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    Blood Pressure

    We're told that blood is thicker than water (but less dense than mercury). A 100 mmHg BP equates to 53 inches of water or say 50 inches of blood. If a giraffe's neck is 100 inches tall and the carotid artery takes the blood up, likewise the jugular returns with a siphon effect with the brain in...
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    Ploughing in 1558

    With Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, now seen as a good early copy of Bruegel's original, there was a left handed trend.
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    Robert Burns

    Rabbie might be worse than Marmite but he did pen a phrase about being seen by other people. Here is a link to the venerable Guardian newspaper about our sport. www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/23/world-ploughing-championships-no-till-farming. It was paraphrased in The Week 15/12 by...
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    Dogs and ploughs.

    Paws for thought at the canine assistants.

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