Category Archives: Questions by Emma

Hey, little boy, would you like to know what’s in my pocket, or not?

I worry about me sometimes. I clearly never paid attention in those weird classes at school where you’re quite emphatically, but without explanation, told to avoid strangers that make promises. (When I say told, I actually mean shown a video … Continue reading

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Which one?

In British sign language the symbol for ‘which’ looks a little like the hand gesture that Crocodile Dundee makes towards a buffalo to settle it down as the first film opens. He curls under the three middle fingers of one … Continue reading

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What about the voice of Geddy Lee, how did it get so high?

I’m now slightly worried that all the questions this week have been Pavement lyrics without me noticing (well, I noticed on tuesday, but thus far that hasn’t been posted, so there’s still something of some sort going on here). There’s … Continue reading

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How on earth did you think you’d get away with that one?

I have never ever thought I would get away with anything. I’m breathlessly scared of getting caught and hugely paranoid in any even vaguely rebellious situation. Perhaps an explanation from my childhood will reveal the extent of my fear. When … Continue reading

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Wherefore?

We all know where wherefore comes from. It’s one of those words that word geeks love to call people on. It’s like how, if you think about it, Neil Armstrong’s first words on landing on the mood make NO sense. … Continue reading

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