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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:48 pm 
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aka less is more, start enjoying life as it is

remember, the grasshopper was having fun all day long, while the ant was working his ass off, to prepare for the winter ......... as the cold came they both froze to death

end of story :rolling:



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paganbuddha wrote:
remember, the grasshopper was having fun all day long, while the ant was working his ass off, to prepare for the winter ......... as the cold came they both froze to death
Actually, you've got the story all wrong. In Aesops fable it is an ant and a cicada ( not a grasshopper) and it is the cicada that, having spent all summer singing and taunting the ant instead of working, begs the ant for food when the winter comes. The ant refuses him food and (it is assumed that) the cicada dies.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:54 pm 
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gregkavarnos wrote:
paganbuddha wrote:
remember, the grasshopper was having fun all day long, while the ant was working his ass off, to prepare for the winter ......... as the cold came they both froze to death
Actually, you've got the story all wrong. In Aesops fable it is an ant and a cicada ( not a grasshopper) and it is the cicada that, having spent all summer singing and taunting the ant instead of working, begs the ant for food when the winter comes. The ant refuses him food and (it is assumed that) the cicada dies.


I know the original story, I just have updated it to the XXI century


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