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My friend just died. I don’t know what to do.

Someone on reddit wrote the following heartfelt plea online: “My friend just died. I don’t know what to do.” Many people responded with words of encouragement, but one response in particular, by an older gentlemen, really stood out… Alright, here goes. I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived …

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Meanings of Famous Phrases

picture of George Washington

In George Washington's days, there were no cameras. One's image was either sculpted or painted.  Some paintings of George Washington showed him standing behind a desk with one arm behind his back while others showed both legs and both arms.  Prices charged by painters were not based on how many people were to be painted, but by how many limbs were to be painted. Arms and legs are 'limbs,' therefore painting them would cost the buyer more. Hence the expression, 'Okay, but it'll cost you an arm and a leg.'   

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A Dose of Positive Attitude

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-- Author Unknown

Michael is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and always has something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, "If I were any better, I would be twins!" He was a natural motivator. If an employee was having a bad day, Michael was there telling the employee how to look on the positive side of the situation.

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