The list author says: "Trillin has published entertaining novels (Tepper Isn't Going Out, Runestruck), light political verse (Obliviously On He Sails, Heckuva Question), family memoir (Messages From My Father, Family Man), food/travelogues (Tummy Trilogy, Travels with Alice), and investigative journalism (An Education in Georgia, Killings)."
"Going out? Are you going out? He's not going out? What do you mean he's not going out? Hey, are you going out or not, man? Or is that where you live? Is that car, like, rent controlled? Are you looking for a spot?"
"Could there be a French-fries booth that includes both French fries from Arthur Bryant's Barbecue in Kansas CityÂcooked in pure lard, with some of the skin left on here and thereÂand the pommes frites served in a chic Santa Monica restaurant called Michael's?"
"Now I'll ask you if, as an official of the University of Georgia for the period you have stated and as President of the University of Georgia since 1950, do you know of any policy of the University of Georgia to exclude students on account of their race or color? Do you know of any policy to discriminate against Negro applicants?"