“Subtlety in food does not impress me. I like big, loud flavors — sweet, sour, hot, salty, aromatic, pungent, tingling — preferably all in the same bite. I’m the guy who always asks for salt and pepper in the fancy restaurants and who thinks that most dishes could benefit from a squeeze of lime or a shot or two of Tabasco.” -Chris Schlesinger
-Excerpt and images courtesy of the Internet Archive, Boston Public Library, “Big Flavors of the Hot Sun,” by Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby, 1994
Roger Sherman, also of Connecticut, was known to have given one of the shortest speeches in history at a bridge dedication ceremony when he said, "I think it will hold up all right," while testing the strength of the bridge with one foot.
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