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Message  gerardM le Mer 9 Fév - 0:00

Hi everyone,

Myriam (Polyglot café of Eaubonne) sent us this email I liked:
Have you ever seen a baby porcupine?
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Fable of the porcupine
It was the coldest winter ever. - Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions. After awhile, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they began to die, alone and frozen. So they had to make a choice: either accept the quills of their companions or disappear from the Earth. Wisely, they decided to go back to being together. They learned to live with the little wounds caused by the close relationship with their companions in order to receive the heat that came from the others. This way they were able to survive.
Moral of the story: The best relationship is not the one that brings together perfect people, but when each individual learns to live with the imperfections of others and can admire the other person's good qualities.
The moral of the story is: Just learn to live with the Pricks in your life!
I just replaced the photos to get a few others from the Internet.

I'm just wonderig if Myriam realizes the double entendre of the last line: somewhat naughty isn't it? Not only a story about cute animals but mere philosophy!

Do you like baby porcupines? here's a Web page with about 35 photos -> http://www.buzzfeed.com/anteater/amazingly-adorable-porcupines

Thanks a lot Myriam! Wink
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Message  MurielB le Mer 9 Fév - 8:20

Very cute story ! What is nice with computors is that you are close to people and you don't feel the quills (Stupid joke C\'est vrai!! )
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Message  gerardM le Mer 9 Fév - 9:29

MurielB a écrit:... and you don't feel the quills...
Nice wink Muriel... I'm not sure but I'm afraid only French can understand Laughing
Do you know that figuratively, Brits use the words "piquant", "piquancy", "piquantly"?
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Message  victoriaD le Mar 15 Fév - 14:49


Guys, are you talking of my relationship with my partner or what.... Laughing I love you
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Message  gerardM le Mar 15 Fév - 15:08

Hi Vic,

Are you speaking about you being as cute as a baby porcupine? about your hair looking like the porcupine's? about fights in your relationship? about your philosophy written in the last sentence of the document? Wink
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Message  victoriaD le Mar 15 Fév - 19:57


ohhhh, i like that... cute as a baby porcupine! pig
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