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calendar • 1859 – Sholom Aleichem, Russian Yiddish humorist (d. 1916)1883 – Nikos Kazantzakis, Greek writer (d. 1957)1884 – The Moscow police seize all copies of Count Leo Tolstoy’s What I Believe In at the printers.1885 – Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, was published. A printer made one of the illustrations of the first […]

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Feb 8, 2007

calendar • 1646 – John Milton wrote a commemorative sonnet to Henry Lawes, who composed the music for Milton’s masque Comus. 1866 – George Ade, American journalist, playwright, and humorist was born (d. 1944) 1874 – Amy Lowell is born Brookline, MA (d.1925) 1893 – Verdi’s opera Falstaff premiered in Milan. 1923 –Brendan Behan is […]

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“…finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.” – cervantes- don quixote

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thumbelina, the world’s smallest horse

Meet Thumbelina, the world’s smallest horse Standing just 17 inches tall, she is never going to be a champion show-jumper. In fact, the tiny mare is so small she would struggle to leap over a bucket. But such things are of little concern for feisty Thumbelina who has just been officially recognised as the world’s […]

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i think this building has crabs

i saw this today – but i didn’t have the nerve to eat there. where the fuck do you shop for something like that?and who’s bright idea was it to put it on the roof?

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