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It Takes Four Men....

by Bill Spohn » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:16 pm

I'm not being sexist, I'm just quoting something I hadn't seen before.

"It takes four men to dress a salad: a wise man for the salt, a madman for the pepper, a miser for the vinegar, and a spendthrift for the oil."

- Anonymous


Sounds fairly correct to me. Any comments or additions?
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Re: It Takes Four Men....

by Jeff Grossman » Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:12 am

A humble man for the mustard and a gardener for the herbs.
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Re: It Takes Four Men....

by Bill Spohn » Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:36 am

Good additions!
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Re: It Takes Four Men....

by Jenise » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:22 pm

One more addition: A woman to pour it in the bowl to keep the men from overdoing it.
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Re: It Takes Four Men....

by Robin Garr » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:01 pm

Or just substitute "person" and "people" for "man" and "men" and you've come into the 21st century with the rest of us. :P
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Re: It Takes Four Men....

by Bill Spohn » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:04 pm

But then I wouldn't be quoting, I'd be paraphrasing.
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Re: It Takes Four Men....

by Robin Garr » Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:41 pm

Bill Spohn wrote:But then I wouldn't be quoting, I'd be paraphrasing.

It's an anonymous quote.

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