Category Archives: You don’t say

You don’t say

“They can have airplanes falling off of trains, and they don’t even blink.”

– Aviation forecaster Rolland Vincent, referencing the recent train derailment in which three fuselages built at Spirit AeroSystems tumbled into a Montana river, on how nothing slows down the company

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“I apologize for being kind of a sappy father.”

Bicycle X-Change owner Michael Scanga on his daughter, Michelle, being pictured in Cosmopolitan’s September issue and quoted as saying, “It’s the best when somebody asks where I got a dress or top, and I can say, ‘Oh, a little shop in Kansas.’”

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“I have separation anxiety.”

– Wichita resident Pat Hysko, who says she’s lost without being able to buy gifts at Barrier’s and then shop for wrapping at L.J. Pracht Co. after decades of shopping at the now-closed stores

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“Hey, this isn’t Gridiron.”

– Sedgwick County Commissioner Tim Norton’s retort after others at the county joked about him getting caught in a traffic jam in Haysville by asking if everyone was driving backward

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“I’ll play a lot of solitaire. Read a good book.”

– Wichita superintendent John Allison, joking about his plans for this week, the first week back to school

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“The ducks needed good representation, and I was there to help.”

– Attorney Harvey Sorensen, who helped with the Eastborough duckling rescue Thursday, which happened in the gutter in front of his house

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“It’s been kind of a nice surprise.”

Jim Stevens on the new Pie Five Pizza that’s opening near Maple and Ridge on Aug. 15, which is the chain’s first freestanding restaurant so he wasn’t able to see pictures of what it would look like

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“I sat very still that day.”

Wichita Downtown Development Corp. president Jeff Fluhr on the first time he got a straight-razor shave at DeVille’s Barbershop & Shaving Parlor at Eaton Place

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“My goal this year is over 2 million mints.”

Warren TheatresBill Warren, who says last year he gave away 1,631,500 mints (at a cost of almost $69,000) after shows

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“I’m not going to be the guy in the kitchen.”

Jeremy Wade, one of the best-known chefs in Wichita, who is gone from Lakeside Club and now will help manage Alex Harb’s new Meddys Mediterranean chain