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Pratchett Quotes. No 45.

 He ached all over. It wasn’t just that his brain was writing cheques that his body couldn’t cash. It had gone beyond that. Now his feet were borrowing money that his legs hadn’t got, and his back muscles were looking … Continue reading

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Anti-discrimination, equal opportunities, multi-culturism, and the Discworld: Part 2 Klatchian Curry.

The favourite dish of the Discworld‘s, eponymous anthropomorphic personification of DEATH is of course a good Klatchian Curry. The customary Ankh-Morporkian version of which traditionally contains plenty of Swede. Which apart from telling the reader a lot about Ankh-Morpork, says a lot about … Continue reading

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Pratchett Quote. No 41.

‘Aargragaah,’ said Detritus, mournfully. ‘Don’t mind me, just don’t spit on my boot,’ said Vimes. ‘It mean—-‘ said Detritus waved a huge black hand, ‘like . . . . dem things, what only comes in  . . . ‘ he … Continue reading

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Pratchett Quote. No 40.

“You can find your average, amateur killer on every street. They’re mostly deranged or drunk or some poor woman who’s had a hard day and the husband has raised his hand once too often and suddenly twenty years of frustration … Continue reading

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Pratchett Quote. No 37.

“This is Lord Mountjoy Quickfang Winterforth IV, the hottest dragon in the city. It could burn your head clean off.” Captain Sam Vimes addresses a band of rioters. Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards!

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