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Catalogue, Arranged by Issue, of All Material That Has Appeared to Date in Bikwil

Issue 13, May 1999
Issue 14, July 1999
Issue 15, September 1999
Issue 16, November 1999
Issue 17, January 2000
Issue 18, March 2000

Issues 1-6
    Issues 7-12    Issues 19-24    Issues 25-30    Issues 31-36    Issues 37-42    Issues 43-48    Issues 49-54    Issues 55-60

 

Author Catalogue    Series Catalogue    Title Catalogue

 

 

Issue 13, May 1999

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"You Must Remember This"

Tony Rogers

Editorial announcing yet another series, this time Memorable Moments in Music
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop The fascination of a unique language
A Little Bit About Snakes Giorni A further story for the armchair naturalist
If People Were Roses Bet Briggs Another poem for the child in all of us
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Lewis Carroll, Sir Winston Churchill, Dorothy Parker, P.G. Wodehouse and Anonymous
Web Line Tony Rogers Some sites devoted to the study of history
Christmas Day Première on the Staircase Tony Rogers The first in our new series Memorable Moments in Music
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Fizzgig Words of wisdom from "the current incarnation of Nostradamus"

Issue 14, July 1999

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Applying the Gag

Tony Rogers

Editorial announcing new occasional feature The Feral Joke Collector
Rhyme Or Reason Tony Rogers Does the nursery rhyme Ring-a-Ring o' Roses really commemorate an outbreak of bubonic plague?
The World Outside Bet Briggs A Nature poem for children that adults will like
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Review of Simon Winchester's The Surgeon of Crowthorne (aka The Professor and the Madman)
The Feral Joke Collector Various Three gags that you just might not have heard, forwarded by landoc, Katisha and Trawler Travis
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Woody Allen, Robert Benchley, Lawrence Durrell, Henry Kissinger and Anonymous
Web Line Tony Rogers Bikwil's slant on two magnificently futile Elvis Web sites
Interesting Origins R.K. Sadler A note on the derivation of the word "sincere"
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Fizzgig The chequered history of England's northernmost town, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Issue 15, September 1999

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"Our Life Is Gorgeous with Tomorrows"

Tony Rogers

Editorial on the renewing power of Spring for all ever young-at-heart Bikwilians
"A Learned Man . . . " Tony Rogers Up-front Popularisers No. 1, on Lancelot Hogben's Mathematics for the Million
Magnolia Madness Bet Briggs A celebration of early Spring in verse
Are the Trains Late? E. Roy Strong From the continuing series Come Spin Us a Yarn, Sleepy Jack
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish 
Goop
Twenty jazz anagrams
Web Line Tony Rogers Some medicine Internet sites, together with a health warning
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from J.S. Bach, George Mikes, Thomas de Quincey, Dorothy Parker and Kenneth Tynan
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Fizzgig The 1931 view of who comes before whom

Issue 16, November 1999

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Stepping Stones

Tony Rogers

The editor explains the purpose and method of Bikwil's new series
Small Miracles Bet Briggs A poem about wrens unseen and soft green nasturtiums in a vase
From Virgil to Velikovsky (1) Tony Rogers Part One of the first Stepping Stones essay reveals what factors link three disparate people
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from W. C. Fields, George S. Kaufman, Ronald Reagan, George Bernard Shaw and Robert Sherwood
Corrigenda Tony Rogers Readers found 'em; the editor corrects 'em
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Bandersnatch rides rampant all over the place, and not only in Bikwil
Millie Lavinia Godfrey The poet celebrates an odd-looking woman
Web Line Tony Rogers Alistair Cooke revisited
Larick and the Aratronts (3) Harlish Goop Bandersnatch paglet 3
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Fizzgig Like father, like son.  The Bucklands — scientists and crackpots?

Issue 17, January 2000

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Fin de Siècle?

Tony Rogers

Still waiting for the millennium, folks
From Virgil to Velikovsky (2) Tony Rogers The discourse of associations goes on
Summer Sketch Bet Briggs "How to receive and celebrate life in the making?"
Postal Fever Harlish Goop Yes, another free language periodical — Ozwords
Interesting Origins R.K. Sadler Tennis and its terminology
Les Musiques Imbéciles Henri Dandin Dreadful Doggerel No. 4
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop The OED in modern media
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Sir Thomas Beecham, Al Capone, Bette Midler, H.G. Wells and Anonymous
Web Line Tony Rogers Has Alex Chiu got a deal for you!
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Fizzgig Was Ethelred really unready?

Issue 18, March 2000

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"Resigned to the Wide World"

Tony Rogers

The editor foreshadows the new Bikwil Web site
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Musical Puns
Zulu Love Letter Giorni A message in beads from a maiden to her lover
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Yogi Berra, Groucho Marx, Denis Norden, Naomi Royde-Smith and Anonymous
Listening to Satie Bet Briggs The calming power of the Gymnopédies
Web Line Tony Rogers Where in the electronic universe can you locate Stephen Hawking?
From Virgil to Velikovsky (3) Tony Rogers Conclusion to our first Stepping Stones essay
The Feral Joke Collector Various Some funny lines written in clumsy pursuit of the welfare state.  Forwarded by Drudge-Pudding
From the Back Verandah Fizzgig Not the Mexican Wave again?


 

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