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  • LLapp, what a cybersleuth you are! She was a wonder and could easily turn the sound of the letter "m" into a near trithong!
    NTO: confirmed!

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    • Originally posted by momn8r View Post
      LLapp, what a cybersleuth you are! She was a wonder and could easily turn the sound of the letter "m" into a near trithong!
      NTO: confirmed!
      Momn8r, wow! Thanks for checking it. Your descriptions of her are so charming.
      Eureka, thank you for posting that one and adding the question!

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      • "Human life is a continuous thread which each of us spins to his own pattern, rich and complex in meaning." Henri Estienne

        Hash
        February 9, 2015, 12:17 pm
        I think my boxer shorts are too.

        SippyGurl
        October 29, 2017, 7:34 pm
        too what?

        Hash
        January 18, 2018, 8:51 am
        Rich and complex, obviously.

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        • "Eliminating what is not wanted or needed is profitable in itself." Philip Crosby

          universalmom
          August 26, 2014, 2:54 pm
          Lean technology

          judy100
          April 14, 2015, 11:26 pm
          The deadwood.

          montyb
          August 3, 2016, 12:29 am
          Consultants.

          darkyr
          June 8, 2019, 2:27 pm
          Speaking of consultants, Monty, although we appreciate your input into this matter, with sincerest apologies, we're going to have to let you go. Your comment just didn't sufficiently fulfill our needs on this quote. ... That was a jest, I'm sure you gathered. You are welcome to stay on in a purely volunteer status. We expect your next comment by Tuesday.

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          • "I have lived; tomorrow, I shall sleep in glory." Georges Jacques Danton

            puzzleme
            May 25, 2013, 6:33 am
            Off with his head!

            LLapp
            July 23, 2015, 4:24 pm
            Seems like he should at least have a Wiki bio up top, given his heroism and being guillotined and all.

            skeeter
            August 26, 2015, 4:13 pm
            He should have quit when he was a head.

            LizardLeap
            November 17, 2015, 12:24 pm
            tres arcane

            maradnu
            December 31, 2017, 3:16 am
            Glory who?

            badbob
            May 26, 2018, 3:24 am
            so it's not i hate liver?

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            • "I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar." Miguel de Cervantes

              montyb
              February 20, 2012, 1:25 am
              Because then you are just tilting at windmills.

              wobray
              April 5, 2013, 11:48 pm
              When the cat's away...

              puzzleme
              September 17, 2013, 4:56 pm
              Don't count your chickens before you have to break some eggs to make an omelet.

              nevadasmith68
              September 20, 2013, 7:12 am
              Thank you. I agree. Too many proverbs spoil the broth.

              Highpoint
              April 22, 2016, 7:17 pm
              This is all water under the dam and over the bridge for me.

              blueladyblue
              June 26, 2018, 7:36 am
              No, Highpoint, it's all air over the windmill.

              darkyr
              May 2, 2019, 10:28 am
              Early to bed, early to rise, and keep your proverbs to a reasonable size.

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              • "A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense." American Proverb

                marnita
                March 18, 2015, 7:54 am
                This is not true. Sometimes branches just fall on innocent cars.

                montyb
                October 16, 2015, 1:15 pm
                Those are pre-emptive strikes, marnita.

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                • Sorry, I can't seem to stop . . .

                  "Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow." Jeff Valdez

                  wvwoman
                  September 17, 2013, 11:15 am
                  and that might be true even if they had the strength!

                  Quizzical
                  March 10, 2014, 4:13 am
                  In some ways, cats are smarter than humans.

                  marnita
                  August 14, 2014, 3:17 pm
                  My cats obviously think I'm dumb, but they are very patient with me.

                  oddcouple
                  December 5, 2015, 12:34 am
                  The picture in my mind of cats pulling a sled is hilarious!

                  darkyr
                  December 26, 2017, 12:16 pm
                  Mush! I mean, Fish! Never mind, I'll walk.

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                  • Cryptograms suddenly got a lot more challenging:

                    "Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient. " Sydney Smith

                    maradnu
                    April 1, 2015, 12:06 pm
                    No s***

                    puzzleme
                    June 10, 2017, 2:55 pm
                    No soup? No scab? No seat? What are you trying to tell us, maradnu?

                    seastar228
                    January 3, 2018, 9:39 am
                    It is hard enough to switch letters, now we have only stars to try and figure this out.

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                    • Udder Foolishness

                      "Milk the cow, but do not pull off the udder. "
                      Proverb


                      Lurker
                      March 17, 2012, 1:02 am
                      Ow
                      saipanwriter
                      August 22, 2012, 12:43 am
                      kind of scraping the bottom of the barrel with this one, huh...
                      Altoid701
                      November 14, 2012, 1:53 am
                      Noted.
                      joed
                      January 4, 2013, 6:08 pm
                      Ouch...
                      montyb
                      July 25, 2013, 3:06 pm
                      There's a graphic I didn't need.
                      maradnu
                      October 2, 2013, 11:13 am
                      Put the squeeze on you
                      wvwoman
                      May 7, 2014, 12:31 pm
                      WHAT???!!
                      kb83
                      May 29, 2014, 4:17 am
                      sometimes I feel like an udderless cow.
                      dovid1946
                      May 13, 2015, 7:04 pm
                      it would be an udder catastrophe
                      gavinl
                      March 22, 2016, 12:38 pm
                      it's a fine line sometimes
                      maradnu
                      October 3, 2016, 6:22 am
                      Udder nonsense
                      bigdave
                      December 14, 2017, 10:36 am
                      de udder what?
                      SippyGurl
                      July 11, 2018, 3:43 pm
                      and watch the teeth too
                      318WOZ
                      January 24, 2019, 2:04 pm
                      Ha ha, boy, oh, boy. Good times. I remember when I was younger and I used to pull off the cow's udders all the time. I just shake my head now at the mistakes of my youth. I almost wish that someone had shared this wisdom with me before I mutilated so many animals, but hey, we've got to learn somehow, right? Such good memories.

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                      • That time when everyone was defending soda crackers, but then queethebean said what we were all really thinking....

                        "The inventor of soda crackers has a place in hell." Martin H. Fischer

                        pootie49
                        May 24, 2011, 2:26 pm
                        Hold on...pregnant women would disagree with that. And do you not know of a thing called a dustbuster???

                        bansaisequoia
                        June 14, 2012, 4:04 pm
                        I'm sorry, but, Denise Richards may not eat them in MY bed.

                        momof7
                        August 8, 2014, 1:17 am
                        A wee bit harsh.

                        Beagle
                        November 21, 2014, 7:11 am
                        I love soda crackers.

                        abra
                        January 24, 2015, 8:42 am
                        Where would peanut butter be without them?

                        elsiegirl
                        March 5, 2015, 7:58 am
                        On bread and celery.

                        abra
                        April 19, 2015, 2:46 pm
                        You could, but it wouldn't be the same.

                        montyb
                        June 10, 2015, 2:44 pm
                        I originally had "soya crackers" which, of course, would deserve a place in Hell.

                        marnita
                        November 8, 2015, 11:57 am
                        Yes, monty, that would make much more sense.

                        Lurker
                        June 12, 2016, 6:51 am
                        This quote must predate the invention of the vacuum cleaner.

                        hisashiburi
                        August 23, 2016, 4:00 am
                        Fischer was a physician; a reference, perhaps, to the use of soda crackers as a home remedy that may mask symptoms of a serious and/or chronic problem.

                        MamaB
                        October 28, 2017, 3:05 am
                        With chicken soups and stews - OMG Yum!

                        abra
                        May 16, 2018, 6:43 pm
                        yoga crackery -- I knew he was a physician and I wondered what he didn't like about yoga.

                        Spenser
                        August 14, 2018, 2:49 am
                        some people have such strong opinions about the least interesting things.

                        abra
                        October 15, 2018, 11:22 am
                        God point, Spenser.

                        LLapp
                        January 23, 2019, 11:07 pm
                        Yoga crackery! Haha!

                        Queethebean
                        May 23, 2019, 8:50 pm
                        If someone is going to hell for merely inventing soda crackers, I think I may be in big trouble.

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                        • ""Therefore" is a word the poet must not know." Andre Gide

                          abra
                          November 8, 2013, 6:21 am
                          Why?

                          kb83
                          April 19, 2014, 7:02 pm
                          suggests determinism antithetical to poetic sense?

                          LLapp
                          March 2, 2015, 4:59 pm
                          Pretty slick answer, kb83.

                          Capy
                          January 10, 2017, 11:14 pm
                          Are you saying a poet cannot be a scientist and if not why not?

                          marnita
                          July 10, 2017, 2:23 pm
                          "Wherefore," on the other hand, is fine.

                          kb83
                          January 11, 2018, 4:18 am
                          and "care for", and "there for", marnita.

                          lertsek
                          June 12, 2018, 11:26 am
                          That and "paid in full".

                          Elephino
                          July 4, 2019, 3:40 pm
                          "nevermore" has been determined as acceptable too

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                          • "The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen."
                            Sarah Brown

                            kjmcaj
                            June 19, 2013, 4:15 pm
                            54 seconds.
                            GtrZan
                            October 28, 2013, 4:57 am
                            that's a good one
                            chopstix
                            February 3, 2014, 9:24 am
                            But there are more than a few who have laid their way to success...
                            LLapp
                            December 2, 2016, 11:03 am
                            So why is "laying an egg" an idiom for failure?
                            bkmcincinnati
                            January 8, 2017, 1:41 am
                            To crow is one thing, but to produce is another. Said the hen to the rooster.
                            Nollij
                            October 6, 2017, 4:15 am
                            And boy did she strain those out while sitting.
                            killdozer
                            February 27, 2018, 1:44 pm
                            The one percent does nothing but profit off the labor of others.
                            Persephone59
                            June 3, 2018, 9:53 am
                            Wow, killdozer, that was a hard one to politicize, but you found a way!
                            agatejane
                            August 13, 2018, 11:22 am
                            I feel like this quote is directed at me.
                            imsoeasy
                            December 4, 2018, 12:09 am
                            Just 1%? Let''s look at the figures +100 % Population in US - 60.6% Employed = 39.4% Not employed - 20 % Means tested Government Assistance - 1 % Those Scum Sucking Capitalists = 18.4% Others not employed (retired, etc.)

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                            • "Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh." Martin Tupper

                              abra
                              August 23, 2013, 2:07 am
                              Could be, or maybe Mr. Tupper is a bully.

                              nevadasmith68
                              September 1, 2013, 1:39 pm
                              Martin was later hanged at a tupperware party.

                              abra
                              December 14, 2014, 12:09 pm
                              Oh, I hate it when a Tupperware party turns into a hanging.

                              kb83
                              November 12, 2015, 4:09 am
                              This neighborhood is too big for 2 tupperware hosts.

                              Barnabas
                              July 8, 2016, 5:01 pm
                              And what did Martin Tupper wear at the Tupperware party?

                              Jalapenoman
                              January 18, 2017, 1:52 pm
                              Did they remember to burp the seal on Tupper's coffin?

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                              • "There is no point in arguing about matters of taste." Unattributed

                                bansaisequoia
                                January 30, 2011, 5:27 am
                                This is in very poor taste.

                                fishbum
                                March 16, 2011, 6:27 pm
                                I don't think so.

                                pajarito7
                                October 5, 2011, 1:06 am
                                Stop arguing and go to your rooms.

                                SillySil
                                January 12, 2013, 5:30 pm
                                OMG Someone beside that bans guy got the fastest time!

                                abra
                                July 11, 2014, 4:22 pm
                                Of course, someone sent that "bans guy" to his room.

                                Spenser
                                March 6, 2015, 4:47 am
                                Tell that to my thirteen-year-old daughter.

                                universalmom
                                August 18, 2015, 3:01 pm
                                Hahaha "that bans guy"

                                Annamariah
                                September 10, 2015, 6:26 am
                                Is there more point arguing about facts?

                                marnita
                                December 30, 2015, 4:46 pm
                                De gustibus non est disputandum.

                                munchlet
                                September 23, 2016, 2:39 am
                                Exactly what I was thinking, Marnita.

                                abra
                                February 28, 2017, 8:59 am
                                Me too, but I had to have it translated first.

                                Persephone59
                                August 4, 2017, 11:57 pm
                                There IS no point in arguing about taste! I'm right and you're wrong!

                                maradnu
                                October 8, 2017, 2:24 am
                                Of course there's a point - it's fun arguing about inane matters that adversely affect no one whatsoever.

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