Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Happy Bastille Day.

Years ago I decided to try to update those ancient Yiddish curses for the modern era. On this Bastille Day, I recall the best and most vicious of what I wrote: "May your business be bought by a French holding company."

1 comment:

Mariah said...

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