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Today's Bonehead Award goes to a NM burglar, who forgot to flush Details at Boneheads Today, in 1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini urged all Iranians to demonstrate on November 4 and to expand their attacks against the U.S. and Israel. On November 4, Iranian militants seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran and took 63 Americans hostage.
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Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate; now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House? --- Will Rogers (1879 - 1935) "We used to play spin the bottle when I was a kid. A girl would spin the bottle and if it pointed to you when it stopped, the girl could either kiss you or give you a dime. By the time I was 14, I owned my own home." ---- Gene Perret
The father of a teenage daughter was concerned with the amount of time she spent on the telephone; not so much for the time she wasted (he had given up on that long ago), but because nobody else could use the phone. So, as a happy solution, he had a telephone installed for her with her own private number and directory listing. Two or three days after her telephone had been installed, he came home to find her stretched out on the floor with her feet on the living room couch and chatting away on the family telephone. Her own telephone was resting silently on her dresser. "Why are you using our telephone," he yelled. "Why aren't you talking on your own telephone?" "I can't," she said, "I'm expecting an important call on my phone."
Tom was so excited about his promotion to Vice President of the company he worked for and kept bragging about it to his wife for weeks on end. Finally she couldn't take it any longer, and told him, "Listen, it means nothing, they even have a vice president of prunes at the grocery store!" "Really?" he said. Not sure if this was true or not, Tom decided to call the grocery store. A clerk answers and Tom says, "Can I please talk to the Vice President of prunes?" The clerk replied, "Dried or canned?"
A college senior took his new girlfriend to the Super Bowl. The young couple found seats in the crowded stadium and were watching the action. A substitute was put into the game, and as he was running onto the field to take his position, the boy said to his girlfriend, "Take a good look at that fellow. I expect him to be our best man next year." His girlfriend snuggled closer to him and said, "That's the strangest way I ever heard of for a fellow to propose to a girl. Regardless of how you said it, I accept!"
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD Ramon Herrera Burglar nabbed using DNA after he forgot to flush A New Mexico burglar who broke into a vacationing family's home has been nabbed with the help of DNA he left behind after downing a can of Coke and then using the toilet and failing to flush. Ramon Herrera, 33, is accused of stealing $250,000 from a home in Albuquerque in September. Police combed the scene and found a can of Coca-Cola with a note that read 'Sorry.' By then the thief had fled the scene, but cops found what was left of his soda. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the homeowners found their sliding back door smashed when they arrived home. The homeowners also discovered footprints leading out to a field and a sweatshirt stashed behind a wall near the house. Police swabbed the can of Coke and also a flashlight that had been left behind. Lucky for them, investigators didn't need to swab the sullied toilet. '(The detective) failed to collect any samples from the used toilet,' says a court filing. What they did collect, authorities say led them to Ramon. He was booked on charges of residential burglary and larceny over $20,000. Herrera has since pleaded not guilty. Considering that his DNA and fingerprints were on file, he is apparently not new at this. Tech Support Pits From: Dianne Re: What does SMTP stand for So what does SMTP stand forů its an abbreciation of some kind, rite???? Dianne Dear Dianne It stands for Simple Mail Transport Protocol and goes back to about 20 years before Windows. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Taking his seat in his chambers, the judge faced the opposing lawyers. "So," he said, "I have been presented, by both of you, with a bribe." Both lawyers squirmed uncomfortably. "You, attorney Leon, gave me $15,000. And you, attorney Campos, gave me $10,000." The judge reached into his pocket and pulled out a check. He handed it to Leon. "Now then, I'm returning $5,000, and we're going to decide this case solely on its merits!"
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After buying her kids a pet hamster, after they PROMISED they would take care of it, Mom, as usual, ended up with the responsibility. One evening, exasperated, she asked them, "How many times do you think that hamster would have died if I hadn't looked after it?" After a moment, her youngest son replied quizzically, "Once?"
The pastor's sermon focused on how God know's which of us grows best in the sunlight and which of us needs shade. "For example," he said, "roses must be planted in the sun, but fuchsias thrive in the shade." After the service, a woman, her face beaming, approached him. "Your sermon did me so much good," she said. Before he had time to gloat too much, however, she added, "I always wondered what was wrong with my fuchsias."

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Today in 
1512 Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine 
 Chapel were first exhibited to the public. They were not 
 prudified until the 1980s and 1990s.
1604 "Othello," the tragedy by William Shakespeare, was 
 first presented at Whitehall Palace in London. 
1611 "The Tempest," Shakespeare's romantic comedy, was first 
 presented at Whitehall Palace in London. 
1755 At least 60,000 people were killed in Lisbon, Portugal 
 by an earthquake, its aftershocks and the ensuing tsunami. 
1765 The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the 
 American colonies. The act was repealed in March of 1766 
 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory 
 Acts which asserted that the British government had free 
 and total legislative power of the colonies. 
1800 U.S. President John Adams became the first president 
 to live in the White House when he moved in. 
1848 The first medical school for women, founded by Samuel 
 Gregory, opened in Boston, MA. 
1856 The first photography magazine, Daguerreian Journal, 
 was published in New York City, NY. 
1864 The U.S. Post Office started selling money orders. 
 The money orders provided a safe way to payments by mail. 
1870 The U.S. Weather Bureau made its first meteorological 
 observations using 24 locations that provided reports via 
1879 Thomas Edison executed his first patent application 
 for a high-resistance carbon filament (U.S. Pat. 223,898). 
1894 Russian Emperor Alexander III died. 
1911 Italy used planes to drop bombs on the Tanguira oasis 
 in Libya. It was the first aerial bombing. 
1936 Benito Mussolini made a speech in Milan, Italy, in 
 which he described the alliance between Italy and Nazi 
 Germany as an "axis" running between Berlin and Rome. 
1940 "A Night in the Tropics" was released. It was the 
 first movie for Abbott and Costello. 
1949 In Washington, 55 people were killed when a fighter 
 plane hit an airliner. 
1950 Two Puerto Rican nationalists tried to assassinate 
 U.S. President Harry Truman. One of the men was killed 
 when they tried to force their way into Blair House in 
 Washington, DC. 
1952 The United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb 
 on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands. 
1954 Algeria began to rebel against French rule. 
1963 The USSR launched Polyot I. It was the first satellite 
 capable of maneuvering in all directions and able to 
 change its orbit. 
1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini urged all Iranians to 
 demonstrate on November 4 and to expand their attacks 
 against the U.S. and Israel. On November 4, Iranian 
 militants seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran and took 
 63 Americans hostage. 
1985 In the village of Ignacio Aldama, 22 members of a 
 Mexican anti-narcotics squad were killed by alleged drug 
1989 Tens of thousands of refugees fled to the West when 
 East Germany reopened its border with Czechoslovakia. 
1989 Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega announced the end 
 of a cease-fire with the Contra rebels. 
1998 Nicaraguan Vice President Enrique Bolanos announced 
 that between 1,000 and 1,500 people were buried in a 
 32-square mile area below the slopes of the Casita volcano 
 in northern Nicaragua by a mudslide caused by Hurricane Mitch. 
1998 Iridium inaugurated the first handheld, global satellite 
 phone and paging system.
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