Category Archives: animals

Tricky to flee from battle with all that gold in your pocket

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Filed under animals, Bede, books, gold, knots, Mercia, nom nom nom, Northumbria, Penda, serpent, treasure trove, war

Staycation? Cathaycation!

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Filed under animals, camels, Cathay, family, game, horse, Maffeo Polo, map, Marco Polo, Milione, Silk Road, travel, Venice

…inuenit se ipsus in insecto ingenti transformatus…

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Filed under animals, bed, betrothed, cockroach, insect, Kafka, lovers, marriage, metamorphosis, werewolf

Pestis porcina

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Filed under animals, butcher, hammer, hog, jewish, kosher, medical, pig, pork, swine flu

People say we monkey around

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Nothing more vicious than a chimera

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Filed under animals, camping, chimera, fire, friends, leg, tent

The mouse absorbs the alcohol

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