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Spring Sprung

The gritters were out yesterday evening (Sunday) but no one told the frogs. I’d noticed the spawn on Saturday and

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In Passing

In Karin Fossum’s The Drowned Boy, I came across this sentence: “They each ordered a beer and sat and sipped

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Avoirdupois

Sarcasm or litotes? “Measuring anything means comparing it with an agreed standard. Until now, for instance, the standard kilogram (see

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Legless Neymar

It made me chuckle. I hope whoever at the BBC wrote it knew exactly what

Spring Sprung

The gritters were out yesterday evening (Sunday) but no one told the frogs. I’d noticed

In Passing

In Karin Fossum’s The Drowned Boy, I came across this sentence: “They each ordered a