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Men at Arms: A Discworld Novel:15

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Each used, to varying degrees, a combination of blunt-force and puncture attack to kill or wound the enemy. As she explains, since they are closer to the ground in the very low ceiling bar, their ears are closer to the ground too. Croesus was extremely wealthy and his defeat had a major impact on the Greeks, providing a fixed point in their calendar.

Page 8 - Edward d'Eath's slide show of the kings and queens of Ankh-Morpork is similar to a Roundworld Powerpoint presentation. The term 'seamstress' was used in the Roundworld as well as in Discworld as a euphemism for 'prostitute' on census forms. The rhyme is said to be about the mob of Dutchmen that William of Orange brought over with him to England in 1688, with the "one in a velvet gown" being the Prince himself. Only later on did they diverge into two groups; clowns or court jesters on the one hand and circus or sideshow freaks on the other. What Carrot actually brings is a request for Vetinari to implement a plan for reforming the City Watch into an effective, integrated, comprehensive police force with better working conditions.

Detritus repeats the phrase as "You got a field-marshal's button in your knapsack", while on page 269 Cuddy creatively manages "You could have a field-marshal's bottom in your napkin". The shoguns realized that their armies of samurai warriors could be wiped out by peasants with guns which would jeopardize their own positions so severely restricted their use and distribution (contrary to popular opinion they did not completely ban them - they could be used against vermin with permission for example). These underdogs need all the help they can get, for they’ve been given only 24 hours to clean up the war-torn town. YOU'LL BE BJORN AGAIN" Death seems to have become an enthusiast of bad puns and jokes told in his own inimitable style, moving on from Knock Knock jokes to this obvious bad pun - born again meaning reincarnation.Pratchett is playing with the tradition from Christian, heterosexual weddings that the bride's parents sit in the first row on the left side of the aisle, while the groom's parents sit n the first row on the right side. In Night Watch Captain FindtheeSwing's calculations 'prove' that Vimes has 'the eye of an mass murderer'.

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