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1951 Stuart Purves ad.

Old 02-22-24, 11:12 AM
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1951 Stuart Purves ad.

Do you long to soar space-wards and visit the moon,
Or just cruise round the world in big ships,
Or yet wander around on the bed of the sea
And tread on the fishes--and chips?
Though you may not succeed in these fanciful realms,
You're sure to claim fame for your name,
If you get the best out of yourself every ride
"ON A WELL-BALANCED FAST STUART FRAME!"

Cycling-August 16, 1951
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As if they read my soul before I was even born. (Not claiming to be well-balanced BTW.)
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You had me at fish 'n' chips.
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I'm feeling strangely drawn to listen to Apostrophe (') after reading that.
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Originally Posted by Rick_D
As if they read my soul before I was even born. (Not claiming to be well-balanced BTW.)
You and me both, brother. Thanks for the good word. Actually, I don't think Jacques Anquetil was my main infuence
that convinced me to incarnate. (I think it was hearing Buddy Holly). Anquetil was second, though. Paul
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Originally Posted by PhilFo
I'm feeling strangely drawn to listen to Apostrophe (') after reading that.
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I hate comedian Frank Zappa. When he was not being purile and sophomoric in a benign sense, he was sarchastic or down-right insolent. Sometimes, he would hide behind allusions or double-entendres. This is what over-use of psycho-active drugs can do, in the long-term. It is a warning to us all. Think of what he could have accomplished straight (records) and non-cynical? I go by the premise: "Say what you mean, and mean what you say." There is this dark, ugly vibe about Frank Zappa. That is not surprising, because we see this often from individuals who have taken, at one point in their life, too much L.S.D. What happens is that the primal unconscious is forcibly accessed, with all of its brute strength, destruction, creativity and intuition erupting into the conscious awareness.
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