Al Gore was brainstorming his campaign strategy with Bill Clinton at a
Georgetown restaurant when the waitress came to take their order. Gore ordered a salad and
water, and Bill Clinton studied the menu for a second. Then he looked up, smiled, and
said, "I'll have a quickie."
The waitress was offended.
"Mr. President," she said, "Considering all that your wife went through
last year with Monica Lewinsky, I think that that's in particularly poor taste." She
stomped away to cry.
Al Gore leaned over to
Clinton, looked at his menu, and whispered, "Uh, Bill, I think that's pronounced