Each weekend, we bring you a jumbled collection of quotes from the biggest (or quirckiest) Observer and national news stories of the week.
Be prepared to talk about the hottest news items during your weekend events, and look out — some day you may just make it into one of our Quotes Observed.
Some are easier to pick out as
+ "We’ve lost grazing land for some animals, like the emus and the camels, and the mosquitoes that are breeding in the standing water are a concern for all the animals."
+ "Maaloula has been totally cleansed from the dogs of Bashar."
+ “I want to see a deal. I’m looking for this to be wrapped up in a bow and sent to the unit owners for their approval.”
+ "We couldn't imagine a better name for our Android K release than the tasty chocolate that's been a favorite among the team since the early days of Android."
+ “With sequestration, every dollar counts.”
+ "Everything that happened with the so-called chemical weapons use—it was a provocation from the side of the insurgents, who are counting on outside help from the countries that have supported them from the start."
+ “Our prayers were answered. Everything we said came from the heart. And the commissioners showed they have a heart.”
+ "Economically, a free parking pass is a very nice thing to have, and there are always enough people who are a bit unscrupulous when it comes to parking that you can't expect self-restraint."
+ “We don’t have a parking problem, we have an over-management problem.”
+ "If the first hurricane fails to appear until after 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time Sept. 15, this will be the most hurricane-free first half of a season since satellites began tracking the storms in 1967."