Time travel

Although it’s maybe not the best thing for my health, I still follow Scottish football. (“Soccer” for North American readers.) And although I am not a diehard bluenose who wishes death, destruction and defeat for Celtic, I have always supported Glasgow Rangers and check their results regularly.

On Sunday 21 August, Rangers were playing away to Motherwell. At about 6pm local time I looked at the BBC web site for the score and saw this:

BBC Site 21 August 2011

"What's the score? What's the score? What's the score?"

According to the BBC, Rangers were winning 1:0. The trouble is, they had been winning 2:0 at half time… And for those of a certain disposition, check out the “last updated” details at the top. Sometimes, I despair of modern standards!