Monthly Archives: July 2014

Kayfabe

A word from pro rasslin’ meaning portraying staged events as real.

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On oracles.

Give an opinion that is simple, sensible and unambiguously presented. Henry “Bombastic” Bushkin on Lew Wasserman.

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“If you sit by the river long enough,

the dead body of your enemy will come floating down the river.” Chinese aphorism.  

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“Nothing – nothing – is guaranteed.”

Ameer Abdullah, University of Nebraska football player.

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Johnny Carson

“Cornhuskers never complain. I love’em all. Tough as nails. Whiners wouldn’t last there a year.”  Source: Henry Bushkin, “Johnny Carson.”  

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“You remember what is important to you.”

Tom Osborne, championship football coach, Congressman, athletic director and humanitarian. The context was that the interviewer remarked about Osborne’s ability to recall the names of hundreds of players, their parents, siblings and high school coaches over many years. The above … Continue reading

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“Life is tough,

but it is tougher when you are stupid.”   John Wayne

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