Deciphering “high cockolorum”.


“High cockolorum” is often preceded by “with a”. It seems to mean “high energy”, “high jinks”, or “skip and a jump”, that type of thing.

Scale in Alice in Wonderland


In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, a children's book by Lewis Carroll, Alice finds a key sitting on a glass table.

"On The Road" book covers


"I shambled after as I've been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous



Allahakbarries CC - J.M. Barrie’s literary cricket team

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Jack Ashby

Alan Moncrieff - Professor at GOSH who was the doctor involved in the child's case.
Algernon Moncrieff - Lady Bracknell's nephew in The Importance of Being Earnest.

'White is for Witching'


A girl came on to the bus who has a Post-doctoral position at UCL. Her research is involved with stem cells. She recalled how as a little girl she would dream of eating chalk constantly.

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