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Posted by xenoview
Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax returns to NY prosecutor
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5 days ago5d

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH5/12/2021 A review concluded that "the majority of the literature reviewed demonstrated the use of cannabis by adults with chronic pain resulted in better pain control and/or fewer opioids required to ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 week ago1w

Posted by Marionville
SCATOLOGICAL. - Adjective....relating to or characterised by an interest in excrement and excretion; the study of or preoccupation with excrement or obscenity, especially in literature; “off-colour” or “toilet” jokes; mildly offensive ...
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Memes R Us
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by phxbillcee
Be careful what you wish for...
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Bookwurmz
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Marionville
Please welcome @GeorgeRocheleau to the group. Looking forward to hearing what type of literature you like to read.
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
1 month ago1m

Posted by Rossy92
SCRIABIN (1872-1915, Russia) Etude Op. 8 No. 12 (1894) For those that make acquaintance with Scriabin's music at all, this is one of a handful of his pieces which is most likely to be heard. From the first of three distinct periods in Scriabin's ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 month ago1m

Posted by JackPedigo
Uncommon words agitprop: political (originally communist) propaganda, especially in art or literature. From another instructive article in the “Atlantic” (Annie Applebaum) . ”The internet is not the first promising ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by phxbillcee
Baby born with three penises It's the 1st human case of triphallia.
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKReligion is a driving force behind the gender wage gap, study finds
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General & Hellos
1 month ago1m

Posted by Robecology
Matt Gaetz gets pummeled on SNL...
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Posts
Mar 31Mar 31

Posted by phxbillcee
No sense of humor...
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News & Links
Mar 26Mar 26

Posted by snytiger6
LINKTennessee GOP Lawmaker’s Bill Would Ban School Textbooks with Any LGBTQ Content | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Posts
Mar 25Mar 25

Posted by phxbillcee
Well, if that's what you think is best...
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Psychology
Mar 18Mar 18

Posted by Word
The Richard Dawkins meme "mind virus" cognition organism that can grow, mutate and evolve, might could explain things once called demon possession or what now might be causing things like schizophrenia, bipolar, multiple personality and illogical ...
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Posts
Mar 15Mar 15

Posted by Geordielad2030
Omg
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Just for Laughs
Mar 6Mar 6

Posted by zeuser
Tasty literature discussion.
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Political Theory & Policy
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by DZhukovin
Hi. So, for an update, I have been doing some reflecting on some good ideas for the meanwhile. I have also come across pretty much all leftist literature at , where I think there is some new interesting knowledge that can shed ...
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Just for Laughs
Feb 25Feb 25

Posted by tinkercreek
This is becoming all too real now.
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Posts
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by glennlab
Life lessons, before you even realize that life is one continuous school daze
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 17Feb 17

Posted by Gwendolyn2018
Random thoughts brought about snow fever: Double beds are much smaller than queen beds. PhDs do not make people better teachers. I never did care much for the Rolling Stones and still don't. People who accept mediocrity in all things do so ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 30Jan 30

Posted by HippieChick58
Littérateur lid-ər-ə-TER Part of speech: noun Origin: French, early 19th century 1: A person who is interested in and knowledgeable about literature. Examples of Littérateur in a sentence "She considered herself a littérateur and enjoyed...
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Jan 22Jan 22

Posted by bobwjr
Some kids won't use unless like this
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by HippieChick58
Sprezzatura sprets-ə-TYOOR-ə Part of speech: noun Origin: Italian, early 15th century 1: Studied carelessness, especially as a characteristic quality or style of art or literature. Examples of Sprezzatura in a sentence "Leo's artwork ...
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jan 12Jan 12

Posted by Dhiltong
Bob Seger - Roll Me Away
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 8Jan 8

Posted by Marionville
OUEVRE. - Noun...the body of work of a painter, composer, or author. “the complete ouevre of Mozart”; a work of art, literature, or music “ an early ouevre”. Origin French: from Latin opera (work, effort).
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Conservative Atheists
Dec 19, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Thirst2learn
10 characters
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Posts
Dec 15, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by altschmerz
December 15, 1949 Chinese Communist leader Mao Tse-tung is received at the Kremlin in Moscow. December 15, 1950 President Harry Truman declares a state of National Emergency as Chinese communists invade deeper into South Korea. ...
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Posts
Dec 14, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Hages
“If the average man is made in God's image, then such a man as Beethoven or Aristotle is plainly superior to God.” - H. L. Mencken
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This Day In History
Dec 11, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Marionville
11th December 1936...Edward VIII announces in a radio broadcast that he is abdicating the British throne to marry American, twice divorced, Wallis Simpson.
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by BDair
Interesting talk. Well documented in the literature.
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Just for Laughs
Nov 20, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by bobwjr
Yes it fits
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Trump Pinata
Nov 20, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by mcgeo52
Here's a challenge for you. Remember the word game where you start with one word and, while keeping the letters in the same order, change a single letter each turn to make a new word? The object is to get from the initial word to a final word in the...
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Quotes
Nov 19, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hages
“A man with a club is a law-maker, a man to be obeyed, but not necessarily conciliated.“ - Jack London
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News & Links
Nov 19, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKA Dublin janitor wins the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature from the university she cleans | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Posts
Nov 17, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hathacat
Not nice! .
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Trump Pinata
Nov 16, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by NoMagicCookie
What's next?
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Posts
Nov 10, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hages
Burn All Western Literature!
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Trump Pinata
Nov 10, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by DaisyMaeNot
I love the City of Philadelphia. They have an annual 10-mile Broad Street Run. Now they're having a Fraud Street Run from Four Seasons Landscaping to the Four Seasons Hotel to raise money for charity.
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Biden 2020
Nov 6, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by UrsiMajor
I 've been holding off on calling it or saying much of anything about the election results. Trump trolls are already saying Biden is awful, his policies are bad, and other miscellaneous crap they heard on The NY Post or Fox News. What literature do ...
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Liberal/Progressive Party
Oct 31, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by LuvLayne
"There’s no art in this White House. There’s no literature, no poetry, no music. There are no pets in this White House: no loyal man’s best friend," Bruce Sprinsteen said in a critique of President Trump. "Where’d that country go? Where did ...
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Trump Pinata
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Remember 2016 when people just couldn't bring themselves to vote for Hillary so they stayed home?
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This Day In History
Oct 22, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
22nd October 1964...French philosopher and author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses the Nobel Prize in Literature, citing... “a writer should not allow himself to be turned into an institution”.
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Posts
Oct 20, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by glennlab
Am I right fellow inmates
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Music, Movies & Books
Oct 16, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by whiskywoman
I love Justin
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Religion & Spirituality
Oct 14, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by augimmun
It’s interesting how you can react to the same thing differently at different stages in your life. I was listening to Yom Kippur services a few weeks ago and my reaction was very different from previous times. I heard a lot of 'God is great, God is...
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Oct 10, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
_Siargao Island, Philippines_ _Siargao is a tear-drop shaped island in the Philippine Sea situated 196 kilometers southeast of Tacloban. It has a land area of approximately 437 square kilometres (9 sq mi). The east where such Art Skyes coast is ...
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News & Links
Oct 8, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Lorajay
This picture of Obama and Louise Gluck when he awarded her the National Humanitie Medal reminds me of the pictures the far right keep posting about Biden. I'm surprised they didn't accuse Obama of sexual misconduct as well. More than likely they did ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Oct 8, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
PHANTASMAGORICAL. - Adjective...something with a dreamlike, fantastical, unreal, deceptive, or shifting appearance, like an optical illusion. An example would be when you see a psychedelic music video that looks like it was shot through a ...
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Biden 2020
Oct 2, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by BirdMan1
"So Excited....": Now, the head of the RNC has it also-
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Sep 25, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Gohan
Autumn In India By J.L. Young A young boatswain stepped down the ladder and shuffled through the narrow passageway made by the slumbering second watch and stopped at the thick oak door to the forecastle. He rapped on the rough wood. The poor lad’s...
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Posts
Sep 5, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by bookofmorons
Guess he had to take one for the team
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Music Fans
Aug 20, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Robert Plant | 'If I Were A Carpenter'
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Politics
Aug 11, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by creative51
Do you want Biden/Harris to Win? Then this is what needs to be done. Donate time and or money. Put up a yard sign. Go to your local Democratic office and volunteer. Help with phone bank calling, hand out literature, go door to door (run by your ...
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Quotes
Jul 27, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Marionville
“There is nothing which can better serve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness “.............George Washington.
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Bookwurmz
Jul 23, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Marionville
Please welcome @HippieChick58 to the group. Perhaps you’d like to give us an idea of the literature you enjoy reading.
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jul 20, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by UUNJ
A lot of men fill in the Match.com “What are you reading now?” blank with War and Peace. I only read it to to pass a high school literature class and suspect these guys type that title in a panic. Let’s say you’re trying to impress someone ...
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Politics
Jul 20, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by kmaz
I think the question needs to be asked whether President Trump is happy to have as many Americans as possible be harmed by, or die from, the virus. That may sound very extreme, but I think it's a theory that would fit his outrageous and ongoing ...
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Conservative Atheists
Jul 8, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Rich177
Slovenia, where trumps wife is from, is a communist country, they just burned down a statue of Melania trump, these fuckers arent just here in the united states, they are international.
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Music, Movies & Books
Jul 7, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by hankster
eels - love of the loveless
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jun 26, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by azzow2
This looks like the sky is leaking down onto the lea.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jun 15, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
I questioned myself this morning as I was replying to a post. Is it BATED or BAITED. I don't know if I have ever written it out before. BATED: in great suspense; very anxiously or excitedly. "he waited for a reply to his offer with bated breath" ...
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Posts
Jun 13, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
Doc Watson - St James Infirmary
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Bookwurmz
Jun 1, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by Marionville
Please welcome @ThatHumeGuy20 to the group. Let us have an idea of the type of literature you enjoy reading.
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News & Links
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
I'm not quite sure what's more offensive ... 1.) These people opened, and have operated, "Museum of the Bible" in my Nation's Capital (ie: 🖕 separation of church and state); 2.) My tax dollars, during a global pandemic, are being spent to...
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Music, Movies & Books
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by Fred_Snerd
Bob Dylan finally agrees to accept Nobel Prize for Literature
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General & Hellos
May 18, 2020May 2020

Posted by WilliamFleming
There’s nothing like reading fine literature to elevate ones mind. With that in mind, I downloaded Pepys’s diary from Gutenberg Press, and am in the process of reading it now. The diary provides a fascinating window on social life in seventeenth...
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Bookwurmz
May 12, 2020May 2020

Posted by Marionville
Please welcome @JuneSummerSky to the group, Perhaps you’d let us have an idea of the type of literature you enjoy.
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Sexual Deviants
Apr 28, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by SaucyCheryl
This caught my irreverent, deviant eye in my newsfeed. Someone taught an AI to read on BDSM literature and then asked it to translate the KJV Bible. Here is the article: Here is the translation (The Orange Erotic Bible): ...
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Health & Happiness
Apr 27, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Mitch07102
COVID Nearly 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese, and it is estimated that over 80% have compromised insulin sensitivity. Not good......As the article states, prevention IS the cure. The best prevention is exercise, a good diet (there are many ...
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This Day In History
Apr 25, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by altschmerz
100 years ago: Poland invades Soviet Ukraine On April 25, 1920, the Polish Army invaded Ukrainian territories that bordered areas under Soviet control and made a push toward the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, which the Poles took on...
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Politics
Apr 22, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Biblebeltskeptic
What do you all think of WikiLeaks? Are they trustworthy?
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News & Links
Apr 22, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by JackPedigo
History, literature, environmental education, geography an amazing boat and lots of links all rolled into one. This story originally was told in a Smithsonian article ( ). It is an amazing story and now there are some amazing ...
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Language abuse and bad spelling
Apr 21, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Robecology
Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternative meanings for common words. The winners are: 1. Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs. 2. ...
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General & Hellos
Apr 21, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Robecology
Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternative meanings for common words. The winners are: 1. Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs. 2. ...
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Posts
Apr 20, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Petter
A closed mouth gathers no feet.
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Music Fans
Apr 20, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by TheGreatShadow
Making Coronavirus metal. @michellegar1 @metalhead222
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General & Hellos
Apr 9, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by bobwjr
LINKCOVID Nurses Who Asked For Protective Gear On Social Media Placed On Unpaid Leave – CBS Los Angeles
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Real Intimacy
Apr 4, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by amyramoon
I have been noticing that for a while there I forgot how to love. Not only love others but to simply love myself, and that's why I have been unable to connect with others on a compassionate and deeper level. But lately it's all been coming back and ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by t1nick
My contribution for Thursday: Sorry if my contributions are technical terms, but hey, I'm a technical dude. Lol. My vocation is science, poetry and literature are my avocations. EOLIAN. or. AEOLIAN e·o·li·an /ēˈōlēən/...
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Health & Happiness
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Allamanda
Antibody tests - soon! When, how, why etc:
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Just for Laughs
Mar 31, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by St-Sinner
Trump said the next 2 weeks will be dangerous
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News & Links
Mar 31, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKNational COVID Response Useless For Coordinating Medical Supplies | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC - YouTube
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Mar 28, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by t1nick
GHAZAL gha·zal /ˈɡəzəl/ (Sounds like "guzzle") noun noun: ghazal; plural noun: ghazals (in Middle Eastern and Indian literature and music) a lyric poem with a fixed number of verses and a repeated rhyme, typically on the...
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Memes R Us
Mar 22, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Boxdoc
Makes sense to me
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"I was blocked!?"
Mar 22, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Moravian
Oh dear, I have just been blocked by "The Duchess" on the conservative group. This esteemed "professor of literature" found a wee bit of banter about Trump too much for her. Oh well one down and a few more Trumpists to go
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handcrafters , fine artists, photographers, or other things of beauty
Mar 20, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by TCorCM
Hey everyone! Anyone here does drawings?
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Memes R Us
Mar 20, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by noworry28
Quantities of Bread are plentiful.
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Movies that promote deep thought.
Mar 16, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by William77
Hello Guys, I need few thought provoking movies adopted from novels like biography, literature culture related .its required for master of arts (ma)students syllabus for literature and film
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General & Hellos
Mar 2, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by FUNandFAITHFUL
MEDICAL STOCK TO WATCH Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak One sector, in particular, will profit from the outbreak. A Medical Stock To Watch Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak Alpha Pro Tech (APT) Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. (NYSE: APT) manufactures masks and ...
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Jewish by Culture
Feb 29, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
A new poll shows Jewish voters support any Democrat over Trump. Good News?
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Just for Laughs
Feb 26, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by BDair
The Pancake Religion is the one true religion.
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Love & Relationships
Feb 25, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
We are what we are. Linda and I went through a year's long training set of seminars provided by our employeer. We credit this with understanding relationships meant to last:
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Health & Happiness
Feb 23, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by doug6352
The novel coronavirus is a very serious threat, but there is no reason I know of why vitamin D-3 won't deter it, and intravenous or lipospheric vitamin C won't kill it. Recently an enterprising physician has discovered that a combination of ...
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Memes R Us
Feb 23, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by scurry
Doesn't surprise me. LOL Quantum Tupperware.
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This Day In History
Feb 13, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by altschmerz
On February 13, 1633, Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy for advocating Copernican theory, which holds that the Earth revolves around the Sun.
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 9, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by DenoPenno
Years ago in Waller, Texas I discovered our indoor/outdoor cat dead one evening. She had been hit by a car in what appeared to be a deliberate run down while waiting to cross the road from a field and get back to our house again. We had not seen her ...
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Quotes
Feb 7, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by Marionville
“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people”............Isaac Newton.
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Trump Pinata
Jan 26, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by EllenDale
Let's see...Pompeo has a Juris Degree from Harvard in 1994. Mary Louise Kelly has degrees (magna cum laude) from Harvard in Government and French Literature in 1993 and a masters in European Studies from Cambridge University. Hmmm 🤔, who is ...
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Critical thinking
Jan 22, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
Hello to all group members! I joined this group early last year not knowing a great deal about the subject. This group and the abundance of literature and videos posted by RichieO have been very enlightening and at the same time perplexing. A large ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Jan 18, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Brazil’s far-right government backed terror plot against Venezuela, top newspaper reveals Brazil’s extreme Bolsonaro government backed an attack on Venezuela in a plot to overthrow its elected president. The shocking terror operation has ...
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