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Gin and Movies

(8) The Third Man
Major Calloway: It wasn’t the German gin.

(9) Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Arthur: Did you go out last night?
Aunt Ada: Yeah, we went to Silent Fox. And, oh dear, I had so many gins I thought I’d never get home.
Arthur: Well as long as you had a good time.

Things I Learned this Week

Among the things I learned this week:
* Parents are spending more time with their kids these days. (Courtesy: The Economist)

* NCAA football championships are less diverse program wise than its basketball counterpart. In the 16 playoff spots since NCAA football moved to a playoff system, nine programs participated. There have been 13 programs in basketball’s equivalent. (Courtesy: Marc Tracy/NYT)