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Berlitz guide to Scamese
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Berlitz Guide to Dentalese.
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'They presented us with an ironclad contract that we were able to totally reinterpret.'
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"I don't do spells. I'm a wizard at deciphering rap lyrics."
"I thought it had a pretty good story and interesting characters, but I really didn't like the font."
Tags:book report, book reports, read, reads, reading, reading skill, reading skills, interpret, interprets, interpretation, interpretations, text, deep reading, deep readings, superficial, superficiality, font, fonts, english teacher, english teachers, literature, english lit, critique, critiques, criticism, criticisms
Not an Entrance/Not An Exit
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'This chart indicates that the big hand is on the 12, and the small hand is on the 5. Who knows what this means?'
"I've seen it performed many times, but I can't remember ever sleeping through it so peacefully."
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"Quit worrying about corroborating your sources - it's not as if anyone's going to take all this literally."
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Perspective;"Just another lie invented by dead European white males."
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"I prefer the Perry Como version."
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Tags:artist, artists, painter, painters, painting, landscape painter, landscape painters, modern art, modern artists, modern artist, abstract art, abstract artist, abstract artists, landscape painting, landscape paintings, interpretation, interpretations, artistic interpretation, fine art, art gallery, art galleries
"Thanks for walking a mile in my shoe but it's beginning to hurt now."
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'We believe numbers don't lie, especially when interpreted advantageously.'
Expressions of mystery.
"People read too much into everything."
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'I could personally hand you this report, but instead I'll fax you a blurry copy so you'll have to call me back for my interpretation.'
“No, I don’t know what Doctorow is trying to say, I don’t even know what you’re trying to say.”
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'Overwhelm the facts with interpretation and have it on my desk Thursday.'
'My interpretation is that it deals with the artist's utter frustration over the scarcity of remaining, reasonable equity values.'
"So to summarise our qualitative study results... your product is like a 'rainbow of French squirrels followed by a small popping noise'."
Orator translates in many languages.
"That's not the type of ark I was talking about."
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"When Mom gives us alphabet soup it feels like she's putting word's in my mouth."