Junior Ganymede
We endeavor to give satisfaction

I aspire to be a square

December 28th, 2010 by Vader

Nowadays young people sometimes refer to their seniors, who do not altogether share their tastes, as “squares.” In this they differ from the ancient Romans, who used the word “quadratus”, when applied to a fellow citizen, as a compliment.

Thus Viscount Slim of Burma.

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Adam Greenwood
December 29, 2010

Viscount Slim is one of the best names of the age. It would be like being named Baron Tex or Duke Sheriff.

“Yep, his lordship there’s a tall drink of water.”

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