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People Offer Worthy Observations in the Morning

This morning my outgoing, ruddy and bearded petrol attendant, we’ll call him Joey, was issuing forth his usual ‘guten tagen on your noggins’ to me and a fellow named Dave who was driving by in his van. He used ‘phuckin’ … Continue reading

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Fleeing from Turkmenistein on an Escape Goat

I fear that my lunch-mates and I were misunderstood when our typically wayward conversation veered into the topic of whether the country in question was pronounced “Turkmenistein” or “Turkmenisteen.” Those of Jewish heritage preferred “stein” while Bruce fans preferred “steen” of … Continue reading

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Moe Confuses My Colleagues

The Moe Howard key-chain I have on my wall at work drew this remark from my Romanian colleague.  “Why do you have a Chinese guy on your wall?”  No surprise, I suppose, that he didn’t recognize one of the Three … Continue reading

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