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Extraordinary Millennium – Reading, ‘Riting and Retirement.

Our sister organisation VNU Newswire recently reported that a retired teacher in Switzerland – land of the millennium-compliant cuckoo clock – received a letter ordering him to report to school. Not, of course, to help alleviate a desperate shortage of teachers, but because the non-Y2K-compliant town hall database thought that it was about time the 105-year-old pensioner got packed off to learn the three Rs, like any good Swiss five-year-old. What the hell: it was time for a refresher course, anyway.

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