Someone Once Told Me

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2070This is the excellent Dick McCulley, who is pictured in the back garden of his home in Reading, Massachusetts, USA. Of his SOTM, he wrote: "One year on a houseboat vacation with three of my friends, we moored for the evening at Gananoque, Ontario (a small town on the St. Lawrence Seaway).

"After spending a quiet evening at a local bar we returned to the houseboat. As we got to the marina we met up with two men and a woman who had just tied up a small boat and were highly inebriated and holding each other up. The following conversation took place:

Drunk Man (DM): "Hey, you guys from Gan?"

Me: "No, we just stopped in here for the night."

DM: "Hey, that Gananoque, that's some swingin' place, hey?"

Me: "No, it was pretty quiet."

DM: "Ah, but you gotta go to the Gananoque Inn, that's some swingin' place, hey?"

Me: "We just left the Gananoque Inn and it was pretty quiet."

DM: "Oh, but it don't get good till we get there."

Dick says the gentleman he was speaking to pronounced the last word as "dare", which only adds to the story, I think :-)

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Peter Ziavras

"Hey Dick, Is that you? You and I worked at Stop and Shop on the Lynnway many years from now. You also worked with my sister Kathy. If this is really you, just email me a short note. Kathy was home a few weeks back and we reminisced about the old days and of course your name came up. Look forward to hearing from you. Greek"

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