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Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:14 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 21st September:

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Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina - Italian man of letters and jurist.
He was born at Roggiano Gravina, a small town near Cosenza, in Calabria.
20 January 1664 – 6 January 1718


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I'm getting a strong feeling of deja-vu........................................................ again.

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2022 12:14 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 22nd September:

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Ronnie Shakes - born Ronald Michael Sakele - US stand up comedian who made seven appearances on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from 1984 to 1987.
Shakes died at age 40 of a heart attack while jogging.
February 21, 1947 – May 16, 1987


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Alas Ronnie, your last two weeks came as a surprise in May...

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2022 12:37 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 23rd September:

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Irma Kurtz - US-born UK-based writer & agony aunt.
She has worked in that capacity for Cosmopolitan magazine for over 40 years.
She lives in London's King’s Cross.
Born September 3, 1935


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Good advice, Irma !

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2022 12:47 pm
by John
Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 23rd September:

Quote of the Day - 23rd Sept - 001.jpgIrma Kurtz.JPGIrma Kurtz - US-born UK-based writer & agony aunt.
She has worked in that capacity for Cosmopolitan magazine for over 40 years.
She lives in London's King’s Cross.
Born September 3, 1935


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Good advice, Irma !

As most of us probably know from experience.

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2022 12:43 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 26th September:

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I'm ignorant as to which Bob Edwards said that...

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2022 1:08 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 27th September:

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Frank McKinney Hubbard [better known as Kin Hubbard] - US cartoonist, humorist, & journalist.
His most famous work was for "Abe Martin".
September 1, 1868 – December 26, 1930
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...and not just middle-aged...

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 1:17 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 28th September:

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But Trump was irrational, so what was his excuse ?

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 1:26 pm
by John
Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 28th September:

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But Trump was irrational, so what was his excuse ?

Madness, Narcissism, Sociopathy. He's a man with many defects.

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2022 12:42 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 29th September:


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I've got great neighbours...

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2022 12:44 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 30th September:

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Nora Dorothy Bernard - US Actor of the silent era.
She appeared in nearly 90 films between 1908 and 1956.
June 25, 1890 – December 15, 1955


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Fat lot of good it did...

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2022 2:21 pm
by John
Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 30th September:

Quote of the Day - 30th September - 001.jpgDorothy Bernard.jpgNora Dorothy Bernard - US Actor of the silent era.
She appeared in nearly 90 films between 1908 and 1956.
June 25, 1890 – December 15, 1955


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Fat lot of good it did...

She appeared in films after she died. What as?

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2022 2:59 pm
by Colin B
John wrote:She appeared in films after she died. What as?


When she died on 15th December, 1955, there was already a completed film & three TV series 'in the can' which all saw a release in 1956.

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2022 3:13 pm
by John
Colin B wrote:
John wrote:She appeared in films after she died. What as?


When she died on 15th December, 1955, there was already a completed film & three TV series 'in the can' which all saw a release in 1956.

Maybe they should have clarified that with a "posthumously".

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2022 1:53 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 4th October:

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The phrase 'an honest politician' is something of an oxymoron, isn't it ?

Re: Quote of the Day

Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2022 12:09 pm
by Colin B
Quote of the Day - 5th October:

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Lois McMaster Bujold - US speculative fiction writer.
She is an acclaimed writer, having won the Hugo Award for best novel four times.
Born - 2nd November, 1949.
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As Charlie Drake's soldier used to say, confronted with a heavily-armed opponent:

"Just going to change my library book !"