Not marble, nor the gilded monuments
Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme;
But you shall shine more bright in these contents
Than unswept stone besmear'd with sluttish time.
When wasteful war shall statues overturn,
And broils root out the work of masonry,
Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn
The living record of your memory.
'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity
Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room
Even in the eyes of all posterity
That wear this world out to the ending doom.
So, till the judgment that yourself arise,
You live in this, and dwell in lover's eyes.

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Room 101

Invented by George Orwell in his masterpiece '1984'; Room 101 originally contained the thing that we most fear. Having been re-invented by the BBC, it can now also be the place to which we metaphorically banish those things we hate. Here are the 5 things I would banish, what would you?

Spiders: Scuttling servants of Satan. To anyone who says they're necessary, I say 'get a gecko': Same job, less legs.
Animal Thieves: Anyone who believes a living creature is a commodity that can be stolen and traded is beneath contempt.
Maliciousness: Bambi's mother had the right idea, if you can't think of anything nice to say, don't say anything.
The Beatles: Or rather what they represent: the decline of a society of responsibility into the cult of the teenager and with it the loss of decorum, education, kindness and safety. But more importantly ballroom dancing and flirting ;)

Room Fluffy

The antithesis of Room 101 and invented by Stephen Fry on the BBC Television programme 'Room 101' as an antidote to the negativity of the traditional Room 101. This is where all things of loveliness are placed for eternity.

Cats: The sound of purring is one of the most mesmerizing sounds in existance.
TV: One of the greatest inventions. TV is an art form and an educational tool that deserves a lot more credit than it currently receives. Power to the couch potato!

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