Great quotations

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April 16th, 2019 at 11:05:51 AM permalink
rxwine
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"I was addicted to the Hokey Pokey, but I turned myself around."
Nobody learned anything from the global financial crisis.
April 16th, 2019 at 4:52:43 PM permalink
pew
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Some people did something.
April 26th, 2019 at 2:13:18 PM permalink
rxwine
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"An unconfirmed anecdote purports that Xanthippe was once so enraged with her husband that she took a chamber pot and poured it out over Socrates' head, which – according to the tale – the philosopher accepted with the allegory: “After thunder comes the rain.” "

Chamber pot, otherwise known as the toilet of the day.
Nobody learned anything from the global financial crisis.
April 28th, 2019 at 4:25:39 PM permalink
Fleastiff
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Chamber Pot is English and from a much later era.

The "cheaper by the dozen" authors who advocated household reorganization were time and energy specialists. Pioneering efficiency experts.
April 28th, 2019 at 6:42:44 PM permalink
rxwine
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If they weren't going on the ground, they probably used a pot. And if they weren't outside they were probably in a chamber.
Nobody learned anything from the global financial crisis.
June 4th, 2019 at 12:41:46 PM permalink
rxwine
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Remember when Beethoven was told the 9th symphony was too long for radio play?
Nobody learned anything from the global financial crisis.
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