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Famous Sayings

Posted by quotes on January 31, 2007

Famous Sayings

 So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind, while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Love Quotes- Love Sayings

Posted by personalpolitics on January 29, 2007

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
— George Sand

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Definitions

Posted by personalpolitics on January 25, 2007

Definitions

CARPERPETUATION (kar’ pur pet u a shun) n. The act, when vacuuming, of
running over a string or a piece of lint at least a dozen times,reaching
over and picking it up, examining it, then putting it back down to give
the vacuum one more chance.

DISCONFECT (dis kon fekt’) v. To sterilize the piece of candy you
dropped on the floor by blowing on it, somehow assuming this will
`remove’ all the germs.

ECNALUBMA (ek na lub’ ma) n. A rescue vehicle which can only be seen in
the rearview mirror.

EIFFELITES (eye’ ful eyetz) n. Gangly people sitting in front of you at
the movies who, no matter what direction you lean in, follow suit.

ELBONICS (el bon’ iks) n. The actions of two people maneuvering for one
armrest in a movie theater.

ELECELLERATION (el a cel er ay’ shun) n. The mistaken notion that the
more you press an elevator button the faster it will arrive.

FRUST (frust) n. The small line of debris that refuses to be swept onto
the dust pan and keeps backing a person across the room until he finally
decides to give up and sweep it under the rug.

LACTOMANGULATION (lak’ to man gyu lay’ shun) n. Manhandling the “open
here” spout on a milk container so badly that one has to resort to the
`illegal’ side.

PEPPIER (pehp ee ay’) n. The waiter at a fancy restaurant whose sole
purpose seems to be walking around asking diners if they want ground pepper.

PETONIC (peh ton’ ik) adj. One who is embarrassed to undress in front
of a household pet.

PHONESIA (fo nee’ zhuh) n. The affliction of dialing a phone number and
forgetting whom you were calling just as they answer.

PUPKUS (pup’ kus) n. The moist residue left on a window after a dog
presses its nose to it.

TELECRASTINATION (tel e kras tin ay’ shun) n. The act of always letting
the phone ring at least twice before you pick it up, even when you’re
only six inches away.

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Famous Sayings – Goodness

Posted by quotes on January 23, 2007

Famous Sayings – Goodness

No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.

– Phillips Brooks

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