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#218: Train Parliament

John kept getting mugged off.

September 29th, 2023 · 72 minutes

John introduces an unusual work-from-home practice. Which leads to your hosts wondering how they would row across the ocean in an open boat.

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Things kick off with another segment of Pronunciation Corner plus an interrogation of some newfound Britishisms.

In Follow-Up, John has accomplished a love match, but he is asked to please pay in cash. Also, apparently Merlin quit Twitter.

There's also some pretty good material about the terrible working conditions on Sodor, and John shares a novel retirement strategy.

For this month's members-only bonus show, John has questions about Merlin's 3D printing journey.

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(Recorded on Tuesday, September 19, 2023)

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