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#205746 - 05/08/12 04:53 PM Re: speaking of clichés [Re: wofahulicodoc]
BranShea Offline
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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

Yes, but is it "History is the Daughter of Time" or
"History is written by the winners" ?

History is made by winners and losers and is written by the sons and daughters of time.

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#205748 - 05/08/12 05:29 PM speaking of clichés [Re: BranShea]
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You're just not cynical enough... ;-)

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#205754 - 05/09/12 01:32 PM Re: speaking of clichés [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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I'm no cynophile, no.

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#205756 - 05/09/12 08:27 PM I know what this means now, will I know tomorrow? [Re: BranShea]
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CRENEL - CRICKET

History has function in our present; not in our past
Reality is real at the moment but doesn't last
A cricket hops where it hops
Velikosky can't make it stop
Our last crenelled future has been reset but not recast

BERSERK - BETE NOIRE

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#205757 - 05/09/12 09:23 PM do-it-yourself limerick! [Re: jenny jenny]
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Blah BLAH blah blah BLAH blah blah jerk
Blah BLAH blah blah BLAH blah berserk
...Blah blah BLAH blah by far
...Blah blah BLAH blah bete noire
Blah blah BLAH blah blah just doesn't work!


(No, I'm not being serious!)

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#205761 - 05/10/12 06:23 AM Re: speaking of clichés [Re: BranShea]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

Yes, but is it "History is the Daughter of Time" or
"History is written by the winners" ?

History is made by winners and losers and is written by the sons and daughters of time.


I once wrote a History of Beds and sent it to Henry Ford for comment. He replied, "It's like I said before, History is Bunk."
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I'm immortal until proven otherwise

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#205762 - 05/10/12 06:58 AM Re: On cliches and histories [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
BranShea Offline
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CRENEL CRICKET smile

The crenel in the parapet
Is made for those who did not get
An armor for a shield
Thus on the cricket field
It's wise to wear a helmet

History is wonderful trough of facts and fiction.



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#205767 - 05/10/12 11:54 AM Re: On cliches and histories [Re: Jackie]
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Excellent, Branny - I like this one!
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#205768 - 05/10/12 11:58 AM Re: On cliches and histories [Re: Jackie]
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I spy his approach from afar:
The man who draws near's my Bête Noire
I think he's a berk
And he drives me berserk -
But what can I do? - He's my Pa!!

IMMATERIALISM - IMPACT
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#205770 - 05/10/12 02:09 PM Re: On cliches and histories [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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You handled him skillfully laugh and jenny jenny I borrowed the words for once, cause I have not much time to go into games.

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