[Homeroast] Sheldon does Kopi OT

Ryan M. Ward silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 18 14:25:48 CST 2010


"I'm sitting in the smallest room of my house. I have your letter before me.
Soon it will be behind me." -- German composer Max Reeger to a music critic
who wrote a review of Reeger's work.

LMAO

That is good!


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Ryan M. Ward

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> From: phil.palmintere at gmail.com
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 22:59:03 -0800
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Sheldon does Kopi OT
> 
> As long as we're discussing quotations,  one of my favorites of all time:
> 
> "I'm sitting in the smallest room of my house. I have your letter before me.
> Soon it will be behind me." -- German composer Max Reeger to a music critic
> who wrote a review of Reeger's work.
> 
> Followed closely by:
> 
> "Bulshytt: Speech (typically but not necessarily commercial or political)
> that employs euphemism, convenient vagueness, numbing repetition, and other
> such rhetorical subterfuges to create the impression that something has been
> said."  -- Neal Stephenson, writing a dictionary definition in his novel
> "Anathem."
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com [mailto:homeroast-
> > bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On Behalf Of Robert Yoder
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 7:09 AM
> > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Sheldon does Kopi OT
> > 
> > 
> > Greetings, Archeobob,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks for the Sheldon link!
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Your quote struck me (it is compelling, I agree), and I did a little
> > 'digging' (research).
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Here's another quote (from a thread on Snopes.com):
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > In a letter to The Chicago Tribune (20 April 1971), John H. Collins,
> > Professor of History at Northern Illinois University, reported that the
> > following attribution to Cicero,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Quote:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, public
> > debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered
> > and controlled, assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest
> > Rome become bankrupt. The mobs should be forced to work and not depend
> > on government for subsistence.
> > actually originated in A Pillar of Iron (1965), Taylor Caldwell's
> > fictionalized account of the life of the senator. (In fact, Collins
> > noted that it was on page 483 of the edition he had in hand.)
> > 
> > Collins held that the alleged quotation "is totally without
> > documentation," and that "the great bulk of [Caldwell's] quotations are
> > false." He further observed that "[a] historical novelist has a perfect
> > right to put invented conversations and anecdotes into a novel, but
> > should not represent these inventions as authentic history."
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Ah well, the internet giveth; the internet taketh away.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Happy Roasting,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > From: archeobob at hotmail.com
> > > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > > Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 16:51:37 -0700
> > > Subject: [Homeroast] Sheldon does Kopi
> > >
> > > Yesterdays Sheldon cartoon does justice to the infamous cat bean.
> > 'Tis good for a laugh.
> > >
> > > http://www.sheldoncomics.com/archive/100214.html
> > >
> > > Bob [serving cat free coffee since 1995] in Parker CO
> > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > --------------------------------
> > > "The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled,
> > > public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be
> > > tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should
> > be
> > > curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work,
> > > instead of living on public assistance."
> > >
> > > - Cicero - 55 BC
> > >
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