After Twitter comes Noyz and Nomebook

This new form of communication expresses feelings in mini-grunts

Can we talk about me now please?

That contemporary phenomenon, the commercially-sponsored academic survey, can normally be relied on to reiterate whatever the received idea of the moment happens to be. It might be the general hopelessness of men, or the death of childhood innocence, or the frightfulness of modern Britain. This week, though, an unpromising little study, commissioned by a wine …