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______________________________________________________ Today's Bonehead Award goes to an Alaskan man who raped 2-year-old, killed elderly couple gets 359 years in prison Details at Boneheads Today, September 10, 1813 The first defeat of British naval squadron occurred in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. The leader of the U.S. fleet sent the famous message "We have met the enemy, and they are ours" to U.S. General William Henry Harrison. More of what happened on this day in history at History ______________________________________________________ "Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not." --- Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) "When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong." --- Richard Buckminster Fuller ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ An elderly couple had just learned how to send text messages on their cell phones. The wife was a romantic type and the husband was more of a no-nonsense guy. One afternoon the wife went out to meet a friend for coffee. She decided to send her husband a romantic text message and she wrote: "If you are sleeping, send me your dreams. If you are laughing, send me your smile. If you are eating, send me a bite. If you are drinking, send me a sip. If you are crying, send me your tears. I love you." The husband texted back to her: "I'm on the toilet. Please advise." ______________________________________________________ Doctor: "Have you ever been troubled by appendicitis?" Patient: "Only when I've tried to spell it." ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ One day Father Boudreaux and Father Thibodeaux wus fishin on da side of da road. So as not a make it obvius that they were fishing, they hung a big religious poster over a highway sign. Actually it was da back offa Madonna poster and dey had hand lettered on it: "The End is Near! Turn yurself 'Round now afore it's too late!" Well, dis one car dat passed didn't appreciate the sign an da driver wus shouting at dem and hollerin "Go to hell, you religious nuts!" Den all of a sudden dey heard a big splash, an dey looked at each other, an Fr. Boudreaux said ..... "Ya tink it's maybbie bad luck ta hang your nekkid Madonna poster onn da 'Bridge Out' sign?" ______________________________________________________
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jerry Active, 27, Togiak, Alaska
Alaskan man who raped 2-year-old, killed elderly couple gets 359 years in prison An Alaska man convicted of raping a 2-year-old girl and killing her great-grandparents was sentenced Friday to 359 years in prison for the repulsive crimes. Jerry Active was unremorseful as a judge handed down the punishment for the horrific 2013 attack on the Mountain View family, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. "I'll stand by my innocence until the end," Active said in the Anchorage courtroom, blaming his guilty verdict on a white jury, according to KTUU 2. The monster was found guilty in April of beating to death 71-year-old Touch Chea and his 73-year-old wife Sorn Sreap after raping Sreap and her 2-year-old great-granddaughter, police said. He also sexually assaulted a 90-year-old woman, who died in June. The sickening attack had shaken investigators for its brutality. Seasoned detectives had called the crimes the "worst thing they had ever seen in their lives," police department spokeswoman Anita Shell said at the time. The Togiak, Alaska, man entered the doomed family's home at random in May 2013. He was found guilty on 10 felony counts, including first-degree murder, multiple counts of sexual assault, sexually abusing a minor and robbery. Active, who was 24 at the time of the killing, had been released early from prison just hours before the attacks, according to state officials. He was set free on probation after serving part of a seven-year sentence for pleading guilty to breaking into an Alaska home in 2009 and sexually assaulting a child and other residents. "Mr. Active's actions will remain a scar on the community," Anchorage Superior Court Judge Philip Volland said, according to the Alaska Dispatch News. "These murders were senseless, brutal, bloody and bloodthirsty."
______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Elise Re: How many Fonts are too many for Windows 7? Dear Webby, My Windows is gertting really slow whenever I do any word processing. Is it a case of too many fonts? Elise Dear too many fonts can slow down your computer when you use applications such as word processors and spreadsheets that use the fonts managed by Windows 7. These performance slowdowns can take the form of applications taking a long time to load, making the font drop down menu of an application almost impossible to use, and too much memory being used up by your computer to manage all of those fonts. There are no hard and fast rules that determine how many fonts is too many; it depends on how many fonts you have installed in Windows 7, how much memory you have in your PC, and the type of processor you have. Dealing with too many fonts means deleting those that you donít need. When you do, you will also notice that it is easier to find the font you want because you wonít have to wade through hundreds of fonts. One of the problems is that many programs install a bunch of their own favorite fonts. That would not be a problem, if you didn't already have a hundred, or a few hundred fonts, that you have collected over the years. Unless you have 64 GB of RAM, dump all the ones, that you are not really using. It's not a kids bragging world about who has more fonts, but who has a more responsive machine. Have FUN! DearWebby _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ A customer moves away from a bank window, counts his change, and then goes back and says to the cashier, "Hey, you gave me the wrong change!" "Sir, you stepped away from the counter," said the cashier. "We don't make corrections after you leave. There's nothing I can do about it now. That's the policy of this bank." "Well, ok," answered the customer. "Just thought you'd like to know that you gave me an extra hundred dollar bill. Bye." ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Use Pantyhose to Catch Washing Machine Lint A washing machine repairman told me to put a pantyhose leg on the pipe that drains into our slop sink. I was surprised to see how much lint it caught. All that lint would eventually clog our drain, and plumbers are expensive! I also have a mesh filter in the drain itself. I use the good leg from a ripped pair of pantyhose. I also go to garage sales and buy pantyhose for a good price, so I always have some on hand. Source: Washing machine repairman By Judy Pariser S. [28] ______________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Scientists were excited this week at having isolated a brief sound which occurred immediately before the Big Bang. Apparently, that sound was "OOOPS!." ___________________________________________________

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____________________________________________________ A husband and wife were at a party chatting with some friends when the subject of marriage counseling came up. "Oh, we'll never need that. My husband and I have a great relationship," the wife explained. "He was a communications major in college and I majored in theater arts. He communicates real well and I just act like I'm listening." ____________________________________________________
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Today, Sept 10, in
1608 John Smith was elected president of the Jamestown, 
 VA colony council. 
1813 The first defeat of British naval squadron occurred in 
 the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. The leader 
 of the U.S. fleet sent the famous message "We have met 
 the enemy, and they are ours" to U.S. General William 
 Henry Harrison. 
1845 King Willem II opened Amsterdam Stock exchange. 
1846 Elias Howe received a patent for his sewing machine. 
1847 The first theater opened in Hawaii. 
1862 Rabbi Jacob Frankel became the first Jewish Army 
1897 British police arrested George Smith for drunken 
 driving. It was the first DWI. 
1899 A second quake in seven days hit Yakutat Bay, AK. 
 It measured 8.6. 
1913 The Lincoln Highway opened. It was the first paved 
 coast-to-coast highway in the U.S. 
1919 New York City welcomed home 25,000 soldiers and 
 General John J. Pershing who had served in the First 
 Division during World War I. 
1919 Austria and the Allies signed the Treaty of 
 St.-Germain-en-Laye. Austria recognized the independence 
 of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. 
1921 The Ayus Autobahn in Germany opened near Berlin. 
 The road is known for its nonexistent speed limit. 
1923 The Irish Free state joined the League of Nations. 
1926 Germany joined the League of Nations. 
1935 "Popeye" was heard on NBC radio for the first time. 
1939 Canada declared war on Germany. 
1940 In Britain, Buckingham Palace was hit by German bomb. 
1942 U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt mandated gasoline 
 rationing as part of the U.S. wartime effort. 
1943 German forces began their occupation of Rome during 
 World War II. 
1948 Mildred "Axis Sally" Gillars was indicted for treason 
 in Washington, DC. Gillars was a Nazi radio propagandist 
 during World War II. She was convicted and spent 12 years 
 in prison. 
1951 Britain began an economic boycott of Iran. 
1953 Swanson began selling its first "TV dinner." 
1955 "Gunsmoke" premiered on CBS. 
1956 Great Britain performed a nuclear test at Maralinga, 
1963 Twenty black students entered public schools in Alabama 
 at the end of a standoff between federal authorities and 
 Alabama governor George C. Wallace. 
1977 "Mickey Finn" appeared in the comic pages for the last time. 
1979 U.S. President Carter granted clemency to four Puerto 
 Rican nationalists who had been imprisoned for an attack on the 
 U.S. House of Representatives in 1954 and an attempted 
 assassination of U.S. President Truman in 1950. 
1989 Hungary gave permission to thousands of East German 
 refugees and visitors to immigrate to West Germany. 
1990 Iran agreed to resume full diplomatic ties with past 
 enemy Iraq. 
1990 Iraq's Saddam Hussein offered free oil to developing nations 
 in an attempt to win their support during the Gulf War Crisis. 
1998 U.S. President Clinton met with members of his Cabinet to 
 apologize, ask forgiveness and promise to improve as a person 
 in the wake of the scandal involving Monica Lewinsky. 
1999 A bronze sculpture of a war horse just over 24 feet high was 
 dedicated in Milan, Italy. 
2002 Florida tested its new elections system. The test resulted 
 in polling stations opening late and problems occurred with the 
 touch screen voting machines. 
2002 The "September 11: Bearing Witness to History" exhibit opened 
 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. 
2002 Switzerland became the 190th member of the United Nations.
2015  smiled.

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