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I understand that, apart from the usual amount of an estate which is exempt from inheritance tax, the value of a family house, or some of its value, is also exempt if the house is left to a...
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Wotcha, Ed, what is wrong with this website ? Using Firefox. Almost every time I click on something, the system crashes or else it takes up to five minutes ( sometimes more ) to connect through to...
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In late February, I ordered some cosmetic items via Amazon as a birthday present. After I completed the order I got a message saying it would arrive on March 30th, long after the birthday. That date...
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I have just found an old family wedding photograph which might date from around 1900. My grandparents are in it, as a young couple. There is a name on the cardboard frame - "Van Trotga, London and...
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Anyone know what is wrong with hotmail at the moment ? Or, more important, when it is likely to be fixed ?
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"The ides of march are come !" as Shakespeare says. So, if you must go to the Forum today, look out for back-stabbers ! Probably wearing togas....
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Did you know - if you live alone and your water supply is from Thames water and your property is not suitable for a water meter to be installed, you can get a discount on your water bills ? They keep...
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I am fed up either grating my knuckles, or wasting the last bit of carrot I want to grate. I have tried using the sort of spiked holder which comes with my mandolin, but that isn't adequate. Is there...
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I am getting fed up with my BT shares being such a miserable investment. If I were to give them to my son, presumably I have to survive for 7 years before the value of the shares drops out of my...
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On meeting a ( male or female ) methodist Minister for the first time at a funeral in England, what is the correct formal way to address him or her ? I get the idea that "Reverend" is not correct - or...
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I usually use a powdered sweetener on my porridge, but recently thought of trying Stevia. To me it has no sweetness at all, but has a curious faint taste of something slightly unpleasant. Do other...
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I have been prescribed some rather pungent eye-drops. Soon after administering them, I seem to have a strange taste at the back of my mouth. Is there a connection, or am I imagining it ?
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Where can I find a list of those charities which were recently fined and criticised for wrongly sharing donors' data ?
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I have quite a number of those little plastic balls which come in roll-on deodorants, and I'd like to recycle them usefully. Apart from giving them to children to play with, is there anything...
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I have just received an email purporting to be a receipt for an order for itunes, totalling nearly £70. I have never in my life had any dealings with Apple or itunes, so I propose to regard this as...
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All my leaves have gone into my compost bins, with the excess going into the council's wheelie bin. Should I have tried to make leafmould instead ? If so, how, and what would I do with it when it was...
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I am scraping up leaves of magnolia, viburnum, honeysuckle, cherry, damson, wisteria and jasmine. And the neighbours' apple, lilac, buddleia and syringa. Would any of these mess up my compost ?
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I am looking for a fan heater, in shops or on the Internet, but they are all so ugly. Even the wildly expensive ones. Any ideas ?...
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A shrub, over 2 metres high, with a very simple shaped leaf, mid-green, slightly shiny with deep lines, about 5/6cm long, not thought to be deciduous; no flower yet discovered. Stems a bit like...
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My son tells me he has just received a message from the student loan company congratulating him on completing his repayments, and also telling him he had overpaid by £2,000. He queried this, saying...

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