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From page A11 | March 28, 2014 |

Perhaps your avid readers can suggest an opinion on a matter of current importance.

On St. Patrick’s Day, a lady friend and I were enjoying an excellent corned beef and cabbage dinner at a local restaurant; when it came time to order drinks I suggested a hearty red wine and she suggested a titillating white wine. Customers overhearing our debate said that red wine is for knuckle-dragging, hairy chested, brutish he-men, and that white wine is for more sophisticated, artsy-crafty and intelligent women. The lines were drawn in the sand box.

The discussion became rather heated involving politics, religion, underarm deodorants and other socially unacceptable matters. Being a person who detests public argumentation, we compromised on green beer, with an Alka-Seltzer chaser.

I guess my question is: If the “bullet train” were implemented, how long would it take to get from Chowchilla to Dogpatch Junction? (In dog years?)

Harry Short

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  • MattMarch 28, 2014 - 5:03 am

    When you have to try that hard to try to be funny, it usually doesn't work. No exception here.

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  • Teach5thMarch 28, 2014 - 7:10 am

    It's sad that this drivel passes for commentary worth printing.

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