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WITandWISDOM(tm) - September 26, 2005
He is always the severest censor of the merit of others who has the least worth of his own.
Submitted by Andrew
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
From the very beginning, girl's family objected strongly on her dating this boy, saying that it has got to do with family background, & that the girl will have to suffer for the rest of her life if she were to be with him.
Due to family's pressure, the couple quarreled very often. Though the girl loved the boy deeply, she always asked him: "How deep is your love for me?"
As the boy is not good with his words, this often caused the girl to be very upset. With that & the family's pressure, the girl often vents her anger on him. As for him.. he only endured it in silence.
After a couple of years, the boy finally graduated & decided to further his studies overseas. Before leaving, he proposed to the girl: "I'm not very good with words. But all I know is that I love you. If you allow me, I will take care of you for the rest of my life. As for your family, I'll try my best to talk them round. Will you marry me?"
The girl agreed, & with the boy's determination, the family finally gave in & agreed to let them get married. So before he left, they got engaged.
The girl went out to the working society, whereas the boy was overseas, continuing his studies. They sent their love through emails & phone calls. Though it was hard, but both never thought of giving up.
One day, while the girl was on her way to work, she was knocked down by a car that lost control. when she woke up, she saw her parents beside her bed. She realized that she was badly injured. Seeing her mum cry, she wanted to comfort her. But she realized that all that could come out of her mouth was just a sigh. she had lost her voice....
The doctor says that the impact on her brain has caused her to lose her voice. Listening to her parents' comfort, but with nothing coming out from her, she broke down.
During the stay in hospital, besides silent cry.. it's still just silent cry that accompanied her. Upon reaching home, everything seems to be the same.
Except for the ringing tone of the phone which pierced into her heart every time it rang. She did not wish to let the boy know & not wanting to be a burden to him, she wrote a letter to him saying that she does not wish to wait any longer.
With that, she sent the ring back to him. In return, the boy sent millions & millions of reply and countless phone calls.. all the girl could do besides crying is still crying.... The parents decided to move away, hoping that she could eventually forget everything & be happy.
With a new environment, the girl learnt sign language & started a new life. Telling herself everyday that she must forget the boy. One day, her friend came & told her that he's back. She asked her friend not to let him know what happened to her. Since then, there wasn't anymore news of him.
A year has passed & her friend came with an envelope, containing an invitation card for the boy's wedding. The girl was shattered. When she opened the letter, she saw her name on it instead. When she was about to ask her friend what was going on, she saw the boy standing in front of her....
He used sign language to tell her, "I've spent a year to learn sign language. Just to let you know that I've not forgotten our promise. Let me have the! chance to be your voice. I Love You." With that, he slipped the ring back into her finger. The girl finally smiled...
Source: Nascent Dew Drops, http://www.topica.com/lists/Nascent_Dew_Drops/
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
Part 2 of 2 [Sep 16, 26]
Meaning: No More Dough, on a Veerrrry expensive car
Plate: PP DR
Meaning: This plate belongs to a urologist in the Detroit area
Plate: PULN GS
Meaning: Pulling Gs, on a 300ZX
Meaning: On a Lincoln super long limo owned by Super Limousine Seattle, WA
Meaning: Waitin' for Friday...join the club!
Meaning: Exit Highway 1. a trucker's plate, Highway 1 was old CB slang for trucker heaven
Meaning: Exquisite, on a '56 speedster
Meaning: See me go by you!
Meaning: See me for a date
Meaning: See me for decay, on a dentist's car
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
"Painted on the front of Oriental Rugs on St Charles Avenue are the words: 'Don't try. I am sleeping inside with a big dog, an ugly woman, two shotguns and a claw hammer.' To the right is an update, added a few days later in the same hand: 'Still here. Woman left Fri. Cooking a pot of dog gumbo.'"
Quoted from The Economist, 17 Sep 05, p. 30, "New Orleans, On the mend, but changed forever"
Submitted by RP Cly
For people with arthritis, regular vigorous exercise halves the risk of being unable to do everyday tasks later on.
From: Arthritis & Rheumatism
Source: The Reader's Digest, Copyright © September 2005, All rights reserved., http://www.readersdigest.com/