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Seashells

But it is important what we make of these stories. What meaning we find in them, as wanderers by the seashore find first one shell, then another, and then form them into a chain of their own making.

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Ha, ha, you lose!

Booth Person: I’d say… 53 years old and 420 pounds.

Homer: Ha, ha, you lose! 36 and 239!

Marriage Fidelity in Ancient Greece

In The Odyssey, Homer unintentionally illustrated the disparity between male and female expectations of marriage fidelity. While Penelope, Odysseus’ wife, was expected to remain faithful to him even though he was presumed dead, Odysseus was apparently free to form sexual relationships with any woman. 645 more words

The Simpsons debut as a series

The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a working-class lifestyle epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart (a 10-year-old troublemaker), Lisa ( a precocious 8-yar-old activist) and Maggie (the baby of the family who rarely speaks, but communicates by sucking on a pacifier); and pets of a dog named Santa’s Little Helper and a cat named Snowball. 141 more words

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I'll Tell You A Secret. Something They Don't Teach You On Your Internet...

Writing can be a very lonely business; between working on my thesis, trying to write a novel, and coming up with three articles a week for our blog I spend a lot of time writing, which directly translates to many hours alone, staring at a blank screen in frustration. 392 more words

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