Calvin Trillin quotes

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English people apparently queue up as a sort of hobby. A family man might pass a mild autumn evening by taking the wife and kids t ...
When it came to poetry, my father was not an absolutist. Pie was his favorite subject for a couplet, but every three or four weeks ...
It has long been acknowledged that the single best restaurant in the world is Arthur Bryant's Barbecue at Eighteenth and Booklyn i ...
Fairs are good places to eat, particularly for stand-up eaters--which is one of the kinds of eaters I am, although when I eat stan ...
Everything was blamed on Castro. Mudslides in California. The fact that you can't buy a decent tomato anymore. Was there an except ...
The talk shows are stuffed full of sufferers who have regained their health--congressmen who suffered through a serious spell of b ...
What strikes me as odd now is how much my father managed to get across to me without those heart-to-hearts which I've read about f ...
It seems to me that upbringings have themes. The parents set the theme, either explicitly or implicitly, and the children pick it ...
"I hate to bring up a subject that may cause you to break out in hives," I said, "but what were you thinking of paying me for each ...
As part of my research for An Anthology of Authors' Atrocity Stories About Publishers, I conducted a study (employing my usual con ...
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