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#352925 - 08/10/11 12:52 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: BobKay]
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Touching story. Thanks for sharing. My grandmother was a German Jew, one of the few who managed to avoid concentration camps. She, like your friends mother was a great haggler. When you have survived as much as they have, haggling probably seems trivial.
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#352927 - 08/10/11 12:59 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: Ken.C]
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That reminds me of the TV series Firefly, where all of the cultures boiled down to 2 languages in the future, English and Chinese. Everyone spoke in English, but cussed in Chinese.

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#352930 - 08/10/11 03:23 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: CatBrat]
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Originally Posted By: CatBrat
That reminds me of the TV series Firefly, where all of the cultures boiled down to 2 languages in the future, English and Chinese. Everyone spoke in English, but cussed in Chinese.


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#352932 - 08/10/11 03:42 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: pmbuko]
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Great story, Bob. Thanks for sharing. smile
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#352933 - 08/10/11 04:37 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: Ajax]
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On a lighter note, we now present the Vatican's own Roman Decadent Period Revival Players and their production of The Wizard of Oz:

Et, tu, Dorothy?
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#352936 - 08/10/11 05:18 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: BobKay]
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Excellent story, Bob. Thank you very much for taking the time to share it.
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#352938 - 08/10/11 05:31 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: tomtuttle]
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I can't say it any better than Tom did. Thank you.
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#352942 - 08/10/11 09:45 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Thanks, Bob. I'm sorry to hear of his passing, but it sounds like quite a life to remember and celebrate.
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#352965 - 08/11/11 10:07 AM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: Ken.C]
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Probably the most interesting story I will read today. Thanks.
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#353146 - 08/15/11 02:06 PM Re: The Vatican Dumpster [Re: Murph]
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