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The Morning Call
Bloopers: Quote didn't really originate with Will RogersIt's the things we know that just ain't so," Keyes wrote that this popular obse
Bloopers: Quote didn't really originate with Will Rogers
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
It's the things we know that just ain't so," Keyes wrote that this popular observation most often gets attributed to Mark Twain, "as well as to fellow humorists Artemus Ward, Kin Hubbard and Will Rogers. Others to whom it's been credited... Read more
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Sun Star
Butch: Boy lived a legacy to live bysuccumbed to cardiac arrest Monday, June 21. "My good friend lived a legacy to
Butch: Boy lived a legacy to live by
Sun Star / Posted 18 hours ago
succumbed to cardiac arrest Monday, June 21. "My good friend lived a legacy to live by. I hope I could be an Allan Poe or Mark Twain to describe the beauty of this guy. While he was not perfect he was so generous. He was also compassionate to the... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Is Brexit good, bad, or irrelevant for the Jews?Jews are right to dread instability, because, as a rule, instability is bad for
Is Brexit good, bad, or irrelevant for the Jews?
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 21 hours ago
Jews are right to dread instability, because, as a rule, instability is bad for the Jews. What prompted the great Mark Twain to write his well-known article Concerning the Jews, in which he tried to explain, among other things, why the Jew... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Truck Carrying Precious Cargo Crashesprecious water on board the truck…not a drop was spilled. Derby suffered moder
Truck Carrying Precious Cargo Crashes
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
precious water on board the truck…not a drop was spilled. Derby suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Mark Twain Medical Center. If you see breaking news, traffic or weather contact us at the News Hotline at 532-6397. If you... Read more
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Perth Now
Why Brexit was a great thingthat their parents’ generation are the very same people who voted to join the E
Why Brexit was a great thing
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
that their parents’ generation are the very same people who voted to join the EU the last time around in 1975. As Mark Twain said: “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why Brexit was a great thingthat their parents’ generation are the very same people who voted to join the E
Why Brexit was a great thing
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
that their parents’ generation are the very same people who voted to join the EU the last time around in 1975. As Mark Twain said: “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why Brexit was a great thingthat their parents’ generation are the very same people who voted to join the E
Why Brexit was a great thing
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
that their parents’ generation are the very same people who voted to join the EU the last time around in 1975. As Mark Twain said: “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to rememberwith Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if perfor
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to remember
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
with Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if performing alongside him. Dressed in jeans and a Mark Twain T-shirt, the West Virginia native referred to his fans as Yankees, and congratulated everyone on making it through... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to rememberwith Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if perfor
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to remember
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
with Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if performing alongside him. Dressed in jeans and a Mark Twain T-shirt, the West Virginia native referred to his fans as Yankees, and congratulated everyone on making it through... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to rememberwith Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if perfor
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to remember
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
with Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if performing alongside him. Dressed in jeans and a Mark Twain T-shirt, the West Virginia native referred to his fans as Yankees, and congratulated everyone on making it through... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to rememberwith Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if perfor
Brad Paisley gets close to fans, makes Hartford show a night to remember
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
with Carrie Underwood. In both cases the women appeared via video, as if performing alongside him. Dressed in jeans and a Mark Twain T-shirt, the West Virginia native referred to his fans as Yankees, and congratulated everyone on making it through... Read more
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examiner.com
Close-to-home cruises on America’s inland waterways and Great LakesBourbon, blonde bombshells and behind-the-scenes tours of Mark Twain’s Hannibal
Close-to-home cruises on America’s inland waterways and Great Lakes
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Bourbon, blonde bombshells and behind-the-scenes tours of Mark Twain’s Hannibal hometown – cruises on America’s inland waterways and Great Lakes step up the fun factor this summer with themed voyages aboard several close-to-home cruise... Read more
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The Christian Post
Gillette Commercial Shows Importance of Dadsstatistics need interpretation. Just listen to the debate over the unemployment
Gillette Commercial Shows Importance of Dads
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
statistics need interpretation. Just listen to the debate over the unemployment rate and you'll find yourself agreeing with Mark Twain, who famously quipped, "There are three kinds of lies: Lies, [darned] lies, and statistics." But most... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Chris Kelly: 'fake news' sites aren't satire; they report with a forked tonguesupporter when she met ‘peaceful’ and ‘tolerant’ liberals.” The meme is utterl
Chris Kelly: 'fake news' sites aren't satire; they report with a forked tongue
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
supporter when she met ‘peaceful’ and ‘tolerant’ liberals.” The meme is utterly false, but still circulating as fact. As Mark Twain once said: “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes (pants, etc.).” Sage... Read more
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Irish Central
The Cornish Celts often overlooked among Celtic nationsand our Celtic counterparts have been just as successful as we Irish. Famous Am
The Cornish Celts often overlooked among Celtic nations
Irish Central / Posted yesterday
and our Celtic counterparts have been just as successful as we Irish. Famous Americans with Cornish roots include Mark Twain and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Cornwall is the most southwestern county in Britain and almost completely... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
'Mark Twain' to appear at Ways GardenTwain, as portrayed by Charles Kiernan, will recount the life and times of Samu
'Mark Twain' to appear at Ways Garden
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Twain, as portrayed by Charles Kiernan, will recount the life and times of Samuel Clemens, whose pen name was 'Mark Twain' and who brought to life Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and the celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County. One of Twain's short... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County organizations host sesquicentennial celebration of a summer trip on Ute Passbefore his first descent of the Grand Canyon), the trans-continental railroad c
Summit County organizations host sesquicentennial celebration of a summer trip on Ute Pass
Summit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
before his first descent of the Grand Canyon), the trans-continental railroad completed three years later, in 1869, and Mark Twain published “Roughing It” six years later, in 1872. Bayard Taylor was a prolific travel writer, lecturer, novelist... Read more
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Calgary Sun
City can throw water over growth plansIt was Mark Twain who said "buy land, they're not making it anymore" allegedly
City can throw water over growth plans
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
It was Mark Twain who said "buy land, they're not making it anymore" allegedly in response to a question from someone seeking advice on a good investment. I wonder, if asked today, his response would be "buy a single-family home, they not making as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump asked right question on immigrantsHis post-Orlando jeremiad fit the pattern, but the speech was a little like Wag
Trump asked right question on immigrants
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
His post-Orlando jeremiad fit the pattern, but the speech was a little like Wagner’s music as described in the famous Mark Twain line: Not as bad as it sounds. There is something so inherently inflammatory in Trump’s delivery that he could read the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Garrison Keillor to host final live 'Prairie' broadcast at Tanglewoodyou were of use." Keillor's many admirers are more outspoken. As country music
Garrison Keillor to host final live 'Prairie' broadcast at Tanglewood
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
you were of use." Keillor's many admirers are more outspoken. As country music star Brad Paisley put it: "I think he's the Mark Twain of our generation, and that's no small statement." Contact Clarence Fanto at 413-637-2551. In their own words... Read more
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examiner.com
Walt Disney World celebrates Fourth of July 2016 with fireworks, musicsome key moments in America’s history – and which is narrated by Audio-Animatro
Walt Disney World celebrates Fourth of July 2016 with fireworks, music
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
some key moments in America’s history – and which is narrated by Audio-Animatronic figures of Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain. The pavilion also continues to display “The Kinsey Collection,” an exhibit that showcases 400 years of... Read more
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Times News
Lehighton eventsdisplay (indoors) at the Zion U.C.C. 1-7 p.m. — Historical town trolley tours
Lehighton events
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
display (indoors) at the Zion U.C.C. 1-7 p.m. — Historical town trolley tours at 3rd Street & Mahoning Street. 3-7 p.m. — Mark Twain performs at various locations. 4 p.m. — Corn on the Cob Eating Contest at the Pfc. Houser Building. 6-10 p.m. —... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Raising questions about Modern Portfolio TheoryAsset Pricing Model, the Three-Factor Model and the Fundamental Law of Active M
Raising questions about Modern Portfolio Theory
Financial Planning.com / Posted 3 days ago
Asset Pricing Model, the Three-Factor Model and the Fundamental Law of Active Management, etc.) dead? Or, paraphrasing Mark Twain, are reports of its death greatly exaggerated? It is important to note and remember that MPT and its offshoots... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Killer Mike Says Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt Talked About The Crack Era On Shakespearean Levelslike “D’Evils,” you can’t deny that this is Shakespearean worth. You can call o
Killer Mike Says Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt Talked About The Crack Era On Shakespearean Levels
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 3 days ago
like “D’Evils,” you can’t deny that this is Shakespearean worth. You can call out [Robert] Frost, [Ernest] Hemmingway, [Mark] Twain, Zora Neal Hurston. You’re talking about art on that level or you’re bullsh*tting. So for me, him, the Clipse,... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Why You Should Embrace Uncertaintywill. Likewise if you’re bullish. The key to success in this market is to have
Why You Should Embrace Uncertainty
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 4 days ago
will. Likewise if you’re bullish. The key to success in this market is to have a flexible mind. Nothing is certain. As Mark Twain wisely said: ‘It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
MSHP Water Division director retires after 30 yearsbegan work for the Missouri State Water Patrol in 1986. In his years with the W
MSHP Water Division director retires after 30 years
KOMU Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
began work for the Missouri State Water Patrol in 1986. In his years with the Water Patrol, he worked at Smithville and Mark Twain Lakes. He served as a corporal in St. Louis and Jefferson Counties in 1995, and two years later he started in... Read more
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The Washington Times
House Democrats’ sit inDemocrats went nuts and decided to have a sit in and not allow the House of Rep
House Democrats’ sit in
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
Democrats went nuts and decided to have a sit in and not allow the House of Representatives to do any work. Mark Twain is quoted as saying, “No man’s life, liberty or property is safe while the legislature is in session.” While the... Read more
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ESPN
The year in Maddonisms: 'If you think you look hot, you wear it'a wide-ranging Q&A with ESPN Chicago beat writer Jesse Rogers, Maddon said he w
The year in Maddonisms: 'If you think you look hot, you wear it'
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
a wide-ranging Q&A with ESPN Chicago beat writer Jesse Rogers, Maddon said he wants to eat with authors Pat Conroy and Mark Twain, as well as Bruce Springsteen because you "have to have some rock 'n' roll in there." He also discusses his views... Read more
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The Hill
Music megastars sing the right note on copyright reformof by repeat infringers. History reveals the important role played by prominen
Music megastars sing the right note on copyright reform
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
of by repeat infringers. History reveals the important role played by prominent authors, ranging from Washington Irving to Mark Twain, in prompting Congress to secure international protection for the copyrights of America's creative artists.... Read more
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DW
Austrian Chancellor Kern pledges in Berlin to work with Merkel on refugees |expressed hope that the UK would remain an EU member, and Kern even fit in a re
Austrian Chancellor Kern pledges in Berlin to work with Merkel on refugees |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
expressed hope that the UK would remain an EU member, and Kern even fit in a reference to the 19th-century American writer Mark Twain. "The report of Europe's demise is greatly exaggerated," he told the press pack in Berlin. The chancellors... Read more
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Boston Herald
DOJ talks to BLS studentsa district probe after she alleged that an English teacher addressed her using
DOJ talks to BLS students
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
a district probe after she alleged that an English teacher addressed her using a racial epithet during a lesson on the Mark Twain novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz’s office is probing whether a racially... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pfeifer: Some hard work, a compliment and all is right with the worldand all is right with the world | TribLIVE Mark Twain once said, “I can live
Pfeifer: Some hard work, a compliment and all is right with the world
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
and all is right with the world | TribLIVE Mark Twain once said, “I can live for two months on a good compliment.” Not me. I need smoked cheese and burgers and ribs. I... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's returnperhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe ex
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's return
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
perhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe exiting the stage too soon. However, to mangle Mark Twain, reports of its death proved premature, with Offspring returning amid eager anticipation and conjecture about... Read more
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WA Today
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's returnperhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe ex
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's return
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
perhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe exiting the stage too soon. However, to mangle Mark Twain, reports of its death proved premature, with Offspring returning amid eager anticipation and conjecture about... Read more
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The Age
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's returnperhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe ex
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's return
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
perhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe exiting the stage too soon. However, to mangle Mark Twain, reports of its death proved premature, with Offspring returning amid eager anticipation and conjecture about... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's returnperhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe ex
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's return
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
perhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe exiting the stage too soon. However, to mangle Mark Twain, reports of its death proved premature, with Offspring returning amid eager anticipation and conjecture about... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's returnperhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe ex
Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's return
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
perhaps adhering to the showbiz adage of leaving 'em wanting more, but maybe exiting the stage too soon. However, to mangle Mark Twain, reports of its death proved premature, with Offspring returning amid eager anticipation and conjecture about... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pistorians - it's over, deal with itdefences. And who can ever forget Advocate Nel tearing him to bits, because tho
Pistorians - it's over, deal with it
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
defences. And who can ever forget Advocate Nel tearing him to bits, because those versions were so improbable? As Mark Twain wrote: if you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Ergo, you won't need a green bucket to catch... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas ranks low when it comes to summer road trip rankingsreadily available recreational marijuana probably helps. Connecticut ranked 50
Texas ranks low when it comes to summer road trip rankings
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
readily available recreational marijuana probably helps. Connecticut ranked 50th though we’re sure the fine people at the Mark Twain House and the Mystic Seaport would balk at that ranking. Breaking down the calculation, Texas ranked eighth in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Old Books on Front Street to open 'literary' B&B"Ulysses" for James Joyce.) Each of the Sylvia Beach Hotel's rooms is themed a
Old Books on Front Street to open 'literary' B&B
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
"Ulysses" for James Joyce.) Each of the Sylvia Beach Hotel's rooms is themed and decorated for a particular author, from Mark Twain to Oscar Wilde to Agatha Christie. The Hemingway Room, for example, has a zebra head on the wall. The Dr. Seuss... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Nimrat Kaur gets hotter in ice cold waterShe posted a picture of herself in a bikini on Instagram. “As quoted by my trus
Nimrat Kaur gets hotter in ice cold water
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
She posted a picture of herself in a bikini on Instagram. “As quoted by my trusted companion, @madssees this morning, Mark Twain said that the only regrets we have are the things we don’t do. I did something I’d never have dreamt of. Now I... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
OKCPS announces schedule changes for 7 schools in cost-cutting effortCapitol Hill Elementary School, Cleveland Elementary School, Horace Mann Elemen
OKCPS announces schedule changes for 7 schools in cost-cutting effort
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 6 days ago
Capitol Hill Elementary School, Cleveland Elementary School, Horace Mann Elementary School, Kaiser Elementary School, Mark Twain Elementary School and Westwood Elementary School. The day for those schools will start at 9:10 a.m. and end at 4... Read more
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FOX Business
Lessons That Must Be Learned the Hard Wayof how it was made to the willingness to let it slip away through frivolous spe
Lessons That Must Be Learned the Hard Way
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
of how it was made to the willingness to let it slip away through frivolous spending and terrible investments. As Mark Twain put it: "A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to us than the 99 which we had to work for, and the... Read more
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FOX Business
Lessons That Must Be Learned the Hard Wayof how it was made to the willingness to let it slip away through frivolous spe
Lessons That Must Be Learned the Hard Way
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
of how it was made to the willingness to let it slip away through frivolous spending and terrible investments. As Mark Twain put it: "A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to us than the 99 which we had to work for, and the... Read more
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Glamsham.com
PHOTO ALERT! This AIRFILT actress will lift your senses with her seductive actis shedding her inhibitions while her further post mentioned, “ As quoted by my
PHOTO ALERT! This AIRFILT actress will lift your senses with her seductive act
Glamsham.com / Posted 6 days ago
is shedding her inhibitions while her further post mentioned, “ As quoted by my trusted companion, @madssees this morning, Mark Twain said that the only regrets we have are the things we don't do. I did something I'd never have dreamt of...an... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
PETE ON THE BEAT: England won, no matter what the statistics saytheir time compiling lists of useless information will have to find something e
PETE ON THE BEAT: England won, no matter what the statistics say
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
their time compiling lists of useless information will have to find something else to do than confirm the truth of the Mark Twain observation about the different types of lies – there are lies, damned lies and statistics. Does anybody,... Read more
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Market Watch
Obama tells a big whopper about his economic recordSTANFORD, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it d
Obama tells a big whopper about his economic record
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
STANFORD, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme,” quipped Mark Twain. For generations, political leaders have been lending credence to that observation, as they have attempted to shape their legacies, taking... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Heed Trump’s warning, not his stylepost-Orlando jeremiad fit the pattern, but the speech was a little like Wagner'
Heed Trump’s warning, not his style
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 7 days ago
post-Orlando jeremiad fit the pattern, but the speech was a little like Wagner's music as described in the famous Mark Twain line: Not as bad as it sounds. There is something so inherently inflammatory in Trump's delivery that he could... Read more
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ajc.com
Close-to-home cruises on America’s inland waterways and Great...Bourbon, blonde bombshells and behind-the-scenes tours of Mark Twain’s Hannibal
Close-to-home cruises on America’s inland waterways and Great...
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
Bourbon, blonde bombshells and behind-the-scenes tours of Mark Twain’s Hannibal hometown — cruises on America’s inland waterways and Great Lakes step up the fun factor this summer with themed voyages aboard several close-to-home cruise... Read more
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The Current
Campus Crime Report: June 10 to June 16from a bench on the east side of the Social Sciences & Business Building. June
Campus Crime Report: June 10 to June 16
The Current / Posted 8 days ago
from a bench on the east side of the Social Sciences & Business Building. June 16: At 4:40 p.m., a campus shuttle was involved in a minor accident with another vehicle on Mark Twain Drive. There was minor vehicle damage and no injuries were report... Read more
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