October 27, 2016

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 5/30/2014

"What? I’m 75 years old, I don’t think I’ll be jumping in the pool with the mermaids."

-- George Sprague

After a few martinis, George Sprague realized there would be no better way to renew his vows and celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary than underwater. With a mermaid present.

In January, Sprague and his wife, Lee, were watching the mermaid show that takes place Friday and Saturday nights in the pool behind the porthole windows of the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel’s Wreck Bar when the idea first occurred to the couple.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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