Commonplace Sunday, 26th January, 2020

The ten commandments should be treated like an exam; only six should be attempted.

Bertrand Russell

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The World is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.

Horace Walpole

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Mid-air refuelling is as easy, according to one Vulcan pilot, as ‘sticking wet spaghetti up a cat’s arse’.

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There is infinite hope, but not for us.

Franz Kafka

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Chotto monoganashii A Japanese term for the small tug of sorrow at things passing and changing.

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Some favourite misprints
She had a small cruel moth.
I look forward to seeing you shorty.
I’ve been off work with a swollen prostitute.
For lunch I had Scotch, eggs and salad.