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. There are more fragrant white flowers than of any other colour. — The Nelson Evening Mail, July 13 1908 . The inhabitants of Ipswich are the least passionate in the UK, having sex on average only 18 times per annum. Gazelles are quite amenable to snuff. Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich was a fully-trained football referee and [...]

“Obvious pitfalls were not routinely blundered into.”

Glowing review of the SOSL Guest Conductor concert, 2010. [In which we learn, also, that it is better to file one's copy at the absolute last minute, thereby precluding the editor from tampering with the text.]