This past week, Dickens accompanied me to my local Jiffy Lube because the oil needed to be changed in my car, and I wondered what Dickens thought of cars in general. 557 more words
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I have finished reading The Pickwick Papers. Yay! And what a satisfying ending to a satisfying novel it was. Mr. Dickens wrapped everything up so well—I almost thought there was a neat little red ribbon tying my book together when I finished. 728 more words
Oi, oi, pin back your lugs for the next couplet of Ian Dury’s England’s Glory in our attempt to establish the quintessence of Englishness.