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______________________________________________________ Today's Bonehead Award goes to a SC teen caught stealing bondage gear Details at Boneheads Today, September 7, 1812 Napoleon defeated the Russian army of Alexander I at the battle of Borodino. 1930 The cartoon "Blondie" made its first appearance in the comic strips. More of what happened on this day in history at History ______________________________________________________ Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. --- Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ John's barn burned down and his wife, Sandy, called the insurance company. Sandy spoke to the insurance agent and said, "We had that barn insured for twohundred and fifty thousand, and I want my money." The agent replied, "Whoa there, just a minute. Insurance doesn't work quite like that. An independent adjuster will assess the value of what was insured, and then we'll provide you with a new barn of similar worth." There was a long pause, and then Sandy replied, "If that's how it works, cancel the life insurance policy on my husband RIGHT NOW!!" ______________________________________________________ At a dinner party, one of the guests, an obnoxiously loud young man, tried to make clever remarks about everyone and everything. He was served a piece of meat, and as he picked it up with his fork, he held it up and smirked: "Is this pig?" Another guest, sitting opposite, asked quietly: "Which end of the fork are you referring to?" ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Lillemor for this picture: Showing its beauty in Pismo Beach CA today. ~~ Lillemor ______________________________________________________ Yesterday was Bill's graduation. And as he walked across the stage, the Dean handed his diploma to him, nicely rolled up and tied with a ribbon. Once she handed it to him, he could finally tell that [censored] what he REALLY thought about her. So he leaned across her podium and looked her straight in the eye. "Hey [censored]" he said. "You're so darn ugly, you could practice birth control just by leaving the lights on!" And then he walked off the stage, and went home. Bill felt just as good as he had imagined it would for the last four years. Today, he unwrapped his diploma, framed it, and hung it in the living room, where it proudly exclaims to the world: "In order to receive your diploma, please present this certificate to the Dean of your college after final grades have been posted!" ______________________________________________________
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Tayler Aughtman, 19, Chesnee, SC
SC Teen Allegedly Steals Bondage Gear A teen in Spartenburg, S.C, might be tied up in court after being accused of stealing bondage gear. A Spencer's Gift Store employee saw Tayler Aughtman, 19, of Chesnee “approach the bondage section and put something in her purse” on Tuesday, according to The Smoking Gun. The purloined item was a Fantasy Bed Stretcher, a $39,99 restraint device that turns any bed into a rack suitable for a dungeon. The employee detained Aughtman and called police. The report doesn't mention whether the employee used any of the restraint devices sold in the bondage section to keep the suspect from fleeing. According to the police report, Aughtman told police she'd also stolen $84 of panties from a nearby Victoria's Secret. Because she'd been a naughty, naughty girl, the officer took Aughtman to the lingerie store to return the stolen underwear. She was taken to the Spartanburg County Jail and booked on two counts of shoplifting for less than $2,000 and released early Wednesday morning, according to jail records.
______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Nancy Re: What is Ubuntu? Dear Webby, I have heard the name Ubuntu before, but never any explanation of what it is. Is that some African version of Windows? Nancy Dear Nancy Ubuntu is a popular flavor of Linux. Linux is a version of the UNIX server language but made for PC. Linux is about half way between UNIX and Windows. Unlike Windows, with Linux you have a choice of many "flavors". If you don't like one flavor, or if a friend recommends a different one, you can switch without any hassle. Some Linux users get right religious about their chosen version and can argue at great length why that version is better. Most, though, just pick a version and use it for getting their work done. Industry and commerce usually use Linux. Pretty well all the Point-Of-Sale machines in stores are on Linux or on XP. Ubuntu is ideal for home and small office use. On my servers, where there are at times over a thousand visitors (users) at the same time, I use CentOS. In between there are probably hundreds of different flavors of Linux. If you want to switch to Linux, first find a nearby penguin, as Linux users are usually referred to, and ask for recommendations. Also ask if she or he would be willing to coach you a bit. Many penguins are almost as eager to coach you as Jehova Witnesses are to teach you. Usually they will give you a CD or Thumb Drive or camera chip with the Linux Operating System on it. Those are called "Live CD". You can stick that into your machine, and boot up with it. Then you are running Linux. No need to get rid of Windows. That way you can try different flavors of Linux before you settle on any one of them. Once you have decided, then you can install it on your hard drive. Many people leave their machine as a Dual-Boot, where they can choose at boot-up whether they are going to run Linux or Windows. Once they are comfortable with Linux and have transferred all worthwhile files to the Linux partition, or with their next machine, then they make that a single boot Linux machine. Have FUN! DearWebby _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ Two cowboys were waiting in their fort for the Indians to attack. They listened to the distant pounding war drums. One cowboy muttered to the other, "I don't like the sound of them drums." Just then, a distant voice came over the hill, "It's not our usual drummer!" ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Cat Litter to Deodorize Stinky Sneakers Pour some cat litter, scented or unscented, into a pair of heavy socks or sock slippers and close it with a rubber band. Drop the litter filled socks into the pair of shoes or sneakers. Litter was created to reduce and remove some heavy duty odors, so it's perfect for this! My daughter also had a new pair of shoes that were a little tight fitting, so we just stuffed the litter filled socks tightly into those shoes (I did spritz the inside of the shoe first, ever so slightly) and it did loosen them up to fit her better too! Just in time for school. By Donna [276] ______________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ That reminds me... An anthropologist was assigned to Borneo, where he found a guide with a canoe to take him up the river to the remote site he where he would make his collections. At noon on the second day of travel up the river they began to hear drums. "What are those drums?" asked the anthropologist, knowing he was in cannibal country. The guide turned to him and said "No worry. Drums OK, but very bad when they stop." They both went ghostly pale when the drums suddenly stopped. The guide crouched in the belly of the canoe and covered his ears. "Do as I do! Very important!" hissed the guide with great urgency. "Why? What does this mean?" asked the panicked anthropologist. In a terrified whisper the native replied: "Drums stop! Next come violin solo!" ___________________________________________________

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____________________________________________________ Grampa was telling his youngest grandson about his terrifying experience with cannibals. "There I was, lost in the middle of the jungle, surrounded by twenty hungry cannibals....." His grandson said, "But last time you told me, there were only ten hungry cannibals." And Grampa said, "Ah, but you were too young then, to know the whole horrible truth!" ____________________________________________________
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Today, Sept 7, in
1812 Napoleon defeated the Russian army of Alexander I at 
 the battle of Borodino. 
1813 The nickname "Uncle Sam" was first used as a symbolic 
 reference to the United States. The reference appeared in 
 an editorial in the New York's Troy Post. 
1822 Brazil declared its independence from Portugal. 
1880 George Ligowsky was granted a patent for his device 
 that threw clay pigeons for trapshooters. 
1888 Edith Eleanor McLean became the first baby to be 
 placed in an incubator. 
1896 A.H. Whiting won the first automobile race held on a 
 racetrack. The race was held in Cranston, RI. 
1901 The Boxer Rebellion began in China ending the Peace 
 of Beijing. 
1915 Johnny Gruelle received a patent for his Raggedy Ann 
 doll. (U.S. Patent D47789) 
1927 Philo T. Farnsworth succeeded in transmitting an image 
 through purely electronic means by using an image dissector. 
1930 The cartoon "Blondie" made its first appearance in the 
 comic strips. 
1940 London received its initial rain of bombs from Nazi 
 Germany during World War II. 
1942 During World War II, the Russian army counter attacked 
 the German troops outside the city of Stalingrad. 
1971 "The Beverly Hillbillies" was seen for the final time 
 on CBS-TV. 
1977 The Panama Canal treaties were signed by U.S. President 
 Carter and General Omar Torrijos Herrera. The treaties 
 called for the U.S. to turn over control of the canal's 
 waterway to Panama in the year 2000. 
1983 In Ireland, voters approved a constitutional ammendment 
 that banned abortion. 
1986 President Augusto Pinochet survived an assassination 
 attempt made by guerrillas. 
1986 Desmond Tutu was the first black to be installed to 
 lead the Anglican Church in southern Africa. 
1987 Erich Honecker became the first East German head of 
 state to visit West Germany. 
1989 Legislation was approved by the U.S. Senate that 
 prohibited discrimination against the handicapped in 
 employment, public accommodations, transportation and 
1999 Viacom Inc. announced that it had plans to buy CBS Corp. 
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