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“…Gandhi…walked barefoot a lot…often fasted [and had bad breath so he was] a `super calloused fragile mystic hexed by halitosis’…”

August 12, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21726054-gamers-now-even-take-part-world-champunships-why-english-such-great-language

“Qatar has been spending €420m a week preparing for the 2022 World Cup…”

August 12, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21726098-share-clubs-revenues-highest-transfer-fees-have-been-fairly-constant

“The €179m splurged by Manchester City, an English club, on defenders outstrips 47 countries’ defence budgets. “

August 12, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21726098-share-clubs-revenues-highest-transfer-fees-have-been-fairly-constant

“There are good psephological reasons for thinking that Labour’s 40% score in June might be a high-water mark” — psephological?

August 12, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/britain/21726093-there-are-reasons-think-corbyn-bubble-may-not-burst-soon-peak-corbyn

“Psephology /sˈfɒləi/ (from Greek psephos ψῆφος, ‘pebble’, as the Greeks used pebbles as ballots) is a branch of political science which deals with the study and scientific analysis of elections.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psephology)

“[When Fly Williams] was recruited [to play basketball at] Austin Peay, he got on a plane in New York and flew to Austin, Texas.”

August 11, 2017

Pluto, Terry. Loose Balls (Kindle Locations 6878-6883). Simon & Schuster. Kindle Edition.

Here is a short bio of Fly Williams: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fly_Williams.