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Today's International Bonehead Award goes to a Man who shot and killed his partner in crime during botched robbery Details at Boneheads From the History section at the bottom: Today, in 1961 Radio listeners in New York, California, and Illinois were introduced to FM multiplex stereo broadcasting. A year later the FCC made this a standard.
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A pastor is walking down the street one day when he notices a very small boy trying to press a doorbell on a house across the street. However, the boy is very small and the doorbell is too high for him to reach. After watching the boys efforts for some time, the pastor steps smartly across the street, walks up behind the little fellow and, placing his hand kindly on the child's shoulder leans over and gives the doorbell a solid ring. Crouching down to the child's level, the pastor smiles benevolently and asks, "And now what, my little man?" To which the boy replies, "Now we run like hell!"
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The old man had died. A wonderful funeral was in progress and the country preacher talked at length of the good traits of the deceased; what an honest man he was, what a loving husband and kind father he had been. The widow, meanwhile was ever so slightly shaking her head, as she intently listened to the preacher's words. Finally, the widow leaned over and whispered to one of her children: "Erica, honey, go on up there and take a look in the coffin and see if that's your pa in there."
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Reported by Walter, the Stonecarver An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Exzadrian Oneal Jefferson, 23, Dallas, Texas Man who shot and killed his partner in crime during botched robbery Maybe we don’t need firearms to protect ourselves from criminals. That is, as long as we get more thugs like Exzadrian Oneal Jefferson who shot and killed his friend as they attempted an armed robbery on Sunday. Jefferson and his partner in crime, known only as Brightmon, were living Obama’s dream at 4:00 am in Dallas, TX. Empowered by the president’s equality push, they decided to bypass Congress and speed up the redistribution of wealth process by liberating some funds from the “haves.” This being the wee hours of the morning there weren’t too many overly privileged individuals milling about so they settled on a trio of persons drinking alcohol in a parking lot. The two modern day Robin Hoods approached the group of drinkers. Brightmon pulled out his gun and pulled the trigger. At this point, this seems less like an attempted robbery and more like an attempted murder, but who am I to argue semantics? In any case, the gun failed to fire. At this point, the three drunks bum rushed the would-be robbers and started beating the hell out of them. In the melee, Jefferson gained control of the gun, which had been miraculously restored to functioning condition. He fired off a shot, hitting his homeboy Brightmon center mass right in the chest. Brightmon would later die at the hospital, no doubt thinking that they should have spent more time on the planning stage of their big heist. Jefferson fled the scene in a panic, but after several hours of introspection, decided that maybe crime is not what he was meant to do. He thought about his four burglary convictions, his theft conviction, his marijuana possession conviction and his trespassing conviction. Then he considered how his probation was revoked on a felony robbery case and his pending felony drug and theft charges. All by the age of 23! Realizing that he shot and killed his friend in one of the worst robbery attempts ever was enough to convince Jefferson that his chosen vocation was a mistake. Later on Sunday, he walked into a Dallas police station and turned himself in where he was charged with murder. Tech Support Pits From: Jim Re: Weird characters in email A good morning Webby, A day without Webby's newsletter is not a good day. I enjoy the humor and also often in need of tech support. Two questions today on my Eudora. First, there are some emails that come to me and some of the punctuation marks don't show but may have other "stuff" instead. Example Sable CreekĂ‚ Golf Course, Inc. Ă‚ This only happens once in a while, not sure what to do about it. Might there be a setting that needs changed? Second questions, once in a while I get this screen and the Eudora is "frozen" for a short while. Jim Dear Jim That "stuff" is called Microslop, and is due to somebody sending mail from within Microsoft WORD. They use cutesy punctuation marks like the wacky left and right leaning quote marks. They show when THEY print the stuff, but any other times it coems out as Microslop. There is nothing you can do about it, except pity the dumb sloppers, whose emails appear sloppy, no matter who they write to. They COULD change a setting in their WORD, but that would require reading the instructions. Question #2 is due to a fragmented hard drive and too long access times. Use Defraggler, a cousin of CrapCleaner. The first time it will take a long time to defrag the entire drive, so let it run while you are away. Have FUN! DearWebby
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An American tourist refused to be too greatly impressed with the masterpieces at the Louvre. "We've got plenty of priceless canvasses in the United States too," he declared. "I know," said the guide. "Rembrandt painted seven hundred pictures in his lifetime, and America has over ten thousand of them."
I was killing time waiting for a friend and browsing in a souvenir shop at the mall entrance, when the man next to me struck up a conversation. Just as he was telling me that his wife was getting carried away with her shopping, a brief power shortage caused the lights to flicker overhead. "Ah," he sighed that must he her checking out now."

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Today in 
1533 Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s new queen, was crowned.
1774 The British government ordered the Port of Boston closed.
1861 The first skirmish of the U.S. Civil War took place at 
 the Fairfax Court House, Virginia.
1869 Thomas Edison received a patent for his electric 
 voting machine.
1877 U.S. troops were authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico.
1915 Germany conducted the first zeppelin air raid over England.
1921 A race riot erupted in Tulsa, OKlahoma. 85 people were killed.
1935 The Ingersoll-Waterbury Company reported that it had 
 produced 2.5 million Mickey Mouse watches during its 2-year 
 association with Disney.
1938 Baseball helmets were worn for the first time.
1939 The Douglas DC-4 made its first passenger flight 
 from Chicago to New York.
1941 The German Army completed the capture of Crete 
 as the Allied evacuation ended.
1942 The U.S. began sending Lend-Lease materials to 
 the Soviet Union.
1944 The French resistance was warned by a coded 
 message from the British that the D-Day invasion 
 was imminent.
1944 Siesta was abolished by the government of Mexico.
1954 In the Peanuts comic strip, Linus' security blanket 
 made its debut.
1958 Charles de Gaulle became the premier of France.
1961 Radio listeners in New York, California, and Illinois 
 were introduced to FM multiplex stereo broadcasting. A year 
 later the FCC made this a standard.
1963 Governor George Wallace vowed to defy an injunction 
 that ordered the integration of the University of Alabama.
1970 Zimbabwe came into existence. It was formerly known as 
1977 The Soviet Union formally charged Jewish human rights 
 activist Anatoly Shcharansky with treason. He was imprisoned 
 until 1986.
1978 The U.S. reported the finding of wiretaps in the American 
 embassy in Moscow.
1980 Cable News Network (CNN) made its debut as the first 
 all-news station.
1998 In the U.S., the FDA approved a urine-only test for 
 the AIDS virus.
1998 A $124 million suit was brought against Goodyear 
 Tire & Rubber that alleged discrimination towards blacks.
2008 The Phoenix Mars Lander became the first NASA spacecraft 
 to scoop Martian soil.
2009 General Motors filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The filing 
 made GM the largest U.S. industrial company to enter bankruptcy 
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