> At 17:24 08/05/2003 +0100, John W wrote:
>> I think there are some branches of knowledge so
>> esoteric or out-of-tune with the Zeitgeist that it is unreasonable to
>> spend taxpayers' money on them.
> Such as?
> What on earth has the "Zeitgeist" got to do with it?
All right, how about Weltschmerz, then?