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July Lessons

Monday Grasshoppers can bite. Tuesday The GM food scare may well have started from a discredited scientific study that poisoned mice with potatoes. All the study really showed was that potatoes contain poisons (which incidently are contained on the outisde … Continue reading

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June 14th-20th lessons (many about male anatomy)

Monday The barnacle has a penis 40 times its own body length. (Not surewhether to be impressed, jealous or take pity as what I would do with one over 240 feet?  Maybe use it as a scarf.) They also have … 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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More April Lessons 19th – 25th

Monday – I learnt that there is a new organisation the YPLA (lets hear it for the YPLA! Young Persons Learning Agency) that replaces the LSC. Possibly the dullest lesson of the year so far, A toxophilite being an archery … Continue reading

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March 8th – March 14th

Monday – A golden raspberry award costs £3 to make, congratulations to Sandra Bullock for getting hers (oh and the oscar I suppose too). The most expensive ticket for the Wigan v Liverpool game was £28. Also it is commonwealth … 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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Last 7 Educational Moments of February (22nd to 28th)

Monday – Berol fibre tipped pens can survive for 14 days without their cap on, unlike some of my students. Tuesday – Found out how to sort out a rogue US keyboard impersonator on a PC (one of those things … Continue reading

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Lessons for Valentines day week…

Apart from being a time to reflect on appalling treatment by ex-gfs and how they don’t deserve you etc etc (not really, I didn’t deserve them)  I have learnt the following excellent things this week… Monday – Ser is Polish … Continue reading

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February, New Month, New Week more things to learn

Monday – I actually found out what macrame is. heard the name, knew it was some sort of craft thing that I would never do but wasn’t sure if it was done with card, tissue paper or paint. Turns out … Continue reading

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This weeks lessons (week beginning 18th January)

So I don’t hassle everyone with a thing I learn everyday I have decided to do a week at a time… Monday : Learnt how to use the Fake Call feature on my phone Tuesday : learnt that Sgorio on … Continue reading

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