Now her most senior ministers, led by Boris Johnson, are telling her that the health service is a key issue and they are right. It was also a major plank of the Leave campaign that Brexit would free up hundreds of millions of taxpayers' cash for the NHS. Funding is not the main problem - the NHS needs a complete rethink to meet ever-increasing demands and expectations - but the public agrees with Labour that more money is the magic cure. There is no use the Tories fighting this point.
We are probably not quite on his list of s***hole countries (yet) but he knows it’s a place where he would be greeted by hordes of professional protesters hurling abuse, rotten eggs and stinky old shoes. He must also be fed up being continually chided by our pious Prime Minister who, desperate to match sainted Brother Jeremy’s right-on utterances, condemns the President’s every tweet. If only she were as clever at using social media as The Donald.
My brain doesn’t get kph, whereas miles per hour conveys an instant meaning. Nor can I envisage centigrade, grammes and tonnes. We are a totally messed up country because we affect to be metric yet still have imperial measures. Why must we buy petrol in litres when we still think in miles per gallon and speed in mph? Why do we have to buy commodities in metric yet still talk about pints of milk or beer? The Americans have got it right. They have ploughed (plowed?)
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".