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Is Brexit the beginning of the decline of international English?

When it comes to the great Brexit controversy, everyone is quoting the late Tony Judt, so why can’t I? Here’s an excerpt from his masterpiece, Postwar: A history of Europe since 1945. “The present author can vouch for both the necessity and … Continue reading

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Remembering Coney Island

As a very young child, I was lucky enough to  visit Steeplechase Park just before it closed down in 1964.

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