I have news for Simon Hoggart (March 8). There is a teapot orbiting the sun. It’s in my kitchen cupboard.
Dr David Philpott
—letter in The Guardian, March 10, 2008
[NOTE: the notion of the orbiting teapot may have originated with Bertrand Russell. See pages 547-8 of volume 11 of the book The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell.]