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This May or May not be A Stick

Filed under: General — Downunder @ 8:06 am Thu 27th December 2018

The Stick.

It’s been a bit quiet on the post front lately and not wanting anyone to suffer confrontation withdrawal syndrome here is something to keep you occupied until the New Year.

On, the other hand, you may wish to take this post seriously and discuss the reasons for arguments and how this might be improved.


  1. HNY Downunder

    Comment by Paul Catton — Thu 27th December 2018 @ 9:43 am

    >>>>In my experience, a stick has been refined in some way, great or small. Branches by nature have branches. If you broke off a very small portion, still having only one or two branches, you’d call it a twig. If the branch is trimmed and cut up for firewood, you’d call it a “stick of wood,” or a log, if it were big enough in diameter. You’d continue to call it a branch only if it still has many branches on it, as opposed to “a branch in the road,” which might have the shape of a “Y.”

    If a tree is cut up for building or other useful purposes, a wide, flat piece would be a board, whereas a piece whose non linear dimensions are more or less equal would be called a stick of lumber, if large enough for building purposes, or just a stick if small. Think of “ice cream on a stick,” or “walking stick.”

    Here’s a song lyric for you: “Come let’s mix where Rockerfellers walk with sticks, or umberellas in their mitts; Puttin’ on the Ritz.” – Irving Berlin
    16th April 2008<<<<<<
    Hope that might add some value to your problem, Downunder ??????????
    As they say in 'rustrated angry men's groups, Hot Nude Yoga? I still don't understand why that is useful, I admit. Its all too much fo r m e. … too much f or m eeee…….
    Happy New Year………

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sat 29th December 2018 @ 4:39 pm

  3. Who needs sticks … we’ve got cold steel now.

    Comment by Evan Myers — Sat 29th December 2018 @ 4:59 pm

  4. … in a velvet glove, as Stalin the Crusher used to say.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sat 29th December 2018 @ 5:10 pm

  5. I thoroughly enjoyed a decade or more of chucking pointy metal sticks around the place.

    Comment by Greg Allan — Sat 29th December 2018 @ 6:02 pm

  6. The stick, get beaten by it,by a system, then we take it , own it and use it to beat ourselves up,,,why can we not just expel the problems in our heads, when we try to, human nature see a weakness, a crack in our armour, or we see ourselves as weak, then we are laid bare to vulnerability…. but if we grow weak by sticking to principal and virtue, that can be seen as stickability and strength, so throw away the stick and be proud of your own! Here-s to your STICKS and screw the stones.

    Comment by mama — Sun 30th December 2018 @ 10:04 am

  7. a stick or not a stick
    that is the question

    any carrot or another stick
    but that’s a distraction

    happy holidays sticklers
    dreamers and lost souls

    happy holidays
    not holes in days

    Comment by JustCurious — Mon 31st December 2018 @ 4:32 pm

  8. Its not a stick, it’s a twig.

    It’s a picture of a stick, but not an actual stick.
    It’s an imaginary stick.

    A cave woman was banned by the tribe with being allowed to beat the men with sticks. She said “F**k off this is a club”

    Comment by DJ Ward — Wed 2nd January 2019 @ 10:40 pm

  9. #8 if it’s a twig does that mean someone is trying to give us a bit of stick?

    Comment by Evan Myers — Thu 3rd January 2019 @ 11:13 am

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