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February 20, 2009

Quote Of The Day

by Brad Warbiany

Katherine Mangu-Ward, discussing beer vending machines in the Armed Forces Retirement Home:

I hear rumors from the old folks that you used to be able to get cigarettes this way as well. But that’s probably just the Alzheimer’s talking.

Sometimes it’s lines like this that remind me just how much things have changed — in my short lifetime.

As a postscript, when I was younger I always thought it would be very cool to have a beer vending machine… But now I have a kegerator, which is far, far better :-)

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