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Pete's Definitions  

'Pete's Definitions'

"Perfection appears to be, at best, nebulous attractions..."
~ William James and the Philosophy of Mysticism
"Perfection appears only in the mind and moment."
~ Peter Haskell, Pete's Definitions

“If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.”
~ Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
"If you seek perfection you will always be challenged."
~ Peter Haskell, Pete's Definitions

Organic Foods: An excuse to charge more for a similar product under the guise it is better for you. In fact, for example, there is some evidence that some organic foods grown in a certain organic fertilizer might be linked to Parkinson's disease.

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(1) Fine: This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up.

(2) Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house.

(3) Nothing: This is the calm before the storm. This means something, and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothing usually end in fine.

(4) Go Ahead: This is a dare, not permission. Don't Do It!

(5) Loud Sigh: This is actually a word, but is a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men.. A loud sigh means she thinks you are an idiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you about nothing. (Refer back to # 3 for the meaning of nothing.)

(6) That's Okay: This is one of the most dangerous statements a women can make to a man. That's okay means she wants to think long and hard before deciding how and when you will pay for your mistake.

(7) Thanks: A woman is thanking you, do not question, or faint. Just say you're welcome. (I want to add in a clause here - This is true, unless she says, "Thanks a lot"; in which case that is PURE sarcasm and she is not thanking you at all. In this case, DO NOT say, "You're welcome". That will bring on a "Whatever!").

(8) Whatever: Is a woman's way of saying, "F-- YOU!"

(9) Don't worry about it, I got it: Another dangerous statement, meaning this is something that a woman has told a man to do several times, but is now doing it herself. This will later result in a man asking, "What's wrong?" For the woman's response refer to # 3.