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October 23, 2019

Overnight Open Thread (10/23/2019)

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(From a mostly-lurking Moron's trip through New England.)

I must get out of these wet clothes and into a dry martini
-- Robert Benchley
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All propaganda has to be popular and has to adapt its spiritual level to the perception of the least intelligent of those towards whom it intends to direct itself
-- Adolf Hitler
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Tom appeared on the sidewalk with a bucket of whitewash and a long-handled brush. He surveyed the fence, and all gladness left him and a deep melancholy settled down upon his spirit. Thirty yards of board fence nine feet high. Life to him seemed hollow, and existence but a burden
-- Mark Twain
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Is man an ape or an angel? I, my lord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence those newfangled ideas
-- Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

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Did I use this one already? Ah...the joys of middle age!

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This is not pure click-bait, and it is a lot of fun...seeing the evolution of automobiles over the years. Be sure to check out the hot car the year you were born. I am very pleased with mine, but some of you may be disappointed.

From Model T to Model 3: How Driving Changed Over a Century

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My enjoyment of Cowboy Junkies has nothing to do with how sexy Margo Timmins' voice (and other things) is.

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Velvet Underground and Lou Reed are definitely acquired tastes, but even if you hate them this is a ballad for the ages...


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Floccinaucinihilipilification: the estimation of something as valueless.

Char­gogg­a­gogg­man­chaugg­a­gogg­chau­bun­a­gung­a­maugg: It's a lake in Webster Massachusetts. Typical Masshole crap.

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious: Damned if I remember what it is supposed to mean...if anything...but I like it, and it brings back fond memories.

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Anonymity is a very big deal in a free society, and we ignore it at our peril. It goes hand in hand with the more obvious public free speech, but just think back to the Federalist Papers for a sense of why it is so important.

Yeah, I'm being serious, but I just checked the contract and apparently there is supposed to be one thought-provoking section in every ONT, or the next five will be Yoko tributes. They're not my rules, and I need the dental insurance, so...

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The Tweeter is a bit of a douche, but it is funny, no matter how you slice it.

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This is a joy, and rather timely, because apparently Shaquille O'Neal ripped Lebron James a new one for being a Chi-Com cheerleader.


Hat Tip: Bitter Clinger
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