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nailing jelly to the wall

UK US nailing Jell-O to the wall
trying to give exact details for something that it is not possible to know about exactly: Writing the history of this period is like nailing jelly to the wall.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 试图提供无从知晓的细节, 白费力气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試圖提供無從知曉的細節, 白費力氣…
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