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Old 03-03-2011, 07:30 PM   #111
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Well, it has been "a blast" reading these, but it is time to "put on the old feedbag" now. I'll be back in "three shakes of a lamb's tail."

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Old 03-04-2011, 01:06 AM   #112
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"I'm starving," too, but it's late so I'd better "hit the sack," so "nighty night."
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Old 03-04-2011, 02:09 AM   #113
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*Yawn* I'm "too pooped to pop." Good night!

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Old 03-04-2011, 05:48 AM   #114
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Time for me to hit the hay as well.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:52 AM   #115
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Old 03-04-2011, 08:00 AM   #116
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Old 03-04-2011, 12:08 PM   #117
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Yes, but "the second mouse gets the cheese."
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Old 03-04-2011, 02:27 PM   #118
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Yeah, but it ain't over "until the fat lady sings."
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Old 03-04-2011, 04:51 PM   #119
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however sometimes it is over in "a new york minute"
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:23 AM   #120
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I remember once I was in-processing a young Korean bride. I did really, realy well in that I knew how to say hello (I've forgotten now!), knew that most Koreans like orange flavored drinks (sent one of my airmen down to the machine I knew had orange pop). Did OK until someone said something about breaking a record! This gal's English wasn't bad at all (a heck of a lot better than my 6 or 7 words of Korean!), but there I was, trying to explain that, no, we weren't going to break any (then vinyl) records. I think learning idioms is the hardest thing when trying to learn a new language. When I would have said, "That'll happen when aitch-ee-double hocky sticks freezes over" (I don't want to get bleeked) a German girlfriend of mine would say something about when the statue on the bridge smiles (she was from Nurenburg).
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