No topic is too small or large. ...
"I have a question," piped up Scott MacInness, a 75-year-old retired machinist. "We have a person living up near where I am who apparently isn't carrying a full sea bag. How do we get this person to stop throwing all their trash in the recycling tub?"
Suggestions ranged from "stand out there sometime" to "get inside the thing and when he opens it, go 'aha!' "
Mr. MacInness hopped up to refill his coffee.
"Can I ask you a question?" another man shouted to him. "Why do you carry a spoon?"
Mr. MacInness tapped his pocket and confirmed that he does indeed faithfully carry a spoon. "Because you can't stir a cup of coffee with that little brown plastic straw! It will not make the sugar mix!"
"What the hell you need sugar for?" shouted another member, igniting a conversation about the taste of black coffee.
July 20, 2012
"Dull-men's groups—and the sentiment behind them—have been around for some time."