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Thread: Sept 21's Aphorisis Eruditely Expressed

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    One may address a member of the Equidae family towards aqueous liquid, but one is incapable of compelling him to quaff.

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    I'm totally lost here. Gonna have to wait for some help understanding this ...

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    You can lead a horse to water but can't make him drink. Or, something to that effect.

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    You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink

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    Wow, did we have some timing there!

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    I love expanded aphorisms

    It's such a game trying to remember/figure out what the original saying was

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    Good one!!

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    Bad, but hopefully in the spirit of:
    Hubris antecedes abrupt surrender to gravitational pull.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twilliebee
    Bad, but hopefully in the spirit of:
    Hubris antecedes abrupt surrender to gravitational pull.
    Pride goeth before a fall?

    you made my brain hurt - thank you. Sometimes my job does not allow me to think, just do...

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    Quote Originally Posted by redkimba
    Quote Originally Posted by Twilliebee
    Bad, but hopefully in the spirit of:
    Hubris antecedes abrupt surrender to gravitational pull.
    Pride goeth before a fall?

    you made my brain hurt - thank you. Sometimes my job does not allow me to think, just do...
    I'm glad because I made my brain hurt, too. This is my kind of game! Bring 'em on, everyone.

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    I like these, too. More, more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfkitty
    I like these, too. More, more!
    Once a day......be patient little quilters....

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    The unwarranted expediting of process results in excessive unuseable portions of product.

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    Illegitimis non carborundum

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    Illegitimis non carborundum
    Oh, I love that! I think I want it painted on my car LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twilliebee
    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    Illegitimis non carborundum
    Oh, I love that! I think I want it painted on my car LOL
    i confess: i had to google it.

    i think i'll hang that on my office wall. :lol:

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    How 'bout Wiley Bottom Rd. (smart a**) or Happy Bottom (Gladys...glada**)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bjnicholson
    How 'bout Wiley Bottom Rd. (smart a**) or Happy Bottom (Gladys...glada**)
    Oh, no, that reminds of those horrible joke book titles when I was a kid. Who remembers such gems as 'Rusty Bedsprings' by I. P. Knightly.....

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    HaHaHa!!! You girls crack me up!!!

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