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My brother's GF will start asking for recipes from the Anarchists Cookbook and the like anytime she sees one of those.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
once people were worried about the Russians listening,
then it was the government, yeah yeah, sure, the govt really needs to know what you had for dinner.... not!
now it's an even split between billionaires and the chinese communist party
(collectively: evil lying totally full of sh*t wankers)
...now they are friends with each other, I wonder, do they share? everything? yeah yeah, sure, these pricks really want to know what you had for dinner.... yup! you bet!
I never thought I'd post a Heilung track as SOTW.
I've seen them live two years ago (or was it last year?) and while their show was pretty amazing I'm not a fan of their music.
They play a sort of droning, enchanting folk music.
They've released two new tracks for their upcoming album and they're actually pretty good.
YouTube played them for me and they stood out.
Seems like I should really check out that new album when it's released!
A nice reminder ... Their new work sounds somewhat different from their previous tracks, as it contains more "classic" singing… The vocals of Maria Franz are impressive, for example in this track : Maria Franz of Heilung - LIFA Vocals - YouTube, quite energizing ...
There is a sentence which is told easily in Indian languages, but which is not so easily in English - the English equivalent is "You are your parent's "which number" child?". The answer to this question, can be, say, "I am my parent's second child". I am meaning the question which gets this answer - this question cannot be easily phrased in English.
That doesn't necessarily mean that it doesn't exist. I once had to explain the abbreviation aka[^] to an Englishman, and he claimed that there was no such abbreviation in the English language...
As for you leaving France a long time ago, that could be a part of it also. I'm Danish, but I've been living in Sweden for 20 years. The Danish language has evolved a LOT during that time (much more than the Swedish), and often when I read Danish newspapers, I will see words that I don't understand. Some times they are easy to figure out, but mostly not.
There could also be local differences, or maybe it's a Canadian French expression?
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
I agree, even the man Wikipedia(the definitive source of truth for lazy arses) attributes the phrase to does not actually use that phrase. It's a paraphrase of what Denis Diderot wrote.
I have heard it used by English people but never heard it used by a French person.
“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”