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A tax of 6d per head is levied on all passengers landed at the Isle of Man.

The Nelson Evening Mail, September 27 1906

While still a teenager, James Crichton challenged professors at the Collège de Navarre to interrogate him on the liberal arts and science, in Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Slavonic, Spanish, and/or Syriac.

At Volkswagen if you want a pen you need three signatures.

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Even rough miners love manners.

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So many people have now owned the internet that shares are worthless.

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Faint heart never won fair lady.

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What the world cares about is maintaining a reasonable semblance of order.

Venetia Bridges and Naveen Fernando had birthdays yesterday.

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It’s snowing.

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