My grandfather's version of the classic admonition, "If everyone decided to jump off a cliff, would you?" was a little more original. It went something like, "If everyone decided to take off her panties and dance a jig, would you?" Well, truth be told, during the summer of 1980, when it was mercilessly hot at midnight, and I'd had four (or seven) tequila shots, I shouted, "Propriety be damned!" and proceeded to make my grandfather turn over in his grave. My companion that evening was moved to tears or laughter or both, and actually proposed marriage on the spot--or so he later swore. We broke up immediately after that. He was just too darned serious, and I, obviously, wasn't... More >>>