The Quotable Elaine Kaufman

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The Elaine zingers just keep coming. Writer Sam Schulman remembers Elaines initial greeting: I hear youre a genius who doesnt know how to handle women. Glad to meet ya. Alex Storozynski (the famous Polack), remembers her reprimanding a woman who kept passing Alec Baldwins table: Get your bladder checked honey, you've gone to the bathroom too many times. And then there was the time the White House party crashers asked for a photo with her, because one of them was having a birthday: "So buy a F-ing cake, she said. Finally, Bob Kappstatter of the Daily News says he once asked her how she got out of her nightly tte--ttes with the famous: Honey, it goes in one ear and out the other ...

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