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Comment Re:Well, I guess I've got to watch it now. (Score 1) 356 356

Let me guess, you're up in arms due to the word 'shyster'. Try select, right click, Search for ...

Note the relevant bit: Various false etymologies have suggested an anti-Semitic origin, but there is no proof for that.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S...

Etymology

The etymology of the word is not generally agreed upon. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary says it is based on the German Scheißer (literally "shitter" but also used to refer to deceivers),[1] but the Oxford English Dictionary describes it as "of obscure origin", possibly deriving from a historical sense of "shy" meaning disreputable.[2] Various false etymologies have suggested an anti-Semitic origin, but there is no proof for that.[3] One source claims that the term originated in Philadelphia in 1843 from a disreputable attorney named "Schuster."[4]

Comment Re:Do a prenup (Score 2, Insightful) 447 447

If both party's motives are pure, they should have no problem with one.

Well, if someone asks for a pre-nup he or she is already considering divorce to be a event with a rather high likelyhood. Is it really smart to marry someone who considers divorce a likely event?

It means nothing of the sort. It means they understand that life isn't a fairy tale, that anything is possible in human relations and that includes divorce, like it or not. Is it really smart to marry someone who lives in a fantasy land where bad things like divorce don't happen? Or worse, just don't happen to them because they're somehow special? Likelihood isn't the issue. Possibility is. Its always possible.

Comment The answer: More Windmills... (Score 1) 405 405

If they really want to bring in the masses, the PGA should switch to much smaller courses with less walking (say, something that fits near a mall) and lots of obstacles like Windmills and Castles and little bridges and slopes and ... wait, there's something familiar about this...

When some people discover the truth, they just can't understand why everybody isn't eager to hear it.

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