I was in a wine store recently, and was looking at a bottle of French red wine. It was a variety I didn’t know, from a region I didn’t know. I was curious about what its character might be. I picked up the bottle and got the attention of the proprietor.
Barry: Hi. Do you know anything about this wine?
Proprietor: Um. I think it’s a French red.
Barry: In other words, “No.” OK, thanks.
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