A man who bites the hand that feeds him, and then complains of
A villainous compound of tannogallate of iron, gum-arabic,
and water, chiefly used to facilitate the infection of
idiocy and promote intellectual crime.
-- H.L. Mencken
To annoy people.
Finding out that you've mispronounced for years one of your
Realizing halfway through a joke that you're telling it to
the person who told it to you.
What borrowers pay, lenders receive, stockholders own, and
burned out employees must feign.
One who enables two persons of different languages to
understand each other by repeating to each what it would have been to
the interpreter's advantage for the other to have said.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
When you feel sophisticated without being able to pronounce it.
|#4145||Iron Law of Distribution:|
Them that has, gets.
A solution in search of a problem!
|#4147||Issawi's Laws of Progress:|
The Course of Progress:
Most things get steadily worse.
The Path of Progress:
A shortcut is the longest distance between two points.
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