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A novel approach

They've been reading 'Finnegans Wake' since 1996. They'll probably finish it in 2021.

By William A. Davis
Globe Correspondent / April 25, 2006

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It's a quiet night at The Thirsty Scholar, an Irish pub and dating bar on Beacon Street. A handful of bored-looking guys sit at the bar, watching a hockey game on the TV, and a few couples and small groups chat quietly at scattered tables. But in what Irish pubs call ''the snug," an alcove off the dimly ... (Full article: 1229 words)

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