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05-17-2024, 01:07 PM
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RE: Extra Credit Questions
Quote:Finally, a statement made by you with which I absolutely agree.

Well, David, I guess it's true that even a blind hog finds an acorn every now and then.

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05-17-2024, 01:31 PM
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RE: Extra Credit Questions
(05-17-2024 01:07 PM)Rob Wick Wrote:  
Quote:Finally, a statement made by you with which I absolutely agree.

Well, David, I guess it's true that even a blind hog finds an acorn every now and then.

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Who are you comparing to a "blind hog"? You, me, or both?

"So very difficult a matter is it to trace and find out the truth of anything by history." -- Plutarch
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05-17-2024, 03:02 PM
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RE: Extra Credit Questions
Not to be nit-picky (why start now)
I believe the correct expression is "even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while"

https://www.amazon.com/Blind-Squirrel-Fi...th=1&psc=1

So when is this "Old Enough To Know Better" supposed to kick in?
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05-17-2024, 03:21 PM
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Quote:Who are you comparing to a "blind hog"? You, me, or both?

Part of being a genius is maintaining some mystery in life.

Quote:I believe the correct expression is "even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while"

Depends on where you're from.

https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/eve...w+and+then

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