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A Penny for the Old Guy

On this Guy Fawkes Day, I (Evander) ask the timely question of questions: Did the ringleader of the Gunpowder Plot play or watch cricket? According to our book, the earliest confirmed reference to cricket dates to 1598. This is the … Continue reading

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Whoever Said April Is the Cruelest Month

OK literary mavens, you all know it was Possum himself who contradicted Jeff Chaucer by declaring April the cruelest month. So far, for the Boston Red Sox, it has been. But as anticipated in my previous blog, the Swawx didn’t … Continue reading

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