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The Spike: or, Victoria University College Review, September, 1922

[Olla Podrida]

"To let, single furnished room, to business man, sunny, refined, quiet, use motor shed."—Country Paper.

—Landlady (to prospective tenant): Are you sunny

P.T. (embarrassed): No, mother calls me Algy.

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"This was not Hinkler's first notable flight. He is n cool and daring young man-only 2 years old-and he has all his life been devoted to aviation." Evening Post.

—As the .same paper remark,"Almost every week some Incident or other strengthens the claim that yout of Australians make ideal airmen."

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"Messrs. de la Mare and Jackson beg to announce that their Business will be carried on during the war by Messrs. Rogers and Stace, Solicitors, Hamilton…" Kawhia Settler, Sept. 2, 1921.

—Thirstina for blood?

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"Qua mihi supremum tempus in urbo fuit ."

—Which was closing time in the city. Exam. Paper.

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"Since the time of Boisguilbert (l697), there is not an Economist but has treated coined money with perfect disdain. What can it matter?"—Gides' Political Economy, 3rd Ed., p. 288.

—Not so you'd notice it, however.

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