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In this case, the saying definitely applies, since it’s a lot harder to get the smell of sweat out of everything, than it is to stop things getting smelly in the first place.
Lily Peng, 37, group product manager at Google“Credit is not a zero-sum game” is a saying that Phil Nelson, one of my mentors at Google, often uses.
Mainstream media bias toward covering violence in protests is well studied, best encapsulated by the saying “If it bleeds, it leads.”
But, as the old saying goes, nothing worth having in life is truly free.
We’re all old enough to have grown up under the saying that politics stops at the water’s edge, and I certainly would like to see us go back to that.
The cook here turned to me, saying that Mrs. Fairfax was waiting for me: so I departed.
JANE EYRECHARLOTTE BRONTE
The saying is perhaps not historical but it illustrates Indian sentiment.
Lancken stiffened perceptibly at this suggestion and refused, frankly, saying that he could not do anything of the sort.
Yet how could he have held the pistol to her head, saying, "No marriage, no elopement."
Well, of course the saying is foolish, and sounds doubly ridiculous in this age when people believe in neither God nor devil.

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