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Issue 44

Age, Background to the Clerihew, For Joan, I Can't Find Rhymes for My Couplets, Researching Mary Bennet, This Rain, Unparliamentary Proceedings all get Emily Bronto’s applause

In this issue Bikwil features Age, Background to the Clerihew, For Joan, I Can't Find Rhymes for My Couplets, Researching Mary Bennet, This Rain, Unparliamentary Proceedings

 

 

Contents of Issue 44 (July 2004)
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Toast for Two — Tony Rogers
"There are three distinct types: 'dormant, uncommitted, and unmotivated'".
For Joan — Bet Briggs
"Her last book, her autobiography, in which she describes dramatically her Depression childhood, her battle with polio and her years as a young woman working in Sydney during World War II, embraces all those developing interests with clarity and compassion, enthusiasm and poignancy."
A tribute to a departed friend.
Researching Mary Bennet — Jennifer Paynter
"And more particularly, I’d have to find out about the privileged world of the English country gentry — their houses and servants and horses and carriages, what they wore, what they ate and drank, how they (mis)spent their time, etc."
"If you're making up a story set in the past", be prepared for the inherent dangers.
I Can't Find Rhymes for My Couplets — and Other Catastrophes — Eileen Marshall
Watch out! Even outside capital cities it's getting dangerous.
Web Line — Tony Rogers
Mary Bennet — Jennifer Paynter
Part 16 of our serialised novella.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like — Harlish Goop
You don't read detective stories? Never mind. Enjoy some clever wordplay instead.
This Rain — Bet Briggs"How beautiful . . ."
Quintessential Quirky Quotes
Comic and Classic, from Everywhere and Everywhen
From the Back Verandah — Fizzgig
"In the 1990s cosmologists started muttering that they had discovered a puzzling fact. (So what’s new?) Their new fact implied that the universe was actually younger than some of its oldest stars. Which is absurd, as Euclid used to say."
Just in case you care, the age of the universe is . . .

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