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Warning: This post was published more than 12 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might have changed in the 12 years since I wrote this post.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Many thanks for your understanding.

A very neat, albeit Greek, example of rapid lexical degredation (of the word ‘kudos’ in this case). From now on, I shall only use it in the traditional sense. Yeah, right. Though actually, a quick search reveals that I have never before used that word on the blog, so I’ve not done badly thus far!

This 365th post was filed under: Headliner.






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What I’ve been reading this month (published 4th March 2017)

Diary for 5th March 2008 (published 5th March 2008)

Photo-a-day 59: St Nicholas’s Anglican Cathedral (published 28th February 2012)

Photo-a-day 196: Grand Hotel (published 14th July 2012)

MPs who vote both ways (published 22nd March 2013)


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