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Ira Schreiber

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It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« on: March 22, 2017, 11:49:19 AM »
Recently a gentleman looked at my license plate and asked me:

" Who is WW FRY ?"

Yes, I did explain the plate's real meaning.

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 02:01:25 PM »
Was he drooling?

Bill Reidy

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2017, 04:21:43 PM »
Did you tell him about W.W.'s brother French?
What–me worry?

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2017, 05:57:45 PM »
Was it a younger person claiming you were missing another W?
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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2017, 07:59:20 PM »
I didn't know you used license plates, Ira.
What–me worry?

Dave Buczkowski

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 08:28:04 PM »
Bill, I don't think Ira uses license plates, it's a plate holder not holding anything...

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2017, 01:26:03 PM »
I believe he used a Sharpie on the bumper.

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2017, 03:11:30 PM »
The title of this thread suggests that Ira's extensive cultural background includes "Smut" by Tom Lehrer. One of the versus is:

All books can be indecent books
Though recent books are bolder
For filth, I'm glad to say, is in
The mind of the beholder

When correctly viewed
Everything is lewd
I could tell you things about Peter Pan
And the Wizard of Oz, there's a dirty old man

-John M

Ira Schreiber

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2017, 06:15:31 PM »
My favorite composer/piano player.
I have his entire CD collection.
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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2017, 06:17:12 PM »
Jeff, it had to be a white Sharpie as the bumpers are black.

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2017, 08:09:34 PM »
In Alna:

Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.

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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2017, 08:14:30 PM »
Don't you mean Beer Glasses?
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Re: It is all in the eyes of the beholder
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2017, 08:45:23 AM »
Jeff, it had to be a white Sharpie as the bumpers are black.

What about a silver Sharpie?

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