Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 28th, 2019

@kcarruthers Apparently Henry Cavill is in The Witcher.

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@garystark @sylmobile @CraigHill01 Because Twitter is exclusively a positive and joyous experience.

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NewtonMark Coal industry PR people would be saying exactly the same thing if it was 1890 and we were proposing outlawing 9 yea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ge

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“Italy’s supreme court has ruled that cultivating cannabis on a small scale for personal use is legal, in a landmar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ya

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@desertdude @firstdogonmoon @tim_cook Hahaha you really have missed the point, you goose.

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SuperCroup On hot cross buns, “I don’t think other people should have access to things they like except at times of the year I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SS

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Taiki__San @bobylito @thegrugq Last year version said 2021: insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/…

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perryduffin1 years late and billions over budget but the light rail is looking good pic.twitter.com/B1zXa1Om2i

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NSWRFS Defence force members today had a lesson in setting up a portable automatic weather station.

These weather statio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wc

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@benjialpha I don’t even know what that means.

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@TheCurbAU I’m not sure I was to try though.

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Mind you, if there’s a greater crime against humanity than Christmas special episodes of TV programs then I’d like to know what it is.

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stilgherrian I said this! twitter.com/GiovanniTorre/…

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I was only made aware of this after the poll had started. twitter.com/TheCurbAU/stat…

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WTF IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE. NEXT YOU’LL BE EATING YOUR SAUSAGE AND BREAD WITH A KNIFE AND FORK. twitter.com/SoniaCuff/stat…

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@HartWexford You are wrong, and not only that, you are incorrect.

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davidbewart An Age investigation has confirmed with senior church sources that at least 10 of the 78 people elected to the Libe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KB

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If you’re desperate for something to do, you could listen to this podcast. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Also, “bread slice” no “bread slide”, but close enough.

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Unlike the film itself, my so-called review of “Cats” has received critical acclaim. Feel free to read it. If you l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AZ

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stilgherrian POLL: Which is the greater food crime? Arnott’s Shapes in Meat Pie and Sausage Sizzle flavours? Or Adam Liaw’s leng..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ym

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Further to my photos of the soon-to-close Carlingford Line from Monday, a short video of a K-Set arriving at and de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pg

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GxxxPL Time for a fab photo of Pink Eared Ducks. twitter.com/parrotoftheday…

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@swearyanthony I’ll be doing exactly that, don’t worry.

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Perfect weather for fires these next few days too. The west to northwest winds on Tuesday will be the killer. pic.twitter.com/t9alcrb6Y3

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Pinboard Best description yet of interholiday journalism twitter.com/70s_party/stat…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Of course that fire joined up with the one down Warragamba way into one big megafire, and there’s the northern one too.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That’s one from the south side, yes. It’s harder to see the fireground in this version, but they we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fx

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I’m starting to plan the week ahead, and at this stage I’m still scheduled to return to Wentworth Falls on Monday…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oc

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I’ve just seen how much Coping Gin I drank last night and certain aspects of today are now better understood.

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@purserj @SnarkyPlatypus Excellent. Will it include the catheter?

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@purserj @SnarkyPlatypus Sorry, yes, I knew that. It goes to plan?

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@purserj @SnarkyPlatypus Also, why are you back in hospital? It can’t be just for the food.

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I’m frightened now. Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus for the Butter Chicken astonishment. twitter.com/purserj/status…

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@skwashd @danmurphys It’s OK, Dave, I won’t be back in the Mountains until early next week. I’m having to struggle pay on quality gin.

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@garystark @skwashd Wow. That is a true expression of hate.

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@voltagex That’s what I would have thought. Hurrah for 6-bit character sets!

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@voltagex Do they have emojis? The PayID is the phone number on the contact page. I should add that to the Tip page eh.

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OK this is a reasonable concern and one which can be mitigated with logistics. twitter.com/skwashd/status…

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My bank statements are a never-ending source of weirdness. You too can contribute to the weirdness at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z7

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Pinboard This is how I feel about Reaganism twitter.com/evanchill/stat…

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@petstarr @adamliaw I haven’t had any problems with this either. I think there may be some deeper problem in play here.

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nickturani Ladies take notes!

Met this girl online YESTERDAY, and she’s already trying to learn more about me, not just hook..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hu

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@GordyPls I don’t know about this. I am disappointed if it’s true. Unless it was Adam Liaw’s sockpuppet account.

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POLL: Which is the greater food crime? Arnott’s Shapes in Meat Pie and Sausage Sizzle flavours? Or Adam Liaw’s leng..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ym

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OK, we need to sort this out.

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I have questions about this too. @adamliaw is committing thought crime. theguardian.com/food/2019/dec/…

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@arizclint Are you just having a sook because you’re not an Ashkenazi Jew? :)

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Pinboard Flight attendant: in our in-flight movie today, we keep one human actor and replace the rest with controversial foo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U3

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TheBoydP If someone gets upset when I say I don’t allow my dog on the furniture, I just say it helps fight global warming an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0b

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AngrierWHStaff Imagine writing a book called “Triggered” and then going on this rant about a change that was made in 2014. twitter.com/ashleyfeinberg…

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I have not yet watched the video. I hate myself, obviously, but I have also already watched “Cats” this week.

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“At one point she was talking about how bad a problem modern slavery is in Mauritania,” my correspondent writes. “H..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JG

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So coming back to this thread, apparently at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival a few weeks ago they wheeled ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6b

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simongerman600 Time to retweet one of @chazhutton’s finest works. This is the map of every (Western) city. Seems pretty accurate w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ok

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Yes. Pay attention to the Anal Safety Snails. twitter.com/rinewithoutaca…

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@PSyvret Thanks, Paul. It was an experience.

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@drearyclocks Well I guess she can’t fall off the floor.

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@NuclearAnthro I’m assuming chickens don’t count?

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Covering myself in chicken juice.

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@drearyclocks If you child perhaps one of those collapsing goats in disguise?

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ThinDieselle why tf do supermarkets drug test employees. if a man gotta put 250 cans of tomato sauce on a shelf he should at least be vibing

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karbonbased This crypto YouTuber has 15k subs. I got 1 minute into his video, he was talking about how he hasn’t showered in da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ki

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AlsBoy If you haven’t seen this video of a French dad who asked his dad to buy his son Minecraft for Christmas you’re abou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7m

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evcricket The smoke from the bushfires would be a lot better if the fires were achieving complete combustion. If we’ve accept..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xp

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@GiovanniTorre @Telegraph @Scottludlam Thanks for calling me for this one, @GiovanniTorre. Such ridiculous overreach in this case.

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GiovanniTorre “We are starting to use technology in a way that denies people their humanity, to get 3 minutes more productivity o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Am

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NewtonMark I’m in position #4. twitter.com/quarrellous/st…

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@CosmicRami @physicsJ Clearly the Assyrian Empire collapsed under its own weight. ;)

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@schlutes For a moment there I thought you were replying to my daily plan tweet, and I got a little excited.

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@trentyarwood Btw the inaugural conf last year was great. I got two stories out of it.

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@trentyarwood Thanks, I’ve fixed it, and also the conference is at sydney.edu.au/data-science/n… That podcast was kinda fun, glad you liked it.

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Sat plan, belated draft: I plan to do as little as possible. So far I have made a coffee and nearly put on some pan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pN

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Harryslaststand I believe Solzhenitsyn said it best about dealing with those who use the term “negative dissidents,” when he exclai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EY

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Goddammit, @dobes @rohan_p @jpwarren @NewtonMark we missed the Christmas dinner. Even @SnarkyPlatypus would have en..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BY

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@tweetinjules @SnarkyPlatypus I don’t know. Did you have your Coping Gin?

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0xtero pic.twitter.com/5ofW0y5rIj

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trentyarwood And also specifically not accepting the Potatoführer fobbing them off by saying “filthy forren pedo terrorists must..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fB

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trentyarwood In any event, since The Journalists are now excited by our freedoms, perhaps they could do their allegedly stated j..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…As

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trentyarwood Or could it be that the government are just suggesting yet more collection of biometric data “just in case”?

If so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y1

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trentyarwood Is the world so awash with terrorism that it is currently drowning in it, and the waves of forrens destroying the w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5c

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trentyarwood We’re told that the mass surveillance of all our data has prevented a number of cases of domestic terrorism (but no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Th

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trentyarwood Man Monis lived in Australia. The spy gates wouldn’t have kept him out.

The car down Burke St Mall guy Gargasoulas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I5

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trentyarwood It’s filthy forrens bringing their heinous plagues in from the great unclean overseas, so we turn the cameras outwa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gK

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trentyarwood Note that the most effective deployment of thermal scanners to prevent global pandemics would be to use them on out..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AQ

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trentyarwood Presumably this will be like thermal scanning at airports - ineffective security theatre which has the majority pur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o1

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cathywilcox1 The heroine of my next society murder mystery. pic.twitter.com/yKdSSa6Yxd

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Today’s forecast for Sydney from @CARROT_app is accurate. pic.twitter.com/dh7SugWdPa

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In theory I should be coping because I had plenty of Coping Gin.

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I haven’t had much sleep. I am not enjoying how I feel right now.

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stilgherrian ICYMI earlier, my long thread reviewing “Cats” the movie. Unrolled at threadreaderapp.com/thread/1210478… or within Twitter at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nv

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Saturday. There was no way to prevent it without causing further problems. Saturday.

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Definitely gorn. If you have any questions please forward them to my agent.

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@wayne_freer @TwoSetViolin Half ringing a bell. Or ringing half a bell.

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OK, it’s approaching 3am so this is seriously past my bedtime. Send help.

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@wayne_freer @TwoSetViolin I can imagine. I’ll tell my Dunstan stories another time, but yeah I met him several times. I am old.

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@wayne_freer @TwoSetViolin Also, euphonium is wrong, because obviously.

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@wayne_freer @TwoSetViolin All hail Dunstan education! (What is wrong with us?)

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@Hojpojj @TwoSetViolin Do I have to explain everything? :)

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@TwoSetViolin Also they have nearly 2 million subscribers so they’re kinda 100x more important that I am. Do they even look at Twitter?

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@TwoSetViolin I should probably interview @TwoSetViolin next time I’m in Brisbane for a podcast recording session,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e0

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@TwoSetViolin Also, why are they all in the key of D? I know. Do you?

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@TwoSetViolin I am becoming a ridiculous fan of these guys because (a) I used to present classical music on the rad..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Q

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“Why are all the violin concertos in the key of D?” @TwoSetViolin “explains”. youtube.com/watch?v=OXLnDv…

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@BXGD @tim_cook This gets way outside my understanding of economics.

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These are not “resolutions”. They’re just facts, @DavidFeng. twitter.com/DavidFeng/stat…

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@boynxdor No idea what you’re talking about.

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Oh. It’s 2am.

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Pinboard Some enterprising airline needs to configure their plane so the overhead bins are just a chute into the cargo space..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tr

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Pinboard There should also be a “fifteen items or less” express lane for airport security, like they have at grocery stores.

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@BXGD @tim_cook We’re on the same page here. “Foreign companies not paying tax” is a big thing here, but then what..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v4

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@BXGD @tim_cook To be clear, this is not me making a comment about Australian GST levels. It’s just an observation about politics.

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@BXGD @tim_cook This has been suggested, and 10% is relatively low by world standards. But it’s politically untenab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qW

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This photo on the wires is just magical. pic.twitter.com/qG5xGZQPoq

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@BXGD @tim_cook It’s not the sales tax (Goods and Service Tax GST 10% on retail price) but the company tax, which i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X6

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@ApostrophePong I can imagine, and I don’t know enough about either!

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@boynxdor Are your people… ill in some way?

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@LapTop006 Nah, I’m lying. There’s three or four bottles of good vodka in the next room, because this cat has good..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hf

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Definitely not pouring more gin.

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KetanJ0 Classic rural German radio - there is a herd of wild pigs on the autobahn near Niedernhausen and the radio is warni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…88

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EllenBarryNYT A trove of leaked video interviews of Navy SEALS telling investigators about their commander, Eddie Gallagher. “The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0y

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@ApostrophePong I hadn’t realised that what was Burma had so much of the southern peninsula compared with Siam.

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@snurb_dot_info To be more precise, “jazz-rock” is a terrible phrase.

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@snurb_dot_info Can I just say that “Finnish jazz-rock of the 1970s” is a terrible phrase?

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@epithetos @skwashd @tim_cook Actually this is possibly not the point.

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@DavidFeng More about ending up in The Van.

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@DavidFeng You’ll be OK. Just behave yourself.

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@DavidFeng So does the graffiti say “Go home, David”?

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