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Old 11-14-05, 01:16 PM   #1
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Article on DC Pirates

I haven't seen this posted but it's yet another article about couriers.

"He's a bicycle courier - one of several hundred free spirits who, whether in sleet or steamy summer, make deadline deliveries in the famously impatient capital. Some smoke, others chew tobacco and most drink - heavily. More wear tattoos than helmets. Few have health insurance."

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Old 11-14-05, 01:22 PM   #2
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they all say the same thing.

boldly reckless. very fast. track bike, don't stop, tattoo, drink, people unlike reader.
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Old 11-14-05, 01:41 PM   #3
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Nice. Those crazy kids!
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Old 11-14-05, 01:46 PM   #4
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most drink - heavily
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Old 11-14-05, 02:45 PM   #5
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none of those quoted are pirates, though i know some of 'em.
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