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Rod Liddle: The most fatuous phrases in the English language

1. Battling my demons It was demons who held down that actress/pop singer/reality TV star and rammed four kilos of charlie up her left nostril leaving her with the IQ of an aspidistra and, alas, sans septum…

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Classical Liberalism

Bring your baby to work day

Every working parent combines babies and work but can you actually do both at the same time? I’ve just spent the last two days at a research meeting for a new Centre of Excellence I’m involved in and yes, I took my son. 292 more words


Top 5: What Not to Write on You Match Profile

Don’t Make These Top 5 Mistakes

Annie, divorced and single long enough – decided to try online dating. Filled with optimism and excitement, she proceeded.  511 more words

Page Larkin Date Guide

Ticket Checkers .... damn those ticket checkers.....


There’s nowt  funnier than hearing a whole carriage gasp in horror at the sight of 12 ticket checkers waiting at the gate they are about to pass through on their clearly… untapped oyster card. 99 more words


My calculator went missing. It was last seen on my desk, and I had no idea where it went. I questioned my co-workers if they had borrowed it, but they had their own, with the exception of J, who was new and hadn’t asked for one yet. 590 more words

I'm Just Talking To Myself

True confession: I don’t have to try hard to keep people away from me at the store. All I have to do is forget I’m not really alone and indulge in one of my worst personal habits – talking to myself. 296 more words