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Boris Johnson Knows Exactly What He’s Doing - The Atlantic

theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/07/boris-johnson-minister-of-chaos/619010/
(Several of Johnson’s advisers agreed to be candid in exchange for anonymity.) In an early phone call with Joe Biden, an aide told me, Johnson said he disliked the phrase special relationship after the president used it. To Johnson it seemed needy and weak.

The rise, fall, and rise of the status pineapple - BBC News

bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-53432877
For a couple of centuries, the British were in an unlikely frenzy for the exotic fruit.

Against “sensible” politics | Prospect Magazine

prospectmagazine.co.uk/politics/against-sensible-politics-independent-group-centrist-charlotte-riley
In spite of the fact most people think their own politics are "sensible," appeals to common sense are mostly about preserving the status quo—however broken it is

Postcodes.io

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Free Postcode API for Addresses in Great Britain