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Rufus F.

Rufus is an American curmudgeon in Canada. He has a PhD in History, sings in a garage rock band, and does a bunch of other stuff.

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    • Avatar Rufus F. in reply to North says:

      Thanks, old friend! Same to you!

      I finally woke from sleeping off the hangover at 10 p.m. this evening, so I think I can say I celebrated well!Report

      • Avatar North in reply to Rufus F. says:

        About 11 pm for me. Went to the local diner for a hangover cure and it was wall to wall. Woof, bacardi sparking peach rum packs a kick. Probably shouldn’t have drunk the whole bottle.Report

      • Avatar Rufus F. in reply to Rufus F. says:

        Haha! I can imagine! Pretty much anything rum can be deceiving, in my experience.

        When I went to the states for Christmas, I was asked to bring back moonshine for some Canadian friends and I also brought some for myself and this stuff called Templeton Prohibition Era Recipe Rye Whiskey. Last night, at the bar, I saw a young lady I haven’t seen in three months and we stayed up till five drinking the stuff after taking a cab to my place. I am in pain today, but it was sooooo worth it!Report

  1. Avatar Mike Schilling says:

    the green knight lifts [the severed head] by the hair and it tells Gawain not to be late for their next meeting at the Green Chapel.

    “Only a flesh wound!”Report

    • There’s actually an audiobook version as read by Terry Jones, which is perfect because it’s a really funny story. Some of the scholars who’ve written about it have tied themselves in knots trying to avoid admitting that, but the poet who wrote it had a good wry sense of humor.Report

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