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Forum: SLC 20 April 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 229,417
Posted By Lainie
Yes it is. I'm glad she moved back here before...

Yes it is. I'm glad she moved back here before she got this news, just because the money will go so much farther here.
Forum: SLC 20 April 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 229,417
Posted By Lainie
My daughter received some good financial news...

My daughter received some good financial news that has gone far to allay her anxiety and mine. She'll be able to take care of some immediate priorities (paying off debt, buying a modest used car),...
Forum: SLC 18 April 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Lainie
:lol: Just saw this. They do like to hang out in...

:lol: Just saw this. They do like to hang out in the tub, but the width is for me. :-)
Forum: Rantidote 18 April 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 50,276
Posted By Lainie
Once a woman in front of me in a revolving door...

Once a woman in front of me in a revolving door caught a glimpse of herself, apparently noticed a stray hair sticking up, and briefly stopped walking as she reached up to tidy it. Fortunately she...
Forum: SLC 16 April 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 32,243
Posted By Lainie
Cheeto died early Friday morning. We knew the end...

Cheeto died early Friday morning. We knew the end was coming, and in fact had already scheduled in-home euthanasia for later that morning.

I miss him, but I'm doing okay. I'm glad it happened...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 April 2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By Lainie
"World studies" may have been a broad social...

"World studies" may have been a broad social studies class, combining history, geography, sociology. Those are fairly common in US schools IME, although more in elementary than in higher schools.
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Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,931
Posted By Lainie
The U.S. does not have an official language.

The U.S. does not have an official language.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,931
Posted By Lainie
I did...

I did (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1971696&postcount=46).
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By Lainie
You don't need to use the name or logo of the...

You don't need to use the name or logo of the Republican party to run as a Republican candidate. You just need to identify yourself as a Republican, and (in some cases) win a Republican primary.
Forum: SLC 13 April 2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 26,382
Posted By Lainie
Wild ducks are, AFAIK, all migratory birds. They...

Wild ducks are, AFAIK, all migratory birds. They don't waddle north and south. :) Of course they can fly.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 April 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By Lainie
Forget the headline and those worse. The...

Forget the headline and those worse. The ignorance of history described in the article is very concerning to me. I'd be troubled if I thought that were being dismissed.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 April 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 251,276
Posted By Lainie
Me either.

Me either.
Forum: Rantidote 12 April 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 33,834
Posted By Lainie
I'm very cautious about joining groups with large...

I'm very cautious about joining groups with large lobbying footprints, because I'm wary of unintentionally supporting them in lobbying for something I oppose.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 April 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Lainie
Color me shocked, shocked, that Enquirer readers...

Color me shocked, shocked, that Enquirer readers would skew Trump-ward. :lol:
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 April 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,931
Posted By Lainie
The ones we don't have because of the behavior...

The ones we don't have because of the behavior you're talking about. You and I do not disagree on this point.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 April 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,931
Posted By Lainie
Here's a quote (bolding mine): "Some...

Here's a quote (bolding mine):



"Some of the people on the Right" -- not "all the people on the right," and not "everyone who ever voted Republican."

ETA: Also, the last time I checked, c_h...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 April 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,931
Posted By Lainie
It also makes it impossible to work with your...

It also makes it impossible to work with your opposition toward a shared goal, because you've trained your supporters to consider that a betrayal.

And, of course, this applies to both sides...
Forum: Rantidote 11 April 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 50,276
Posted By Lainie
I've seen people nearly hit multiple times while...

I've seen people nearly hit multiple times while crossing the street legally and *not* needling anyone. It may have made me a bit fatalistic.

Given my back and neck issues, if a car so much as...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 April 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By Lainie
Love the congratulatory tweet from Trump, who I'm...

Love the congratulatory tweet from Trump, who I'm guessing is a big part of why Ryan made the decision.
Forum: Social Studies 11 April 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By Lainie
St. Alia, the Cosby Show ran from 1984-1992,...

St. Alia, the Cosby Show ran from 1984-1992, according to IMDB.

I Spy was a 60s drama starring Cosby and Robert Culp as spies who traveled the world. Their cover was that Culp was a tennis player...
Forum: Rantidote 11 April 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 24,108
Posted By Lainie
My daughter and I were just talking about this...

My daughter and I were just talking about this last night! Same thing happens when I get out of the tub.

ETA re: Trading Spaces, I watched one of the new episodes. Hildi covered the walls -- and...
Forum: Business Bytes 11 April 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,504
Posted By Lainie
IMO, eliminating driver's ed class in high school...

IMO, eliminating driver's ed class in high school curricula was a mistake.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 11 April 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 115,045
Posted By Lainie
"I don't really know how to work these...

"I don't really know how to work these yet."
Forum: Social Studies 11 April 2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By Lainie
Especially since the difference between...

Especially since the difference between Polanski's crime and Cosby's crimes is that Polanski's victim was a child.
Forum: Rantidote 11 April 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,700
Posted By Lainie
Do you have a cite for that? IDK what the law is...

Do you have a cite for that? IDK what the law is in Ohio re: domestic violence offenders owning guns, but IMU Ohio domestic violence laws apply whether you're married to the person you battered or...
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