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Topic: Italian Birth Certificate Translation
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 11:23:18 AM
IL NUOVO ZINGARELLI confirms above suggestion:

Guardafili Operaio che ha l'incarico di individuare a vista,
percorrendo il tracciato di una palificazione*,
guasti ai circuiti causati da rotture e sim.

*) Insieme dei pali che sorreggono linee telegrafiche,
telefoniche o elettriche.

Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: euphemisms
Posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 9:35:34 AM
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If it isn't a 'French letter', I'll be George Sand.

Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: how to find it?
Posted: Monday, December 09, 2013 11:42:10 AM
I remember those olden days described above.
Once the cure-seaker was bitten once (by the salesman, not the snake) and discovered the components of the preparation, he wasn't shy to get down on all fours and lick the oil on the casters of the player piano. Often a single piano kept a whole family in good physical (I repeat physical) health for a lifetime.

Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: Is discrimination EVER justified?
Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 5:45:44 PM
Hope2
Hi Hope - Thanks for remembering me. I was in complete self-
imposed isolation. Now it seems to be only partial.
....

I have high hopes that by now all individuals in retail with (Levitical) Christian values will soon cease to sell

alcohol - knives - guns - sledgehammers - tobacco products (they kill)

shellfish - meat of cleft-footed mammals (they displease God {who perhaps regretted creating them})

Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: is contracted with
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 6:59:24 PM
Greetings to all!
It seems like a fragment of the cast of characters in some game.
The intention of the author may have been to write "connected with" meaning "associated with".

Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: sure/certain
Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:07:36 PM
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Heard:

"Are you sure?"
"I'm sure I'm sue."

Not heard:

"Are you certain?"
"I'm certain I'm certain."
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: Reported Speech
Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2012 4:31:15 PM
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There is also "the day before yesterday", not just "the day before".
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: move along
Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2012 4:05:52 PM
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Processions / motorcades / convoys / parades
-- last one may have (horse)riders, drivers (of cattle and vehicles), marching band, etc. --
move along / snake along
boulevards / avenues
threateningly / majestically
past booing / cheering crowds.
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: down/up the road
Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:16:49 PM
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In 1066 the inhabitants of the Br. Isles were already saying: "Will's comin' UP from Normandy. He'll go DOWN in hist'ry."
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
Topic: I didn't know you you were/are here.
Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2012 7:19:40 AM
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... regardless of the gender/sex/orientation of the friend ... or foe.
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler

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