[Ads-l] a cute expression that, unfortunately, died quickly

Stanton McCandlish smccandlish at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 21 12:52:44 UTC 2021

Thanks for this "front yard billiards" and "lawn billiards" material.  I'm
actually the principal author of Wikipedia's "ground billiards" article
(mostly based on research by Stein & Rubino in *The Billiards Encyclopedia*).
Some of these citations will come in handy at various articles there.

Stanton McCandlish
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"*History*, n. An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant,
which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly
—Ambrose Bierce, *The Devil's Dictionary* (1911)
"When you're born in this world, you're given a ticket to the freak show.
And when you're born in America, you're given a front row seat.
And some of us get to sit there with notebooks."
—George Carlin, *Archive of American Television* interview (2008)

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