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Fri 29 Jun #1 
Ruby Franks
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Arts & Lit: World Fantasy awards, There is a difference in the spacing between initials and full stops in the two entries for K. J. Parker, so they both appear as answers in a question.




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Fri 29 Jun #2 
Ruby Franks
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Which reminds of a question my Edwardian grandpa used to ask us. Can you make a coherent sentence in English with the word 'and' five times consecutively? He wasn't best pleased when i said I could if I had a stammer.




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Fri 29 Jun #3 
JMK
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"Edwardian grandfather" is a term I haven't heard recently. I had two Victorian grandparents, they were born in the late 19th C.
Google suggests:
A man owned a store called “This And That” and hired another man to make a sign for it. When it was finished the owner inspected the work. He discovered that the spaces were wrong so he said “the space between This and And, and And and That is different. Please fix it”

Which seems very apt given the typo, which has also been corrected, thanks.


 




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Sat 30 Jun #4 
Ruby Franks
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An Edwardian educational riddle, though maybe Victorian, our version was the pub 'The Pig and Whistle'. All my grandparents were born late in Victoria's reign (Grandma on New Years Day 1900) but all their childhood memories were of London in the early 1900s.

Thanks for the correction.




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