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July 16, 2019

Suddenly, my back hurts

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July 16, 2019

Angels and Assholes

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July 15, 2019

The Land Where Women Rule

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Spoiler: They still work their asses off from down to dusk, don’t buy any tickets.

July 11, 2019

I’m not lovin’ it

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July 6, 2019

England likes its corpse roads

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A view of Kinder Scout, the highest hill in England's Peak District.

“The practice of roaming freely has led to many clashes over the years, usually with landowners, so the government has determined that every historic byway and thoroughfare must be mapped by 2026, or private land rights will take precedence over traditional mobility.”

So, if you’ve got a corpse road, coffin route, bier way, lychway, burial road, or church way in yer back yard, better get filing.

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July 5, 2019

1950s pin-up girl, Hilda, had more curves than a California turnpike

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Plus-size Pinup Girl

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More of what Hilda’s got more of

July 5, 2019

The good old days weren’t that good

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July 4, 2019

Happy/UnHappy Fourth of July

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It’s true, and I was going to post about this, anyway, but today seems like the day….

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July 1, 2019

“I’m stonkingly rich, up yours!”

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This humorous 2007 British documentary on the class system could well have been filmed in America, with a few tweaks: Our royals are whichever celebrities are “in” this year, our wealth signaling involves dietary choices, and nobody gives a damn which accent you speak in, they only want to know which car you drive. A thick backwoods accent is easily forgiven in an Audi R8 coupe.

PS: No American would ever say “toilet” unless we’re actually in Home Depot buying one. It’s restroom, ladies room, mens room, bathroom. We only refer to our nether regions semantically.

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June 24, 2019

John Pinette reviews London

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