Does it matter which friend it was- really. I am very lucky to have many friends, including a lot of ex students who love to send me stuff. So you are right jane, I didn't not read the full article- to which I, thank goodness, do not have access to.
It is important to know who to trust, and I trust this friend and lovey ex student.
It highlights the danger of passing on second hand information, whether it be something someone else has said e.g,on another site, or linking to an unsubstantiated source.
These are just three examples, there have been others - perhaps you need to be more discriminating about your contacts.
No question of a “dream team” janeainsworth and I are not the only people to question the motivation behind threads which are based on questionable sources.
As the Good Book says, “Do not bear false witness..”