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What do "PKE valences" and "bury the needle" mean?

I don't understand what PKE valence is, and what it means to "take PKE valences". "PKE valence" is technobabble - something the writers made up to sound smart and scientific, but ...
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What did The Elder mean by "A plum does not resent the hungry man, but the farmer who planted the tree"?

At this point Lemon is furious at Ladybug for killing Tangerine and for ruining this job, and is about to kill him in revenge. The Elder is explaining to Lemon that Ladybug (the hungry man) was only ...
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What did The Elder mean by "A plum does not resent the hungry man, but the farmer who planted the tree"?

Here it is: The hungry man is simply playing the game of survival in life, while the farmer is furthering the game itself (life) - The interpretation I have on this is basically parallel to the saying ...
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What did The Elder mean by "A plum does not resent the hungry man, but the farmer who planted the tree"?

Once a plum tree has been planted, the plums have one purpose; to be farmed and eaten. Had the plum trees never been planted, that plum wouldn't exist and, therefore, wouldn't be eaten. Of course, ...
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Why doesn't Sardo Numspa pronounce the letter J?

The hard "J" sound is ~500 years old and Sardo is older than that -- though there is the one slip with "just": (English Language & Usage SE) If the letter J is only 400–500 ...
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