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______________________________________________________ Today's Bonehead Award goes to a Florida gang member had an invalid excuse for fleeing a police officer Details at Boneheads Today, September 8, 1565 A Spanish expedition established the first permanent European settlement in North America at present-day St. Augustine, FL. 1930 The cartoon "Blondie" made its first appearance in the comic strips. More of what happened on this day in history at History ______________________________________________________ Golfers who claim they don't cheat also lie. "We love because it's the only true adventure." --- Nikki Giovanni The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. --- Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975) With the exception of politicians, liberals will become conservatives as soon as they get a steady job and a house. --- Socratex In order to succeed beyond your wildest expectations, first you need some wild expectations. --- Socratex ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ 's teacher was lecturing on map reading. After explaining about latitude, longitude, degrees and minutes, the teacher asked, "Suppose I asked you to meet me for lunch at 23 degrees, 4 minutes north latitude and 45 degrees, 15 minutes west longitude?" After a few seconds silence, said: "I guess you'd be eating alone, I can't swim that far." (That is way out in the Atlantic, 45 degrees West of Greenwich, England) ______________________________________________________ I figured that at age seven it was inevitable for my son to begin having doubts about Santa Claus. Sure enough, one day he said, "Dad, I know something about Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy." Taking a deep breath, I asked him, "What is that?" He replied, "They're all nocturnal." ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Carole for this picture of her Corn Spider: This was my beautiful corn spider. Her black was like velvet and the yellow was so bright. I fed her grasshoppers and she really got big. Then she left. Carole ______________________________________________________ In the beginning, God created earth and rested. Then God created man and rested. Then God created woman. Since then, neither God nor man has rested. ______________________________________________________
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Taurus Jabriel Brown 19, Clearwater, Floriduh
Invalid excuse ever for fleeing a police officer A wonderfully quotable Florida gang member who tried to run from a cop after being found with marijuana explained that, “I don’t like white people touching me, white people do weird stuff.” Officer Joseph May was at a Clearwater gas station early Tuesday morning when he was approached by Taurus Jabriel Brown, whom the cop recognized as “a gang member from the community I work in,” according to a police report. Brown, 19, told May that he “would like to be a police officer one day.” The teen then shook hands with the cop, who noticed a marijuana blunt tucked behind Brown’s ear. “Is this weed?” May asked. “How stupid are you?” After being asked to place his hands behind his back, Brown reportedly “tensed, pulled away, and attempted to run out of the front door.” He did not get far, thanks to a takedown move executed by the Clearwater Police Department patrolman. “Damn, man, all this for weed. Wow, bro, you must want to make an arrest,” said Brown, who added, “I’ll plead guilty, I’ll go to court and plead guilty, please don’t take me to jail. Can you tell the judge I plead guilty?” When Officer May asked Brown why he tried to flee, the teen replied, “I don’t like white people touching me, white people do weird stuff.” Asked by May to further expound on his thoughts, Brown said, “Nah, I’m playing. I let you catch me.” But he then added, “White people are weird as fuck, doe.” Brown, pictured above, was charged with pot possession and obstruction, both misdemeanors. He remains locked up in the county jail on $300 bond.
______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Gwenda Re: Linux on a stick Dear Webby, I have heard about Linux on a stick. Is that something real or just a phrase? Where can I get one? Gwenda Dear Gwenda Anybody who has a linux system can make a "Live CD" for you, to try out their flavor of Linux. Nowadays they can even use a thumb-drive or camera chip for that. A "Live CD", whether it is on a CD, DVD, Thumb-Drive or camera chip lets you boot up into Linux and run Linux without uninstalling Windows. It just temporarioly nudges it over a bit. Naturally, with the Operating System on a thumb drive or camera chip, things are a bit slower, than if Linux was installed on the hard drive. However, it does give you a nearly complete look and feel of that particular flavor of Linux. Then you get a stick from some other friend or neighbor with a different flavor of Linux. Try not to get those people together. They tend to get right religious about the advantages of their chosen flavor. Once you have chosen one flavor, that you like, for example Ubuntu, which is very popular for home and small to medium offices, you can tell it to do a full installation onto the hard drive. It will nudge Windows over a bit, make a new partition and put the Linux operating system on that. Don't worry, it is not going to ask you any weird questions. It is all done for you. After that you still get the dual-boot choice on start-up, selecting whether to run in Windows or in Linux. Some people also use Linux sticks when they go traveling. They stick that into a motel courtesy computer, reboot, and are in their familiar Linux desktop, without any of the restrictions the motel put onto the motel's Windows. A standard 4 GB camera chip is plenty for Linux plus a lot of space left over for pictures. Linux typically takes a bit less than 2 GB. Have FUN! DearWebby _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ One day the first grade teacher was reading the story of Chicken Little to her class. She came to the part of the story where Chicken Little tried to warn the farmer. She read, ".... and so Chicken Little went up to the farmer and said, "The sky is falling, the sky is falling!" The teacher paused then asked the class, "And what do you think that farmer said?" One little girl raised her hand and said, "I think he said: 'Holy Cow! A talking chicken!'" The teacher was unable to teach for the next 10 minutes. ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Nail File to Prevent Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive stress injuries, such as carpal tunnel or flexor tendonitis, can disable workers. As a RN, 12 hours of opening individually packaged pills caused my flexor tendonitis. I finally figured out that a steel nail file could open that packaging without twisting or prying. That file is pointed but not sharp. It easily tears into the packs without being a sharps hazard. It's as washable as my hands. It is even faster than the old way. It should be equally useful in other jobs requiring opening mail, cardboard boxes, etc. You can also take it places you can't take a pocket knife. If I had been a little brighter, I could have figured this out before I got flexor tendonitis injuries. Protect your livelihood. Your ability to work is your most valuable asset. If your job requires frequent and repetitive motions, think it through! By george burnett [2] ______________________________________________________
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Today, Sept 8, in
1565 A Spanish expedition established the first permanent 
 European settlement in North America at present-day 
 St. Augustine, FL. 
1664 The Dutch surrendered New Amsterdam to the British, 
 who then renamed it New York. 
1866 The first recorded birth of sextuplets took place in 
 Chicago, IL. The parents were James and Jennie Bushnell. 
1892 An early version of "The Pledge of Allegiance" 
 appeared in "The Youth's Companion." 
1893 In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 was passed by 
 the Legislative Council. It was consented by the governor 
 on September 19 giving women in New Zealand the right to vote. 
1935 U.S. Senator Huey P. Long, "The Kingfish" of Louisiana 
 politics, was shot and mortally wounded. He died two days later. 
1945 In Washington, DC, a bus equipped with a two-way radio 
 was put into service for the first time. 
1951 A peace treaty with Japan was signed by 48 other nations 
 in San Francisco, CA. 
1952 The Ernest Hemingway novel "The Old Man and the Sea" was 
1960 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, 
 was dedicated by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The 
 facility had been activated in July earlier that year. 
1966 NBC-TV aired the first episode of "Star Trek" entitled 
 "The Man Trap". The show was canceled on September 2, 1969. 
1973 Hank Aaron hit his 709th home run. 
1974 U.S. President Ford granted an unconditional pardon to 
 former U.S. President Nixon. 
1975 In Boston, MA, public schools began their court-ordered 
 citywide busing program amid scattered incidents of violence. 
1997 America Online acquired CompuServe. 
1999 Russia's Mission Control switched off the Mir space 
 station's central computer and other systems to save energy 
 during a planned six months of unmanned flights. 
2015  smiled.

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