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)

Sunday, February 01, 2004

CULINARY NEWS: As you may know, here in the northeastern United States we put a lot of salt on our roads during the winter. Sometimes we do this without actually trying the roads first, which drives the highway designers crazy. They spend years perfecting their craft and the idea of mere amateurs adding salt, pepper, or what ever else tickles our fancies to the creations they've spent days, weeks, perhaps even years concocting, fills them with an almost existential horror. One almost hesitates to think what would happen if some poor misguided highway commissioner actually asked them for a bottle of ketchup.


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