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    That's an age thing. I'm 60+ from Kansas and when...

    That's an age thing. I'm 60+ from Kansas and when I was growing up, "thong" meant sandals. People my age still refer to them as such. "Thong" as used by younger folks means butt floss underwear.
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    It means get ready because all hell is about to...

    It means get ready because all hell is about to break loose.
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    Are you doing research so you can go undercover...

    Are you doing research so you can go undercover as a native? Or are you considering not relocating there based on the accent? :confused:

    I work for a company that has its HQ in Lexington, and a...
  4. Thread: Richard III

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    That is true. But there is only one contemporary...

    That is true. But there is only one contemporary mention of the rumors that the princes were dead. The rumors that Richard had killed the princes weren't ginned up until long after he was dead.
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  5. Thread: Richard III

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    Yes, you can make a case for either side doing...

    Yes, you can make a case for either side doing the deed. However, Henry's reason was a bit more pressing than Richard's, as his claim to royalty had its roots in the fact that his father was the...
  6. Thread: Richard III

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    I think you will enjoy it, Louise. I read it...

    I think you will enjoy it, Louise.

    I read it while I was taking Professor Kendall's class in 1972 and I've been fascinated by Richard ever since -- and horrified by the smear job the Tudors did...
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    Have you read Paul Murray Kendall's Richard the...

    Have you read Paul Murray Kendall's Richard the Third? It was written 60 years ago, but it's well-researched from resources contemporary to Richard. It's one of those rare, scholarly books that is...
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    Per the Chronicle editor, you didn't win that...

    Per the Chronicle editor, you didn't win that bet.



    I'd say you need a big steaming helping of perspective on what "horrible" looks like.

    LOL, indeed.
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    WoW! I didn't know that. I...

    WoW! I didn't know that.








    I could probably get more worked up if I knew who Ed Schultz is.
  10. Thread: Hotel Etiquette

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    That's why it's called the "hospitality" industry...

    That's why it's called the "hospitality" industry and not the "go to hell, buddy" business. ;)

    Sorry you have to go through this, but thank heavens your boss has your back.
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    Email and ask him. :)

    Email and ask him. :)
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    Thanks for posting when you'll be doing...

    Thanks for posting when you'll be doing commentary again, Mr. Steiner. I look forward to watching and listening in.
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    What a strange interpretation of my post. The...

    What a strange interpretation of my post.

    The shootings at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom were hate crimes -- federal offenses. FBI was at the scene and helped with the...
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    My goodness. Such a black-and-white world you...

    My goodness. Such a black-and-white world you live in. (No pun intended.)

    People who resist arrest might be stupid. They might also be mentally ill or drunk or on illegal drugs or having a...
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    It could also be a strategy to calm down the...

    It could also be a strategy to calm down the community and show citizens that "justice" is on their side, even if it has not seemed that way in Ferguson in the past. Just a thought ...

    I could be...
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    I agree. Sswor, you don't need to interpret...

    I agree.

    Sswor, you don't need to interpret Coyote's comments. Really. They're ugly enough all on their own.
  17. Very small sample size, but ... this really isn't...

    Very small sample size, but ... this really isn't the case where I work. The women tend to alternate with the spouse when things come up. And we have a liberal work at home policy, which also helps. ...
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    :confused:

    :confused:
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    You can blame Eric Holder all you want, but...

    You can blame Eric Holder all you want, but Ferguson was a hot mess with regard to policing and how they administered justice long before he took office.

    And this (along with more successful...
  20. Long pause and then say: "I'll forgive you for...

    Long pause and then say:
    "I'll forgive you for asking that question if you'll forgive me for not answering it."

    I've also countered intrusive questions with "I can't imagine what prompted you to...
  21. Spinoff threads.

    Spinoff threads.
  22. Thread: Is my horse ruined

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    :yes: One of the best bits of wisdom I ever...

    :yes:

    One of the best bits of wisdom I ever read about training and riding horses came from Bill Dorrance's book. Paraphrasing here, but it goes something like this:

    To really get in tune with...
  23. The subtly of Missouri dirty politics is lost on...

    The subtly of Missouri dirty politics is lost on you, I guess. ;)

    Claire McCaskill (Democrat) supporters made heavy contributions to Todd Akin's 2012 primary campaign for U.S. Senate because...
  24. The ad implied that Schweich was a weak candidate...

    The ad implied that Schweich was a weak candidate and that "someone" was meddling in the Republican nomination process ... as was done with the U.S. Senate campaign in 2012 to get a weaker candidate...
  25. Thread: Deer Fencing

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    Here’s what worked for me: Step in posts – the...

    Here’s what worked for me:

    Step in posts – the kind you can use for a portable electric fence – with clothesline strung between them and Irish Spring soap bars strung on it like pearls. Seriously...
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