Re: UK population
- From: dbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ("David G. Bell")
- Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 16:23:19 +0000 (GMT)
On Thursday, in article <6259bcF211c29U1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx "Jim Webster" wrote:
"greymaus" <greymausg@xxxxxxxx> wrote in message
On 2008-02-21, Linda Sutherland <linda.sutherland@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
In message <61suteF1vmal2U1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
"Jim Webster" <jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
The United Kingdom is drastically over-populated and could support only
million people if it had to provide for the current 60 million from its
resources, says a study published on Monday.
That's 25-30% of population. From memory, at the start of WWII the UK
could feed something like 40% of the population of that time. Is the
difference due to rising population or falling production?
Actually, bad research on the part of the cranks doing the report.
Dennis Wheately (sp?) wrote several books on the breakdown of society
as imagined during the 193-'s or 40's.. all great fun. Now, Kenya
recently is more like what it happen. Buy your pangas now, they may
not be availaable when you want them. :)
Have you contemplated the elegant lines of the yorkshire bill, over a foot
of blade attached to over 18" of handle. The ethnic weapon of choice amongst
I picked up a book called "Making a Bough-stave Longbow" at Lincoln
Castle, a decade or so ago. I'm not sure I have the shoulder muscles to
draw a decent longbow, not since I gave up hand-balling fertiliser, but
I recommend it as a reference. A young lady of my aquaintance has
speculated about converting worn disc-coulter parts into something
similar to a chakram, but she does have a tendency to ullulation.
David G. Bell -- SF Fan, Filker, and Punslinger.
On the horizon, a carrier task force of the Salvation Navy was
turning into the wind, preparing to launch Zeppelins.
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