Sunday, August 19, 2007

The Frictionary # 139

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1296. When anyone says "theoretically", they really mean "not really". (David Parnas)

1297. I think, therefore I thwim. (?)

1298. Once you have given your opinion, it would stand to reason that you don't have it anymore. (Albert Brie)

1299. History: a distillation of rumor. (Thomas Carlyle)

1300. Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping. (Bo Derek)

1301. Never read a pop-up book about giraffes. (Sean Lock)

1302. There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum. (Arthur C. Clarke)

1303. If man was created before woman, it was to allow him to say a few words. (Jules Renard)

1304. Freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot breathe. (David Sarnoff)

1305. If absolute power corrupts absolutely, where does that leave God? (George Deacon)

That's all for this edition. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Subscribe and receive this weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week.

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