I was a big fan of Ray Girvan.
- Ling’s Cars
Ray Girvan has found a rather special car lease site. I particularly enjoyed her robust views on the FT. If only
- How to flavour your cake with shashlyk for free
This Nasreddin Hodja story (via Ray Girvan) reminds me of the custom in at least one particularly poor part of England
- Born, not made
The Spanish, making progress with a backlog of untranslated English snowclones?
- Unusual duelling weapons
Of sausages, sugarcandy, daggers on helmets, sharp-bladed collars, pills, and billiard balls, with a note on zombie destruction.
- How Emperor Charles V ended up talking German to his horse (1)
Domain-based code-switching from Daniel Bomberg’s Jerusalem Talmud to Hieronymus Fabricius’ De locutione. Featuring the wit and wisdom of Rabbi Jonathan of