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The greatest depth of the Atlantic Ocean is 30,246 feet at a point north of
Interested in scuba diving (though not in going that deep or that south)?
Check out The League of Underwater Superheroes if you happen to be in
Maine: “Faster than a speeding starfish, able to leap (onto) lobster boats in
a single bound, members of The League of Underwater Superheroes stand
ready to explore the depths of Frenchman Bay, clean up the underwater
landscape and have a whole lot of fun.”
Forgotten English: Holystone: The sandstone formerly used to scour sailing
ships’ wooden decks. So called because to use the Holystone always brought
a sailor to his knees.
Thought du mois:
“If a lie be believed for an hour, it hath done its work.”
(1667–1745. English author, and political satirist.
Dean of St Patrick’s Anglican Cathedral in Dublin.
His best-known works are The Tale of the Tub and Gulliver’s Travels.)
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VANCOUVER RARE BOOK,
PHOTOGRAPH & PAPER SHOW
October 7 & 8, 2017
On offer: a curated selection of fine maps, documents, images and collectible books.
Several of Canada‘s top dealers will be in attendance.