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message 1: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) Great story this morning on NPR on the origins of "eeny meeny miny mo": http://www.npr.org/2015/04/26/4023538...#


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Marc (monkeelino) | 2592 comments Mod
That's a fun backstory! Thanks for sharing :)


message 3: by Lily (new)

Lily (joy1) | 2465 comments A story I just encountered:

"Liu Xiaobo Is Locked Up in China, and Locked Out of the Translation of a Paul Auster Novel" May 20, 2015

http://www.pen.org/press-clip/2015/05...


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Did you know that Cervantes and Shakespeare did not die on the same day as supposed?


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Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot is not religious, though repetitive. To me, it is all about humanism and politics.


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Greg wrote: "Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot is not religious, though repetitive. To me, it is all about humanism and politics."

To me, it is all about Estragon taking his shoes off. Is that his name? I'm an Irishwoman, I know who wears no shoes. None of us in the beginning, and none of us in the end.


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