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Crossword blog: are super-solvers born, not made? | Crosswords | theguardian.com
We’ve been trying to solve one a week (Monday’s, so usually Rufus) over lunchtimes at work, usually…
@chrislunch Whichever slave became the pharaoh must have really shown some initiative and hard work. Well done to them!
Also, a great panel! The secret: they knew a lot about a very specific subject. (Obviously, audience questions still a waste of breath.)
Bob Stanley-curated Ian Nairn films at the Barbican really good. I’d never heard of Nairn before, but should have: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Nairn
@chrislunch Those slaves certainly must have leaned in to get such a great opportunity.
@chrislunch "I approached it with great trepidation and a degree of scepticism, particularly about why we needed a box…” Well, yes.
ArgumentError: wrong number of arguments.
@alicebartlett Sounds edgy.
@aanand Please do!
And… relax. I’ll make my sandwiches now. They will be amazing! I will achieve my dreams, and yours, with bread, ham and cheese! Mwah!
I probably agree with a lot of the super inspiring #xoxofest stuff, but in tweet form it reads like over-simplistic proselytising.
I’m really happy for you, but you sound like a loon. Grrrraaarrrr, Monday morning rage. Hello!
It’s probably lovely to be there, but #xoxofest is like having smiley, clappy people try to convince you how much you’d love their religion.