Eudora Attachments on W10 solved 




Good Morning, !

Today is Saturday, November 17

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Today's Bonehead Award: 
Florida man asks cops to arrest him 
for child porn

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Today, November 16 in
1869 The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, 
linking the Mediterranean and the Red sea. 
 More of today in history at History
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The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children. --- King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972) I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.' --- Oscar Levant (1906 - 1972) There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity. --- Robertson Davies ______________________________________________________ >From Carol My husband brought our three young children down the long hall of the maternity ward, pausing to let them wave in each doorway at the new mothers cuddling bundles. At my room, he beckoned them in and introduced them to their new brother. Five-year-old Katrina gingerly fingered the baby's thick red hair that the nurse had brushed and oiled into a fat top curl. She inspected his little feet, admired his tiny ears, and planted kisses on his dimpled elbow. But her coos stopped short at his wrist. Drawing back, she pointed at the identification bracelet and frowned, "Look, Mommy. They left the price tag on!" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ "George is so forgetful," the sales manager complained to his secretary. "It's a wonder he can sell and I'm not sure he'll even remember to come back." Just then the door flew open, and in bounced George. "You'll never guess what happened!" he shouted. "While I was at lunch, I met Old Man Brown, who hasn't bought anything from us for five years. Well, we got to talking and he gave me this half-million dollar order!" "See," sighed the sales manager to his secretary. "I told you he'd forget the sandwiches." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A reporter from New York was visiting an old colleague who now edited a newspaper in a tiny Vermont town. "I don't see how you do it," the NY reporter said. "How can you drum up interest in the news when everybody in town knows what everybody else is doing?" "Sure they know," the editor said, "but they read the paper to see who got caught at it." ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Cory Hinsch, 24, Pensacola, Floriduh Florida man asks cops to arrest him for child porn A Florida man walked into a Pensacola police precinct and asked to be arrested for downloading images of child porn onto his phone, cops say. Cory Hinsch, 24, walked into the police station Friday afternoon and told a front desk officer that he “needed to be taken to jail because he had downloaded child pornography on his cell phone,” according to a November 9 Pensacola Police Department report. Hinsch then “placed his cell phone up to the glass at the counter” and displayed an illicit image of a young girl that was stored on the phone. During a subsequent interview with investigators, Hinsch reportedly admitted downloading the child porn images from the “dark web” via a “Tor browser app” on his phone. A police examination of Hinsch’s phone revealed two images of young girls engaging in sexual activity. Hinsch was arrested on two counts of possession of child pornography. He was booked into the Escambia County jail, where he remained locked up until Tuesday, when he posted $10,000 bond. Bill Re: Eudora now showing attachments on W10 Dear Webby You are a genius! I spent a week looking for answers in various support groups because I hate to always be bothering you. I should have asked you first. Your solution works like a charm. Thank you. Bill Dear Bill You are most welcome! Have FUN! DearWebby
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According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December. Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring. Therefore, according to every historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, every single one of them - from Rudolph to Blitzen - had to be a girl. We should've known. Only women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around the world in one night, not ask for directions, and not get lost.
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After the fall in Garden of Eden, Adam was walking with his sons Cain and Abel. They passed by the ruins of the Garden of Eden. One of the boys asked, "What's that?" Adam replied, "Boys, that's where your mother ate us out of house and home." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Disguising Gifts for Curious Kids Assign a number for each person in your family and then put the number on the presents instead of a name. That way, children won't go rummaging through presents to see which presents are theirs. When it is time to open gifts, tell everyone what their number is. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ “I’ve never flown before, said the nervous old lady to the pilot. “You will bring me down safely, won’t you? “All I can say ma’am,” said the pilot, “is that I’ve never left anyone up there yet!” ___________________________________________________
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An angel suddenly appears at a faculty meeting and tells the dean of the college that, in return for his unselfish and exemplary behavior, he will be given his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite wisdom. "Done!" says the angel and disappears in a cloud of smoke and a bolt of lightning. Now, all heads turn toward the dean, who sits surrounded by a faint halo of light. At length, one of his colleagues whispers, "Say something wise." The dean looks at them and says, "I should have taken the money."

Today November 17 in
1558 Elizabeth I ascended the English throne upon the death of
Queen Mary Tudor. 

1603 Sir Walter Raleigh went on trial for treason. 

1796 Catherine the Great of Russia died at the age of 67. 

1798 Irish nationalist leader Wolfe Tone committed suicide while
in jail awaiting execution. 

1869 The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean
and the Red sea. 

1880 The first three British female graduates received their
Bachelor of Arts degrees from London University. 

1903 Russia's Social Democrats officially split into two groups
Bolsheviks and Mensheviks. 

1904 The first underwater submarine journey was taken, from
Southampton, England, to the Isle of Wight. 

1913 The steamship Louise became the first ship to travel through
the Panama Canal. 

1913 In Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm banned the armed forces from
dancing the tango. 

1922 Siberia voted for union with the U.S.S.R. 

1968 NBC cut away from the final minutes of a New York Jets-
Oakland Raiders game to begin a TV special, "Heidi," on schedule.
The Raiders came from behind to beat the Jets 43-32. 

1970 The Soviet Union landed an unmanned, remote-controlled
vehicle on the moon, the Lunokhod 1. The vehicle was released by
Luna 17. 

1973 U.S. President Nixon told an Associated Press managing
editors meeting in Orlando, FL, "people have got to know whether
or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook." 

1979 Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini ordered the release of 13 female
and black American hostages being held at the U.S. Embassy in
Tehran. 

1988 Benazir Bhutto became the first woman leader of an Islamic
country. She was elected in the first democratic elections in
Pakistan in 11 years. 

1990 A mass grave was discovered by the bridge over the River
Kwai in Thailand. The bodies were believed to be those of World
War II prisoners of war. 

1990 The Soviet government agreed to change the country's
constitution. 

1997 62 people were killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the
Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt. The attackers were killed
by police. 

1997 Mario Lemieux was voted into the NHL Hall of Fame. 

2001 "Toys "R" Us Times Square The Center of the Toy Universe"
opened in New York City. 

2006 Sony's PlayStation 3 went on sale in the United States. 

2010 Reasearchers trapped 38 antihydrogen atoms. It was the first
time humans had trapped antimatter. 

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Eudora has attachment problems with new W10 




Good Morning, !

Today is Friday, November 16
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!


Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Today's Bonehead Award: 
Homeless man and N.J. couple 
concocted story for GoFundMe fundraiser

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Today, November 16 in
1969 The U.S. Army announced that several had been charged with
massacre and the subsequent cover-up in the My Lai massacre in
Vietnam on March 16, 1968, that was photographed by a left-wing
anti-war "reporter" embedded with the troops. The photo became
quite famous and hurt the Vietnam war as much as Hanoi Jane did.
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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. --- Henry Kissinger (1923 - ) This is patently absurd; but whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities. --- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970) "I know that you believe that you understood what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant." --- Robert McCloskey, State Department spokesman A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of. --- Burt Bacharach ______________________________________________________ One of the first things you learn on your honeymoon is, when you're carrying your bride over the threshold, always go in sideways -- unless of course two broken ankles and a concussion turn you on. ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The government will be requiring new food labels that are more specific. Products will now be labeled, no fat, low fat, reduced fat and fat, but great personality. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A young woman sat in her stalled car, waiting for help. Finally, two men walked up to her. "I'm out of gas," she purred. "Could you push me to the gas station?" The men readily put their muscles to the car and rolled it several blocks. After a while, one looked up, exhausted, to see that they had just passed a gas station. "We just passed a station! How come you didn't turn in?" he yelled. "Oh, I never go there," the girl shouted back. "They don't have full service." ______________________________________________________ Re Yesterday's picture: The picture for Nov 15 looks a lot like my first car, a 1928? Model A Ford Sedan. Bought it near Crown Point Oregon where I was logging, fixed it up to run and drove it around Portland when I was in high school. Lots of interesting adventures. The paint was in better condition though. Clyde _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Kate McClure, right, McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico in jail in New Jersey, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, UNder a bridge, somewhere. Homeless man and N.J. couple concocted story for GoFundMe fundraiser Couple Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure and homeless man Johnny Bobbitt Jr. are expected to face charges that include conspiracy and theft by deception. A New Jersey couple accused of scamming a homeless good Samaritan out of hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of an online fundraiser that went viral a year ago had initially conspired with him to concoct a "fictitious story," prosecutors allege. A complaint obtained by NBC Philadelphia says couple Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure made up a GoFundMe campaign in honor of Johnny Bobbitt Jr. so that all three could raise money by deceiving generous donors. They kept up the ruse by preventing donors from acquiring information that would affect their judgment about the campaign and "by failing to correct their story," the complaint added. The three are expected to face charges that include conspiracy and theft by deception, a source familiar with the case told NBC Philadelphia, adding that D'Amico and McClure surrendered to authorities on Wednesday. Ernest Badway, an attorney for D'Amico and McClure, told NBC News he had no comment early Thursday. Chris Fallon, an attorney for Bobbitt, could not immediately be reached for comment. The initially feel-good tale began last fall when Bobbitt, a homeless Marine veteran, gave McClure his last $20 after she ran out of gas on a freeway ramp in Philadelphia, she said. Moved by the gesture, McClure and D'Amico started a GoFundMe campaign for Bobbitt. "Johnny did not ask me for a dollar, and I couldn't repay him at that moment because I didn't have any cash, but I have been stopping by his spot for the past few weeks," McClure wrote in her post. Bobbitt's kindness drew donations from more than 14,000 people and earned him $402,000. The outpouring, in turn, touched the couple: "He will never have to worry about a roof over his head again!!" they later posted on GoFundMe while thanking "everyone who had a part of this amazing ride." Bobbit claimed that of the $402,000 he just got $25,000 and that D'Amico and McClure spent the rest on a brand new BMW, vacations and jewelry. Police have since then confiscated some of the loot. Bill Re: Eudora not showing attachments on W10 Dear Webby I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 because my W7 died. The OS is installed on a new SSD. Since that time, Eudora 7 attachments will not work, e.g. pdf or wmv files. If I send these emails to Gmail, the attachments will open normally. It appears that W10 can't find the attachments. I have searched for an answer, but to date have been unsuccessful. I know that you can help resolve this problem. Thanks. Bill Dear Bill You can tell Eudora where to stash attachments. Instead of some hard to find directory way down somewhere, tell it to put them into C:\att and of course make that directory. You may still have to go in there occasionally and snug up file names, that have empty spaces in them. You may also have to set default programs to open wmf and pdf. Have FUN! DearWebby
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There were three guys talking in the pub. Two of them were talking about the amount of control they have over their wives, while the third remained quiet. After a while one of the first two turned to the third and said, "Well, what about you, what sort of control do you have over your wife?" The third fellow said, "I'll tell you -- just the other night my wife came to me on her hands and knees." The first two guys were amazed. "Wow! What happened then?" they asked. The third man took a healthy swallow of his beer, sighed and uttered, "She said, 'Get out from under the bed and fight like a man.'"
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While making rounds, a doctor points out an X-ray to a group of medical students. "As you can see," she says, "the patient limps because his left fibula and tibia are radically arched. Michael, what would you do in a case like this?" "Well," ponders the student, "I suppose I'd limp too." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Removing a Nail That Has Lost Its Head When the nail head breaks off a nail, it can be tough to get the claw of the hammer to grip the nail. To remove the nail, slip the claw of the hammer over the remainder of the nail and then pull the nail out by moving the hammer sideways instead of straight out. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ During a Biology class, the teacher asked the class, "Why is it that during childhood girls tend to grow taller than guys?" A student replied, "That's because guys have balls and that weighs them down." The teacher, quite annoyed, responded, "Then why is it that at maturity guys tend to grow taller than girls?" The student countered by saying, "That's because girls get breasts and they are heavier than the guy's balls." ___________________________________________________
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A small, uncertain, and nervous witness was being cross-examined. The lawyer thundered, "Have you ever been married ?" "Yes, sir, once" said the witness in a low voice. "Whom did you marry?" "Well, a woman." The lawyer said angrily, "Of course you married a woman ! Did you ever hear of anyone marrying a man ?" And the witness said meekly, "MY mother did."

Today November 16 in
1776 British troops captured Fort Washington during the American
Revolution. 

1885 Canadian rebel Louis Riel was executed for high treason. 

1915 Coca-Cola had its prototype for a contoured bottle patented.
The bottle made its commercial debut the next year. 

1933 The United States and the Soviet Union established
diplomatic relations for the first time. 

1952 In the Peanuts comic strip, Lucy first pretended to hold a
football for Charlie Brown. 

1966 Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard was acquitted in his second trial of
charges he had murdered his pregnant wife, Marilyn, in 1954. 

1969 The U.S. Army announced that several had been charged with
massacre and the subsequent cover-up in the My Lai massacre in
Vietnam on March 16, 1968, that was photographed by a left-wing
anti-war "reporter" embedded with the troops. The photo became
quite famous and hurt the Vietnam war as much as Hanoi Jane did.

1973 Skylab 3 carrying a crew of three astronauts, was launched
from Cape Canaveral, FL, on an 84-day mission. 

1973 U.S. President Nixon signed the Alaska Pipeline measure into
law. The Alaska pipeline is still working perfectly well, even
though a major earthquake knocked the pipe off a bunch of
pillars. They just lifted it back up.
Bears still like walking on the pipeline.

1981 A vaccine for hepatitis B was approved. The vaccine had been
developed at Merck Institute for Therapeutic Research. 

1985 Colonel Oliver North was put in charge of the shipment of
HAWK anti-aircraft missiles to Iran. 

1988 Estonia's parliament declared that the Baltic republic
"sovereign," but stopped short of complete independence. 

1997 China released Wei Jingsheng, a pro-democracy dissident from
jail for medical reasons. He had been incarcerated for almost 18
years. 

1998 In Burlington, WIsconsin, five high school students, aged 15
to 16, were arrested in an alleged plot to kill a carefully
selected group of teachers and students. 

1998 It was announced that Monica Lewinsky had signed a deal for
the North American rights to a book about her affair with U.S.
President Clinton. 

1998 The U.S. Supreme Court said that union members could file
discrimination lawsuits against employers even when labor
contracts require arbitration. 

1999 Chrica Adams, the pregnant girlfriend of Rae Carruth, was
shot four times in her car. She died a month later from her
wounds. The baby survived. Carruth was sentenced to a minimum of
18 years and 11 months in prison for his role in the murder. 

2000 Bill Clinton became the first serving U.S. president to
visit Communist Vietnam. 

2001 The movie "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" opened
in the U.S. and U.K. 

2004 A NASA unmanned "scramjet" (X-43A) reached a speed of nearly
10 times the speed of sound above the Pacific Ocean. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is  Thursday November 15

I am chipped now.
To take a glucose reading I wave the recorder near my left arm.
It takes the data wirelessly, tells me if it is going up, down,
sideways, up or down fast, and puts the data into a graph.
Once a week I connect the recorder (credit card size but as thick
as your Sillyphone) to a USB port and upload the data to the PCN
(Pretty Cute Nurse)
Then she nags me via email if the glucose level was too high at
any time.
The only time I have to poke my finger the old fashioned way is
if the graph shows an unbelievable jag.

I still have to inject insulin the old fashioned way. No WiFi for
that, yet.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Today's Bonehead Award: 
British mum secretly hoarded £240,000 of 
cocaine, some in daughter's Kinder eggs

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Today, November 15 in
1806 Explorer Zebulon Pike spotted the mountaintop that 
became known as Pikes Peak. 
 More of today in history at History
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At 18 our convictions are hills from which we look; At 45 they are caves in which we hide. --- F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896 - 1940) Most people want to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch. --- Robert Orben ______________________________________________________ When Jill decided to improve her computer skills, she threw herself into it with enthusiasm. Every week she'd check out two or three instructional books from the library. After about a month the librarian commented, "Wow! You must really be getting knowledgeable at this stuff." "Thanks," Jill said. "What makes you say that?" The librarian answered, "Only one of the books you're checking out this week has 'For Dummies' in the title." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Two sisters had been given parts in a Christmas pageant at their Church. At dinner that night, they got into an argument as to who had the most important role. Finally the 12-year-old said to her 8-year-old younger sister, "Well, you just ask Mom. She'll tell you it's much harder to be a virgin than it is to be an angel!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Dave for bringing back this classic: One evening after dinner, a five-year-old boy noticed that his mother had gone out and he asked his father, "Where did Mommy go?" In answer to his question, he was told, "Mommy is at a Tupperware party." This explanation satisfied him for only a moment. Puzzled, he asked, "What's a Tupperware party, Daddy?" The man had always given his son honest answers, so he figured a simple explanation would be the best approach. "Well, son," he said, "at a Tupperware party, a bunch of ladies sit around and sell plastic bowls to each other." He nodded, indicating that he understood this curious pastime. Then he burst out into laughter and said, "Come on, Dad! What is it really?" ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Clare Tague, 32, Manchester, Britain British mum secretly hoarded £240,000 of cocaine, some in daughter's Kinder eggs A mum-of-one hoarded £240,000 worth of cocaine in her bedroom after finding it on a walk near her home then led a secret double life to hide it from her boyfriend and daughter. Clare Tague, 32, who has been jailed for six years, even hid some of the cocaine in her 11-year-old's Kinder egg boxes. The 1.2kg stash had been dumped in a field near Tague's home in Clayton, Manchester, and after she was rumbled she told police: 'I found it on the field and was going to sell it on for money why didn't I just leave it where it was.' Police got a tip off she was hoarding the drugs and last May seized the haul during a raid on her home. Tague claimed she had planned to sell the drugs to pay off gambling debts and during the raid police found four mobile phones and a list of 'figures' among shopping lists. Manchester Crown Court heard Tague had stashed snap bags inside 10 Kinder eggs at a street value of £2,000 to £5,000. Prosecuting, Alison Heyworth said: 'A number of bags and packages of cocaine were recovered from their bedroom. Three packages of cocaine were found there. 'Two blocks were found wrapped in tissue paper. 'The compressed blocks of cocaine were likely to be sold in bulk and could range in value between £4,000 and £50,000.' She added that an Asda bag found in Tague's wardrobe contained another six blocks of cocaine at 61% purity, ranging from 124g to 349g. 'This had a value range of £18,000 to £75,000,' the prosecutor said. Tague was arrested alongside her partner during the raid on May 18 but she pulled one officer aside and indicated that her partner didn't know about the bags. 'She said why didn't I just leave it where it was. I found it on the field and was going to sell it on for money ,' Ms Heyworth told the court. 'They found further plastic bags under the bin bag in the bin including 80 snap bags. 'These were ready to be sold on directly and had a value worth of £3,000 to £7,000.' The total value of cocaine found at Tague's home valued between £28,000 and £238,000, she said. Defence lawyer Rachel White told the court that Tague had always worked but after her father's death she became depressed and developed a gambling addiction. 'This was all to try to get rid of the debt,' she said. 'There is no evidence of a lavish lifestyle and she didn't drag her partner into the proceedings.' Ed Re: Mouse Driver Dear Webby I followed your advice and got a Logitech wireless 7 button mouse. It came with a CD for the drivers. Unfortunately, this old klunker does not have a working CD drive anymore. Now what? Ed Dear Ed Just plug the little wirless transceiver into a USB port. Windows has the basic drivers for it and will install them. Then Logitech will show up in the start panel and you can go in there and customize the settings. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Thanks to Sandie for this one: A good piece of chocolate has about 200 calories. As I enjoy two servings per night and a few more on weekends, I consume 3,500 calories of chocolate in a week, which equals to one pound of weight per week. Therefore, in the last three and a half years, I have had a chocolate caloric intake of about 180 pounds. I only weigh 165 pounds, so without chocolate, I would have wasted away to nothing about three months ago. I owe my life to chocolate!
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Thanks to Roland for this: One little punctuation mark would have made a world of difference in the gigantic sign I saw posted outside a local family restaurant: "Kids Under 12 Eat Free Live Clown Every Wednesday." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Softening Brown Sugar Put a slice of bread in a bag of brown sugar that has become hard and then seal the bag. The brown sugar will soften within a couple of days, then discard the bread. In a hurry, just grate the clumps using a hand grater or put in the microwave for a few seconds. Brown sugar is not raw sugar. Ancient laws require all sugar to be fully refined. It is simply flavored and moistened with a bit of molasses. DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ A woman in our diet club was lamenting that she had gained weight. She'd made her family's favorite cake over the weekend, she reported, and they'd eaten half of it at dinner. The next day, she said, she kept staring at the other half, until finally she cut a thin slice for herself. One slice led to another, and soon the whole cake was gone. The woman went on to tell us how upset she was with her lack of willpower, and how she knew her husband would be disappointed. Everyone commiserated, until someone asked what her husband said when he found out. She smiled. "He never found out. I made another cake and ate half!" ___________________________________________________
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A little boy, excited about his part in the Christmas play at school, came home and shouted, "I got a part in the Christmas play! I got a part in the Christmas play!" "What part did you get?" asked his mother excitedly. "I'm one of the three wise guys!"

Today November 15 in
1777 The Continental Congress approved the Articles of
Confederation, precursor to the U.S. Constitution. 

1806 Explorer Zebulon Pike spotted the mountaintop that became
known as Pikes Peak. 

1864 Union Gen. William T. Sherman and his troops began their
"March to the Sea" during the U.S. Civil War. 

1867 the first stock ticker was unveiled in New York City. 

1889 Brazil's monarchy was overthrown. 

1901 Miller Reese patented an electrical hearing aid. 

1902 Anarchist Gennaro Rubin failed in his attempt to murder King
Leopold II of Belgium. 

1920 The League of Nations met for the first time in Geneva,
Switzerland. 

1926 The National Broadcasting Co. (NBC) debuted with a radio
network of 24 stations. The first network radio broadcast was a
four-hour "spectacular." 

1940 The first 75,000 men were called to Armed Forces duty under
peacetime conscription. 

1965 The Soviet probe, Venera 3, was launched from Baikonur,
Kazakhstan. On March 1, 1966, it became the first unmanned
spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet when it crashed
on Venus. 

1966 The flight of Gemini 12 ended successfully as astronauts
James A. Lovell and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. splashed down safely
in the Atlantic Ocean. 

1969 In Washington, DC, a quarter of a million protesters staged
a demonstration against the Vietnam War. 

1985 Britain and Ireland signed an accord giving Dublin an
official consultative role in governing Northern Ireland. 

1986 A government tribunal in Nicaragua convicted American Eugene
Hasenfus of charges related to his role in delivering arms to
Contra rebels. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison and was
pardoned a month later. 

1986 Ivan F. Boesky, reputed to be the highest-paid person on
Wall Street, faced penalties of $100 million for insider stock
trading. It was the highest penalty ever imposed by the SEC. 

1988 The Palestine National Council, the legislative body of the
PLO, proclaimed the establishment of an independent Palestinian
state at the close of a four-day conference in Algiers. 

1992 Richard Petty drove in the final race of his 35-year career.


1993 A judge in Mineola, NY, sentenced Joey Buttafuoco to six
months in jail for the statutory rape of Amy Fisher. Fisher was
serving a prison sentence for shooting and wounding Buttafuoco's
wife, Mary Jo. 

1995 Texaco agreed to pay $176 million to settle a race-
discrimination lawsuit. 

1999 Representatives from China and the United States signed a
major trade agreement that involved China's membership in the
World Trade Organization (WTO). 

2000 Three police officers from the Rampart division of the Los
Angeles police department were convicted on several counts of
conspiracy to obstruct justice. One other officer was acquitted.
The case was the first major case against the anti-gang unit. 

2005 In Amiens, France, Isabelle Dinoire became the first person
to undergo a partial face transplant. She had been attacked by a
dog earlier in the year. 

2006 Andy Warhol's painting of Communist Party Chairman Mao
Zedong sold for $17.4 million. At the same auction "Orange
Marilyn" sold for $16.2 million and "Sixteen Jackies" sold for
$15.6 million.

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Wired or wireless mouse 





Good Morning, !
Today is  Tuesday November 14

Here is a domain name you can use!
4mylove.com
You can buy that domain name for $50

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Today's Bonehead Award: 
Tinder date in Ponte Vedra leads to 
home invasion, police chase. 
Crooks rammed and stopped by cops.

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Today, November 14 in
1889 New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane)
began an attempt to surpass the fictitious journey of Jules
Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around the world in less than
80 days. Bly succeeded by finishing the journey the following
January in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes. 
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Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead. --- James Thurber (1894 - 1961) ______________________________________________________ Marv, a local cop, recently stopped a woman for exceeding the posted speed limit. He asked the driver her name. She said, "I'm Mrs. Ladislanyatv Abdulkhashim Zybkcicraznovskaya from the Republic of Uzbekistan, visiting my daughter." Marv put away his summons book and pen, and said, "Well, uhhh, ok, but don't let me catch you speeding again." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Connie for this: If you're a bear, you get to hibernate. You do nothing but sleep for six months. I could deal with that. Before you hibernate, you're supposed to eat yourself stupid. Then take a dump in the woods. I could deal with that, too. If you're a mama bear, everyone knows you mean business. You swat anyone who bothers your cubs. If your cubs get out of line, you swat them into next week. I could deal with that. If you're a bear, your mate EXPECTS you to wake up growling. He EXPECTS that you will have hairy legs and excess body fat. I wanna be a bear. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ When the pastor asked if anyone in the congregation would like to express Praise for answered prayers, a lady stood and walked to the podium. She said, "I have a praise. Two months ago, my husband Jim had a terrible bicycle wreck and his scrotum was completely crushed. The pain was excruciating and the doctors didn't know if they could help him." You could hear an audible gasp from the men in the congregation as they imagined the pain that poor Jim experienced. She continued, "Jim was unable to hold me or the children and every move caused him terrible pain. We prayed as the doctors performed a delica te operation. They were able to piece together the crushed remnants of Jim's scrotum and wrap wire around it to hold it in place." Again, the men in the congregation squirmed uncomfortably as they imagined the horrible surgery performed on Jim. She continued, "Now, Jim is out of the hospital and the doctors say, with time, his scrotum should recover completely." All the men sighed with relief. The pastor rose and tentatively asked if any one else had anything to say. A man rose, walked to the podium, and said, "I'm Jim, and I want to tell my wife - once again - the word is STERNUM." ______________________________________________________ Soapy Smith ? _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Michael Eric Wheeler, 26, Lexus Joshlin Tripplett, 20, Ponte Vedra, Florida Tinder date in Ponte Vedra leads to home invasion, police chase. Crooks rammed and stopped by cops. Facebook A Ponte Vedra resident was restrained and robbed during a home invasion that originated as a Tinder date, the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said. The victim had arranged for a female to come to his house, but a male subject appeared and pointed a gun at him and began taking items, deputies said. The victim was tied up with bed sheets, pushed under a bed and gagged with a shirt so he couldn't scream for help, deputies said. He was forced to give up his bank account information, the report said. Before the victim freed himself, the two suspects were already using his bank accounts. The suspects were quickly identified as Michael Eric Wheeler, 26, and Lexus Joshlin Tripplett, 20, and located in a nearby park. Wheeler is a convicted felon, deputies said. He's charged with kidnapping, resisting arrest and robbery. "Deputies approached the suspects, who then turn fled and attempted to lead deputies into a vehicle pursuit. Due to the seriousness of the charges and the belief that the subjects may be involved in other violent crimes from outside of our jurisdiction, deputies rammed the suspect car against several trees, stopping their attempted escape." Wheeler is being held on a $650,000 bond, while Tripplett faces a $350,000 bond. From: Elsie Re: Wired or wireless mouse? Dear Webby What is better, a wired or a wireless mouse? Elsie Dear Elsie A wired 5 button mouse (with copy and paste!) is $50 cheaper than a similar mouse that is wireless. With the wireless mouse you have to keep buying batteries. The disadvantage of the wired mouse is that the cable gets snagged and you kock stuff over or off the desk. Today's wireless mice don't eat batteries like they used to 15 or 20 years ago. They are quite frugal now. I have a Logitech wireless 5 button mouse and a Microsoft wired 5 button mouse. The Logitech wireless mouse is aboout 7 years old, the Microsoft wired 5 button mouse is about 3 years old. The Microsoft mouse has gotten a bit unpredictable, especially the left button. Overall, the quality of the mouse is not quite the same as the Logitech mouse. Yes, I know, Microsoft does dot MAKE the mouse, they just get their cut for lending their name. However, the mouse they chose to market, is definitely a lower quality than the Logitech 5 button mouse. I have used 5 button mice since the mid 90's, using side buttons for copy and paste, and depressing the wheel for ENTER. Using a three button mouse from the Dollar Store is painful! Actually, my mice have 7 buttons. The wheel tilts for horizontal scrolling, but I never use that feature, or almost never. If it did not have horizontal scrolling, I would not miss it. Have FUN! DearWebby
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A Man Walked By A Table In A Hotel And Noticed Three Men And A Dog Playing Cards. The Dog Was Playing With Extraordinary Performance. "This Is A Very Smart Dog," The Man Commented. "Not So Smart," Said One Of The Players. "Every Time He Gets A Good Hand, He Wags His Tail." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Add Cinnamon Baby's Breath To Greenery Tuck cinnamon-scented baby's breath among your holiday greenery, in wreathes, between the Christmas tree branches, in garlands, etc. It's lovely burgundy color and delicate form spruces up any arrangement. It can be purchased at most craft stores and is inexpensive. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ The philosophy professor teaching a course my friend was taking warned the class he was going to give them a test. When the day came he entered the classroom, wordlessly placed his chair on the table and, turning to the blackboard, wrote, "Prove to me this chair does not exist." Most of the nervous students began intently scribbling out long dissertations. But one member of the class wrote down just two words, and then handed his paper to the teacher. The professor had to smile when he read the student's answer: "What chair?" He got an A ___________________________________________________
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>From Elsinore When I was 28, I was teaching English to high school freshmen in a school where occasionally the faculty and staff were allowed to dress down. One of those days I donned a sweatshirt and slacks. A student came in and his eyes widened. "Wow!" he exclaimed. "You should wear clothes like that every day. You look twenty, maybe even thirty years younger!"

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1832 The first streetcar went into operation in New York City,
NY. The vehicle was horse-drawn and had room for 30 people. 

1851 Herman Melville's novel "Moby Dick" was first published in
the U.S. 

1881 Charles J. Guiteau's trial began for the assassination of
U.S. President Garfield. Guiteau was convicted and hanged the
following year. 

1889 New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane)
began an attempt to surpass the fictitious journey of Jules
Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around the world in less than
80 days. Bly succeeded by finishing the journey the following
January in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes. 

1922 The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) began domestic
radio service. 

1935 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed the
Philippine Islands a free commonwealth after its new constitution
was approved. The Tydings-McDuffie Act planned for the
Phillipines to be completely independent by July 4, 1946. 

1940 During World War II, German war planes destroyed most of the
English town of Coventry when about 500 Luftwaffe bombers
attacked. 

1951 The first telecast of a world lightweight title fight was
seen coast to coast. Jimmy Carter beat Art Aragon in Los Angeles.

1956 The USSR crushed the Hungarian uprising with tanks. 

1968 Yale University announced it was going co-educational. 

1969 Apollo 12 blasted off for the moon from Cape Kennedy, FL. 

1969 During the Vietnam War, Major General Bruno Arthur Hochmuth,
commander of the Third Marine Division, became the first general
to be killed in Vietnam by enemy fire. 

1972 The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 1,000
(1,003.16) level for the first time. 

1972 Blue Ribbon Sports became Nike. 

1973 Britain's Princess Anne married a commoner, Capt. Mark
Phillips, in Westminster Abbey. They divorced in 1992, and
Princess Anne re-married. 

1979 U.S. President Carter froze all Iranian assets in the United
States and U.S. banks abroad in response to the taking of 63
American hostages at the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran. 

1983 The British government announced that U.S.-made cruise
missiles had arrived at the Greenham Common air base amid
protests. 

1988 Israeli President Chaim Herzog formally asked Prime Minister
Yitzhak Shamir to form a new government. 

1989 The U.S. Navy ordered an unprecedented 48-hour stand-down in
the wake of a recent string of serious accidents. 

1990 Simon and Schuster announced it had dropped plans to publish
Bret Easton Ellis novel "American Psycho." 

1991 After 13 years in exile Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk
returned to his homeland. 

1994 U.S. experts visited North Korea's main nuclear complex for
the first time under an accord that opened such sites to outside
inspections. 

1995 The U.S. government instituted a partial shutdown, closing
national parks and museums while most government offices operated
with skeleton crews. 

2012 The game Candy Crush Saga was released as a mobile app for
smartphones. 

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Today, November 13 in
1805 Johann George Lehner, a Viennese butcher, invented a sausage
recipe and called it the "Frankfurter." Frankfurt was deemed a
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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all. --- Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971) ______________________________________________________ Nancy was studying to be a counselor always went into her counseling sessions with an ear muff over one ear. After a while the supervisor became very curious and asked her about it. She replied, "It's for confidentiality." "Confidentiality?" asked the bewildered supervisor. "Yes, confidentiality," Nancy explained, "I've been told what goes in one of my ears comes out the other, and I don't want anyone else knowing what my client says." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A man had a ticket for the theater but when he was seated by the usher, he found that he was too far from the stage. He whispered to the usher, "This is a mystery play, and I have to watch a mystery close up. Get me a better seat, and I'll give you a handsome tip." The usher moves him into the second row, and the man hands the usher a quarter. The usher looks at the quarter, frowns at him, then leans over and whispers, "The wife did it". _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A sweet 6 year-old girl is sitting on Santa's Lap in a department store. Santa asks the young child "And what do you want for Christmas?" The sweet girl looks into Santa's eyes, and says with disgust, "Hey, didn't you read my E-mail?" ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Middlesex County Jail New Jersey Luis Rodrigo Perez, 23, Mexican Yet again, an ICE detainer was ignored and a dangerous criminal alien was released to the streets and is now charged with killing three people. “Yet again, an ICE detainer was ignored and a dangerous criminal alien was released to the streets and is now charged with killing three people,” Price said. “Had ICE’s detainer request in December 2017 been honored by Middlesex County Jail, Luis Rodrigo Perez would have been placed in deportation proceedings and likely sent home to his country – and three innocent people might be alive today. "It is past time that localities realize the perils of dangerous sanctuary policies and resume their primary goal of protecting their residents," Price added. In an email to the Associated Press, Middlesex County officials said the detainer wasn't honored because it didn’t meet their criteria. Missouri law enforcement officials believe Perez and Aaron Anderson, 19, killed their ex-roommates Steven Marler, 38, and Aaron Hampton, 23, after they were kicked out of their Springfield home. Perez is also accused of killing a 21-year-old Sabrina Starr the next day at her house. He is charged with eight felony counts in the shootings. Anderson told investigators he was waiting with Starr in an SUV outside Hampton and Marler’s home when Perez shot them, adding that he could hear the victims begging for their lives while on the phone with Perez. He was charged as an accomplice to first-degree murder and three other felonies. Perez’s girlfriend, Dalia Garcia, 23, is charged with tampering with evidence after she allegedly rode a bus from New Jersey to help burn evidence. From: Helen Re: Laptop getting hot Dear Webby My laptop feels hotter and hotter on my lap. What do I have to do? Helen Dear Helen The machinery did not change, it just got dirty. You have to, either yourself or get soebody else to do it, open it up and vacuum it out. Especially when used on your lap, it sucks in all kinds of cozy fluff, That interferes with the cooling. You need a phillips screwdriver and a vacuum cleaner with a crewvice attachment. An empty jam jar is also handy for keeping the removed screws in. Some Q-tips and windex may also be handy. Shut it down, but don't necessarily unplug anything. The charging cable will ground it and stop you from zapping it. Turn it upside down and remove all screws that you can see. Put the screws into the jam jar, so that they don't roll away or get vacuumed up. Once you have removed all the screws, you can \separate the top and bottom of the laptop. Once you have the top and bottom separated, you see the big mess. Use the vacuum cleaner to clean everything without quite touching anything. If you see any heatsinks or fans, clean them with a Q-tip and Windex or anything like that. Assemble it again and put the screws back in. That's all there is to it. Have FUN! DearWebby
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John had been playing golf for years, and he had the finest equipment, but his technique never improved a bit. As his friend watched, he teed up at the first hole and promptly drove a brand-new ball into the woods. On the second hole, he drove another new ball into a lake. On the third, he lost a new ball in another part of the woods. "Why don't you use an old ball?" his friend asked. "I've never had an old ball," he said.
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A Chinese couple while working in a Chinese restaurant, fall in love and get married - and she's a virgin. On the wedding night, she cowers naked under the bed sheets as her husband undresses. He climbs in next to her and tries to be reassuring: "My darling, I know dis you firs time and you bery frighten. I promise you, I give you anyting you wann, I do anyting you wann.... What you wann?" "I wann have numma 69" she replies. He looks at her very puzzled and says, "You wann . Beef with Bloccoli?" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Make Your Own Logs If you have a wood burning stove and receive the daily paper, you can make your own newspaper logs. Lay newspapers flat and roll it into 3 inch diameter logs then wrap metal wire around the finished log. The tighter you can roll the paper, the longer the "logs" will burn. You will wind up with a lot of ash, that you have to vacuum out, otherwise it will "blind" the grate and interfere with air flow. Also, keep in mind that when paper is burned without plenty of heat and air, you produce toxic pollutants, and not really very much heat. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Woman phones up her husband at work for a chat. HIM "I'm sorry dear but I'm up to my neck in work today." HER "But I've got some good news and some bad news for you dear." HIM "OK darling, but as I've got no time now, just give me the good news." HER "Well, the air bag works." ___________________________________________________
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Bubba's sister is pregnant and is in a bad car accident, which caused her to fall into a deep coma. After nearly six months, she awakens and sees that she is no longer pregnant. Frantically, she asks the doctor about her baby. The doctor replies, " Ma'am, you had twins -- a boy and a girl. The babies are fine. Your brother came in and named them." The woman thinks to herself, "Oh, no! Not Bubba; he's an idiot!" Expecting the worst, she asks the doctor, "Well, what's the girl's name?" "Denise," the doctor answers. The new mother thinks, "Wow! That's a beautiful name! I guess I was wrong about my brother. I really like the name Denise." Then she asks the doctor, "What's the boy's name?" The doctor replies, "Denephew."

Today November 13 in
1775 During the American Revolution, U.S. forces captured
Montreal. 

1789 Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter to a friend in which he
said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except
death and taxes." 

1805 Johann George Lehner, a Viennese butcher, invented a sausage
recipe and called it the "Frankfurter." Frankfurt was deemed a
modern and progressive town. In Frankfurt,that sausage was called
"The Wiener". In Northamerica it is called "European Wiener"

1927 The Holland Tunnel opened to the public, providing access
between New York City and New Jersey beneath the Hudson River. 

1933 In Austin, MN, the first sit-down labor strike in America
took place. 

1942 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure
lowering the minimum draft age from 21 to 18. 

1956 The U.S. Supreme Court struck down laws calling for racial
segregation on public buses. 

1971 The U.S. spacecraft Mariner 9 became the first spacecraft to
orbit another planet, Mars. 

1982 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington,
DC. 

1984 A libel suit against Time, Inc. by former Israeli Defense
Minister Ariel Sharon went to trial in New York. 

1986 U.S. President Ronald Reagan publicly acknowledged that the
U.S. had sent "defensive weapons and spare parts" to Iran. He
denied that the shipments were sent to free hostages, but that
they had been sent to improve relations. 

1994 Sweden voted to join the European Union. 

1998 Monica Lewinsky signed a deal with St. Martin's Press for
the North American rights to her story about her affair with U.S.
President Bill Clinton. 

2001 U.S. President George W. Bush signed an executive order that
would allow for military tribunals to try any foreigners captured
with connections to the terrorist attacks on the United States on
September 11, 2001. It was the first time since World War II that
a president had taken such action. 

2006 A deal was finalized for Google Inc. to acquire YouTube for
$1.65 million in Google stock. 

2009 NASA announced that water had been discoved on the moon. The
discovery came from the planned impact on the moon of the Lunar
Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS). 

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1859 The first flying trapeze act was performed by Jules Leotard
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Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others. --- Jules Renard (1864 - 1910) Anybody who has doubts about the ingenuity or the resourcefulness of a plumber never got a bill from one. --- George Meany Nobody knows the age of the human race, but everybody agrees that it is old enough to know better. --- Socratex ______________________________________________________ Pun Alert ! Recently a guy in Paris nearly got away with stealing several paintings from the Louvre. However, after planning the crime, breaking in, evading security and escaping with the goods, he was captured only two blocks away when his rented van ran out of gas. When asked how he could mastermind such a crime and then make such an obvious error, he replied: "I had no Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ While working as a mall Santa, I had many children ask for electric trains. "If you get a train," I would tell each one, "you know your dad is going to want to play with it too. Is that okay?" The usual answer was a quick yes. But after I asked one boy this question, he became very quiet. Trying to move the conversation along, I asked what else he would like Santa to bring him. He promptly replied, "Another train." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A well respected surgeon was relaxing on his sofa one evening just after arriving home from work. As he was tuning into the evening news, the phone rang. The doctor calmly answered it and heard the familiar voice of a colleague on the other end of the line. "We need a fourth for poker," said the friend. "I'll be right over," whispered the doctor. As he was putting on his coat, his wife asked, "Is it serious?" "Oh yes, quite serious," said the doctor gravely. "In fact, three doctors are there already....!" ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Keryl J. Lopez, 48, McKinleyville, California Troopers seize $1.3 million in marijuana during Olmsted Falls traffic stop A California woman is facing charges after Ohio Highway Patrol troopers seized 510 pounds of marijuana in a Nov. 5 traffic stop in Olmsted Falls, according to a news release. At 1:20 p.m. troopers stopped a 2018 Penske Truck with Indiana registration for speed and marked lanes violations on the Ohio Turnpike. Criminal indicators were observed and a drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle, according to the release. A probable cause search revealed the contraband. The driver, Keryl J. Lopez, 48 of McKinleyville, California, is facing single felony counts of possession and trafficking in marijuana. She is being held in the Strongsville City Jail. If convicted, she could face up to 22 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine. There is no mug shot of her available anywhere on the net. From: Roland Re: Email virus Dear Webby Please check this one out, see if it's true, Thanks, Roland This one is called the (FTC/DOJ COMPLAINT) e-mail: Another E-mail Virus I just came across a new e-mail virus that is starting to spread itself around the Web. It comes as an e-mail from the Department of Justice. Keep reading for all the details! ...Blah, blah, blah Currently, no antivirus companies have a patch to protect anyone from this attack.......... Hi Roland Just a BS hoax. Whenever you read "Currently, no antivirus companies have a ....." "Microsoft announced..." "IBM announced ...." "AOL announced..." "FTC announced..." then it is BS. Guaranteed. Nobody reads mail from the Dept. of Justice anyway, unless they are some crook on probation. If you have MailWasher, that kind of stuff never makes it to your mailbox. Have FUN! DearWebby
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On the way hom as I was sitting in the Phoenix airport, they announced that the flight was full. The airline was looking for volunteers to give up their seats. In exchange, they'd give you a $100 voucher for your next flight and a first class seat in the plane leaving an hour later. About eight people ran up to the counter to take advantage of the offer. About 15 seconds later all eight of those people sat down grumpily as the lady behind the ticket counter said, "If there is anyone else OTHER than the flight crew who'd like to volunteer, please step forward." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com sy Classic Christmas Ornament Lightly spray paint pine cones with gold or silver paint to make a classic Christmas ornament. Use florist wire or paper clips to hang them on the tree. Or, put them in a bowl or basket as a as a centerpiece or table decoration. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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A hospital posted a notice in the nurses' mess saying: "Remember, the first five minutes of a human being's life are the most dangerous." Underneath, a nurse had written: "The last five are pretty risky, too."

Today November 12 in

1859 The first flying trapeze act was performed by Jules Leotard
at Cirque Napoleon in Paris, France. He was also the designer of
the garment that is named after him. 

1918 Austria and Czechoslovakia were declared independent
republics. 

1921 Representatives of nine nations gathered for the start of
the Washington Conference for Limitation of Armaments. 

1927 Joseph Stalin became the undisputed ruler of the Soviet
Union. Leon Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party leading
to Stalin coming to power. 

1931 Maple Leaf Gardens opened in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It
was to be the new home of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the National
Hockey League (NHL). 

1942 During World War II, naval battle of Guadalcanal began
between Japanese and American forces. The Americans won a major
victory. 

1944 During World War II, the German battleship "Tirpitz" was
sunk off the coast of Norway. 

1946 The first drive-up banking facility opened at the Exchange
National Bank in Chicago, IL. 

1948 The war crimes tribunal sentenced Japanese Premier Hideki
Tojo and six other World War II Japanese leaders to death. 

1954 Ellis Island, the immigration station in New York Harbor,
closed after processing more than 20 million immigrants since
1892. 

1964 Paula Murphy set the female land speed record 226.37 MPH. 

1979 U.S. President Carter ordered a halt to all oil imports from
Iran in response to 63 Americans being taken hostage at the U.S.
embassy in Tehran, Iran on November 4. 

1980 The U.S. space probe Voyager I came within 77,000 miles of
Saturn while transmitting data back to Earth. 

1982 Yuri V. Andropov was elected to succeed the late Leonid I.
Brezhnev as general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party's
Central Committee. 

1984 Space shuttle astronauts Dale Gardner and Joe Allen snared
the Palapa B-2 satellite in history's first space salvage. 

1985 In Norfolk, VA, Arthur James Walker was sentenced to life in
prison for his role in a spy ring run by his brother, John A.
Walker Jr. 

1987 The American Medical Association issued a policy statement
that said it was unethical for a doctor to refuse to treat
someone solely because that person had AIDS or was HIV-positive. 

1990 Japanese Emperor Akihito formally assumed the Chrysanthemum
Throne. 

1995 The space shuttle Atlantis blasted off on a mission to dock
with the Russian space station Mir. 

1997 Four Americans and their Pakistani driver were shot to death
in Karachi, Pakistan. The Americans were oil company employees. 

1997 The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on Iraq for
constraints being placed on UN arms inspectors. 

1997 Ramzi Yousef was found guilty of masterminding the 1993
bombing of the World Trade Center. 

1998 Daimler-Benz completed a merger with Chrysler to form
Daimler-Chrysler AG. 

2001 American Airlines flight 587 crashed just minutes after take
off from Kennedy Airport in New York. The Airbus A300 crashed
into the Rockaway Beach section of Queens. All 260 people aboard
were killed. 

2001 It was reported that the Northern Alliance had taken the
Kabul, Afghanistan, from the ruling Taliban. The Norther Alliance
at this point was reported to have control over most of the
northern areas of Afghanistan. 

2002 Stan Lee filed a lawsuit against Marvel Entertainment Inc.
that claimed the company had cheated him out of millions of
dollars in movie profits related to the 2002 movie "Spider-Man."
Lee was the creator of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and
Daredevil. 

2013 A series of portraits of Lucian Freud by the British painter
Francis Bacon known as Three Studies of Lucian Freud sold for
$142.4 million at an auction in New York City. 

2013 In New York, it was announced that the new World Trade
Center was the tallest building in the United States. The height
was measured at 1,776 feet. The building was also the fourth
tallest building in the world at the time. 

2013 U.S. Airways and AMR reached an antitrust settlement with
the U.S. Department of Justice which would allow a merger that
would create the world's largest airline. 

2014 NATO commander Gen Philip Breedlove reported that Russian
military equipment and Russian combat troops had been seen
entering Ukraine in columns over several days. 

2014 The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft used its
lander Philae to perform the first soft landing on a comet. The
comet was 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. 

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OZ man ‘punched prostitute in the face’ 
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Today, November 11 in
1918 World War I came to an end when the Allies and Germany
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Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't. --- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) You can observe a lot just by watching. --- Yogi Berra (1925 - ) ______________________________________________________ Sometimes Norm can be so positive and enthusiastic about whatever's he's doing that it's disconcerting to me. I wonder if he's walking in the same world I am. Once we were fishing in a mountain lake. We hadn't caught a thing. Norm had rowed the boat to five or six different spots, looking for the fish to bite. Finally, after about three hours, he got this big grin on his face and said, "Now we can really start fishing. We know where the fish aren't!" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ >From Wilbur Last night, my friend and I were sitting in the living room and I said to her, "I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and fluids from a bottle. If that ever happens, just pull the plug." So she got up, unplugged the TV, and threw out my wine. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ While down south on a visit, the young Yankee made a date with a local lovely. When he called for her, she was clad in a low-cut, tight-fitting, long dress. He remarked, "That's certainly a beautiful dress." "Sho 'nough?" she asked sweetly. "It sure does," he replied. ______________________________________________________ Tag Team _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Andrew Strogylos, 36, Sydney, Australia OZ man ‘punched prostitute in the face’ when she refused to have sex without a condom Mortgage broker Andrew Strogylos, 36, was charged with common assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm against the woman who worked at a brothel in Sydney, Australia. He allegedly attacked her when she refused unprotected sex after Strogylos handed over $200 for a ‘platinum service’. Strogylos had been wearing a condom when the service began, but allegedly took it off before trying to have sex with the 28-year-old sex worker at the Zinia Brothel on March 16. Burwood Local Court heard that Strogylos argued with the woman when she tried to ‘shut down’ the one-hour session. Court documents claim Strogylos told the woman he had paid $200 for platinum service and she should ‘offer those services’. The court heard the woman called for help and covered herself with a towel until her co-worker Yi Xun Gan entered the room. Police allege in court documents that Strogylos then spat in the woman’s face, she poured water on him and he allegedly retaliated by punching her in the face. Mr Gan was also allegedly punched in the face after trying to help the woman. Strogylos was arrested on April 27 at his home in Belmore, Sydney. time to act Police allegedly uncovered a stash of steroids including 63 10ml vials of testosterone in his bedroom, the court heard. He was also charged with five counts of possessing a prohibited drug and supply prohibited drug, after police allegedly uncovered pills and other items at this home. Strogylos, who did not apply for bail and was formally refused bail. It is hoped that he will be taught manners in jail. From: Jenn Re: Mailwasher filters Dear Webby I finally took your advice and downloaded Mailwasher. Can you suggest some filters for spam? I already set up the "=?ISO-" one you suggested, but wonder if you have any more suggestions. Also, how do I keep it from bouncing legitimate mail I get from the various lists that I'm on (including yours)? Do I have to make sure to get them all on my friends list? Jenn Dear Jenn For making filters just make them as spam comes in. They are really easy to make, and a very rewarding type of fun. When you see spam, look for things different spams have in common. A typically common word is "enlarge", and that also is part of enlargement. Hit CTRL F7, the Filter editor opens, make a filter that reacts to that word, deletes it and hides it. The same for "Prescript", and so on. No need to use the full words, just the common parts of them. With newsletters, make GOOD filters for them. That is more precise than to just add them to the friends list. Mark them as legitimate and hide them from the list Just add filters as required by the type of spam you get. The reward is when you open up in the morning and read in the status line: 412 emails hidden, and then gleefully pounce on the "PROCESS" button. The only better way to start the day is not a family safe topic '-) Have FUN! DearWebby
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Visiting the modern art museum, a lady turned to an attendant standing nearby. "This," she said, "I suppose, is one of those hideous representations you call modern art?" "No, Madam," replied the attendant. "That one's called a mirror."
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HER SIDE OF THE STORY He was in an odd mood when I got to the bar, I thought it might have been my fault because I was a bit late but he didn't say anything much about it. The conversation was quite slow going so I thought we should go off somewhere more intimate so we could talk more privately. We went to this restaurant and he was STILL acting a bit funny. I tried to cheer him up and started to wonder whether it was me or something else. I asked him, and he said no. But I wasn't really sure. So anyway, in the cab on the way back to his house, I said that I love him and he just put his arm around me. I didn't know what the hell that meant because you know he doesn't say it back or anything. We finally got back to his place and I was wondering if he was going to dump me! So I tried to ask him about it but he just switched on the TV. Reluctantly, I said I was going to go to sleep. Then after about 10 minutes, he joined me and we had sex. But, he still seemed really distracted, so afterwards I just wanted to leave but I just cried myself to sleep. I dunno, I just don't know what he thinks anymore. I mean, do you think he's met someone else??? HIS SIDE OF THE STORY My team lost. That cost me a bundle! Felt Kinda Tired. Got laid though. ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Getting the Most out of Turkey or Chicken Bones To pull the calcium out of chicken or turkey bones, add 1 ounce of vinegar to each quart of water (up to 4 ounces total) when you are making soup stock. It will not give a vinegar taste to the soup but will draw out ALL the nutrients in the bones. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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Fatal Things To Say If Your Wife Is Pregnant I finished the Oreos. Not to imply anything, but I don't think the kid weighs 40 pounds. Y'know, looking at her, you'd never guess that Pamela Lee had a baby! I sure hope your thighs aren't gonna stay that flabby forever! Well, couldn't they induce labor? The 25th is the Super Bowl. Darned if you ain't about five pounds away from a surprise visit from that Richard Simmons fella. Fred at the office passed a stone the size of a pea. Boy, that's gotta hurt. Whoa! For a minute there, I thought I woke up next to Willard Scott! I'm jealous! Why can't men experience the joy of childbirth? Are your ankles supposed to look like that? Get your *own* ice cream. Geez, you're awfully puffy looking today. Got milk? Maybe we should name the baby after my secretary, Tawney? Man! That rose tattoo on your hip is the size of Madagascar! Retaining water? Yeah, like the Hoover Dam retains water. Your stomach sticks out almost as much as your rear! You don't have the guts to pull that trigger!

Today November 11 in
1620 The Mayflower Compact was signed by the 41 men on the
Mayflower when they landed in what is now Provincetown Harbor
near Cape Cod. The compact called for "just and equal laws." 

1831 Nat Turner, a slave and educated minister, was hanged in
Jerusalem, VA, after inciting a violent slave uprising. 

1851 The telescope was patented by Alvan Clark. It had been in
use for a few hundred years, but never patented.

1880 Australian outlaw and bank robber Ned Kelly was hanged at
the Melbourne jail at age 25. 

1887 Labor Activists were hanged in Illinois after being
convicted of being connected to a bombing that killed eight
police officers. 

1918 World War I came to an end when the Allies and Germany
signed an armistice. This day became recognized as Veteran's Day
in the United States. 

1918 Poland was reestablished shortly after the surrender of
Germany. 

1920 The body of an unknown British soldier was buried in
Westminster Abbey. The service was recorded with the first
electronic recording process developed by Lionel Guest and H.O.
Merriman. 

1921 The Tomb of the Unknowns was dedicated at Arlington Cemetery
in Virginia by U.S. President Harding. 

1938 Kate Smith first sang Irving Berlin's "God Bless America" on
network radio. 

1940 The Jeep made its debut. 

1942 During World War II, Germany completed its occupation of
France. 

1952 The first video recorder was demonstrated by John Mullin and
Wayne Johnson in Beverly Hills, CA. 

1965 The government of Rhodesia declared its independence from
Britain. The country later became known as Zimbabwe. 

1966 The U.S. launched Gemini 12 from Cape Kennedy, FL. The craft
circled the Earth 59 times before returning. 

1972 The U.S. Army turned over its base at Long Bihn to the South
Vietnamese army. The event symbolized the end of direct
involvement in the Vietnam War by the U.S. military. 

1975 Civil war broke out when Angola gained independence from
Portugal. 

1981 Stuntman Dan Goodwin scaled the outside of the 100-story
John Hancock Center in Chicago in about six hours. 

1981 The U.S.S. Ohio was commissioned at the Electric Boat
Division in Groton, CT. It was the first Trident class submarine.


1984 U.S. President Ronald Reagan accepted the Vietnam Veterans
Memorial as a gift to the nation from the Vietnam Veterans
Memorial Fund. 

1984 Gary Coleman, at age 13, underwent his second kidney
transplant in Los Angeles. He had his first transplant at age 5. 

1986 Sperry Rand and Burroughs merged to form "Unisys," becoming
the second largest computer company. 

1987 Vincent Van Gogh's "Irises" was sold for a then record 53.9
million dollars in New York. 

1988 Police in Sacramento, CA, found the first of seven bodies
buried on the grounds of a boardinghouse. Dorothea Puente was
later charged in the deaths of nine people, convicted of three
murders and sentenced to life in prison. 

1991 The U.S. stationed its first diplomat in Cambodia in 16
years to help the nation arrange democratic elections. 

1992 Russian President Boris Yeltsin told U.S. senators in a
letter that Americans had been held in prison camps after World
War II. Some were "summarily executed," but others were still
living in his country voluntarily. 

1992 The Church of England voted to ordain women as priests. 

1993 Walt Disney Co. announced plans to build a U.S. history
theme park in a Virginia suburb of Washington. The plan was
halted later due to local opposition. 

1993 In Washington, DC, the Vietnam Women's Memorial was
dedicated to honor the more than 11,000 women who had served in
the Vietnam War. 

1994 In Gaza, a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at an
Israeli military checkpoint killing three soldiers. 

1996 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund unveiled "The Wall That
Heals." The work was a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans
Memorial that would tour communities throughout the United
States. 

1997 The Eastman Kodak Company announced that they were laying
off 10,000 employees. 

1998 Jay Cochrane set a record for the longest blindfolded
skywalk. He walked on a tightrope between the towers of the
Flamingo Hilton in Las Vegas, NV. The towers are 600 feet apart. 

1998 Israel's Cabinet ratified a land-for-peace agreement with
the Palestinians. 

2002 Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates pledged $100 million to fight
AIDS in India. 

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Man arrested for raping 4-year-old, 
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Today, November 10 in
1871 Henry M. Stanley, journalist and explorer, found David
Livingstone. Livingstone was a missing Scottish missionary 
in central Africa. Stanley delivered his famous greeting: 
"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" 
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You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. --- Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983) "There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers." --- William James ______________________________________________________ John came from San Francisco to Depoe Bay and asked a native, "Say, is this really a healthy place?" "It sure is," the native replied. "When I came here I couldn't say one word. I had hardly any hair on my head. I didn't have the strength to walk across a room, and I had to be lifted out of bed." "That's wonderful!" said John. "How long have you been here?" "I was born here." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ I urgently needed a few days off work but I knew the boss would not allow me to take leave. I thought that maybe if I acted 'crazy', then he would tell me to take a few days off. So, I hung upside-down on the ceiling and made funny noises. My secretaryt asked me what I was doing. I told her that I was pretending to be a light bulb, so the Boss might think I was 'crazy' and give me a few days off. A few minutes later, the boss came into the office and asked, 'What in the name of Sam Hill are you doing?' I told him I was a light bulb. He said, 'You are clearly stressed out. Go home and recuperate for a couple of days.' I jumped down and walked out of the office... When my secretary followed me, the boss asked her, 'And where do you think you're going?!' To which she replied: 'I'm going home too. I can't work in the dark.' ------------ I need a boss like that! _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ "Your Honor, my wife is just being ridiculous. Most women would love to have a husband who still believes in chivalry and I was only opening the door for her out of chivalry." "Mr. Smith," replied the judge, "I am granting the divorce. I cannot believe chivalry was your motivation while driving 65 mph." ______________________________________________________ Tag Team _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Arturo Macarro Gutierrez, 35, St Paul, Minnesota Man arrested for raping 4-year-old, Infecting her with Gonorrhea A Minnesota man is accused of raping his girlfriend’s four-year- old daughter, who tested positive for gonorrhea. Authorities charged Arturo Macarro Gutierrez, 35, with first and second-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly sexually assaulting the four-year-old victim at a house in St. Paul on October 28. The four-year-old’s grandmother reported the incident last Wednesday after her granddaughter said Gutierrez pulled down her pants and hurt her. The four-year-old called Gutierrez “daddy,” but the grandmother told authorities he was dating the girl’s mother. The child’s aunt told the grandmother Gutierrez had been making “humping” motions in the bedroom. The victim went to a local hospital, where tests determined she had contracted gonorrhea. A SWAT team executing a search warrant on the residence discovered Gutierrez hiding in the attic. Authorities accused him of sexually assaulting the girl after he also tested positive for gonorrhea. Gutierrez denied hurting the girl, according to a criminal complaint. The 35-year-old has a rap sheet that includes domestic violence charges. Gutierrez made his first court appearance for the sexual assault charges Monday and is due back in court on November 20. From: Tam Re: Removing AdAware Dear Webby Hi and as always thanks for the daily humor. I think I asked you this before, but I need help.. again!! I got McAfee virus protection and it will not let me install it 100% because I have AdAware and can not get to my add/remove program to uninstall it. PLEASE let me know if there is a way I can uninstall that. And any solutions as to why I can not get to add/remove? thanks and have a good day Tam Dear Tam AdAware has been around for ages, and the ad companies have tried all that time to defeat it or to get around it. So they have continuously made it stronger and tougher to defeat. A lot of people have problems with removing AdAware. That is one of the reasons I don't recommend them. Half an hour on Google found this: 1. Click "uninstall Ad-Aware" in the lavasoft folder of your start menu 2. If it does not work, open your control panel, click add/remove programs and locate Ad-Aware SE 3. If it still does not work, locate and run (double-click) the file "unwise.exe" (the .exe might not be shown). It should be found in C:\program files\lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE [Personal/Plus/Professional]\ If that does not work, or if you get a message saying something like "Can't find Install.log," perform a manual uninstall. Do the following: 1. Click on "my computer" and navigate to your Lavasoft Ad-Aware folder (C:\program files\lavasoft\ad-aware \ 2. Run the file unregaaw.exe 3. Delete the entire ad-aware folder 4. Delete your Lavasoft Ad-Aware link in your start menu (if present) 5. Delete the Ad-Aware icon(s) from your desktop(if present) 6. Navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\[User Name]\Application Data\Lavasoft and delete the entire Lavasoft folder. 7. Empty your trash bin 8. Reboot. If you have already deleted unregaaw.exe, try to get it from Lavasoft in Sweden. Have FUN! DearWebby
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"Pastor," Johnny says, "I heard you say today that our bodies came from the dust." "That's right, Johnny, I did." "And I heard you say that when we die, our bodies go back to dust." "Yes, I'm glad you were listening. Why do you ask?" "Well you better come over to our house right away and look under my bed, 'cause there's someone either comin' or goin'!"
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___________________________________________________ A young and foolish hot-shot pilot wanted to sound cool and show who was boss on the aviation radio frequencies. So, this was his first time approaching an airfield during the nighttime. Instead of making any official landing requests to the tower, he said: "Guess who?" The tower controller switched the field lights off and replied: "Guess where!" ___________________________________________________
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>From Myrna When my daughter was about 10 years old I became pregnant. Of course, she wanted to know how it happened,so I gave what I considered an appropriate explanation of the process. She asked, "Did you do that and I happened?" I said yes, and she responded, "And in spite of that, you did it again?"

Today November 10 in
1775 The U.S. Marines were organized under authority of the
Continental Congress. The Marines went out of existence after the
end of the Revolutionary War in April of 1783. The Marine Corps
were formally re-established on July 11, 1798. This day is
observed as the birth date of the United States Marine Corps. 

1801 The U.S. state of Tennessee outlawed the practice of
dueling. 

1871 Henry M. Stanley, journalist and explorer, found David
Livingstone. Livingstone was a missing Scottish missionary in
central Africa. Stanley delivered his famous greeting: "Dr.
Livingstone, I presume?" 

1917 41 suffragists were arrested in front of the White House. 

1919 The American Legion held its first national convention in
Minneapolis, MN. 

1928 Michinomiya Hirohito was enthroned as Emperor of Japan. 

1951 Direct-dial, coast-to-coast telephone service began when
Mayor M. Leslie Denning of Englewood, NJ, called his counterpart
in Alameda, CA. 

1954 The Iwo Jima Memorial was dedicated in Arlington, VA. 

1957 102,368 people attended the San Francisco 49ers and Los
Angeles Rams game. The crowd was the largest regular-season crowd
in NFL history. 

1970 The Great Wall of China opened for tourism. 

1975 The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution that equated
Zionism with racism. The resolution was repealed in December of
1991. 

1975 The Edmund Fitzgerald, an ore-hauling ship, and its crew of
29 vanished during a storm in Lake Superior. 

1980 CBS News anchor Dan Rather claimed he had been kidnapped in
a cab. It turned out that Rather had refused to pay the cab fare.


1982 Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezhnev died of a heart attack at
age 75. He was suceeded by Yuri V. Andropov. 

1982 In Washington, DC, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was opened
to visitors. 

1986 Camille Sontag and Marcel Coudari, two Frenchmen were
released by the captors that held them in Lebanon. 

1988 The U.S. Department of Energy announced that Texas would be
the home of the atom-smashing super-collider. The project was
cancelled by a vote of the U.S. Congress in Oct. 1993. 

1993 John Wayne Bobbitt was acquitted on the charge of marital
sexual assault against his wife who sexually mutilated him.
Lorena Bobbitt was later acquitted of malicious wounding her
husband. 

1993 The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Brady Bill,
which called for a five-day waiting period for handgun purchases.


1994 U.S. officials announced that it planned to stop enforcing
the arms embargo against the Bosnian government the following
week. The U.N. Security Council was opposed to lifting the ban. 

1994 Iraq recognized Kuwait's borders in the hope that the action
would end trade sanctions. 

1995 Nigeria's military rulers hanged playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa
along with several other anti-government activists. 

1995 In Katmandu, Nepal, searchers rescued 549 hikers after a
massive avalanche struck the Himalayan foothills. The disaster
left 24 tourists and 32 Nepalese dead. 

1997 WorldCom Inc. acquired MCI Communication Corporation. It was
the largest merger in U.S. history valued at $37 billion. 

1997 A jury in Virginia convicted Mir Aimal Kasi of the murder of
two CIA employees in 1993. 

1997 A judge in Cambridge, MA, reduced Louise Woodward's murder
conviction to manslaughter and sentenced the English au pair to
time served. She had served 279 days in the death of 8-month-old
Matthew Eappen. 

2001 The World Trade Organization approved China's membership. 

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1911 George Claude of Paris, France, applied for a 
patent on neon advertising signs.
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The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. --- Doug Larson ______________________________________________________ As a young married couple, a husband and a wife lived in a cheap housing complex near the base where he was working. Their chief complaint was that the walls were paper-thin and that they had no privacy. This was painfully obvious when one morning the husband was upstairs and the wife was downstairs on the telephone. She was interrupted by the doorbell and went to greet her neighbor. "Give this to your husband," he said thrusting a roll of toilet paper into her hands. "He's been yelling for it for 15 minutes!" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ On duty as a customer-service rep for a car-rental company, I took a call from a driver who needed a tow. He was stranded on a busy highway, but he didn't know the make of the car he was driving. I asked again for a more detailed description beyond a "blue, four-door sedan." "It's the one on fire," he replied. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ >From Kathy "My ten year old daughter asked me what a colon was and I explained that it was a part of the body that food goes through before being eliminated. Then she asked me what a semicolon was and I told her that it was a colon the size of a truck with eighteen wheels." ______________________________________________________ Revenge will be in your shoes! _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Dajanae Jordan, 23. Grosse Pointe Park, Madison Heights, Michigan Feds charge serial bank robbery suspect in Madison Heights, other robberies A woman accused in a string of bank robberies in Madison Heights and other cities has been named and arraigned in federal court. Police said Dajanae Jordan, 23, of Grosse Pointe Park was charged on bank robbery and attempted bank robbery counts Friday in U.S. District Court in Detroit. We're not charging her locally, said Madison Heights Detective Sgt. Brent LeMerise. The case has been turned over to the feds. Jordan faced a detention hearing Monday afternoon in federal court where her bail will be set. The robberies and attempted robberies first started a couple of weeks ago in Macomb County when authorities said Jordan unsuccessfully tried to rob a Chase Bank in Warren. Jordan used notes that she handed to tellers at all the banks where the robberies and attempted robberies were done, according to police in Oakland and Macomb counties. Other banks included in the string of robberies included an unsuccessful attempt at Vibe Credit Union in Sterling Heights. But police said she was successful in robberies at a Comerica Bank in Macomb Township, a Flagstar Bank on Big Beaver in Troy and a Chase Bank in Madison Heights. The Chase Bank in Madison Heights is located in the Hollywood Market on Campbell Road near 12 Mile and was robbed Oct. 25. Madison Heights police said she handed a male teller a note and threatened to shoot him if he didn't hurry up and she got away with $2,500. Multiple police departments and the FBI were part of the ongoing investigation of the robberies and attempted robberies. They hadn't identified a suspect until police said Jordan returned to the bank in Madison Heights and unsuccessfully tried to rob it again on Halloween. Residents called police and reported a woman matching the suspect's description was running through their yards in a neighborhood near the bank. One of them also saw a car matching the description of a silver car used in the earlier bank robbery. Police said a man in a burgundy Jeep picked up the suspect. Hazel Park police spotted the Jeep heading south on Interstate 75 near Eight Mile Road and finally stopped the vehicle in Detroit. The man driving the Jeep has not been charged and reportedly told police he didn't know Jordan had robbed a bank when he picked her up. From: Joan-Mary Re: Letter not showing Dear Webby The Humor Letter is came through as a blank and only when I hit reply to advise this, did I get to see the column. Respectfully, Joan-Mary Dear Joan-Mary It did arrive and download OK, otherwise hitting Reply later would not have made a difference, and it showed OK for all other subscribers. Check the settings in your email program. If you tell me which email program you use, I can investigate further. Have FUN! DearWebby
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A rancher goes to the bank to borrow money to buy a bull so he can increase his stock. The transaction is made and the banker who lent the money comes by a week later to see how his investment is doing. The farmer complains that the bull just eats grass and won't even look at the cows. The banker suggests that a veterinarian have a look at the bull. The next week the banker returns to see if the vet helped. The farmer looks very pleased: "The bull has taken care of all my cows, broke through the fence, and has even serviced all my neighbor's cows!" "Wow," says the banker, "what did the vet do to that bull?" "Just gave him some pills," replied the farmer. "What kind of pills?" asked the banker. "I don't know, but they sort of taste like peppermint." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Breaking Up a Dog Fight The best way to break up a dog fight is to throw water on the dogs. This will usually startle the dogs enough to stop the fighting. Breaking up a dog fight with your hands can be very dangerous as you are liable to get bit or scratched. In winter, when thawed out water may be hard to come by, gonging them with an empty plastic 5 gallon pail usually gets their attention, especially if it is the same pail that you use to feed them. It may look cruel, but is a lot better than letting them kill or injure each other. DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ >From Merlin All my relatives know that I refold the wrapping paper from my Christmas presents for reuse later. "Auntie," asked one of my young nieces, "why do you save all that paper?" "I'm doing what's best for the environment," I replied. "So I'm recycling." "Good thing you didn't ask that question five years ago," my daughter interrupted. "Then she was just plain cheap." ___________________________________________________
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Seen on a bumper sticker: A Lesbian is a mannish depressive with delusions of gender.

Today November 9 in
1857 The "Atlantic Monthly" first appeared on newsstands and
featured the first installment of "The Autocrat of the Breakfast
Table" by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 

1872 A fire destroyed about 800 buildings in Boston, MA. 

1906 U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt left for Panama to see the
progress on the new canal. It was the first foreign trip by a
U.S. president. 

1911 George Claude of Paris, France, applied for a patent on neon
advertising signs. 

1918 Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm II announced he would abdicate. He
then fled to the Netherlands. 

1923 In Munich, the Beer Hall Putsch was crushed by German troops
that were loyal to the democratic government. The event began the
evening before when Adolf Hitler took control of a beer hall full
of Bavarian government leaders at gunpoint. 

1935 United Mine Workers president John L. Lewis and other labor
leaders formed the Committee for Industrial Organization. 

1938 Nazi troops and sympathizers destroyed and looted 7,500
Jewish businesses, burned 267 synagogues, killed 91 Jews, and
rounded up over 25,000 Jewish men in an event that became known
as Kristallnacht or "Night of Broken Glass." 

1953 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a 1922 ruling that major
league baseball did not come within the scope of federal
antitrust laws. 

1961 Major Robert White flew an X-15 rocket plane at a world
record speed of 4,093 mph. 

1961 The Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) eliminated its
"caucasians only" rule. 

1963 In Japan, about 450 miners were killed in a coal-dust
explosion. 

1963 In Japan, 160 people died in a train crash. 

1965 The great Northeast blackout occurred as several states and
parts of Canada were hit by a series of power failures lasting up
to 13 1/2 hours. 

1967 A Saturn V rocket carrying an unmanned Apollo spacecraft
blasted off from Cape Kennedy on a successful test flight. 

1976 The U.N. General Assembly approved ten resolutions
condemning the apartheid government in South Africa. 

1979 The United Nations Security Council unanimously called upon
Iran to release all American hostages "without delay." Militants,
mostly students had taken 63 Americans hostage at the U.S.
embassy in Tehran, Iran, on November 4.

1981 U.S. troops began arriving in Egypt for a three-week Rapid
Deployment Force excercise. Somalia, Sudan and Oman were also
involved in the operation. 

1981 The Internation Monetary Fund approved a $5.8 billion loan
to India. It was the highest loan to date. 

1982 Sugar Ray Leonard retired from boxing. In 1984 Leonard came
out of retirement to fight one more time before becoming a boxing
commentator for NBC. 

1984 A bronze statue titled "Three Servicemen," by Frederick
Hart, was unveiled at the site of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
in Washington, DC. 

1989 Communist East Germany opened its borders, allowing its
citizens to travel freely to West Germany. 

1990 Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev signed a non-
aggression treaty with Germany. 

1992 Russian President Boris Yeltsin, visiting London, appealed
for assistance in rescheduling his country's debt, and asked
British businesses to invest. 

1998 A federal judge in New York approved the richest antitrust
settlement in U.S. history. A leading brokerage firm was ordered
to pay $1.03 billion to investors who had sued over price-rigging
of Nasdaq stocks. 

2004 U.S. First Lady Laura Bush officially reopened Pennsylvania
Avenue in front of the White House to pedestrians.

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Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right. --- Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860) ______________________________________________________ The Sunday School Teacher asks, "Now, , tell me frankly do you say prayers before eating?" "No sir," replies, "I don't have to. My Mom is a pretty good cook." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The Jewish Chronicle had heard that Benny was coming up to his 110th birthday so they sent one of their reporters to interview him. "How do you account for your longevity?" asked the reporter. "You could say that I am a health nut," Benny answered. "I have never smoked or drunk alcohol, I am always in bed by ten o'clock, I've been going to Israeli folk dance classes since I was a teenager and I've always walked three miles a day, even in rain or snow." "But," said the reporter, "my uncle Saul followed exactly the same routine and he died when he was 75. So how come it didn't work for him?" "All I can say," replied Benny "is that he didn't keep it up long enough." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Pastor Dave Charlton tells us, "After a worship service at First Baptist Church in Newcastle, Kentucky, a mother with a fidgety seven-year old boy told me how she finally got her son to sit still and be quiet. About halfway through the sermon, she leaned over and whispered, 'If you don't be quiet, Pastor Charlton is going to lose his place and will have to start his sermon all over again!' It worked." ______________________________________________________ She does not like Celine sounding like a cat in the washing machine. _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Chris Watts, 33, Greeley, Colorado To avoid death penalty, man admits killing pregnant wife and two daughters Chris Watts, 33, had claimed he saw his wife murdering Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, on a baby monitor, then went into a rage and strangled his wife Shannan, who was 15 weeks pregnant. He pleaded guilty today under a plea deal allowing him to avoid the death penalty but putting him in jail for life without a chance of parole. After he killed his family, Watts hid the bodies of his daughters in an oil tank where he worked to hide the smell of their decaying bodies, and buried his wife in a shallow grave. One of Shannan’s friends became concerned about her whereabouts after not hearing from her for several days after August 13 and contacted police. Watts was arrested on August 16 – after making a TV appeal for information about the whereabouts of his missing family. He said their disappearance had left him ‘torn up inside’ and appealed for ‘everybody to just come home.’ Shanann Watts’ family members ‘were very strongly in favor of a resolution in this case short of the death penalty,’ Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke said. He recalled her mother, Sandra, saying Christopher Watts ‘made the choice’ to take the lives of his family members. ‘I do not want to be in the position of making the choice to take his,’ Rourke said, quoting Sandra. ‘That’s about as firmly as she could have said it to me.’ Watts’ voice was shaking, and he could occasionally be heard sniffing after each time he said ‘guilty.’ The agreement also required Watts to plead guilty to unlawful termination of Shanann Watts’ pregnancy, a felony in Colorado. Family members have said she planned to name the boy Nico. The deal also ensures that Watts, who is 33, will consecutively serve each sentence for that charge and the murders of his wife and daughters. Rourke said Tuesday that investigators never believed that Watts was being entirely truthful. ‘The spotlight that he tried to shine on Shanann – falsely, incorrectly and frankly a flat-out lie – has been corrected,’ Rourke said. ‘The spotlight shines directly where it belongs: On him.’ From: DW Re: Chrome crashing Dear Webby My Chrome browser keeps crashing, locking up, playing stoopid. How can I fix that? DW Dear DW, You probably use the "Honey" extension, that checks net wide for better deals. That works great, when you are on legitimate shopping sites, however, if you are on hysterically fanatic liberal sites like FaceBook or MSN, their censoring and excessive ads get into a pissing contest with Chrome, and Chrome loses. Just disable "Honey" and everything will work fine. Just enable it when you are actually shopping. It will usually save you 5 - 25% of the price. So far they have never sent me to a bad site, You don'y have to remove "Honey". Just disable it until you actually need it. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Here is a list of some of the dumbest questions asked by tourists at Alberta's Banff National Park. Yes, they are all allegedly true, as heard at the information kiosks manned by Parks Canada staff. [with my comment in brackets] 1. How do the elk know they're supposed to cross at the "Elk Crossing" signs? [They just do] 2. At what elevation does an elk become a moose? [6 feet] 3. Tourist: "How do you pronounce 'Elk'?" Park information staff: "Elk." Tourist: "Oh." [Actually it is pronounced "Elk!] 4. Are the bears with collars tame? [Yes...take one home they make lovely pets!] 5. Is there anywhere I can see the bears pose? [Just before they eat you!] 6. Is it okay to keep an open bag of bacon on the picnic table, or should I store it in my tent? [Your sleeping bag or underwear is a much better place for it!] 7. Where can I find Alpine Flamingoes? [Just to the left there... see them?] 8. I saw an animal on the way to Banff today. Could you tell me what it was? [Yes] 9. Are there birds in Canada? [Are there brains in your head?] 10. Did I miss the turnoff for Canada? [Hopefully!] 11. Where does Alberta end and Canada begin? [Right there!] 12. Do you have a map of the State of Jasper? [You are with a travel group right? I would hate for you to get lost in our fine country!] 13. Is this the part of Canada that speaks French, or is that Saskatchewan? [no that would be Quebec!] 14. If I go to BC, do I have to go through Ontario? [Only if you are on a round-the-world tour!] 15. Which is the way to the Columbia Rice Fields? [Try China!] 16. How far is Banff from Canada? [Very far!] 17. What's the best way to see Canada in a day? [Space Shuttle!] 18. Do they search you at the BC border? [If you ask them nicely!] 19. When we enter BC, do we have to convert our money to British pounds? [They are using the Yen now!] 20. Where can I buy a raccoon hat? All Canadians own one, don't they? [Sure do...and we all own red "mountie" suits too!] 21. Are there phones in Banff? [No...it is Canada's only official phone-free location!] 22. So it's eight kilometres away. Is that in miles? [no..in fathoms!] 23. We're on the decibel system you know. [Really...so convert a 69 for me!] 24. Where can I get my husband really, REALLY, lost? [Spread your legs!] 25. Is that two kilometres by foot or by car? [Yes!] 26. Don't you Canadians know anything? [Oh boy...watch out for that tree!] 27. Where do you put the animals at night? [In your car!] 28. Tourist: "How do you get your lakes so blue?" Park staff: "We take the water out in the winter and paint the bottom." Tourist: "Oh." [And we paint the trees green too!] And then there is the mating call of the bluehaired Winnebegans: "An juss haw much es that en reel mohney?" [Just double it and round it down. That's close enough.]
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The fourth-grade teacher had to leave the room for a few minutes. When she returned, she found the children in perfect order. Everybody was sitting absolutely quiet. She was shocked and stunned and said, "I've never seen anything like it before. This is wonderful. But, please tell me, what came over all of you? Why are you so well-behaved and quiet?" Finally, after much urging, a little girl said, "Well, one time you said that if you ever came back and found us quiet, you would drop dead!!" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Grow a Natural Christmas Tree Consider a potted tree instead of a cut one. It will save you money every year and it will grow with you and your family. Keep an eye on your tree's health while it is inside. It should only be inside for 10 to 14 days. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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How come when you mix water and flour together you get glue... and then you add eggs and sugar and you get cake? Where does the glue go? ------------- your hips!

Today November 8 in
1793 The Louvre Museum, in Paris, opened to the public for the
first time. 

1805 The "Corps of Discovery" reached the Pacific Ocean. The
expedition was led by William Clark and Meriwether Lewis. The
journey had begun on May 14, 1804, with the goal of exploring the
Louisiana Purchase territory. 

1895 Wilhelm Roentgen while experimenting with electricity
discovered the scientific principle involved and took the first
X-ray pictures. 

1910 William H. Frost patented the insect exterminator. 

1923 Adolf Hitler made his first attempt at seizing power in
Germany with a failed coup in Munich that came to be known as the
"Beer-Hall Putsch." 

1933 The Civil Works Administration was created by executive
order by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The organization
was designed to create jobs for more than 4 million unemployed
people in the U.S. 

1942 The U.S. invaded Morocco and Algeria. 

1942 During World War II, Operation Torch began as U.S. and
British forces landed in French North Africa. 

1950 During the Korean conflict, the first jet-plane battle took
place as U.S. Air Force Lt. Russell J. Brown shot down a North
Korean MiG-15. 

1956 After turning down 18,000 names, the Ford Motor Company
decided to name their new car the "Edsel," after Henry Ford's
only son. 

1966 Ronald Reagan was elected governor of California. 

1979 The program, "The Iran Crisis: America Held Hostage",
premiered on ABC-TV. The show was planned to be temporary, but it
evolved into "Nightline" in March of 1980. 

1980 Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California
announced that they had discovered a 15th moon orbiting the
planet Saturn. 

1981 Egyptian President Hosni Mubarek asserted that Egypt was "an
African State" that was "neither East nor West".

1985 A letter signed by four American hostages in Lebanon was
delivered to The Associated Press in Beirut. The letter,
contained pleas from Terry Anderson, Rev. Lawrence Jenco, David
Jacobsen and Thomas Sutherland to President Reagan to negotiate a
release. 

1990 U.S. President George H.W. Bush ordered more troop
deployments in the Persian Gulf, adding about 150,000 soldiers to
the multi-national force fighting against Iraq. 

1991 The European Community and Canada imposed economic sanctions
on Yugoslavia in an attempt to stop the Balkan civil war. 

1992 About 350,000 people rallied in Berlin against racist
violence. 

1993 Five Picasso paintings and other artwork were stolen from
the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm, Sweden. The works were
valued at $52 million. 

1997 Chinese engineers diverted the Yangtze River to make way for
the Three Gorges Dam. 

2000 In Florida, a statewide recount began to decide the winner
of the 2000 U.S. presidential election. 

2000 Waco special counsel John C. Danforth released his final
report that absolved the government of wrongdoing in the 1993
siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Texas. 

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1837 - In Alton, IL, abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy was
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Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people. --- Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930) Where facts are few, experts are many. --- Donald R. Gannon ______________________________________________________ The local priest came across Paddy who had stumbled out of the town tavern. "Paddy," he said, " I'm afraid I'll not be seeing you in Heaven one day." "Really, Father?" slurred Paddy. "What have you done now?" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Bidding at a local auction was proceeding furiously when the auctioneer suddenly announced, "A gentleman in this room has lost a wallet containing $10,000. If it is returned, he will pay a reward of $2,000." There was a moment's silence, and then from the back of the room came the cry, "Two thousand five hundred!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Bubba goes to the revival and listens to the preacher. After a while, the preacher asks anyone with needs to come forward and be prayed over. Bubba gets in line. When it's his turn the preacher says, "Bubba, what you want me to pray about?" Bubba says, "Preacher, I need you to pray for my hearing." So the preacher puts one finger in Bubba's ear and the other hand on top of his head and prays a while. After a few minutes, he removes his hands and says, "Bubba, how's your hearing now?" Bubba says, "I don't know preacher, it's not until next Wednesday in Dallas. ______________________________________________________ Stealing the duster is tricky! _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Nicole Buffington, 24, Pasco Floriduh Woman, 24, arrested for meth, child neglect after leaving kids and dope in hot car Nicole Buffington was arrested Tuesday after allegedly leaving her two small children alone in a hot car that had a bag of methamphetamine on the front seat while she shopped at a Dollar Tree store. Investigators allege that Nicole Buffington, 24, left the minors in the vehicle for nearly 30 minutes. Police responding to a 911 call found the children--a seven-year-old boy and a one-year-old girl--Tuesday afternoon. Cops also discovered a bag containing a crystalline substance “on top of clutter on the driver’s seat.” A field test revealed that the substance contained methamphetamine. Buffington, seen above, was subsequently contacted inside a nearby Dollar Tree store and arrested on child neglect and narcotics possession charges. She was booked into the Pasco County jail, where she remains locked up on $10,000 bond. According to her Facebook page, Buffington works at McDonald’s. A police report, however, lists her as unemployed. Buffington’s rap sheet includes multiple arrests for narcotics possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as collars for theft and failure to appear in court. From: Isobel Re: CAT5 or CAT6 Dear Webby Is there any real performance difference between CAT5 and CAT6 cable in a home office? is there any difference in the way it is installed? Thanks Isobel Dear Isobel CAT6 MAY show a slight performance gain on long runs of over 200 feet, especially in electrically noisy environments. I doubt that you will be able to measure a speed difference in a home office. CAT6 cable uses the same 8P8C (RJ45) connector as CAT5, but requires a lot more cussing to get it into the connector. If you do use CAT6 cable, do yourself a favor and buy it in suitable pieces, with the connectors factory molded onto the ends. CAT5 cable is fairly easy to stuff into 8P8C (RJ45) connectors and the crimper is cheap. In a quiet home office you can usually get away with using cheap "Station Z" alarm cable and get just as good results as CAT6. However, if your provider has problems with supplying a connection at the speed that you pay for, they will blame the problem on your cable. Switching at that time to CAT6 won't make any difference to your connection speed, but they will have to come up with a different excuse. Nowadays, quite often wireless (WiFi) is faster. For cable, the speeds are limited to what had been agreed upon years ago, but wireless gets faster all the time. Have FUN! DearWebby
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When I stopped the bus to pick up Chris for preschool, I noticed an older woman hugging him as he left the house. "Is that your grandmother?" I asked. "Yes," Chris said. "She's come to visit us for Thanksgiving." "How nice," I said. "Where does she live?" "At the airport," Chris replied. "Whenever we want her we just go out there and get her." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Returning Groceries Return items to the grocery store that are bad or spoil quickly, even if you used some of it. For example, if you buy a big block of cheese and gets moldy after a day or two in the fridge, it probably was not packaged properly. Just be sure to keep your grocery receipts handy. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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A boy was watching his father, a pastor, write a sermon." How do you know what to say?" he asked. "God tells me." "Oh, then why do you keep crossing things out?"

Today November 7 in
1637 - Anne Hutchinson, the first female religious leader in the
American colonies, was banished from the Massatwoshits Bay Colony
for heresy. 

1665 - "The London Gazette" was first published. 

1811 - The Shawnee Indians of chief Tecumseh were defeated by
William Henry Harrison at the Battle of Wabash (or (Tippecanoe). 

1837 - In Alton, IL, abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy was
shot to death by a mob of Democrats (supporters of slavery) while
trying to protect his printing shop from a third destruction. 

1874 - The Republican party of the U.S. was first symbolized as
an elephant in a cartoon by Thomas Nast in Harper's Weekly. 

1876 - The cigarette manufacturing machine was patented by Albert
H. Hook. 

1893 - The state of Colorado granted its women the right to vote.


1895 - The last spike was driven into Canada's first
transcontinental railway in the mountains of British Columbia. 

1917 - Russia's Bolshevik Revolution took place. The provisional
government of Alexander Kerensky was overthrown by forces led by
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. 

1918 - During World War I, a false report through the United
Press announced that an armistice had been signed. 

1932 - "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" was broadcast for the
first yime on CBS Radio. 

1933 - Voters in Pennsylvania eliminated sports from
Pennsylvanian "Blue Laws." 

1940 - The middle section of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in
Washington state collapsed during a windstorm. The suspension
bridge had opened to traffic on July 1, 1940. 

1944 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first
person to win a fourth term as president. 

1965 - The "Pillsbury Dough Boy" debuted in television
commercials. 

1967 - The U.S. Selective Service Commission announced that
college students arrested in anti-war demonstrations would lose
their draft deferments. 

1973 - The U.S. Congress over-rode President Nixon's veto of the
War Powers Act, which limits a chief executive's power to wage
war without congressional approval. 

1983 - A bomb exploded in the U.S. Capitol. No one was injured. 

1985 - The Colombian army stormed the country's Palace of
Justice. The siege claimed the lives of 100 people, including 11
Supreme Court Justices. The Palace had been seized by leftist
guerrillas belonging to the April 19 Movement. 

1987 - Tunisia's president Habib Bourguiba was overthrown. He had
been president since the country's independence in 1956. 

1989 - Richard Ramirez, convicted of California's "Night Stalker"
killings, was sentenced to death. 

1991 - Pro- and anti-Communists rallies took place in Moscow on
the 74th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution. 

1995 - In a Japanese courtroom, three U.S. military men admitted
to the rape of a 12-year-old Okinawan schoolgirl. 

1999 - Tiger Woods became the first golfer since Ben Hogan in
1953 to win four straight tournaments. 

2000 - Hillary Rodham Clinton made history as the first
president's wife to win public office. The state of New York
elected her to the U.S. Senate after a Liberal senator retired to
let her have his seat.

2001 - After a 16-month stoppage the Concorde resumed flying
commercially.

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America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there. --- Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1988) Every teenager should get a high school education. Even if they already know everything. --- Socratex ______________________________________________________ Is it proper for a man to profit from the mistakes of another?" a Angus mcKenzie asked his minister. "Definitely not," was the preacher's answer. "Are you absolutely certain?" "Yes, my son, absolutely." "Okay. In that case, I wonder if you'd mind returning that $25 I gave you after my wedding last year?" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Q: Is it good manners to eat fried chicken with your fingers? A: No, you should eat your fingers separately. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A kindergarten pupil told his teacher he'd found a cat. She asked if it was dead or alive. "Dead," she was informed. "How do you know?", she asked. "Because I pissed in his ear and it didn't move," said the child innocently. "You did WHAT?!?", the teacher squealed in surprise. "You know," explained the boy, "I leaned over and said 'pssst' and he didn't move." ______________________________________________________ Vicious polar bear attack _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Martin Gallo-Gallardo, 45, Oregon Illegal Immigrant protected by Oregon's Sanctuary law from ICE Now Charged with Brutal Murder Actually, the Bonehead award should go to Oregon. An illegal alien from Mexico accused of stabbing his wife to death on Sunday was released from an Oregon county jail seven months ago despite federal immigration authorities’ request to deport him, immigration officials said. A woman might be alive today if the Oregon authorities had not decided to allow a known illegal immigrant go free. Martin Gallo-Gallardo, 45, is facing murder charges in connection with the death of Coral Rodriguez-Lorenzo, 38, after authorities discovered her body in a ditch near a river east of Portland on October 28. In March, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office released 45-year- old Martin Gallo-Gallardo after the prosecutor’s office dismissed assault charges against him. Fox 12 Oregon reported a grand jury could not “hold him accountable” without the cooperation of the victim, his wife. Fox News reported: “Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said the federal agency placed a civil detainer hold on Gallo-Gallardo while he was in custody in Portland so it could begin deportation proceedings. The agency said the sheriff’s department didn’t honor the request because of the state’s sanctuary laws.” On October 29, Gallo-Gallardo was was arrested for questioning in the death of his wife Coral Rodriguiez-Lorenzo and it was at that time he confessed to murdering her. Clackamas County officials found her body the previous day, which had been repeatedly stabbed according to The Daily Caller. As with most major ideological conflicts finger pointing and the blame game ensues. Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese who supports Oregon’s sanctuary laws said his office never received a detainer request due a technology malfunction in fax transmission. “Gallo-Gallardo drove his wife to nearby Clackamas County after an argument and stabbed her multiple times. He pleaded not guilty to the crime Tuesday,” according to Fox News. Hopefully after Tuesday justice for all will mean cold blooded murders like this will be avoidable in Oregon’s future. From: Susan Re: Is MS NET Framework safe ? Dear Webby. Good Morning, I received an Update from microsoft this morning and I wanted your opinion whether it is one I need to download. Thanks much for your help. Susan Microsoft, NET Framework 10.2 MB Cannot be removed after installation. Dear Susan NET Framework is OK. Many programs use and need it. The only one to guard against is IE Have FUN! DearWebby
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___________________________________________________ "Today's Sermon: HOW MUCH CAN A MAN DRINK? with hymns from a full choir." "The concert held in Fellowship Hall was a great success. Special thanks are due to the minister's daughter, who labored the whole evening at the piano, which as usual fell upon her." "During the absence of our pastor, we enjoyed the rare privilege of hearing a good sermon when J.F. Stubbs supplied our pulpit." "The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' in the church basement on Friday at 7 p.m. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy." ___________________________________________________
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Before Linda became engaged, she was quite the beauty, and didn't mind letting her boyfriend know it, too: "A lot of men are gonna be totally miserable when I marry." she told him. "Really?" asked the boyfriend, "And just how many men are you planning to marry?"

Today November 6 in
1789 Father John Carroll was appointed as the first Roman
Catholic bishop in the United States of America. 

1832 Joseph Smith, III, was born. He was the first president of
the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He
was also the son of Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism. 

1860 Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the sixteenth president of
the United States. 

1861 Jefferson Davis was elected as the president of the
Confederacy in the U.S. 

1869 The first official intercollegiate football game was played
in New Brunswick, NJ. 

1894 William C. Hooker received a patent for the mousetrap. 

1903 Philippe Bunau-Varilla, as Panama's ambassador to the United
States, signed the Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty. The document granted
rights to the United States to build and indefinitely administer
the Panama Canal Zone and its defenses. 

1913 Mohandas K. Gandhi was arrested as he led a march of Indian
miners in South Africa. 

1917 During World War I, Candian forces take the village of
Passchendaele, Belgium, in the Third Battle of Ypres. 

1923 Jacob Schick was granted a patent for the electric shaver. 

1935 Edwin H. Armstrong announced his development of FM
broadcasting. 

1952 The first hydrogen bomb was exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in
the Pacific Ocean. 

1961 In the Saraha Desert of Algeria, a natural gas well ignited
when a pipe ruptured. The flames rose between 450 feet and 800
feet. The fire burned until April 28, 1962 when a team led by Red
Adair used explosives to deprive the fire of oxygen.

1962 The U.N. General Assembly adopts a resolution that condemned
South Africa's racist apartheid policies. The resolution also
called for all member states to terminate military and economic
relations with South Africa. 

1965 The Freedom Flights program began which would allow 250,000
Cubans to come to the United States by 1971. 

1967 Phil Donahue began a TV talk show in Dayton, OH. The show
was on the air for 29 years. 

1973 NASA's Pioneer 10 spacecraft began photographing Jupiter. 

1975 King Hassan II of Morocco launches the Green March, a mass
migration of 300,000 unarmed Moroccans, that march into the
nation of Western Sahara. 

1977 39 people were killed when an earthen dam burst, sending a
wall of water through the campus of Toccoa Falls Bible College in
Georgia. 

1983 U.S. Army choppers dropped hundreds of leaflets over
northern and central Grenada. The leaflets urged residents to
cooperate in locating any Grenadian army or Cuban resisters to
the U.S-led invasion. 

1984 For the first time in 193 years, the New York Stock Exchange
remained open during a presidential election day.

1985 Leftist guerrillas belonging to Columbia's April 19 Movement
seized control of the Palace of Justice in Bogota. 

1986 Former Navy radioman John A. Walker Jr., was sentenced in
Baltimore to life imprisonment. Walker had admitted to being the
head of a family spy ring. 

1986 U.S. intelligence sources confirmed a story run by the
Lebanese magazine Ash Shiraa that reported the U.S. had been
secretly selling arms to Iran in an effort to secure the release
of seven American hostages. 

1989 In the hopes of freeing U.S. hostages held in Iran, the U.S.
announced that it would unfreeze $567 million in Iranian assets
that had been held since 1979. 

1990 About 20% of the Universal Studios backlot in southern
California was destroyed in an arson fire. 

1991 Kuwait celebrated the dousing of the last of the oil fires
ignited by Iraq during the Persian Gulf War. 

1995 Art Modell, the owner of the Cleveland Browns, announced
plans to move his team to Baltimore. (Maryland) 

1995 Mark Messier scored his 500th NHL goal. 

1998 The Islamic militant group Hamas exploded a car bomb killing
the two attackers and injuring 21 civilians. 

1999 Australian voters rejected a referendum to drop Britain's
queen as their head of state. 

2001 In London, the "Lest We Forget" exhibit opened at the
National Memorial Arboretum. Fred Seiker was the creator of the
24 watercolors. Seiker was a prisoner of war that had been forced
to build the Burma Railroad, the "railway of death," for the
Japanese during World War II. 

2001 In Madrid, Spain, a car bomb injured about 60 people. The
bomb was blamed on Basque separatists. 

2001 Ten people were executed in Beijing, China. The state
newspaper of China said that all of the people executed were
robbers and killers aged 20-23. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Monday, November 5

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Today's Bonehead Award: 

Suspect arrested after striking 10 vehicles,
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Today, November 5 in
1605 The "Gunpowder Plot" attempted by Guy Fawkes failed when he
was captured before he could blow up the English Parliament. Guy
Fawkes Day is celebrated every November 5th in Britain to
celebrate his failure to blow up all the members of Parliament
and King James I. 
 More of today in history at History
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About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends. --- Herbert Hoover (1874 - 1964) ______________________________________________________ A guy walked into his friend's office, he found him sitting at his desk, looking very depressed. "Hey, what's up with you?", he asks. "Oh, its my wife," replied the man sadly. "She's hired a new secretary for me." "Well, nothing wrong in that. Is she blonde, redhead or brunette?" "Neither, He grandfather is bald." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Bumper Stickers from 20 years ago: If that phone was up your butt, maybe you could drive better! Don't be sexist, broads hate that. Saw it... Wanted it... Had a fit... Got it! Constipated people don't give a crap. Who lit the fuse on your tampon? My kid got your honor roll student pregnant. If you can read this... I lost my trailer. Your just jealous cause the voices are only talking to me. I have the body of a God.... Buddha. So many pedestrians...so little time. Eat right, exercise, die anyway! Illiterate...Write for help. Cover me... I'm changing lanes. Boldly going nowhere. Body by Nautilus, brain by Mattel. Honk if anything falls off. If we quit voting, will they all go away ? Heart attacks: God's revenge for dieting. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A famed English explorer was invited to Dartmouth to tell of his adventures in the African jungle. "Can you imagine," he demanded, "people so primitive that they love to eat the embryo of certain birds, and slices from the belly of certain animals? And grind up grass seed, make it into a paste, burn it over a fire, then smear it with a greasy mess they extract from the mammary fluid of certain other animals?" When the students looked startled by such barbarism, the explorer added softly, "What I've been describing, of course, is a breakfast of bacon and eggs and buttered toast." ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by James Edward Baumann, 37 Stafford, Virginia Suspect arrested after striking 10 vehicles, climbing onto roof of "Five Guys" to hide A man wanted in three jurisdictions was arrested Monday at Stafford Marketplace after striking ten vehicles before climbing onto the roof of a Five Guys restaurant and hiding in an air conditioning unit. On Monday shortly before 10 a.m., deputies responded to reports of multiple vehicle accidents near the Bank of America at Stafford Marketplace. Deputies determined that the driver of a Ford pick-up truck hauling a trailer holding another pickup truck crashed into the vehicles, four of which were occupied when struck. Both of the pick-up trucks later found to be stolen. Four subjects were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. After striking the vehicles, the subject, who was intoxicated, scaled a metal pipe alongside a building and climbed onto the roof of a Five Guys restaurant where he was found hiding in an air conditioning unit. The suspect, James Edward Baumann, 37, was wanted in three jurisdictions—Stafford County, Prince William County, and Spotsylvania County. Baumann was incarcerated at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond on his outstanding warrants. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending. From: Alex Re: SSH Dear Webby. What exactly is SSH? A program I am trying to buy, requires that I have SSH access. However, my web host tells me that I don't need it and would not know how to use it, even if I had it. So, what is it and what does it do? Alex Dear Alex SSH is secure access to the server command line, just like Telnet used to be until about 25 years ago. The main difference is that SSH is securely encrypted and can't be intercepted. It is not difficult to use, and programs, that require it, are very specific and detailed about what you need to do. Usually they even give you the exact command to type or paste to the command line. Then you type that in and hit Enter. No big deal at all. Web hosting is often like an MLM pyramid. The farther down you are, the fewer rights and privileges you have. When you don't get SSH, but instead get a snotty reply implying that you would not know how to use it, then you know you have hit rock bottom, and it's time to move up a few levels. The bare command line can be a bit intimidating to some people, but at our level, for example, we explain what each command does, and step you through it while connected to you via Skype chat. Sure, it takes a bit more time, but you learn, and next time you know how to do it yourself. Have FUN! DearWebby
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>From Jean It’s the men’s turn to make wisecracks! After my wife died, I couldn't even look at another woman for 10 years. But now that I'm out of jail, I can honestly say it was worth it! Received an e-mail today from a "bored housewife 32, looking for some action!" I've sent her my ironing; that'll keep her busy! The wife's been hinting she wants something black and lacy for her birthday. So I bought her a pair of football boots! Growing up with a dyslexic father had its advantages. Whenever he caught me swearing, he used to wash my mouth out with soup! My wife asked if she could have a little peace and quiet while she cooked the dinner, so I took the batteries out of the smoke alarm! Anyone have an owner's manual for a wife? Mine's giving off a terrible whining noise! My wife apologized for the first time ever today. She said she's sorry she ever married me! Does anyone know how long you cook these "boil in the bag fish" that you win at the fun fair? My wife said I needed to be more in touch with my feminine side, so I crashed the car, burnt the dinner, and ignored her all day for no reason! Scientists have discovered a certain food that diminishes a woman's sex drive by 90 percent. It's called wedding cake! Things turned really ugly at my house last night. The wife removed her makeup! My wife shouted at me this morning for not opening the car door for her. I would have, but I was too busy swimming to the surface!
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Bubba was arrested for selling home-stilled whiskey. His lawyer put him on the stand and asked the jurors to look carefully at his client. "Now, Ladies and Gentleman of the jury," concluded the lawyer, "you've looked carefully at the defendant. "Can you sit there in the jury and honestly believe that if my client had ANY whiskey he would sell it?" He was acquitted. ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Ecological Holiday Parties If you purchase some inexpensive, reusable plastic plates, cups, and use your own utensils, you will have a much more ecological party that relying on disposable plates and cups. You also will be able to use them year after year, which will save you money. You can also go to a garage sale and buy proper plates and cups and glasses for less than the plastic ware costs. They don't take much more room to store till next year. DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Our young daughter had adopted a stray cat. To my distress, he began to use the back of our new sofa as a scratching post. "Don't worry," my husband reassured me. "I'll have him trained in no time." I watched for several days as my husband patiently "trained" our new pet. Whenever the cat scratched, my husband deposited him outdoors to teach him a lesson. The cat learned quickly. For the next 16 years, whenever he wanted to go outside, he scratched the back of the sofa. ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Sandie for this story: We went to the movies the other night. I sat in an aisle seat, as I usually do, because it feels a little roomier. Just as the feature was about to start, a Millenial from the center of the row got up and started working her way out. "Excuse me. Sorry! Oops. Excuse me, pardon me, gotta hurry. Oops! Excuse me." By the time she got to me, I was trying to look around her and I was a little impatient, so I said, "Couldn't you have done this a little earlier?" "No!" she said in a loud whisper. "The 'Turn Off Your Cell Phone, Please' message just flashed up on the screen and mine is out in the car."

Today November 5 in
1605 The "Gunpowder Plot" attempted by Guy Fawkes failed when he
was captured before he could blow up the English Parliament. Guy
Fawkes Day is celebrated every November 5th in Britain to
celebrate his failure to blow up all the members of Parliament
and King James I. 

1844 In California, a grizzly bear underwent a successful
cataract operation at the Zoological Garden. 

1872 In the U.S., Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting
to vote in the presidential election. She never paid the fine. 

1895 George B. Selden received the first U.S. patent for an
automobile. He sold the rights for $200,000 four years later. 

1911 Italy officially annexed Tripoli. 

1935 The game "Monopoly" was introduced by Parker Brothers
Company. 

1940 U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt won an unprecedented third
term in office. 

1944 Lord Moyne, a British official, was assassinated by the
Zionist Stern gang in Cairo, Egypt. 

1946 John F. Kennedy was elected to the U.S. House of
Representatives at the age of 29. 

1955 The Vienna State Opera House in Austria formally reopened
ten years after WWII. 

1956 British and French forces began landing in Egypt during the
Suez Canal Crisis. A cease-fire was declared 2 days later. 

1963 Archaeologists found the remains of a Viking settlement at
L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland. 

1967 In Moscow, the Ostankino Tower opened. It was the world's
tallest free-standing structure for nine years. 

1974 Ella T. Grasso was elected governor of Connecticut. She was
the first woman in the U.S. to win a governorship without
succeeding her husband. 

1984 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the NFL had exceeded
antitrust limits in attempting to stop the Oakland Raiders from
moving to Los Angeles. 

1986 The White House reaffirmed the U.S. ban on the sale of
weapons to Iran. 

1987 In South Africa, Goban Mbeki was released after serving 24
years in the Robben Island prison. He had been sentenced to life
for treason against the white minority government of South
Africa. 

1998 Scientists published a genetic study that showed strong
evidence that Thomas Jefferson fathered at least one child (Eston
Hemings) of his slave, Sally Hemings. 

1990 Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the Kach movement, was shot to
death after a speech at a New York Hotel. His assassin, Egyptian
El Sayyid, was later convicted of the murder and was sentenced to
life in prison for his part in the World Trade Center bombing. 

1992 Malice Green, a black motorist, was beaten to death in
Detroit during a struggle with police. Two officers were later
convicted in his death and sentenced to prison. 

1994 Former U.S. President Reagan announced that he had
Alzheimer's disease. 

1994 George Foreman, 45, became boxing's oldest heavyweight
champion when he knocked out Michael Moorer in the 10th round of
their WBA fight in Las Vegas, NV. 

1998 In the U.S., Chairman Henry Hyde of the Judiciary Committee
asked President Clinton to answer 81 questions for the House
impeachment inquiry. 

1998 The U.N. announced that the Taliban militia had killed up to
5,000 civilians in a takeover of an Afghani town. 

1999 A 12-day conference on global warming, attended by delegates
from 170 nations, ended in Bonn, Germany. 

1999 Dennis Rodman (NBA) and Carmen Electra were both arrested
and charged with battery and domestic violence in a hotel in
Miami Beach, FL. 

1999 U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that
Microsoft Corp. enjoyed "monopoly power". 

2001 It was announced that European aircraft manufacturer Airbus
and Dubai-based Emirates airlines set up a joint venture
specializing in airline services. 

2009 At Fort Hood, near Kileen, TX, Nidal Malik Hasan killed 13
people and wounded 30 others. He is still sitting in jail while
lawyers fight against his ordered execution.

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Keyboard/Mouse/Video/Sound switch 




Good Morning, !
Today is Sunday, November 4
Time to change the clocks to Winter time,
except in a few distinct areas.
Turn the clocks BACK, so that you get an 
hour of extra sleep in the morning,

>From Dani
Dear Webby, 
Thank you so much for your advise on Mail Washer. 
I purchased it yesterday and it is a working wonder, 
just like you. 
So easy. Wish I had gotten it a long time ago. 
Thanks again for all you do. 
Dani 


Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Today's Bonehead Award: 


4 charged after toddler found outside 
with a bottle of beer

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Today, November 4 in
1847 Scottish obstetrician James Young Simpson discovered 
the anethestic qualities of chloroform. 
 More of today in history at History
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Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784) We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything. --- Thomas A. Edison (1847 - 1931) People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed. --- Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784) The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. --- William James ______________________________________________________ >From Jim The wedding ceremony came to the point where the minister asked if anyone had anything to say concerning the union of the bride and groom.  The moment of utter silence was broken when a beautiful young woman carrying a child stood up. She starts walking slowly towards the minister.  The congregation was aghast - you could almost hear a pin drop. The groom's jaw dropped as he stared in disbelief at the approaching young woman and child. Chaos ensued. The bride threw the bouquet into the air and burst out crying. Then the groom's mother fainted. The best men started giving each other looks and wondering how to save the situation. The minister asked the woman, "Can you tell us, why you came forward? What do you have to say?" There was absolute silence in the church. The woman replied, "Grampa, we can't hear you in the back!" And that illustrates what happens when people are considered guilty until proven innocent. ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The Judge admonished the witness, "Do you understand that you have sworn to tell the truth?" "I do." "Do you understand what will happen if you are not truthful?" "Sure," said the witness. "My side will win." "OK, then, if your side wins, then you are guilty of perjury and will get ten years." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ My girlfriend asked me if I'll love her in the morning. I told her it depends on what happens tonight. ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Ashlee Harcum, 29 Theresa Rockinberg, 52 Rebecca Rockinberg, 27 Akeiba Johnson, 24 Steeltron, Pennsylvania 4 charged after toddler found outside with a bottle of beer Four women in Steelton are facing charges after an officer on patrol saw two toddlers running across a street. One of the toddlers, according to police, had a beer. The officer was on patrol on Oct. 7 in the area of South 4th Street when he saw two children under the age of 2 running across the street. Both children didn't have shoes on, and one was carrying a full, opened bottle of beer, police said. As a result of the investigation, the following women were charged with endangering the welfare of children: From: Irene Re: Keyboard/Mouse/Monitor/Speakers switch Dear Webby. You once mentioned a switch that allows one to use one keyboard for two machines and monitors. What are they called and how do they work? Irene Dear Irene They are called KVM switches. You plug your keyboard and your mouse and your microphone and speakers or head set in on one side, and the two monitors and cables to both computers for USB, microphone and speakers on the other side of the switch. It is a good idea to untangle your cable salad beforehand and label each cable. If you do that, it's easy and works on the first try. When you start up after you connect, your mouse and keyboard control computer #1, the speakers play the sound from #1, and the monitor shows what's going on on computer #1. You hit NumLock or ScrollLock twice, and everything switches to machine #2. You can, of course, use two monitors. That way you see both the actively controlled and the other machine. The other machine does not pause, everything keeps running, you just don't actively control it with mouse and keyboard, - until you double- hit NumLock and switch the active control over to that machine. If you run two machines at the same time, a KVM switch is definitely the way to go. That way you use only ONE keyboard and ONE mouse. Instead of digging for Mouse#2 and knocking your coffee over, you just hit Numlock twice and you are instantly controlling the other machine. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Bob's wife uses curlers in her hair after she washes it. She came into the Family Room as he was watching TV. He stared at her funny because she said, "I just set my hair." The last thing he remembers saying was, "Oh, really? And what time does it go off?"
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___________________________________________________ By the time Ted arrived at the football game, the first quarter was almost over. "Why are you so late?" his friend asked. "I had to toss a coin to decide between going to church and coming to the game." "How long could that have taken you?" "Well, I had to toss it 814 times." ___________________________________________________
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was eating breakfast one morning and started thinking about things. "Mommy, why does daddy have so few hairs on his head?" he asked his mother. "He thinks a lot," replied mother, pleased with herself for coming up with a good answer to her husband's baldness. thought for a second and asked, "So why do you have so much hair?"

Today November 4 in
1846 A patent for an artificial leg was granted to Benjamin
Palmer. 

1847 Scottish obstetrician James Young Simpson discovered the
anethestic qualities of chloroform. 

1880 James and John Ritty patented the first cash register. 

1922 In Egypt, Howard Carter discovered the entry of the lost
tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen. 

1924 Nellie T. Ross of Wyoming was elected America's first woman
governor so she could serve out the remaining term of her late
husband, William B. Ross. 

1939 During World War II, the U.S. modified its neutrality stance
with the Neutrality Act of 1939. The new policy allowed cash-and-
carry purchases of arms by belligerents. 

1939 At the 40th National Automobile Show the first air-
conditioned car was put on display. 

1942 During World War II, Axis forces retreated from El Alamein
in North Africa. It was a major victory for the British. 

1952 In the United States, the National Security Agency (NSA) was
established. 

1956 Soviet forces enter Hungary in order to suppress the
uprising that had begun on October 23, 1956. 

1965 Lee Ann Roberts Breedlove became the first woman to exceed
300 mph when she went 308.5 mph. 

1970 Former King Peter II of Yugoslavia died in Denver, CO. He
was the first European king or queen to die and to be buried in
the U.S. 

1979 Iranian militants seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran and took
63 Americans hostage (90 total hostages). The militants, mostly
students, demanded that the U.S. send the former shah back to
Iran to stand trial. Many hostages were later released, but 52
were held for the next 14 months. 

1981 The second scheduled flight of the space shuttle Columbia
was canceled with only 31 seconds left in the countdown. 

1984 Nicaragua held its first free elections in 56 years. 

1985 Soviet defector Vitaly Yurchenko announced he was returning
to the Soviet Union. He had charged that he had been kidnapped by
the CIA. 

1989 About a million East Germans filled the streets of East
Berlin in a pro-democracy rally. 

1990 Iraq issued a statement saying it was prepared to fight a
"dangerous war" rather than give up Kuwait. 

1991 Ronald Reagan opened his presidential library in Simi
Valley, CA. The dedication ceremony was attended by President
Bush and former U.S. presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford and
Richard M. Nixon. It was the 1st gathering of 5 U.S. chief
executives. 

1995 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, 73 years old, was
assassinated by right-wing Israeli Yigal Amir after attending a
peace rally. 

1999 The United Nations imposed economic sanctions against the
Taliban that controlled most of Afghanistan. The sanctions were
imposed because the Taliban had refused to turn over Osama bin
Laden, who had been charged with masterminding the 1998 bombings
of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. 

2001 The movie "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" had its
world premiere in London. 

2001 Hurrican Michelle hit Cuba destroying crops and thousands of
homes. The United States made the gesture of sending humanitarian
aid. On December 16, 2001, Cuba received the first commercial
food shipment from the U.S. in nearly 40 years. 

2010 Microsoft's Kinect was launched worldwide. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Saturday, November 3

Chelsea Handler, considered by Commies to be a comedian, 
posted, “If you’re on a dating app, please ask someone on a date
November 6th and then just take them to vote. That’s the most
romantic thing you can do right now.”

I sure am glad I am not a Commie or Dim. 
I can think of an awful lot of activities, that are more
romantic!

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Today's Bonehead Award: 


Man facing trial on charges of attacking 
fiancee with chainsaw, dragging her through fire

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Today, November 3 in
1957 Sputnik II was launched by the Soviet Union. It was the
second manmade satellite to be put into orbit and was the first
to put an animal into space, a dog named Laika. 
 More of today in history at History
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The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. --- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970) That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another.... --- Charles M. Schulz (1922 - 2000), ______________________________________________________ "So, what's the matter? I thought you just got back from a nice relaxing fishing trip with your husband." "Oh, everything went wrong: First he said I talked so loud I would scare the fish. Then he said I was using the wrong bait; and then that I was reeling in too soon. "All that might have been all right; but then, to make matters worse, I ended up catching twelve fish and he caught none!" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A minister, having served the same church for many years, decided to leave and take a similar position in another church. Without telling anyone he had made this decision or writing a letter to the congregation, he waited until Sunday morning to announce his resignation in church. When he spoke to the congregation he said, "The same Jesus that called me to this church many years ago has now called upon me to leave and serve another church." The choir all stood and sang, "What a Friend We Have in Jesus." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ An elderly man in Florida calls his son in New York. The father says to the son, "I hate to tell you, but we've got some troubles here in the house. Your mother and I can't stand each other anymore, and we're getting a divorce. I've had it! I want to live out the rest of my years in peace. I'm telling you now, so you and your sister shouldn't go into shock later when I move out." He hangs up, and the son immediately calls his sister in the Hamptons and tells her the news. The sister says, "I'll handle this!" She calls Florida and says to her father, "Don't do ANYTHING until we get there! We'll be there Wednesday night." The father agrees. He hangs up the phone and hollers to his wife, "Okay, they're coming for Thanksgiving, and they are paying for their own tickets. Now, what are we going to tell them for Christmas?" ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ <1--Reported by the Bausell Sailor: An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Robert Presley Jr., 46, Detroit, Michigan Man facing trial on charges of attacking fiancee with chainsaw, dragging her through fire A Detroit-area man is facing trial on charges that he attacked his fiancee with a chainsaw and dragged her through a campfire at his cabin in Clare County this summer. Robert Presley Jr., 46, is accused of attacking the 38-year-old woman from Madison Heights on his property June 6 in Clare County’s village of Temple. On Friday, a judge ruled there was enough evidence for Presley Jr.’s case to move to trial on all 14 felony charges filed against him. He faces up to life in prison if convicted of the most serious charges. Authorities say on June 6 a domestic fight broke out between Presley and the woman. He allegedly cut her with a chainsaw, dragged her through a campfire and struck her with his hands or feet before she was able to escape. The woman walked to the roadway, where a passing motorist picked her up and brought her to an ambulance station nearby. She was transported to Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital, where she was being treated for serious injuries. After the woman escaped, Presley allegedly drove himself to the Clare County Sheriff’s Office to file a report about her assaulting him. Police say he was intoxicated when he showed up and had nine guns in plain sight in his vehicle. Presley was arrested on charges including assault with intent to murder, torture, possession of ammunition as a convicted felon, drunken driving second offense and habitual offender third offense enhancement. He also faces nine counts of carrying a firearm as a convicted felon. From: Bill Re: Ease US Dear Webby. On trying to run my backup program, "Ease US version11.5", I get a message that there are errors on partition C:\. I have spent hours researching this problem. I have run CHKDSK and other suggestions. I did not download any "fixer" programs. Otherwise, my new 1Tb SDD with Windows 10 seems to be working well. Do you have any suggestions or recommend a program that will get rid of the errors on partition C? Thanks. Bill Hi Bill I have never heard of Ease US. If chkdsk says the disk is OK, I would trust that. Have FUN! DearWebby

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Things are not always the way they may appear. For example, a woman's dog got out of the yard and later returned with a rabbit in its mouth. She realized it was the neighbors' pet rabbit, and knew she would never be able to tell them what happened. Since they were out of town, she hit upon a plan. She took the rabbit into the bathroom, washed it off, and blew its fur dry. Then she took the rabbit to the neighbors' backyard and put the rabbit back in its cage. She thought the neighbors would discover the rabbit dead and think it died in the cage, and would never suspect what really had happened. On Monday, there was a knock at the door, and when she answered, her neighbor was standing there. He asked her if she had seen anyone in their backyard over the weekend. She said no. He said, "Did you see anything strange going on around our house or yard?" Again, she denied seeing anything suspicious. She said, "Why are you asking me these questions? What happened?" He said, "Well, something really strange is going on in my backyard. On Friday our rabbit died, so we buried it in the backyard. But when we came back from the weekend, it was back in the cage!" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Decorations Your Children Can Make Here are some decorations your kids can make. Paint macaroni and string it together to wrap around your tree. Have them cut out snowflakes from white paper to decorate your walls. Or have kids string together popcorn and cranberries. Balls made from crumpled aluminum foil and splattered with water colors also look quite classy. For splattering, use a toothbrush, not a paintbrush, and rub it over the backside of a sieve. With a little bit of practice, it puts a fine and even spray onto whatever is about a foot below the sieve. Candy- apple red and electric blue dots look great. Best done in the shower or sink. DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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>From Ed I have a reputation at work for being a strict boss. One day I was in the break room with another manager. I reached into the refrigerator for my lunch, which was packed in an Ace Hardware paper bag. My co-worker stopped mid-bite and stared at me, looking a little tense. When I pulled my sandwich out of the bag, he sighed in relief. "What's the matter?" I asked him. "Uh, nothing," he replied, "I was beginning to think you really do eat nails for lunch."

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1507 Leonardo DaVinci was commissioned by the husband of Lisa
Gherardini to paint her. The work is known as the Mona Lisa. 

1631 The Reverend John Eliot arrived in the Massachusetts Bay
Colony. He was the first Protestant minister to dedicate himself
to the conversion of Native Americans to Christianity. 

1793 Stephen F. Austin was born. He was the principal founder of
Texas. 

1839 The first Opium War between China and Britain erupted. 

1892 The first automatic telephone went into service at LaPorte,
IN. The device was invented by Almon Strowger. 

1900 The first automobile show in the United States opened at New
York's Madison Square Garden. 

1903 Panama proclaimed its independence from Colombia. 

1911 Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded by Louis Chevrolet
and William C. Durant. 

1934 The first race track in California opened under a new pari-
mutuel betting law. 

1941 U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Grew warned that the Japanese
may be planning a sudden attack on the U.S. 

1952 Frozen bread was offered for sale for the first time in a
supermarket in Chester, NY. 

1957 Sputnik II was launched by the Soviet Union. It was the
second manmade satellite to be put into orbit and was the first
to put an animal into space, a dog named Laika. 

1973 The U.S. launched the Mariner 10 spacecraft. On March 29,
1974 it became the first spacecraft to reach the planet Mercury. 

1979 Five members of the Communist Workers' Party are shot to
death in broad daylight at an anti-Ku Klux Klan rally in
Greensboro, NC. Eight others were wounded. 

1986 The Ash-Shiraa, pro-Syrian Lebanese magazine, first broke
the story of U.S. arms sales to Iran to secure the release of
seven American hostages. The story turned into the Iran-Contra
affair. 

1987 China told the U.S. that it would halt the sale of arms to
Iran. 

1991 Israeli and Palestinian representatives held their first-
ever face-to-face talks in Madrid, Spain. 

1994 Susan Smith of Union, SC, was arrested for drowning her two
sons. Nine days earlier Smith had claimed that the children had
been abducted by a black carjacker. 

1995 U.S. President Clinton dedicated a memorial at Arlington
National Cemetery to the 270 victims of the bombing of Pan Am
Flight 103. 

1998 Bob Kane, the creator of Batman, died at the age of 83. 

1998 A state-run newspaper in Iraq urged the country to prepare
for to battle "the U.S. monster." 

1998 Minnesota elected Jesse "The Body" Ventura, a former pro
wrestler, as its governor. 

2002 At Kai Tak Airport in Hong Kong, 777 people assembled a
58,435 square foot jigsaw puzzle with 21,600 pieces. 

2003 In Kabul, Afghanistan, a post-Taliban draft constitution was
unveiled. 

2005 Walt Disney Pictures released "Chicken Little." It was the
first Disney film completely created with computer animation. 

2014 In New York City, One World Trade Center opened for
business. 

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We need to show more sympathy for these people.

* They travel miles in the heat.
* They risk their lives crossing a border.
* They don't get paid enough wages.
* They do jobs that others won't do or are afraid to do.
* They live in crowded conditions among a people who speak a
different language.
* They rarely see their families, and they face adversity all
day every day.

I'm not talking about illegal invaders.
I'm talking about our troops!

Doesn't it seem strange that many are willing to lavish all
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Indiana woman arrested for writing racist 
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1895 In Chicago, IL, the first gasoline powered car 
contest took place in America. 
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You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public. --- Scott Adams (1957 - ) "If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner." --- Tallulah Bankhead The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive. --- John Sladek ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Sandie for this story: Because he's a longtime Harley rider, my grandfather looks at everything from a biker's perspective. I once gave him a haircut and got carried away. He looked at the pile of gray hair on the floor, smiled and said, "You cut off all the chrome." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ My 50-something friend Nancy and I decided to introduce her mother to the magic of the Internet. Our first move was to access the popular "Google" site, and we told her it could answer any question she had. Nancy's mother was very skeptical, but finally typed in a question: "Where did I leave my keys?" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ I don't think I'll ever have a mother's intuition. My sister left me alone in a restaurant with my 12-month-old nephew. I said, "What do I do if he cries?" She said, "Give him some vegetables." It turns out that jalapenos are not his favorite, and that he can fling an open bowl of salsa almost 20 feet. ______________________________________________________ Soon! _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Reported by the Bausell Sailor: An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Deborah Cantwell, 63, Kokomo, Indiana Indiana woman arrested for writing racist note to family: 'This is a white neighborhood' An Indiana woman is accused of writing a racist note that targeted a mixed-race teen with a racial slur, and also warned his family, "THIS IS A WHITE NEIGHBORHOOD," authorities said. Deborah Cantwell, 63, who is white, was arrested and charged with intimidation and criminal mischief, according to the Howard County Sheriff's Office. She was released last week on $8,000 bail. It was not clear when her next court appearance is scheduled. A protection order filed Friday by authorities prohibits her from contacting the family, according to the Kokomo Tribune. The note was left on the door of a recently purchased home in Cantwell's Greentown neighborhood and contained several uses of the N-word, authorities said. YOUR N***** KID IS NOT WELCOME, one paragraph begins, according to a copy of the letter posted on a GoFundMe page established by Amy Pundt, the mother of the 15-year-old referred to in the letter. Pundt said her family was devastated by the letter, which her husband found tucked in the front door of their new home. Their yard had also been toilet-papered, she wrote. "This destroyed his innocence. This destroyed a childhood. This even effected my other 4 kids! This is not an all-white town, nor is this an all-white neighborhood. This one person does not represent this neighborhood or this town," Pundt wrote on her fundraising page, which seeks $7,000 to purchase a home security system and to hire a lawyer, she said. Pundt's husband told authorities he suspected Cantwell had written the unsigned letter because the home's seller told him she was opposed to the family moving in because of their mixed- race son, the paper reported. Investigators obtained text messages sent by Cantwell stating, I am stressing now that we are going to get black neighbors, she texted, according to court records, the paper reported. I am hoping that more people look at the house and an all-white family are the ultimate buyers. I am afraid the stress of black neighbors could put me in the hospital. My blood pressure is elevated just thinking about the possibility. In an Oct. 18 interview with law enforcement investigators, Cantwell acknowledged writing the letter in anger and to toilet- papering the new homeowners' yard. I mean, the blacks get away with it every time, Cantwell told an investigator, according to the affidavit, the paper said. I was just trying to let them know that they weren't really welcome as far as us. I just needed to let off some steam and it was the I'm not a violent person so I didn't think it was any big deal, she told the investigator. The teen's mother, on her fundraising post, said she does not know what to tell her son, who is an honors student, choir member and soccer player, she said. How do I tell my child that this was done? What words do I say to let him know it is not OK and this doesn't represent this town, where everyone that meets him likes him? she wrote. From: Dani Re: How complicated is MailWasher? Dear Webby. Once again I need your expert advise. How complicated is Mailwasher? I have wanted to purchase it for some times, but not sure I would know how to set it to get the 100 or more per day spam e- mails that I receive. Thank you for any information you can give me. Blessings, Dani Dear Dani Dear Dani Mailwasher is as easy as your bed, and just as customizable. You can run it as is. By default it will take care of most spam. If any spam still shows up, then you start making filters. Filters are easy, mostly just PULL-DOWN choices. For example: IF SENDER ADDRESS CONTAINS ex-mother-in-law's-address@hotmail.com then DELETE AUTOMATICALLY. That's it for that example. There are all kinds of options like coloring different filters different colors, but all that is optional. Filters have all kinds of options, like BUT NOT For example IF SENDER ADDRESS CONTAINS ex-mother-in-law's-address@hotmail.com BUT NOT IF BODY CONTAINS Christmas then DELETE AUTOMATICALLY. That deletes all mail from her, unless she mentions Christmas in the body of the mail. That is just an example. The idea is to get sneakier than the spammers, and those, who are a nuisance. You can tell each filter what to do with the result. That can be to add it to the Friends list, to the blacklist, to mark it for deletion, to never delete, to automatically delete, and so on. They are all available options. The only typing or pasting involved is the address or key word, that you want it to use. You don't have to play with the filters right away, just when you see some spam, that it does not automatically recognize. Filters can be for bad stuff and also for good stuff. For example, you can make a filter that IF the SENDER ADDRESS CONTAINS humor@webby.com THEN NEVER DELETE the email. (even if Dear Webby bitches about evil spammers or Mad Maxine) It becomes a brain game, you against the spammers. With MailWasher YOU got all the weapons. Have FUN! DearWebby

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I was taking a shower when my 2 year old son came into the bathroom and wrapped himself in toilet paper. Although he made a mess, he looked adorable, so I ran for my camera and took a few shots.They came out so well that I had copies made and included one with each of our Christmas cards. Days later, a relative called about the picture, laughing hysterically, and suggesting I take a closer look. Puzzled, I stared at the photo and was shocked to discover that in addition to my son, I had captured my reflection in the mirror wearing nothing but a camera! - Name Withheld
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A lady picked up several items at a discount store. When she finally got up to the checker, she learned that one of her items had no price tag. Imagine her embarrassment when the checker got on the intercom and boomed out for all the store to hear,"PRICE CHECK ON LANE THIRTEEN, TAMPAX, SUPER SIZE." That was bad enough, but somebody at the rear of the store apparently misunderstood the word "Tampax" for "THUMBTACKS." In a business-like tone, a voice boomed back over the intercom. "DO YOU WANT THE KIND YOU PUSH IN WITH YOUR THUMB OR THE KIND YOU POUND IN WITH A HAMMER?" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Gas Tip: Avoid Idling If you are stuck in traffic and you don't think you are going to go anywhere in the next five minutes, turn your car off. Also, you no longer need to warm your car up for long periods of time, especially new cars. New cars are made to run when cold. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Thanks to Faye for this story: My sister and I were at the mall and passed by a store that sold a variety of nuts. As we were looking at the display case, the boy behind the counter asked if we needed any help. I replied, "No, I'm just looking at your nuts." My sister started to laugh hysterically, the boy grinned, and I turned beet red and walked away. To this day, my sister has never let me forget. ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Arvid for this report: I decided to stop worrying about my wife's driving and take advantage of it. I got one of those bumper stickers that say, "How's my driving?" and put a 900 number on it. At 50 cents a call, I've been making $38 a week.

Today November 2 in
1721 Peter the Great (Peter I), ruler of Russia, changed his
title to emperor. 

1776 During the American Revolutionary War, William Demont,
became the first traitor of the American Revolution when he
deserted. 

1783 U.S. Gen. George Washington gave his "Farewell Address to
the Army" near Princeton, NJ. 

1867 "Harpers Bazaar" magazine was founded. 

1883 Thomas Edison executed a patent application for an
electrical indicator using the Edison effect lamp (U.S. Pat.
307,031). 

1895 In Chicago, IL, the first gasoline powered car contest took
place in America. 

1917 British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour expressed support
for a "national home" for the Jews of Palestine. 

1920 The first commercial radio station in the U.S., KDKA of
Pittsburgh, PA, began regular broadcasting. 

1921 Margaret Sanger's National Birth Control League combined
with Mary Ware Denetts Voluntary Parenthood League to form the
American Birth Control League. 

1930 Haile Selassie was crowned emperor of Ethiopia. 

1930 The DuPont Company announced the first synthetic rubber. It
was named DuPrene. 

1947 Howard Hughes flew his "Spruce Goose," a huge wooden
airplane, for eight minutes in California. It was the plane's
first and only flight. The "Spruce Goose," nicknamed because of
the white-gray color of the spruce used to build it, never went
into production. 

1948 Harry S. Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey for the U.S.
presidency. The Chicago Tribune published an early edition that
had the headline "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN." The Truman victory
surprised many polls and newspapers.

1959 Charles Van Doren, a game show contestant on the NBC-TV
program "Twenty-One" admitted that he had been given questions
and answers in advance. 

1960 In London, the novel "Lady Chatterly's Lover," was found not
guilty of obscenity. 

1962 U.S. President Kennedy announced that the U.S.S.R. was
dismantling the missile sites in Cuba. 

1963 South Vietnamese President Ngo Dihn Diem was assassinated in
a military coup. 

1966 The Cuban Adjustment Act allows 123,000 Cubans to apply for
permanent residence in the U.S. 

1979 Joanna Chesimard, a black militant escaped from a New Jersey
prison, where she'd been serving a life sentence for the 1973
murder of a New Jersey state trooper. 

1983 U.S. President Ronald Reagan signed a bill establishing a
federal holiday on the third Monday of January in honor of civil
rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

1984 Velma Barfield became the first woman to be executed in the
U.S. since 1962. She had been convicted of the poisoning death of
her boyfriend. 

1985 The South African government imposed severe restrictions on
television, radio and newspaper coverage of unrest by both local
and foreign journalists. 

1986 The 12-by-16-inch celluloid of a poison apple from Walt
Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"" was purchased for
$30,800. 

1986 American hostage David Jacobson was released after being
held in Lebanon for 17 months by Shiite Muslims kidnappers. 

1989 Carmen Fasanella retired after 68 years and 243 days of
taxicab service in Princeton, NJ. 

1992 Magic Johnson retired from the NBA again, this time for good
because of fear due to his HIV infection. 

1993 The U.S. Senate called for full disclosure of Senator Bob
Packwood's diaries in a sexual harassment probe. 

1993 Christie Todd Whitman was elected the first woman governor
of New Jersey. 

1995 The U.S. expelled Daiwa Bank Ltd. for allegedly covering up
$1.1 billion in trading losses. 

2003 In the U.S., the Episcopal Church diocese consecrated the
church's first openly gay bishop.

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1512 Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine
Chapel were first exhibited to the public. The original had many
nude figures, which were painted over in the 1960s.
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It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. --- Aeschylus (525 BC - 456 BC) To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence. --- Friedrich Nietzsche There's always somebody who is paid too much, and taxed too little - and it's always somebody else. --- Cullen Hightower Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. --- Norman Vincent Peale ______________________________________________________ Nurse: "Doctor, Doctor the man you've just treated collapsed on the front step what should I do?" Doctor: "Turn him around so it looks like he was just arriving!" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ >From Wendy Having already downed a few power drinks, she turns around, faces him, looks him straight in the eyes and says, "Listen here, good looking. I will screw anybody, anytime, anywhere." His eyes now wide with interest, he responds, "No kidding... I'm in Government too. Are you Federal, or State? _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A guy goes to the doctor due to a hangnail. He walks in, tells the nurse what is wrong and she immediately tells him: "Go into the cubicle on the left and take off all your clothes. The doctor will be with you shortly." Wondering why this problem would require one to undress, he nontheless complies. After a few minutes, he becomes aware someone is in the cubicle next to his, separated only by a curtain. He peeks and there is another guy standing there undressed. He attracts the man's attention, then asks "Why do you suppose that nurse told me to take off all my clothes? I only have a hangnail?" The other man replied, "No idea, I'm just the UPS man trying to deliver a package." ______________________________________________________ Tree Kangaroos _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Gerald Rashad Grant, 40, Wyandotte, Michigan Wyandotte police arrest man with 380 suspensions, 45 active warrants for his arrest A man who allegedly has been driving on a suspended license since 1999 has been arrested yet again. On Feb. 1, Wyandotte police pulled over the man after noticing a heavily cracked windshield on the driver’s side of his vehicle. That’s when they learned he was ineligible to drive due to over 380 current suspensions, and he had 45 active warrants for his arrest. Once again, it was not the man’s poor driving that caused him to get pulled over, but an issue with his vehicle. At approximately 2:30 a.m. Oct. 16, an officer was on Biddle Avenue when he noticed the vehicle in front of him had a burnt- out license plate lamp. A police report states the officer immediately recognized Gerald Rashad Grant, a 40-year-old Detroit resident, from prior arrests. The officer asked him for his driver’s license, registration and proof of insurance. “Grant handed me a Michigan identification card and was unable to provide any of the other requested documents,” the officer wrote in his report. “Grant then stated that his driver’s license was suspended. Grant stated ‘I just did six months for the last time you got me.’” According to police records, Grant’s number of suspensions had gone done from when he was pulled over in February, when he had 380. Currently his driver’s license is ineligible due to over 340 current suspensions. Records also indicate his driver’s license has been expired since Feb. 11, 1999, and there were 41 warrants for his arrest. According to Deputy Police Chief Archie Hamilton, in his entire police career he had only come across a handful of drivers who had more than 100 suspensions, but prior to Grant had never seen anyone with over 300. Hamilton said Grant was arraigned and received a $15,000/10 percent bond. He’s due back in 27th District Court Oct. 25 for a pretrial hearing. From: Bob Re: Alternatives to Norton Dear Webby. what do you recommend instead of Norton??? I have norton along with my DSL from AT&T bob Dear Bob I use Malwarebytes. That takes care of everything except spam. To control spam I use MailWasherM/a>. Have FUN! DearWebby

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In MY day: Second Runner-Up: In my day, we couldn't afford shoes, so we went barefoot. In winter, we had to wrap our feet with barbed wire for traction. First Runner-Up: In my day, we didn't have MTV or in-line skates, or any of that stuff. No, it was 45s and regular old metal-wheeled roller skates, and the 45s always skipped, so to get them to play right you'd weigh the needle down with something like quarters, which we never had because our allowances were way too small, so we'd use our skate keys instead and end up forgetting they were taped to the record player arm so that we couldn't adjust our skates, which didn't really matter because those crummy metal wheels would kill you if you hit a pebble anyway, and in those days roads had real pebbles on them, not like today. And the winner: In my day, we didn't have rocks. We had to go down to the creek and wash our clothes by beating them with our heads. Honorable Mentions: In my day, we didn't have fancy health-food restaurants. Every day we ate lots of easily recognizable animal parts, along with potatoes. In my day, we didn't have hand-held calculators. We had to do addition on our fingers. To subtract, we had to have some fingers amputated. In my day, we didn't get that disembodied, slightly ticked- off voice saying 'Doors closing.' We got on the train, the doors closed, and if your hand was sticking out, it scraped along the tunnel all the way to the next station and it was a bloody stump at the end. But the base fare was only a dollar. In my day, we didn't have water. We had to smash together our own hydrogen and oxygen atoms. Kids today think the world revolves around them. In my day, the sun revolved around the world, and the world was perched on the back of a giant tortoise. Back in my day, they hadn't invented electricity. We had to watch television by candlelight. Send me YOUR "In MY day" story!
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1512 Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine
Chapel were first exhibited to the public. The original had many
nude figures, which were painted over in the 1960s.

1604 "Othello," the tragedy by William Shakespeare, was first
presented at Whitehall Palace in London. 

1611 "The Tempest," Shakespeare's romantic comedy, was first
presented at Whitehall Palace in London. 

1755 At least 60,000 people were killed in Lisbon, Portugal by an
earthquake, its aftershocks and the ensuing tsunami.

1765 The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the American
colonies. The act was repealed in March of 1766 on the same day
that the Parliament passed the Declaratory Acts which asserted
that the British government had free and total legislative power
of the colonies. That did not go over well either. 

1800 U.S. President John Adams became the first president to live
in the White House when he moved in. 

1848 The first medical school for women, founded by Samuel
Gregory, opened in Boston, MA. The Boston Female Medical School
later merged with Boston University School of Medicine. 

1856 The first photography magazine, Daguerreian Journal, was
published in New York City, NY. 

1861 Gen. George B. McClellan was made the general-in-chief of
the American Union armies. 

1864 The U.S. Post Office started selling money orders. The money
orders provided a safe way to payments by mail. 

1870 The U.S. Weather Bureau made its first meteorological
observations using 24 locations that provided reports via
telegraph. 

1879 Thomas Edison executed his first patent application for a
high-resistance carbon filament (U.S. Pat. 223,898). 

1894 "Billboard Advertising" was published for the first time. It
later became known as "Billboard." 

1894 Russian Emperor Alexander III died. 

1904 The Army War College in Washington, DC, enrolled the first
class. 

1911 Italy used planes to drop bombs on the Tanguira oasis in
Libya. It was the first aerial bombing. 

1936 Benito Mussolini made a speech in Milan, Italy, in which he
described the alliance between Italy and Nazi Germany as an
"axis" running between Berlin and Rome. 

1940 "A Night in the Tropics" was released. It was the first
movie for Abbott and Costello. 

1949 In Washington, 55 people were killed when a fighter plane
hit an airliner. 

1950 Two Puerto Rican nationalists tried to assassinate U.S.
President Harry Truman. One of the men was killed when they tried
to force their way into Blair House in Washington, DC. 

1952 The United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb on
Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands. 

1954 Algeria began to rebel against French rule. 

1959 Jacques Plante, of the Montreal Canadiens, became the first
goalie in the NHL to wear a mask. 

1963 The USSR launched Polyot I. It was the first satellite
capable of maneuvering in all directions and able to change its
orbit. 

1968 The movie rating system of G, M, R, X, followed by PG-13 and
NC-17 went into effect. 

1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini urged all Iranians to
demonstrate on November 4 and to expand their attacks against the
U.S. and Israel. On November 4, Iranian militants seized the U.S.
embassy in Tehran and took 63 Americans hostage. 

1985 In the village of Ignacio Aldama, 22 members of a Mexican
anti-narcotics squad were killed by alleged drug traffickers. 

1987 Deng Xiaoping retired from China's Communist Party's Central
Committee. 

1989 Tens of thousands of refugees fled to the West when East
Germany reopened its border with Czechoslovakia. 

1989 Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega announced the end of a
cease-fire with the Contra rebels. 

1993 The European Community's treaty on European unity took
effect. 

1994 The Amazon.com domain name was registered. 

1995 In Dayton, OH, the Bosnian peace talks opened with the
leaders of Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia present. 

1998 Nicaraguan Vice President Enrique Bolanos announced that
between 1,000 and 1,500 people were buried in a 32-square mile
area below the slopes of the Casita volcano in northern Nicaragua
by a mudslide caused by Hurricane Mitch. 

1998 Iridium inaugurated the first handheld, global satellite
phone and paging system.

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___________________________________________________ Reported by Moe An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Rosanne Nelson, Connecticut Mother of N.J. girl who died in pancake-eating contest sues college The mother of a Connecticut college student who choked to death on pancakes during an eating contest on campus last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the university. Rosanne Nelson sued Sacred Heart University on Monday in Bridgeport state court over the death of her daughter, 20-year- old Caitlin Nelson, of Clark. The lawsuit seeks an undisclosed amount of money and accuses the school of approving the contest despite the dangers and failing to provide adequate medical personnel. Officials at the Catholic university in Fairfield declined to comment. Caitlin Nelson was a junior social work major whose father, police officer James Nelson, was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks in Manhattan. She died at a New York City hospital three days after participating in the eating contest. Police said that Nelson suffered from multiple food allergies, but it is yet unclear what caused her death, the report said. From: Liz Re: "Outdated" email account Dear Webby. I got an email, supposedly from "admin@mailbox.com" that claimed " We noticed that your email account has been outdated . Your email account ...." MailWasher showed the underlying real email address, which was totally different. I was momentarily tempted to tell them where to stuff it, and how, but decided that would just confirm to them, that they got through to me. Instead I am telling you, so that you can alert all subscribers. Liz Dear Liz Yes, that is indeed the best way to handle stuff like that. Instead of making yourself a target, make them the target. It is easy enough to make a filter looking for "outdated". Have FUN! DearWebby

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Today October 31 in
1517 Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the
Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the
Protestant Reformation in Germany. 

1914 The Ottoman Empire (Turkey) joined the Central Powers
(Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Bulgaria). 

1922 Benito Mussolini became prime minister of Italy. 

1926 Magician Harry Houdini died of gangrene and peritonitis
resulting from a ruptured appendix. His appendix had been damaged
twelve days earlier when he had been punched in the stomach by a
student unexpectedly. During a lecture Houdini had commented on
the strength of his stomach muscles and their ability to
withstand hard blows. 

1940 The British air victory in the Battle of Britain prevented
Germany from invading Britain. 

1941 Mount Rushmore was declared complete after 14 years of work.
At the time the 60-foot busts of U.S. Presidents George
Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham
Lincoln were finished. 

1941 The U.S. Navy destroyer Reuben James was torpedoed by a
German submarine near Iceland. The U.S. had not yet entered World
War II. More than 100 men were killed. 

1952 The U.S. detonated its first hydrogen bomb. 

1954 The Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN) began a revolt
against French rule. 

1955 Britain's Princess Margaret announced she would not marry
Royal Air Force Captain Peter Townsend. 

1956 Rear Admiral G.J. Dufek became the first person to land an
airplane at the South Pole. Dufek also became the first person to
set foot on the South Pole. 

1959 Lee Harvey Oswald, a former U.S. Marine from Fort Worth, TX,
announced that he would never return to the U.S. At the time he
was in Moscow, Russia. 

1961 In the Soviet Union, the body of Joseph Stalin was removed
from Lenin's Tomb where it was on public display. 

1968 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered a halt to all U.S.
bombing of North Vietnam. 

1969 Wal-Mart Discount City stores were incorporated as Wal-Mart
Stores, Inc. 

1981 Antigua and Barbuda became independent of Great Britain. 

1983 The U.S. Defense Department acknowledged that during the
U.S. led invasion of Grenada, that a U.S. Navy plane had
mistakenly bombed a civilian hospital. 

1984 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated near
her residence by two Sikh security guards. Her son, Rajiv, was
sworn in as prime minister. 

1992 In Liberia, it was announced that five American nuns had
been killed near Monrovia. Rebels loyal to Charles Taylor were
blamed for the murders. 

1994 68 people were killed when an American Eagle ATR-72, plunged
into a northern Indiana farm. 

1997 Louise Woodward, British au pair, was sentenced to life in
prison after being convicted of second-degree murder in the death
of 8-month-old Matthew Eappen. She was released after her
sentence was reduced to manslaughter. 

1998 Iraq announced that it was halting all dealings with U.N.
arms inspectors. The inspectors were investigating the country's
weapons of mass destruction stemming from Iraq's invasion of
Kuwait in 1990. 

1999 EgyptAir Flight 990 crashed off the coast of Nantucket, MA,
killing all 217 people aboard. 

1999 Leaders from the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutheran
Church signed the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of
Justification. The event ended a centuries-old doctrinal dispute
over the nature of faith and salvation. 

2001 Microsoft and the U.S. Justice Department reached a
tentative agreement to settle the antitrust case against the
software company. 

2007 Google shares hit $700 for the first time. 

2008 Distribution Video Audio, Inc. shipped its final shipment of
VHS tapes to stores. The company was the last major United
States
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Good Morning, !
Today is Tuesday, October 30

Well, I found the carefully hidden diagnostic center, 
even though I don't have a GPS or a Sillyphone. It is upstairs
from a tattoo parlor and tattoo removal parlor, beside a massage
parlor, and not near a major center.

They didn't do a total stress test like the last outfit I went to
a couple of years ago. They probably lost too many victims.
All they did was make me lie down on a gourney and a recent
import from the Phillipines, who was insecure about her language
skills, -or lack thereof-, and tried to hide that by being rude
and abrupt, used a hydraulic wand to spread some slimey goop on
me.

Whenever I tried to sneak a peek onto the screen, she instantly
hit the screen saver and told me to turn away from there.
I have no idea what her hysterical paranoia was about.
Oh, well. That chore is done.

I had rather looked forward to running till I almost passed out
and then diving onto a cuddly nurse, but I sure would not call
this one cuddly! Medicare is going downhill!


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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by David Goldammer, 32, Miami Beach, Floriduh Arsenal of weapons found in truck of man passed out behind wheel in Florida Police said they could smell alcohol coming from the car and the driver almost fell when they told him to get out of the vehicle. A stockpile of weapons, including loaded handguns and a semi- automatic rifle, was found in the back of a truck after Florida police found the driver passed out behind the wheel. David Goldammer, 32, was arrested after officers found him unconscious in his pickup with the engine running and parked in front of an alley in Miami Beach around 1 a.m. ET on Thursday. David GoldammerDavid GoldammerMiami-Dade Corrections Police said they could smell alcohol coming from the car and Goldammer almost fell when they told him to get out of the vehicle. Two open beer bottles were found in the truck, as well as two loaded handguns. He also had a gun in the waistband of his pants, police said. Officers ordered Goldammer to perform a field sobriety test, but he refused and was taken into custody. A search of his vehicle turned up two more loaded handguns, a semi-automatic rifle, a pocketknife with a swastika on it, a bullet-resistant vest and a large amount of ammunition. Police have not said why Goldammer, from South Dakota, had the stockpile in his car or what he was doing in the area. "What's alarming in this case is that it's the early morning hours, it's Thursday morning, and there's a man asleep at the wheel under the influence of an alcoholic beverage with an arsenal of weapons in his possession," police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez told NBC affiliate WTVJ. "That is a deadly combination and we need to understand why he was here in Miami Beach, or South Florida for that matter." Goldammer was charged with DUI, openly carrying a weapon and carrying a concealed firearm. From: Carolyn Re: Re-using desktop background Dear Webby. I found a pretty fall picture and made it my desktop picture. I do not remember where I found it. How can I save it when I get ready to put a winter scene on my desktop. (I have a laptop) Thanks P.S. As always, I sure enjoy your newsletter!!! Carolyn/Indiana Dear Carolyn Look in MyPictures I would be wiling to bet that you saved it to there, and that Windows is serving it to the desktop from there. You can even make a screen saver from the pictures that you saved to MyPictures. Just move the ones that are not suitable to a different folder. When you select "SlideShow" as your screen saver, it uses the pictures in that folder. Have FUN! DearWebby

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The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving. --- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Today October 30 in
1817 The independent government of Venezuela was established by
Simon Bolivar. 

1831 Escaped slave Nat Turner was apprehended in Southampton
County, VA, several weeks after leading the bloodiest slave
uprising in American history. 

1875 The constitution of Missouri was ratified by popular vote. 

1893 The U.S. Senate gave final approval to repeal the Sherman
Silver Purchase Act of 1890. 

1894 The time clock was patented by Daniel M. Cooper of
Rochester, NY. 

1938 Orson Welles' "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS radio.
The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news
event about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners. 

1943 In Moscow, a declaration was signed by the Governments of
the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and China
called for an early establishment of an international
organization to maintain peace and security. The goal was
supported on December 1, 1943, at a meeting in Teheran. 

1945 The U.S. government announced the end of shoe rationing. 

1953 General George C. Marshall was awarded the Nobel Peace
Prize. 

1961 The Soviet Union tested a hydrogen bomb with a force of
approximately 58 megatons. 

1961 The Soviet Party Congress unanimously approved an order to
remove Joseph Stalin's body from Lenin's tomb. 

1972 U.S. President Richard Nixon approved legislation to
increase Social Security spending by $5.3 billion. 

1972 In Illinois, 45 people were killed when two trains collided
on Chicago's south side. 

1975 Prince Juan Carlos assumed power in Spain as dictator
Francisco Franco was near death. 

1975 The New York Daily News ran the headline "Ford to City: Drop
Dead." The headline came a day after U.S. President Gerald R.
Ford said he would veto any proposed federal bailout of New York
City. 

1982 Portugal's constitution was revised for the first time since
it was ratified on April 25, 1976. 

1984 In Poland, police found the body of kidnapped pro-Solidarity
priest Father Jerry Popieluszko. His death was blamed on four
security officers. 

1989 Mitsubishi Estate Company announced it would buy 51 percent
of Rockefeller Group Inc. of New York. 

1993 Martin Fettman, America's first veterinarian in space,
performed the world's first animal dissections in space, while
aboard the space shuttle Columbia. 

1993 The United Nations deadline concerning ousted Haitian
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide passed with country's military
still in control. 

1995 Federalists prevailed over separatists in Quebec in a
referendum concerning secession from the federation of Canada. 

1998 The terrorist who hijacked a Turkish Airlines plane and the
39 people on board were killed when anti-terrorist squads raided
the plane. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Monday, October 29

Today I have to drive to Calgary for Cardio-Diagnostics,
whatever that is. Could be anything from MRI to running on an
inclined treadmill with EKG electrodes attached, and with senior
nurses frowning at me when I don't fall off the treadmill and
onto them. Hmmm, maybe I should fake a fall and find out?

I'll find out and tell you tomorrow.

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"You don't need God anymore; you have us Democrats." --- Nancy Pelosi (Quoted in 2006) "Paying taxes is voluntary." --- Sen. Harry Reid Al Capone was sent to jail not for bootlegging or racketeering, but for tax evasion. ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Sandie for this story: Our college just completed a new three-story building. While walking down a hall on the second floor, I overheard two students say, "I really like the skylights on the third floor." "Me too," remarked the second student. "I don't know why they didn't just put some on the second floor too." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Also from Sandie: My violin teacher was teaching a large group class. She showed them her violin and said, "This violin was made in the early 1800s." Someone in the class raised their hand and asked, "Did they make it specially for you?" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Arnie for this story: I had an offer from a large company and they offered to fly me out to the meeting on business class. During the return flight we were given gourmet brownies and cookies. Not hungry, I decided to save them for later, so I placed them in a vomit bag. After the plane landed I got up to leave and a stewardess approached me. She asked, "Sir, would you like for me to dispose of that for you?" I said, "No thanks, I'm saving it for my kids." ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Cameo Louise Luchka, 26, Hanahan, South Carolina South Carolina dopey woman goes nuts A threesome went terribly wrong Monday night when a South Carolina woman high on meth and heroin allegedly attempted to bite off the genitals of a male with whom she was trysting, police report. Cops were summoned around 9:30 PM on October 22 to an apartment complex in Hanahan, a city about 15 miles north of Charleston. A 911 caller reported an assault “where the female attempted to bite off” his penis. Upon arriving at the residence, cops spotted “a naked white female on hands and knees” crawling into a hallway. The woman, covered in blood, ignored police commands to stop moving and was “charging toward the Officers,” according to a Hanahan Police Department report. The woman, cops noted, had “already threatened to bite off [the victim’s] penis as well.” When the suspect continued to advance on officers, a patrolman “engaged his taser on the female,” as first reported by WCSC’s Harve Jacobs. The suspect, identified as Cameo Louise Luchka, 26, told police that she had used heroin and methamphetamine that evening. Luchka later struggled with cops as they sought to place her on a gurney, and “barked, growled, and hissed” at police. The victim, Steven Norton, 31, told cops that he and another man were having sex with Luchka when she “started passing out from drug use.” Norton said that he then asked Luchka (seen above) to leave his apartment, but she refused. Norton said that Luchka began throwing items at him and threatened to “bite his dick off.” Norton said that Luchka struck him above the right eye with a glass object, “causing a gash.” Before calling 911, Norton recalled, he struck Luchka “several times with his fists.” Norton told police that “if Luchka went to the hospital, he would not pursue charges.” Luchka was transported to a North Charleston hospital, while Norton was treated for injuries at a Charleston hospital. While cops have classified the incident as an aggravated assault, investigators are still reviewing the matter and no arrest has been made, according to Police From: Dani Re: Cooling a laptop Good Morning Webby. I know you have probably answered this question before, but since I didn't have a laptop I didn't pay attention to your advise. Now I have a laptop and I am wondering what is the best way to keep it cool. Thank you as always for your expert advise. A Webby Fan, Dani Dear Dani That depends entirely on the laptop. Some suck the cooling air from the bottom, some from the side, and some even through the keyboard. They all tell you in the manual, and what part you should not obstruct. Most modern laptops don't produce as much heat as they used to, even ten years ago. Unless you have a very expensive, high powered game machine, I would not worry about it, but before you heave the manual into storage, have a peek. It usually tells you. Have FUN! DearWebby

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A lady came to the hospital to visit a friend. She had not been in a hospital for several years and felt very ignorant about all the new technology. A technician followed her onto the elevator, wheeling a large, intimidating looking machine with tubes and wires and dials. "Boy, would I hate to be hooked up to that thing," she said. "So would I," replied the technician. "It's a floor-cleaning machine." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Cleaning Silverware Line a pan with aluminum foil, fill it with water, add 1 Tbsp. of baking soda for each 2 cups. Heat to boiling and remove from heat. Add silver then rinse and polish them lightly. The foil attracts the tarnish so make sure the silver touches the foil. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ In California's Sonoma Valley, where vineyards cater to wine snobbery, a woman phoned the classified ad department of a newspaper. She offered for sale what sounded like "well-aged Caumeneur." The ad-taker was unfamiliar with that particular wine, but was used to the infusion of French words into the local vocabulary. "Could you please spell that?" she asked. "You know," said the woman impatiently, "C-o-w M-a-n-u-r-e". ___________________________________________________
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Two priests were talking together and the older one said to the younger, "You know, when you came into church with all your new ideas, I had questions about how you were going to fit in and how well your ideas were going to work." "When you wanted to put bucket seats down in the front two rows of seats, I had my doubts. But now, at every mass, the seats are filled up with young people, so I have to agree that it was a good idea." "Then, when you wanted to jazz up the choir and we started singing newer, peppier songs, I was afraid it would offend the parishioners. Now, we have a lot of new, younger choir members, and the music seems to pick up the services a lot more than the old music. So, once again I have to agree that you were right! "But when you wanted to put in the drive-through confessional, I have to admit I thought you'd lost it. But now, at least, there are more people coming to confession than ever. I think you've come up with another good idea." "However, the neon sign out front that says, 'Toot 'n tell or go to hell', has got to go!

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1618 Sir Walter Raleigh was beheaded under a sentence that had
been brought against him 15 years earlier for conspiracy against
King James I. 

1652 The Massachusetts Bay Colony proclaimed itself to be an
independent commonwealth. 

1682 William Penn landed at what is now Chester, PA. He was the
founder of Pennsylvania. 

1863 The International Committee of the Red Cross was founded. 

1901 Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of U.S. President McKinley, was
electrocuted. 

1923 Turkey formally became a republic after the dissolution of
the Ottoman Empire. The first president was Mustafa Kemal, later
known as Kemal Ataturk. 

1929 America's Great Depression began with the crash of the Wall
Street stock market. 

1940 The first peacetime military draft began in the U.S. to
prepare for WWII. 

1945 The first ballpoint pens to be made commercially went on
sale at Gimbels Department Store in New York at the price of
$12.50 each. 

1956 Israel invaded Egypt's Sinai Peninsula during the Suez Canal
Crisis. 

1959 General Mills became the first corporation to use close-
circuit television. 

1960 Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) won his first professional
fight. 

1966 The National Organization for Women was founded. 

1969 The U.S. Supreme Court ordered an immediate end to all
school segregation. 

1973 O.J. Simpson, of the Buffalo Bills, set two NFL records. He
carried the ball 39 times and he ran 157 yards putting him over
1,000 yards at the seventh game of the season. 

1974 U.S. President Gerald Ford signed a new law forbidding
discrimination in credit applications on the basis of sex or
marital status 

1990 The U.N. Security Council voted to hold Saddam Hussein's
regime liable for human rights abuses and war damages during its
occupation of Kuwait. 

1991 The U.S. Galileo spacecraft became the first to visit an
asteroid (Gaspra). 

1991 Trade sanctions were imposed on Haiti by the U.S. to
pressure the new leaders to restore the ousted President Jean-
Bertrand Aristide to power. 

1992 Depo Provera, a contraceptive, was approved by the Food and
Drug Administration. 

1998 The space shuttle Discovery blasted off with John Glenn on
board. Glenn was 77 years old. In 1962 he became the first
American to orbit the Earth. 

1998 The oldest known copy of Archimedes' work sold for $2
million at a New York auction. 

2001 KTLA broadcasted the first coast to coast HDTV network
telecast. 

2014 The smartwatch Microsoft Band was released

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1793 Eli Whitney applied for a patent for his cotton gin. 
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"I invented the Internet." --- Al Gore "America is, is no longer, uh, what it, uh, could be, uh, what it was once was, uh, and I say to myself, uh, I don't want that future, uh, for my children." --- Barack Obama "I have campaigned in all 57 states." --- Barack Obama (Quoted in 2008) ______________________________________________________ RULES OF THE OFFICE ** If it rings, put it on hold; ** If it clanks, call the repairman; ** If it whistles, ignore it; ** If it's a friend, take a break; ** If it's the boss, look busy; ** If it talks, take notes; ** If it's handwritten, type it; ** If it's typed, copy it; ** If it's copied, file it; ** If it's Friday, forget it! ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Sunday School Bloopers: Lot's wife was a pillar of salt by day, but a ball of fire by night. The Jews were a proud people and throughout history they had trouble with unsympathetic Genitals. Sampson was a strongman who let himself be led astray by a jezebel like Delilah. Sampson slated the Philistines with the axe of apostles. Moses led the Hebrews to the Red Sea, where they made unleavened bread, which is bread made without any ingredients. Moses went up on Mount Cyanide to get the Ten Amendments. The first commandment was when Eve told Adam to eat the apple. The Fifth Commandment is humor thy mother and father. The Seventh Commandment is thou shalt not admit adultery. Moses died before he ever reached the UK. Then Joshua led the Hebrews in the Battle of Geritol. The greatest miracle in the Bible is when Joshua told his son to stand still and he obeyed him David was a Hebrew king skilled at playing the liar. He fought with the Finkelsteins, a race of people who lived in the biblical times. Solomon, one of David's sons, had 300 wives and 700 porcupines. When the three wise guys from the East Side arrived, they found Jesus in the manager. Jesus was born because Mary had an emaculate contraption. St. Paul cavorted to Christianity. He preached holy acrimony, which is another name for marriage. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Mrs. Morris Siegel beckoned to a salesman in Bergdorf Goodman's, pointed to white wool designer dress on a mannequin, and said, "Hey Sonny boy, so how much the dress on that store dummy over there is?" "That dress is $899.95, Madam," sneered the rather snooty salesman. "Oy! For $99.95 I could get the same dress at Klein's Bargain Store downtown!" "But Madam," said the salesman, "You'll find that the dress at Klein's is recycled wool. This original is 100% pure virgin wool." "Nu! So for $800 I should be caring what the sheep at night do?" ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Scarlett Harrison, 20, Manchester, England British woman claimed her fake blow-job-lips stopped her from blowing police breathalyser Scarlett Harrison, 20, was found to be over the limit when she was stopped in Manchester city centre after drinking Pink Gins with a friend she fell out with. When at the police station she was asked to provide a second, more accurate sample but she said her collagen implants made it difficult to get her mouth around the tube. Harrison, who has appeared in Ex On The Beach and has just returned from a summer in Ibiza, tried to blow four times before saying ‘my lips are too big’. As a result she was charged with failing to provide a breath sample and tried to avoid conviction by saying she was unable to blow for ‘medical reasons’. Harrison, the daughter of an engineering business owner, pleaded guilty on the day her trial was due to start. The court heard that she pulled over on June 20 in her Mini One in a taxi rank outside Piccadilly train station. She has been banned from driving for 16 months and ordered to pay £310 in fines and costs. Prosecutor Neil White said: ‘When the officers went over to speak to her, they could smell alcohol on her breath and so conducted a roadside breath test. ‘She was over the limit so she was taken to the police station. At the station, they informed her about going through to the intoximeter room and proceeded to discuss the demeanour of the defendant and how she now felt. ‘She tried to go through with it and attempted to blow four times. She told them she was anxious and nervous and when asked by the police officer if there was any reason why she couldn’t provide a sample, she said her lips were too big and she couldn’t blow into it. ‘They asked if she had any medical conditions or health conditions that could stop her doing so and she said: “No, just my lips”.’ Her lawyer Matthew Wallace said: ‘Along with the current trend, she has collagen implants in her lips which is something that caused her due difficulty in forming a seal around the tube. He added: ‘She is currently out of work, she arrived back from working abroad in Ibiza week ago. She is due to start work at a local restaurant once it opens, she is just awaiting a starting date. She lives with her parents. She is ordinarily employed. Her father sold the car the day after her arrest. Apparently he did not believe her BS. From: Bobbi Re: Forward and Back via bottom Status line Dear Webby I have IE on my computer. There were forward and back arrows at the bottom of each e-mail message that you could use to go to the next message, or back. Now they have suddenly disappeared. I have to go to the top of each message after reading it to use the arrow up there to go on to the next message. So far, IE help has been no help, telling me that this feature is cuurently not available. it was there 4 days ago. What gives? Thanks, Bobbi Dear Bobbi That must be a Hotmail feature, not a browser feature. I have never seen it on IE. Check in the Hotmail preferences. Have FUN! DearWebby

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Two contafiters way up nort in Chicargo wuz makin sum contafit money an dey accidently made sum twelve dollar bill by mistake. Dey made a whole bunch of dem before dey foun dere mistake, so insted of startin over dey decide to try to pass dem off. Dey always herd how backward people in Louisiana wuz, especially dem folks name Boudreaux frum down neer Lafayette so dey jumpin dere car an drive down to Lafayette, LA an wen dey got dere dey look in da fone book an shore enuf dey fine Boudreaux's General Store an Mercantile listed rite dere in da yeller pages. Dey went to Boudreaux's store an walk up to da man at da counter. Da firs contafiter say, "Are you Mr. Boudreaux?" Boudreaux say, "Mais shore, dat's me. Wat can Ah do fa you fellers?" Da contafiter wisper to his frien, "This is gonna be easier than I thought." Da contafiter say, "Can you give us change for a twelve dollar bill?" Boudreaux say, "Mais shore Ah can! How you want dat, tree fores, fore trees, or 2 sixes?"
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___________________________________________________ The CEO was scheduled to speak at an important convention, so he asked one of his employees to write him a punchy, 20-minute speech. When the CEO returned from the big event, he was furious. "What's the idea of writing me an hour-long speech?" he demanded to know. "Half the audience walked out before I finished." The employee was baffled. "I wrote you a 20-minute speech," he replied. "I also gave you the two extra copies you asked for." ___________________________________________________
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An hysterical mother phones the family's pediatrician with an emergency. "Doctor," she says, "I was writing a letter when my two-year-old came along, grabbed my fancy fountain pen and swallowed it. What should I do?" "Don't panic, I'll be right over," says the doctor. "In the meantime, what are you doing?" he asks. "I'm using a pencil."

Today October 28 in
1636 Harvard College was founded in Massachusetts. The original
name was Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony. It was the first
school of higher education in America. 

1776 The Battle of White Plains took place during the American
Revolutionary War. 

1793 Eli Whitney applied for a patent for his cotton gin. 

1886 The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor by
U.S. President Cleveland. The statue weighs 225 tons and is 152
feet tall. It was originally known as "Liberty Enlightening the
World." 

1904 The St. Louis Police Department became the first to use
fingerprinting. 

1919 The U.S. Congress enacted the Volstead Act, also known as
the National Prohibition Act. Prohibition was repealed in 1933
with the passing of the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 

1922 Benito Mussolini took control of the Italian government and
introduced fascism to Italy. 

1940 During World War II, Italy invaded Greece. 

1962 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev informed the U.S. that he
had ordered the dismantling of Soviet missile bases in Cuba. 

1965 Pope Paul VI issued a decree absolving Jews of collective
guilt for the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. 

1965 The Gateway Arch along the waterfront in St. Louis, MO, was
completed. 

1976 John D. Erlichman, a former aide to U.S. President Richard
Nixon, entered a federal prison camp in Safford, AZ, to begin
serving his sentence for Watergate-related convictions. 

1983 The U.S. vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution "deeply
deploring" the ongoing U.S.-led invasion of Grenada. 

1985 John A. Walker Jr. and his son, Michael Lance Walker, pled
guilty to charges of spying for the Soviet Union. 

1988 Roussel Uclaf, a French manufacturer that produces the
abortion pill RU486, announced it would resume distribution of
the drug after the government of France demanded it do so. 

1990 Iraq announced that it was halting gasoline rationing. 

1993 Ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, called for
a complete blockade of Haiti to force out the military leaders. 

1994 U.S. President Clinton visited Kuwait and implied that all
the troops there would be home by Christmas. 

1996 The Dow Jones Industial Average gained a record 337.17
points (or 5%). The day before the Dow had dropped 554.26 points
(or 7%). 

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___________________________________________________ Reported by Moe An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Ryan Scott Malek, 24, Newton, Kansas Man tasered by police for refusing to stop having sex with car exhaust Ryan Scott Malek's was four times the legal alcohol limit when police found him in a questionable position with a parked car on May 1. Officers tried to get him to stop, but persistent Malek, from Newton, Kansas, US, kept going. Court documents show Ryan Scott Malek was charged for lewd and lascivious behaviour Malek was reportedly 'oblivious' to what he was doing, so police decided to Taser him, according to the Smoking Gun. It appears Malek had an audience of six other witnesses watching him at the time, court documents revealed. The 24-year-old was taken to hospital and given a chance to sober up. He later pleaded guilty to lewd and lascivious behaviour and was put on probation for one year. According to police arrest logs, Malek was arrested for aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon in February. From: Martin Re: Deleting Windows Updates Dear Webby Just thought of a question that would maybe be of help to others for once. Is it necessary to keep all of the Windows updates, or can some be safely deleted after a time? I have a bunch of them and can't see holding on to all of them, taking up disk space if so. Thanks, Martin Dear Martin Are you talking about UPDATES, or are you referring to Update UNINSTALL files? The UNINSTALL files are a waste of space and it is safe to delete them. The purpose of those Windows Update uninstall files is being a safety net, just in case an update is too haywire and can't be patched with a further update, and you need to uninstall it. However, Microsoft software writers are building their job security on their ability to patch the patched patches. The only Update, that was so bad, that it was necessary to uninstall it, is IE. If you are paranoid, keep the uninstall files a week, and get rid of the old ones. Have FUN! DearWebby

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>From Jocelyn When my 3-year-old son opened the birthday gift from his grandmother, he discovered a water pistol. He squealed with delight and headed for the nearest sink. I was not pleased. I turned to Mom and said, "I'm surprised at you. Don't you remember how we used to drive you crazy with water guns?" Mom smiled and then replied, "Oh, I remember!" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Making Your To-Do List Fun When your "To Do" List seems overwhelming, sit down and write FIVE THINGS on a small slip of paper. Mix up small and large tasks with one "reward" thrown in. This is now your "Flash List", do all 5 things before stopping, right in a row, in the order you have written them to WIN! Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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My friend Monica is an accomplished harpist, who frequently plays for weddings, reception, parties, and other such events. She is also blond and has an appropriately cherubic face. She was on her way to an engagement at a hotel, and stepped into an elevator with her large golden harp. Just before the doors closed, a distinguished gray- haired man stepped on. As the elevator rose, he looked thoughtfully first at her and then her harp and asked, "And just how far up are you going?"

Today October 27 in
1659 William Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson became the first
Quakers to be executed in America. 

1787 The first of the Federalist Papers were published in the New
York Independent. The series of 85 essays, written by Alexander
Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay, were published under the
pen name "Publius." 

1795 The United States and Spain signed the Treaty of San
Lorenzo. The treaty is also known as "Pinckney's Treaty." 

1858 Roland Macy opened Macy's Department Store in New York City.
It was Macy's eighth business adventure, the other seven failed. 

1878 The Manhattan Savings Bank in New York City was robbed of
over $3,000,000. The robbery was credited to George "Western"
Leslie even though there was not enough evidence to convict him,
only two of his associates were convicted. 

1904 The New York subway system officially opened. It was the
first rapid-transit subway system in America. 

1925 Fred Waller received a patent for water skis. 

1927 The first newsreel featuring sound was released in New York.


1931 Chuhei Numbu of Japan set a long jump record at 26' 2 1/4". 

1938 Du Pont announced "nylon" as the new name for its new
synthetic yarn. 

1947 "You Bet Your Life," the radio show starring Grouch Marx,
premiered on ABC. It was later shown on NBC television. 

1954 Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were divorced. They had been
married on January 14, 1954. 

1962 The Soviet Union adds to the Cuban Missile Crisis by calling
for the dismantling of U.S. missile basis in Turkey. U.S.
President Kennedy agreed to the new aspect of the agreement. 

1978 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin were named winners of the Nobel Peace Prize for
their progress toward achieving a Middle East accord. 

1994 The U.S. Justice Department announced that the U.S. prison
population had exceeded one million for the first time in
American history. 

1997 The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 554.26 points. The
stock market was shut down for the first time since the 1981
assassination attempt on U.S. President Reagan. 

2002 Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was elected president of Brazil in
a runoff. He was the country's first elected leftist leader. 

2003 Bank of America Corp. announced it had agreed to buy
FleetBoston Financial Corp. The deal created the second largest
banking company in the U.S.

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Steven Wright (1955 - ) I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. --- Nancy Reagan (1921 - ) ______________________________________________________ "What am I supposed to do with this?" grumbled a motorist as the cop handed him a speeding ticket. "Keep it," the cop said, "when you collect four of them you get to buy a bicycle." ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The thunder god went for a ride, upon his favorite filly. "I'm Thor," he cried. The horse replied, "You forgot your thaddle, thilly." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ The young lady walked over to the hospital room where she knew her friend was. "May I see Irving, please?" she asked the woman blocking the door. "We don't allow anyone but relatives to see the patients," replied the woman. "Are you a member of the family?" "Why-er-why, yes. I'm his sister," said the lady. "Oh, I'm so glad to meet you," said the woman. "I'm his mother!" ______________________________________________________ Noella's Swan, Bolivar, MO _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Joseph Lippo, 60, DeLand, Florida DeLand man arrested for stealing over $50,000 in airplane parts, fuel A DeLand aviation business owner is accused of stripping parts from planes in order to sell them and replacing them with older parts. According to the DeLand Police Department, multiple airplane owners have been victims of the scheme. Joseph Lippo, 60, was arrested Wednesday on charges of theft of more than $10,000 from a person 65 or older and grand theft. Police said Lippo removed parts, including radios, a compass and a battery from two planes and charged the planes' owners for replacements. Lippo is also accused of stealing fuel and a life raft from one of the planes and charging the owner for repairs that police said were never performed. One of Lippo's former employees told police the suspect regularly instructed him to remove parts and fuel from the plane stored at Lippo's hangar. Officers said the parts Lippo allegedly stole appeared for resale at a consignment store in Fort Lauderdale and on Craigslist. The total cost of everything stolen is over $50,000, according to a news release. The release states the cost of the repairs that were never performed appears to equal "tens of thousands of dollars." Lippo was released from the Volusia County Jail on bond Thursday morning. He declined to comment. From: Trish Re: Screen Saver Dear Webby It occurred to me that I don't have a 'screen saver' on. I don't know if it's best to have it on or not to, I'm sure some other readers would be interested to know. I did look at the 'clock screensavers', downloaded the mickey mouse one (or all of them for all I know), it did appear after whatever time I have screen saver on for but after half an hour or so the screen went black as it usually is when I leave my computer on. Is this the 'power saving thing happening' or what? I really am not sure why one should have a 'screen saver', does it 'save the screen' or what, "please explain". Think I read once that they just take up space on the computer. Not talking about the desktop picture, just screen saver and why if you put one on the thing goes black after a short while anyway. Thanks if you can answer this. Regards to you and yours, Trish Dear Trish The screensaver makes sure that you don't burn the default desktop into the screen. With today's monitors that is not so common, but I remember when I was a mobile computer tech and taking care of the government computers in the Yukon, and seeing all the 10 inch greenie monitors clearly showing the IBM DisplayWrite 4 menu, even when turned off. A moving picture prevents that from happening. Another reason for screen savers is so that the monitor does not show your Solitaire game or Farmville or Space Wars when you are running off to get coffee. The reason your monitor eventually turns off is not because it gets tired of amusing the dust bunnies, but to reduce your electricity bill. You can set the length of time it burns electricity, after you finish doing anything on it, in the power options. A modern monitor burns very little electricity and produces very little heat. However, over the course of a year, it does amount to a noticeable amount of cash. I would recommend to set the power option for the monitor to about 2 minutes. Have FUN! DearWebby

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A man and woman are having marriage problems, and decide to end their union after a very short time together. After a most brief attempt to reconcile, the couple goes to court to finalize their break-up. The judge asks the husband, "What has brought you to the point that you are now at, where you are not able to keep this marriage together?" The husband says, "In the six weeks we've been together, we haven't been able to agree on one thing." The wife interrupts with a correction: "Six and a half weeks!"
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The US has succeeded in building a computer able to solve any strategic or tactical problem. Military leaders are assembled in front of the new machine and instructed to feed a difficult tactical problem into it. They describe a hypothetical situation to the computer and then ask the pivotal question: Attack or Retreat? The computer hums away for an hour and then comes up with the answer: YES. The generals look at each other, somewhat stupefied. Finally one of them submits a second request to the computer: YES WHAT? Instantly the computer responded: YES SIR. ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Reduce Water In Toilet Tank Place a jug or bottle filled with water and rocks in your toilet tank to reduce the amount of water used with each flush. Don't use bricks because they will dissolve over time. Make sure that all of the workings inside the tank are not hampered. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Well....this is certainly a different desert house.
___________________________________________________ A group of cannibals are hired for programming. Their manager told them, you are doing good work, but please, don't touch your collegues and eat them. We have a canteen, you can eat there. Ok, so the cannibals promised. After 6 Weeks, the manager spoke to them again: Ok we are satisfied with your work and everything, and you are behaving very well. By the way, we are missing a cleaning woman, has somebody touched her? The cannibals denied. After he left, the chief of the cannibals asks "Who is the idiot who ate that cleaning women?" One of the cannibals admitted that he did. Are you out of your mind? For six weeks now have been eating VP's and Senior managers and nobody is taking notice. How can you be so stupid as to eat a working person? ___________________________________________________
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Larry goes to see his travel agent. "Hey Larry, going away on holiday again?" "Yes, but I need to ask for something different." "Go ahead ask me." "You know last year you suggested Hawaii and when I returned my wife was pregnant." "Yes, but. . ." "And the year before you suggested Bermuda and when I returned my wife was pregnant." "Yes, but. . ." "And the year before that I went to Bali and when I returned my wife was pregnant." "Yes." "Well! Could you suggest something cheaper this year so that I can bring her with me and keep an eye on her?"

Today October 26 in
1825 The Erie Canal opened in upstate New York. The 363-mile
canal connected Lake Erie and the Hudson River at a cost of
$7,602,000. 

1858 H.E. Smith patented the rotary-motion washing machine. 

1881 The "Gunfight at the OK Corral" took place in Tombstone, AZ.
The fight was between Wyatt Earp, his two brothers and Doc
Holiday against the Ike Clanton Gang. 

1905 Norway gained independence from Sweden. 

1942 The U.S. ship Hornet was sunk in the Battle of Santa Cruz
during World War II. 

1944 During World War II, the Battle of Leyte Gulf ended. The
battle was won by American forces and brought the end of the
Pacific phase of World War II into sight. 

1949 U.S. President Harry Truman raised the minimum wage from 40
to 75 cents an hour. 

1951 Winston Churchill became the prime minister of Great
Britain. 

1958 Pan American Airways flew its first Boeing 707 jetliner from
New York City to Paris. 

1962 The Soviet Union made an offer to end the Cuban Missile
Crisis by taking their missile bases out of Cuba if the U.S.
agreed to not invade Cuba and would remove Jupiter missiles in
Turkey. 

1967 The Shah of Iran crowned himself and his Queen after 26
years on the Peacock Throne. 

1972 U.S. National security adviser Henry Kissinger declared,
"Peace is at hand" in Vietnam. 

1977 The experimental space shuttle Enterprise successfully
landed at Edwards Air Force Base in California. 

1979 South Korean President Park Chung-hee was shot to death by
Kim Jae-kyu, the head of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency. 

1980 Israeli President Yitzhak Navon became the first Israeli -
head of state to visit Egypt. 

1984 "Baby Fae" was given the heart of a baboon after being born
with a severe heart defect. She lived for 21 days with the animal
heart. 

1985 Approximately 110,000 people marched past the U.S. and
Soviet embassies in London to pressure the two countries to end
their arms race. 

1988 Roussel Uclaf, a French pharmaceutical company, announced it
was halting the worldwide distribution of RU-486. The pill is
used to induce abortions. The French government made the company
reverse itself two days later. 

1988 Two whales were freed by Soviet and American icebreakers.
The whales had been trapped for nearly 3 weeks in an Arctic ice
pack. 

1990 The U.S. State Department issued a warning that terrorists
could be planning an attack on a passenger ship or aircraft. 

1990 Wayne Gretzky became the first NHL player to reach 2,000
points. 

1991 Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry arrived at a federal
correctional institution in Petersburg, VA, to begin serving a
six-month sentence for cocaine possession. 

1992 General Motors Corp. Chairman Robert Stempel resigned after
the company recorded its highest losses in history. 

1992 In Canada, voters rejected the Charlottetown accord, which
was designed to unify the country. 

1993 Deborah Gore Dean was convicted of 12 felony counts of
defrauding the U.S. government and lying to the U.S. Congress.
Dean was a central figure in the Reagan-era HUD scandal. 

1994 Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel and Prime Minister
Abdel Salam Majali of Jordan signed a peace treaty. 

1995 Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) scored his 500th
National Hockey League (NHL) career goal against the New York
Islanders in his 605th game. He became the second-fastest player
to attain the plateau. Wayne Gretzky had reached 600 goals by his
575th NHL game. 

1996 Federal prosecutors cleared Richard Jewell as a suspect in
the Olympic park bombing. 

1998 A French lab found a nerve agent on an Iraqi missile
warhead. 

2001 It was announced that Fort Worth's Lockheed Martin won a
defense contract for $200 billion over 40 years. The contract,
for the "joint strike fighter," was the largest defense contract
in history. 

2002 Russian authorities pumped a gas into a theater where
separatist rebels held over 800 hostages. The gas killed 116
hostages and all 50 hostage-takers were killed by the gas or
gunshot wounds.

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Woman shoots grandson for repeatedly
putting cup of tea on her good furniture

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1955 The microwave oven, for home use, was introduced 
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The more you find out about the world, the more opportunities there are to laugh at it. --- Bill Nye ______________________________________________________ Two priests and a rabbi are playing poker in the park. Suddenly, a police officer approaches the trio and asks the first priest, "Father, were you gambling?" The padre glances skyward and mumbles, "Forgive me, Jesus," then turns to the officer and says, "No, my son, I was not gambling." The lawman then turns to the second priest and asks him if he was gambling. The priest looks toward Heaven and says under his breath, "Forgive me, Jesus," then tells the officer, "No, my son, I was not gambling." The policeman then turns to the rabbi and says, "Rabbi, were you gambling?" The rabbi looks from one priest to the other, then turns to the officer and asks, "With who?" ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Minister at a funeral service, "Friends, let us say goodbye to our beloved, departed friend. Let us remember that here lies only the shell--the nut has gone!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ >From Lise When we put our house up for sale, I stressed emphatically that my sons make their beds each morning. I left for work before they left for school, and I wanted to be sure that the house looked presentable when the agent showed it to prospective buyers. I was surprised and impressed that my 15-year-old son's bed was perfectly made each day. One night when I went into his room, I discovered his secret. He was fast asleep on the floor in his sleeping bag. ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Reported by Judy An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Helen Washington, 75, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Woman shoots grandson for repeatedly putting cup of tea on her good furniture A Brooklyn Center woman faces assault charges after she allegedly shot her grandson in a dispute over a teacup. According to a report in the Star Tribune, 75-year-old Helen Washington shot the victim when he placed the cup on her furniture. She warned him not to put the cup there, and dumped the tea out. He got another cup of tea and again put it on the furniture. That's when she allegedly pulled out a gun and shot her grandson. She now faces second-degree assault charges. The incident happened Oct. 12 at Washington's Brooklyn Center home. The victim was shot in the thigh. She told police that she doesn't think she deserves to go to jail, according to the report. She has been released from Hennepin County Jail and is expected to make a court appearance in December. The real bonehead, though, is the grandson. From: Fran Re: Ink or Laser printer Dear Webby I know, you answered this years ago, but I forgot. What kind of printer should I get this time? I basically just print copies of bills I pay online. Thanks Fran Dear Fran If you don't print at least 3 times per week, you get ripped off with the drying out ink jets. If you print more than 3 times a week, then you get ripped off with exorbitant ink prices. Get a laser. Since you are just printing invoice receipts, you can get a cheap black laser. Black toner is really cheap and the cartridges last a long time. Laser toner does not dry out. It is already a dry powder. With a Laser you never come home from a vacation to find your printer dried out. A laser takes 10 seconds to warm up before the first print, but after that is much faster than an ink jet printer. Have FUN! DearWebby

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Manning the computer help desk for the local school district was my first job. And though I was just an intern, I took the job very seriously. But not every caller took me seriously. "Can I talk to a real person?" a caller asked. "I am real," I said. "Oh, I'm sorry," the caller said. "That was rude of me. What I meant to say was, could I talk to someone who actually knows something?"
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The following are actual statements found on insurance forms where car drivers attempted to summarize the details of an accident in the fewest words: Coming home I drove into the wrong house and collided with a tree I don't have. The other car collided with mine without giving warning of its intentions. I thought my windows were down but I found out it was up when I put my head through it. I collided with a stationary truck coming the other way. A truck backed through my windshield into my wife's face. A pedestrian hit me and went under my car. The guy was all over the road. I had to swerve a number of times before I hit him. I pulled away from the side of the road, glanced at my mother- in-law and headed over the embankment. In my attempt to kill a fly, I drove into a telephone pole. I had been shopping for plants all day and was on my way home. As I reached an intersection, a hedge sprange up, obscuring my vision and I did not see the other car. I had been driving for 40 years when I feel asleep at the wheel and had an accident. I was on my way to the doctor with rear end trouble when my universal joint gave way causing me to have an accident. As I approached the intersection, a sign suddenly appeared in a place where no stop sign had ever appeared before. I was unable to stop in time to avoid the accident. To avoid hitting the bumper of the car in front, I struck the pedestrian. My car was legally parked as it backed into the other vehicle. An invisible car came out of nowhere, struck my car and vanished. I told the police that I was not injured but on removing my hat, I found that I had a fractured skull. I was sure the old fellow would never make it to the other side of the road when I struck him. The pedestrian had no idea which direction to run so I ran over him. I saw a slow moving, sad faced old gentlemen as he bounced off the hood of my car. The indirect cause of the accident was a little guy in a small car with a big mouth. I was thrown from my car as it left the road. I was later found in a ditch by some stray cows. The telephone pole was approaching. I was attempting to swerve out of its way when it struck my front end. ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Thanksgiving Preparation One week prior, I buy all the canned goods, clean out the fridge, and start thawing the turkey. The day prior, I make most of the side dishes, desserts, and make one final grocery run. Then all I have to do on Thanksgiving is make the turkey. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
A breathtaking flower tunnel bursting with beautiful golden blossoms in Wales.
___________________________________________________ Thanks to Sandie for this report: When I was a newly commissioned Lieutenant in the Army, I was assigned as a temporary assistant in an administrative office in a Military Intelligence unit. One day, a long memo came around with a cover sheet instructing all assigned officers to read it and initial it as indication of their compliance. I figured it meant me too, so I read and initialed it. But, a few days later, it came back addressed specifically to me. An attached note read, "You are not permanently assigned to this unit and are thus not an authorized signee. Please erase your initials and initial your erasure." ___________________________________________________
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A Missouri farmer passed away and left 17 mules to his three sons. The instructions left in the will said that the oldest boy was to get one-half, the second oldest one-third, and the youngest one-ninth. The three sons, recognizing the difficulty of dividing 17 mules into these fractions, began to argue. Their uncle heard about the argument, hitched up his mule and drove out to settle the matter. He added his mule to the 17, making 18. The oldest therefore got one-half, or nine, the second oldest got one-third, or six, and the youngest son got one-ninth, or two. Adding up 9, 6 and 2 equals 17. The uncle, having settled the argument, hitched up his mule and drove home.

Today October 25 in
1415 In Northern France, England won the Battle of Agincourt over
France during the Hundred Years' War. Almost 6000 Frenchmen were
killed while fewer than 400 were lost by the English. 

1812 During the War of 1812, the U.S. frigate United States
captured the British vessel Macedonian. 

1854 The Charge of the Light Brigade took place during the
Crimean War. The British were winning the Battle of Balaclava
when Lord James Cardigan received an order to attack the
Russians. He took his troops into a valley and suffered 40
percent caualties. Later it was revealed that the order was the
result of confusion and was not given intentionally. 

1870 The first U.S. trademark was given. The recipient was the
Averill Chemical Paint Company of New York City. 

1917 The Bolsheviks (Communists) under Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
seized power in Russia. 

1929 Alber B. Fall, of U.S. President Harding's cabinet, was
found guilty of taking a bribe. He was sentenced to a year in
prison and fined $100,000. 

1951 In Panmunjom, peace talks concerning the Korean War resumed
after 63 days. 

1955 The microwave oven, for home use, was introduced by The
Tappan Company. 

1958 U.S. Marines withdrew from Beirut, Lebanon. They had been
sent in on July 25, 1958, to protect the nation's pro-Western
government. 

1960 The Accutron watch by the Bulova Watch Company was
introduced. 

1962 U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson presented photographic
evidence to the United Nations Security Council. The photos were
of Soviet missile bases in Cuba. 

1971 The U.N. General Assembly voted to expel Taiwan and admit
mainland China. 

1983 U.S. troops and soldiers from six Caribbean nations invaded
Grenada to restore order and provide protection to U.S. citizens
after a recent coup within Grenada's Communist (pro-Cuban)
government. 

1990 It was announced by U.S. Defense Secretary Dick Cheney that
the Pentagon was planning to send 100,000 more troops to Saudi
Arabia. 

2000 AT&T Corp. announced that it would restructure into a family
of four separately traded companies (consumer, business,
broadband and wireless). 

2001 It was announced that scientists had unearthed the remains
of an ancient crocodile which lived 110 million years ago. The
animal, found in Gadoufaoua, Niger, grew as long as 40 feet and
weighed as much as eight metric tons. 

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1939 Nylon stockings were sold to the public 
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They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad to realize that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days. --- Garrison Keillor (1942 - ) ______________________________________________________5 Dear Ma and Pa: Am well. Hope you are. Tell Brother Walt and Brother Elmer the Army beats working for old man Minch. Tell them to join up quick before all the places are filled. I was restless at first because you got to stay in bed till nearly 6 a.m.( but am getting so I like to sleep late. All you do before breakfast is smooth your cot and shine some things -- no hogs to slop, feed to pitch, mash to mix, wood to split, fire to lay. Practically nothing. The guys have to shave, but they say it is not bad in warm water, and after I thumped a few of them, they don't tell nobody about why I don't need to shave. Breakfast is strong on trimmings like fruit juice, cereal, eggs, bacon, etc., but kind of weak on chops, potatoes, beef, ham steak, fried eggplant, pie and regular food, but you can always sit between two city boys that live on coffee. Their food plus yours holds you till noon, when you get fed. It's no wonder these city boys can't walk much. We go on "route marches," which, the Sgt. says, are long walks to harden us. If he thinks so, it is not my place to tell him different. A "route march" is a casual stroll about as far as to our mailbox at home. Then the city guys all get sore feet and we ride back in trucks. The country is nice, but awful flat. The Sgt. is like a schoolteacher. He nags some. The Capt. is like the school board. Kernels. and Generals just ride around and frown. They don't bother you none. I keep getting medals for shooting. I don't know why, the bull's-eye is near big as a chipmonk and don't move and it ain't shooting at you, like the Higsett boys at home. All you got to do is lie there all comfortable and hit it, you don't even load your own cartridges. They come in boxes. Be sure to tell Walt and Elmer and Mary to hurry and join before others get onto this setup and come stampeding in. Your loving daughter, Pat ________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The Installation Commander and his wife were out having dinner at the officers club a good-looking blonde came over and open-mouth kissed the husband right in front of the wife and said "I'll see you tomorrow for a nooner right sweetie?" And walked away. The wife couldn't believe her eyes, "Who was that?" She demanded. He replied: "My mistress" The wife then told her husband she wanted a divorce. "That's fine," Said the base commander. "But that means no more shopping at the commissary and base exchange, no more assignments in Europe, and you'll no longer be president of the Officer's Wives Club, and won't be able to lord it over the other wives." At that moment in walked a colonel with a woman on his arm. When the wife asked who the woman with the colonel was the base commander said, "That's Peter's mistress" The wife looked back at colonel and his mistress and grinned, "Ours is prettier." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Great Comeback This has got to be the all-time classic comeback. This is a recount of a National Public Radio (NPR) interview between a female broadcaster, and US Army General Reinwald who's about to sponsor a boy scout troop visiting his military installation. (Note: While this has been presented as a "true story" for several years, some people dispute that it actually happened). FEMALE INTERVIEWER: "So, General Reinwald, what things are you going to teach these young boys when they visit your base?" GENERAL REINWALD: "We're going to teach them climbing, canoeing, archery, and shooting." FEMALE INTERVIEWER: "Shooting! That's a bit irresponsible, isn't it?" GENERAL REINWALD: "I don't see why, they'll be properly supervised on the rifle range." FEMALE INTERVIEWER: "Don't you admit that this is a terribly dangerous activity to be teaching children?" GENERAL REINWALD: "I don't see how, ....we will be teaching them proper rifle range discipline before they ever touch a firearm." FEMALE INTERVIEWER: "But you're equipping them to become violent killers." GENERAL REINWALD: "Well, you're equipped to be a prostitute, but you're not one, are you? The radio went silent and the interview ended. ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Darlene Mullen wore the stolen jacket when she arrived at court to be sentenced for other shoplifting charges Darlene Mullen,26, from Perth, Scotland Woman arrested for stealing Primark coat on her way to shoplifting court case A shoplifter has been arrested after she stole a coat from Primark on her way to court. Darlene Mullen from Perth, Scotland, was wearing the stolen jacket when she arrived at court to be sentenced for other shoplifting charges. The 26-year-old was caught on camera asking staff at the court to help her remove the security tag from the coat. Solicitor David Holmes, defending Darlene, asked Perth Sheriff Court to give her a community sentence and said she was on the right track and was dealing with her criminal behaviour. But Sheriff Lindsay Foulis said: ‘Let me stop you right there. She was supposed to be here at 10am on 19 September to be sentenced by my brother sheriff for shoplifting. ‘At 10.25am she stopped off on her way here to steal a coat from Primark. You can hardly tell me that is her being on the right track.’ He said he had no option but to jail Darlene after she admitted stopping off to steal the coat from Primark after being caught cold during Storm Ali last month. She had already been spotted on CCTV and was recognised by her distinctive red wellington boots before she was arrested on the court steps. The court was told last month that she was unable to appear because she had been arrested a short time before her case called. She then appeared from custody and admitted stealing clothing from Primark on 19 September, while she was on bail. She also admitted being in possession five wraps of heroin worth around £100 when she was arrested. Fiscal depute Carol Whyte told the court: ‘The item was valued at £25.. When the accused was arrested at court she was wearing the jacket. ‘Although it was not in a re-saleable condition, I doubt she still has it.’ Co-accused Natalie Radunski, 22, also appeared from custody alongside Darlene and admitted stealing items of clothing from Primark. A court source said: ‘It takes some nerve to stop off on the way to court to steal a jacket because you haven’t dressed warm enough to cope with the storm. ‘It was absolutely tipping down when they arrived at court and Darlene hadn’t even taken the label and price tag off the jacket she had stolen. “To hand the tags over to the security staff on the door at the court might not have been the brightest idea she ever had. ‘There was already an alert out for her after she was spotted leaving Primark and her bright red wellies made it pretty easy for the police to identify her.’ Natalie, also of Nimmo Place, Perth, was jailed for four months yesterday. From: Eric Re: Nigerian Scams Dear Webby I can't believe that people are still falling for these Nigerian Scams. Do you recommend forwarding them to the FTC as well as getting them over to Spam Cop? Eric Dear Eric They still fall for Hillary too. And Pelosi. FTC is a total waste of time. They pick one or two celebrity cases a year, and with all the other complaints they just make pretty graphs. SpamCop is sometimes effective, in that they complain to the ISP of the sender. Some ISPs stomp on them. They come onto Facebook too, and claim to have some good news for you. Whenever you see that phrase "good news" or that you have won, or that there is money for you, dump and block. They all promise something ridiculous, but first you have to sign up with their "lawyer" and pay a fee. The technical term is 419 (advance fee). Totally illegal. But since the crooks are hiding in Nigeria, not much happens to them. I read that 39% of the Nigerian GDP is from 419 scams. Just dump and block. No point wasting time on them. Have FUN! DearWebby

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Murals Inlet, S.C., bills itself as the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina." It has so many seafood restaurants that it is hard to decide which one to choose. My wife and I were trying to do just that when we came upon, of all things, a steakhouse. It seemed busy, perhaps because it had adapted to its environment. A sign out front read: "Catch of the Day -- COW!"
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I'm a counselor who helps coordinate support groups for visually impaired adults. Many participants have a condition known as macular degeneration, which makes it difficult for them to distinguish facial features. I had just been assigned to a new group and was introducing myself. Knowing that many in the group would not be able to see me well, I jokingly said, "For those of you who can't see me, I've been told that I look like a cross between Paul Newman and Robert Redford." Immediately, one woman called out, "We're not THAT blind!" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Make Your Own Chip Bags Rather than buy the more expensive little bags, just buy a large bag and transfer them to smaller bags yourself. This works well for school and work lunches and dieting. Large bags of chips tend to be much cheaper than the smaller pre-packaged alternative. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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1648 The Holy Roman Empire was effectively destroyed by the Peace
of Westphalia that brought an end to the Thirty Years War. 

1795 The country of Poland was divided up between Austria,
Prussia, and Russia. 

1836 Alonzo D. Phillips received a patent for the phosphorous
friction safety match. 

1861 The first transcontinental telegraph message was sent when
Justice Stephen J. Field of California transmitted a telegram to
U.S. President Lincoln. 

1901 Daredevil Anna Edson Taylor became the first person to go
over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel. She was 63 years old. 

1929 In the U.S., investors dumped more than 13 million shares on
the stock market. The day is known as "Black Tuesday." 

1931 The upper level of the George Washington Bridge opened for
traffic between New York and New Jersey. 

1939 Nylon stockings were sold to the public for the first time
in Wilmington, DE. 

1940 In the U.S., the 40-hour workweek went into effect under the
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. 

1945 The United Nations (UN) was formally established less than a
month after the end of World War II. 

1948 The term "cold war" was used for the first time. It was in a
speech by Bernard Baruch before the Senate War Investigating
Committee. 

1960 All remaining American-owned property in Cuba was
nationalized. The process of nationalizing all U.S. and foreign-
owned property in Cuban had begun on August 6, 1960. That act did
not go over well in the US.

1962 During the Cuban Missile Crisis, U.S. military forces went
on the highest alert in the postwar era in preparation for a
possible full-scale war with the Soviet Union. The U.S. blockade
of Cuba officially began on this day. 

1969 Richard Burton bought his wife Elizabeth Taylor a 69-carat
Cartier diamond ring for $1.5 million. Burton presented the ring
to Taylor several days later. 

1986 Britain broke off relations with Syria after a Jordanian was
convicted in an attempted bombing. The evidence in the trial led
to the belief that Syria was involved in the attack on the
Israeli jetliner. 

1992 The Toronto Blue Jays became the first non-U.S. team to win
the World Series. 

2001 The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that
gave police the power to secretly search homes, tap all of a
person's telephone conversation and track people's use of the
Internet. 

2001 The U.S. stamp "United We Stand" was dedicated. 

2001 NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft successfully entered
orbit around Mars. 

2002 Microsoft Corp. and Walt Disney Co. announced the release of
an upgraded MSN Internet service with Disney content. 

2003 In London, the last commercial supersonic Concorde flight
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1929 In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged
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Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard. --- H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956) CNN is one of the participants in the war. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. --- Arthur C. Clarke Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves. --- Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955) No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather. --- Michael Pritchard ______________________________________________________ "Hubby Pie" Can be prepared 20 years ahead. Ingredients: Crust: 1 hard-skinned hubby 1 comfortable sofa Filling: 1 TV remote control 6 pack of beer 1 packet chips (crisps) 1 family size pizza 1 large serve nacho 1 melted cheese sandwich 15 years patience lifetime of loving care 1 ounce of resignation Method: Cram one thick-skinned hubby into a well worn greased and comfortable sofa and leave to set (probably will take length of one sport show), remove from family room and bring to kitchen to finish filling. Mix TV remote control, chip packet, pizza, hotdog, nachos and cheese sandwich on a large tray. Add six pack of beer slowly (to avoid excess gas), bind with a lot of patience, loving care and resignation. Be careful to place hubby and filling carefully back in front of the TV so as not to disturb the view of the screen and leave to solidify indefinitely. Head back to your computer and have a marvellous time chatting with your online friends UNDISTURBED!!! (Or, go SHOPPING!) ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Late one night, a burglar broke into a house that he thought was empty. He tiptoed through the living room but suddenly froze in his tracks when he heard a loud voice say, "Jesus is watching you." Silence returned to the house, so the burglar crept forward again. "Jesus is watching you," the voice boomed again. The burglar stopped dead again. He was frightened. Frantically, he looked all around. In a dark corner, he spotted a bird cage and in the cage was a parrot. He asked the parrot, "Was that you who said Jesus is watching me?" "Yes", said the parrot. The burglar breathed a sigh of relief, then he asked the parrot, "What's your name?" "Clarence," said the bird. "That's a dumb name for a parrot," sneered the burglar. "What idiot named you Clarence?" The parrot said, "The same idiot who named the Rottweiller Jesus." (Rottweilers let burglars in and do what they want, but won't let them leave.) _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ A new employee joins the Company, and is required to have a password setup for his computer. The boss directed a secretary to setup the password for him. The secretary asks the man for the password. The man, attempting to embrass the secretary in order to show superiority, said, "Penis." Blushed, the secretary, who knew what to expect, typed the password Penis, and re-typed it again. Then she hit enter. The whole office heard the secretary bursting out screaming laughters as a reaction from the computer's screen: "Password rejected. Reason: Too short" ______________________________________________________ Pennsylvania _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Justin Foster, 28, Tallahassee Florida Florida man accused of flying to Illinois, cutting off penis of ex's new boyfriend A Tallahassee man was jailed in Illinois and held on a $1 million bond after he reportedly flew to Chicago to confront the new boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend, the Chicago Tribune reported. Justin Foster, 28, is charged with attempted murder. He reportedly went to Atlanta and caught a flight to Chicago, where he rented a car and located a man who is allegedly dating Foster's ex-girlfriend. Foster is accused of hitting the man over the head with a tire iron before carving his initials into the man's leg. He then cut off the man's penis and threw it over a fence before leaving him in a pool of blood. The man survived, news outlets reported, but is left with permanent brain damage. A prosecutor was quoted in the Tribune and argued against granting bond to Foster: “We’re talking about a very heinous crime here," Assistant State’s Attorney Luis Muniz said. "A monetary bond is not appropriate.” From: Fred Re: Pictures saved in wrong format Dear Webby Quick question--- When ever I right click and save as--- to a gif- it comes up as save as a bitmap-- Whats up with that??? Im using hot mail. Fred Dear Fred That is a sign that you don't have enough free and unused memory available for Windows to do it properly, so, in order not to completely lose the file, it saves it as a BMP. Running CrapClener or rebooting usually restores enough free memory so that it will again save pictures properly. Have FUN! DearWebby

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1. Is there a 4th of July in England? Yes or no? 2. How many birthdays does the average man have? 3. Some months have 31 days. How many have 28? 4. How many outs are there in an inning? 5. Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister. 6. Take the number 30, divide it by 1/2, and then add 10. What do you get? 7. There are 3 apples and you take two away. How many apples are you left with? 8. A doctor gives you three pills and tells you to take one every half an hour. How long will the pills last? 9. A farmer has 17 sheep. All but 9 of them die. How many sheep are left? 10. How many animals of each sex did Moses bring with him on the ark? 11. A butcher in the market is 5' 10" tall. What does he weigh? 12. How many 2 cent stamps are there in a dozen? 13. What was the President's name in 1960? =============================================== So how do you think you did in that quiz? Here are the answers.... 1. Is there a 4th of July in England? Yes or No? Yes. It comes right after the 3rd. 2. How many birthdays does the average man have? One (1). You can only be born once. 3. Some months have 31 days. How many have 28? Twelve (12). All of them have at least 28 days. 4. How many outs are there in an inning? Six (6). Don't forget there is a top and bottom to every inning. 5. Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister? No. If she is a widow, he is dead. 6. Take the number 30, divide it by 1/2, and then add 10. What do you get? Seventy (70). Thirty (30) divided by 1/2 is 60. 7. There are 3 apples and you take two away. How many apples are you left with? Two (2). You take two apples...therefore, YOU have TWO apples. 8. A doctor gives you three pills and tells you to take one every half and hour. How long will the pills last? One hour. If you take the first pill at 1:00, the second at 1:30, and the third at 2:00, the pills have run out and only an hour has passed. 9. A farmer has 17 sheep. All but 9 of them die. How many sheep are left? Nine (9). like I said, all BUT nine die. 10. How many animals of each sex did Moses take on his ark? None. I didn't know that Moses had an ark. 11. A butcher in the market is 5' 10" tall. What does he weigh? Meat...that is self-explanatory. 12. How many 2 cent stamps are there in a dozen? Twelve (12). How many eggs are in a dozen? TWELVE...it's a dozen! 13. What was the President's name in 1960? Donald Trump. As far as I know, he hasn't changed his name.
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A college physics professor was explaining a particularly complicated concept to his class when a pre-med student interrupted him. "Why do we have to learn this stuff?" one young man blurted out. "To save lives," the professor responded before continuing the lecture. A few minutes later the student spoke up again. "So how does physics save lives?" The professor stared at the student for a long time without saying a word and then continued. "Physics saves lives," he said, "because it keeps the idiots out of medical school." ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Keeping Brown Sugar Soft Cleaning Walls Use a long handled sponge mop to clean your walls. It makes it easier to reach the high parts of your walls and it also can be used on ceilings. Be careful using a sponge mop on thick, popcorn textured ceilings or rough wall surfaces. It will quickly tear up the sponge. You have to protect everything with drop sheets (cheap plastic from paint supply stores). Then you can use a pressure washer and thoroughly clean textured ceilings. Pressure washers usually have a soap admixture tank, that you can fill with dish soap and set the strength, for example 2 drops per gallon. You can rent pressure washers at Home Depot and even some grocery stores. Have FUN! DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ In one epsiode of "Cheers", Cliff is seated at the bar describing the Buffalo Theory to his buddy Norm. Here it is, for your enjoyment: "Well, you see Norm, it's like this... A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the heard is hunted, it is the lowest and weakest onles at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and heald of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers." ___________________________________________________
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A sergeant was passing the barracks after lights out, when he heard some voices from inside. He slammed open the door, and screamed: Listen, you guys! A few minutes ago, you all heard me say good night. What you must realize, is that when I say "Good Night," what I really mean is "Shut up!!!" The room instantly fell silent. But after a few seconds, a small voice could be heard from somewhere in the far back of the dark room: "Good Night, Sergeant"

Today October 23 in
1864 During the U.S. Civil War, Union forces led by Gen. Samuel
R. Curtis defeated the Confederate forces in Missouri that were
under Gen. Stirling Price. 

1910 Blanche S. Scott became the first American woman to make a
public solo airplane flight in the United States. 

1915 Approximately 25,000 women demanded the right to vote with a
march in New York City, NY. 

1929 In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged
starting the stock-market crash that began the Great Depression. 

1942 During World War II, the British began a major offensive
against Axis forces at El Alamein, Egypt. 

1944 During World War II, the Battle of Leyte Gulf began. 

1946 The United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for
the first time. 

1956 Hungarian citizens began an uprising against Soviet
occupation. On November 4, 1956 Soviet forces enter Hungary and
eventually suppress the uprising. 

1956 NBC broadcasted the first videotape recording. The tape of
Jonathan Winters was seen coast to coast in the U.S. 

1958 Russian poet and novelist Boris Pasternak was awarded the
Nobel Prize for literature. He was forced to refuse the honor due
to negative Soviet reaction. Pasternak won the award for writing
"Dr. Zhivago". 

1962 During the Cuban Missile Crisis, the U.S. naval "quarantine"
of Cuba was approved by the Council of the Organization of
American States (OAS). 

1962 The U.S. Navy reconnaissance squadron VFP-62 began
overflights of Cuba under the code name "Blue Moon." 

1971 The U.N. General Assembly voted to expel Taiwan and seat
Communist China. 

1973 U.S. President Richard M. Nixon agreed to turn over the
subpoenaed tapes concerning the Watergate affair. 

1978 China and Japan formally ended four decades of hostility
when they exchanged treaty ratifications. 

1985 U.S. President Reagan arrived in New York to address the
U.N. General Assembly. 

1989 Hungary became an independent republic, after 33 years of
Soviet rule. 

1992 Japanese Emperor Akihito became the first Japanese emperor
to stand on Chinese soil. 

1995 Russian President Boris Yeltsin and U.S. President Bill
Clinton agree to a joint peacekeeping effort in the war-torn
Bosnia. 

1998 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian
Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a breakthrough in a land-for-peace
West Bank accord. 

1998 Japan nationalized its first bank since World War II. 

2000 Universal Studios Consumer Products Group (USCPG) and Amblin
Entertainment announced an unprecedented and exclusive three-year
worldwide merchandising program with Toys "R" Us, Inc. The deal
was for the rights to exclusive "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
merchandise starting in fall 2001. The film was scheduled for re-
release in the spring of 2002. 

2001 NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft began orbiting Mars. In 2010,
it became the longest-operating spacecraft ever sent to Mars. 

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1797 Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first recorded 
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Brandon McVay, 26, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Man ate Tide Pod then destroyed $7,500 of hospital equipment A man ate a Tide Pod then destroyed $7,500 worth of hospital equipment during an ‘out of control’ hospital rampage, court documents say. Brandon McVay, 26, began ‘yelling loudly’ while smashing four computer screens during treatment for swallowing the detergent capsule at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Ia., it is claimed. His alleged spree of destruction began while hospital staff were treating him on October 4, and saw McVay trash both his own hospital room and a hallway, police say. McVay was finally brought under control when police arrived at the hospital, pinned him to the ground and placed him under arrest, the Omaha World Herald reported. A police report noted that the building was strewn with smashed computer equipment and debris. McVay was charged with second-degree criminal mischief and has been freed on $5,000 bail.
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Kate goes over to visit one of her friends. While she is at her friend's house it starts to rain very heavily. Her friend tells her to spend the night at her house and go home the next day. When she hears this, Kate rushes out the door and comes a while later totally drenched and carrying a small shopping bag. So her friend asks "Where did you run off too?" "I went home to get my pajamas!"
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>From today, 18 years ago: The two major party presidential candidates today agreed that Americans are seeing too much inappropriate material in popular entertainment. However, they disagreed on the details. The Republican candidate, George W. Bush, stated that there is too much bloody violence in the movies and on television. Vice President Al Gore, his Democratic opponent, stated meanwhile that the media present Americans with too much sex and frontal nudity. In other words, Bush says there is too much gore and Gore says there is too much bush. ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Keeping Brown Sugar Soft Here is my tip for keeping brown sugar moist. Use marshmallows! You can use bread, but bread gets moldy and then you have to replace it. Not so with marshmallows! By Elaine S. from near Cedar Rapids, IA Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ The software engineering field is staffed primarily by men; the ratio of male to female software engineers is on the order of 15 to 1. This makes it pretty easy for women to find potential mates among their peers. However, software types have a well-earned reputation for being... a little strange. While discussing the prospect of working in the software industry, one woman commented to another: "The odds are good, but the goods are odd." One look at W10 would convince anybody that she has a point! ___________________________________________________
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Cajun Boudreaux been fish'n down by de bayou all day an he done run outa night crawlers. He be bout reddy to leave when he seen a snake wit a big frog in his mouf. He knowed dat dem big bass fish like frogs, so he decided to steal dat froggie. Dat snake, he be a cotton moufed water moccasin so he had to be real careful or he'd get bit. He snuk up behine de snake and grabbed him roun de haid. Dat ole snake din't lak dat one bit. He squirmed and wrapped hisself roun Boudreaux's arm try'n to get hisself free. But Boudreaux, him, had a real good grip on his haid, yeh. Well, Boudreaux pried his mouf open and got de frog and puts it in his baitcan. Now, Boudreaux knows dat he cain't let go dat snake or his gonna bite him good, but he had a plan. He reach into de back pocket of his bib overhauls and pulls out a pint a moonshine likker. He pour some drops into de snakes mouf. Well, dat snake's eyeballs roll back in his haid and his body go limp. Wit dat Boudreaux toss dat snake into de bayou. Den he goes back to fishin'. A while later Boudreaux dun feel sumpin tappin' on his barefoot toe. He slowly look down and dare dat water moccasin was with two more frogs.

Today October 22 in
1746 The College of New Jersey was officially chartered. It later
became known as Princeton University. 

1797 Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first recorded parachute
jump. He made the jump from about 3,000 feet. 

1836 Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first constitutionally
elected president of the Republic of Texas. 

1844 This day is recognized as "The Great Disappointment" among
those who practiced Millerism. The world was expected to come to
an end according to the followers of William Miller. 

1879 Thomas Edison conducted his first successful experiment with
a high-resistance carbon filament. 

1907 The Panic of 1907 began when depositors began withdrawing
money from many New York banks. 

1939 The first televised pro football game was telecast from New
York. Brooklyn defeated Philadelphia 23-14. 

1954 The Federal Republic of Germany was invited to join the
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). 

1962 U.S. President Kennedy went on radio and television to
inform the United States about his order to send U.S. forces to
blockade Cuba. The blockade was in response to the discovery of
Soviet missile bases on the island. 

1968 Apollo 7 splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean. The spacecraft
had orbited the Earth 163 times. 

1975 Air Force Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich was
discharged after publicly declaring his homosexuality. His
tombstone reads " "A gay Vietnam Veteran. When I was in the
military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge
for loving one." 

1979 The ousted Shah of Iran, Mohammad Riza Pahlavi was allowed
into the U.S. for medical treatment. He had originally been
installed in Iran by the CIA, but eventually fell out of favor.

1981 The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization was
decertified by the federal government for its strike the previous
August. 

1983 At the Augusta National Golf Course in Georgia, an armed man
crashed a truck through front gates and demanded to speak with
U.S. President Ronald Reagan. 

1986 U.S. President Reagan signed the Tax Reform Act of 1986 into
law. 

1991 The European Community and the European Free Trade
Association agreed to create a free trade zone of 19 nations by
the year 1993. 

1998 Pakistan's carpet weaving industry announced that they would
begin to phase out child labor. 

1999 China ended its first-ever human rights conference in which
it defied Western definitions of civil liberties. 

2008 The iTunes Music Store reached 200 million applications
downloaded. 

2010 The Internation Space Station set the record (3641 days) for
the longest continuous human occupation of space. It had been
continously inhabited since November 2, 2000.

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People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get. --- Frederick Douglass (1817 - 1895) ______________________________________________________ "Look at ME!" boasted the fit old man to a group of young people. "Every morning I do fifty push-ups, do fifty sit-ups, and walk two miles. I'm fit as a fiddle! And you want to know why? I don't smoke, I don't drink, I don't stay up late, and I don't chase after women!" He smiled at them, teeth white, eyes glittering, "And tomorrow, I'm going to celebrate my 95th birthday!" "Oh, really?" drawled one of the young onlookers, "How?" ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ He loved living in Staten Island, but he wasn't crazy about the ferry. Miss a ferry late at night, and you have to spend the next hour or so wandering the deserted streets of lower Manhattan. So when he spotted a ferry no more than fifteen feet from the dock, he decided he wouldn't subject himself to an hour's wait. He made a running leap and landed on his hands and knees, a little bruised maybe, but safe on deck. He got up, brushed himself off, and announced proudly to a bystander, "Well, I made that one, didn't I?' "Sure did," the bystander said. "But you should have waited a minute. The ferry is just about to dock." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ On a recent evening a family sat in a darkened theater waiting to see the latest hit movie. As the screen lit up with a flashy ad for the theater's concession stand, they noticed the sound was missing. The unexpected silence continued for several moments. Then out of the darkness, an irritated voice in the crowd demanded, "Okay, who's siting on the remote?" ______________________________________________________ Senators at the dump road If you want to see thousands of them, go to "Council Flats" in Haines, Alaska. They snag dead salmon drifting down the river, fly up to some tree and eat it, then sit there waiting until it is digested, then they go get another salmon. With a Million salmon going up river to spawn and die, you can watch that for 3 - 4 weeks. There are lots of bears there too. They grab live salmon heading up river. You can take pictures from safe pull-outs on the Haines Road. It is maybe not too late to reserve a hotel room for October 2021. _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Eason Reid Gravley, 17, Greenwood County, South Carolina South Carolina teen accused of shooting at road sign, accidentally killing Marine on his front porch A South Carolina teenager is accused of firing a gun at a road sign and accidentally shooting and killing a Marine on his porch. The State newspaper reported 17-year-old Eason Reid Gravley faces charges of involuntary manslaughter and possession of a handgun in connection to the death of 48-year-old Joe Darius Black. The suspect allegedly fired the gun at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood County, fatally hitting the victim in the chest. The bullet “passed through or by the road sign” and into a wooded area near Black’s home, according to deputies. Black leaves behind a wife and four children. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after serving 20 years.
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God created the mule, and told him, "You will be mule, working constantly from dusk to dawn, carrying heavy loads on your back. You will eat grass and you lack intelligence. You will live for 40 years." The mule answered, "To live like this for 40 years is too much. Please, give me no more than 20." And it was so. Then God created the dog, and told him, "You will hold vigilance over the dwellings of Man, to whom you will be his greatest companion. You will eat his table scraps and live for 30 years." And the dog responded, "Lord, to live 30 years as a dog is too much. Please, no more than 15 years." And it was so. God then created the monkey, and told him, "You are Monkey. You shall swing from tree to tree, acting like an idiot. You will be funny, and you shall live for 20 years." And the monkey responded, "Lord, to live 20 years as the clown of the world is too much. Please, Lord, give me no more than 10 years." And it was so. Finally, God created Man and told him, "You are Man, the only rational being that walks the earth. You will use your intelligence to have mastery over the creatures of the world. You will dominate the earth and live for 20 years." And the man responded, "Lord, to be Man for only 20 years is too little. Please, Lord, give me the 20 years the mule refused, the 15 years the dog refused, and the 10 years the monkey rejected." And it was so. And so God made Man to live 20 years as a man, then marry and live 20 years like a mule working and carrying heavy loads on his back. Then, he is to have children and live 15 years as a dog, guarding his house and eating the leftovers after they empty the pantry; then, in his old age, to live 10 years as a monkey, acting like a clown to amuse his grandchildren.
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Four mothers were having coffee together discussing (bragging) how important their children are. The first one tells her friends, "My son is a priest. When he walks into room, everyone calls him 'Father'." The second catholic woman chirps, "Well, my son is a bishop. Whenever he walks into a room, people say, 'Your Grace'." The third catholic woman says smugly, "Well, not to put you down, but my son is a Cardinal. Whenever he walks into a room, people say 'Your Eminence'." The fourth woman sips her coffee in silence. The first three women give her this subtle "Well.....?" She replies, "My son is a gorgeous, 6'2", hard-bodied, male stripper. Whenever he walks into a room, the women say, 'Oh my God'"

Today October 21 in
1797 "Old Ironsides," the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, was
launched in Boston's harbor. 

1805 The Battle of Trafalgar occurred off the coast of Spain. The
British defeated the French and Spanish fleet. 

1858 The Can-Can was performed for the first time in Paris. 

1879 Thomas Edison invented the electric incandescent lamp. It
would last 13 1/2 hours before it would burn out. 

1917 The first U.S. soldiers entered combat during World War I
near Nancy, France. 

1918 Margaret Owen set a typing speed record of 170 words per
minute on a manual typewriter. 

1925 The photoelectric cell was first demonstrated at the
Electric Show in New York City, NY. 

1925 The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it had fined
29,620 people for prohibition (of alcohol) violations. 

1927 In New York City, construction began on the George
Washington Bridge. 

1944 During World War II, the German city of Aachen was reduced
to rubble and captured by U.S. troops. 

1945 Women in France were allowed to vote for the first time. 

1950 Chinese forces invaded Tibet. 

1959 The Guggenheim Museum was opened to the public in New York.
The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. 

1967 Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, DC, in
opposition to the Vietnam War. 

1983 The Pentagon reported that 2,000 Marines were headed to
Grenada to protect and evacuate Americans living there. 

1986 The U.S. ordered 55 Soviet diplomats to leave. The action
was in reaction to the Soviet Union expelling five American
diplomats. 

1991 Jesse Turner, an American hostage in Lebanon, was released
after nearly five years of being imprisoned. 

1993 The play "The Twilight of the Golds" opened. 

1994 North Korea and the U.S. signed an agreement requiring North
Korea to halt its nuclear program and agree to inspections. 

1998 Cancer specialist Dr. Jane Henney became the FDA's first
female commissioner. 

2003 The U.S. Senate voted to ban what was known as partial birth
abortions. 

2003 North Korea rejected U.S. President George W. Bush's offer
of a written pledge not to attack in exchange for the communist
nation agreeing to end its nuclear weapons program.

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Good Morning, !
Today is Wednesday, October 17

By the time you read this I will have had my October shots
into my eyeballs and will be stumbling around groping walls
and of course any females within reach. 
It is surprising what one can get away with while wearing 
dark glasses at the Eye Center. 
Some even grope back!

That means I won't be sending out newsletters or 
answering mail or Skype for 3 days.

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Today's Bonehead Award: 

SC man shot cousin over potato chips

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Today, October 17 in
1777 American troops defeated British forces in Saratoga, NY. It
was the turning point in the American Revolutionary War. 
More of today in history at History
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Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution. --- Edward Teller (1908 - 2003) ______________________________________________________ Masculine, Feminine... Male or Female? You might not have known this, but a lot of non- living objects are actually either male or female. Here are some examples: FREEZER BAGS They are male, because they hold everything in, but you can see right through them. PHOTOCOPIERS These are female, because once turned off; it takes a while to warm them up again. They are an effective reproductive device if the right buttons are pushed, but can also wreak havoc if you push the wrong buttons. TIRES Tires are male, because they go bald easily and are often over inflated. HOT AIR BALLOONS Also a male object, because to get them to go anywhere, you have to light a fire under their butt. SPONGES These are female, because they are soft, squeezable and retain water. WEB PAGES Female, because they're constantly being looked at and frequently getting hit on. TRAINS Definitely male, because they always use the same old lines for picking up people. HOURGLASS An hourglass is female because, over time, all the weight shifts to the bottom. HAMMERS Male, because in the last 5000 years, they've hardly changed at all, and are occasionally handy to have around. THE REMOTE CONTROL Female. Ha! You probably thought it would be male, but consider this: It easily gives a man pleasure, he'd be lost without it, and while he doesn't always know which buttons to push, he just keeps trying ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Little Johnny's father was a pastor in a small church. One day, his father told Little Johnny that a very important bishop was coming and that he would be staying with them. Little Johnny became very excited and asked his father if he would get to meet him. His father thought about this and decided that he would let Little Johnny bring the bishop tea in the morning and wake him up. Little Johnny agreed to do this and was very excited. His father gave him instructions: first, knock on the door of the bishops room and then say to him "It's the boy, my Lord, it's time to get up." Little Johnny was very excited and rehearsed his lines repeating them over and over. Finally the day came and Little Johnny had learned all his lines. He went to the door and knocked. He was so excited and nervous though that his lines got mixed up and the boy said, "It's the Lord, my boy, and your time is up!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Three paramedics were boasting about improvements in their respective ambulance team's response times. "Since we installed our new satellite navigation system," bragged the first one, "we cut our emergency response time by ten percent." The other paramedics nodded in approval. "Not bad," the second paramedic commented. "But by using a computer model of traffic patterns, we've cut our average ERT by 20 percent." Again, the other team members gave their congratulations, until the third paramedic said, "That's nothing! Since our ambulance driver passed the bar exam, we've cut our emergency response time in half!" ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Ryan Dean Langdale, 19, Ruffin South Carolina SC man shot cousin over potato chips A South Carolina man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after shooting his cousin over a bag of salt and vinegar potato chips, according to news reports. Authorities in Colleton County took Ryan Dean Langdale, 19, into custody Wednesday after learning the details about the shooting of his 17-year-old cousin on Sept. 29, The Post and Courier reported. The shooting happened in Ruffin about 60 miles west of Charleston. Langdale first told investigators that the victim accidentally shot himself when he dropped a hunting rifle, according to the newspaper. But after undergoing surgery for the gunshot wound, the victim admitted to authorities that Langdale shot him over a bag of chips. “Do not touch my chips, or I’ll shoot you,” Langdale told his cousin, the Post reported, citing a sheriff’s incident report. Langdale then grabbed a rifle, pointed it at the victim and “the rifle went off,” the report said. Langdale was arrested and held on a $55,000 bail, according to the Post. He’s charged with attempted murder, using a firearm in a violent crime and obstructing justice, according to the newspaper. Salt and vinegar potato chips are easy to come by in Colleton County and the victim reportedly told investigators he never actually ate the chips.
From: Denise Re: Computer slowing down Dear Webby My computer slows down whenever I have 3-4 Windows open. I used to be able to have a dozen of then open without a problem. If i don't reboot it when it slows down, it stalls and hangs and I have to shut it off the hard way. I don't think it is infected, since I use Spybot and McAfee. What's the prescribed fix? Denise Dear Denise There seems to be a lot of that going around. Luckily there is an easy remedy. Get CrapCleaner from my tool box at http://webby.com/tools and run it. It is free, and it will make a huge difference. It has helped everybody to whom I recommended it. Have FUN! DearWebby

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>Fron Eras It was a hectic day of running errands with my wife and son. As if the stress weren't enough, four-year-old Christopher insisted on asking questions about everything, told me how to drive better, and sang every song he knew. Finally, fed up with the incessant chatter, I made him an offer: "Christopher, if you'll be quiet for just a few minutes, I'll give you a quarter." It worked. But when we stopped for lunch, I unknowingly began to harp on him. "Christopher, sit up straight ... don't spill your drink ... don't talk with your mouth full." Finally he said seriously, "Dad, if you'll be quiet for just a few minutes, I'll give you a quarter."
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A pious man, who had reached the age of 105, suddenly stopped going to synagogue. Alarmed by the old fellow's absence after so many years of faithful attendance, the Rabbi went to see him. He found him in excellent health, so the Rabbi asked, "How come after all these years we don't see you at services anymore?" The old man lowered his voice. "I'll tell you, Rabbi," he whispered. "When I got to be 90, I expected God to take me any day. But then I got to be 95, then 100, then 105. So, I figured that God is very busy and must've forgotten about me, and I don't want to remind Him!" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Cold Weather Bed Tip During cold weather, I put the fitted sheet on as usual then I put a blanket on and tuck it in. Another blanket goes on top of that one and then I proceed with the flat sheet and as many other blankets and quilts as we need. No need for an electric blanket! Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Little Susie came running into the house after school one day, shouting, "Daddy! Daddy! I got a 100 in school today!" "That's great, Sweetheart," said her daddy. "Come in the living room and tell me about it." "Well," began the confession, "I got 50 in spelling, 30 in math, and 20 in science." ___________________________________________________
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Hailey, 4, heard a thunderstorm rumbling overhead and asked her parents and grandparents to listen to it. After the thunder stopped, Hailey told everyone to be quiet for a minute and she began to pray and asked God to stop the thunder and lightning. Immediately after she said "Amen," another clap of thunder was heard. Hailey looked up towards heaven and said, "You're not listening!"

Today October 17 in
1739 Thomas Coram was granted a Royal Charter from George II so a
"hospital for the maintenance and education of exposed and
deserted young children" in London, England. 

1777 American troops defeated British forces in Saratoga, NY. It
was the turning point in the American Revolutionary War. 

1888 The first issue of "National Geographic Magazine" was
released at newsstands. 

1931 Al Capone was convicted on income tax evasion and was
sentenced to 11 years in prison. He was released in 1939. 

1933 Dr. Albert Einstein moved to Princeton, NJ, after leaving
Germany. 

1945 Colonel Juan Peron became the dictator of Argentina after
staging a coup in Buenos Aires. 

1973 The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
began an oil-embargo against several countries including the U.S.
and Great Britain. The incident stemmed from Western support of
Israel when Egypt and Syria attacked the nation on October 6,
1973. The embargo lasted until March of 1974. 

1978 U.S. President Carter signed a bill that restored full U.S.
citizenship rights to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. 

1979 Mother Teresa of India was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 

1987 U.S. First Lady Nancy Reagan underwent a modified radical
mastectomy at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. 

1989 An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit the San
Francisco Bay area in California. The quake caused about 67
deaths, 3,000 injuries, and damages up to $7 billion. 

1994 Israel and Jordan initialed a draft peace treaty. 

1994 The Angolan government and rebels agreed to a peace treaty
that ended their 19 years of civil war. 

1997 The remains of revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara were laid
to rest in his adopted Cuba, 30 years after his execution in
Bolivia. 

2000 In New York City, Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum opened to the
public. The 42nd Street location joined Tussaud's other
exhibitions already in London, Hong Kong, Amsterdam and Las
Vegas. 

2000 Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) achieved his 448th victory
as a goalie in the NHL. Roy passed Terry Sawchuck to become the
record holder for career victories. 

2001 Israel's tourism minister was killed. A radical Palestinian
faction claimed that it had carried out the assassination to
avenge the killing of its leader by Israel 2 months earlier. 

2001 Pakistan placed its armed forces on high alert because of
troop movements by India in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
India said that the movements were part of a normal troop
rotation. 

2001 Italian priest Giuseppe "Beppe" Pierantoni was kidnapped by
the terrorist group the "Pentagon." He was released on April 8,
2002. 

2003 In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration approved a
drug, known as memantine, to help people with Alzheimer's
symptoms. 

2003 In Taipei, Taiwan, construction crews finished 1,676-foot-
tall-building called Taipei 101. The building was planned to open
for business in 2004. 

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Good Morning, !
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Arkansas man ate meth, pot during traffic 
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Today, October 16 in
1941 The Nazis advanced to within 60 miles of Moscow. Romanians
 entered Odessa, USSR, and began exterminating 150,000 Jews. 
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Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution. --- Edward Teller (1908 - 2003) ______________________________________________________ Keli: Anni, what exactly is an "oxymoron"? Anni: It's a phrase made up of contradictory terms, like "deafening silence". Keli: Oh, I get it. Like "Mr. Perfect"! ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ When I went to get my driver's license renewed, our local motor-vehicle bureau was packed. The line inched along for almost an hour until the man ahead of me finally got his license. He inspected his photo for a moment and commented to the clerk, "I was standing in line so long, I ended up looking pretty grouchy in this picture." The clerk looked at his picture closely. "It's okay," he reassured the man, "That's how you're going to look when the cops pull you over anyway." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Wife: "Doctor My husband thinks he's a satellite dish." Doctor: "Don't worry I can cure him." Wife: "I don't want him cured I want you to adjust him to get the movie channel." ______________________________________________________ The Stump, in the Tetons _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Brian Lee Chadwell, 38, Bella Vista, Arkansas Arkansas Man Ate Meth, Pot During Traffic Stop and finked on himself A Pea Ridge man accused of beating his step-daughter with a spatula was arrested Monday (Oct. 8) after reportedly eating marijuana and methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Brian Lee Chadwell, 38, faces felony charges of two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. Bella Vista police stopped Chadwell about 9 p.m. near Tanyard Creek for a broken brake light, according to a probable cause affidavit. Chadwell asked the officers for legal advice regarding a no contact order he’d received for allegedly hitting the girl, then said he’d eaten a small bag of marijuana and meth in order to destroy it, according to the affidavit. Chadwell added that he eats meth to get high, but doesn’t smoke or inject it. Chadwell asked officers to shoot him during processing, saying he was upset with himself. He said officers could say he tried to attack him, according to the affidavit. Chadwell was being held Thursday (Oct. 11) at the Benton County Jail on a $10,000 bond. He has a hearing set for Nov. 19 in Benton County Circuit Court. Chadwell is accused of beating his step-daughter with a spatula, a wooden spoon, and a stick covered in thorns, along with forcing her to sleep on the kitchen floor as punishment. He’s due Nov. 13 in Pea Ridge District Court on a misdemeanor charge of third-degree domestic battery. The girl’s mother, Jennifer Chadwell, was arrested in connection with permitting the abuse of a minor, a Class D felony. The report did not say what the teen required frequent punishment for, bhut she will be the responsibility of Child Services for the foreseeable future.
From: Barb Re: DSL speed dropping Dear Webby At home my connection speed keeps dropping to the point where I actually lose the connection. We use the same DSL provider as I have at work, but there the connection never drops. At home, it's OK when I am browsing, but if I am answering mail, especially if I get interrupted, it falls off. Is there a setting I should check and change? Thanks Barb Dear Barb Big Brother, the ISP, watches your activity, and if you are not really using your connection while you leisurely compose a lengthy email, they reduce your pipe and eventually cut it. They will gradually, and grudgingly, give it back to you when you are ready to send that email. You can use an FTP program that has a "Keep-Alive" feature to keep the connection open, and download three different pieces of music simultaneously when you need the connection again. You can watch how the 14 KB Keep-Alive speed cranks up to over 30 Mbps within a few seconds. You will then be able to use high speed until Big Brother detects that you have abandoned your computer and snuck off to the kitchen. Have FUN! DearWebby

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HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO TO MARRY? Childrens' Views No person really decides before they grow up who they're going to marry. God decides it always before, and you get to find out later who you're stuck with. HOW CAN A STRANGER TELL IF TWO PEOPLE ARE MARRIED? You might have to guess, based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids. WHAT DO YOU THINK YOUR MOM AND DAD HAVE IN COMMON? Both don't want any more kids. WHAT DO MOST PEOPLE DO ON A DATE? Dates are for having fun, and people should use them to get to know each other. Even boys have something to say if you listen long enough. WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE? When they're rich. IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED? It's better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need someone to clean up after them. HOW WOULD THE WORLD BE DIFFERENT IF PEOPLE DIDN'T GET MARRIED? There sure would be a lot of kids to explain, wouldn't there? HOW WOULD YOU MAKE A MARRIAGE WORK? Tell your wife that she looks pretty even if she looks like a dumpster.
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A football coach walked into the locker room before a game, looked over to his star player and said, "I'm not supposed to let you play since you failed math, but we need you in there. So what I have to do is ask you a math question, and if you get it right, you can play." The player agreed, and the coach looked into his eyes intently and asks, "Okay, now concentrate... what is two plus two?" The player thought for a moment and then he answered, "4?" "Did you say 4?!?" the coach exclaimed, excited that he got it right. At that, all the other players on the team began screaming, "Come on coach, give him another chance!" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Treat Credit Like Cash Make a commitment to pay as you go with credit cards this year. Don't wait until the last minute to buy gifts and plan your holiday budget carefully. You will feel much better during the holiday season if you aren't accumulating debt. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
What an amazing artist to see the animal spirit in stone and bring it out for the public!
___________________________________________________ I couldn't help overhearing a man at a nearby pay phone. "I know it's something you want," he said earnestly, "but I don't think tattoos are a good idea. And the same goes for body piercing. As long as you're living in my house, I think you should respect my wishes." I was secretly cheering him on for his fatherly firmness. Then came the 'coup de grace': "Besides, Mom, you're 75 years old! You don't NEED a tattoo!" ___________________________________________________
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A young minister sitting down to dinner was about to say Grace when he opened the casserole dish that his thrifty bride had prepared from all of the refrigerator leftovers. "I don't know," he said dubiously, "but it seems to me that I've blessed all this stuff before."

Today October 16 in
1701 The Collegiate School was founded in Killingworth, CT. The
school moved to New Haven in 1745 and changed its name to Yale
College. 

1793 During the French Revolution, Queen Marie Antoinette was
beheaded after being convicted of treason. 

1829 In Boston, MA, the first modern hotel in America opened. The
Tremont Hotel had 170 rooms that rented for $2 a day and included
four meals. 

1859 Abolitionist John Brown led a raid on Harper's Ferry, VA
(now located in West Virginia). 

1869 A hotel in Boston became the first in the U.S. to install
indoor plumbing. 

1916 Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in New
York City, NY. 

1923 Walt Disney contracted with M.J. Winkler to distribute the
Alice Comedies. This event is recognized as the start of the
Disney Company. 

1928 Marvin Pipkin received a patent for the frosted electric
light bulb. 

1941 The Nazis advanced to within 60 miles of Moscow. Romanians
entered Odessa, USSR, and began exterminating 150,000 Jews. 

1942 The ballet "Rodeo" premiered in New York City. 

1943 Chicago's new subway system was officially opened with a
ribbon cutting ceremony. 

1955 Mrs. Jules Lederer replaced Ruth Crowley in newspapers using
the name Ann Landers. 

1962 U.S. President Kennedy was informed that there were missile
bases in Cuba, beginning the Cuban missile crisis. 

1964 China detonated its first atomic bomb becoming the world's
fifth nuclear power. 

1967 NATO headquarters opened in Brussels. 

1970 Anwar Sadat was elected president of Egypt to succeed Gamal
Abdel Nassar. 

1973 Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho were named winners of the
Nobel Peace Prize. The Vietnamese official declined the award. 

1978 Poland's Karol Josef Wojtyla was elected Pope John Paul II. 

1982 China announced that it had successfully fired a ballistic
missile from a submarine. 

1987 Rescuers freed Jessica McClure from the abandoned well that
she had fallen into in Midland, TX. She was trapped for 58 hours.


1989 U.S. President George H.W. Bush signed the Gramm-Rudman
budget reduction law that ordered federal programs be cut by
$16.1 billion. 

1993 The U.N. Security Council approved the deployment of U.S.
warships to enforce a blockade on Haiti to increase pressure on
the controlling military leaders. 

1994 German Chancellor Helmut Kohl was re-elected to a fourth
term. 

1997 Charles M. Schulz and his wife Jeannie announced that they
would give $1 million toward the construction of a D-Day memorial
to be placed in Virginia. 

2000 It was announced that Chevron Corp. would be buying Texaco
Inc. for $35 billion. The combined company was called Chevron
Texaco Corp. and became the 4th largest oil company in the world.


2002 It was reported that North Korea had told the U.S. that it
had a secret nuclear weapons program in violation of an 1994
agreement with the U.S. 

2002 The Arthur Andersen accounting firm was sentenced to five
years probation and fined $500,000 for obstructing a federeal
investigation of the energy company Enron. 

2008 The iTunes Music Store reached 200 billion television
episodes sold.

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Husband divorces wife after spotting her 
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Today, October 15 in
1860 Grace Bedell, 11 years old, wrote a letter to presidential
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look better if he would grow a beard. 
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My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes. --- Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004) If you believe everything you read, better not read. --- Japanese Proverb ______________________________________________________ A church was preparing for Christmas services. The pastor decided he wanted a banner made for the entryway and had a parishioner call the sign company. The parishioner told the man on the phone the message he wanted and the dimensions needed for the entryway. The sign came back a few days later... "Unto Mary Jesus was born, six feet long and two feet wide." ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ After my fifth-graders studied the history of the Alamo, I gave them a test with this bonus question: "What was the famous battle cry that later helped spur on independence for Texans?" One student's response: "Remember the alimony!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ The family had spent the day moving from their farmhouse into a new apartment house in town. Very early the next morning, the 5 1/2 -year-old ran into their bedroom to wake them up. Mom dressed him and told him to play and let them rest for a while longer. About 20 minutes later, he came running back."Mommy, Mommy," he exclaimed, "Everybody has doorbells.... and they all work!" ______________________________________________________ Gullible Warming broke! _____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Divorcee Lima Peru Husband divorces wife after spotting her with another man on Google Maps The man was checking the best way to get to a bridge in the Peruvian capital city of Lima when he spotted a familiar figure, a news agency claims. He saw a woman sitting on a bench stroking the hair of a man who was lying with his head in her lap. He first recognised that the woman’s clothes were identical to those of his wife and then looked closer and realised it was her, according to local media. The photo, taken by a Google camera car, dated back to 2013 but the man confronted his wife with the Google Street View picture as evidence of her infidelity. And the couple, whose names have not been revealed, later divorced after the woman admitted to having had an affair. She was photographed with her lover on a bench by the city’s Puente de los Suspiros de Barranco – Bridge of Sighs of the Ravine. The man recently shared the photographs on Facebook where they made a big impression on users. San Pateste said: ‘What a small world it is… It would have been enough if she said to her husband that she did not love him any more.’ The photograph is one of a long line of bizarre images taken for the Google Maps and Google Street View online resources. They include people dressed as pigeons, an escaped convict, a couple having sex by their car, street robberies, and a woman giving birth.
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A husband and wife were at a party chatting with some friends when the subject of marriage counseling came up. "Oh, we'll never need that. My husband and I have a great relationship," the wife explained. "He was a communications major in college and I majored in theater arts. He communicates really well and I just act like I'm listening!"
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We have a new kid in the office named Brian. Nice guy. Fresh out of college. So I was asking him about school the other day and he told me he belonged to a fraternity called Delta Upsilon. "Did you pledge in college?" he asked. I said, "Yeah, I belonged to 'I Tappa Kegga.'" ___________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Thriftyfun.com Organizing Email I treat email just like paper and don't let email pile up in my in box. I make sure I file all email into one of the folders I have created. I also create filters that automatically files email from certain people in the appropriate folder. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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After a long day of listening to a Texan brag, a New Yorker decided to show the Texan the Empire State Building. When the Texan put down New York's well-known landmark by saying "Heck, that's nothing. In Texas, we have outhouses bigger than that!" The New Yorker responded, "You need them!"

Today October 15 in
1815 Napoleon Bonaparte began his exile on the remote island of
St. Helena in the Atlantic Ocean. 

1860 Grace Bedell, 11 years old, wrote a letter to presidential
candidate Abraham Lincoln. The letter stated that Lincoln would
look better if he would grow a beard. 

1883 The U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the Civil Rights
Act of 1875. It allowed for individuals and corporations to
discriminate based on race. 

1892 The U.S. government announced that the land in the western
Montana was open to settlers. The 1.8 million acres were bought
from the Crow Indians for 50 cents per acre. 

1945 Pierre Laval, the former premier of Vichy France, was
executed for treason. 

1946 Hermann Goering, a Nazi war criminal and founder of the
Gestapo, poisoned himself just hours before his scheduled
execution. 

1953 "Teahouse of the August Moon" opened on Broadway. It ran for
1,027 performances. 

1964 It was announced that Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev had
been removed from power. He was replaced with Alexei N. Kosygin. 

1983 U.S. Marines killed five snipers who had pinned them down in
Beirut International Airport. 

1984 The Freedom of Information Act was passed. 

1989 South African officials released eight prominent political
prisoners. 

1989 Wayne Gretzky, while playing for the Los Angeles Kings,
surpassed Gordie Howe's NHL scoring record of 1,850 career
points. 

1993 U.S. President Clinton sent warships to enforce trade
sanctions that had been imposed on Haitian military rulers. 

1993 South Africa's President F.W. de Klerk and African National
Congress President Nelson Mandela were named winners of the Nobel
Peace Prize for their efforts to end the apartheid system in
South Africa. 

1997 British Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green broke the land-
speed record by driving a jet-powered car faster than the speed
of sound. 

1997 The Cassini-Huygens mission was launched from Cape
Canaveral, FL. On January 14, 2005, a probe sent back pictures of
Saturn's moon Titan during and after landing. 

1998 The U.N. condemned the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba for the
seventh year in a row. 

2001 NASA's Galileo spacecraft passed within 112 miles of
Jupiter's moon Io. 

2011 Legoland Florida opened in Winter Haven, Florida. 

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