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Old Aug 27th 2020, 1:40 pm
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I'm beginning to wonder about mine now.

Mum knitted cardigans and Dad once tried smoking a pipe. And he was a teacher.
It is worrying. My mother was a teacher in London, and my father a manager of a toy manufacturer. Now I'm thinking that those model cars and dolls houses were just Marxist tools. As for those poor kids my mother taught to read and write....

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Phew, I’m lucky. Although my father smoked a pipe and my mother knitted cardigans, I know for a fact that they were tories, white racists and anti-semites. And their book collection had two themes; gardening and Field Marshal Montgomery.
You think you know. It was probably just their cunningly-designed cover.

I didn't know Monty was into gardening though.
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It is worrying. My mother was a teacher in London, and my father a manager of a toy manufacturer. Now I'm thinking that those model cars and dolls houses were just Marxist tools. As for those poor kids my mother taught to read and write....



You think you know. It was probably just their cunningly-designed cover.

I didn't know Monty was into gardening though.
I think Monty loved beautiful houses and gardens, I think he preferred others to do the gardening though.
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And nobody has mentioned the Marx brothers yet.

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It is worrying. My mother was a teacher in London, and my father a manager of a toy manufacturer. Now I'm thinking that those model cars and dolls houses were just Marxist tools. As for those poor kids my mother taught to read and write....



You think you know. It was probably just their cunningly-designed cover.

I didn't know Monty was into gardening though.
I inherited my mother's complete collection of Agatha Christie and I still have my collection of Enid Blytons both were guilty of most--- 'ists' but told good story!
Have a Marxist relative who seems to be wealthier than most of other relatives!!

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Today we are going to be looking at "Accelerate learning" The documentation says it is techniques to speed kids back up to grade level work, after the lost learning that has happened thus far since the Maoist virus was unleashed to kill Bakuninists. But I think we all know that "accelerated" is code for Marxists. We will all be working on our Marxist Math today.
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Guaranteed, he never, ever, had that tweed jacket dry-cleaned.
And he probably smelt of piss.
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And he probably smelt of piss.
Bloody good economic and social historian, though. At one time, I think I had almost all of his books, but my sister stole them from me.
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And he probably smelt of piss.
You really are a child, aren't you.
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Bloody good economic and social historian, though. At one time, I think I had almost all of his books, but my sister stole them from me.
Any E H Carr at your house?
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Any E H Carr at your house?
I don't suppose you have a copy of "fly fishing" by J.R. Hartley? It is rather old.
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Any E H Carr at your house?
Well, I do have a nice early edition of his Karl Marx; a Study in Fanaticism.
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I don't suppose you have a copy of "fly fishing" by J.R. Hartley? It is rather old.


I have books inherited from my parents, so some of them are getting on a bit.
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Well, I do have a nice early edition of his Karl Marx; a Study in Fanaticism.
But you're supposed to be a Marxist

He was married to my godmother for a bit, but she was also a Cambridge don and extremely high-powered. It didn't last. I never even met him. I used to meet up with her in London but she never brought him along
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But you're supposed to be a Marxist

He was married to my godmother for a bit, but she was also a Cambridge don and extremely high-powered. It didn't last. I never even met him. I used to meet up with her in London but she never brought him along
Betty Behrens?
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Betty Behrens?
Yes. She was nice really. She used to take me to lunch at the English Speaking Union. She had been my mother's tutor at Newnham.
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