Discussing salvation, disgusting salivation.
‘It is very difficult to please a man against his will.’ (Johnson)
‘Before they elect a new pope, the papal chamberlain, the cardinal camerlengo, hits the dead pope on the forehead with a silver hammer to make sure he is dead.’ (The Independent)
The Drowned and the Saved, the Downed and the Shaved.
The Irish Descartes: ‘I think therefore I am, I think.’
John Updike the author of a poem called ‘The Marvellous Bowel Movement.’
Tip of Mary Magdalene’s nose preserved in her shrine.
‘I’m getting a little behind.’ ‘When is it arriving?’
Robert Frost stopped setting his poems in orchards when told by a farmer that geese don’t roost in trees.
Latin official language of Hungarian parliament until the 1840s.
‘Iota of difference’: derives from religious debates of semi-Arians, for whom the Son was ‘like’ (homoiousios) the Father but not of one substance, with believers in the ‘co-substantial’ (homoousios) position.
‘We are cruelty free’ (sign in cosmetics shop).