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Hobson's choice

Remember that a few classes ago, Hobson's choice came up but we didn't know what it meant? Well, I came across the meaning while I was searching another word in the dictionary, and there it was! According to the dictionary, this idiom comes from Tobias Hobson, a man who hired out horses in the 17th century. He gave his customers the choice of the horse nearest the stable door or none at all.

Hope you haven't found that out while I was away. However, it good to have it in another place in… Continue

Added by Aldana Moroni on August 17, 2009 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

Joke

Remember I had to translate the joke... I did my best! :) Well, here it goes...



Queen Elizabeth II invites the president of Argentina, Nestor Kirchner, to have a cup of tea with her at Buckingham Palace, in London.

During the meeting, Nestor asks the Queen:

- Which is your lidership philosophy?

She answers:

- Is to be surrounded by intelligent people.

- And how do you know if they are intelligent?

- I ask the right question. Let me show you.

The… Continue

Added by Aldana Moroni on June 13, 2009 at 1:48pm — 3 Comments

Funny video

Recently, I've seen a funny video in Youtube. If you want to watch it here it goes the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuNgH16t_p8

You won't regret it.

Added by Aldana Moroni on March 24, 2009 at 5:21pm — No Comments

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