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  1. 3 months ago on Frank and Ernest

    0r 45. In either case, it’s not without resistance.

  2. 4 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    But never where the 24 hour clock is used.

  3. 4 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    The more perplexing question, is, in what world is 0700 early?

  4. 5 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    On a deployment, units train the units replacing them. Trust me, we wanted to hand Bab al Sheik over as soon as practicable, and I’m sure most units feel the same way.

  5. 5 months ago on Frank and Ernest

    Would make sense, as modern depictions of Robin Hood combine Sir Walter Scott’s Saxon nobleman Ivanhoe, with Scott’s Saxon woodsman Robin.

  6. 6 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    I was going to suggest that, considering the likely candidates from the two major parties, both parties are trying to encourage their own voters to stay home, while encouraging the opposition voters to show up to vote against them. That doesn’t make any sense, though.

  7. 7 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    Workplace proximity associates – Ron Swanson

  8. 9 months ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    You guessed correctly. Thank you for the advice.

  9. 9 months ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    euphoria (n.)1727, a physician’s term for “condition of feeling healthy and comfortable (especially when sick),” medical Latin, from Greek euphoria “power of enduring easily,” from euphoros, literally “bearing well,” from eu “well” (see eu-) + pherein “to carry,” from PIE root *bher- (1) “to carry.” Non-technical use, now the main one, dates to 1882 and perhaps is a reintroduction. Earlier the word meant “effective operation of a medicine on a patient” (1680s).

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  10. 9 months ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    Go north, young man. Go north. Winter was seven months long last year. We’d set records (locally) for consecutive snow coverage: last October through April (and snow piles were still being found in the fields through the summer).