What it was:
What it could have been:
Why pay a person to do something when a Bot could do it instead?
Personally I like buying things from people. I reckon if nobody used the Bots they’d have to take them away.
If you find a noisy and intrusive ShopBot is getting on your nerves, here’s a handy label to keep in your bag and glue onto it:
So which is the object which really does live in the Pitt Rivers?
the Magic Bun with Healing Powers. Here’s a picture of the bun:
I thought the bun was 78 years old, but that information isn’t on its label. How did one use it to cure a cold? Nibble it lightly? Or put under the pillow? Or just inhale its scent? (which might be difficult if you have a cold.)
There isn’t a Ghost in a Bottle at the Pitt Rivers, but there is a Witch in a Bottle. Here she is:
So we’ll be leaving that one well alone then…
On Monday we went to visit the Ancient Lives Mummies at the British Museum. So now it is time to brush up on my rusty Ancient Egyptian. Rather nicely, the Ancient Egyptian word for cat is:and frog is:For more advanced users, here are some useful phrases for everyday situations: