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"May you live in interesting times" is an English expression pu...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
"May you live in interesting times" is an English expression purported to be a translation of a traditional Chinese curse. While seemingly a blessing, the expression is always used ironically, with the clear implication that 'uninteresting times', of peace and tranquillity, are more life-enhancing than interesting ones, which from historical perspective usually include disorder and conflict.
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Our Interesting Times

Georgetowner - 10 Oct 2018
These days, one is reminded almost daily of a phrase described long ago as a Chinese curse. That would be the one that goes something like: “May you live in interesting times.” We are certainly “living in interesting times,” and for journalists who ...
may you live in interesting times

The Planted Row: Time to look in the mirror

Farm Forum - 10 Oct 2018
I've heard it said that an ancient Chinese curse reads, “May you live in interesting times.” Folks, we live in interesting times. Not long ago, I asked my father-in-law — who traveled from New York to Mississippi to help black people register to vote ...
may you live in interesting times

Choosing our chief justice in these interesting times

Manila Bulletin - 10 Oct 2018
LEGAL FRONT. By JUSTICE ART D. BRION (RET.) J. Art D. Brion (RET.) “May you live in interesting times” is a curse, reputedly Chinese in origin, that refers to problematic times. From the lenses of my younger years in the 60s and the 70s, we now again ...
may you live in interesting times

A time of change for green energy in Ireland

Irish Times - 20 Sep 2018
According to Gavin Blake, head of Energy and Natural Resources at leading law firm ByrneWallace, the famous line of “May you live in interesting times” certainly springs to mind when surveying the current significant change in landscape that is facing ...
may you live in interesting times

CNN on Kanye West: Trump Exploited 'a Man Who's Clearly Not Okay'

Breitbart News - 12 Oct 2018
May we live in interesting times. Look, all jokes aside, I think that was really sad. I think you had there a man who's clearly not okay and a president who's willing to exploit that. Worse, to exploit that under the auspicious of race relations and ...
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Archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver in Worthing

Worthing Herald - 01 Oct 2018
This country has always had big decisions to make. We have had natural disasters. We have had famine. We have been invaded more times than anybody can count. We have had religious intolerance. And we have had civil wars. We have been good for our ...
may you live in interesting times

Brexit: Who Knows What is Happening? asks DMU politics expert

De Montfort University (press release) - 04 Oct 2018
There is an ancient Chinese curse: “may you live in interesting times.” This period before Brexit is definitely “interesting.” Nobody knows what the outcome will be, or even if Theresa May will remain prime minister long enough to see the negotiations ...
may you live in interesting times

A 'to do' list for the next governor

Must Read Alaska (blog) - 19 Oct 2018
There is somebody a step behind almost every appointee who really does the appointee's job and the only distinction the appointees have is the ability to charmingly lie to the Legislature. There may be some political appointees who have offered you ...

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