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>From Dave *The danger of having sports role models for kids* *1. Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: "I wan' all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the kids to copulate me." ** ** **2. New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season: **"I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first." ** ** **3. And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skin's say: **"I'd run over my own mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders said: "To win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too." ** ** **4. Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John Jenkins: **"He treat us like mens. He let us wear earrings." ** ** **5. Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann: **"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A geniu s is a guy like Norman Einstein." ** ** **6. Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh : **"I'm going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes." ** ** **7. Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: **"You guys line up alphabetically by height." ** ** **8. Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson going to prison: **"Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton .." ** ** **9. Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he keeps a color photo of himself above his locker: **"That's so when I forget how to spell my name, I can still find my clothes." ** ** **10. Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regimen of heavyweight Andrew Golota: **"He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in the morning, regardless of what time it is." ** ** **11. Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: **"My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt. ** ** **12. Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: **"I asked him, 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said, 'Coach, I don't know and I don't care.'' ** ** **13. Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he told a player who received four F's and one D: **"Son, looks to me like you're spending too much time on one subject." ** ** **14. In the words of NC State great Charles Shackelford: **"I can go to my left or right, I am amphibious." ** ** **Ah, but they all ride to the bank in a Mercedes...*
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A kindergarten teacher was receiving birthday gifts from her pupils. The florist's son handed her a gift. She shook it, held it overhead, and said, "I bet I know what it is. Some flowers." "That's right" the boy said, "but how did you know?" "Oh, just a wild guess," she said. The next pupil was the candy shop owner's daughter. The teacher held her gift overhead, shook it, and said, "I bet I can guess what it is. A box of sweets." "That's right, but how did you know?" asked the girl. "Oh, just a wild guess," said the teacher. The next gift was from the son of the liquor store owner. The teacher held the package overhead, but it was leaking. She touched a drop of the leakage with her finger and touched it to her tongue. "Is it wine?" she asked. "No," the boy replied, with some excitement. The teacher repeated the process, taking a larger drop of the leakage to her tongue. "Is it champagne?" she asked. "No," the boy replied, with more excitement. The teacher took one more taste before declaring, "I give up, what is it?" With great glee, the boy replied, "It's a puppy-dog!"
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Nicole Maxine Passmore, 25, Myrtle Beach, SC Hooker Attacked Patron Over Lap Dance Refusal Reported by The Smoking Gun A stripper is facing an assault rap after she allegedly beat on a male customer who turned down her repeated attempts to perform a lap dance inside a South Carolina club, cops report. Nicole Maxine Passmore, 25, was busted late last night for misdemeanor assault in connection with the confrontation at Masters Gentlemen’s Club in Myrtle Beach. According to a police report, patron Ernest Kadlick, 31, told officers that he was “having a good time in the club” with friends when Passmore (seen above) approached them and repeatedly tried to “dance on him” while attempting to take money that Kadlick had placed on his table. After turning down Passmore for a third and final time, Kadlick said that the dancer, who had launched into a lap dance and acted like she was entitled to the money on the table, told him that he had a “sweet receding hairline.” In response, Kadlick declared, “Yeah, and you’re a snaggle toothed bitch!” (witch ?) According to Kadlick and several witnesses interviewed by Myrtle Beach Police Department investigators, the 5’ 6” Passmore then “got up and started striking [Kadlick] in the face…approximately 5-6 times.” Kadlick and his friends then left the club and police were called. When an officer arrived at the strip joint, they found Kadlick holding a towel full of ice against his face. A cop reported observing “a welt coming from the area of left eyebrow.” Passmore claimed that she struck Kadlick in response to being pushed by him (though there were no witnesses to corroborate that assertion). Passmore was then arrested and transported to the Myrtle Beach jail, where she was subsequently charged and released on bond. Tech Support Pits From: Fran Re: Computer keeps shutting down Dear Webby, I "inherited" this super high preformance computer from my son. It keept shutting down on him right in the middle of games and he got disgusted with it. I tried it, just here on the table before putting it under my desk, and it seems to work OK for me. Is there anything I should do before I switch it out with my old clunker? Thanks Fran Dear Fran Open up the side panel and vacuum it out. If you see any heat sinks, clean them with q-tips and windex. If you can remove the shroud over the CPU fan, clean under that too. After putting it back together, don't put that machine into a desk hutch or confined space. Insted of putting it right on the floor, set it on a couple of bricks or wooden blocks. Give it lots of air. It will probably be fine for many years, as long as you clean it out once a year and give it plenty of air. And I bet your son's new computer, if he sticks it into the same airless cubbyhole, will keep shutting down on him just like the previous one did. Have FUN! DearWebby
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The visiting church school supervisor asks little Johnny during Bible class who broke down the walls of Jericho. Little Johnny replies that he does not know, but it definitely is not him. The supervisor, taken aback by this lack of basic Bible knowledge goes to the school principal and relates the whole incident. The principal replies that he knows little Johnny and his whole family very well and can vouch for them, if little Johnny said that he did not do it, he as principal is satisfied that it is the truth. Even more appalled the inspector goes to the regional Head of Education and relates the whole story. After listening he replies: "I can't see why you are making such a big issue out of this; just get three quotes and fix the damned wall."
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Two little kids are in a hospital, lying on stretchers next to each other, outside the operating room. The first kid leans over and asks, "What are you in here for?" The second kid says, "I'm in here to get my tonsils out and I'm a little nervous." The first kid says, "You've got nothing to worry about. I had that done when I was four. They put you to sleep, and when you wake up they give you lots of Jell-O and ice cream. It's a breeze!" The second kid then asks, "What are you here for?" The first kid says, "A circumcision." The second kid says, "Whoa! I had that done when I was born. I couldn't walk for a year!"

» Automaton, 249 years ago

Today, Oct 19, in
1781 British General Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered to 
 U.S. General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia. It was 
 the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War.
1812 Napoleon Bonaparte's French forces began their retreat 
 out of Russia after a month of chasing the retreating 
 Russian army.
1914 In the U.S., government owned vehicles were first used 
 to pick up mail in Washington, DC.
1915 The U.S. recognized General Venustiano Carranza as the 
president of Mexico. The U.S. imposed embargo to all parts 
 of Mexico except where Carranza was in control.
1933 Basketball was introduced to the 1936 Olympic Games by 
 the Berlin Organization Committee.
1943 The Moscow Conference of Foreign Ministers began in 
 Russia during World War II. Delegates from the U.S.S.R., 
 Great Britain, the U.S., and China met to discuss war aims 
 and cooperation between the nations.
1944 The U.S. Navy announced that black women would be allowed 
 into WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service).
1950 The United Nations forces entered the North Korean capital 
 of Pyongyang.
1951 U.S. President Truman singed an act officially ending the 
 state of war with Germany.
1960 The United States imposed an embargo on exports to Cuba 
 covering all commodities except medical supplies and certain 
 food products.
1969 U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew referred to 
 anti-Vietnam War protesters "an effete corps of 
 impudent snobs."
1977 The Concorde made its first landing in New York City.
1983 The U.S. Senate approved a bill establishing a national 
 holiday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
1989 The U.S. Senate rejected a proposed constitutional 
 amendment that barred the desecration of the American flag.
1998 Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson got his boxing 
license back after he had lost it for biting Evander 
 Holyfield's ear during a fight.
2003 In London, magician David Blaine emerged from a clear 
 plastic box that had been suspended by a crane over the 
 banks of the Thames River. He survived only on water for 
 44 days. Blaine had entered the box on September 5.
2013  smiled

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