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Dick-idiom # 30 - PHILOSOPHY
by Richard Lee King
Thursday, February 24, 2011
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"Dick-idioms" are little philosophical gems I have penned over the years. The numbering sequence has no relationship to importance, or pecking order; it's just my way to identify them.


It’s much easier
to talk about
turning the other cheek,
you’ve never had
the shit
smacked out of you.”
© 2011 Richard Lee King.  All Rights Reserved.
Author of: A Pursuit of Life & The Price of Freedom



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Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Never turned the other cheek, except to my father's belt. As a result, I've never had the shit smacked out of me.

Reviewed by karen logan
Good point. Karen
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
Not to mention it's a lot harder to chew with all of your teeth knocked out. Patrick
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante
well amen to this one
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
very clever, very true!
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Well said!;-)
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Ditto ... very true sweet man...Hugsss,much love too you...
Reviewed by Donna Chandler
Now Sweetie, just which cheek would you be referring to?

Reviewed by Rose Rideout
Trus so very, very true.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Very True!
Reviewed by TONY NERONE
It depends on who is doing the smacking. The ones who deny ever getting smacked are usually the smacked. Great humor in this, Dick.

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
I never was much of an admirer of turning the other cheek. Hell with that.
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