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Shut Up, Ethel - I’ll Do It Myself

June 30, 2013

At one point, doing about 65 mph, I was tempted to throw Ethel out of the car. Ethel had steered my wife and I very wrong. During a trip that was supposed to take us past Washington, D.....

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beach1

Jul-05-13 5:54 PM

a very good article with humor attached and and very true for many of us. hey truth don't you ever have a good thing to say about anything?

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tdolan

Jul-04-13 9:40 AM

wow lots of people seemed to have missed the point and go to cashier wait till they ring up sale then say I have the .03 cents and see what happens. I went to large chain around here that is closing the Benwood store and guy told me I cant do that I already put in the amount, tried to explain it to him and was told I can"t do math to which I replied why the*****are you running cash register

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SpankysLastDance

Jun-30-13 11:02 PM

Shoulda named it Gladys, Gladys is never wrong ! Right Gladys?

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thetruthforonce

Jun-30-13 8:04 AM

Mike. Would you have commented about your distain for Ethel as loudly if you would have been steered on a tour of Northwest D.C. where most of the white folk live as opposed to the Northeast quadrant which is largely composed of African Americans? You're thinly veiled reference is telling.

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thetruthforonce

Jun-30-13 7:26 AM

Mike, please! You're supposedly the editor of this large metropolitan newspaper. That's what you call it, don't you? Then why, oh why, do you make such a glaring grammatical error in just the second sentence of your article? "Ethel had steered my wife and I (gasp!) very wrong." Would you say "Ethel had steered I very wrong"? Didn't think so. If reading a newspaper is an intellectual exercise, one that our children should engage in, then I suggest that you take a remedial course in grammar so that you don't set such a horrendous example in the future.

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