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Bourbon On The Rocks #25

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I nodded, "I read the police are looking to question some guy that was last seen with her."

Miss Cross sang on. "For nobody else gave me a thrill, with all your faults I love you still..."

"Yeah," the bartender said, "Milton Dunn, that schmuck."

I nodded, "Yeah, who is he? Another singer?"

The bartender laughed quietly. "Milton? That loser couldn't carry a tune if it had handles on the sides. Nah, he hung around the club, mooning over Miss Turner. But she had her sights set on more than what that bum could provide her, know what I mean?"

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    The subtle approach eh Jake. Smart move.

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    Drew Martyn almost 4 years ago

    "couldn't carry a tune if it had handles" - superb phrase, which sounds a lot like me.

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    Christopher almost 4 years ago

    Thanks, Neville.

    Drew, I can carry a tune but I can't carry it far before my arms give out!

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