It was disconcerting to read of my recent death in the NewsTribune—”Serving readers of the Illinois Valley.” The online periodical, obviously committed to brevity in a world of gratuitous loquaciousness, ingloriously reported that I “died the morning of December 31, 2016.” The revelation of my passing, er, death, got me thinking, which is a testament to the NewsTribune’s other commitment to thought-provoking reparte’.
This jingle is in honor of the upcoming inauguration and the people obsessed with the Donald—those for and against—as well as the Donald’s prolific and sometimes annoying habit of tweeting occasionally useful but oftentimes irrelevant gibberish every time anyone does anything with which he does not agree.
When my wife asked if I wanted to move to Italy, I didn’t think twice about it—my answer was a resounding and enthusiastic, “yes!”
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Despite popular belief, neither cow nor buffalo are worshipped in India; one visit to the country is enough to convince even a blind vegetarian of this simple fact.