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#207311 - 09/24/12 05:46 PM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: zmjezhd]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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When someone was about to say "People who live in glass houses.."
someone else would quickly respond "should not undress in the
living room". No harm no foul.
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#207315 - 09/24/12 06:00 PM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: LukeJavan8]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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You and I must be of similar vintage, Luke - I remember if from about that time, too.
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#207318 - 09/24/12 06:06 PM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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I've noticed that myself from time to time. Born at war's end.
Each grade number corresponded with the year in the fifties.
lst in 51, and so forth.


Edited by LukeJavan8 (09/24/12 06:06 PM)
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#207321 - 09/24/12 06:08 PM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Yep - I was the other end of the War - just after it started, so you can't blame me!
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#207324 - 09/24/12 06:12 PM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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Well at least we have it surrounded.
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#207332 - 09/25/12 05:31 AM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: Jackie]
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There doesn't seem to be any new saying, these days.

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#207335 - 09/25/12 05:57 AM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: Candy]
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How d'ye mean, Candy?
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#207337 - 09/25/12 06:36 AM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: Jackie]
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Just that all the 'sayings' are old ones......there are no new ones being repeated.

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#207341 - 09/25/12 08:29 AM Re:whole lot a sophistry going on ... [Re: Candy]
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Then maybe we should be inventing new ones here?

I'd give it some thought, myself, but at present I'm running round like an electron in the LHC.
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#207392 - 09/27/12 09:51 PM Re: I'm relucticulus to speak about this, but.... [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
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