Dictionary Distribution Day

This set of dictionaries arrived last week while I was in Maynooth.

These – along with £15 in book tokens which arrived a while ago – form the prize for the Everyman Crossword competition in the Observer I won earlier this month.

Fortunately, my friendly neighbours accepted delivery of the books while I was out and I collected the parcel from them last night after work. I took them into work today and distributed them gratis to deserving members of the School of Physics & Astronomy before my first Physics of the Early Universe lecture this morning. I’ve got plenty of dictionaries already, you see.

I wonder if I’ll win any more before I move to Ireland?

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3 Responses to “Dictionary Distribution Day”

  1. I’ve always thought that the giving of dictionaries as crossword prizes had a bit of a coals-to-Newcastle feel.

  2. Were there any undeserving members of the School of Physics & Astronomy around?

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