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not in Kansas anymore

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To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism—this is the art of living.
Jean De La Fontaine
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Etymology

From the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz in which Dorothy states "Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."

Phrase

not in Kansas anymore

  1. (idiomatic) (colloquial) (US) No longer in quiet and comfortable surroundings; in the big city.
    As soon as I walked into that party I thought, "I'm not in Kansas anymore."

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