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+Dan Weese The most eye-opening event for me was when I realized that, in Russian, one can only be "not guilty" - невинный - but one cannot be "innocent".
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haha...I said all their lines for them.  
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In case you want to get simultaneously jazzed, and frazzed... pumped, and dumped... wired, and voidoided... I dunno...

#seattle  

Take a few to work, mix them in with the regular stuff - what a great way to get fried! Wait, did I say "fried"? I meant fired.

Depending on where you work, of course. Some places, maybe you'd get a raise.
The best part of waking up is marijuana in your K-cup.
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Breakfast of Champions. But then I work at home.
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Takata Corporation: Company Expands Recall to 34 Million Vehicles Due to Faulty Airbags

"Honda, Toyota and Nissan combined to recall 11.5 million vehicles last week. The airbags, some of which have reportedly burst and sprayed metal shards, have been linked with six deaths."

There's a VIN search tool in the linked article...
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Ooh, pinch me! I think I'm in heaven!
Imagine waking up to find your garden, car and home are now all covered in a dense layer of cobwebs, teeming with millions of baby spiders. It’s the stuff of nightmares for those with arachnophobia. It's also a distressing reality for those living in the town of Goulburn in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, “millions of baby spiders” have been spotted “raining from the sky.”
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Good afternoon.

It's snack time.
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Hello there, Flint, Michigan.

"Giggles the pig has put her curly tail into the ring as candidate for mayor against two convicted felons, including one who served nearly 20 years for murder."
Politics in Flint, Michigan, got a whole lot dirtier with the announcement that Giggles the pig has put her curly tail into the ring as candidate for mayor against two convicted felons, including one
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Not #caturday  at all.
 
The Citizen Kane clap at the end ::dead::
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Nothing to see here, move along #caturday  
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“Then God sent the Greyhound to live among man and remember. And when the Day comes, God will call the Greyhound to give testament, and God will pass judgment on man.”
Persian Proverb

We have to remember that what we observe is not nature herself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.
-- Werner Heisenberg

Puritanism. The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy. 
-- H.L. Mencken

Muzzle a dog and he will bark out of the other end.
-- Malcolm Lowry

I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. 
-- John Cage

"When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem starts to look like a nail." 
-- Abraham Maslow (subtly paraphrased)

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' 
-- Isaac Asimov

I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
-- John Steinbeck

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again.
-- Kurt Vonnegut

Wanting to meet a writer because you loved his book is like enjoying some pâté and wanting to meet the duck.
-- Margaret Atwood

A biologist, a physicist, and a mathematician are sitting in an outdoor cafe. They watch two people go into a building across the street. Shortly thereafter, three people come out.
"Hmm," says the biologist. "It looks like they reproduced."
"Nah," says the physicist. "There was obviously error in our initial measurement." The mathematician looks up from his coffee. "Who cares? If another person goes in, it'll be empty."

If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to serve as a horrible warning.
-- Catherine Aird  

"Faith and knowledge are related as the two scales of balance; when the one goes up, the other goes down… The power of religious dogma, when inculcated early, is such as to stifle conscience, compassion, and finally every feeling of humanity… For, as you know, religions are like glow worms; they shine only when it’s dark. A certain amount of ignorance is the condition of all religions, the element in which alone they can exist."
- Arthur Schopenhauer, Parerga and Paralipomena (1851), cited in Who’s Who in Hell compiled by Warren Allen Smith

I collect signed first editions of Orwell's '1984', most of which are carefully stored in my basement suite in Venice. I also have a timeshare on the shores of beautiful Lake Vostok.
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Not a bad used bookstore, but I'd warn anyone sensitive to cigarette smoke that the proprietor smokes in the shop and the air circulation seems to be bi-annual.
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