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March 18th, 2019, 7:54 pm

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March 19th, 2019, 1:11 am

Further inspiration for Paul:
and this:
I wonder if Jarre was thinking about Scheherazade when he composed this... some similarities.
 
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March 23rd, 2019, 3:44 pm

"Nineteenth century composer William Crotch was also famous as a player of what instrument: A) Oboe, B) Bagpipes C) Organ?"
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March 23rd, 2019, 4:24 pm

The crotch organ?
 
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March 23rd, 2019, 4:44 pm

The crotch organ?
Indeed. Seems he was a child prodigy, started very young.

Rumour has it that Crotch composed the chimes of Big Ben.
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March 24th, 2019, 12:58 am

Do you think they will start fighting with each other for the cat at the end of the video?
 
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April 4th, 2019, 6:52 pm

How many AI folk know what an ODE is?
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April 4th, 2019, 7:35 pm

More than ODE guys who know what AI is.
 
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April 5th, 2019, 10:31 am

More than ODE guys who know what AI is.
 "two nations divided by a common language"?
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April 5th, 2019, 5:29 pm

How do you pronounce “impasse”? It’s being used w.r.t. Brexit a lot. There’s the English way and the foreign way. I prefer “imp,” rather than “amp.” Does that give me away as a Brexiteer?
 
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April 5th, 2019, 5:51 pm

How do you pronounce “impasse”? It’s being used w.r.t. Brexit a lot. There’s the English way and the foreign way. I prefer “imp,” rather than “amp.” Does that give me away as a Brexiteer?
Yeah, I heard that on the TV last night! Amp sounds wrong. It might be code word used by Ramoners, like Mason's handshake.

I think they probably wanted to say 'en passant' and pulled themselves up before they got to the 'ant' part. Either that or they had been in Kitty O'Sheas.

In Dutch, it is 'patstelling' or 'doodlopende straat', Others use 'impasse'.
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April 5th, 2019, 6:49 pm

ImageIn the leafy Dublin suburbs, they use this French
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April 5th, 2019, 8:17 pm

A Brexiter would say "deadlock".
 
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April 5th, 2019, 8:51 pm

Nah, soft
But screw your courage to the sticking-place,
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April 7th, 2019, 1:12 pm

I think 'autism' is a better word for this shambles

“O, wad some Power the giftie gie us
To see oursels as others see us!
It wad frae monie a blunder free us,
An' foolish notion.”


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