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We Call It Lake

The big lake with the longest name in the United States

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Originally a gathering place for Nipmuc Indians

We Call It Lake thanks to Keith Blake

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Humor is a universal language. - Joel Goodman

A riot is the language of the unheard. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Speech is of time; silence is of eternity. - Thomas Carlyle

Good sayings are like pearls strung together. - Chinese Proverb

Music is well said to be the speech of angels. - Thomas Carlyle

A story is told as much by silence as by speech. - Susan Griffin

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. - Charles de Talleyrand

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech. - Clifton Fadiman

A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech. - Plutarch

We are all here for a spell; get all the good laughs you can. - Will Rogers

Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. - Leonard Bernstein

To a child's ear, 'mother' is magic in any language. - Arlene Benedict

Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. - Joan Didion

Out of suffering comes creativity. You cannot spell painting without pain. - John Lithgow

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

The result of bad communication is a disconnection between strategy and execution. - Chuck Martin

We really have everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language. - Oscar Wilde

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. - Jimmy Durante

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. - Soren Kierkegaard

At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer. - Marshall Lumsden

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life, and as soon as I done it. I seen it. - Carl Sandburg

A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie

Grammar, which knows how to lord it over kings, and with high hands makes them obey its laws. - Moliere

You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech. - Franklin P Jones

I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence. - Aeschylus

The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently. - Mark Zuckerberg

Violence of language leads to violence of action. Angry men seldom fight if their tongues do not lead the fray. - Charles V Roman

Language, identity, place, home: these are all of a piece - just different elements of belonging and not-belonging. - Jhumpa Lahiri

Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown

The longest word in the English language is the one following the phrase, "And now a word from our sponsor." - Hal Eaton

Morals are an acquirement - like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis - no man is born with them. - Mark Twain

He respects Owl, because you can't help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn't spell it right. - A. A. Milne

Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends. - Mary Catherwood

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm; resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking. - Deepak Chopra

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. - Nelson Mandela

The best managers figure out how to get great outcomes by setting the appropriate context, rather than by trying to control their people. - Reed Hastings

More people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting. - Stephen Covey


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