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Tossed Salad Friday

~~ When an acquaintance asks you to do something that should really only be requested by a close friend or relative, what do you do?

~~ This tweet hysterically summarizes the stupidity of the baseball Hall of Fame voting:
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~~ Scene from an Italian restaurant:  I told the waiter that I was a vegan, so may I please have a pasta dish that was just vegetables, garlic, oil, and pasta?
“Sure,” he said. “You want chicken or shrimp on that?”
“No,” I replied. “Just vegetables, garlic, oil, pasta. No butter, no cheese, no stock, no meat.”
“OK. How about some pancetta?”
“No!” I said a bit louder. “Shall I explain what a vegan is?”
“No, I know,” he claimed. “What kind of pasta?”
“Do you have whole wheat ziti?”
“You know, that has gluten in it,” he said patronizingly.
I said, not so patiently, “I don’t eat animals or animal products, but since wheat doesn’t have a mother and I’m not allergic, I eat pasta.”
“Oh, OK,” he says. “I’ll check with the kitchen and ask if they can make your special order.” pasta with zucchini

~~ I have to run along now. I’m going to hire some aides just so I can blame everything on them. Thanks for the management tip, Governor Christie!

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