There has been a new flurry of interest in quality non-EG writing and the notion of The Underguide, so our man Subcom has got together a page here that lays down just about all the details as to where we've been, where we think we are and where we think we might consider going in the future. The more the merrier, as we've always said, so come on over and lend a hand/ear/typing_finger!
And now, this weeks Cunningly Cobbled Cambridge CAC
Contrary to certain wholly unfounded rumours, there are some things worth knowing about the UK's second most prestigious university town1.
So this week your faithful CAC scavenger crew digs up the h2-low-down on Cambridge, UK; but don't bother looking here or indeed, here coz those are no help whatever! Theoretically, the Edited Guide is giving you the really important factual and informative stuff here, but fortunately there's more to h2g2 than the EG!
Perhaps it'd be best to start with Bernard's
Alternative insight into the origins and essence of Cambridge
Yes, it's all true!
Bernard touches briefly on what appears to be the great bane of the native population of that ancient seat of second-best learning; it's recent invasion by the thronging foreign hordes! oblongomaculatus faces them everyday and some of them live to tell the tale. Well, he certainly does, anyway:
How different crime literature could have been had Raymond Chandler been born in a different time and place:
Finally, a little tale that probably contains some facts that may be true. This is a terrific read just for the mental image it conjures up.
"I say your highness, is that really a ...? How ghastly!"
On behalf of the Committee for Alien Content,
who wish you the best for 2003,
"42 may be the answer, but we believe there are still questions to be asked."