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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 8 (February 1, 1933)

Socking the Solar Solecisms

Socking the Solar Solecisms.

Noth/ing on this whirling wen of wheel and woe is certain, except the uncertainty of “certainties;” but speaking in round figures (which usually amount to nought) even if November is equinoctial and December is equinoxious, February can be relied upon to give a rendering of “the good old summer time” with prevarications.

January, being the first bout in the annual meteorological mix-up, often “mixes it” through utter exuberance and sheer sherbet, but February can be relied on to knock spots off the sun and sock the solar solecisms.