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Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM

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More on Eliot's London Fog ... (John Heelan, UK, 03/16/17 4:11 pm) London fog was a favourite topos of T. S. Eliot to describe London. (from the "Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," 1917) "The yellow fog that rubs its back upon the wind ...
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London's "Peasouper" Smog; Eliot Again ... (John Heelan, UK, 03/15/17 4:31 am) JE asked on 14 March: "Can any of our UK colleagues give us an anecdotal sense of how bad the London smog could be, say, in the 1950s and '60s?" Yes--London fogs, "peasouper ...
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More on Eliot's London Fog ... (John Heelan, UK, 03/16/17 4:11 pm) London fog was a favourite topos of T. S. Eliot to describe London. (from the "Love Song ...
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London Fog/Smog ... (Michael Sullivan, USA, 03/14/17 5:10 pm) I spent two years in England in 1960-1961 and was stationed at RAF Coltishall, which is in the countryside of East Anglia. East Anglia is the hub of land that sticks out closest to Holland. I v ...
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The Beano: UK Comic Icon ... (Paul Preston, UK, 02/19/17 1:52 pm) The Beano wasn't a person. It was the name of the comic whose greatest characters were Dennis the Menace and his dog Gnasher, Minnie the Minx, the Bash Street Kids and Lord Snooty ( ...
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Recycling War Materiel in UK ... (John Heelan, UK, 02/18/17 7:00 am) JE asked on 18 February: "Recycling the matériel of death: John Heelan was also a lad during the war, but on the other side [from Eugenio Battaglia in Italy]. John: did youngsters in the U ...
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US Homefront Rationing and Recycling ... (Henry Levin, USA, 02/20/17 4:33 am) I still have some ration books from WWII for meat, coffee, sugar, oil, and so on. I remember o ...
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The Beano: UK Comic Icon ... (Paul Preston, UK, 02/19/17 1:52 pm) The Beano wasn't a person. It was the name of the comic whose greatest characters ...
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