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A bird whose thievish disposition suggested
to someone that it might be taught to talk.
-- A. Bierce
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A girl who never had the sense to say "uncle."
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A young person of the unfair sex addicted to clewless conduct and
views that madden to crime. The genus has a wide geographical
distribution, being found wherever sought and deplored wherever found.
The maiden is not altogether unpleasing to the eye, nor (without her
piano and her views) insupportable to the ear, though in respect to
comeliness distinctly inferior to the rainbow, and, with regard to
the part of her that is audible, beaten out of the field by the
canary -- which, also, is more portable.
A member of the unconsidered, or negligible sex. The male of the
human race is commonly known to the female as Mere Man. The genus
has two varieties: good providers and bad providers.
-- Ambrose Bierce
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If the facts do not conform to the theory, they must be disposed of.
-- N.R. Maier, "American Psychologist", March 1960
1. The bigger the theory, the better.
2. The experiment may be considered a success if no more than
50% of the observed measurements must be discarded to
obtain a correspondence with the theory.
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For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.
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If we can't fix it, it ain't broke.
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Maj. Bloodnok: Seagoon, you're a coward!
Seagoon: Only in the holiday season.
Maj. Bloodnok: Ah, another Noel Coward!
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Sixty men can do sixty times as much work as one man.
A man can dig a posthole in sixty seconds.
Sixty men can dig a posthole in one second.
Do you realize how many holes there would be if people
would just take the time to take the dirt out of them?
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Majorities, of course, start with minorities.
-- Robert Moses
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That quality that distinguishes a crime from a law.