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Stan Rogers song, "Your Laker's Back in Town"
"...the receipt of reason/ A limbeck only" Lady Macbeth
A John Denver song says "it took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick"
Rem Acu Tetigisti
A 1963 episode of The Avengers, said in response to: "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"
Louise Gluck's poem All Hallows: "piled at the roadside/among cinquefoil"
It is the name of group of therapists in Ithaca, NY
From "Prince Lestat" latest book in The Vampire Chronicles.
Steven Pinker's book, The Sense of Style.
The synagogue invited me to a get-together to nosh.
A Terry Pratchett book called the Science of Discworld
I've been making this for years, and now I know how to pronounce it properly!
"Mountain lions were extirpated from New Jersey in the 1800s." (NJ Herald)
In "The Newsroom," Leona mentions the definition during a boardroom scene.
I was reading about President Obama issuing a "fiat" on "illegal immigrants."
On a high school football playoff schedule, one game was listed as a contingency.
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