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Uncle Al and Uncle Floyd Shoot Some Pool by Joyce Sutphen | Sunday, March 27, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

March 27th, 2016

Episode 536 of 784 episodes

They’re wearing white shirts and their flowered ties hang on the brass doorknob. Uncle Floyd rubs the tip of his cue with a square of blue chalk, and Uncle Al leans over the table to take a shot, teeth clenched down on his cigar. I’m as tall as the pool table, and I can see... Read more »

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