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OK, I give up! I've been aware of this spectacular item for several years now, and I've tried again and again to find any way of getting hold of one. Can't even find any more than what's on Wikipedia...
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God's three greatest inventions, by Oolon Colluphid (remember me, from the Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, author of Where God Went Wrong., Some More Of God's Greatest Mistakes, and Who Is This God...
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God's three greatest inventions, by Oolon Colluphid remember me, from the Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, author of Where God Went Wrong., Some More Of God's Greatest Mistakes, and Who Is This God...
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When I was a kid, my parents were too mean to give me any more than 6d a week pocket money. So I took a part-time job with an Indian restaurant. One of my duties was to log in all the chickens on a...
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The London Eye is soon to be accompanied by a second big wheel, on the opposite bank of the River Thames, at the end of Richmond Terrace (which leads to Downing Street at the other end). It's going to...
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Can anybody answer a question to which my doctor has never given me any kind of helpful answer? About 20 years ago, I noticed my left thumbnail showed what looked like a split-line very gradually...
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Just for a little joke in a piece of text I'm sending to somebody, I want a single word to appear upside down. Ho do I do that? I have a very old ex-internet café computer, browser is Mozilla...
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For many years, I used to buy a few little plastic-coated credit card-sized calendars - one for my wallet, one for the desk, and one for spare (they were always going missing!) They were always easily...
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We all know what it;s like when we eat or drink something which goes down 'the wrong way' - we end up coughing and sneezing and spluttering and giving the throat a very painful scrubbing, until all...
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As the title says, my computer has suddenly decided to turn the screen through 90° anticlockwise, for no reason to do with anything I did, that I'm aware of. In less than ideal circumstances (the...
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Earlier today, in a few idle moments, I was messing about with settings on my ancient and not-so-trusty computer (Windows 7). I opened the 'View' tab, and clicked on toolbars, then on the tick next to...
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A few days ago, I was in my local Sainsburys, when a clearly blind woman (and I don't think she was even 'partially sighted') with a long white stick with a small round bobble on the end came round...
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Many years ago, it was possible to buy stretchy rubbery jackets shaped like an incandescent light bulb. They came in a variety of different colours, and the orange ones in particular were very good at...
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I read on Wikipedia that computers have neodymium magnets installed in the hard disc drive. I keep a very extensive archive of audio and video tapes (never made it into the land of digital recording)....
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Waterloo Station has 24 platforms. When it was first built in 1849, it only had 6 platforms. So it was called Quarterloo. But even before that, there was no station and no platforms, and there were...
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I have had temporary use of a new fridge in the empty flat adjoining mine, during substantial bathroom and kitchen repairs, but the ice build-up had been very considerable. The other day, I tried to...
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I was watching a scientific video on YouTube, which was narrated by a robotic voice. At one point, the script referred to 'Einstein's famous E=MC² formula' - but stupidly, the voice reinterpreted...
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I vaguely remember hearing, many years ago, that food manufacturers would put a quantity of an inert gas in bags of things like crisps, tortilla chips, sweets, etc. This was apparently (from what I...
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A few months ago, I started the computer one morning, to find that Yahoo had hijacked virtually every single one of my tabs holding various Google searches that I wanted to refer to again. Although my...

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