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Proverbial #100: Gravity Always Wins

The 100th episode of Proverbial is devoted to the greatest proverb of all time. No big deal. 

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  • Proverbial #98: Giving the Devil His Due

    You may have actually figured out a few things that your parents didn't understand. Don't get cocky. Joshua Gibbs explains.
  • Proverbial #97: Self Help

    Is it better to find yourself, to lose yourself, or to be yourself? What if none of these really works? Joshua Gibbs explores.
  • Proverbial #96: Sick Fascination

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