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Godwin’s Law

As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1.

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Twainism

I would have loved to live in the time of Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth, the best-dressed period of the world. You know I like color and flummery and all such things — I was born red-headed. Maybe that accounts for my passion for the gorgeous and ornamental.

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New Math

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I still don’t like those odds.

• War of Independence: 2 percent (1 in 50)
• War of 1812: 0.8 percent (1 in 127)
• Indian Wars: 0.9 percent (1 in 106)
• Mexican War: 2.2 percent (1 in 45)
• Civil War: 6.7 percent (1 in 15)
• Spanish-American War: 0.1 percent (1 in 798)
• World War I: 1.1 percent (1 in 89)
• World War II: 1.8 percent (1 in 56)
• Korean War: 0.6 percent (1 in 171)
• Vietnam War: 0.5 percent (1 in 185)
• Persian Gulf War: 0.03 percent (1 in 3,162)

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Drumroll…..

Ipad 2? Should I get one??

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Shit just got real.

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No Retreat, No Surrender

The result is power!

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Flying Spaghetti Monster

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