An old friend just sent me the most hilarious letter ever. I’m sure that this is already all over the internet world, but check this out.
Here’s the original letter:
and here is the AMAZING response:
It gets better. From this source:
“This correspondence is in fact real, as Michael Heaton of the Cleveland Plain Dealer determined by tracking down both of the principals, who vouched for its authenticity. Browns general counsel James Bailey, who is now 66 and lives in San Diego, told Heaton that:
‘It’s surprising. I’ve gotten lots of calls from old friends who have seen that letter on the Internet.
I was all of 28 years old when I wrote that letter. I should have been more cautious. I’m just glad my mother’s not around to see that letter.
After I wrote it, I heard about it right away from [Brown’s owner] Art Modell. He said something like, ‘What the hell are you doing?’ He was not a guy lacking passion.’
Dale Cox, formerly of the Roetzel & Andress law firm, is now 72 with a private practice in Orofino, Idaho, also recalled for Heaton his memories of the exchange:
‘I’m still a Browns season-ticket holder. I found out that Bailey and I both went to the University of Michigan Law School.
No [I wasn’t angry with his response]. I thought it was pretty cool. I’ve used that letter a couple of times myself since.’ ”
Amazing. This made my day.