“If you surveyed a hundred typical middle-aged Americans, I bet you’d find that only two of them could tell you their blood types, but every last one of them would know the theme song from “The Beverly Hillbillies.”—Dave Barry, American writer & humorist, 1947-


(Please note that each of these quotations is meant to be read independently of all the others, especially those immediately preceding and following the current quotation.)


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