Monthly Archives: August 2011

“And every one of those words rang true, and glowed like burning coal…”

The Lairds of Learning Who are the most ruthless capitalists in the Western world? Whose monopolistic practices makes WalMart look like a corner shop and Rupert Murdoch look like a socialist? You won’t guess the answer in a month of … Continue reading

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Ad-hoc Titanic gombeen comittee commits itself to rearranging of deck chairs.

Uh-huh. (That’s committee pronounced “comet – ee“, in case there’s any confusion.)

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The Engine

“… Every one knew how laborious the usual method is of attaining to arts and sciences; whereas, by his contrivance, the most ignorant person, at a reasonable charge, and with a little bodily labour, might write books in philosophy, poetry, … Continue reading

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