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Environmentally Pro Nuclear

(Picture from here.) These are the kinds of posts that get me in trouble. I am quite pro-environmental. We have as much solar as we

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New Worlds: Illicit Goods

This week’s essay kind of belongs back with the theft-related essays that started off Year Six, but for reasons of logistics it’s getting tacked into

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Did They Really Say That?

One of the joys of leafing through the 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is running across slang expressions and figures of speech still in

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The January Read, 2023

You may remember me writing about last year’s read and the tradition that led to that – but this year there it was, another Walt

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