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  • Jeremy Bernstein on Trump in Aspen: Just a correction and an addition. Trump was here last Thursday and not Saturday. The next visitor is Stevie Wonder this Sunday. He is sold out but th...
  • DoktorFaustus on German Lessons: The catalogue of questions for the so-called naturalization test (Einbürgerungstest) consists not of 300 but rather of 310 questions. (There are an e...
  • matt.whitby on A New England: I got a leaflet in the same format (though from a Mr. Jalloh). Still the same nonsense.
  • rolandino on But will we want to stay?: I read this whilst on holiday in mainland Europe, and had a few thoughts: - The comments re: WWII were and are really odd I thought, it felt like the...
  • Timothy Rogers on By the Black Sea: Having just returned from a trip that started in Bucharest, I can make a few notes on James Morris’s’ piece. On the lower Danube river trip that m...
  • Jorrocks on The Van Gelder Sound: Just thought I should mention the Duke Pearson tune, "Ready Rudy", which was also for Van Gelder. A nice little blues.
  • Alan Benfield on Racism, Pure and Simple: Channelling Oscar Wilde: "I wish I'd said that". Bravo, Timothy.
  • manchegauche on Racism, Pure and Simple: "naive still developing third worlder"?? One of the women in question was a flight attendant from Toulouse and who is as French as a baguette in a str...
  • Timothy Rogers on Racism, Pure and Simple: Hmmm . . . presumably this is the Christian civilization, that in its earliest centuries frowned upon Greek and Roman ideas about exposure of the huma...
  • Alan Benfield on Racism, Pure and Simple: It's nice of you to defend him, but I have to disagree: I think his point was exactly sneering at the idea that some people find it hard to afford a b...

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