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Offline Jeff Wrangler

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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2540 on: October 22, 2020, 02:09:20 pm »
Powerful, maybe.  Uncontrollable, that's debatable.

If you can't control the drive, you can control your actions.

The current crisis is making people do weird things, at least as I understand.

I wonder if he drinks?
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2541 on: October 22, 2020, 10:05:30 pm »
The October 26th issue arrived today. I can't believe I'm, like, a month behind in reading them.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2542 on: October 23, 2020, 08:19:39 pm »
If you can't control the drive, you can control your actions.

The current crisis is making people do weird things, at least as I understand.

I wonder if he drinks?


I was going to say, "he's a reporter, isn't he?" but that's stereotyping. I was also going to say, "Is the bear catholic?"  :laugh:
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2543 on: October 26, 2020, 10:36:43 pm »
I read the Jane Austen article (Oct. 5). I guess only the Bible has had more things written about it than Jane Austen.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2544 on: October 27, 2020, 12:43:46 pm »
I thought Sherlock Holmes was second to the Bible, but I may be wrong.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2545 on: October 27, 2020, 04:36:39 pm »
Well, both Jane and Sherlock have a pretty broad fan base, with societies and meetings and stuff like that.