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June 16, 2010

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Hey, I love Cosmos! Them's fightin' words!

Brilliant analysis. You're right on target in distinguishing the effects of gin and vodka. Vodka is indeed the great trickster. I wrote a story once about gin, calling her Gina, a femme fatale.

I'm a gin snob, not a gina fatale, though I did write a persona poem in the voice of gin, called "Martini," who is kind of a tennis lady type of alcoholic. Rhyme scheme is AAAA...for about 40 lines. Gin's obsessive. Maybe Laura Orem has it right: Stick to Cosmos!

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