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User Name: olddogg eleventy2
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Occupation: blissfully retired
Interests: languages, music, arts, history and stuff like that there.
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Joined: Friday, September 30, 2016
Last Visit: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 2:32:01 PM
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Topic: jack it in
Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:11:51 AM
those brits. not sure i'm saying this correctly, and can't remember who said it. english and americans; "two peoples separated by a common language."
Topic: He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart.
Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 2:03:01 PM
oh wonderful, thank you for your reply and enlightenment. that's very kind of you. i feel a little less uncultured now...lol. thank you again.
Topic: avaricious
Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 1:57:58 PM
i have equated this word with a little extra meaning of some one so greedy as to want possession of a thing/ things. not so much for their own pleasure, but in denying that item from possession of some one else...especially from some one that is deserving. that to me is the ultimate in disgust, that is greed.
Topic: He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart.
Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 10:57:01 AM
who was/is he referring to? i wonder. perhaps i'm missing the obvious. i'm not the sharpest tool in the shed some times. there's one for idiom of the day! lol.
Topic: cost the earth
Posted: Wednesday, July 05, 2017 7:58:28 AM
this is the first time i've heard this one. is this more in use in europe or elsewhere? i've not heard this in the u.s. and i've been here awhile.
Topic: Joseph Warren (1741)
Posted: Sunday, June 11, 2017 8:52:13 AM
this is one of the reasons i love the free dictionary by farlex, i had never heard of dr. warren. he was not even brought up in school when i was a kid. after reading this article i got a chill (really). he is one of the bravest men i have ever heard of. the word hero is used a lot these days, but i dare say this man is still a true hero in my book. bless his memory!
Topic: Mel Blanc (1908)
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9:28:17 AM
one of my favorite people. a wonderful talent that brought a lot of laughter and joy to the world. a sense of humor even in death. god bless him.
Topic: political agenda
Posted: Sunday, May 28, 2017 6:04:34 PM
my opinion is that news broadcasting is over. press releases are done. abc, cbs, nbc, upi, api, npr ....whoever...it's all propaganda. it's all one sided opinions of what's going on. walter cronkite, edward r, murrow, huntley & brinkley.....those days are gone. it's about who shouts the loudest. listen to any of these morning "news shows" they contstantly talk over each other. they interrupt their interviewee, lose the train of thought of most of the story.it is what is now called "INFOTAINMENT". 20 people died today but they looked great doing it......thats whats on.
Topic: keep (one's) slate clean
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:51:51 AM
funny, i always took it to mean to keep yourself available if needed. how naive am i. an old dog too!...lol
Topic: Toshogu Haru-No-Taisai
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 10:57:13 AM
now that would be something to see. i would enjoy seeing the samuri and their display with bow and arrow.

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