In no other century …
The online systems against which there is no protection and no appeal: fellow-feeling, while watching Henry Marsh, a consultant neurosurgeon, fail to complete his electronic timesheet in that excellent documentary The English Surgeon.
Then there is the horror which is unscrumpleable money: tradition requires one to scrumple all new notes, whether sterling or dollars, and this vile currency is made of plastic and simply won’t.
And finally, the sonic toothbrush. I wondered why I felt as if I couldn’t see while using it. Turns out I really can’t see properly while brushing. Cleaning the top teeth transmits vibration via the skull into the eyeballs.