International Dawn Chorus Day

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Re: Ankh-Morpork People's Revolution of the Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May

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ffutures wrote: Tue May 25, 2021 10:37 pm And it's also the anniversary of the Ankh-Morpork People's Revolution of the Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May!

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Re: International Dawn Chorus Day

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ffutures wrote: Tue May 25, 2021 10:37 pm And it's also the anniversary of the Ankh-Morpork People's Revolution of the Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May!

Truth, Justice, Freedom, Reasonably Priced Love, and a Hard-Boiled Egg!
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Special rates for all of these, and that's cutting yer own throat, if you don't like it, consult Mr. Dibbler! :mrgreen:
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Re: International Dawn Chorus Day

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Solstitial salutations! Today is also the International Day of Yoga! I think I'll refrain from indulging.
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Re: International Dawn Chorus Day

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Cody wrote: Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:30 am Solstitial salutations! Today is also the International Day of Yoga! I think I'll refrain from indulging.
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Re: International Dawn Chorus Day

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Cholmondely wrote: Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:38 amthe sun...
... conspicuous only in its absence (which is a pretty good album)!
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Re: International Dawn Chorus Day

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Obscured by Clouds ? Perhaps....
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spud42 wrote: Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:42 pm Obscured by Clouds ? Perhaps....
Another pretty good album, which once featured in the sci-fi trivia thread.
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Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Aarrgh! Avast, ye scurvy dogs!
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Shiver me timbers!
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Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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CaptSolo wrote: Sun Sep 19, 2021 2:41 pm Shiver me timbers!
But how?

Are we supposed to pelt you with ice-cubes?
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Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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'Twas on the schooner Hesperus
We sailed the wintry sea
She'd have been sailing yet, sir
But she struck on a Christmas tree
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Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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The silent pirates of the shore
Eat and sleep soft, and pocket more
Than any red, robustious ranger
Who picks his farthings hot from danger.


From "Robin and Ben, or, The Pirate and the Apothecary" - Robert Louis Stevenson's *other* pirate story:

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Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Aarrgh! That be a goodly tale!


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