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You local HSBC is 0.5320458941752867 miles away

WE normally rather like it when banks are accurate. You know, count our money correctly, manage  to send the new credit card to the right address, that sort of thing. But it is possible for them to perhaps be just a little bit over-enthusiastic.

Measuring from my parent’s house to the nearest HSBC branch it tells me that it is 0.5320458941752867 miles.

Exactly.

This is perhaps rather more accuracy that we really need:

17 decimal places represents atomic-scale accuracy. This means we now know just how far it is to our handiest HSBC to within a few electrons, which is extremely useful.

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Posted: 6th, January 2012 | In: Money | Comment


Independent Forgets HSBC In News That UK Is A Nation Of Renters

THE front page of the Independent says “Britain to become nation of renters”.

And what is below that news? Why, it’s an adverts for HSBC mortgages.

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Posted: 31st, May 2011 | In: Money | Comment


The Global Warming Swimming Pool, By HSBC

GLOBAL warming is good news for swimmers.

This is an ad for HSBC by Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai, India.

Spotter

Posted: 26th, November 2008 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)