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One of the Few


Shortly after the war, a young Polish pilot was doing a speaking tour recounting his escapades as one of the valiant “few” during the recent hostilities. On one occasion he was addressing a meeting of a Women’s institute branch. “One … Continue reading

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Maths Teaching in the UK


1. Teaching Maths In 1970 A logger sells a lorry load of timber for £1000. His cost of production is 4/5 of the selling price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a lorry load … Continue reading

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Treasure Island


A Hollywood studio have identified the man they want to play Long John Silver in their forthcoming production of Treasure Island, but are having trouble persuading him to move to the USA.

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