They Said It!


“We get a lot of people in here who wear glasses that don’t need them.”

Hannah Peski who works at Great Plains Coffee in Sioux Falls, as reported by the Argus Leader Sun., Feb. 17. The coffeehouse is a gathering place for hipsters.

“War is not inevitable. Force should be used only as a last resort. It is for the Iraqi regime to end this crisis by complying fully with the demands of the Security Council.”

Part of a statement issued by the 15 nations in theEuropean Union, warning Iraq it must disarm, but askingfor more time for inspections and giving Iraq no deadline,as reported by the Associated Press Mon., Feb. 18.

“I’ve tried to pull out of almost every one I’ve done because of sheer terror. I can always come up with a list of actresses who would do better and try to convince the director to cast someone else.”

Academy Award nominee for best actress Nicole Kidman on her phobia of acting, as reported by Reuters Mon., Feb. 18. Kidman is up for her role in “The Hours.”

“The situation is, therefore, getting more serious as the days go by as it is putting its plan for pre-emptive attacks on the (North) into practice with increased zeal.”

An unidentified spokesperson for North Korea, asquoted by KCNA, North Korea’s official news organizationand reported by the AP Mon., Feb. 10. North Koreahas threatened to break the armistice it has kept withSouth Korea since the end of the Korean War in 1953.

“Steve was a tough guy; he was a competitor. I didn’t know him that well, but I knew him well enough to know he loved the game and loved to compete.”

Baltimore Orioles manager Mike Hargrove on the deathof pitcher Steve Bechler of heat-stroke during training,as reported by the AP Mon., Feb. 10. It is believed thatweight loss supplements may have caused the death.