That Was In Another Country

Robert Waldmann has a very good memory.

But the past is another country. And besides…

PS. If you were at that party, and by some miracle you happen to read this, get in touch.

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2 Responses to That Was In Another Country

  1. Peter D. Lederer says:

    Well, if we are going to lard the posts with references to old jokes, let’s go to the ur-joke versions. I didn’t complain about “Whitefish” being mangled, but the one you link to here lost some of its vigor. Originally, “…the Lone Ranger turned to Tonto and said ‘well, Kemosabe*, I guess we’ve had it.” To which Tonto replied “Where do you get that ‘we’ shit White Man?”

    *As to Kemosabe, see “Is ‘Kemosabe’ a Racial Slur? The Supreme Court of Canada Refuses to Hear the Issue” Labour & Employment Law, Summer 2005 – Ontario Edition, Vol. XV, no.2, cited at

  2. Brad DeLong says:


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