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Old 04-04-2009, 10:24 AM   #79
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Sam felt the color creep into his cheeks, "I'm sorry, I'm so used to being so formal I have to remember I don't need to be that way here."

"So you refer to your own grandfather as 'Mister Rodgers' when you're a fancy lawyer?" Betty asked.

"Well, yeah..." Sam paused long enough to put on a sympathetic face, "It's a lawyer thing."

Inwardly he heard the words "You wouldn't understand" but managed to keep them to himself.
I was a sailor. I was born upon the tide and with the sea I did abide.
I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow.
And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed. But I am living still.
--The Highway Man
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