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Advantages: None unless you're a Spectator Fan
Disadvantages: Not entertaining enough to really warrant the money

This collection of Spectator columns is subtitled One Middle-Aged Man In Search of the Point, but really it's more a case of accepting that there isn't one. I'm not a Spectator reader – indeed other than seeing on the shelves I'm ashamed to say that b ...

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Review of Low Life - Jeremy Clarke

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If these names are cool I'm glad to be uncool!

Advantages: An 'entertaining' read, nicely written
Disadvantages: Ridiculous choice of names, more bizarre than cool!

My (surprise) son was born in December last year. Oh, actually having a baby was not the surprise (although it would be lovely to be one of the lucky few who get to the point of giving birth without actually knowing they are pregnant!) but a series of sca ...

chrisandmark_is_here 03.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Cool Names For Babies - Pamela Redmond Satran

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For dedicated followers of fashion

Advantages: Very informative and readable; wonderful photographs
Disadvantages: The print is rather small.

...Since the beginning of the twentieth century fashion has gone through some remarkable changes, affected in part by two world wars, a recession, a huge increase in consumerism and more recently the influence of the Internet. Valerie Mendes and Amy de la Ha ...

denella 17.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Fashion Since 1900 - Valerie Mendes

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I can think of another bathroom use for it...

Advantages: There were actually 1001 facts...although given what they were that could be a minus too
Disadvantages: Awful, offensive "humour", facts not actually interesting and extremely obvious

At this time of year, I often notice a lot of these little books popping up in the shops as they make for good jokey gifts/stocking fillers. I recently downloaded the ebook version of this. I’ll admit that it’s not something I’d have actually paid for, bu ...

bamamo 23.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of 1001 Facts That Will Scare the S#*t Out of You: The Ultimate Bathroom Reader - Cary McNeal

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