QOTD 14 April 2011 – Rachel Cooke meets the word ‘animatronic’

“I’ve been told it’s animatronic; I don’t know what that means. I think it’s robotic.”
– Rachel Cooke on Front Row, BBC Radio 4


Quote of the Day 13 March 2011

“This appeased the god and enabled us to collect shrimp!”

PFK link


Quote of the day 12 Feb 2011

“Providentially [sic – comma] children seldom number piracy among their experiences even in Eastern waters.”

Samples from the Bookshelf: A Book of Prose and Verse Designed to make the Reader “Ask for More”, assembled by Richard Wilson

EDIT 3 March 2011: And then this happened: