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MUSIC – (COLOR – RED)


 

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"What so proudly we hailed

 

FINISH: at the twilight’s last gleaming."
The Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key

 


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"Me, a name I call myself

FINISH: Fa, a long, long way to run"
Do-Re-Mi, from The Sound of Music
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II

 


 

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"Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz

FINISH: My friends all drive Porsches,I must make amends."
Mercedes-Benz, Janis Joplin 1970

 


 

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"So bye, bye Miss American Pie

FINISH: drove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry.
American Pie, Don McLean, 1972

 


 

LITERATURE (COLOR – YELLOW)


 

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"If at first you don’t succeed

FINISH: try, try again."
"Teachers Manual" Thomas H. Palmer

 


 

 

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"Candy is dandy

FINISH: but liquor is quicker."
"Reflections on Ice-breaking" Ogden Nash, American humorist, 1931

 


 

 

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"Men Are From Mars

FINISH: Women Are From Venus"
Title of Book, John Gray, Ph.D.

 


 

 

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"Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

FINISH: Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse."
Twas the Night Before Christmas, Clement C. Moore

 

 


 

QUOTABLES (proverbs, nursery rhymes, common sayings – COLOR – PURPLE)


 

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"It’s not whether you win or lose

FINISH: it’s how you play the game."
variation of quote by Grantland Rice, "Alumnus Football," 1941

 


 

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"Never put off till tomorrow

FINISH: what you can do today."
Proverb

 


 

 

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"Hey diddle, diddle

FINISH: the cat and the fiddle."
"Hey Diddle Diddle" Nursery Rhyme

 


 

 

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"Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard

FINISH: To fetch her poor dog a bone."
"Old Mother Hubbard" Nursery Rhyme

 

 


 

TIMELINES (time-honored quotes from history, science, religion, sports – BLUE)


 

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"We hold these truths to be self-evident

FINISH: that all men are created equal."
The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

 

 


 

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"That’s one small step for man

FINISH: "One giant leap for mankind."
Neil Armstrong, upon setting foot on the Moon, July, 1969

 


 

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"Nice guys

FINISH: finish last."
Leo Durocher, manager of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team, said of the New York Giants

 


 

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"The love of money

FINISH: is the root of all evil."
The Bible, authorized version, 1611, I Timothy, ch. 6, v.10

 

 


 

TV/MOVIES (COLOR – ORANGE)


 

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"From the town of Bedrock

FINISH: They’re a page right out of history."
The Flintstones, cartoon, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera

 

 


 

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"Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world

FINISH: she walks into mine."
spoken by Humphrey Bogart in the film, Casablanca

 

 


 

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"To boldly go

FINISH: where no man has gone before."
Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek, TV series, 1966

 

 


 

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"Beavis

FINISH: and Butt-head"
Title of the deliberately tasteless MTV animated series

 


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