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Old 01-08-2016, 23:16   #121
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To paraphrase an other cherished literary work that exists at several levels, All in all, I rather read about boats.
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To paraphrase an other cherished literary work that exists at several levels, All in all, I rather read about boats.
You mean Philly, you rather be reading books about boats in Philly? Although, that would be a good epitaph on your stone.
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Something for all -I believe that many here, who shall remain unnamed, are familiar with the classics* in the most academically correct way, which is very similar to, and derived from politically correct. It too stifles thinking for yourself and is focused on group thought in lock step. Hardly the way of most, but not all, cruising folk.

*Classics Illustrated that is. for those of you not old enough, they were comic book versions of classic literature.
Not only that but the Sunday comics had gorgeous picture stories from the romantic and biblical classics. Some bordered on what nowadays would be called pornographic. So prudish nowadays.
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You mean Philly, you rather be reading books about boats in Philly? Although, that would be a good epitaph on your stone.
Nah. But a good catch and riposte.
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