Category Archives: Culture

Are you the one?

Or are you a regular Fog of Chaos reader?

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Last tree?

  Another reason to save the trees? Perhaps, but looking at those disciplined, well trained dogs, behaving almost like our academics and journalists, one would think that they could be trained to use the poles of wind intermittent electricity generators. … Continue reading

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Healthy lives

  Isn’t publishing such statistics racist? Perhaps comrade Triggs ought to ban it. ( The white bars for capitals, hatched bars the regional average)

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 17th March, 1909 : Sydney flour millers, James and Joseph Wearne, have died of bubonic plague. Inspection of their mill in Goulburn Street has revealed shocking plague infestation. Health officials have removed 235 dead … Continue reading

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Feminists’ idea of debate

 

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 7th February, 1957 : Bill Haley and his Comets, who arrived at Southampton on the Queen Elizabeth to a heroes’ welcome this week, last night gained another rapturous reception for their first London concert … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 6th February, 1927 : A boy violinist in short trousers caused a sensation in Paris tonight with his effortless playing. Yehudi Menuhin performed the Symphonie Espagnole written by Lalo for the Spanish virtuoso, Sarasate, … Continue reading

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Unstoppable decline

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger My ignorance of television programmes notwithstanding, I could not avoid noticing undoubtedly newsworthy spat between the two female political analysts arguing about their respective blouses. Perhaps they were finally able to talk about … Continue reading

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If Obama had four more children…

For people who missed this on their ABC – Main Stream Media

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 12th December, 1910 : Germany has walked away with three of the five prizes presented this year by the Nobel Committee in Stockholm. Paul Heyse wins the Nobel Prize for Literature, while the Chemistry … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 10th December, 1901 : The first Nobel laureates received their awards today, for outstanding contributions in the fields of literature, chemistry, physics, peace and medicine. They were distributed in Oslo by the Norwegian Nobel … Continue reading

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Z bojů o Mistra

  Pavel Jacko Čtenářský ohlas potěší jak vážného spisovatele, tak i řezníka z Podolí, který se snaží zhumornit Babičku mezi bůčkem a krkovičkou. Také my, vědci, oceňujeme reakce čtenářů, i když chápeme, že některé perly svými rypáky neuchopí. Tak kupříkladu … Continue reading

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Is that what it means?

 

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Lepší rudý, než …

Pavel Jacko Znalcům Cimrmanova díla se nebude zdát podivným jakýkoliv, byť sebe fantastičtější objev Mistrova vlivu na vývoj lidstva. Nicméně i zkušenému pisateli těchto řádků se orosily brýle vzrušením nad nejnovějšími archeologickými vykopávkami v Severní Americe, potvrzujícími mimo jakoukoli pochybnost, … Continue reading

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Bílý Mistr v černé Africe

Pavel Jacko Popisy Mistrových afrických cest jsou určitě všem vzdělanějším čtenářům známy. Málo známo asi je, proč Jára da Cimrman psal převážně anglicky a pod pseudonymem Žijící kámen. Bylo tomu tak. Po nalezení a znovuosídlení Atlantidy sláva Járy da Cimrmana … Continue reading

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They will learn them

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I wonder whether after the eighth November the Americans still will be proudly teaching the benighted world the principles and practice of true democracy and whether the political has-beens will be again volunteering … Continue reading

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The Third Try

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Cardinal Schönborn will never be a Pope. He seems to be a Christian. “The Viennese Archbishop was preaching Sunday at the feast of Mariä Namen, which marks the victory of the Christian armies … Continue reading

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Tomato fight

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Another La Tomatina, and 160 tonnes of tomatoes, is gone. Those of you who missed my reminder in Bull Run would have to book for 2017. Apparently the Buňol local council, for safety … Continue reading

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Love Song

…from the styluses of the long dead poets Sumerian Love Song ( 27th century B.C.) He has sprouted, he has burgeoned, he is lettuce planted by the water, My well-stocked garden of the plain, my favoured of the womb, My … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 12th August, 1955 : Germany’s greatest novelist, Thomas Mann, died today in Zurich, where he first made his home after the Nazis burned his books. His novels, from Buddenbrooks, (1901), through Death in Venice … Continue reading

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