The strange wistfulness of used bookshops.
“In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they aren’t.” —Yogi Berra.
The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self.
NATIONAL LOTTERY DAY If you’re feeling extra lucky on July 17th, it might be because it’s National Lottery Day! Celebrate the way lotteries contribute to local and state programs. Historically, lotteries date back to the 15th century. Interestingly, early lotteries were known to fund village needs. These needs would include strengthening defenses of a village […]
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A well-known sentence or phrase, typically one that is associated with a particular famous person.
An advertising slogan.
Synonyms: saying, quotation, quote, slogan, motto, catchword, watchword, byword, buzzword, tag line, mantra
Gazumping occurs when a seller (especially of property) accepts an oral offer (a promise to purchase) on the property from one potential buyer, but then accepts a higher offer from someone else. It can also refer to the seller raising the asking price or asking for more money at the last minute, after previously orally agreeing to a lower one…
Read More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gazumping
“Read my Lips – no new taxes”
Who: American presidential candidate George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention as he accepted the nomination on August 18
Read More… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/By_Jingo
The man on the Clapham omnibus is a hypothetical reasonable person, used by the courts in English law where it is necessary to decide whether a party has acted as a reasonable person would – for example, in a civil action for negligence. The man on the Clapham omnibus is a reasonably educated and intelligent but nondescript person, against whom the defendant’s conduct can be measured.