[Ads-l] QOTY candidate (sports department)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Nov 17 22:18:02 UTC 2014

At 11/17/2014 04:56 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>In the sports world, one QOTY nominee is Bill 
>Belichick's "We're on to Cincinnati", which officially became a meme--
>--after the October 1 press conference at which 
>the Patriots' coach responded to every question 
>about the team's debacle in Kansas City with the 
>response "We're on to Cincinnati" (the next team 
>on their schedule).  The Patriots beat 
>Cincinnati easily and have not lost since.
>...  the Pats, who were 2-2 after the blowout 
>loss in K.C., are now 8-2. But perhaps that just 
>means that "turning the page", as the cliché 
>goes, and moving "on to Cincinnati" was the way to go.

After Cincinnati, the next 5 stops on the way to 
8-2 were Verona, then on to Cremona,
Lots of laughs in Cremona, our next jump is Parma, that dopy mopie menace,
And Mantua and Padua.


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