"I had mixed feelings coming [to the White House] today, and they were only confirmed by all those kind and generous things you've said. Made me feel like I was a pickle stepping into history." --Bill Clinton, June 14
I feel like a gherkin walking into the past.
No, no, no. OK:
I feel like a zucchini strolling backward through time.
All right, close, but not quite there.
I feel like a cucumber sailing through the space-time continuum.
Argh. Poetic, but just not right.
I feel like a pickle stepping into history.