YouTube – Space Dimension Controller – SH-8040

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YouTube - Space Dimension Controller - SH-8040

George Cowling BBC’s TV first weatherman dies at 89 – Telegraph

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George Cowling, who died on Christmas Eve aged 89, secured his place in history on January 11 1954, when he ventured before the BBC cameras to become the nation’s first on-screen weatherman.
George Cowling BBC’s TV first weatherman dies at 89 - Telegraph

Tweets for 2009-12-27

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Digitalarkivet – makes it easier (not easy) to find your Norwegian ancestors

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Digitalarkivet Digital Archives is the Norwegian National Archives channel for publication of digitised archive material in the form of images, transcribed texts and databases.
Digitalarkivet - makes it easier (not easy) to find your Norwegian ancestors

50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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I’ll throw mine out now (or sell it on Amazon for 50p). I read the first two pages when I bought it years ago and thought “what nonsense”.

The treatment of the passive is not an isolated slip. It is typical of Elements. The book’s toxic mix of purism, atavism, and personal eccentricity is not underpinned by a proper grounding in English grammar.
50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education