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The "cutting edge" is getting rather dull.
-- Andy Purshottam
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The Czechs announced after Sputnik that they, too, would launch
a satellite. Of course, it would orbit Sputnik, not Earth!
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The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern.
Every class is unfit to govern.
-- Lord Acton
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The dangerous Lego Bomb, which targets shag rugs and scatters pieces of
plastic that hurt like hell when you step on them is banned entirely....
Hiring David Copperfield to pretend to saw the missiles in half will not
be permitted... In order to reduce risk of accidental war, both sides
agree to ban the popular but dangerous 'Simon Says' training drill at
nuclear launch sites... Under no circumstances will either side reveal
that it hammered out the treaty in one afternoon, but spent the last nine
years arguing the Monty Hall and the three doors problem.
-- Little known provisions of the START treaty by James Lileks
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The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning,
and lo! now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.
-- H.D. Thoreau
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The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being
as his Father, in the womb of a virgin will be classified with the fable of
the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the
dawn of reason and freedom of thought in these United States will do away with
this artificial scaffolding and restore to us the primitive and genuine
doctrines of this most venerated Reformer of human errors.
-- Thomas Jefferson
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The days are all empty and the nights are unreal.
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The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction
to a tedious book.
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The day-to-day travails of the IBM programmer are so amusing to most of us
who are fortunate enough never to have been one -- like watching Charlie
Chaplin trying to cook a shoe.
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The debate rages on: Is PL/I Bachtrian or Dromedary?