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-…nervous. Is your sister a nicer version of your mom?

-Yes.

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Paging all concerned

I will be in Irvine, California on a short business trip – my first ever visit – on Monday, 05/13. If anybody who lives close by wants to meet, I’ll be very happy to and available – on Sunday evening or Tuesday morning. Send a word!

Собираюсь в Калифорнию, впервые в жизни. Буду в Ирвайне с вечера 12 по утро 14 мая. Буду счастлива встретиться со всеми, кто. Пишите!

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-Может, вы два сапога пара?

(abcentia)

O мочалке:

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Charmer

A recent side note in one of the blogs I read got me thinking of people with extra-super-charisma.

I’m sure we all met pleasant people, friendly, attentive and gracious. But I am talking about something else entirely.

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Rarity

What unusual names you’ve met? I have a co-worker whose son’s name is Uriah. A very nice boy of 20, calm & collected, friendly without fawning, straight-talking, respectful of elders, polite, skillful and persevering in work. A honorable person.

Can’t remember many more whose given name would correspond so strongly with his character.

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3-a-log

[Scene: I, M, E are sitting around dinner table, eating rhubarb+strawberries pie baked by E. The filling is not particularly sweet, as E halved the amount of sugar due to M’s dietary requirements]

I: “Oh! Ah! Urgh!”[makes deprecatory noises and grimaces, while continuing consume a sizable portion of pie]

E: “If it’s too sour for you, just don’t eat it”

M: ” How can you say that! How can you deny a piece of pie to a person in their own home! How your tongue even turns! After everything that have been done for you! Ungrateful! Despicable! I don’t want to know you anymore”

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Notables

Of course, the bang-for-the-buck ratio is rather low: browsing for 4hrs (with various breaks) and finding just two noteworthy stories is inefficient. But the loot is worth it.

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