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Mrs. Monk's Would-be Diary, should have been written by Mrs. Monk, since she is the "Writer" in the family.
However, since she is a writer only in the conceptual sense, I have undertaken to fill these pages on her behalf.
If not by her, these pages will certainly be about her, and other important matters of the day

Leslie Monk, the long suffering.
 

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Mrs Monk’s

Would-Be Diary

16 June 2006

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Our neighbour is embarrassed by the article, so I will not reproduce it here, as. much as I would like to. Accordingly, the word of the month is BEDROOM

New word just heard on the Radio 20 July 2006

ENTROPY defined as the inevitable and steady deterioration of a system or society

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