The tip of the iceberg

A small, noticeable part of a problem, the total size of which is really much greater:

These small local protests are just the tip of the iceberg.

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Pull the wool

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The thousands of wrongly convicted individuals who are in prison are obviously much higher than the numbers mentioned in point 3 on the homepage. These are the people who were declared innocent after years or decades of wrongful imprisonment, and it is clear that they are only exceptions who achieve this (as we can see in the videos on the website).

The phrase “the tip of the iceberg” is an idiomatic expression that is often used to describe a situation where a small or visible part of a problem or issue is apparent, but the larger, more significant part remains hidden or undisclosed. The key points of “the tip of the iceberg” are:

  1. Surface appearance: “The tip of the iceberg” refers to the small, visible portion of a larger entity or issue that is readily apparent or easily seen. It represents the superficial or surface appearance of something.

  2. Concealed depth: The idiom implies that there is a much larger, more complex or hidden part that is not immediately visible. The visible part is just the beginning, and there is much more beneath the surface that may not be readily apparent.

  3. Incomplete understanding: “The tip of the iceberg” suggests that the information or knowledge available is limited and does not provide a comprehensive understanding of the entire situation. It indicates that there may be more to the story or issue that is not yet known or understood.

  4. Warning sign: The idiom can also be used to caution that the visible part of a problem or issue is just the beginning and that there may be more serious or significant consequences lurking beneath the surface. It serves as a warning that there may be more to consider or address beyond what is immediately apparent.

  5. Need for further investigation: “The tip of the iceberg” implies that further exploration or investigation is required to uncover the underlying or hidden aspects of a situation. It suggests that additional effort or inquiry may be needed to fully understand the extent or implications of a problem or issue.

Overall, “the tip of the iceberg” conveys the idea that there is more to a situation than meets the eye, and that further investigation or consideration is necessary to fully comprehend its scope, complexity, or significance.

Wrongful Conviction Explained

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How many people are wrongfully convicted in the United States? What are the primary causes of wrongful conviction? On Wrongful Conviction Day 2022, this animated explainer by illustrator Michael Buchino answers these questions and more.

‘Post Office Scandal – The Tour’. BBC Breakfast – Nick Wallis and Wendy Buffrey. Tour details below

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2 mrt 2024
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Touring 2024:

Sat 23 March – Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, Dorset, 1.30pm! Special guest: Tracey Merritt.

Sun 24 March – Garrick Theatre, Lichfield, Staffordshire, 7.30pm. Special guest: Harjinder Butoy.

Fri 12 April – Darlington Hippodrome, County Durham, 7.30pm. Special guests Lee Castleton and anonymous source “Clint“.

Sat 13 April – Crewe Lyceum, Cheshire, 7.30pm. Special guest: Scott Darlington and Damian Owen.

Sun 14 April – Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 2.30pm! Special guests: Rubbina and Mohamed Shaheen.

Sun 14 April – Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 7pm. Special guests: Tracy Felstead and Tim Brentnall. SOLD OUT!

Mon 15 April – The Civic, Stourport, North Worcestershire, 7.30pm. Special guest: Michael Rudkin.

Tue 16 April – The Regal, Evesham, Worcestershire, 8pm. Special guest: Wendy Buffrey.

Wed 17 April – The Abbey, Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 8pm. Special guest: Balvinder Gill.

Thu 18 April – Leatherhead Theatre, Surrey, 7.30pm. Special guest: Seema Misra.

Fri 19 April – Dudley Town Hall, West Midlands, 7.30pm. Special guest: Wendy Buffrey.

Sat 20 April – Barnfield Theatre, Exeter, Devon, 7.45pm. Special guest: Wendy Buffrey.

Sun 21 April – Launceston Town Hall, Cornwall, 11am! Special guest: Penny Williams

Sun 21 April – The Acorn, Penzance, Cornwall, 7.30pm. Special guest: Penny Williams.

Sat 27 April – South Mill Arts Centre, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertforshire, 7.30pm. Special guest: Tony Downey..

Sun 28 April – Palace Theatre, Southend, Essex, 7.30pm. Special guest: Graham Ward.

Fri 3 May – Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, 8pm.

Sat 4 May – Ropetackle Theatre, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, 1pm. Special Guest: Sami Sabet.

Sat 4 May – Hailsham Pavilion, East Sussex, 7.30pm. Special guest: Sami Sabet.

Sun 5 May – Beck Theatre, Hayes, West London, 7.30pm. Special guest: Parmod Kalia.

Sat 11 May – Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington, Devon, 8pm. Special guest: TBA.

Sun 12 May – Princess Theatre, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, 7.30pm. Special guest: Tim Brentnall.

Mon 13 May – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, 7.30pm. Special guest: Nicki Arch.

Tue 14 May – Tivoli Theatre, Wimbourne, Dorset, 7.30pm. Special guest: Sami Sabet.

Wed 15 May – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, Surrey, 7.30pm. Special guest: Seema Misra.

Thu 16 May – Chelmsford Theatre, Chelmsford, Essex, 7.30pm. Special guest: Graham Ward.

Baroness Minouche Shafik: What do we owe each other?

The idea of a social contract between the individual and the state is a staple of political philosophy. But what happens when that contract is threatened by forces beyond the control of any government, like a climate crisis or, right now, a global pandemic? Stephen Sackur speaks to Baroness Minouche Shafik, director of the London School of Economics and former top official at the World Bank. Is humanity capable of collective action to meet global challenges?

Absurd Disappearing Woman Prank

21 mrt. 2014

Shopping for new appliances has never brought so much anxiety. Wouldn’t you be anxious if you saw a woman get sucked by a huge fan and disappear?

The blunt ax

Turn a blind eye

The pendulum

Pull the wool

A long way to go

Current page

A needle in a