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The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf—it's almost a law. Options
Daemon
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The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf—it's almost a law.

H.G. Wells (1866-1946)
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When Freud said that "anatomy is destiny" he was probably unaware of such supporting detail as a legs of golfer.
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His, Invisible Man and War of the Worlds are very good books.
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The size of a golfer's forehead is predictive of how well he is able to keep score.
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Cannot see where the connection comes in. Perhaps because I am not sufficiently well versed in golf. SF stories by H.G. Wells are very interesting and fascinating, however.
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Is there really any link between legs and golf, its not even football? I do no understand, can someone pls elaborate it.
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Daemon wrote:
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf—it's almost a law.

H.G. Wells (1866-1946)
Dancing Whistle
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Bertoray wrote:
The size of a golfer's forehead is predictive of how well he is able to keep score.
Brick wall
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Bully_rus wrote:
... as a legs of golfer.
I am not sure, but in our cenacle of non-writers, we found this statement interesting :-)

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That doesn´t matter as long as the golfer is wearing long pants.
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muketah wrote:
Bully_rus wrote:
... as a legs of golfer.
I am not sure, but in our cenacle of non-writers, we found this statement interesting :-)


I'm quite flattered that my modest contribution eclipsed that of H.G. Wells. Feel free to use it, if you like it.
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Hello Bertoray:
The size of a golfer's forehead is predictive of how well he is able to keep score.
Applause

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I should think that Wells had more productive uses of his time than the observance and corollary between men's legs and golf.

But now we know how he spent his leisure hours.

"Now" is the eternal present.
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Here the complete text with this quote, from "BEALBY - A HOLIDAY" BY H. G. WELLS

Golf !
Here he was, neglecting his career; hanging about on these beastly links, all the sound men away there in France — it didn't do to think of it! — and he was playing this retired tradesman's consolation !
(Beastly the Professor's legs looked from behind. The uglier a man's legs are the better he plays golf. It's almost a law.)
That's what it was, a retired tradesman's consolation. A decent British soldier has no more business to be playing golf than he has to be dressing dolls. It's a game at once worthless and exasperating. If a man isn't perfectly fit he cannot play golf, and when he is perfectly fit he ought to be doing a man's work in the world. If ever anything deserved the name of vice, if ever anything was pure unforgivable dissipation, surely golf was that thing. . . .

Read the book is excellent as all Well's literary work!

Here : http://archive.org/stream/bealbyholiday00well/bealbyholiday00well_djvu.txt
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Daemon wrote:
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf—it's almost a law.

H.G. Wells (1866-1946)

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If I have read this before…perhaps I would be having a drink with mister Woods somewhere.
Trivium_Discipulus
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Absurdicuss wrote:
Hello Bertoray:
The size of a golfer's forehead is predictive of how well he is able to keep score.
Applause

***********

I should think that Wells had more productive uses of his time than the observance and corollary between men's legs and golf.

But now we know how he spent his leisure hours.


My guess would be that men with good looking legs would be at the beach instead of playing golf!

I would rather have Wells analyzing and writing exposes on the tendencies of various males based on the condition of their legs than writing books about The New World Order...

Search archive.org for "The New World Order Wells"

I'm always looking for ways to use language more accurately. "New World Order" is very vague. The reality is that what is being conjured up before all our eyes is The Money Power World Order. Of course, if they actually called it what it really is then everyone would understand WHO the real villains are - the OWNERS of the criminal supranational banking institutions that are used to inflict Debt Money Tyranny fraud upon naïve and gullible populations.

Debt Money Tyranny
http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/4768883/debtmoneytyranny-6-1-pdf-60k?tr=77

The best way to control the opposition is to finance it. Birds of prey have two wings; the left wing & right wing.
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That is true .
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" If I had legs like that I'd walk on my hands..."

Sanity is not statistical
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And the opposite is true - the prettier a woman's legs, the worse a man plays golf. Whistle Just saying - it is reality.

Thanks, Monamagda. It makes sense when you see the context.

Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. T. S. Eliot
excaelis
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A guy's playing golf with his wife. On the fifth hole she asks him whether, if she died, he'd remarry. On the seventh he replies that, given that their marriage had been so wonderful that, yes, he would because marriage was so important to him. On the ninth she asked him whether, if she died and when he remarried, we'd play golf with his new wife. On the fifteenth he replied that, after a lot of thought, he'd decided that he'd enjoyed playing golf with her so much that he would because it would remind him of their wonderful years together. On the eighteenth green, as he was in his backswing for an eagle putt, she asked whether he would, having remarried and decided to play golf with his new wife, give his new wife her clubs. " Nah,' he replied. " She's left-handed."

Sanity is not statistical
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