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danieleo commented on the word godspeed
Used charmingly by the 34th president of the USA, Dwight D. Eisenhower, on his farewell address to the nation, on the 17th of January 1961:"Like every other citizen, I wish the new President, and all who will labor with him, Godspeed. I pray that the coming years will be blessed with peace and prosperity for all."http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/dwightdeisenhowerfarewell.html
December 24, 2008
danieleo commented on the word dastardly
Beautifully used by Franklin Delano Roosvelt, in the 7th of December 1941 declaration of war of the USA against the Emire of Japan:"I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December 7th, 1941, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese empire."http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/fdrpearlharbor.htm
danieleo commented on the word burlesque
It also have some darker conotations... judging by the bizarre atmosphere of some parties currently happening in London, that is.
March 13, 2008
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