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  •  Never heard that, "Ride on!" Good one. I miss (2+ / 0-)
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    suesue, blue muon

    that "right on....." well, kind of. Like "Far out" - had a friend who changed it to: "Farm out."

    "extreme concentration of income is incompatible with real democracy.... the truth is that the whole nature of our society is at stake." Paul Krugman

    by Gorette on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 07:20:18 AM PST

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    •  I still like to... (5+ / 0-)

      ...throw out the occasional "groovy" to make sure people are paying attention.

      I feel like I'm taking crazy pills!

      by itsjim on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 08:40:20 AM PST

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    •  We had several phrase perversions back in the (2+ / 0-)
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      Gorette, blue muon

      sixties...

      Right Arm
      Farm Out
      Right Around
      Out of State

      Liberals: Taking crap for being right since before you were born. - Driftglass (and the amazing Professional Left Podcast at http://professionalleft.blogspot.com/)

      by briefer on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 10:20:39 AM PST

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      •  Always wondered if the farm out was local. (1+ / 0-)
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        briefer

        You weren't around Belmont, MA back then, were you?

        "extreme concentration of income is incompatible with real democracy.... the truth is that the whole nature of our society is at stake." Paul Krugman

        by Gorette on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 02:25:28 PM PST

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        •  Nope. Oklahoma. [I know! I'm still there.] (2+ / 0-)
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          blue muon, Gorette

          I still use the phrase 'farm out, dude,' much to the embarrassment of my kids.

          Liberals: Taking crap for being right since before you were born. - Driftglass (and the amazing Professional Left Podcast at http://professionalleft.blogspot.com/)

          by briefer on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 03:00:27 PM PST

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