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16 June 2015

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    @rrosencr There’s plenty to keep you occupied!

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    @rrosencr 1662, as it says in his bio :) The tweets are from “today’s” entry in that year. e.g. pepysdiary.com/diary/1662/06/…

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    @revdancatt Very good!

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    That’s the one: “@hautepop: @philgyford WEIRD - white, educated, industrialised, rich & democratic nations”

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    @hautepop Yes. thank you! I should have remembered the word.

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    @russelldavies Ah yes, that’s it, thanks. I can release some brain cycles.

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    Re decline of WASP: twitter.com/GreatDismal/st… I’m trying to remember a newer, similar acronym. Western something something something? Anyone?

    GreatDismal’s avatar

    Where has the WASP on my childhood gone? The White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, epitome of whiteness in the ASP. The term seems extinct now.

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    @denisewilton Stop nagging @tomstuart! You’re so strident and shrill!

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    @denisewilton Give them a chance! They’ve got to work out how to make the iOS keyboard’s Shift key less confusing first!

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    Re yesterday’s query about the demolished structure by the Millennium Dome, it was the Round google.co.uk/search?q=http%… (first result) ta @phl

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  • revdancatt’s avatar

    I mean, from this time last year… “Nicky Morgan and the plan to turn the Department for Education into Fifa” … how did that go?