Water Stoppers

How the Dutch keep the water behind the dikes



Water Sweepers in The Netherlands

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Water rusts pipes. - WC Fields

Care shouldn't start in the emergency room. - James Douglas

Sometimes I drink water just to surprise my liver. - WC Fields

We're just sweeping dirty dishes under the rug. - Archie Bunker

My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance. - Unknown

You can't cross the sea merely by staring at the water. - Rabindranath Tagore

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed. - Josh Billings

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. - Loren Eiseley

Ice Water? Get some Onions - that'll make your eyes water! - Groucho Marx

Say anything that you like about me except that I drink water. - WC Fields

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. - Ambrose Bierce

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. - Frederick Douglass

If his IQ slips any lower, we'll have to water him twice a day. - Molly Ivins

I bought some powdered water, but I don't know what to add to it. - Steven Wright

I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it. - WC Fields

My wife's an earth sign. I'm a water sign. Together we make mud. - Henny Youngman

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. - Natalie Goldberg

The Spanish assailed the unassailable, the Dutch defended the indefensible. - Unknown

When in doubt as to the applicability of a disinfectant, use soap and water. - Martin H. Fischer

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria. - Ben Franklin

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore White

Keep your bike in good repair: motorcycle boots are not comfortable for walking. - Unknown

The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water. - Ernest Hemingway

A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water. - Eleanor Roosevelt

The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth. - Chinese Proverb

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. - Franklin P. Jones

If NASA really wants to find water on Mars, they should just send me there to hit a golf ball. - Gene Jaster

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. - Arnold H. Glasow

America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. - Warren G. Harding

Be ruthless about your calendar - stick to it, hell or high water but create space for unstructured time as well. - Arjun Arora

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. - Joe Ryan

Following his doctor's orders, Nikita (Khrushchev) has cut his drinking in half. He's leaving out the water. - Bob Hope

After all, when a stone is dropped into a pond, the water continues quivering even after the stone has sunk to the bottom. - Arthur Golden

A mighty fortress is our God,
A bulwark never failing;
Our helper He,
amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing. - Martin Luther

How come if you mix flour and water together you get glue? And when you add eggs and sugar you get cake? Where does the glue go? - Rita Rudner

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion. - Unknown

Not all chemicals are bad. Without hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer. - Dave Barry

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

The best way to meet a woman is in an emergency situation - if you're in a shipwreck, or you find yourself behind enemy lines, or in a flood. - Mark Helprin

One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine... Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants. - William Osler


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22-Aug-2017