Monthly Archives: October 2011

Unless the duck is actually part of his body

Il s’a frappé le canard. Not only is that not how you would say that in French, I also seem to think that the verb is se frapper and not frapper.

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First recorded example of hip-hop

From Sumeria.

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and drunk with milk

I woke up the other morning with the words Milch und leise going round my head. Milch, fair enough, but leise what?

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Also Imelda May and Theresa May.

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Every time I see mention of Michael Ignatieff or Michael Ondaatje I need to stop and think which one is meant.

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