And if “spuriosity” isn’t a word, it probably should be. It seemed the best way of describing the report that Dr Nigel Bannister, a space scientist at the University of Leicester has worked out that on a per-byte basis, text messaging is much more expensive than getting data from the Hubble space telescope. It’s a very silly and utterly pointless comparison, which is probably why it was used in a recent TV documentary.
It’s research like this that has made this country what it is today.
 Deliberately ambiguous statement