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A Soviet Farmer greets Joseph Stalin

“Comrade Stalin, we have so many potatoes that, piled one on top of the other, they would reach all the way to God.” “But God does not exist.” “Exactly! Neither do the potatoes.”

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The Hackney Saga

Bob Beavis, my senior carpenter, was a great asset to me in that within his apprenticeship he had been taught how to become more than just a carpenter but a skilled joiner he used to overcome any technical problems. For … Continue reading

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Great Opening Sentences

This selection is not trying to compete with The Observer or any of the other literary giants who fill their pages with lists during the dead Summer months. This list is of non- literary opening sentences, which nonetheless are tremendous … Continue reading

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