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Third World Quotes (35 quotes)

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December 20, at am Uncategorized. Actually, I have as much English ancestry as Irish, despite my very ethnic name. Really, I am a typically American mongrel from way back. On the other hand, my very Irish name gives me a sympathy with the Irish, who really did suffer great hardship under the British. So while my DNA may be as mixed as they come, and the most tardy of my ancestors arrived in the US by , making me about as un-hyphenated American as they come, the fact of my name makes me feel like an Irish-American. One of my tea companions reads my blog and I hope he will forgive me for my lack of full disclosure at the time.

In tropical climes there are certain times of day When all the citizens retire to tear their clothes off and perspire. It's one of the rules that the greatest fools obey, Because the sun is much too sultry And one must avoid its ultry-violet ray. The natives grieve when the white men leave their huts, Because they're obviously, definitely nuts! In the Philippines they have lovely screens to protect you from the glare. In the Malay States, there are hats like plates which the Britishers won't wear.

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Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. Why did the expression mad dogs and Englishmen in Sun start? I was born in the States - so this is new -- also pairs and stairs. Report Abuse. Are you sure that you want to delete this answer?

Joseph Rudyard Kipling 30 December — 18 January was an English journalist , short-story writer, poet and novelist, born in India. In , he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature , making him the first English language writer to receive the prize, and he remains today its youngest-ever recipient. Now this is the Law of the Jungle—as old and as true as the sky; And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die. As the creeper that girdles the tree trunk, the Law runneth forward and back; For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack. Wikipedia has an article about: Rudyard Kipling.

When I was a boy, my mother said something to me. Dogs get mad. People get angry. Mad is a word that has a connection to insanity. Mad, or madness, equals insanity or rabid, as in what a dog goes through when inflicted with rabies.

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  1. [cf Page , line 3] "and we walk as though we were mad - or English." Kipling forestalled Noel Coward's "Mad dogs and Englishmen".

  2. the title of Noel Cowards' song "Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the The origin of that expresstion is from Rudyard Kipling who once.

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