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The Spigot: the Origins of Valentine’s Day

The first interpretation of this celebration originates from a small walled city called Luberus. Whilst the city’s defences were being constructed hordes of hungry open countryside armed with brushes and scrubbers roamed outside. To honour the engineers working on the … Continue reading

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Affected Laborious

The writer’s mind flailed like a kitten in a fan belt. What could he do? He hunched over his typewriter keys; punching words like cold ice into the thin paper membrane. He’d been trying to give up this overblown style … Continue reading

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Oratorio Twang

In the last movement of the sacred apotheosis there was a horrible snap as the vocalist broke all that remained was two handfuls of intestine and some broken knicker elastic. – Benjamin F Jones

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