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Alternate Version

The Spanish speaking tabby cat is reciting poetry at the door, whilst mice in the cellar are rehearsing ” The Barber of Seville “; Our memories are scattered and refuse to come home when called, crimson has been voted most … Continue reading

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Umberto Eco : A Footnote

When production ceases ( and ) the production line rattles to one last final halt , who then shall have the surplus if there is no surplus to be had ? Arising then out of the contradictions of their own … Continue reading

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LOUIS KASATKIN : DESTINY POETS – SUPPORT OUR INITIATIVE.

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School daze ; ( An everyday School lesson )

” Is this a thinking lesson ? ” ” Will this help us in the exam ? ” ” Can’t you just tell us the answers ? ” ” Should I write my own opinion ? ” ” How many … Continue reading

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Word Play #4

Babble babble , chatter chatter, chunter chunter , mutter mutter , natter natter , guffaw guffaw , rant rant , mumble mumble , yawn yawn , whisper whisper , shout shout , en-un-ci-ate en-un-ci-ate , clamour clamour , yell yell … Continue reading

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Word Play #3

Re Rep Pre Representational, Presentational Representation Presentation Represented Presented, Represents Presents Represent Present, Resent Sent Pre PR

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Word Play #2

Know, ledge able knowledge knowledgeable; Known, knowing knowingly knowable; Unknowable, unknowingly unknown knowledge; Acknowledge, acknowledgement acknowledged unacknowledged; Knowledge, ledge now know.

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