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I'm going to use this quote when I get fired (downsized?)

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Pendleton, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. Pendleton

    Pendleton Member

    Pitching coach Rick Peterson:

    "(The Mets) welcomed me into their home, and homes go through renovations. I’m the hardwood floor that’s getting ripped out and they’re going to replace it with Tuscany tile. This is a team that’s underachieved, and it will get back on track. I walk out in peace.”
     
  2. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Nice quote.
     
  3. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    You should have heard the rest of his "I believe in Eastern philosophy" speech and his explanation of the bracelet he wears.
    I'm still waiting for a translation.
    No wonder Ollie Perez never understood a word he said.

    It's not fucking philosophy Rick...it's pitching!
     
  4. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Except when newspapers downsize they won't replace the floor and will stick with the plain concrete or plywood.
     
  5. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    Did he say anything about garters and breathing through eyelids?
     
  6. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    The rose goes in the front, big guy.
     
  7. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    You don't replace a floor that's fallen out from underneath you.
     
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