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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Good Riddance to Page 3!

January 20, 2015

So, Page 3 has gone. No more ‘Stunning Samantha, 21 from Yarmouth, who wants to be a model,’ no more awful puns usually involving some young woman’s ‘assets’. Page 3 has gone and good riddance to it as well. I always hated Page 3, as a kid I found it embarrassing, and as I grew […]

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#981: 1897, Enoch Sontonga, Nkosi Sikelel i Afrika

January 20, 2015

This anthem is utterly unique and wonderful in every way – the anthem that inspired the ANC and those who opposed apartheid, the anthem that conjures up images of township funerals and raised clenched fists and tears; now amazingly it is the anthem of a united nation; the anthem of rugby matches and state funerals, […]

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