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Karenina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-21-07 04:26 PM
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7. Something I have observed over decades
is that those who loudly proclaim that THEY "pulled themselves up" CONSISTENTLY fail to credit those who gave them a "leg up" along the way.
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  - "pulling yourself up by your boot straps" blues90  Apr-21-07 02:27 PM   #0 
  - Take heart  magellan   Apr-21-07 02:33 PM   #1 
  - Whoever Invented That Phrase Obviously FAILED Freshman Physics  AndyTiedye   Apr-21-07 02:50 PM   #2 
  - (or pull yourself right off your feet and onto your ass on the floor). .n/t  annabanana   Apr-21-07 04:23 PM   #6 
  - I used to say that all through the 80s.  Jamastiene   Apr-21-07 03:21 PM   #3 
  - Ahh! The Republican motto: "You're on your own."  elocs   Apr-21-07 03:43 PM   #4 
  - My supervisor is a republican.  HypnoToad   Apr-21-07 04:35 PM   #9 
  - Short note from a Katrina survivor re: bootstraps.  frustrated_lefty   Apr-21-07 04:20 PM   #5 
  - Something I have observed over decades  Karenina   Apr-21-07 04:26 PM   #7 
  - Stripped, Americans spat on in the process, and then the people who get them showing  HypnoToad   Apr-21-07 04:33 PM   #8 
  - Dennis Prager says ...  butterfly77   Apr-21-07 05:50 PM   #10 

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