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#29867 05/23/01 02:00 PM
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Ladies, even the quote from today's word sides with us:
" "What was on Hannibal's mind as he drove his elephants over the Alps?
Looking good, apparently, because on Hannibal's head was a wig, which
he wore into battle to cover his lack of locks. Julius Caesar used
his chaplet for the same purpose, the comb-over having not yet been
discovered."
Jack Reed, Men Want to Look Good, Too, St. Petersburg Times (Florida),
Jan 28, 2001."
So, even back then, men wanted to look as good as possible!

Musick and Bob, please pardon me for drooling in public...
Max--you are indeed an angel of a guy!


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Ladies, even the quote from today's word sides with us:

"What was on Hannibal's mind as he drove his elephants over the Alps? Looking good, apparently, because on Hannibal's head was a wig, which he wore into battle to cover his lack of locks."


And look what good it did him.


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When we remodeled the kitchen and bought a new refrigerator with an ice maker, I thought it was a bit of an extravagance. Now that we've had it some years and see what our sons go through wthout it, I have to say it's worth every extra penny we spent not to have the annoyance of filling ice cube trays. And anyway, it was always myself who filled them; my wife is too short to reach them even if she were inclined to do it, which she never was. [So There! emoticon]


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this soon to be exhaustive study will glean nothing substantive from our house; this arduous task is performed by either myself or teenage daughter, or we go without.


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I sooo agree, my husband and I have a current project going on, when I complete my side of the bargin, he's going to take dancing lessons. His lack of ability the one thing keeping him from being perfect, as the quote implies "all other faults are forgiven in a man who can dance."

I can't believe the lack of evening dress in this group. Even I used to own a black dinner jacket, I used to work in a theatre. Unfortunately it also fit my brother, who took possesion of it, a sad tale. All the men in my family own dress clothes, as uncouth as they choose to be otherwise.


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I say! Doesn't ice always come in plastic bags from the gas station? Wow, what a discovery. Do you mean you can actually make it? Is that what that ice-maker doohicky in the freezer actually does? Well, I never! You learn something every day, don't you?



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We just moved in to our new house & I still haven't found the packed ice cube trays, but last night I found 2 that were left by previous occupants. That will be one of the only times I fill them, it will return to being the duty of my older daughter, along with the water bottles that everyone takes everywhere.

I'm with the other ladies, a man who can dance has something real good going for him. I was so surprised the last time a gentleman asked me to dance, I didn't know what to say, think part of it may have the setting.

Hurrah I spelled checked and every word was understood

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every word was understood

When Ournigma understands, be worried. Very worried...


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