"Look out for my new book - 'Shit Hack : all the secrets of writing sensationalist drivel that readers should know.'" — UK writer Tim Hayward on the Telegraph's nonsense listicle "The 20 shocking secrets every diner should know" (based on the book Restaurant Babylon). It includes gems like #5: "Sometimes the 'specials' are only 'special' because restaurants are desperate to get rid of them." And #18: "Drugs use is rife amongst workers, mainly cocaine." The list was so bad even the Daily Mail picked it up. [Twitter]
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