What are you reading?

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  1. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    I think you mistook trees for grass? Or maybe he just got back from one of those DEF Jam recording artists wilderness expeditions.

    Grass? Are you from the 60's?

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=trees
     


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    Grass? Are you from the 60's?

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=trees


    One day I hope to be reborn in the 60's. And, I've never heard 'trees' used in place of 'grass' as a euphemism for pot which is, funnily enough, also a euphemism for marijuana.
     


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    One day I hope to be reborn in the 60's. And, I've never heard 'trees' used in place of 'grass' as a euphemism for pot which is, funnily enough, also a euphemism for marijuana.

    Well you are extremely ill-informed. That you have not heard of something comes as no great surprise. [​IMG]
     


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    Well you are extremely ill-informed. That you have not heard of something comes as no great surprise. [​IMG]

    Knave! Draw your sword! Let the edge of this blade be the justice that imprisons your soul!
     


  5. Tokyo Slim

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    Knave! Draw your sword! Let the edge of this blade be the justice that imprisons your soul!

    You make me laugh. HA!

    I spit on the memory of your ancestors.
     


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    You make me laugh. HA!

    I spit on the memory of your ancestors.


    Alas, you are forgiven. Let your spit be the water that rejuvenates my ancestors ghosts!
     


  7. Tokyo Slim

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    Alas, you are forgiven. Let your spit be the water that rejuvenates my ancestors ghosts!

    I accept your cowardice as an apology and an admission of my general superiority over you and of all you know and possess.

    Do not rase my ire, lest I smite you insensible with one fell blow of my duke.
     


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    Have you thought about what you might think it means? My fingers are itching to look up the significance of it, but my brain is telling me not to.

    I'm not above looking it up, especially since I haven't read the book since college. Benjy's mentally challenged consciousness associates smells with concepts, it seems. Caddy smelled like trees until she lost her virginity, which upset Benjy. I guess he associated that smell with her purity. The question remains, though. Why would she smell like trees when she was a virgin but not after?
     


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    I accept your cowardice as an apology and an admission of my general superiority over you and of all you know and possess.

    Do not rase my ire, lest I smite you insensible with one fell blow of my duke.


    bahahaha. I just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed that exchange. Must do again.

    I'm not above looking it up, especially since I haven't read the book since college. Benjy's mentally challenged consciousness associates smells with concepts, it seems. Caddy smelled like trees until she lost her virginity, which upset Benjy. I guess he associated that smell with her purity. The question remains, though. Why would she smell like trees when she was a virgin but not after?

    Hmm, thanks. Now I'm wondering why he chose trees to represent a woman's virtue. Because in my opinion, trees aren't virtuous at all. Always taking to bed every night birds and squirrels. With the latter always having at their nuts.
     


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    I am reading " to kill a mocking bird" so far it is a real yawner
     


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    bahahaha. I just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed that exchange. Must do again.

    A++++++ Would banter with again!
     


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    When Markets Collide

    By Mohamed El-Erian

    Great Book!!!
     


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    I am reading " to kill a mocking bird" so far it is a real yawner

    Watch the movie with Gregory Peck. It's really good.
     


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    Clancy Martin's "How to Sell."

    Great coming of age book that I could see a lot of people on here enjoying. John Updike-ish; Its a quick read, and I highly recommend looking it up.
     


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    I'm still working on 1984. I just can't seem to get into it.
     


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