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Robert Redford’s Head is Full of Oil

Jeeves Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 1:47 PM
The sentence "[h]e is only about 5'5"" refers to his present height. See, most languages have these things called "tenses" which indicate relative time. So "I met" occurred in the past; "is only" occurs in the present. Unless you think Mr. Redford has remained 11 years old for rather longer than most of us. Sure, Larry, it was intended as a joke. It failed.

If you’ve ever been to Washington, DC on a cold winter day, you’d know that 30 degrees Fahrenheit is pretty darned cold in the capital. With steady winds over 20 mph and the damp, swamp air, the cold snaps at you like the bitter end of a rolled up towel.

Chicago at 15 degrees isn’t as cold as DC at 30.

That’s why I find it hard to believe that 35,000-40,000 global warming activists, who by all rights should not have winter gear- they shouldn’t have it, nor should they be allowed to have it- showed up over the weekend in...