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Word/Language Column at Slate

Postby Slava » Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:49 am

In case you don't already have enough, here's another:

Life is like playing chess with chessmen who each have thoughts and feelings and motives of their own.

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Postby Perry » Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:52 am

I know that John McCain will do that and I, as his vice president, families we are blessed with that vote of the American people and are elected to serve and are sworn in on January 20, that will be our top priority is to defend the American people.

Politics aside. If McCain and Palin are elected, we don't know if they, or an unspecified number of families will be sworn into office on January 20.
"Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening all at once. Lately it hasn't been working."

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Postby Stargzer » Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:33 pm

I liked the Diagramming and the Accent articles and the Antimetabole one, too. When it comes to Government contracts, I've always said you get what you pay for, and you pay for what you get. So sad, but so true. :(

"To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."
-- Attributed to Richard Henry Lee

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