FANGs for the memories

There’s letters seal’d, and my two schoolfellows, Whom I will trust as I will adders fang’d— They bear the mandate, they must sweep my way And marshal me to knavery. Let it work; For ’tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petard, an’t shall go hard But I will delve one …

A World In Debt

Today’s lunchtime reading: A World In Debt, 1936, Freeman Tilden. I wasn’t familiar with either this book or the author until recently; I was lucky enough to find this book through the recommendation of a friend (nobody you know). It is, alas, out of print, and a used copy will set you back at least …

It’s Greek To Me

[From the desk of the great and noted philosopher Onnietheus Sockittomeus of Platypus to his cheeky but devoted student E. Pluribus Unumus] My Dearest E. Plurb;     I got your most recent papyrus, and in reading between the lines it seems to be that, due to the current state of the republic (as you see …