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Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
What gets me is how these inscriptions weren't...

What gets me is how these inscriptions weren't spotted sooner. Even though they're spidery and comparatively faint, they are nonetheless well-formed words and letters, and clearly not random...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 06:04 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
1970s, John, and in print specifically. The 1980s...

1970s, John, and in print specifically. The 1980s are significant, in that it's from this point onwards that the usage of "one-off [instance/incident/etc]", "top myself", and "spread/cause mayhem"...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-20-2018, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Hello John David may know of some earlier ones...

Hello John
David may know of some earlier ones but, when I looked into it a few years back, I couldn't find too many examples prior to that of the abstract construction "one-off...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-20-2018, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Reminds me of Spinal Tap's...

Reminds me of Spinal Tap's "Stonehenge"

https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/uncyclopedia/images/9/9e/Spinal_Tap_Stonehenge.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20150827234859
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-20-2018, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I see what you mean, Chris, but surely a...

I see what you mean, Chris, but surely a (near)contemporary hoaxer would have easily been able to source a Victorian notebook, or at least a sheaf of Victorian writing paper. Why would they resort to...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-20-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 211
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, Abby. Neither would anyone in the early...

Indeed, Abby. Neither would anyone in the early decades of the 20th century when, I presume, diaries of an appropriate vintage would still have been more readily available than they would later...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-20-2018, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Someone intending to hoax a Victorian diary...

Someone intending to hoax a Victorian diary would, presumably, try to obtain a contemporary diary first as last.
Forum: Pub Talk 02-20-2018, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I bought a watch with a lifetime guarantee. When...

I bought a watch with a lifetime guarantee. When the main spring goes, it slashes your wrist.

(The old ones are the best)
Forum: Pub Talk 02-20-2018, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Just follow the simple instructions.

Just follow the simple instructions.
Forum: Pub Talk 02-19-2018, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Few things fouler than a faulty fylfot

Few things fouler than a faulty fylfot
Forum: Pub Talk 02-19-2018, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Redundancies: "Domestos kills all known...

Redundancies:

"Domestos kills all known germs dead"

"Work colleague"

"Pre-planning" and its evil relative "pre-prepare"

"Good skill" (a phrase beloved of sports commentators)
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-18-2018, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Hello Richard I've seen much higher-res versions...

Hello Richard

I've seen much higher-res versions of that print that make it pretty clear that we're dealing with Miller's Court. Sorry I don't have a copy that I can post... perhaps someone else...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-11-2018, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Clearly not, Caz, and I've never implied anything...

Clearly not, Caz, and I've never implied anything of the sort. What I would expect, however, would be something rather different to the semi-literate and risible attempt at grand guignol that we see...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-09-2018, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I get precisely the opposite impression, Caz. To...

I get precisely the opposite impression, Caz. To me, the author is trying to "dumb up", so to speak, but falls flat on his/her arse in the attempt.
Forum: Pub Talk 02-09-2018, 03:22 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I knew his British nephew, Hugh Janus

I knew his British nephew, Hugh Janus
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-09-2018, 12:33 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
My pleasure, Abby.

My pleasure, Abby.
Forum: Pub Talk 02-08-2018, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Well, shouldn't we wait to see whether Trump...

Well, shouldn't we wait to see whether Trump doesn't turn out to be another numpty, before we proclaim him a great President?

Many politicians may be "trying to solve problems", but that isn't the...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I have plenty of ideas on that score, don't...

I have plenty of ideas on that score, don't worry. Re the severing of an ear, just imagine yourself doing it; perhaps you have already done so... to a rabbit or whatever, not a person! Hell, never...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-08-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Sam Flynn
No he doesn't. He says he's going to clip the...

No he doesn't. He says he's going to clip the EARS and send them to the police. In the event, he only cut one EAR - despite the fact that he had ample time to cut off both. Furthermore, he didn't...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-08-2018, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Keep reading, Kat. You'll get there :)

Keep reading, Kat. You'll get there :)
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-08-2018, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Hello Abby As I've said, the "had not time...

Hello Abby

As I've said, the "had not time to get ears for police" seems to refer to the "first one" (Stride), the reason for his not having time being because she "squealed a bit". As I've also...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-08-2018, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Perhaps it was in the madness of the moment that...

Perhaps it was in the madness of the moment that he forgot that he had pockets ;) Plus of course it would have taken him no time at all to remove the other ear. But he didn't.
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-08-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 211
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Yes, because Maybrick is one of the few suspects...

Yes, because Maybrick is one of the few suspects who still generates a high degree of partisanship, and who still appears able to attract more than his fair share of zealots, even trolls.But since...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-08-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Sam Flynn
If he'd deliberately set out to cut off the ear...

If he'd deliberately set out to cut off the ear with a view to taking it away, wouldn't he already have had a grip on it with his (non-knife-wielding) hand? I know that's what I'd do, so it's hard to...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-08-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I don't think I discussed the ear in my...

I don't think I discussed the ear in my dissertation because it wasn't germane to my subject. I was interested in (a) challenging the idea that the facial wounds had been deliberately "drawn" on the...
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