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|#5136||New York is real. The rest is done with mirrors.|
|#5137||New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around|
whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.
-- David Letterman
|#5138||No matter what other nations may say about the United States,|
immigration is still the sincerest form of flattery.
|#5139||"Now the Lord God planted a garden East of Whittier in a place called|
Yorba Linda, and out of the ground he made to grow orange trees that
were good for food and the fruits thereof he labeled SUNKIST ..."
-- "The Begatting of a President"
|#5140||On the night before her family moved from Kansas to California, the little|
girl knelt by her bed to say her prayers. "God bless Mommy and Daddy and
Keith and Kim," she said. As she began to get up, she quickly added, "Oh,
and God, this is goodbye. We're moving to Hollywood."
|#5141||On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia.|
-- W.C. Fields' epitaph
|#5142||One of the rules of Busmanship, New York style, is never surrender your|
seat to another passenger. This may seem callous, but it is the best
way, really. If one passenger were to give a seat to someone who fainted
in the aisle, say, the others on the bus would become disoriented and
imagine they were in Topeka Kansas.
|#5143||paak, n: A stadium or inclosed playing field. To put or leave (a|
a vehicle) for a time in a certain location.
patato, n: The starchy, edible tuber of a widely cultivated plant.
Septemba, n: The 9th month of the year.
shua, n: Having no doubt; certain.
sista, n: A female having the same mother and father as the speaker.
tamato, n: A fleshy, smooth-skinned reddish fruit eaten in salads
or as a vegetable.
troopa, n: A state policeman.
Wista, n: A city in central Masschewsetts.
yaad, n: A tract of ground adjacent to a building.
-- Massachewsetts Unabridged Dictionary
|#5144||Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would|
say that it had merely been detected.
-- Oscar Wilde
|#5145||Philadelphia is not dull -- it just seems so because it is next to|
exciting Camden, New Jersey.
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