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Five Loaves, Two Fishes and Six Chicken Nuggets by Barry Gibbons

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6. Crumbug: a call for action

Normally, my inventions crash and burn on take off. This might have something to do with the marks I scored in my last science exams in 1962. I got 3% in chemistry and 4% in physics. Or it may have been the other way around. Hence, when I went to the market with my breakthrough electric snooker cue some years later, the market took no notice.

I have, however, invented a language. Well, not the language itself, but the name for a language that is now widely spoken and written.

I arrived at Burger King more than ten years ago. The company, which was then part of the Pillsbury group, had become the ‘victim’ of one of the last contested corporate acquisitions of the second millennium. The ‘victor’ company was then called ...

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