Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lucky saws

The Coolgardie museum has a pair of saws that probably intend to illustrate the make do spirit of the pioneers.The improvised metal handles, one simply a bolted on horseshoe, might have been a very practical answer to the original wood … Continue reading

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Uncommon words 3

Surcease — to cease from some action; desist. To come to an end. Munificent — very generous with money. Quotidian — daily; usual or customary. Alacrity — cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness; liveliness; briskness. Lachrymose — sad or tending to cry often.

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