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    Among The Benefits Of Reading And Getting Older

    Among the benefits of reading and getting older is throwing out old quotes. There are instances where people know the origins of some of the things I say, but usually only if it is a movie from the last ten years. Otherwise, I am free to drop those lines at will, always hoping...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M Sep 8, 2011

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    The Group's Representative in the Picture

    The man in the picture representing this group is someone I quote from, or refer to, quite a bit. He created some of the greatest lines ever delivered in the English language.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    A Triumph For Squirrels Everywhere

    Here is one adapted from the 1930s, I think.  Can you guess which very funny guy was responsible for the original?EP Link#6580075
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 14, 2012

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