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My first year in college, we had a public pay phone in the dotmitory. Whoever answered when it rang, said "Brackenridge hospital artificial insemination ward, Do you want an appointment for natural insemination? When my mother called she was offended!
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Walt Fair, Jr., P. E. Comport Computing Specializing in Technical Engineering Software
Sigh... context for the uninitiated: The Super Bowl.
Surely no-one but the most die-hard Patriot fans would begrudge the Eagles that win. They were tremendous. On paper the game should have been a walk in the park for the Patriots, but the underdogs came out fighting with such spirit and courage. That first TD, one of the best you’ll ever see, set the tone, and their relatively unknown QB Foley playing against the almost legendary Brady played the game of this life. A couple of close calls by the referees – which I am not expert enough to have an opinion on so can only bow to their greater knowledge (though no doubt many Patriot fans won’t) – helped, but all in all, as a relative neutral, I have to give the honours to the Eagles as deserved winners.
But it isn't.... even with all that "armour" there are serious concerns about the long term health effects in the game. Just about every contact they make would be not just illegal in rugby, but get you banned for life. Those guys are big and heavy, and they crash into each other hard.
The only resemblance to rugby is the shape of the ball.