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Clay Shannon <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 2 Nov 2017 16:13:00 -0700
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There’s no accounting for Taste.

That’s basically why they broke up.

But then again, that’s probably too obscure a joke, as i may be the only Rory Gallagher fan here.

> On Nov 2, 2017, at 2:30 PM, Robert STEWART <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Not everybody loved Twain's lecture on the Quaker City tour. On April 19, =
> when Twain was giving that talk in San Francisco and other Western towns, t=
> he editor of the Marin County Journal, on April 19, on page 2, col. 1, wrot=
> e:
> Sickening.=E2=80=94The San Francisco papers are going into raptures over Ma=
> rk Twain's lecture on "Pilgrim Life." This miserable scribbler, whose lette=
> rs in the Alta, sickened everyone who read them, and of which the proprieto=
> rs of that paper were heartily ashamed has the audacity and impudence to at=
> tempt to lecture to an intelligent people.