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  1. Standard memberSeitse
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    18 Feb '16 22:15
    Here's an old idea with a new twist Thread 167580
  2. Standard membervivify
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    20 Feb '16 05:03
    Originally posted by FMF
    ...or so Ponderable and Salomon tell us.

    But surely ~ together ~ we can think of some things that [b]are
    new?[/b]
    In post sure Slogan would've thought an iPad, PS4 and an airplane were completely different from anything in his time.
  3. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    20 Feb '16 07:08
    Originally posted by FMF
    ...or so Ponderable and Salomon tell us.

    But surely ~ together ~ we can think of some things that [b]are
    new?[/b]
    Originally posted by FMF
    "There is nothing new under the sun..."

    Once again, an attribution please?
  4. SubscriberFMF
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    20 Feb '16 07:20
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Originally posted by FMF
    "There is nothing new under the sun..."

    Once again, an attribution please?
    Somebody said it to me on the phone.
  5. Standard memberGambrel
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    20 Feb '16 12:44
    Ecclesiastes 1:9
    “The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.”

    King James Version (KJV)
  6. SubscriberFMF
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    21 Feb '16 06:49
    Originally posted by FMF
    But surely ~ together ~ we can think of some things that [b]are new?[/b]
    This has been reported recently. Numerous witty puns written by Shakepeare no longer raise a laugh (or they go unnoticed) because English pronunciation was different in his day than it is now.

    The Time (UK) http://tinyurl.com/jf9kx4z
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