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  1. stringertom

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    Gerald Ford issued the most infamous pardon in U.S. history on September 8, 1974. That was one day shy of just one month after Nixon left office. The decision essentially guaranteed Ford would serve only the 28 months left in Nixon's second term in office because Ford's approval rating dropped like a rock.
     
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    PA system: ''Excuse the interruption -- pardon me, but there's a white Ford Mustang in the parking lot with the lights on. If anyone here owns a white Ford Mustang, please check your lights. Thank you.''
    -- A Peck of Trouble: Mr. Teve's Tall Tales
     
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    Betterer than the peck of trouble caused by a white Ford Bronco, probably given by Hertz to a very violent man.:eek:
     
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    Skierized Ford Broncos are readily available at Denver Int'l Airport's Hertz.

    Don't think there's any current Denver Bronco superstar doing a commercial for Hertz.
     
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    Bronco RB is more mellow...Cranberry Juice Anderson.
     
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    On trips from the Bay Area to L.A., I would often drive by Pea Soup Andersen's on the I-5.
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    Arthur Andersen LLP used to be the Big 6, then the Big 5 up until the Enron fiasco. Subsequently, AABC [Arthur Andersen Business Consulting] firms were bought out by other consulting companies in 2002 by: Deloitte, Hitachi Consulting, IBM [formerly PwC Consulting] and BearingPoint [formerly KPMG].
     
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    'Accountants really add up'. (Car bumper sticker seen in the US)
     
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    Accountants prefer black, not red.
     
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    Bushmills has Black Bush whiskey,
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    and Red Bush whiskey,
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    but there is no accounting for the fact that they don't offer Blonde Bush...
     
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    In the early 80s when I was in NY, I remember seeing signs in the subway "Flatbush".
     
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    The Brooklyn Dodgers were known as The Boys Of Flatbush and played at Ebbets Field in the Flatbush section of the borough.
     
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    I would be inclined to think that @Mike Bulgakov wouldn't mind Brooke Shields' iconic bushy eyebrows that made her famous so much so Andre had to see [sans expensive medical expenses] for himself, at least for a while.;)
     
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    The boroughs of Kings (Brooklyn) and Queens are bushy areas as evidenced by the neighborhoods Flatbush and Bushwick respectively. @Mike Bulgakov might be advised when traveling there to bring protective eyewear or heavily subsidize the Brazilian wax retail industry so more of the B&T (Bridge and Tunnel) ladies will be kinder to his peepers.
     
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    Is there a four seasons to waxing? Like, Alaskan for the Winter, must stay warm so a little off the sides would suffice. Aloha, it's time for a Spring clean, so leave it barely there. In the hot and humid summertime--go Brazilian--strip the whole thing off! And O Canada! Understood. It's perfect in the Fall.
     
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    What a dream job...operate a Brazilian wax service in a swanky Four Seasons resort!:cool::cool::cool:
     
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    Take care of the bushes...
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    There are many bush varieties in many parts of Australia.
     
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    Tina Turner was born and raised in a small town in Tennessee that she sang about in "Nutbush City Limits."
     
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    J M Turner was born and lived in London, England. Well known for his landscapes and turbulent seascapes.
     
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    The CNN Center, which houses the headquarters of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
     
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    Driving your car to work and then around the BBC...
     
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    The Beeb touring "car" probably won't be added to The Bieb's collection of exotic vehicles, although it is close in size to the pop singer's Smart car used for local shopping errands. The remainder of the corral includes rides usually more associated with celebrities like Ferraris, Lambos, Porsches and Audis. Interestingly enough, the only Merc is a customized Sprinter van for his bigger shopping errands.
     
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    There is a Portland Brewery Bike Tour which I'd imagine is quite popular, especially the part of the tour which includes sampling the different beers.
     
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    Cement has played a role in recent events in this season's episodes of Ray Donovan. The ocean water around LA is a bit more polluted from capers pulled off by Mickey and his son Daryll.
     
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    Darryl Strawberry was blessed with a sinewy musculature à la Latrell Sprewell, lean, long and armed with a bombastic swing that would make ''bought from the vitamin store'' Bonds and McGuire blush like Barbie dolls with lipstick and earrings.:D:oops:
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    Daryl and Dwight Gooden were two bad apples in The Big Apple but Daryl has rehabbed from their shared drug troubles. Dwight might be finding his path now...he has not been in the news since 2010.
     
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    I saw the ESPN documentary on them, and I am not sure that they were bad apples as much as two guys who were seduced by the NYC cocaine and party scene of the 1980s and had trouble righting the ship.
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    There is a train of thought that going back into your same living environment and hanging with your same drugging partners is a very bad idea following rehab. There is probably a very good rehab unit at Bellevue in New York City.
     
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    Darryl and Doc are friends again.
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    Doctor K's 1985 Cy Young season: 24-4, 1.53 ERA, 268 K's, 16 complete games.

    or

    Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry's 1978 Cy Young season: 25-3, 1.74 ERA, 253 K's, 9 shutouts and a World Series title.

    ???
     
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    I will go with the stats and title, but my "Word Association" and preference is Mila Kunis pitching apple whiskey...
     
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    Jim Beam and Jack Daniels have a tight rivalry, at least I would imagine so.
     
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    I'd like to get tight with Jim Beam spokeswoman Mila Kunis as long as somebody else occupies Ashton Kutcher's attention. Otherwise, he might pay a hitman a few Jacksons to Jack me up and Lynch(burg) me from a Tennessee hickory tree.
     
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    Jim Courier in his prime, and Jack Sock could have had a forehand rivalry, but if they wanted to do shots after exchanging shots while in Europe, Jack Daniels would be easier to find. If you got tight with Mila, you should hope that Ashton couldn't find you.
     
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    Trying to walk the narrow path of the gymnastics balance beam would be a tough assignment after getting jacked up on some Jim in the gym.
     
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    I walk the line in Denmark...
     
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    A Boy Named Sue walked the line and got the Folsom Prison Blues.
     
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    The Prisoner was one of my favorite TV series of the late 60's for the two years it ran. It was the brainchild of its star, the late great Patrick McGoohan, more familiar to younger generations as the old bad guy in Escape From Alcatraz (The Warden) and Braveheart (King Edward I, aka Longshanks.)
     
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    Isn't that the one where a man is abducted and taken to an island.
    I watched several episodes but really never got to like it. it was recommended by ronaldo maybe.

    Word Association: Prisoner of Zenda (Ronald Colman, if i remember)
     
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    The original portrayal of Ronald McDonald was performed by Willard Scott on TV commercials in the Washington D.C. area in the mid-60's. Scott had first gained notoriety there by playing Bozo the Clown on area TV station WRC-TV and later became more famous as the weatherman on The Today Show for the NBC national network.
     
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    Arthur SCOTT introduced the first ever disposable towels for kitchen related applications. It's perforated towel-sized [13 x 18 inches long back then] sheets.
     

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