Michael K. Gottlieb michael.gottlieb at YALE.EDU
Thu Sep 9 01:42:22 UTC 1999

On Wed, 8 Sep 1999, A. Maberry wrote:

> I always heard it as W.C. Fields talking to a child about to drink a glass
> of water, as "Hey kid, don't dringk that! Fish f-ck in it."

Two similar pieces of advice that come to mind--

   "Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody."

                                 - Mark Twain

   "Water?  Water is for bathing.  Vodka is for drinking."

                                 - my grandfather (_jokingly_)

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