Author Topic: Scenes at the museum special edition: You're never too young for piecework

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From the Museum of Childhood


You're never too young for piecework


Flann O'Brien was here


One day, for a joke, Scott put on Virgil's yellow sash


The electrician, the dentist and the newsagent were the bestest of friends


According to census info, Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. She has had 5 sisters, 43 pets and over 80 careers. You go, girl

In December 2005 Dr. Agnes Nairn at the University of Bath in England published research suggesting that girls often go through a stage where they hate their Barbie dolls and subject them to a range of punishments, including decapitation and placing the doll in a microwave oven. Dr. Nairn said: "It's as though disavowing Barbie is a rite of passage and a rejection of their past."

(Scroll down here for more of the sisterhood)


Jabba the wistful hut


...as a window. Fans of Brass Eye will get the reference





The chair that treats you like a footstool


Working on a stain remover


The fifth Beatle was Magneto


It's either this or back to the typewriters


Keeps up with the latest technology


Try trigonometry in trochaic tetrameter


Surrounded by flesh wounds


Cocky weeble


The thatched roof cut


Conducts electricity beautifully


Last seen working at a car wash


Next up: single currency poker


Ideal for agoraphobic trainspotters


In the days when you had to sew your own flatscreen


The cat was going to have to catch more mice if they were going to have dumplings tonight


The tea was actually better company than grandpa






Clipped in and ready to go