Salamanders, Ponytails, and Valentine's Day Drinking

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Why the heart and not, say, the inner-knee? It's a fair question, and one we've been waiting for someone to answer for many years now. As usual, the answer is equal parts luck, chance, and a concerted lobbying effort by William Randolph Hearst to extend his publishing empire.

Everyone has to make sacrifices these days. If the Martians think they're getting screwed, they should call up the Venusians and hear about how they're being "encouraged" to reuse their coffee filters.

Depending on your circumstances, the answer will either be expensive and romantic or cheap, potent, and found under your sink. You can never predict how such things shake out. 

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