…But the truth is that the vast majority of people who troll the Internet's byways are there in search of social interaction, not just sterile information.
…But if it's only existence of the 1-1 mapping that is supposed to be the ‘paradox,’ you could get that without all the rigamarole just by drawing radii.
CompuServe poster Bill Snyder
I did not come here, as you are assured, to gloat.
Marj Simpson, from Simpsons cartoon
…but the second set of directions has a hortatory tone about it.
…So it behooves us to be aware of the difference — sometimes a subtle difference — between cause-and-effect reasoning and antecedent-consequence reasoning.
…to create a more equitable policy of taxation…
All [political] candidates lie — in a technical sense — every time they read a speech they paid someone else to write…. But the voters have become inured to such petty fabrications.
unflagging pursue of excellence.
Answering the why question often involves us in trying to persuade others that our hypothesis about why something happened is a plausible, if not an incontrovertible, one.
The cosmic interloper was completely vaporized…[pointing to the comic that extinguished Dinas]
Allegations of gunrunning in Australia and money laundering in Canada and Europe.
Rather than the crude, lumbering gesticulations of the stage-trained actors who were the staples of early films, Griffith began using youthful newcomers untrammeled by years of barnstorming and emphasized Representation.
…when he claimed that his computer was “extremely easy to manufacture and to service,” a baldly disingenuous statement we know now…
Steve Jobs and his minions had succeeded masterfully in stoking outside expectations by keeping details [of NeXT computer] secret…
…In haste and stammering he performed his part,/ And looked the rage that rankled in his heart.
The Parish Register by George Crabbe
Three stories that begin as clichés but soon go wild and wily.
America's pandemic obesity — 33% of U.S. adults …[are] overweight.
…A poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company…