Chivalry is not dead

Sunday, July 1st, 2001 - 11:37 pm PDT

Proving that the age-old, outdated, sexist notion of chivalry is not quite yet dead, The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith today gallantly threw down his jacket over a filthy puddle of mud so that his female companion could walk across it without dirtying her shoes. Smith then put his jacket back on and walked through the mud puddle himself before accompanying the woman to a fine French restaurant where they dined on fish eggs twenty-year-old wine.