The best sentences we read today

--- "Maybe your family goes all the way back to New Amsterdam and Peter Minuit, the original gentrifier, who gentrified the poor Native Americans right off Manhattan island."

--- "They were pictures of undersea animals, there was a tiger, some of his favorites."

--- "The Democrats' bet on the Affordable Care Act is that it's like green eggs and ham"

--- ""I went to the AA and I couldn't believe my ears. They have no God and they say that they conquer alcoholism themselves."

--- "Annie Shannon whacks each newly baked toilet with a wooden mallet."

Lydia DePillis is a reporter focusing on labor, business, and housing. She previously worked at The New Republic and the Washington City Paper. She's from Seattle.
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