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It'sMonday,  August 4, 2008

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. --- Albert Einstein
Michele is working in a music store. This guy is looking for a disc by Steve Earl. He's looking in the "S" section. Michelle informs him that all artists are filed by their last name so he should look under "E". The man immediately becomes incensed and says, "Then why the HELL is Joe Jackson filed under '*J*'?"
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Patrick Pogan of the New York Police Department Rookie cop gave dubious account of his bicyclist assault http://snipurl.com/3abr8 JULY 29--You may have seen that YouTube video of the New York cop viciously knocking down a bicyclist in Times Square last week. Officer Patrick Pogan's blindside hit on Christopher Long led NYPD brass yesterday to strip the rookie cop of his gun and badge pending a department probe. That review will surely focus on the 22-year-old Pogan's sworn account of the takedown, which led to Manhattan prosecutors filing three misdemeanor charges against the 29-year-old Long, who was participating in a monthly bike ride organized by transportation activists. n the Criminal Court complaint filed against Long (who spent 26 hours in jail after his arrest Friday night), Pogan offered a fantastical version of the incident. Pogan claimed that Long drove his bicycle directly into him, knocking the cop to the ground and causing "lacerations on deponent's forearm." The video, of course, shows Pogan delivering a blow that would have made former Oakland Raider Jack Tatum proud. The trumped up charges are at "The Smoking Gun": http://snipurl.com/3abyk [www_thesmokinggun_com]
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.
Little Johnny has been bringing his drawings home from kindergarten everyday since he started a month ago. Each day his mother admires the pictures and hangs them on the refrigerator. One thing starts bothering her though. Little Johnny only uses black and browns for his drawings. Fearing a problem with her young son and not wanting to make it worse, she decides to take him to a child psychologist. The psychologist delicately goes to work. He gives Johnny a battery of psychological tests. He chats with Johnny. Everything seems perfectly normal. Everyday for two weeks, the tests continue. Yet everyday, little Johnny continues to bring home drawings in only black and brown. Frustrated at not being able to get to the root of the problem and fearful that something is terrible wrong, the child psychologist decides to give little Johnny some paper and a box of crayons and observe what happens. Little Johnny opens the box of crayons and says "oh boy! A new box of crayons! At school we only have old boxes. The only ones left in mine are black and brown!"
Still available! Step By Step PC Tune-Up From the Tech Support Pits: From: Janet Re: Not printing all letters Dear Webby, Every day we see an email from someone with a problem and your helpful reply. For those who are new to Dear Webby, I'd like to say that I have been receiving my daily dose of laughter and great links and assistance from the 90's. And each time I have had a problem and written in, Dear Webby has helped me find a solution, even though my email was not printed in the newsletter. I know that I can trust the references, hints, and tips found in the newsletter. And I look forward to receiving it every day. I have it delivered to my gmail account also, so that when yahoo goes woooy I can be sure to get it. Thanks Webby, and keep up the great work. Janet Dear Janet Thanks for the kudos! I get a lot of mail and a lot of help requests. It would be impossible to print all. Usually I try to select one that is representative of the most. Here is a helpful hint from Kate: To Help the Vickster, I have found that: http://pcpitstop.com/ is a wonderful place to test your PC, and get advice step by step to fix any wrongs including viruses. I know Ive been helped many time without much stress. The forum is at: http://forums.pcpitstop.com/ and there are areas that deal directly with virus issues/if any. Kate Have FUN! DearWebby

A wealthy old man looked around the table at his two sons and five daughters and their spouses gathered for a family reunion. "Not a single grandchild," he said with a sigh. "Why, I'll give a million dollars to the first kid who presents me with a little one to bounce on my knee. Now, let's say grace." When the old man lifted his eyes again, his wife was the only other person at the table.

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A lawyer and an engineer were fishing in the Caribbean. The lawyer said, "I'm here because my house burned down, and everything I owned was destroyed by the fire. The insurance company paid for everything." "That's quite a coincidence," said the engineer. "I'm here because my house and all my belongings were destroyed by a flood, and my insurance company also paid for everything." The lawyer puzzled asked, "How do you start a flood?"

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