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Americans’ Tolerance for World Cup Soccer: High?

The graph I posted Friday, in the previous post, courtesy of my son Campbell and his Internet hunting, was humorous. It may be true of a percentage of the population....
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Americans’ Tolerance for World Cup Soccer: Low?

There’s been an absence of proper posts of late, for which I somewhat apologize. I’m busy editing a larger piece of work, the World Cup takes up every spare moment,...
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Hang the Parliament

or “I’ve never voted Conservative before…” and I’m not about to start now. In 1987 I made a conscious decision to leave Britain, in large part because Margaret Thatcher had...
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Great British Memories (Notes from a Return Home) #5

YOU KNOW WHAT’S FUNNY? COMEDY On my last night in London this March, the only one of just six that hadn’t been planned way in advance, I wanted to do...
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Great British Memories (Notes from a return home) #2

#2 CURRYING FLAVORS (a.k.a traveling the UK Spice Route) In the old days, when I flew British Airways back to the UK (before the airline went downhill), it was no...
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Great British Memories (Notes from a return home)

#1 THE HOLMESDALE FINDS ITS VOICE (AND TONY REDISCOVERS HIS PASSION) Living in the States, I can pretend I don’t really care about Crystal Palace FC any more. After all,...
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Apocalypse… Monday

Those who have been following the thread in the iJamming! Pub will know about this. The rest of you will likely not care a fig. But for the four of...
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And the Oscars go to… the Brits

It was another resounding victory for the mother country last night, with the Anglo-Indian production Slumdog Millionaire picking up eight Oscars, and additional trophies going to Kate Winslett, along with...
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