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Joined: Sunday, January 18, 2015
Last Visit: Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:23:37 AM
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Topic: Coney Island's Dreamland Park Burns (1911)
Posted: Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:23:36 AM
There is a story of O.Henry where a shopping girl tells to her friends how her fiancee promised her to bring to the most exotic places on the Earth. She refused him because, as she said, he had promised to take her to Coney Island. Alas, he was a true millionaire and his promises were not fake.
Topic: bobbin
Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 7:36:11 AM
In Lithuanian language, the right term for "bobbin" is recommended "ritė". The Lithuanian language commission does not appreciate "špūlė".
Topic: Snake Oil
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 2:34:30 AM
Addition to the "popular culture": O'Henrys' hero Andy Tucker mentions snake oil in his activities as charlatan doctor (can not remember the title of a short story)
Topic: unlettered
Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:18:34 AM
In Lithuanian: BERAŠTIS (all meanings included).
Topic: the lion's den
Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 4:19:39 AM
Source: The Bible, "Daniel in a lion's den"
Topic: impasse
Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:49:00 AM
In Lithuanian:
padėtis be išeities
akligatvis
Topic: St. Brendan's Day
Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 3:10:13 AM
So how should I celebrate this day? Where? As a description of "today's holiday" this text is null and void.
Topic: be potty about (something)
Posted: Monday, June 27, 2016 4:05:38 AM
The child becomes potty before defecation. So the illustration in video is wrong. The girl was potty about the book previously, but now she has got it.
Topic: a wild goose never laid a tame egg
Posted: Saturday, June 4, 2016 4:34:41 AM
Mhat are the origins of tame geese? From tame pterodactyl eggs, I presume :-)
Topic: Everything is self-evident.
Posted: Friday, April 1, 2016 6:46:28 AM
That is self-evident.

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