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Date Posted
23/10
6 Surprising Origins For Popular Sayings:
6 Surprising Origins For Popular Sayings:
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Date Posted
21/10
Tom Hanks Is the Latest Hollywood Star to Write for The New Yorker. Please Make It Stop.:

Does Tom Hanks' New Yorker story suck? Did mediocrity breeze past the bodyguards because of its Hollywood pedigree? We'll try to post the story in the comments here so you can decide for yourself.

Tom Hanks Is the Latest Hollywood Star to Write for The New Yorker. Please Make It Stop.:

Does Tom Hanks' New Yorker story suck? Did mediocrity breeze past the bodyguards because of its Hollywood pedigree? We'll try to post the story in the comments here so you can decide for yourself.

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Date Posted
16/10
Unfortunately we've been robbed up - Please share:

Unfortunately we've been robbed up - Please share!

And if you see another English language bookshop called Slothrop's with a Plantin style 'S' logo and triangular hanging flag open up somewhere else around town, it isn't us.

Unfortunately we've been robbed up - Please share:

Unfortunately we've been robbed up - Please share!

And if you see another English language bookshop called Slothrop's with a Plantin style 'S' logo and triangular hanging flag open up somewhere else around town, it isn't us.

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Date Posted
16/10
Rahandusministeerium nõuab kogu praamihanke tühistamist:

Slothrop's will run the ferry line. We can get the money and ferries; we just need someone to write the proposal for us. It's exactly the kind of thing we ought to be doing - we operate a bookstore for the public good and not at a loss. What better qualification could there be for running Estonia's ferry business? Support us by writing your riigikogulane and telling them: Let Slothrop's run it.

Rahandusministeerium nõuab kogu praamihanke tühistamist:

Slothrop's will run the ferry line. We can get the money and ferries; we just need someone to write the proposal for us. It's exactly the kind of thing we ought to be doing - we operate a bookstore for the public good and not at a loss. What better qualification could there be for running Estonia's ferry business? Support us by writing your riigikogulane and telling them: Let Slothrop's run it.

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Date Posted
16/10
Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War (American Empire Project):

Hey, Slothropites! I just read "Washington Rules" by Andrew Bacevich. I would now like to read a (preferably well-written) book by Dr./Col. Bacevich's arch nemesis, or at least ideological opposite. Can anyone who's read "Washington Rules" suggest a few books for me? -Scott

Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War (American Empire Project):

Hey, Slothropites! I just read "Washington Rules" by Andrew Bacevich. I would now like to read a (preferably well-written) book by Dr./Col. Bacevich's arch nemesis, or at least ideological opposite. Can anyone who's read "Washington Rules" suggest a few books for me? -Scott

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Date Posted
15/10
He Was Just Another Fan Until They Played “His” Song. Nobody Could Stop Watching Or Laughing!:

Forget the ice bucket challenge. Slothrop's challenges you, dear reader, to behave in this fashion at the next public event in Estonia.

He Was Just Another Fan Until They Played “His” Song. Nobody Could Stop Watching Or Laughing!:

Forget the ice bucket challenge. Slothrop's challenges you, dear reader, to behave in this fashion at the next public event in Estonia.

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Date Posted
14/10
The Circle:

The antidote to people who call themselves visionaries:

The Circle:

The antidote to people who call themselves visionaries:

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Date Posted
10/10
"Abielu 18:

sajandil". Aarne Ruben ja Rein Põder kõnelevad ajaloolises Siuru majas tn Pikk 34 teisipäeval, 14. oktoobril kell 17, kuidas elati 18. sajandil. Märksõnad on: vabamüürlased, seiklejad, revolutsioonid ja Liivimaa ilusad talutüdrukud. Ühtlasi esitleb Aarne Ruben uut romaani "Sinine soon kättemaksja peas".

"Abielu 18:

sajandil". Aarne Ruben ja Rein Põder kõnelevad ajaloolises Siuru majas tn Pikk 34 teisipäeval, 14. oktoobril kell 17, kuidas elati 18. sajandil. Märksõnad on: vabamüürlased, seiklejad, revolutsioonid ja Liivimaa ilusad talutüdrukud. Ühtlasi esitleb Aarne Ruben uut romaani "Sinine soon kättemaksja peas".

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Date Posted
09/10
Slothrop's salutes Estonia's 40 parliamentarians who voted for the adoption of the nation's new cohabitation law:

(But whassup, Rein Lang, and all your pals who abstained?)

Slothrop's salutes Estonia's 40 parliamentarians who voted for the adoption of the nation's new cohabitation law:

(But whassup, Rein Lang, and all your pals who abstained?)

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Date Posted
08/10
"I wonder if I had called 'Portnoy’s Complaint' 'The Orgasm Under Rapacious Capitalism,' if I would thereby have earned the favor of the Swedish Academy." -Philip Roth, in a recent New York Times interview, responding to the question if it bothered him to:

"I wonder if I had called 'Portnoy’s Complaint' 'The Orgasm Under Rapacious Capitalism,' if I would thereby have earned the favor of the Swedish Academy."
-Philip Roth, in a recent New York Times interview, responding to the question if it bothered him to be repeatedly passed over for the Nobel Prize for Literature.

"I wonder if I had called 'Portnoy’s Complaint' 'The Orgasm Under Rapacious Capitalism,' if I would thereby have earned the favor of the Swedish Academy." -Philip Roth, in a recent New York Times interview, responding to the question if it bothered him to:

"I wonder if I had called 'Portnoy’s Complaint' 'The Orgasm Under Rapacious Capitalism,' if I would thereby have earned the favor of the Swedish Academy."
-Philip Roth, in a recent New York Times interview, responding to the question if it bothered him to be repeatedly passed over for the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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