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It's fairly recent
Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019
from a US radio advertising campaign from the 30's I think. It means this is going/has started well - possibly after repeated failed attempts. Popularised by Jack Benny and the like in comedy sketches thereafter.Read full comment
Posted in Cooking On Gas
Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019
One or two things. Incognito is one word.
Kirk is almost exclusively used for Church in the Church of Scotland. Your priest(s) are Catholics, I presume, since they practise the rite of Exorcism.
I like the idea of the stories being...Read full comment
This splendid poem
Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019
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Image is copyright Dave Bevis source is https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3381711 and it is...
Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019
to see a dialect word in a poem (jitty) if we don't use them they'll die out. For those of a Yorkshire persuasion it's a ginnel, and if you're Jockinese (like me), it's a close.
Lots to Enjoy
Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018
in this deceptively simple poem. I wonder if wouldn't work better without the first line? You show us all of that in the rest of the poem.
This is particularly beautiful
I turn once more to the laundry.
It is evening now...
Posted in love and laundry
Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018
looking back, sometimes. Old pals who took apprenticeships at 16 haven't lifted a tool in 30 years. Policemen some of them, or RAC men. The lucky few might do some shop-fitting though they're time-served carpenters and joiners. One lathe-turner...Read full comment
Posted in Distance
Posted on Thu, 07 Jun 2018
if you'd asked me 10 years ago about the cathartic benefits of writing, I'd have laughed in your face. How wrong can one be? I suppose the point is it enables you (me, one etc.) to take your feelings outside and examine them, turning them over to...Read full comment
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