Charles Cowling
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Charles Cowling
  Posted by our ornithology correspondent Richard Rawlinson With its alliterative similarity to Shakespeare’s phrase ‘dead as a doornail’, the term ‘dead as a dodo’ also remains in usage. The extinct bird has become a symbol of obsolescence. Unable to fly and laying just one egg at a time, this three
Charles Cowling
  There’s an awful lot of talk just now about the inadequacies and iniquities of the Social Fund Funeral Payment. There’s also a lot of lobbying and campaigning going on to try and fix it. And a new term is born: funeral poverty. That the Funeral Payment is presently inadequate