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August 24, 2010

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Fred singing "They Can't Take That Away From Me" to Ginger in the fog on the ferry is about the most romantic thing ever. That wonderful lyric - the contrast of the little silly details - "the way you hold your knife," "the way you sing off-key," and so on - with the poignance of "the way you changed my life," even more touching because Fred has to try so hard for the note, you are totally on his side. *Sigh* Real life should be that way.

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