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Today's International Bonehead Award goes to a Robber, who attempted to hold up boxing champion clerk, got clobbered Details at Boneheads Today, in 1855 Isaac Singer patented the sewing machine motor.
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A programmer, an accountant and a lawyer are all standing around at a party discussing if it's better to have a wife or a girlfriend. The accountant says, "A girlfriend! No commitments, no hassles. When you get tired, you just move on." The lawyer says, "One needs a wife. That way you have a representative; an extension of yourself at important gatherings with influential people". The programmer says, "You're both wrong. You need a wife and a girlfriend. That way the wife thinks you're with the girlfriend; the girlfriend thinks you're with the wife and all the while you're at the office being creative!"
The gynecologist complimented the young woman on his examination table. "Go home and tell your husband to prepare for a baby." "But I don't have a husband," the girl replied. "Then, go home and tell your lover." "But I don't have a lover. I've never had a lover!" "In that case," the doctor sighed, "go home and tell your mother to prepare for the second coming of Christ."
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Richard Thompson, 32, of Stamford, Connecticut Reported by Moe Robber Attempts To Hold Up Boxing Champion Clerk,gets clobbered Police say Leverett Johnson walked into this 7-Eleven store on the Pitt campus looking to rob it. Clerk Eric Sydnor was on duty in the store when Johnson confronted him. Sydnor told KDKA’s Ross Guidotti, “It’s like one of those things where it was a blur what exactly was going on.” Sydnor says Johnson pointed the pistol at him demanding money, but apparently had no idea who he was dealing with. That’s because Sydnor is a Golden Gloves champion with hard hands. “I won the Golden Gloves once, and made it to the finals three times.” When asked how he handled Johnson, Sydnor said, “He got slammed.” Syndors trainer Jose Caraballo says Johnson, “picked the wrong guy and store to walk into that night.” But, the young boxer didn’t come out of the fight unscathed. Johnson allegedly bit Sydnor’s hands. Sydnor says he’ll be fine and ready for the U.S. Olympic Boxing team trials. Sydnor says he’s no hero, and his ring and game skill matter less than what’s in his heart. “The fact that I’m a boxer had nothing to do with anything. It’s just what’s right, and what’s wrong.” Johnson was still in the hospital Tuesday, recovering from the beating Sydnor administered, police said. Johnson, of Pittsburgh, has been charged with robbery, aggravated assault and criminal mischief. Online court records on Tuesday showed he faces a preliminary hearing Oct. 15 Tech Support Pits From: Jaye Re: Highlighted words and pop-ups Dear Webby, I really need some advice here...Recently all my internet pages and even on the internet web pages in all the sentences there are certain words highlighted. Even my banking has it. When I happen to get to close to the highlighted word with my cursor then an advertisement pops up...I have shut down the pop-ups to no avail. Do you have a solution for me...Thanks a million for all your past help...Which I am grateful for. Jaye Dear Jaye That's an infection. Download and run MalwareBytes. That is why I have it in the top spot on the right side. It will get rid of that infection. It is also possible, that you got some extensions installed into your Chrome. Some malware does that. Install Adblock Plus for Google Chrome. Chrome Web Store - Adblock Plus You may have Text Enhance installed. Check your add-ons/ extensions and Add/ Remove program. Open Chrome, click on the Settings icon, and navigate to Tools -> Extensions Select the Text Enhance plugin from the list of extensions, and click Uninstall. Select "Add/Remove Programs" from the Control Panel. For Windows Vista/7 users, this will be called "Programs/Features Select the Text Enhance plugin from the list of software, and click Uninstall/Remove. Also, look for codec-c. If there, disable in Chrome: tools > extensions and disable codec-c Have FUN! DearWebby
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A linguistics professor was lecturing to his class one day. "In English," he said, "a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, though, such as Russian, a double negative is still a negative. However, there is no language wherein a double positive can form a negative." A voice from the back of the room said, "Yeah, right."
There was this man who, many years ago, worked for a large business. That was his lifetime employment, but he wasn't happy there. He wanted to go in business for himself. He saved his money and finally had enough that he could quit and start his own business. About two years later, I was on vacation and was going through the town where his business was located. I stopped by for a visit. "Hey John, I heard that the first year is the hardest for a new business." "Yeah, the first year was pretty rough, but we are doing pretty good now. In fact, I'm getting to where I only have to work half a day." "Wow, that's pretty nice. Maybe I should think about going into business for myself." "Yeah, and the nicest part of it is that it doesn't matter which twelve hours you work."


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Today in 
1635 Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island, was banished 
 from Massachusetts because he had spoken out against 
 punishments for religious offenses and giving away land 
 that belonged to the Indians. Williams had founded 
 Providence, Rhode Island as a place for people to seek 
 religious freedom. 
1701 The Collegiate School of Connecticut was chartered 
 in New Haven. The name was later changed to Yale. 
1776 A group of Spanish missionaries settled in what is 
 now San Francisco, CA. 
1781 The last major battle of the American Revolutionary 
 War took place in Yorktown, VA. The American forces, 
 led by George Washington, defeated the British troops 
 under Lord Cornwallis. 
1812 During the War of 1812 American forces captured 
 two British brigs, the Detroit and the Caledonia. 
1855 Isaac Singer patented the sewing machine motor. 
1855 Joshua C. Stoddard received a patent for his calliope. 
1858 Mail service via stagecoach between San Francisco, CA, 
 and St. Louis, MO, began. 
1872 Aaron Montgomery started his mail order business with 
 the delivery of the first mail order catalog. The firm 
 later became Montgomery Wards. 
1876 Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson made their 
 longest telephone call to date. It was a distance of 
 two miles. 
1914 During WW I, German forces captured Antwerp, Belgium. 
1936 The first generator at Boulder Dam began transmitting 
 electricity to Los Angeles, CA. The name of the dam was 
 later changed to Hoover Dam. 
1946 The first electric blanket went on sale in Petersburg, VA. 
1975 Andrei Sakharov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The 
 Soviet scientist is known as the "father of the hydrogen bomb." 
1983 Helen Moss joined the Brownies at the age of 83. She became 
 the oldest person to become a member. 
1989 The official Soviet news agency Tass reported an unidentified 
 flying object. The report included a trio of tall aliens that 
 had visited the city of Voronzh. 
1994 The U.S. sent troops and warships to the Persian Gulf in 
 response to Saddam Hussein sending thousands of troops and 
 hundreds of tanks toward the Kuwaiti border. 
1995 Saboteurs tinkered with a stretch of railroad track in 
 Arizona. An Amtrak train derailed killing one and injuring 
 a hundred. 
2000 Brett Hull (Dallas Stars) scored his 611th National 
 Hockey League (NHL) goal. The goal allowed him to pass his 
 father, Bobby Hull, on the all time scoring list bringing 
 him to number 9. 
2003 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II knighted Roger Moore 
 and made Sting a CBE (Commander of the British Empire). 
2009 NASA launched the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing 
 Satellite (LCROSS). On November 13, it was announced that 
 water had been discovered in the planned impact plume on 
 the moon. 
2014  smiled.


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