How do I make the Degree symbol ? 

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Today is Thursday, March 28.

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No human thing is of serious importance. --- Plato (427 BC - 347 BC) Humor is just another defense against the universe. --- Mel Brooks (1926 - ) Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons. --- Will Cuppy
Thanks to Hope for this report: It's not difficult to make a woman happy. A man only needs to be: 1. a friend 2. a companion 3. a lover 4. a brother 5. a father 6. a master 7. a chef 8. an electrician 9. a carpenter 10. a plumber 11. a mechanic 12. a decorator 13. a stylist 14. a sexologist 15. a gynecologist 16. a psychologist 17. a pest exterminator 18. a psychiatrist 19. a healer 20. a good listener 21. an organizer 22. a good father 23. very clean 24. sympathetic 25. athletic 26. warm 27. attentive 28. gallant 29. intelligent 30. funny 31. creative 32. tender 33. strong 34. understanding 35. tolerant 36. prudent 37. ambitious 38. capable 39. courageous 40. determined 41. true 42. dependable 43. passionate 44. compassionate WITHOUT FORGETTING TO: 45. give her compliments regularly 46. love shopping 47. be honest 48. be very rich 49. not stress her out 50. not look at other girls AND AT THE SAME TIME, HE MUST ALSO: 51. give her lots of attention, but expect none for himself 52. give her lots of time, especially time for herself 53. give her lots of space, never worrying about where she goes 54. give her authority, but never expect her to be responsible, because after all, it is the man's fault for giving her the authority. 55. give her the last word, no matter what the cost to his life and limb AND IT IS VERY IMPORTANT: 54. Never to forget:* birthdays, * anniversaries and * arrangements she makes with or without telling him about them. How To Make A Man Happy: 1. Show up naked 2. Fix him something to eat
Eat deserts to lose weight! Scientifically Proven. Get three free recipes just for checking it out. Eat Deserts!

Addendum to yesterday's Jedi part by Martha You Might Be A Redneck Jedi If... You got "4x4" painted on each of your X-wings. You have an older model X-wing up on blocks in your yard, right beside the (Plymouth) Fury, in which you claim, the Lord drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden Of Eden.
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Edwin Esmurria, 30, Largo, Florida Registered Child Sex Offender Jailed for molesting toddler Reported by The Weekly Vice Edwin Esmurria, a 30-year-old Florida man, was jailed Saturday after he allegedly broke into Pinellas County home and molested a 3-year-old girl. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Esmurria entered the home early Saturday morning, climbed into bed with a 3-year-old girl and then proceeded to molest the child. The girl's brother, who was sleeping in the same room, ran to his mother's room for help when he awoke to find Esmurria in the room. Investigators say the mother attacked Esmurria, and a fight ensued. When a second person entered the room and intervened, Esmurria fled the scene. Deputies tracked Esmurria down and took him into custody. Esmurria, a registered sex offender, was booked into the Pinellas County Jail and charged with sexual battery on a child under 12, and two counts of battery. Esmurria was not granted bail on the sex charge and is now awaiting trial. Esmurria was sentenced to prison time in 2007 after he was found guilty of lewd and lascivious battery on a minor aged 12-15. Tech Support Pits From: Randall Re: Degree Symbol Dear Webby, I have belonged to this group for support in all areas of our lives and we use message boards a lot in there, I have one that asked people what the weather is like in their neighborhood cause its a worldwide club. My question is this. Is there any way i can make the temperature symbol that we use here in America? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Randall Dear Randall I use ALT 167 to get the degree symbol: You do need a numeric key pad for that, like you got on a regular keyboard. If you don't have a numeric keypad, copy it from here, or from the page I made ages ago for that at If you have the desktop Post-It-Notes, you can put often used characters onto one like this: etc., Then you can just copy them from there whenever you need one of them. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Daily tip from Ammonia To Whiten Clothes I found a way to whiten and brighten my clothes without bleach or Oxyclean, which I am allergic to. I take a bucket of approximately 1/2 gallon of very warm to hot water and 1 cup of lemon ammonia. I start with my lightest color or white garment that has turned dingy or gray and put it in the bucket. I swirl it all around with a stick. I take it out, wring it out and throw it in the washer. Then I go to the next lightest garment. If I should run low on this mixture, I just add another 1/2 gallon of very warm water and another cup of lemon ammonia then load the washer with the other clothes. If there's any solution left, I just dump it in the washer and start the load in the usual manner. On occasion, I put a cup of white vinegar in the rinse water. I've never had my clothes smell like ammonia and the ammonia is much gentler on the fabric then bleach. Source: I noticed my cleaning rags would come out cleaner when I use ammonia so I gave it a try. By Babbie from Lemon Grove, CA WARNING: Never use bleach if you use ammonia! If you mix ammonia nad bleach, you create poison gas! Don't allow any experiments involving ammonia or bleach! DearWebby Check out ThriftyFun's Blog at
If you are paying for your own hot water, this is for you! Solar Water Heat This is not some wacky scam, that claims to make all of your hot water all of the time, but a simple pre-heater, like I have been recommending since the 70's. When there is sunshine, you pre-heat the cold water with the sun, and use the electrical or gas heater to just top it off a bit to get the precise temperature, that you are used to. The bulk of the heating is done by the sun. I used that system even in the Yukon. It works. You don't need any fancy space age or hard to find components. For the glazing you can even use clear corrugated acrylic, plexi-glass, or old windiows. The glazing is never touched by the water, it just holds off the wind and acts like a flat mini-hot-house for the pipe and outer tank. Very fast payback for Solar Water Heat!

"Dear Lord," the minister began, with arms extended toward heaven and a rapturous look on his upturned face. "Without you, we are but dust." He would have continued but at that moment my very obedient daughter (who was listening!) leaned over to me and asked quite audibly in her shrill little girl voice that all others could hear, "Mom, what is butt dust?"
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One night at the dinner table, the wife commented, "When we were first married, you took the small piece of steak and gave me the larger. Now you take the large one and leave me the smaller; You don't love me any more..." "Nonsense, darling," replied the husband, "you just cook better now."
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Today, March 28, in
1738 English parliament declares war on Spain (War of 
  Jenkin's Ear) 
1774 Britain passed the Coercive Act against Massachusetts.
1797 Nathaniel Briggs patented a washing machine.
1834 The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Jackson for 
  the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the 
  United States.
1854 The Crimean War began with Britain and France declaring 
  war on Russia.
1865 Outdoor advertising legislation was enacted in New York. 
  The law banned "painting on stones, rocks and trees."
1885 The Salvation Army was officially organized in the U.S.
1898 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a child born in the 
  U.S. to Chinese immigrants was a U.S. citizen. This meant 
  that they could not be deported under the Chinese Exclusion
1905 The U.S. took full control over Dominican revenues.
1908 Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting 
  a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal 
1910 The first seaplane took off from water at Martinques, France. 
1933 In Germany, the Nazis ordered a ban on all Jews in 
  businesses, professions and schools.
1938 In Italy, psychiatrists demonstrated the use of electric-shock 
  therapy for treatment of certain mental illnesses.
1939 The Spanish Civil War ended as Madrid fell to Francisco Franco.
1941 The Italian fleet was defeated by the British at the Battle 
  of Matapan.
1945 Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets
1979 A major accident occurred at Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island 
  nuclear power plant. A nuclear power reactor overheated and 
  suffered a partial meltdown.
1986 The U.S. Senate passed $100 million aid package for the 
   Nicaraguan contras.
1986 More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties 
  played "We are the World" simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
1990 In Britain, a joint Anglo-U.S. "sting" operation ended 
  with the seizure of 40 capacitors, which can be used in the 
  trigger mechanism of a nuclear weapon.
2010 China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. signed a deal to 
  buy Ford Motor Co.'s Volvo car unit.
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