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October 17th, 2002

Translation dangers [Oct. 17th, 2002|08:06 am]
Peter Sheil
These are the nominees for the Chevy Nova Award. This is given
in honor of the GM's fiasco in trying to market this car in
Central and South America. "No va" means, in Spanish, "No go."
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Quotes of the day [Oct. 17th, 2002|08:42 am]
Peter Sheil
Number 3 seems quite appropriate at the moment, don't you think?

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

No problem is so formidable that you can't walk away from it.
Charles M. Schulz

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
David Friedman

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Sir Richard Steele
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