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Monday, June 6, 2016

Stay away from Oxford

At the end of The Eyre Affair, literary detective Thursday Next's time-traveling dad has some words of advice for the future.  "Never buy a blue car or a paddling pool, stay away from oysters and circular saws, and don't be near Oxford in June 2016. Got it?"

What is due to happen in Oxford this month? No idea. But the book was originally published in America in 2002 so it bears some watching. I would also point out to you fictional almanackers that there are Oxfords all over the world. Be on alert.

How to Commemorate:
For the love of God, just stay away from Oxford!