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PanaceaSanans
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She will light a candle to nobody at all in recognition for the universe having (en passant, by something indistinguishable from chance) been kind to her.
What do you utter in a moment of unexpected luck/ help by higher power?

And does your expression mirror your religious belief?

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"Thank God" is an expression I'd use when I've had a narrow escape, not really for unexpected luck. I'm an atheist/agnostic.

What's the quote from?

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quote:
Originally posted by Kama:
What's the quote from?

"The Girl with All the Gifts" by M.R. Carey
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Thanks, that looks very interesting.

/derail

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I'm much more likely to say "Thank Goodness". I try pretty hard not to use God frivolously, but at times I slip into doing so.
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What do you utter in a moment of unexpected luck/ help by higher power?
"Joke's over. Back to our regularly scheduled mayhem in 3...2...1..."
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Quick, buy a lottery ticket!
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quote:
Originally posted by Scott R:
"Joke's over. Back to our regularly scheduled mayhem in 3...2...1..."

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Originally posted by Bob_Scopatz:
Quick, buy a lottery ticket!

That's hilarious. [ROFL]
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I'm not sure about positively, but negatively, I say "God...bless America!" a lot a lot...which used to be "God Damn It" before I had kids.

If I'm writing I tend to say something like "by the Gods who abandoned us"...

I guess what I really say the most is "I don't believe in luck, luck favors the well prepared." which is a rephrase of Pasteur.

But what do I ejaculate upon good news? "Rocket!"

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