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FoTW You'd think that an elite special forces hack like our very own Lewis Page would be au fait with an atlas, but he's sadly not, according to one rather disgruntled reader.

Lewis unwisely kicked off this piece with: "An alliance of boffins from Oxford University and Virginia, America..."

Oh no. Cue a fit of pique from one Lorne Babcock:

How can you write shit like this? Boffins what the fuck is that? Virginia America. You fucking retard. There is no country called America. Got get a brain.

Well, let's see: Lorne Babcock hails from Canada, so for his benefit we'll explain that America is that really big piece of land south of him - a place where they don't generally go boffin' seal pups with baseball bats. So now you know. ®

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