Things are not what they seem. The truth is not out there.
No, they don’t rub fast enough or long enough.
I say, Nancy, your idea that it’s “never a good reason” to do something because others are doing it—does that apply to falling in love? Being honest? Taking good care of yourself and your loved ones? Paying your taxes? Driving carefully? Being kind? Or any of hundreds of good things that lots of people do?
There’s a difference, which is crucial here, between “odds” and “frequency.”
George Washington Plunkitt used his inside knowledge of the plans for acquiring land for the expansion of the New York City water system to enrich himself by buying up land and selling it to the city at a profit while serving as a New York City official. He justified his actions by explaining the difference between “graft” and “honest graft”, declaring that what he did constituted the latter, and further remarking, “I seen my opportunities and I took ‘em.” William Riordan’s book, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, has it all in Plunkitt’s own words. (Available as an audiobook on Audible.com.) My point is, Gus is taking the exact same moral position.
I’m getting so sick of this endless stream of Woodstock strips.
Too bad we actually know what their usual environment looks like, so we know they don’t actually have access to anything like this in that dried-up suburb of theirs.
And you are so far beyond stupid that there is no word for it.
Cartoon physics. As the people here keep reminding me.
Why would she be surprised! Why would she drop her bag? This is scheduled air service!
Asking didn’t hurt. The response did, but not the asking.