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"Would you like fresh ground pepper on your salad?"

By Diogenes (articles ) | Apr 13, 2004

“Hello, I am Ken and I am going to be your waiter.”

-- M. Rev. Kenneth Untener’s greeting to the gathering following his installation as a bishop

(“Last Words” quote from this week’s NCR.)

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  • Posted by: shrink - Apr. 15, 2004 10:46 AM ET USA

    A "waiter" rather than a "servant"! Waiter's perform for tips, servants do not. A rather extraordinary (if unintended) admission by a bishop, given what has come to pass at the hands of the hierarchy over the last 30 years.

  • Posted by: - Apr. 13, 2004 5:24 PM ET USA

    De mortuis, nihil nisi bonum. Jashu

  • Posted by: Pseudodionysius - Apr. 13, 2004 3:51 PM ET USA

    That's ok, Ken, your Grace, I'm waiting for your ordination of a female waitress to take my order; your gender is oppressing me.

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