Sumo on Ice
"Catherine's gift to us tonight is her poetry."
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"I was against Russo-Disneyland from the start."
"I told you not to order the Zamboni."
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How Not to Remember Names
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"Do I know how fast I was going? Isn't that your job?"
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"This is impossible. Let's take the next boat."
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"But I take it a canoe trip along the lower Amazon does not appeal."
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"I wish I'd never bought Harold that 3-D printer."
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"Memo to self: 'Feathers?'"
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"One enchanted evening, I saw a stranger across a crowded room, and it was Jim, and I should have left him there."
"I'm just going to give you a warning this time, and some SPF 50."
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"Now, if you're feeling adventurous we can undercook the chicken."
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"I just have a few minor fixes that will ruin everything you've come up with."
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A statue of a baseball player swinging a bat stands next to a building with a broken glass window.
"My instincts tell me to call an emergency board meeting. My emotions tell me to have it at the all-nude bar across the street."
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Kittens and snake.
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"Pinpoint havoc, gentlemen, accuracy of mayhem. And yet our dress blues remain crisp and sharp, our hands soft and pink."
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"First Big Oil, the Big Steel, and now, Big Cookie."
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"Shouldn't you rake those up first and then set them on fire?"
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"That was fun- we should do New Year's more often."
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"I know. But I think I can change him."
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"That, my friends, is a hot potato."
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Tags:drinking, drinker, drink, alcohol, alcoholic, drinking problem, drunk, drunken, beer, beer drinker, beer enthusiast, magazine, literature, hobby, hobbies, beer tasting, brewing, brewer, brewery, brewmaster, beer can, adult beverage, adult beverages, beverage, beverages, bad idea, asleep, sleep, sleeping, sleepy, hangover, hungover, craft beer, manly, man