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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2013, 11:33 AM

4. "What's the word? Thunderbird. "What's the price? Fifty twice."

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(Or when inflation kicked in):
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"Mighty fine... for a dollar-nine.
What's the reason?
Grapes are in season.
What's the reaction?
Satisfaction."

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A tribute to a CHEAP fortified wine (17.5% alcohol) in the 50's and 60's a la MD 20/20 and Richard's Wild Irish Rose.
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http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=105x9259271
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(edit to add) BTW, although I tried just about everything, um... "pharmaceutical" that crossed my path, my
experiences as an Army medic convinced me that the horrible problems associated with needle use (and this
was pre-AIDs, even) meant that I was never ever going to try it -- not once (and I stuck to that).
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For the same reasons, I never ever had a drop of a cheap "fortified wine".
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