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I came to Bury St. Edmunds, not to praise him!

It’s odd what you hear when you are just casually meandering around the bookshops and charity outlets of your home patch. Today as I went into W H Smiths to pick up my regular musical research publications, a copy of Shindig and NME (just in case their staff have learned to write again…you never know!) and as I am browsing the music section a group of young girls, no more than 15 or 16 wandered past and were heard to use the expression “well, in our day….” You are teenagers for god sake, it is your day. 154 more words

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The Real Word Crime

So, Weird Al’s “Word Crimes” is being passed among writers, editors, and Defenders of the English Language like ear plugs at a Yoko Ono performance. 1,030 more words

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Is Depression Contagious?

I am lucky to have loads of creative friends.  My social circles are packed full of creative types.  Now – creative types,in general, tend to have experienced some kind of mental illness, or, those susceptible to mental illness are super creative. 634 more words

Captain Britain enjoys a nice cup of tea.

Inspired by The Mighty World of Marvel issue 15, here is a gallery of Captain Britain indulging in that most British of pastimes, drinking tea. 99 more words

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"The Understanding Barman" -- A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Might be mildly NSFW.

A classic routine from A Bit of Fry & Laurie, which ran on the BBC in the late 80s through middle 90s.

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The Etymon

Okay, so I thought I’d put up a little post about the name of this blog.  The Etymon, in case you didn’t know, means the true meaning of a word. 1,014 more words

TV series review: 24 - Live Another Day (2014)

Created by: Joel Surnow, Robert Cochran. Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Yvonne Strahovski, Tate Donovan, William Devane, Michael Wincott, Stephen Fry, Kim Raver, Michelle Fairley, Colin Salmon. 581 more words

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