The best sentences we read today

October 10, 2013

-- "The man known for dressing up in an Elmo costume and harassing New York City tourists with anti-Semitic outbursts was sentenced in Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday to a year in jail after admitting he tried to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts."

-- "Open-faced meat sandwiches are kept in check by the USDA whereas closed-faced meat sandwiches are handled by the FDA."

-- "Once it’s fully operational, they’ll take this deluxe dumpster and give it the full no-impact-man treatment."

-- "The slender cowboy always preceded his hyperactive sales pitch with a gambol through the lot of his dealership accompanied by an escalating succession of exotic animals. "

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