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    Quote Originally Posted by Haunted View Post
    plotz \plots\, verb:

    To collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.

    And there would be no way to hide the official tail on her parents' manicured, sweeping drive. “God, Mother would plotz.”
    -- Elizabeth Lowell, Die in Plain Sight

    I mean, the consul would have plotzed, since it would have made him directly involved.
    -- Avner Mandelman, Talking to the Enemy

    Plotz is an Americanism that first arose in the 1940s. It comes from the Yiddish word platsn which meant "to crack, split, burst." That word in turn originated in the German word blatzen or platzen.
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    Strength of character isn't so much about what you can handle before you break as after you're broken. - Anonymous

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    Quote Originally Posted by blunthead View Post
    Strength of character isn't so much about what you can handle before you break as after you're broken. - Anonymous

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    Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness but because you deserve peace. - Anonymous

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    Be quick, don't hurry - John Wooden

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    The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing. - Dizzy Dean

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    The good Lord was good to me. He gave me a strong body, a good right arm, and a weak mind. - Dizzy Dean

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    People who have what they want are very fond of telling people who haven’t what they want, that they don’t want it.


    Ogden Nash

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    Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile When everything goes dead wrong.
    - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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    "A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results."
    ~Bennett Cerf

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