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As You Like It by William Shakespeare (1599)

Your favourite bit, aside from the boinging Cupid have mercy!, the clich├ęd all the world’s a stage, and that gloomy Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything? Mine’s got to be the frisky rat-tat-tat of love-struck cross-dresser Rosalind’s quick-fire questions. A little game I like to play in my Lilliputian upper storey is, if … Continue reading As You Like It by William Shakespeare (1599)

Adrian Mole The Cappuccino Years by Sue Townsend (1999)

Jeepers, need nappies for this one. With more great lines than the movie Scarface, this book is chronically funny. Do not eat peanuts while reading. They say that great lines can make you fart with laughter. Well. Anyway, let’s focus on Ms Townsend’s particular talent in plying the three big no-gos of punctuation. Writers tend … Continue reading Adrian Mole The Cappuccino Years by Sue Townsend (1999)

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