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Quotes of the Day for 1 February 2004 – Games

I guess there's some kind of football game this afternoon. I used to watch the Superbowl occasionally, but just for the ads. It's likely that the best ads of the year will be on during the game. But then I thought about it: If they're so smart, why aren't they advertising where smart people can see? If Budweiser thought smart people were interested in their product, they should be advertising right here!

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The quotes:

Girls don't think boys' games are too hard, they think they are stupid.
     - Andy Grove, CEO of Intel

Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.
     - Bill Shankly

If a man watches three football games in a row he should be declared legally dead.
     - Erma Louise Bombeck, 1927 - 1996

You can't be a Real Country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have a football team or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least, you need a beer.
     - Frank Zappa

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.
     - Gerald Ford, 3-Feb-74

In baseball, when a player scores, you cheer. In football, when a player scores, you look for flags.
     - Thomas Boswell


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