Of the twenty-four equal hours into which they divide the day and the night, the Utopians devote only six to work. They work three hours before noon, when they go to lunch. After lunch, they rest for two hours, then go to work for another three hours. Then they have supper, and about eight o’clock (counting the first hour after noon as one) they go to bed, and sleep eight hours.
I read it as a teenager, at which stage I spent roughly 16 hours a day resting.
- what planet's he on?
From a BBC article re Channel 4’s reality TV show, Shattered: [O]n leaving the show, contestant Craig North said: “It was like
- Spanish noun-adjective semantic ambiguity
None of the immediate context enables one to say whether the South Tangier refugee relief committee was anxious to grasp Helena
- Columbus was Irish
Following up yesterday’s Galway post, and anticipating yet more “Columbus was Catalan/lesbian/a figure of speech” lunacy on Hispanidad Day tomorrow, here’s
- TIME on Sanjurjo’s 1932 coup attempt
Whoever wrote for them back them believed in providing kicks for his/her bucks: At daybreak in Huelva a sleepy police man named
(Möchtet ihr nicht auch die Wurst versuchen?)