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Stop credit card fraud
Friday, August 17, 2012      13 comments

Many folks have written with perfectly plausible explanations about why merchants take my phone number on a credit card charge. What these fail to address, however, is that if I'm perpetrating a fraud in the use of this credit card, I'm not abou... Read more
Strange grants given
Thursday, August 16, 2012      10 comments

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 14: According to a database maintained by Academic Guidance Services, there are 3,000 scholarships earmarked for golf caddies, newspaper carriers, glee clubbers, and band members. Juanita College in Pennsyl... Read more
Drinking and driving
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      12 comments

The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny. The "Environmental Engineering News" published some rather sobering information about punishment fo... Read more
Begin Emergency Landing
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      8 comments

According to "The Australian," an airliner recently encountered severe vibration in flight. The captain decided to make an emergency landing, and switched on the seat belt sign. The vibration stopped immediately. A passenger emerg... Read more
Actual Newspaper Headlines
Monday, August 13, 2012      9 comments

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers Safety Experts Say School Bus Passengers Should Be Belted Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case Survivor of Siamese Twins Joins Paren... Read more
A Few Laughs on Getting Older
Sunday, August 12, 2012      15 comments

When the husband finally died his wife put the usual death notice in the paper, but added that he died of gonorrhea. No sooner were the papers delivered when a friend of the family phoned and complained bitterly, "You know very well that h... Read more
Stella Awards
Thursday, August 09, 2012      9 comments

It's time once again to review the winners of the Annual "Stella Awards." The Stella Awards are named after 81 year-old Stella Liebeck who spilled hot coffee on herself and successfully sued McDonald's (in NM). That case inspired the Stella awar... Read more
Test for Dementia
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      8 comments

DO YOU THINK NORMAL? Test for Dementia Below are four (4) questions and a bonus question. You have to answer them instantly. You can't take your time, answer all of them immediately. OK? Let's find out just how clever you really... Read more
Test for Dementia
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      7 comments

DO YOU THINK NORMAL? Test for Dementia Below are four (4) questions and a bonus question. You have to answer them instantly. You can't take your time, answer all of them immediately. OK? Let's find out just how clever you really... Read more
Converting to metric
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      7 comments

This last weekend I was reminded at the pace we are converting to metric. I was on I-75 in Ohio when I saw a sign that said: All signs metric Next 20 miles ... Read more
A Letter From Home
Thursday, August 02, 2012      11 comments

One student fell into a cycle of classes, studying, working and sleeping. Didn't realize how long he had neglected writing home until he received the following note: "Dear Son, Your mother and I enjoyed your last letter. Of course, we ... Read more
Still alive and kicking...mostly kicking
Monday, July 30, 2012      9 comments

It has been a frustrating summer... More than half of the time our phone has not worked, so we finally just cancelled the service and are just using our cell phones... Our internet service has also been atrocious. We lost service for ... Read more
Questions for a Slightly Twisted Mind
Friday, July 13, 2012      17 comments

You can't read THIS and stay in a bad mood! 1. How Do You Catch a Unique Rabbit? Unique Up On It. 2. How Do You Catch a Tame Rabbit? Tame Way, Unique Up On It. 3. How Do Crazy People Go Through The Forest? They Take The... Read more
Navajo woman
Thursday, July 12, 2012      10 comments

Sally was driving home from one of her business trips in Northern Arizona when she saw an elderly Navajo woman walking on the side of the road. As the trip was a long and quiet one, she stopped the car and asked the Navajo woman if she would lik... Read more
Welfare Client
Thursday, July 12, 2012      13 comments

A guy walks into the local welfare office, marches straight up to the counter and says, "Hi... You know, I just HATE drawing welfare. I'd really rather have a job." The social worker behind the counter says, "Your timing is excellent. We j... Read more

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