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发表于 3-30-2022 15:28:18 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式
Lettie Teague, Ticket to Ride; One lawyer's witty, often wistful take on fatherhood, family finances and the tony, insular world of horses and 'horse people.'  Wall Street Journal, Mar 25, 2022
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-m ... to-ride-11648161200
https://legalregulationreview.co ... iew-ticket-to-ride/
(book review on Chad Oldfather, A Man Walks into a Barn; Navigating fatherhood in the flawed and fascinating world of horses. Trafalgar Square Books, 2022)

Note:
(a) The book title is a wordplay on "A man walks into a bar."
(b) "Oldfather grew up on a farm in the 'unfortunately named' town of Kiester, Minn"
(i) Kiester, Minnesota
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiester,_Minnesota
("The city was named for county judge Jacob Armel Kiester")
(ii) Kiester is a Dutch surname.
(iii) The English noun keister
https://www.thefreedictionary.com/keister
shares the same pronunciation with surname Kiester.





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