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Hobbit Sayings: soup

 ‘What shall we do, what shall we do!’ he cried. ‘Escaping goblins to be caught by wolves!’ he said, and it became a proverb, though we now say ‘out of the frying-pan into the fire’ in the same sort of uncomfortable situations.

Emersonisms IX

*We were having lunch with a family friend who was getting to know the kids. She had the sweet idea to play a game of “what’s your favorite”. 667 more words


Taking Things Literally

You know those sayings that could be taken literally? ..well I act out what would happen if some of those were taken literally!


Look close. If it doesn’t sound true, it isn’t. There’s always a reason for what people say, but usually it’s not the reason they think. – Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingslover

Book Quotes

Three Worth Repeating (2015)

1. Special words.
2. Special sayings.
3. Special quotes.
Grand writing fare-
To share.


Hobbit Sayings: appetizer

Richard Blackwelder collected some of his favorite wise sayings in “Tolkien Phraseology”, a booklet companion to his thesaurus.  In honor of his method, I will share a few tidbits I found as I meandered this path. 44 more words