Category Archives: The Facts of Life

Is this a typo or not? You decide

I lived in a well-managed large building with a number of elderly residents. One feature of management is an online bulletin board, on which people post stuff they want to sell, stuff they want to give away, and requests for … Continue reading

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Today’s laugh: Hotel architecture (in fiction, anyway)

The ‘Mace and Sceptre’ is a large and quite hideous hotel which stands in the very centre of Oxford and which embodies, without apparent shame, almost every architectural style devised since the times of primitive man. Against this initial disadvantage … Continue reading

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“Trump’s Crazy Choices for the Courts”

Source: Trump’s Crazy Choices for the Courts – The New York Times I put the title in quotes because it’s not me saying it. It’s a fine retired federal judge, Shira Scheindlin (Southern District of New York), writing in the … Continue reading

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