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You don't actually need to clear them you know. Much better for your woodland and the environment to let them rot down in situ and put that goodness back into the soil. Tidiness be damned!
Hoist by her own petard? Sorry but someone had to!
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In the beginning God created billiards. A table with no pockets, a white ball, a spot white ball for the opponent and a red ball. Man could score by cannoning, hitting the other two balls with his own ball and getting another shot. It was simple and God saw that it was good. Old Nick invented the corner cannon whereby you could trap the other two balls in the corner and cannon away forever. Man got bored and invented pockets. You could pot the red, your opponents white or go in off for points. God thought that it was a corruption but could understand the attraction. Man got bored and invented snooker. Lots of reds and other colours. Tactics, strategy and much more fun. Although God dislikes unnecessary complication (He created St Occam) He looked on Snooker, found it was good and put it into many of the pubs which He had also created for (English)Man's pleasure. In the mid 20th Century Snookers first begotten son Joe Davis appeared and God thought that He was in His Heaven and all was right with the world. However Old Nick had foreseen this developments so he had first invented Americans as a twisted version of Englishmen then invented bars as a corrupt version of the honest pub. These bars were obviously smaller and so Old Nick invented Pool, on small tables with small cues and balls with spots and stripes. In the late 20th Century this "Pool" made an incursion into the United Kingdom and for some years coin operated pool tables were seen in many pubs. However the advent of the angels Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan has seen the the removal of these offensive items and a return to the values of stout British yeomen.
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Jun 24, 2011