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Re: Be kind to your web-footed...

Jim, I bet the Short One feels 10 feet tall after this!
Cngratulations Fatma!


-- james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
friends / For a duck may be somebody's mother...

We're trying to raise our tolerance level for patriotic gibberish here 
at the plantation. Next week, Tuesday to be date certain, Ms. Fatma 
raises her right hand [anyone ever wonder why it's the right hand?], 
mumbles a few trite shibboleths [is that redundant?], and becomes a 
U.S. citizen. We have to travel to Tampa for the ceremony and, if 
that's not bad enough, endure a period of political bloviation before 
INS delivers the goods. A woman from Zululand, who went through this 
initiation ceremony 2 years ago, has warned us that, while the 
proceedings are tedious and banal, the inability of INS clerks to 
deliver the proper papers to the proper persons is mind blowing, and we 
may want to consider reserving a hotel room.

Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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