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oleary minceNew York Tribune, February 8, 1907. A Runyonesque reminiscence of pies better left uneaten. Beats me why a streetcar transfer is a deal-breaker but a telephone slug is not. Such are the enigmatic codes of the sporting life.

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  1. […] One of the reasons I love it is that Mr. Parallel, curator of The Hope Chest, is a serious scholar of the mince pie, its connotations and denotations.  If you don’t believe me, follow the tag Hot Mince […]

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