Category: History & Culture

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The naivety of the right

Guido hits the nail on the head: ConservativeHome regularly lists public vacancies in the hope that righties might apply for them and thus correct the severe pro-Left imbalance in the quangocracy. But is there any point if the selection panels are staffed…

Kid Ory

Ory was a banjo player during his youth, and it is said that his ability to play the banjo helped him develop “tailgate”, a particular style of playing the trombone with a rhythmic line underneath the trumpets and cornets.

Big Boy

At the Woodpile Report: Big Boys featured sixteen driving wheels in two sets of eight. The front set of drivers pivots as though it were a separate engine under the same boiler. Another of UP’s operating steam locomotives, 844 with eight…