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I want patience and I want it now.

Also, I find that nostalgia isn't what it used to be.

Laziness is what gets me out of bed in the morning.

正宗で大根を切る。

言い出しっぺ。

Some of the smartest things people have ever said:

No language makes perfect sense. — John McWhorter

Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering. — Carl Jung

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. — George Santayana

Tactics is knowing what to do when there is something to do. Strategy is knowing what to do when there is nothing to do. — Savielly Tartakower

One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision — Bertrand Russell

Every good thing that happens in your life is a gift. — Yours Truly

If you can't practice self-denial, all you're left with is denial. — Ibid.


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answered Term that describes when only one option was requested, but more were offered
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comment Does a phrase “I'm gonna raise a whim flag on this one” make any sense?
I now think this is a perfectly valid question, and that @keshlam has pointed us toward the answer; still, it would be nice to see more context, so that we may determine whether the hypothesis is true.
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comment Does a phrase “I'm gonna raise a whim flag on this one” make any sense?
I think keshlam has discovered the truth of the matter. What it looks like to me is that "raise a whim flag" is a case where whim is an OCR fumbling of white. We see a lot of that these days when print sources are transferred to digital media without adult supervision.
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reviewed No Action Needed Why do I want to say “the iPhone” instead of just “iPhone”?
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comment What is the meaning of this expression “scream with sth”?
@tchrist: As are the Star Wars prequels themselves.
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comment What is the meaning of this expression “scream with sth”?
The with here is a preposition linking the verb to an attendant emotion (excitement, fear, etc.).
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