When I mentioned this to my neighbor, Tom A., he said this reminded him of the Robin Williams' line, "Donner, party of five," which is almost funnier, with less of a setup.
Still seeking a certain spy in the Mexican Revolution. She is described, as dressing all in gray, with gloves and an absurd, little hat.
The other thing that constantly amazes me, is that in the study of history, the parallels to the current time are always too close for comfort.
—Don Pablo Escandon, governor of Morelos, praising his boss
"This year (1910) is the year of the centenario, the hundredth anniversary of Mexican independence from Spain."
Well, for one thing, in several months time, the entire country will be torn apart and over a million will die as the peons (styled as peones in Spanish) revolt.
Oh, and 300,000 Mexican citizens will die from the Spanish Flu pandemic.