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“Not one syllable of what Hemingway has written can or will be missed by any literate person in the world.”

I enjoyed this NYT collection of terrible reviews for now-classic books. Of course hindsight is 20-20, and honest critique in any form is difficult – but it still feels good to poke some fun at those silly critics.

Phân biệt thiết bị định vị và thiết bị dẫn đường
Tuesday April 23, 2019

Hiện nay, khi các loại thiết bị định vị xuất hiện trên thị trường đã có rất nhiều thắc mắc cũng như nhầm lẫn của nhiều khách hàng. Sự nhầm lẫn ở đây là về thiết bị định vị ô tô và thiết bị dẫn đường, do đó dưới đây Bình Anh sẽ giải đáp cho quý […]

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For something similar in the VC world, check out Bessemer’s famous anti-portfolio.

SsangYong 2018. Global Sales down 3.5%
Saturday April 20, 2019

SsangYong Global performance in recent years has kept an impressive pace but in the 2018 fell moderately down (-3.5%) closing with 141.433 units sold. China was the best-performing country while disappointing performances were scored in UK, Germany and New Zealand. In the recently published study, focus2move team projects volumes at 187.200 by the 2025.The post […]

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“Shall we frankly declare that, after the most deliberate consideration of Mr. Darwin’s arguments, we remain unconvinced?” On the Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin (1860)

“The average intelligent reader will glean little or nothing from it … save bewilderment and a sense of disgust.” Ulysses, by James Joyce (1922)

Vị trí để lắp hộp đen ô tô tốt nhất
Thursday May 23, 2019

Việc lắp đặt thiết bị giám sát hành trình sao cho đúng, cho chuẩn để thiết bị có thể hoạt động  hiệu quả là một điều hết sức quan trọng. Do đó hôm nay, chúng tôi sẽ bật mí cho bạn vị trí lắp thiết bị giám sát hành trình đúng cách nhé Theo QCVN […]

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“This Salinger, he’s a short-story guy.” The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger (1951)

“As discouraging as a breakfast of cold porridge.” Collected Poems, by W.B. Yeats (1896)

“There are two equally serious reasons why it isn’t worth any adult reader’s attention. The first is that it is dull, dull, dull in a pretentious, florid and archly fatuous fashion. The second is that it is repulsive.” Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov (1958)

“Not one syllable of what Hemingway has written can or will be missed by any literate person in the world.” Across the River and Into the Trees, by Ernest Hemingway (1950)

“‘Catch-22’ has much passion, comic and fervent, but it gasps for want of craft and sensibility.” Catch-22, by Joseph Heller (1963)

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