The Chaos
G Nolst Trenite [2021-04-25]

 The Chaos
English is a weird language and G Nolst Trenité's poem, "The Chaos", demonstrates that only too well. Written from the point of view of a non-English student of the language, the poem emphasises how difficult it is for the foreign learner to pronounce many English words which is, of course, problematic since English is arguably the most important global language.

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The Physics of Santa Claus
Unknown [2020-12-24]

 The Physics of Santa Claus

I'm a geek, an atheist and [somewhat] pro-science but I still love Christmas so is it any surprise that I love humorous pieces like this one? It's arguably one of my all-time favourite pieces of Christmas fun. Bear in mind this was first published way back before the millennium so some of the figures are a little dated; for example, there are probably around two and half billion children in the world today compared to a mere two billion back then.

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Things That Make Blokes Proud Of Themselves
James C. Rocks [2017-09-12]

 Things That Make Blokes Proud Of Themselves
A humorous look at the things that make men proud of themselves ... a little something to make us laugh at ourselves.


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