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9 September 2017

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    @genmon ‘I Wanna Be A Winner’ by Brown Sauce (Noel Edmonds, Keith Chegwin and Maggie Philbin).

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    @kentparkstreet @jcd1974 You can read the original guide here! archive.org/details/Thomas…

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    @kentparkstreet @jcd1974 There’s mention in the Preface to the Latham & Matthews edition which you can read here books.google.co.uk/books?id=n3nwg… (hopefully that link works…)

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    @kentparkstreet @jcd1974 @samuelpepys It was Thomas Shelton’s Shorthand, apparently also used by Isaac Newton and Thomas Jefferson! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Sh…

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    @kentparkstreet @jcd1974 @samuelpepys wrote in shorthand, not a cypher. The occasional more risqué passages were in an odd mixture of French, Spanish and Italian.

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    @adrianhon If only it was possible to quantify loss of goodwill as easily as page views.

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    @nraford I can only assume it improves some “interaction” metric that is still used to justify something by someone important.

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    The comments on that article are, inevitably, terrible. It baffles me why the Guardian still has comments. What’s the benefit to them?

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    I like @guardianmusic’s new monthly playlist theguardian.com/music/2017/sep… but I can’t search for it on Spotify itself. Not sure whose fault.