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Ike and Adlai. :coolspecs:

I'd take either of them over Trump or Biden. :|
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Coke is still "it".

Though the French idiosyncratically translate it as "ça". :p
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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But is it a joke or a serious rule?
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:52 pm But is it a joke or a serious rule?
Serious rule.
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Jitterbugging, per Wikipedia. See how degenerate it was. :o

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Ethnic groups of Bukovina region, Austria-Hungary, 1902; from top left: Hutsul, Hungarian, Roma, Lipovan (Russian), Jew, Pole, Schwab (German), Romanian, Rusyn
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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At the Democrat Convention in 1956, Sinatra was greeted by Speaker of the House, Sam Rayburn, who had the audacity to place his hand on Sinatra’s shoulder.

“Hands off the threads, creep.”
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ed wrote: Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:30 pm
At the Democrat Convention in 1956, Sinatra was greeted by Speaker of the House, Sam Rayburn, who had the audacity to place his hand on Sinatra’s shoulder.

“Hands off the threads, creep.”
Story made up by Rickles. right?

Back when he actually looked good. :oldman:

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Don't know about Rickles. Heard the story from Steyn last night.
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Soviet population density map, 1926:

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My guess it no so different today, despite all the other changes.
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The first time I saw this commercial, Mountain Dew was a regional soft drink not yet available in New York City. :oldman:

It was in Asheville NC, before it became what it became. Grandma lived there.
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Very very slightly
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Witness wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:58 am Soviet population density map, 1926:

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I like the de-Mercatorized maps in the lower corners.
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