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Simon 9:34 am, Feb 7th 2011

Communication breakdown

The breakdown company couldn’t come out because they said my cover expired last October. I’d have to speak to Customer Service. Great.

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Simon 10:03 am, Jan 27th 2011

Dog blog

I’m joining a club. Around one in three people in the UK are already members, so I shouldn’t feel that keyed up – let alone feel the need to blog about it. But I do.

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Rhys 1:12 pm, Jan 20th 2011

The big issue

Everyone knows that you don’t talk about ‘large ideas’. Escaped convicts are never described as being ‘at big’. But I’ve been wondering something. In all other instances, when should you say ‘large’? And when is ‘big’ better? Yes, this is what’s become of me.

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Simon 5:10 pm, Dec 6th 2010

The Santa Brand

You can imagine how cringingly gloatful we were when santaclaus global enterprises invited us to hue from our raw imagination their brand guideline. Frankly, we wept.

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Vincent 5:15 pm, Nov 16th 2010

Has anyone seen my metaphor? It’s behind you!

When I was a boy of about 30, I did pantomime with an actor who must have been at least 50. Can you imagine that? 50 and still dressing up for a living? I believe I was giving my Twanky at the time, darling. Every night for six weeks or so, when we were waiting […]

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