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    how would you invert this sentence?
    One thing you can't recycle is wasted time.

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    Wasted time is one thing you can't recycle.
    Wasted time is one thing that can't be recycled. 8)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Time is one thing you can't recycle.
    Time is one thing that can't be recycled. 8)
    Is there a reason you omitted "wasted"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Time is one thing you can't recycle.
    Time is one thing that can't be recycled. 8)
    Is there a reason you omitted "wasted"?

    I noticed that too. It struck me just somewhat odd, but I didn't feel like saying anything.



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