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#1336 FoodDabbler

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 11:19 PM

said author, who is a Big Name.

You're producing a book by St. Patty?

#1337 nuxvomica

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 11:36 PM

But she's too drunk.

drinking and throwing actually goes very well together. (except for darts.)
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#1338 Suzanne F

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 02:46 AM


said author, who is a Big Name.

You're producing a book by St. Patty?

Naw. Ms. Perky. First one since she jumped to this publisher. And the production schedule is insanely short.

Hint: it's someone mentioned in the cover story in today's Times food section. No, not that one; I worked on her stuff before she left this house for another. Actually, this new one is marginally better; at least her recipes won't kill you. :P

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#1339 ghostrider

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:35 PM

We offer all local, artesian meats, cheeses, sandwiches and more.


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#1340 Wilfrid

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 02:30 PM

I've had some very watery hams in my time.

#1341 g.johnson

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 10:43 PM

Kathryn Hughes, historian at my soon to be place of employment thinks that Thomas Cromwell is "urban". Well yes, but perhaps "urbane" would be a more interesting observation.
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Posted 22 May 2012 - 06:26 PM

On Commas

A Hudson Valley Home.  Kichels --  A Recipe from the Old Country.

Just take those old records off the shelf.


#1343 prasantrin

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 09:21 PM


Paltrow and her husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, have spoken before about their close friendship with Jay-Z and Beyonce.

"Jay is one of the people I respect most in the world," the actress explained to Steve Stoute last November. "He's such an iconoclast in so many ways."

Read more: http://www.usmagazin...5#ixzz1vdTR9eiT


I know what I learned the word "iconoclast" means, but what the hell does Gwyneth Paltrow think it means?

#1344 Wilfrid

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 02:18 PM

Kathryn Hughes, historian at my soon to be place of employment thinks that Thomas Cromwell is "urban". Well yes, but perhaps "urbane" would be a more interesting observation.


'E come from dahn Putney, is wot she means.

#1345 g.johnson

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 10:06 PM

One reviewer of a recent paper of ours thought that there was an error due to our "a priory" assumptions. Maybe the reviewer would be better convinced ex cathedra assumptions.
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Posted 31 May 2012 - 10:18 PM

One reviewer of a recent paper of ours thought that there was an error due to our "a priory" assumptions. Maybe the reviewer would be better convinced ex cathedra assumptions.

A former boss of mine was at a meeting with the company's lawyers in order to go over a proposed video licensing contract. Mind you, he hadn't actually *read* the contract. He was a busy guy. He had "people" to do the reading for him. Then they talked about the terms with him. He was fine with everything except one clause - he didn't understand why the contract covered "Arizona missions."

There was a painful silence. Then one of the lawyers realized he was actually referring to "errors and omissions." They broke it too him very carefully.

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 10:29 PM


One reviewer of a recent paper of ours thought that there was an error due to our "a priory" assumptions. Maybe the reviewer would be better convinced ex cathedra assumptions.

A former boss of mine was at a meeting with the company's lawyers in order to go over a proposed video licensing contract. Mind you, he hadn't actually *read* the contract. He was a busy guy. He had "people" to do the reading for him. Then they talked about the terms with him. He was fine with everything except one clause - he didn't understand why the contract covered "Arizona missions."

There was a painful silence. Then one of the lawyers realized he was actually referring to "errors and omissions." They broke it too him very carefully.

i guess he just took it for granite

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#1348 splinky

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 10:34 PM

one of my clients thought it was called the "aerosol emissions" clause.

“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
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#1349 yvonne johnson

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 11:01 PM

MRI used to be called NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance (imaging)).

An elderly patient was brought down to the machine in a wheelchair, and was asked to get into the imager. She was utterly relieved, and said fine. She added, I thought they said I had to get an enema. (Say NMR out loud.)

G told me this one, so it must be true.
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Posted 01 June 2012 - 04:57 AM


One reviewer of a recent paper of ours thought that there was an error due to our "a priory" assumptions. Maybe the reviewer would be better convinced ex cathedra assumptions.

A former boss of mine was at a meeting with the company's lawyers in order to go over a proposed video licensing contract. Mind you, he hadn't actually *read* the contract. He was a busy guy. He had "people" to do the reading for him. Then they talked about the terms with him. He was fine with everything except one clause - he didn't understand why the contract covered "Arizona missions."

There was a painful silence. Then one of the lawyers realized he was actually referring to "errors and omissions." They broke it too him very carefully.


"Never mind."
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