A companion piece to my "nolite te bastardes carborundorum" shirt found here: https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/1578500-nolite-te-bastardes-carborundorum?store_id=115730 Offred's response to that phrase was... "You are not alone." Revisiting Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale after all these years is still chilling.
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"nolite te bastardes carborundorum" is said to mean: "Don't let the bastards grind you down." Revisiting Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale after all these years is still chilling. Resist. Unite. Stand up for what's right. ©050617
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Now, the Wicked Witch of the West had but only one eye, yet this eye was as strong and powerful as a telescope, and could see everywhere in the Winkie Country. So, as the Wicked Witch stood on the highest balcony of her castle, she happened to look around and saw Dorothy and her companions walking on her land. They were a long distance off, but the old wicked woman was very angry to find trespassers in her country.
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