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December 29, 2010

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SnoopyTheGoon

Uhu... reminds me of Stalin's "When you cut down trees, the chips are flying". What is a country or two when you save the world, in other words.

Tendryakov

SnoopyTheGoon: this is not an original aporism from Stalin, it's a Russian proverb, better translated succinctly without the continuous tense - "If you cut wood, chips fly out" = you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs. Excuse pedantry.

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