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The most important word in the language of the working class is “solidarity.” —Harry Bridges

Now the problem I had in understanding the law was because of the language of the law. Instead of taking each word and finding out the case that the word related to, once in a while I got lazy and I would apply common sense. And then I got really screwed up. —Lenny Bruce

Say What?

My friend Lenny was always fond of saying “Vas is los mitt der garten hose?” whenever he had a situation to ponder. Lenny was a carpenter—a damn fine carpenter of German descent—who could make the form boards for a concrete foundation look every bit as beautiful as a walnut China Hutch. He could also do…

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