Monthly Archives: August 2012

A 1939 map of physics

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LOGIC, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding. The basic of logic is the syllogism, consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion–thus: Major Premise: … Continue reading

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…close to the wind

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London 2012

Cousin Dave strikes again… In the first 10 days of the Olympics the Romanians have taken gold,silver,bronze,copper,lead, drain covers and anything else they can get their hands on. Somalia has been thrown out of the Olympics. They didn’t know that … Continue reading

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Must be my accent….

I’ve been trying out Google’s Chrome browser on the iPad. It doesn’t understand whichever mix of accents I’ve developed from living in 3 countries and working in godknowshowmany others. I ask it politely to look up Mainz Daily Photo. This … Continue reading

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Standup comedy as it was

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Knew it!

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Tunes for a Tuesday – 28 August 2012

Sunny Came Home – Shawn Colvin – A Few Small Repairs [Listen] He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother – Melba Moore – Look What You’re Doing To The Man [Listen] Kettering – The Antlers [Listen] Animal – Mike Snow [Listen] … Continue reading

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Rage, rage against the dying of the light

New Zealand is a small nation. The 6 degrees of separation that apply to the rest of the world are reduced to 2 here. I was talking to a friend last week and we agreed that probably everyone in the … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, there isn’t ………

Police in Essex investigating reports of a lion being spotted in a field have called off the search. The animal was seen near Earl Hall Drive in St Osyth, near Clacton-on-Sea, by holidaymaker Bob Martin at about 19:00 BST on … Continue reading

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