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#72455 - 06/15/02 12:04 AM Post deleted by ewein
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#72456 - 06/15/02 12:19 AM Re: As...as
alexis Offline
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And another: someone can be referred to as "not as green as they are cabbage-looking"!

Although I'm not sure which I prefer - looking like a cabbage, or being naive...


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#72457 - 06/15/02 02:18 AM Re: As...as
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"not as green as they are cabbage-looking"!

"My salad days,/ When I was green in judgment, cold in blood." Shakespeare, Tony & Cleo


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#72458 - 06/15/02 08:51 AM Re: As...as
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and a biblical (well King James's writers way of putting it)
Harsh words from a child to a parent, are
as sharp as a viper's tooth

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#72459 - 06/15/02 10:14 AM Re: As...as
Geoff Offline
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Loc: Portland,Oregon, USA
as sharp as a viper's tooth

My car has a pair of vindshield vipers, or snakes in the glass.


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#72460 - 06/15/02 12:34 PM Re: As...as
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as vigilant as Cerberus[

Just learned of this yesterday.

I googled Cerberus and found this: "in Greek mythology, a three-headed, dragon-tailed dog that guarded the entrance to the lower world, or Hades . The monster permitted all spirits to enter Hades, but would allow none to leave. Only a few heroes ever escaped Cerberus's guard; the great musician Orpheus charmed it with his lyre, and the Greek hero Hercules captured it bare-handed and brought it for a short time from the underworld to the regions above. In Roman mythology both the beautiful maiden Psyche and the Trojan prince Aeneas were able to pacify Cerberus with a honey cake and thus continue their journey through the underworld.

http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~tim/cerberus/


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#72461 - 06/15/02 08:19 PM last words
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Registered: 11/18/01
Posts: 74
"I beg your pardon, monsieur. I did not mean to do it."
- Marie Antoinette, after she had accidentally stepped on the executioner's foot while mounting to the guillotine

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#72462 - 06/15/02 08:49 PM Re: last words
Geoff Offline
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Registered: 11/12/00
Posts: 819
Loc: Portland,Oregon, USA
"Might I point out, sir, that there are too many "o"s in your name?"

Geoff, upon getting down to snot's level


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#72463 - 06/15/02 08:50 PM Re: last words
consuelo Offline
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Ah, snoot. I love this "Famous Last Words" theme you've got going here.


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#72464 - 06/15/02 08:53 PM Re: last words
Keiva Offline
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Posts: 2605
Might indeed be an interesting new thread.
A "new" thread of "last" words?


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