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Dr. Medulla wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 8:23am
I don't get it. The guy's an award-winning composer apparently. He certainly has heard of Shakespeare? Is he trying to be funny? Or just being contrary?

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Olaf wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 10:56am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
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I don't get it. The guy's an award-winning composer apparently. He certainly has heard of Shakespeare? Is he trying to be funny? Or just being contrary?
He may be familiar with Shakespeare but he hasn't read Hamlet.
I don't doubt though that people could be dropping Shakespeare references I don't get because I've only read a handful of things.
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Olaf wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 10:56am
I don't get it. The guy's an award-winning composer apparently. He certainly has heard of Shakespeare? Is he trying to be funny? Or just being contrary?
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 12:40pm
Olaf wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 10:56am
I don't get it. The guy's an award-winning composer apparently. He certainly has heard of Shakespeare? Is he trying to be funny? Or just being contrary?
Never underestimate the ignorance of others and their eagerness to trumpet it while seeking to dunk on others publicly.
In what context was it quoted? ( not Shakespeare I know that one 😉).

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101Walterton wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 5:35pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 12:40pm
Olaf wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 10:56am
I don't get it. The guy's an award-winning composer apparently. He certainly has heard of Shakespeare? Is he trying to be funny? Or just being contrary?
Never underestimate the ignorance of others and their eagerness to trumpet it while seeking to dunk on others publicly.
In what context was it quoted? ( not Shakespeare I know that one 😉).
Sorry, no idea.
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Isnt that phrase part of the english lexicon or whatever ?

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revbob wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 8:48pm
Isnt that phrase part of the english lexicon or whatever ?
The Skaespeare quote is yes I just don't know the circumstances under which it was quoted on this occassion.

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101Walterton wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 9:02pm
revbob wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 8:48pm
Isnt that phrase part of the english lexicon or whatever ?
The Skaespeare quote is yes I just don't know the circumstances under which it was quoted on this occassion.
I agree this would be good to know. Though that reaction just seems super dumb, no matter what the context of the quote was.

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Olaf wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 8:24am
101Walterton wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 9:02pm
revbob wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 8:48pm
Isnt that phrase part of the english lexicon or whatever ?
The Skaespeare quote is yes I just don't know the circumstances under which it was quoted on this occassion.
I agree this would be good to know. Though that reaction just seems super dumb, no matter what the context of the quote was.
Do you think Ken hadn’t read the book then 😉

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101Walterton wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 4:50pm
Olaf wrote:
24 Jun 2020, 8:24am
101Walterton wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 9:02pm
revbob wrote:
23 Jun 2020, 8:48pm
Isnt that phrase part of the english lexicon or whatever ?
The Skaespeare quote is yes I just don't know the circumstances under which it was quoted on this occassion.
I agree this would be good to know. Though that reaction just seems super dumb, no matter what the context of the quote was.
Do you think Ken hadn’t read the book then 😉
All I know is he was in a rotten state when he wrote that.

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Heard on CBC radio this morning an American journalist (didn't catch the name) describe the US as like the Soviet Union in the 80s—septuagenarian leaders, corrupt elections, and lines to get into grocery stores with bare spots on the shelves.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jul 2020, 10:04am
Heard on CBC radio this morning an American journalist (didn't catch the name) describe the US as like the Soviet Union in the 80s—septuagenarian leaders, corrupt elections, and lines to get into grocery stores with bare spots on the shelves.
Ive seen no lines to get into grocery stores.

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revbob wrote:
04 Jul 2020, 11:53am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jul 2020, 10:04am
Heard on CBC radio this morning an American journalist (didn't catch the name) describe the US as like the Soviet Union in the 80s—septuagenarian leaders, corrupt elections, and lines to get into grocery stores with bare spots on the shelves.
Ive seen no lines to get into grocery stores.
Really? We've had to stand in line for our neighbourhood grocery store and pharmacy. It's been that way since shit went sideways.
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