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You’ve Got to Wonder What His Definition of Marxist Is

My definition of MARXIST is a global mesh of leading-edge platforms. My definition of REVOLUTIONARY is the efficient restoration of goal-oriented technologies in B2B market relations. My definition of the VANGUARD is a dynamic cultivation of performance-based assessment standards. My definition of RESISTANCE is futile. My definition of

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Top 5 Up To Stories In 2014 News

Seen on Twitter: “Email marketing has an ROI of up to 4300% (Source: HubSpot)” “Up to” is a wonderfully useful statistical phrase for people promoting flimsy schemes. “Up to” doesn’t promise that a number will be accurate for everybody, or even approachable by most people.

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Oh, All Right: I Admit I Am Actually Quite Amazing

This morning brings a bouquet of admissions to my eyes: Some admissions regard other people: Scaredhuman of Daily Kos on Hillary Clinton: “Hillary Rodham Clinton understands issues from the most visionary and abstract level right down to the most detailed level. Admittedly, a ‘policy wonk,’

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Finding Metzli

Let us speak of Metzli, the… Metzli the mysterious. What is Metzli? A. A double-breasted wool coat for women, inspired by military designers, dry clean-only. B. The species name of large moth in the genus Automeris with prominent false eye spots on its wings to

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Apoptosis

A*pop*to*sis -noun 1 the distinctive odor associated with single-parent families 2 cell death as a normal consequence of drinking high fructose sparkling beverages

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Why Is There No Opposite Of Analogy?

Tonight, I have discovered a gap in the poetic imagination of the English language. Children in the United States and United Kingdom are taught that poetry often uses analogy, a form of metaphor that likens one thing to another thing. My love is like a

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Guygones

Guygones [gi-gonz]. plural noun. The trait of forgiveness when occurring in a relationship between two men. In case you’re curious, a meta-analysis appearing in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology concludes that women are more forgiving than men.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?