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The pernicious creep of Big Nanny

The creep of nannying announcements

21 May 2022

9:00 AM

21 May 2022

9:00 AM

Waiting at a coach station recently, in the space of seven minutes I was cautioned three times by the disembodied voice of Big Nanny. No smoking or vaping was allowed. Cycling was prohibited. Pedestrians were directed to use only the designated crossings. I almost wished I’d opted to travel by rail, but then I remembered that Big Nanny rides on trains too.

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