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Dan,

what 'kind' of bars?

My experiences were at the Buffalo/Ft Erie border crossing.

The Freedom Bridge!  :)


On Fri, 15 Oct 2004 16:48:23 -0400, Dan Bale <dbale@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The customs agent appeared to be
> > having a bad day ...
> 
> Being able to read agents' faces helps alot.  Sometimes before the first
> word is spoken, you just know there's no room for humor and you better be
> using "sir" or "ma'am" frequently.  Use no commentary, just give straight
> answers, sit or stand up straight, don't look at your watch, give them all
> the respect the title deserves.  "Freedom of speech" is somewhere in
> limbo-land at the border crossing.
> 
> OTOH, going back to my drinking-age-is-18-in-Windsor days, I remember we'd
> hit the Canadian side going in on Friday nights, and the agent would just be
> sitting in his booth looking at a carload of underage U.S. drinkers, and
> say, "lemme guess, the bars?"  "Yes, sir!"  "Have a good time!"  "Thank you,
> sir!"
> 
> db
> 
> 
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