Writings and Rantings

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  • OMG! It’s a Pit Bull!

    No it isn’t. It’s a bull terrier. No prefixes.A pit bull has a forehead. A bull terrier’s head looks like a football. He’s got this great big nose so he can lower his head and bash in the bathroom door without missing a step. And then he stands there wagging his tail and grinning, as…

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  • OMG! He’s got a gun!

    Well, yes, actually I do. Here’s the backstory: A few years back, in the course of my genealogy search, I found my great-grandfather’s obituary. He joined the Toronto Naval Brigade when it was formed, in 1860, in response to the threat of the Fenian raids. An Irishman ready to fight other Irishmen. Hmmm …. let’s…

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  • OMG! They’ve Delisted Screech

    I’ve had Screech in my cabinet for I-don’t-know-how-many years. I’ve replenished it regularly, and now I’m told that it doesn’t sell well enough for the Yukon Liquor Corp to keep stocking it. What? Am I the only one who drinks the stuff? Where have all the Newfoundlanders gone? There used to be lots of them…

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