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Aphorisms/sayings

 


You know, Lord, sometimes words and sayings are downright fascinating. One wonders how some such phrases came about. Listening to conversations at a loving family reunion, a long while ago, these sayings were overheard:

Uncle Charlie: “I can not abide newspaper pies,” he said. His mother, on the other hand, thought that pies were not even fit for humans; “They are much too sweet!” she proclaimed. So, when it was absolutely necessary to MAKE pies, she made them as thin as possible. She actually had a pie tin — which is still in their family — that is the shallowest pie tin one c...



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