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RieM  Identity Verified
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Feb 12, 2009

Hi all,

Something that caught my ears and heart yesterday:


http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=100510986&ps=cprs

Talk of the Nation, February 11, 2009 · Can you sum up your love life in exactly six words? Hundreds of famous and not-so-famous authors rose to the challenge for Smith magazine's Six-Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak....


Happy Valentine's Day!

Rie


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Derek Gill Franßen  Identity Verified
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NPR is awesome! Feb 12, 2009

...and I absolutely love the fact that I can listen to it where I live (in Germany), since their shows are also streamed on the Internet (see http://www.npr.org/audiohelp/progstream.html ).


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Lingua 5B  Identity Verified
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Haiku Feb 12, 2009

These remind me of haiku poems, by structure and tone.

Cute.

I particularly prefer the writing which is concise + precise.

Here is one from me :

Put the damn toilet seat down.


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