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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:48 pm

Witness wrote:
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ed wrote:
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Geier means vulture.
Gyer or Geier?

google google

Vulture .... but to "pern in a gyer" is to move as a hawk in a spiral

hmmm

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PIRN: noun and verb. Now Scottish and dialect. As noun also ‘pern,’ Late Middle English [origin unknown: cf, ‘pirl’] A) noun: 1. a small cylinder on which thread, etc. is wound; a bobbin, a spool, a reel; this wound with thread, etc. 2. Thread wound on a bobbin, etc. ‘rare.’ Early 18th century. B) verb transitive: Wind or reel (thread, etc.) on a bobbin, etc. Scottish. Early 19th century.

PIRL: verb and noun Scottish dialect. Late Middle English [probably imitative] A) verb transitive and intransitive: Whirl, revolve. Late Middle English. 2. Twist or spin (threads or fibers) into cord, braid, etc. Early 16th century. 3. verb intransitive: Of water smoke, etc.: curl, ripple. Late 18th century. B) noun: A ripple on water, a twist, a curl. Late 15th century.
‘perne in a gyre’ definitely means ‘a spinning bobbin’
Bullshit ..

Read Yeats:
“O sages standing in God's holy fire / As in the gold mosaic of a wall, /Come from the holy fire, perne in a gyre, / And be the singing-masters of my soul./ Consume my heart away; sick with desire / And fastened to a dying animal/ It knows not what it is; and gather me / Into the artifice of eternity.”
The clear allusion is to flight ... "spinning bobbin" I'll kick his ass.

It suggests the downward flight of a hawk coming to earth brining God's message. Clear as day.

Where were we?
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:11 pm

Officers catch huge lizard that terrified Florida neighbors (AP)

Synopsis: Officers apprehend giant lizard (not alligator) and return it to its master, who is fined for letting it get out.

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Post by ed » Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:57 pm

Giant lizards are not "apprehended", they are "encouraged". And they do not have "masters" (that is slave talk) they have "human companions".

We are very progressive down here when it comes to reptiles.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

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ed wrote:
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We are very progressive down here when it comes to reptiles.
Even Her Turn™? :twisted:

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Post by ed » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:09 pm

She was, sadly, consumed by one of our immigrant Giant Pythons.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:22 pm

ed wrote:
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She was, sadly, consumed by one of our immigrant Giant Pythons.
Not all immigrant giant reptiles, dammit! :evil:
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It has been linked to feeling blue

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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Bruce » Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:17 am

We wouldn't want to give Viagra to Florida.





That would put it in the Bermuda Triangle.
Such potential!

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I'm sure that's ed's delivery. :mrgreen:

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Post by Witness » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:04 pm

Tearful hedgie apologizes on video for losing clients’ money

A Florida-based hedge fund manager is tearfully apologizing to his 290 clients after losing their money.

In a video made public earlier this week, James Cordier of Optionsellers.com blamed recent volatility in the oil and gas markets for wiping out his fund — and his clients’ savings.

“The events of this past week have been incredibly devastating for our clients — who I rarely call clients,” Cordier said in the 10-minute video, noting that he often refers to them as “family.”
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Reps from Optionsellers.com did not immediately respond to requests to comment. Attempts to reach Cordier were not successful.
Pathetic:



Your ingots still safe at the bottom of lake ed, ed? :mrgreen:

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Post by Witness » Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:53 am

The ‘ultimate nightmare scenario’ for this historic Miami church: A $7 million tax bill

The First Presbyterian Church of Miami, the oldest organized congregation in the city, has been hit with a $7.1 million tax bill by the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser, which claims the church has leased a portion of church grounds to a for-profit school and food trucks, violating its religious exemption status.

The church, located at 609 Brickell Ave., has run a K-8 religious school on the property since 2008. The bill comprises a tax lien totaling $6.5 million (including interest and fines) for the years 2009-2017 and a current bill of $509,526.24 for the 2018 year.

The taxes only apply to the portions of the property deemed to be in violation of the exemption, between 29-35 percent, depending on the year.

According to Florida Statute 196.196, only the portions of a property that are used predominantly for charitable, religious, scientific, or literary purposes can be deemed exempt from taxation.
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/busine ... 93435.html

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Post by Pyrrho » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:31 am

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news ... 337882002/
A "massive" female hog weighing nearly 400 pounds was captured by a team of dogs and trappers Saturday morning in Palm Bay, just west of the bustling intersection of Malabar and Minton roads.

The hefty Palm Bay sow had been prowling a wooded area near the Falls subdivision, Malabar Cove Apartments and Inspired Living at Palm Bay, an assisted-living facility.

"Very seldom do we ever run into hogs like this, that are so massive and so big," said Melbourne wildlife trapper James Dean.

About two weeks ago, Dean received a call reporting "a very large boar hog" that was tearing up sod around a playground, near a school bus stop. A nearby resident also sent him a nighttime photo of the great beast rooting behind a tree.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:45 am

Those critters are all over the place. They, evidentially, go routing around the back of my property. I haven't seen them but they chased my son in law. They can be vicious I am told.

There is no closed season for hunting them and you can kill then with anything you can get your hands on. I have heard machine guns from helicopters.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Witness » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:01 am

Florida should change its totem animal. Either these beasts, or a Burmese python. :mrgreen:

Another job Muricans don't want to do: Forget computer engineers. Indian snake hunters are crucial foreign labor in Everglades.

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Post by ed » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:15 am

This guy is a local
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He’s a flower grower by day — but no shrinking violet when it comes to hunting giant snakes.

Dusty “The Wildman” Crum just captured Florida’s biggest serpent of the season: a massive 16-foot, 10-inch python in the Everglades, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

“It is like Andre the Giant versus Hulk Hogan, WrestleMania!” Crum told CBS Miami.

Crum, who grows orchids in Myakka City, rakes in the dough by moonlighting as one of 25 snake hunters with the South Florida Water Management District’s new python elimination project.

And he’s one of the best.

Last month, he wrangled the program’s 50th Burmese python measuring 14 feet, 6 inches.

The hunters make $8.10 an hour, plus incentives based on the size of their catch.
Pythons measuring up to 4 feet pay an extra $50 and $25 for each foot over that. And hunters pocket an extra $100 for eliminating pythons that are found guarding nests with eggs.
https://nypost.com/2017/05/11/florida-s ... ot-python/
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Post by Witness » Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:11 am

Florida caving in to garlic smelling surrender monkeys?!? :shock:
France and Florida sign agreement
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to preserve ancient shipwreck

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- France and Florida have signed a "declaration of intent" to preserve, protect and research a 16th century shipwreck off the state's coast.

Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner and Consul General of France in Miami Clement Leclerc announced the agreement Friday to protect what remains of La Trinite, which sank off the coast of Cape Canaveral during a 1565 hurricane.

The Trinite was the flagship of a fleet captained by Jean Ribault that was part of a conflict with Spain as the nations fought to colonize Florida.

Items from the ship were discovered in 2016 by a marine salvage company and led to a court battle over the rights to them. A judge ruled the artifacts were the property of France.

The agreement calls for artifacts removed from the site to be put on public display in Florida
https://www.wctv.tv/content/news/France ... 88361.html

For those interested by the captain: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Ribault