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Salty

“The expression to be worth one’s salt, which means you’re competent and deserve what you’re earning, has roots in ancient Rome, where soldiers were sometimes paid in salt or given an allowance to purchase… Read More »

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Ave Caesar, morituri te salutant.

“Ask 11 men wearing armor to impose their will on another group of 11 men wearing armor standing just across an imaginary line and see what happens. Now add 75,000 fans screaming and millions of dollars in salary and see where it gets us. Now breed an attitude of superiority in the men from the time their are kids and for good measure have them lift weights and train like it was a job from high school… Read More »

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