Cerebral stuff from U.K.

Internet anti-pornography filtering software used by U.S. schools and libraries is reportedly steering “hits” away from , the wildlife diary site of British artist Richard Bell, because his topics include blue tits, a pair of great tits, and “a magnificent cock pheasant.” All are birdspecies names which are at least as well-known worldwide as the other uses of the words, known mainly to Americans.

The British Broadcasting Corporation has discontinued the BBC Vegetarian Good Food magazine, founded in 1992. The magazine reportedly surged in popularity when the 1996 bovine spongiform encephalopathy panic brought a rapid decline of beef consumption, but lost circulation and advertising in recent years when many hasty converts to vegetarianism returned to their

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