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Last updated 7/5/2017 at Noon



Conventional wisdom, or at least the kind expressed in aphorisms, suggests that being close only counts in a game of horseshoes. Someone eventually added, “… and hand grenades” into the mix, although good luck figuring out who that was (it was either a precocious child, Johnny Carson, or baseball legend Frank Robinson. Or someone else).

I can think of other close calls. Parallel parking comes to mind.

And movie quotes. Anthony Hopkins never said, “Hello, Clarice” and Humphrey Bogart didn’t mutter, “Play it again, Sam,” although, again: Close enough. We watch, or we think we...



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