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Один молодой человек в желтых пантолонах с широким диапазоном и хорошим голосом, а другая певица мексиканского происхождения […]

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Точно такие бровя были сегодня на моей инструкторше в gym-e. Как я на ногах устояла?

Ну или вот, из сегодняшнего эфира фотка. Британская певичка, говорят:

Ну чисто королева!

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Представила себя в качестве адресата вопросиков.

Сразу возникли встречные (ну да, я из тех, кто вопросом на вопрос):

*Who cares?

*Should I know that?

*Is that in my job description?

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Интересная тема и отличная ветка в треде: горлопан из публики потребитель продукта и богатей из фарма-фирмы производитель его же.

А что вы себе думаете? (more…)

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Best comment evah

не понимаю, зачем люди вызывают дизайнеров – у любого дурака вроде меня мозги работают лучше, чем у любого дизайнера

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The devotees of the party in power are smug and arrogant. The devotees of the party out of power are insane.

[Megan McArdle, 2003 – at biblical times of Asymmetrical Information, when Megan was on the Right]

Happened by chance to this quote, the post and thread – and nostalgia washed over. Not for being young [relatively] and smart [that, too] – but sharing in their company. Ah, the wit, the civility (compared to contemporary discourse), the intellectual sparkle – how I miss them. Another thought: that nobody learns the lesson. Read the post @the link and you’ll know it.

Interesting, how many 20 to 30-somethings now, hearing the name Megan McArdle, will confuse her with despicable Meghan Markle?

PS

Megan is still churning out aphorisms – regrettably, now on Twitter:

My working theory of bitcoin arguments: there’s a small cadre of experts with sophisticated theories about what bitcoin’s good for, surrounded by lots of speculators, anarchists, & goldbugs. The conversation is driven by the experts. But the price of bitcoin is driven by the rest

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A.B. spins in his grave

I used to love Breitbart News – when Andrew was alive and well, and the agency was the young turk to the aging Fox monopoly.

I was present at the “wake” gathering in Manhattan bar, when he suddenly died – Pamela Geller gave the best speech in Andrew’s memory. Karol was there, and other right-wing Jews.

Breitbart have been my news source of choice for years – and I welcomed the news of S. Bannon invitation to the White House. How miopic of me.

Now, I clicked on their site this morning and read one of their mainstream articles: S. Rogen backs off of SXM interviews [turns out not because he was “triggered” by S. Bannon, as the headline says – after learning Bannon will become the host of program on the radio. It’s not the same!]

No, the article, written by one Daniel Nassbaum,  doesn’t mention Rogen’s Jewishness or his parents politics. But the commenters unmask the enemy. O, they do.

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