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small stuff

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(Nautical Terms) nautical any light twine or yarn used aboard ship for serving lines, etc
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Noun1.small stuff - any light rope used on shipboard
marline - a small usually tarred line of 2 strands
rope - a strong line
seizing - small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
spun yarn - (nautical) small stuff consisting of a lightweight rope made of several rope yarns loosely wound together
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I have no idea why I've been blessed with such a sunny outlook but it serves me well as I don't sweat the small stuff, get on well with everyone and generally wake up in the morning looking forward to the day.
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Crosley teaches readers not to sweat the small stuff in life.
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By taking your mind off the small stuff, it's easier to play in the zone in any given moment.
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It is just not worth stressing about the small stuff. Make it a great ride.
It has been said that we should not sweat the small stuff. But when small things add up over time, according to Pastor Jim Kane, 'they can become burdens that drain us of faith, hope and love'.

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