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Things you just don't get

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by tiecollector, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    I don't get why Catholic funerals have to be so goddamn Jesusy.
     


  2. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    You have been to the wrong ones...

    The drinks are normally great after..
     


  3. zarathustra

    zarathustra Distinguished Member

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    Never been to a Southern Baptist funeral I take it?

    --- The reasoning I would have been given as a child.
     
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  4. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Stylish Dinosaur

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    When did the Red Sox become "the Sox?" It used to be that if you referred to "the Sox," you were referring unambiguously to the White Sox. (This is evidenced by the fact that the White Sox have almost always had "Sox" on their jerseys and/or hats.) When I was in time of youth, no one would dream of referring to the Red Sox that way.
     


  5. ter1413

    ter1413 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Ask your HR dept....
     


  6. rnoldh

    rnoldh Stylish Dinosaur

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  7. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    Everybody knows that the Red Sox are the Sux.
     


  8. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Stylish Dinosaur

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    Right, BoSox is what you'd say to refer to the Red Sox. But not just "the Sox." Until fairly recently, that is.
     


  9. MrG

    MrG Stylish Dinosaur

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    These are indeed next-level Jesusy.

    My grandmother, a good Southern Baptist, died three years ago June, and her eulogy was given by her minister. He talked for probably 20 minutes, and I'm pretty sure 15 of it was preaching. It was seriously like being at a Sunday service.
     


  10. ethanm

    ethanm Stylish Dinosaur

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    I find the Eucharist to be particularly disturbing at Christian funerals. It's like 'hey, your friend is dead. Let's pretend to drink the blood and eat this other dead guy.'
     


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    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    Who is Nina Dobrev? According to Zimbio she's supposed to be my 'celebrity girlfriend'
     


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    acidboy Stylish Dinosaur

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    The White Sox are still a team?
     


  14. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    That'll go over well...
     


  15. imatlas

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    This comment just appeared in my FB feed. L'inc is not a FB friend. Is this irritating mode of posting a "thing"? I thought it was just l'inc's annoying schtick.

    "Someday, I will have the bespoke cowboy boots (high heels for men)."
     


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