Month: December 2022

Aquariums and sharks

I wonder if there were sharks among the fish spilled out from that burst hotel aquarium in Berlin. Probably not, as that would have likely been reported. On the other hand, EPCOT’s Coral Reef restaurant surrounds a multistory aquarium with sharks (I hope it will stay safe and sound). It was possible to scuba-dive with …

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Fake subtitles

A language column of a major newspaper has weekly fun challenges for readers about inventing new words, witty expressions and the like. The latest challenge was to come up with subtitles for known books, which would subvert the actual topic of the book. People proposed alternative interpretations of the titles of Shakespearean plays, contemporary classics, …

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