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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:54 am 
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Goebbels "Diaries" from 1945. Found out he was probably the first person to use the term "Iron Curtain". I wonder if Churchill got the phrase from him.


Coincidentally the iron curtain was the nickname for my ex wife's nighty.....Impenetrable more often than not...... :mrgreen:

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Goebbels "Diaries" from 1945. Found out he was probably the first person to use the term "Iron Curtain". I wonder if Churchill got the phrase from him.


Coincidentally the iron curtain was the nickname for my ex wife's nighty.....Impenetrable more often than not...... :mrgreen:


Was your ex-wife over 68? Perhaps she coined the phrase? :wink:

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Caputh wrote:
Goebbels "Diaries" from 1945. Found out he was probably the first person to use the term "Iron Curtain". I wonder if Churchill got the phrase from him.


What a fucker. Have you read Gustave Gilbert's Nuremberg Diaries ? If not I would like to recommend it. Great read.

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Caputh wrote:
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Goebbels "Diaries" from 1945. Found out he was probably the first person to use the term "Iron Curtain". I wonder if Churchill got the phrase from him.


Coincidentally the iron curtain was the nickname for my ex wife's nighty.....Impenetrable more often than not...... :mrgreen:


Was your ex-wife over 68? Perhaps she coined the phrase? :wink:


She was born in "68" a product of the cold war BBBRRRRRRRR!

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She was born in "68" a product of the cold war BBBRRRRRRRR!

Sounds more like a product of the summer of love '67. :mrgreen:

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Just started Michael Crichton's "Prey"

(I found about 7 of his 1st edition hardbacks for $1 a piece last month, hence the repetitiveness of books here lately.)

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
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She was born in "68" a product of the cold war BBBRRRRRRRR!

Sounds more like a product of the summer of love '67. :mrgreen:


Met in 84, married in 86 by 99 the love was gone.....I remember the good year.... :twisted:

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Just started "State of Fear."

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I finally got round to finishing Siddharta, which is a beautiful book!

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I finally got round to finishing Siddharta, which is a beautiful book!



I still have my personally anionted copy from the early 70's, that book got me out of Christianity which I was very unhappy with and on the hunt... :smoke:


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Gray_Ghost wrote:
KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
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She was born in "68" a product of the cold war BBBRRRRRRRR!

Sounds more like a product of the summer of love '67. :mrgreen:


Met in 84, married in 86 by 99 the love was gone.....I remember the good year.... :twisted:

The old worn-out tire or the blimp? :mrgreen:

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I finally got round to finishing Siddharta, which is a beautiful book!



I still have my personally anionted copy from the early 70's, that book got me out of Christianity which I was very unhappy with and on the hunt...


Read that when I was 13.Loved it.I still wonder in what part of India is it a compliment to kiss a women on the nipple? Remember by the stream there was one woman that Siddartha was enamoured with and his enternal struggle of the love of god and the love of the flesh? I won't ruin it for you but it was when he had one of his epiphanys. :wink:

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'Libra' - Don Deliilo

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An old favorite. I'm reading one last time before the movie comes out on Nov. 1st (Harrison Ford as Colonel Graff)

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I'm listening to "Those Guys Have All The Fun" about ESPN.

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'St Petersburg Noir'

Short story collection.
One of many I have read in the 'Noir' series from Akashic.
I'm going there in July and want to get some of the 'vibe' before I go.


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An illustrated history of England, by John Burke. What can I say? I'm a history buff.

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Bums: An Oral History Of The Brooklyn Dodgers.

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Bums: An Oral History Of The Brooklyn Dodgers.

How do you read an oral history? D'oh! Nevermind.(confounded new gadgits & kidz stuff)

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Bums: An Oral History Of The Brooklyn Dodgers.

How do you read an oral history? D'oh! Nevermind.(confounded new gadgits & kidz stuff)

I hate those sex exposés! As long as they don't be doin' it in the hallways.

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
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Bums: An Oral History Of The Brooklyn Dodgers.

How do you read an oral history? D'oh! Nevermind.(confounded new gadgits & kidz stuff)


They write down the words that people speak. And then they put them into a book form.

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