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More words I don’t know . . . yet, part three

Ever wonder who McCall Smith is referring to when he mentions Harry Lauder? I found this online along with a description of Sir Harry who according to Wikipedia was a well-known performer who dressed in Highland regalia (as seen above, note the muckle hairy sporam) and sang songs of his own composition with a Scottish… Continue reading More words I don’t know . . . yet, part three

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Words I don’t know . . . yet!

I am determined to mine every nugget of pleasure out of The Unbearable Lightness of Scones by looking up all the words I don’t know . . . yet. Mind you, it is rare for me to not know all the words in a book. But the latest 44 Scotland Street novel by Alexander McCall… Continue reading Words I don’t know . . . yet!