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Today is Thursday, December 29

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DearWebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman stole hundreds of toys from Toys for Tots
Details at Boneheads
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______________________________________________________ Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped. --- Elbert Hubbard Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said while they were around. ---Socratex People will buy anything that is one to a customer. --- Sinclair Lewis Of course the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you-- if you don't play, you can't win. --- Robert Heinlein ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ An annoyingly self-righteous man went to the doctor for a check-up. He said, "I feel terrible. Please examine me and tell me what's wrong." "Let's begin with a few questions," said the doctor, "Do you drink much?" "Alcohol?" said the man. "I'm a teetotaler. Never touch a drop." "How about smoking?" asked the doctor. "Never," replied the man. "Tobacco is bad, and I have strong principles against it." "Well, uh." asked the doctor, "do you have much of a sex life?" "Oh, no," said the man. "Sex is sin. I'm in bed by 10:30 every night and I always have been." The doctor paused, looked at the man hard, and asked, "Well, do you have pains in your head?" "Yes," said the man. "I have terrible pains in my head." "O.K.," said the doctor. "That's your trouble. Your halo is on too tight!!" ______________________________________________________ Dad gives some advice to his son before his first real date. "Son, when you pick up your date later, make sure you have some flowers or chocolates to give her. Girls go crazy over that stuff. The more you give, the more you get! It's an exchange thing." So, the son showed up for his date with flowers. She was very flattered and pleased, and she rewarded him with a long, passionate kiss. She pressed her chest against him and rubbed her fingers through his hair,.... hoping to give him the best kiss that he had ever received. After the kiss, he turned and bolted for the door. "Oh! I'm sorry," she said. "I didn't mean to scare you away." "You didn't!" he replied. "I'll be right back. There are still TONS of flowers at the cemetery a couple of blocks south of here." ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________
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______________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Derek Edwards, 26, Iowa City, Iowa Drunk Driver arrested in festive Christmas sweater The 26-year-old Iowan’s holiday spirit appears to have sagged early Sunday after he was arrested for drunk driving. Following a minor accident, Edwards was found by cops at the wheel of his 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. Edwards, an Iowa City resident, smelled of booze, had bloodshot eyes, and impaired speech, according to a police report. A subsequent Breathalyzer test recorded his blood alcohol content at nearly three times the legal limit. As seen above, the teary Edwards was wearing a festive Christmas sweater when he posed for his mug shot. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Art Re: Flash with digital cameras Dear Webby, You sound like you rally hate flash. Other than for mug- shots of crooks and mother-in-laws, is there ANY time you would use flash, or do you simply NEVER use it? Art Dear Art! There are some exception: Falling snow, smoke, fog. If you want falling snow to show up, use flash. Spiderwebs, especially if they have some dew on them, look gorgeous with flash. The same goes for Halloween pictures. You can nicely enhance them with some smoke. The flash brings out the smoke like a fairly bright ghost. The closer to the camera, the brighter the ghost will be. Cigarette smoke blown up into the path of the flash works great! Sand storms also can be enhanced nicely with flash. However, keep in mind to NEVER shoot against a sand storm unless you have a cheap UV filter in front of the camera lens. A sandstorm will wreck the coating on the camera lens. Also, avoid shooting downwind. If possible shoot at a right angle to the storm and use the anti-red-eye pre-flash. Have FUN! DearWebby
The flowers joke of course reminds me of this one: That of course reminds me of this one: A man and a woman walk into a very posh Rodeo Drive furrier. "Show the lady your finest mink!" the fellow exclaims. So the owner of the shop goes in back and comes out with an absolutely gorgeous full-length coat. As the lady tries it on, the furrier goes up to the guy and discreetly whispers, "Ah, sir, that particular fur goes for $65,000." "No problem! I'll write you a check!" "Very good, sir," says the shop owner. "Today is Saturday. You may come by on Monday to pick it up, after the check has cleared." So the man and the woman leave. On Monday, the fellow returns. The store owner is outraged: "How dare you show your face in here?! There wasn't a single penny in your checking account!!" "I just had to come by," grinned the guy, "to thank you for the most wonderful weekend of my life!"
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Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Storing Holiday Decorations Whenever I store something I always mark the contents on the outside of the box with a large permanent markers. For Christmas decorations I also tape a piece of wrapping paper to each box so I can clearly see which boxes contain Christmas items the following year. By Robin
To Be or Not to Be - special guest
____________________________________________________ A minister was asked to inform a man with a heart condition that he had just inherited a million dollars. Everyone was afraid the shock would give him a heart attack. So the minister went to the man's house and said, "Joe, what would you do if you inherited a million dollars?" And Joe said, "Well, pastor, I think I would give half of it to the church." At which the pastor fell over dead. ____________________________________________________
Our beautiful planet earth.
While downtown at a government office, a voice on the office loudspeaker announced: "We will be testing the speaker system to make sure it will work properly in case of emergency." My confidence in this safety precaution faded when the voice added: "If you are unable to hear this announcement, please contact Building Maintenance." At that point all the workers, who were not on the phone already, picked up a phone and started complaining to Building Maintenance.
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Today on December 29
1170 St. Thomas à Becket, the 40th archbishop of Canterbury,
was murdered in his own cathedral by four knights acting on
Henry II's orders. 

1812 The USS Constitution won a battle with the British ship
HMS Java about 30 miles off the coast of Brazil. Before
Commodore William Bainbridge ordered the sinking of the Java
he had her wheel removed to replace the one the Constitution
had lost during the battle. 

1813 The British burned Buffalo, NY, during the War of 1812. 

1837 Canadian militiamen destroyed the Caroline, a U.S.
steamboat docked at Buffalo, NY. 

1848 U.S. President James Polk turned on the first gas light
at the White House. 

1851 The first American YMCA was organized, in Boston, MA. 

1860 The HMS Warrior, Britain's first seagoing iron-hulled
warship, was launched. 

1890 The U.S. Seventh Cavalry massacred over 400 men, women
and children at Wounded Knee Creek, SD. This was the last
major conflict between Indians and U.S. troops. 

1895 The Jameson Raid from Mafikeng into Transvaal, which
attempted to overthrow Kruger's Boer government, started. 

1911 Sun Yat-sen became the first president of a republican
China. 

1913 "The Unwelcome Throne" was released by Selig’s Polyscope
Company. This was a moving picture and the first serial
motion picture. 

1934 The first regular-season college basketball game was
played at Madison Square Garden in New York City. New York
University defeated Notre Dame 25-18. 

1934 Japan renounced the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 and
the London Naval Treaty of 1930. 

1940 During World War II, Germany began dropping incendiary
bombs on London. 

1945 The mystery voice of Mr. Hush was heard for the first
time on the radio show, "Truth or Consequences", hosted by
Ralph Edwards. 

1945 Sheb Wooley recorded the first commercial record made in
Nashville, TN. 

1949 KC2XAK of Bridgeport, Connecticut became the first
ultrahigh frequency (UHF) television station to begin
operating on a regular daily schedule. 

1952 The first transistorized hearing aid was offered for
sale by Sonotone Corporation. 

1975 A bomb exploded in the main terminal of New York's
LaGuardia Airport. 11 people were killed. 

1985 Phil Donahue and a Soviet radio commentator hosted the
"Citizens’ Summit" via satellite TV. 

1986 The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, FL, reopened for
business after eighteen years and $47 million expended on
restoration. 

1989 Following Hong Kong's decision to forcibly repatriate
some Vietnamese refugees, thousands of Vietnamese 'boat
people' battled with riot police. 

1989 Vaclav Havel was elected president of Czechoslovakia by
the country's Federal Assembly. He was the first non-
Communist to hold the position in more than four decades. 

1996 The Guatemalan government and leaders of the leftist
Guatemalan National Revolutionary Union signed a peace accord
in Guatemala City, ending a civil war that had lasted 36
years. 

1997 Hong Kong began killing 1.25 million chickens, the
entire population, for fear of the spread of 'bird flu.' 

1998 Khmer Rouge leaders apologized for the 1970s genocide in
Cambodia that claimed 1 million lives. 

2016  smiled.


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