By Dave Barry

Pulitzer Prize-winning slapstick comedian Dave Barry is a good looking amiable man. yet in recent years, he’s been getting a bit labored up. What can make a mild-mannered guy of phrases so scorching below the collar? good, loads of things–like undesirable public paintings, web millionaires, SUVs, Regis Philbin . . . or even larger difficulties, like

• The slower-than-deceased-livestock left-lane drivers who it seems that think that the ideal lane is sacred and must not ever are available direct touch with tires
• The parent-misery quotient of last-minute institution technological know-how reasonable projects
• Day buying and selling and different careers that by no means require you to take off your bathrobe
• The plague of the low-flow bogs, that's so undesirable that even in Miami, the place you should buy medications simply by beginning your entrance door and yelling “Hey! i need a few crack,” you can’t even promote your first born to get a normal-flushing toilet

Dave Barry isn't taking any of this sitting down. He’s going to face up for the rights of all american citizens opposed to ridiculously named strong point “–chino” coffees and the IRS. simply once he will get the darn bathroom flushed.

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