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Can I say something, humphrey?

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This was posted by Feral some time ago. I hope he doesn't mind me reposting it. jack kerouac was on the tv show Firing Line with William F. Buckley, who for some reason (booze perhaps), he called "humphrey" (

kerouac - can i say something, humphrey?

buckley - yyyeesss...

kerouac - the vietnamese war is nothin' but a plot between the north vietnamese and the south vietnamese - who are cousins - to get jeeps in the country...

buckley - they're not very good plotters, are they?

kerouac - well, they gotta lotta jeeps...