Three languages before breakfast

New from the MySociety genii:, capsule the curiously-capitalised PlaceOpedia. Think Google Maps ? Wikipedia. Brilliant. Except that, as I write, all the links read


  1. Could he perchance have been saying ‘where we are’ ? That’s the question people ask all the time on my train commute, often shortly followed by ‘this train doesn’t stop at Mountain View?’

  2. That’s possible – good spot, actually, given that you have only a dodgy pseudo-phonetic transliteration to go on. However, I’m fairly certain he started saying it while we were still in the station at Glasgow. And you’d think he’d know where he’d started, at least?

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