Don't get me wrong, I'm happy for Ortiz, but jeez, being 10 plus back and locked out of the postseason has taken the warm and the fuzzy out of this cuddlefest for me.
Yeah, well, if it weren't for Papi's 52 it'd be more like 20 plus back and hope would have withered in June rather than September.
True, but still the way this season went down so abruptly it was like a mugging, you know? Like one minute you're skipping home at night aftah a few beahs with a smile on your face and then it's all whispahs in the shadows and there you are jumped by a couple of thugs.
Who smelt of pubs and wormwood scrubs?
Exactly. I first felt a fist, and then a kick, my life spun around me.
Several of today's lines are from The Jam's "Down in the Tube Station," a tremendous yet heartbreaking song. Going on 30 years since it was first released, Tube Station, along with much of The Jam's work, sounds as fresh as ever.