Fantastic Beasts & where to… 2 11

Fantastic Beasts & where to… 2
Hydrarchos Sillimanii   In 1845, for a meagre 25 cents, New Yorkers gaped in open mouthed wonder at the 120 foot long skeleton of a sea serpent. Scientifically named Hydrarchos Sillimanii (until the famous Yale Professor Benjamin Silliman objected), it was exhibited in the Apollo Saloon on Broadway. Apparently the creature’s huge bones were so ...

It’s all balls!

It's all balls!
    The words testament and testify share the same root as testicle. Not literally the same root – if you get my drift. In ancient times men cradled their testicles when taking an oath. Unlike the Holy Bible, your balls were always with you. As the root (that word again) of your masculinity, they ...

The Mighty Mole Monster Mystery 1

The Mighty Mole Monster Mystery
  In the frozen wastes of Siberia, local tribes claimed huge hairy mole monsters lived underground to avoid the hard frosts. They spent their lives tunnelling through the frozen soil and immediately died if they came into contact with the surface. During the brief summer thaw, their remains were often found on river banks where ...

Shud’a known better

Shud'a known better
I really should know better than to stick my nose into politics but I’ve been singing this all night… ‘Sitting on the sofa on a Sunday afternoon, Going to the candidates’ debate Laugh about it, Shout about it, When you’ve got to choose. Anyway you look at it, You lose..’ Mrs Robinson by Paul Simon ...
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