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Goodbye June and all you can teach us (28th-30th)

Monday “Ich drücke Dir die Daumen” (singular you), “Ich drücke euch die Daumen” (plural you) is german for an equivalent to “I’ll cross my fingers for you” (but is more to do with thumbs). Tuesday I learnt a few ways … Continue reading

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More lessons to learn around the Maypole (10/5 – 16/5)

Monday The axolotl never grows up and will not undergo metamosphosis in its natural state. However a cheeky iodine injection can make its balls drop and bring it into an adult form. Tuesday The Oxford English Dictionary since 1911 has … Continue reading

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First May Lessons…(1st and 2nd of May)

Saturday Kopi Luwak is the name of the “cat poo” coffee that is made from beans that have been through the asian palm civet (which is not a cat). I also deduced correctly that the power of hindsight is subtely … Continue reading

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The first lessons of March

Monday – Cheating husbands are less intelligent than those that do not cheat. Ashley Cole, John Terry should take note you dirty dogs Tuesday – Bambi was Austrian Wednesday – Invertase is the enzyme used to make soft centres in … Continue reading

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