Monthly Archives: November 2017

Farewell Rodney Bewes

I just had to mark the passing of one of the ‘Likely Lads’, Rodney Bewes who died today at the age of 79. He was part of what in my opinion is the best sitcom ever to appear on British … Continue reading

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Nailed On

I’ve finally come across a way to identify the perfect date, thanks an entry from The Shepherd’s Prognostication, 1729 in my trusty Perpetual Almanac: The nails very short, signify a person to be wicked; small and cracked to be a … Continue reading

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Classy Tattoos

  Ah, we’ve all experienced love that has that kind of effect!

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Word Origins

In response to an overwhelming lack of demand for another posting on the origins of words and phrases, I proudly bring you the following. In days of yore, before many things had been thought through as well as they might … Continue reading

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Fetch, boy!

Here’s another offering from our friends at¬†Analytical Grammar I would never ask my dog to do this – but then I do have a servant who follows me around with the appropriate equipment.

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Classy Tattoo Time

Am I the only person in the world without a tattoo? Even mathematicians are getting in on the act now!

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