Category Archives: Apologies and Alcohol

The biggest mistake in drunk driving apologies

Steven Bowditch is an Australian golfer. Good player, currently on the PGA tour and the PGA tour of Australasia, known for bewitching eyebrows and a struggle with severe depression. In the low-digit hours of February 3rd, Bowditch was arrested in … Continue reading

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Please don’t tell me what I’m apologizing for

If you don’t say exactly what it is you’re sorry for, it can ruin an otherwise good apology. It’s evasive. The person you’re apologizing to may feel like you’re not facing up to it. It seems insincere. So when you … Continue reading

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what every castle’s lavatory needs

According to the charming web site The Irish Aesthete, this framed item hangs in a bathroom at Birr Castle, County Offaly. As a lowly American Jewess not of the peerage, I don’t know whether the contrite Earl of Rosse is the current Earl (the 7th, for those keeping … Continue reading

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Takei’s sorry

  George Takei posts fun stuff on Facebook daily, mostly photos with amusing captions. It’s working out – he’s got nearly seven and a half million Likes. People like his stuff who aren’t even Trekkies. You can’t please everybody all … Continue reading

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You gloomy gaggle of killjoy jobsworths, here’s your apology

If you’ve been reading the Publican’s Morning Advertiser, you know that the Portman Group condemns the advertising for Dead Pony Club Ale, and [has instructed retailers not to place orders] for the irresponsible stuff. The Portman Group? Who are they? … Continue reading

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He can wear it, she can’t?

Jessica Urbina, a senior at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory school (SHC) in San Francisco, got a great picture for the yearbook. In the portrait, taken on the school’s Picture Day, Urbina’s beaming in a natty tuxedo, a look that also … Continue reading

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The deshignated driver is me

Idaho Senator Mike Crapo was arrested for drunk driving on December 23, in Alexandria, Virginia. Especially awkward because he has apparently said he doesn’t drink alcohol (as a Mormon thing). I gather that’s pronounced KRAY po. Okay? The man has … Continue reading

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