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Thursday, April 17th, 2003

Life In A Glass House

My friend Nicole is such a funny girl. She finally sends in her and Jim’s money for the hockey pool, and cleverly wraps it in the front page of the Hamilton Spectator sports section from the day after the Flyers smacked around the Leafs last week. Ho ho ho. Was that a taunt? Well Miss Nicole (Mrs, actually), I have some choice headlines for you this morning:

“Ducks sweep defending Stanley Cup champions”

“Ducks fly past Detroit”

“Seeing Red: Wings Fall”

“Wings and Joseph eliminated”

“SO LONG, STANLEY – Anaheim sweeps Cup champions from playoffs”

There is no joy in Motown. People in glass houses, my dear.

ADDENDUM: Apparently Nicole had tickets to game 5. HA HA!

My daytimer states that today is Maundy Thursday. What the hell does ‘Maundy’ mean?

np – Neutral Milk Hotel / In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

By : Frank Yang at 9:20 am
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  1. wy says:

    hey, i got jim to bug nicole to send in that money so i want my cut as discussed. muscle ain’t cheap, no matter how scrawny.

    wy

  2. Frank says:

    you’re such an obedient boy, Will. When’re you getting back from Saskatchewan?

    Main Entry: Maun·dy Thursday

    Pronunciation: ‘mon-dE-, ‘män-

    Function: noun

    Etymology: Middle English maunde ceremony of washing the feet of the poor on Maundy Thursday, from Old French mandé, from Latin mandatum command; from Jesus’ words in John 13:34 — more at MANDATE

    Date: 15th century

    : the Thursday before Easter observed in commemoration of the institution of the Eucharist