Monthly Archives: October 2016

Get Used to It

In times, long gone I had broad shoulders Even, ‘barrel chested’ Thick arms and wrists. Legs were not so good But I didn’t care At thirteen, I had seen Many adverts for Charles Atlas. I knew I was the type … Continue reading

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Three Men in a Boat syndrome: the use and abuse of statistics

I remember going to the British Museum one day to read up the treatment for some slight ailment of which I had a touch—hay fever, I fancy it was. I got down the book, and read all I came to … Continue reading

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Stella

I wasn’t embarrassed even though it was embarrassing She refused to play with the other children and Said, “They’re too stupid to play with!” In her piercing voice. I smiled a little smile, an uncomfortable smile Then she said, “It’s … Continue reading

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Joan Rivers on Housework

I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again. Chris

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Rebranding Immigrants

Immigrants are mobile human capital. Immigrants are poor tourists. Immigrants are citizens of the world. Chris

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