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Ah, that little frisson of horror and shame when you accidentally type your password in the wrong field and can READ IT.
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Our HR software lets me request annual leave or sick leave in the years 1900 through 2100. Handy for the working time traveller.
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To get their license, every used-book store in NZ must stock at least one (1) copy of Muldoon’s Rise & Fall of a Young Turk.
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Thai restaurant playing salsa remix of Coldplay’s Clocks. Numerous people in this process could have come to their senses. Quite like Franz Ferdinand cumbia cover in Español though.
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As kids in St Louis, William Burroughs’s mum and T S Eliot used to walk to dance classes past Prufrock’s Furniture Store.
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“Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.” —Cyril Connolly
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“Of course, you realise, Connolly, that whoever wins the war, we shall emerge a second-rate nation.” —Orwell (Eric Blair), aged 11
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Halloween costume I’d like to see: 6 five-year-olds dressed as jawas, one with a taser. Trick or treat!
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Historic Moments in Knitting 1: Lord Raglan orders the Earl of Cardigan’s Light Brigade charge in the Battle of Balaclava.
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Voting is essentially ineffectual thus irrational, so why not vote for irrational reasons? Me, I like the orange felt pens.
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I always wanted to read a time-travel story starring a elderly couple named Rex and Gloria Mundy.
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Thomas Friedman is a case study of how far you can go with a moustache and unshakeable self-confidence.
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The disco scenes in Scarface are so badly choreographed, they almost look real.
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Reading Schaller’s field observations of pandas: each day they eat for 14 hours, and poo 20 kg of semi-digested bamboo. That’s a the weight of a six-year-old. Helpful if you’re an artist who wants to sculpt an entire primary-school class in panda poo.
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