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7 Reasons to Make Your Own Calendar

7 Reasons to Make Your Own Calendar

1.  Dates (Women).  You can put important dates on it so that your partner won’t forget them.  Birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, he’ll never forget them if you put them on a calendar. 2.  Credit Crunch.  As a result of the new-austerity, we’re all looking for gifts that are cheap and thoughtful.  A personalised calendar is inexpensive and lets people know that you’re thinking of them.  Also, if you haven’t been affected by...

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7 Reasons To Love The Letter A

7 Reasons To Love The Letter A

1.  A is for Amore. You can say what you like about the Italians – and I usually do – but when it comes to love they have a good word for it. In fact it’s a beautiful word. One that actually makes it look as if you are kissing when you say it. Saying the word ‘love’ makes you look like a goldfish. 2.  A is for Apple. When I was much, much younger I always used to fret over how I would remember the alphabet. Thankfully...

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7 Reasons to Shop Online

7 Reasons to Shop Online

1. Queues.  Sometimes, shops are busy and there are long queues.  Having spent the previous ten minutes standing in a queue for the checkout, many people are taken by surprise when they are asked for money.  Once they get over the shock of this unanticipated event, they proceed to spend an inordinate amount of time fumbling for cash, cards or vouchers in their pocket, wallet or handbag (sometimes all three), thus making everyone else’s...

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7 Reasons not to Dance

7 Reasons not to Dance

1.  Marital Disharmony. In the Edwardian era, dancing was a gentle affair and the worst thing that could happen while dancing with your wife was that you might tread on her foot.  This may have led to some resentment, but nothing that would distract a man from guzzling brandy and smoking cigars in his library or waxing his moustache in the bathroom.  Modern dancing, however, is less well structured and far more vigorous.  These days, when...

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