story of my life, the
What typically happens to me, as in I rushed through the meeting to get to the airport, and then the plane was three hours late—that's the story of my life. This hyperbolic expression is generally used ruefully to describe some mishap or misfortune. [Mid-1900s]
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The story of fluoridation reads like a postmodern fable, and the moral is clear: a scientific discovery might seem like a boon.
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But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His life as a man is built around health insurance and tax services.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was also an attack on our freedom of expression and way of life.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.Children's Ways|James Sully