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Numbers, Planets and One-armed Deities

May 3, 2011

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You use them every day of your life, but did you know that every time you write in your diary, look at a calendar, arrange a date or look at a timeable, you’re opening up a world of numbers, mythology, celestial bodies and deities? This week I was on the Tube when I saw a […]

No Anglo-Saxon friends without a few Latin enemies

February 27, 2011

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I was speaking to my Lusophone lover the other day as part of an ongoing campaign to improve my pidgin Portuguese. The topic of conversation turned to films, and I wanted to find out what The Social Network was called in Brazil (as often there are differences in branding between English films – not straight translations, and […]