by Matthew Cobb
It’s a gloomy damp Saturday in Manchester but the house is clean and the weekly shop has been done, so all is well.
In Poland, Hili has some good advice:
Ja: I jak to osiągniesz?
Hili: Unikając wiadomości.
— caenhillcc (@caenhillcc) November 23, 2019
This is HILARIOUS. 🦆😂
These rescued ducks rush outside on the first day of snow only to turn back around just as quickly!
— ༺❆ᗙ Martin 🏳️🌈 ᗛ❆༻ Party time🍷 (@KlatuBaradaNiko) November 22, 2019
Two Poppy Northcutt tweets:
My father’s response to the ad was “The only thing that could make me prouder would be to see your engagement announced in the local newspaper.” https://t.co/HIpHUaRyjH
— Poppy Northcutt (@poppy_northcutt) November 22, 2019
1929: The first voyage to the Moon imagined in Fritz Lang's Woman in the Moon (Gerda Maurus)
— Chasing The Moon: The Book (@ChasingMoonBk) November 22, 2019
My kind of joke:
Here’s looking at Euclid pic.twitter.com/3JTtileAJw
— Allie Alvis 🚄 (@book_historia) November 22, 2019
The natural order of things. pic.twitter.com/fGQwiIxYJT
— Dick King-Smith HQ (@DickKingSmith) November 22, 2019
I invite readers to come up with a rhyme like that of Dixon Lanier Merritt – “A wonderful bird is the Pelican. His beak can hold more than his belly can.” but applying this to the common coromorant or shag (who lays eggs inside a paper bag – Christopher Isherwood):
Cormorant doing it's best to make my jaw hit the floor!
Via reddit pic.twitter.com/RJfFFZY64I
— Chris Harrod (@chris_harrod) November 23, 2019
Golden apple snail laying eggs pic.twitter.com/rTBYoet2Z0
— Alex Eccleston (@AventuraObscura) November 23, 2019
The Boss likes sheepdogs, so here’s one for you, Jerry:
— L'important (@Limportant_fr) November 23, 2019
A “force” in the north of England is a waterfall:
High Force, Teesdale, taken last weekend (10 sec video). Wow! pic.twitter.com/VE6gT25zMf
— Sara Spillett (@saraspillett) November 22, 2019
From reader Dom:
— H Stiles (@HStiles1) November 22, 2019
Finally, an extraordinary dream-like video from Norway:
Norwegian FairyTale pic.twitter.com/KQvTzYkwCy
— Gabriele Corno (@Gabriele_Corno) November 21, 2019