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Archive for May 25th, 2017

Lexilogical Lessons in Leeds

I try hard to improve my vocabulary and introduce new words into my blogs. “Articulation is the essence of the lexicographer’s trade.” I was once told by an old acquaintance. I was initially sceptical about his words of advocation; after all would you take guidance from a man who had he had ‘L’ and ‘R’ on his specs to ensure he wore them the right way around? However, after further scrutiny […]

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Watching Sir Rog at the Low Fell Classic

I was sad to read of the passing of actor Sir Roger Moore earlier in the week. Although, I was born prior to the release of most of Sean Connery’s Bond movies, I remember Sir Rog as my childhood 007. His first portrayal of the British agent in Let & Let Die (1973) being the first film from that franchise that I saw at the cinema. I witnessed this little part of celluloid history at […]

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