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Posted 01/22/2015 12:51:06 EST
Ambrose Bierce nailed it in his Devil's Dictionary:âSweater, n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.â
Posted 09/05/2014 07:34:06 EDT
Found a great t-shirt years ago at the Natural History Museum in London with a giant spider and the following caption: Little Miss Muffett sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey. There came a gr more »
Posted 08/27/2014 02:16:18 EDT
1) Get your student his/her own debit card and account. Link it to yours (saves charges). They have their own money & can take out cash and spend it, but you can help monitor how quickly they are runn more »
Posted 07/12/2014 08:59:35 EDT
Or, as Sam Adams put it (courtesy of Brainy Quotes): It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men. Quiet more »
Posted 06/07/2014 07:49:39 EDT
Make the chart! Add phone numbers and addresses, including whoever in your state handles consumer complaints about student loans (may be separate for fed and private) & update the the phone numbers an more »
Posted 06/01/2014 08:39:05 EDT
Property insurers could help by requiring a recently updated inspection report each year as a condition of insurance renewal. Skippy 2012 is correct...my Brighton apartment of 40 years ago wasn't muc more »
Posted 12/15/2013 01:16:55 EST
Years ago Sears replaced a tape measure my husband had bought with the Craftsman guarantee. We loved them for it. Lately, Sears has been reluctant to take care of shoddy merchandise (a dishwasher tr more »
Posted 11/26/2013 07:18:06 EST
We have Thanksgiving on Friday. Thursday is devoted to the leisurely baking of pies and watching football & the parade. Friday is less stress, less traffic and more fun. Warren Buffett's money coul more »
Posted 11/08/2013 07:35:46 EST
Where is Hanover?
Posted 11/02/2013 08:15:21 EDT
Off shore in international waters would be the best place to keep cloud servers.....no need to answer to local subpoenas, etc.
Posted 05/19/2013 11:43:33 EDT
Guess we here on the So Shore haven't got places worth mentioning.....or maybe we just keep them secret from the rest of you!!
Posted 03/10/2013 07:09:06 EDT
I grew up in the Roman Catholic Church..12 years of school, etc., but I agree with Cardinal O'Malley...women's gifts need to be used to the maximum. Thus I am reading this while writing my weekly gi more »
Posted 03/01/2013 08:41:55 EST
Well suppose the Chief Justice was right (not likely!)...this just proves the Voting Rights Act is still needed...maybe even in Massachusetts ;-)
Posted 05/07/2012 06:18:37 EDT
Gee.....engineering rather than medieval Latin? Guess Hs Holiness will be solving the lack of priests with the millions of students qualified to sing Gregorian chant rather than work in IT. more »
Posted 04/20/2012 01:09:11 EDT
My late mother, a Kentuckian of many generations, taught her daughters that one never asks for a mixed drink (save some mint and sugar for the julep). Why? "If you stick with bourbon sweetie, you won' more »
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