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A ballplayer who looks into his glove after missing the ball, as
if, somehow, the cause of the error lies there.
-- "Sniglets", Rich Hall & Friends
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There is nothing more permanent than a temporary building.
There is nothing more permanent than a temporary tax.
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Watching a bus-load of lawyers plunge off a cliff.
With five empty seats.
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Watching your mother-in-law back off a cliff...
in your brand new Mercedes.
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Up-to-date, new-fangled, as in "Thoroughly Modem Millie." An
unfortunate byproduct of kerning.
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Being comfortable that others will discover your greatness.
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The gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be
aware of it.
-- Oliver Herford
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The ultimate, indivisible unit of matter. It is distinguished
from the corpuscle, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of matter, by a
closer resemblance to the atom, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of
matter ... The ion differs from the molecule, the corpuscle and the
atom in that it is an ion ...
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
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Mollison's Bureaucracy Hypothesis:
If an idea can survive a bureaucratic review and be implemented
it wasn't worth doing.
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What you give a person when they are going away.