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Old 05-04-2016, 11:39 AM
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Hey, Sam, how 'bout you tickle the ivories with that song you played for us in Paris, huh?

That shark is pretty big, so maybe we ought to upgrade our watercraft.

I suggest, gentlemen, that you aim carefully so as not to botch our execution. Thank you.

(I once saw a photographic, page-by-page replica of the original MS draft of Orwell's 1984. The first page was almost solid ink, he wrote and rewrote and re-rewrote the book's opening so much).
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Old 05-04-2016, 11:57 AM
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:07 PM
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Look, don't try to get around it: Pay your temple offerings AND pay your taxes.

There used to be nothing, then God put something in there, but it was kind of an ill defined mess.

Hope that thing doesn't blow up, John Glenn!

The effects of the substances started being felt as we drove into the less inhabited parts of San Bernardino County.
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:14 PM
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I'm absolutely, l00 percent, guilty. I killed the bitch.

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Old 05-04-2016, 12:18 PM
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I'm rather fond of the odor of a highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flamethrowers, consisting of gasoline thickened with special soaps, in the early hours of the day.
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:44 PM
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I regret that I have to give my life for my country!

Don't shoot until we get really close. We don't have a lot of ammunition.

Give me Liberty or F off!

We better stick together on this because if we don't we will be executed!

You can't deal with frankness! Whoops, can I take that back?
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:49 PM
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The smell, you know that gasoline smell. Smells like... my ex-girlfriend's underpants.
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:49 PM
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It was, like, almost ninety years ago that some old dudes decided to invent a new country that was, you know, free and where everybody was supposed to be excellent to each other.
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:51 PM
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It was, like, almost ninety years ago that some old dudes decided to invent a new country that was, you know, free and where everybody was supposed to be excellent to each other.
Post #54 above:

Quote:
This one's from an old cartoon on Playboy:



"Eight dozen minus nine years ago... no, no, no --- thirteen years less than a century ago... No. I need something better..."
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:57 PM
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The winter solstice festival won't be the winter solstice festival without an exchange of trinkets in gaily wrapped boxes.
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Old 05-04-2016, 01:14 PM
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My calculations of the overall length of the shark based on the part of the dorsal fin above water suggest that we'll require a larger vessel to complete our task.
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Old 05-04-2016, 01:32 PM
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I traversed the barren sandy wasteland on an anonymous equine.
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Old 05-04-2016, 01:53 PM
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There were plants and birds and rocks and heat.....wait, that makes the line better and removes the need for The Heat Was Hot line.
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Old 05-04-2016, 01:54 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 01:59 PM
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"I give up. tell me the name of the guy playing First Base."



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Old 05-04-2016, 02:05 PM
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"To tell the truth, I don't care, Scarlett."
The entry in the Meaning of Liff for "epworth":

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Epworth (n.)

The precise value of the usefulness of epping (q.v.) it is a little-known fact than an earlier draft of the final line of the film Gone with the Wind had Clark Gable saying 'Frankly my dear, i don't give an epworth', the line being eventually changed on the grounds that it might not be understood in Cleveland.
Now, whenever I hear or see the actual line, I can't help substituting "epworth" in my mind.
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:11 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:12 PM
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"To tell the truth, I don't care, Scarlett."
Post #29 above:
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"You know what, Scarlett ... that's not my problem."
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:13 PM
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Let's make up first drafts of famous lines
Been reading The Far Side?
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:15 PM
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Forget it, Jake - it's downtown San Francisco.

Or maybe

Toodles,
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:26 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:36 PM
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Let's make up first drafts of famous lines

Jake, the level of corruption in this part of Los Angeles makes it useless to try.

People of Rome, listen now, what more can I say about the late Caesar?

It should be obvious to any reader that all people are basically the same, and by nature they are entitled to some expectations about being allowed to live free and do their thing to get ahead.

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Old 05-04-2016, 02:44 PM
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"Tinkers is on first, Evers is on second and Chance is on third."
"Thanks, I was just about to get real confused"
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:44 PM
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I feel confident you are capable of mimicking the sound made by an omnivorous domesticated hoofed mammal with sparse bristly hair and a flat snout. Weeeeee!
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:45 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:49 PM
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Doo-doo occurs.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:37 PM
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"Call me Ishmael Caitlynne Brittnee." (Aaargh, can't figure out how to do a strikethru -- picture Ishmael and Caitlynne as such).

"Yes, CNN was right: snow was general all over Philadelphia. It was falling softly upon the King of Prussia Mall and, further westwards . . ."
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:40 PM
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Despite all that has transpired, The Dude remains unperturbed.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:40 PM
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A bit off-track, but because this just happened a few hours ago . . .

I'm editing a friend's thesis on Shetland wool and its uses in spinning and knitting. A colleague's print job got wedged into the front material of her "methods/outcomes" front matter and for a few moments I was in awe that my editee was making a link between wool carding and Frederic James's visions of the apocalyptic as applied to 21st century science fiction films.
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Old 05-04-2016, 04:32 PM
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A bit off-track, but because this just happened a few hours ago . . .

I'm editing a friend's thesis on Shetland wool and its uses in spinning and knitting. A colleague's print job got wedged into the front material of her "methods/outcomes" front matter and for a few moments I was in awe that my editee was making a link between wool carding and Frederic James's visions of the apocalyptic as applied to 21st century science fiction films.
That's quite a yarn.

Regards,
Shodan
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Old 05-04-2016, 04:37 PM
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Consume vast qualities.

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Old 05-04-2016, 04:45 PM
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And for the GOT fans...

The period between the December solstice and the March equinox approaches.
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Old 05-04-2016, 04:51 PM
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I've been trying real hard not to smoke any cigarettes, but I think I shoulda waited until next week, or next month, maybe.
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Old 05-04-2016, 05:37 PM
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Aaargh, can't figure out how to do a strikethru
Code it like this:

[del]Blahblah.[/del]

Then it shows up as:

Blahblah.
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:03 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:12 PM
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Savoire Faire is all over the place!

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Old 05-04-2016, 07:25 PM
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"Tinkers is on first, Evers is on second and Chance is on third."
"Thanks, I was just about to get real confused"
Not to be excessively pedantic, but isn't the line Tinker to Evers to Chance ?

This reflects the movement of the ball, hit to Tinker (singular) at shortstop, who throws it to Evers (second base) who relays it to Chance (first base) for a double play.
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:31 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:39 PM
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You know it would be just ...wrong
You know that I would have just invented it
If I had indicated to you in any way
That we couldn't elevate ourselves beyond where we are at now
hey kiddo, ignite me
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:41 PM
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Not to be excessively pedantic, but isn't the line Tinker to Evers to Chance ?

This reflects the movement of the ball, hit to Tinker (singular) at shortstop, who throws it to Evers (second base) who relays it to Chance (first base) for a double play.
I kind of went with the humor angle as opposed to the documentary proofs.
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Old 05-04-2016, 07:57 PM
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Hey, there is nothing funny about baseball.
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Old 05-04-2016, 08:19 PM
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Hey, there is nothing funny about baseball.
There is no lachrymose conduct in baseball!
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Old 05-04-2016, 09:17 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 09:29 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 09:30 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 10:56 PM
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Old 05-04-2016, 11:57 PM
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There is no lachrymose conduct in baseball!
Lachrymose is crying isn't it?

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Old 05-05-2016, 12:04 AM
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Old 05-05-2016, 01:11 AM
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