7th December, 12:21 pm Dec 7th

There's only 2 days left to sign up for secret santa. Secret santa appeared in thursday's new york times

[Desk duck](http://www.nicecupofteaandasitdown.com/duck/) itself is mildly amusing but the faq is funny beyond belief: Should we fear ducks? Apart from the possibility of a firm pecking, no you are fairly safe as far as ducks go, its geese you have to watch out for. Mind you I have often thought that with their ability to swim underwater as well as on the surface, and to walk and fly ducks could make the ultimate combat soldier.

Wired have picked up the KPMG story (KPMG, KPMG. KPMG. KPMG). I feel somehow responsible for alerting tom to this.

All you ever wanted to know about the underground postoffice railway. did anyone realise this exists at all?

A scary online zoo

The fantastic free host f2s (freedom to surf) is closing it's free hosting service. Users are being 'invited' to upgrade for about £40 a year.

This was posted on Friday 7th December, 2001 at 12:21 pm Pacific.

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