The Passing Parade: Cheap Shots from a Drive By Mind

"...difficile est saturam non scribere. Nam quis iniquae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se..." " is hard not to write Satire. For who is so tolerant of the unjust City, so steeled, that he can restrain himself... Juvenal, The Satires (1.30-32)

Tuesday, January 06, 2004

THE NEW YORK MINUTE: Now I have lived in New York, city and state, my entire life, and I think I can say, with a fair degree of assurance and without fear of contradiction, that New York minutes, despite what is said about them elsewhere in this our Great Republic, are the same length and consistency as minutes in other places, except for the bitter caffeine aftertaste and the heartburn they sometimes produce when taken too quickly.


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