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I’ll have some steak. With my shoes off, of course.

The day I wore a burgundy bowling shirt and forest green pantaloons.



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NIIOMTPLABOPARMBETZHELBETRABSBOMONIMONKONOTDTEKHSTROMONT (Нииомтплабопармбетзелбетрабсбомонимонконотдтехстромонт) – a 56-letter initialism (54 in Cyrillic) from the Concise Dictionary of Soviet Terminology meaning “The laboratory for shuttering, reinforcement, concrete and ferroconcrete operations for composite-monolithic and monolithic constructions of the Department of the Technology of Building-assembly operations of the Scientific Research Institute of the Organization for building mechanization and technical aid of […]

from Philosophy of Furniture by Edgar Allen Poe (1840) “In the internal decoration, if not in the external architecture of their residences, the English are supreme. The Italians have but little sentiment beyond marbles and colours. In France, meliora probant, deteriora sequuntur – the people are too much a race of gadabouts to maintain those […]