Posts tagged ‘books’

October 7, 2018

Or demonic keyboards or You Tube videos

by allthoughtswork

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June 26, 2018

How strong is your vocabulary?

by allthoughtswork

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No, I don’t mean how fast you can make the paint peel from the walls with your filthy mouth, although that is a fantastic and relevant gift in these times, I mean how many of those word thingies do you know?

Beat my score.

February 12, 2018

Librarians having a Laugh

by duncanr


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January 30, 2018

Children’s books reimagined

by allthoughtswork

Frankly, some of these are more legit today than the originals.

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January 23, 2018

Climate change creates monsters

by allthoughtswork

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It all started when writers Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, and John William Polidori were vacationing at a villa overlooking Lake Geneva in Switzerland during that gawdawful time in history called The Year Without Summer.

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January 18, 2018

Library of Abandoned Books

by duncanr

a bunch of binmen in Turkey began rescuing books thrown out amongst the garbage to read themselves

before long, they had a little collection that they shared amongst themselves and their families

as the saying goes – ‘from little acorns mighty oaks grow‘ . . .

they now have amassed a collection of 6,000+ ‘reclaimed’ books and have opened a library to make these available for the general public to borrow, and have lent books to ‘local schools, educational programs, and even a few prisons’

full story here – http://tinyurl.com/y82z98yp

May 21, 2017

Fixed it for ya, Ivanka

by allthoughtswork

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/a-very-considerate-person-fixed-ivanka-trumps-book-display_us_591b1d5fe4b07d5f6ba670be?8hh&section=us_arts

December 14, 2012

Police Hunt Pee Prankster

by duncanr

boy pissingIf you go down to the . . . Essex County Library in Leamington, Ontario, you’re in for a big surprise !

Some piss artist has been peeing on the books.

For the past 3 weeks, staff have been finding incidences of books soaked in urine. On each occasion, 30-90 books have been affected – all of which have had to be destroyed

Understandably, library staff are a bit pee-ved at this behaviour – there are some things you just do not do when urine a library

Police are making the . . .

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January 10, 2009

Move over Rowling

by noseycow

Customers may have turned up at midnight to purchase the Harry Potter saga, but the world has waited over 80 years for this sequel.

In October 2009 (earthquakes permitting) we will finally be able to “Return to The Hundred Acre Wood” and read the further adventures of that most famous of bears Winnie the Pooh!

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