[Ads-l] 1st rule of xxx club

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 21 10:18:24 EDT 2021


> 1996 C. Palahniuk Fight Club v 48
> The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.

Members of Skull and Bones must follow a similar rule, but it is
phrased differently

On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 12:22 PM Bill Mullins <amcombill at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> 1996 C. Palahniuk Fight Club v 48
>
> The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.
>
> 2001 Saturday Night [Toronto] 19 May 19
> First rule of the Alliance Party: do not talk about the Alliance Party.
>
> 2004 Toronto Star 19 Aug. 3/1
> After all, the oft-quoted "first rule" of the Illuminati is, "Do not talk about the Illuminati."
>
> 2008 Las Vegas Review-Journal 2 Oct. 3/1
> The first rule of the Mob Museum is do not talk about the Mob Museum.
>
> 2014 New Orleans Times-Picayune Lagniappe 3 Oct. 3/1
> The first rule of "Gone Girl" is you do not talk about "Gone Girl."
>
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