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Posted by john nichols on July 08, 2017 at 02:31:28 user Mcneacail.

So I am reading John Buchan's The Three Hostages in an Italian Café and I come across his description of a ram needed for his house in the Cotswalds to supplement the well.

it seems in 1924 just using the term ram was enough for the readers. If you used it today no one would have a clue except Tarboarders


If Max (Beaverbrook) gets to Heaven he won't last long. He will be chucked out for trying to pull off a merger between Heaven and Hell ... after having secured a controlling interest in key subsidiary companies in both places, of course.

H. G. Wells

I thought this also interesting on the Lake Land cam today.


I must say I am struck by the racism in Buchan -- was that really normal at the time -- AR seems to have been completely normally modern compared to Buchan

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