Saturday, July 07, 2007

War D'oeuvres

A few years ago a certain gangster visited his favorite Italian fast food restaurant in the hopes of picking up one of those appetizer plates of cheese and smoked meats. A regular, he was alarmed to find the menu altered and the dish he sought had a new title. This was back in the "freedom fries" days and the owner of the restaurant, a gangster turned pacifist epicurean, had retaliated in kind. The hostess explained:
  • O, Gotti, sir, a wit named 'em "anti-war." Is it to go?


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