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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.
may you live in interesting times

How Raghav Awasthi's Desire to Jail Me Highlights RSS' Bigotry

The Quint - 18 Jun 2018
We do indeed live in interesting times – the term being an English translation of a Chinese curse – 'may you live in interesting times.' Where a man who leans on an organisation for his traction and tenacity decides that perhaps he may want to go a ...
may you live in interesting times

Citrus Mutual talks about trade disputes and immigration

The Ledger - 13 Jun 2018
May you live in interesting times,” goes the reputed Chinese curse, and as a Washington-based trade lawyer for Florida Citrus Mutual, McGrath can relate. “As you may have heard, international trade keeps one very busy these days,” McGrath, with the ...
may you live in interesting times

Interesting times in the 1st Congressional District

Bangor Daily News - 15 Jun 2018
The apocryphal Chinese curse says “may you live in interesting times.” Donald Trump is president, peace may break out on the Korean peninsula, and Democrats may wind up fighting against the electoral system their gubernatorial candidates uniformly ...
may you live in interesting times

STEPHEN LLOYD MP: We certainly live in interesting times

Eastbourne Herald - 15 Jun 2018
What subject could possibly cause so much heat if not quite so much light you may ask? Brexit of course. That seismic referendum result we are all, in our different ways, trying to manage and comprehend. From my perspective as I am sure many of you ...
may you live in interesting times

Immigration Zing!s

Tallahassee.com (blog) - 18 Jun 2018
The current administration blames the minority party for having to separate children from family since they disagree on immigration if the next disagreement is something that affects you maybe it's your family that is held hostage until you fall in ...
may you live in interesting times

Was Russia real beneficiary of Trump-Kim summit?

The Nation - 16 Jun 2018
This clearly did not happen and may not for some time relevant to China, but we now note that conditions have radically changed since the end of a relatively short unipolar world. Apart from China, the other principal beneficiary is Vladimir Putin.
may you live in interesting times

Earth Spins On

Slate Magazine - 21 May 2018
The end of the world did not commence on this day in 2011, defying the apocalyptic expectations of Harold Camping, a Christian radio broadcaster who claimed to have discerned a biblical formula proving that a Rapture-like event would occur on May 21.
may you live in interesting times

Time to keep Airbnb's move beyond the sharing economy in check

Independent.ie - 20 May 2018
The Irish economic recovery of recent years enjoyed three tailwinds: cheap oil, a cheap euro and low interest rates. While there is little short-term sign of interest rate rises yet, the other two tailwinds may be running out of puff. But the bigger ...
may you live in interesting times

Is it 1937 Again?

Gold Seek - 18 Jun 2018
This is what is important and it's unfolding before our very eyes. May you live in interesting times. ………………………….. Editor's Note : Plunger is the resident Market Historian and an Associate Writer at Rambus Chartology. His views based on Dow ...
may you live in interesting times

Changes to UK law may provide more dual citizenship drama

ABC News - 04 Jun 2018
As the apocryphal Chinese idiom goes, we live in interesting times. We can give qualified agreement to Prime Minister Turnbull's assertion that there has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian constitutional law expert. So far, 15 members ...
may you live in interesting times

Noblesville native's new book offers hope

The Times - 18 Jun 2018
I relate to this quote as to the story in The Arch. Charlie and his fictional biography offer hope to readers that the life you live today may not be the one you live tomorrow. But you can make the choice how to live it, just as you can choose which ...
may you live in interesting times

Why the Finns don't want to be happy

BBC News - 17 Jun 2018
“But also things like being capable of looking after one another, having someone to count on in times of trouble, the freedom to make your own life decisions and personal support. ...
may you live in interesting times

Brujeria: Legendary shock-metal act galvanized by politics

BeatRoute Magazine - 01 Jun 2018
Brujo is reminded of the apocryphal saying, “May You Live In Interesting Times.” He laughs. “The modern situation in the U.S. has just galvanized Brujeria again,” he says. “It made us feel as if we're needed to push the word out. There was a long ...

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