Quote of the day 2009-03-31

From The Record

It’s hard to link people across so many thousands of kilometres, so you have to sort of dig deep sometimes to find those common threads, and I think (it’s) maybe facial hair. Perhaps in the beginning it was a response to the elements, but certainly over time, a fashion statement is one of the unifying themes in Canadian culture.

I mean, Brian Blessed… Richard Stallman… these guys, whoever they are… Maybe I should grow a beard. Throw in peace and harmony and I’m sold.