Tag: Murphy’s Law
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If there’s one thing we can say about men, it’s that they love to make laws. I’m not referring to the laws that get royal assent; these laws are common aphorisms that have entered into everyday parlance. More often than not, when we use these phrases, we understand what the law metaphorically represents, but not […]more
You have to feel sorry for Christopher Leyland. Having inherited his father’s Northumberland country estate in 1889, Leyland dedicated his life to its improvement, paying particular attention to the gardens and the cultivation of trees. By his death in 1926 the estate boasted (among many other things) a palm house, an arboretum, and a menagerie […]more