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Monthly Archives: Maret 2014

Could it be that this scepticism has been passed on to Ian

Ignore the snow on the ground: it’s not officially winter until December 23. So what does that mean? Well, roughly a month of denial. But also a couple more weeks of wearing those must have fall jackets. So both Ian’s grandfathers had fought in bitter wars, and had been obliged to follow orders they perhaps did not agree with. His ...

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After deliberating and coming up with pro’s and con’s

This sort of thing never used to happen. As Dean Jones, the former Australian cricketer, remarked about recent debutant George Bailey presentation of his Baggy Green cap by former captain Mark Taylor: gave me goose bumps. Nearly 30 years ago I received my cap and there was no such fanfare. William J. Seymour joined the school. He was a southern ...

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I usually don’t act like that

The countries that comprised the former USSR are pretty big on downplaying that whole Communism thing these days. The process of removing Communist memorials is called “decommunization,” probably because “antisovietization” was already taken by an indie band from Austin. The problem is that after a 70 year reign across multiple countries, the Soviets racked up a decent number of buildings ...

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