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    Don’t say, “It’s been a good day” till sundown.
    Don’t say, “She’s a good wife” till she’s buried.
    Don’t say, “It’s a good sword” till you’ve tested it.
    Don’t say, “She’s a good girl” till she’s married off.
    Don’t say, “The ice is safe” till you’ve crossed it.
    Don’t say, “The beer is good” till you’ve drunk the last of it.

    From Hávamál, a Norse poem

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    Sing a Song of Sixpence

    For Reese

    Sing a song of sixpence,
    A pocket full of rye,
    Four and twenty blackbirds
    Baked in a pie.

    When the pie was opened
    The birds began to sing—
    Wasn't that a dainty dish
    To set before the king?

    The king was in the counting-house
    Counting out his money,
    The queen was in the parlor
    Eating bread and honey,

    The maid was in the garden
    Hanging out the clothes.
    Along came a blackbird
    And pecked off her nose.
    Last edited by Üser Friendly; 24th January 14 at 03:09 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Feryk
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    Snake is also correct about EVERYTHING.

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    SASOS brings me back. So does KML. I'm calling it a push.
    “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Q. Faunce View Post
    Less said the better,
    The bill unpaid, dead letter.
    No roses at the end
    Of Smith, my friend.

    Last words don't matter,
    For there are none to flatter.
    Words will not fill the post
    Of Smith, the ghost.

    For Smith, our brother,
    Only son of loving mother,
    The ocean lifted, stirred,
    Leaving no word.
    CY,I have the feeling that you wrote this wonderful poem. Am I correct? Thanks.
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    “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”
    ― Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

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    Sean, i took the liberty of changing the font color on your copied portion to "automatic" so that the text I highlighted would have contrast against the page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    CY,I have the feeling that you wrote this wonderful poem. Am I correct? Thanks.
    I'm utterly flattered, but no. It was written by John Sleigh Pudney, and is an example of the bleakness of World War II poetry.

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    Last edited by Syntactical Disruptorize; 25th January 14 at 02:58 PM.
    You know where you'll find sympathy: In the dictionary, between "syphilis" and "suicide".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh 2.0 View Post
    Sean, i took the liberty of changing the font color on your copied portion to "automatic" so that the text I highlighted would have contrast against the page.
    Thanks!
    “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”
    ― Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

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