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Seabond Denture Fixative Seals - Original - 15 Uppers
Seabond Denture Fixative Seals - Original - 15 Uppers
Offered by KrystalDirect
Price: £4.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Works better than anything else tried but is a bit faffy, 15 Mar. 2014
I have to cut pads out of the sheets given - cut two per original sheet. Takes about an hour to cut up the whole 15 sheets. In most cases each pad lasts a full day. Better than anything else I've so far tried.
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Roman Go Home
Roman Go Home
by Adam Fergusson
Edition: Paperback

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Review of Roman Go Home, 28 Dec. 2010
This review is from: Roman Go Home (Paperback)
The book is a parody of the withdrawal of the Romans from Britain. Adam Fergusson has a brilliant sense of humour, and portrays the political manipulations of the British stumbling for independence - not all
entirely enthusiastically - and the inept Roman presence in a distant part of the Empire, past its usefulness.

The author develops the characters incompetences, petty scheming and political manipulation in a most entertaining way, but uses the situation to tell a plausible story. The underlying motivation of the principal charaters can be compared to modern day polititions in duplicity. Thoroughly readable, but a rather sad ending.


Seiko Concise Oxford Dictionary:Thesaurus and Spellchecker with crossword & anagram solver
Seiko Concise Oxford Dictionary:Thesaurus and Spellchecker with crossword & anagram solver

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Electronic Oxford dictionary and thesaurus ER6100, 29 May 2010
The electronic dictionary and thesaurus is very much more convenient to use compared to paged book form, and far easier to carry in pocket or handbag. The spellcheck, which allows you to cheat on crosswords by entering the known letters and ? for unknowns gives very rapid selection of possibilities - and a massive selection of new obscure words (highlighting your ignorance) that can readily be defined by single button press (then return to list by single press).

I recently bought this machine (the ER6100) after the off/on button of the earlier ER6000 stopped working. I could only buy the newer version. As with so many advances, the new machine is more elaborate than its predecesor and, because of this, is less quickly accessible to the info you require.

Advantages of the ER6100 over the ER6000:-

1 Will solve anagrams with any old jumble of letters, whereas the earlier model demands real words (that it recognises)
2 Far wider range of information (knowledge view) including English and Scottish Kings and Qs, other history, religion, mythology and on and on
3 Place to put newly learnt words and info
4 Many more elaborations that I haven't got round to appreciating
5 Smaller and neater

Disadvantages compared to ER6000:-

1 Less alternatives in Thesaurus
2 Fewer two or three word solutions to crossword solver
3 Feels like more presses to obtain info

Prefer the earlier model, but can't find where available


Am I Alone in Thinking... ?: Unpublished Letters to the Editor (Daily Telegraph)
Am I Alone in Thinking... ?: Unpublished Letters to the Editor (Daily Telegraph)
by Iain Hollingshead
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £7.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Am I alone in thinking ..., 5 Jan. 2010
The book is very readable - especially in small doses after a meal or before picking up the current newspaper. The letters range from wisdom, cutting sarcasm to very wide and varied senses of humour.

I managed to be sent (and paid for) three copies altogether - due to a mix up in ordering, or maybe just my ignorance. I was however able to make Christmas presents of the excess to like minded friends.

Jack VickersAm I Alone in Thinking...?: Unpublished Letters to the Editor (Daily Telegraph)


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