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Phaedrus: ‘Pray as much for me also: for friends have all in common.’
Socrates: ‘Even so be it. Let us depart.’

It's all about conversion, the tip or blade turned up. Sharp trowel, dull soft dirt. R is a tricksy fellow, always butting in when he's not wanted, and still outside playing when he's called for dinner. Or dinnah, as it were.

I've gathered you together because all of you have asked me for thoughts on your writing, or offered achingly intelligent advice for my own. Let's play around. Let's get a little dirty.

See this post for rules and regulations.
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