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The Sands o’Dee by Charles Kingsley

The Sands o’Dee by Charles Kingsley (1819 -1875) Illustrations by James Thurber as they appeared in The New Yorker Read by Jean Aked The Sands of Dee “O Mary, go and call the cattle home, And call the cattle home, … Continue reading

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Communicating Poorly With Approval

“My opposition to interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.” James Thurber Arguing for substance and … Continue reading

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