Blogs > Liberty and Power > Then and Now

Apr 28, 2008 5:13 pm

Then and Now

Then. The Fat Owl of the Remove. Follow the links, and don't miss this one.

According to Guinness World Records, Charles Hamilton (1876-1961), who wrote the Greyfriars stories under the nom de plume of Frank Richards, is the most prolific author of all time with a lifetime output calculated at 72-75 million words.

Now. Pupils shun Jamie Oliver's healthy diet for junk food runs.

And here is the money quote:"One young smuggling mastermind, when finally caught, said to his school's headmaster unapologetically: 'But we were only doing what you taught us in business studies, Sir.'"
comments powered by Disqus
History News Network