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Today is Tuesday, March 14
Todays Bonehead Award:
Sweating dope mule arrested in Marathon, Florida
Details at Boneheads
Today, March 14 in
1489 Catherine Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus, sold her kingdom
to Venice. She was the last of the Lusignan dynasty.
See More of what happened on this day in history.
Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.
--- Alfred E. Newman
Conscience is what makes a boy tell his mother
before his sister does.
--- Evan Esar (1899 - 1995)
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Two church members were going door to door,
and knocked on the door of a woman who was
not happy to see them. She told them in no
uncertain terms that she did not want to hear
their message and slammed the door in their
faces. To her surprise, however, the door did
not close and, in fact, bounced back open.
She tried again, really put her back into it,
and slammed the door again with the same result
- the door bounced back open.
Convinced these rude young people were sticking
their foot in the door, she reared back to give it a
slam that would teach them a lesson, when one of
them yelled, "Ma'am, it looks like you knocked out
your cat with the first slam. If you are going to keep
doing that, you are going to get some very expensive
Thanks to Ross for this one:
A kleptomaniac woman had been caught shoplifting in a
supermarket and had to appear in court, taking along her
long-suffering husband for marital support.
The prosecution proved that the theft had taken place so
the judge told her that, considering her record, he was
forced to impose a jail term.
"This time you stole a can of tomatoes. Let us suppose
that there were six tomatoes in the can. Do you agree?"
The woman agreed.
"Then I sentence you to six nights in jail."
The husband jumped to his feet , addressing the judge,
"Your honor, may I approach the bench?"
"Well," said his honor, this is somewhat unusual but
I will make an exception in this case. You may approach
The husband wasted no time getting there and, leaning
forward, he said in a low voice,
"She also stole a can of peas, your honor."
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD
has been earned by
Sweating dope mule arrested in Marathon, Florida
A Cape Coral man told police he was delivering drugs to
friends in Key West in exchange for a free vacation before
being pulled over for speeding in Marathon Tuesday.
Tyler Doidge, 21, was stopped just before 8 p.m. for going
almost twice the speed limit near mile marker 48, according
to the arrest report from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Matthew Cory.
Doidge told Cory he was aware of warning signs that the 35
mph limit is strictly enforced in the area and was on his
way to Key West for vacation. After Cory smelled marijuana
and told Doidge he was going to search the 2008 Buick
Lacrosse, he noted in the report Doidge began to develop
beads of sweat on his forehead.
“This is not normal behavior since the outside temperature
[was] near 75 degrees. I have a protective vest and long
pants on and I was not sweating,” Cory wrote. “Doidge was
wearing a tank top and shorts. On the same evening I
conducted three other traffic stops and none of those
drivers appeared to be sweating.”
During the search, Cory wrote he found a black backpack with
84.5 grams (about 3 ounces) of marijuana in plastic bags.
Underneath the divider between the trunk bottom and the
spare tire was a glass jar inside of which were 318 ecstasy
pills with smiley faces stamped on both sides.
Doige said his friends forgot the drugs on the mainland and
in exchange for the delivery, they’d pay for his entire
trip. He also told Cory he’d smoked some of the marijuana
before the drive.
“When asked to rate it from 1 to 10, he advised that it was
an 8,” Cory wrote of the pot’s quality. “He advised that
this cannabis was usually sold for around $200 an ounce.”
Doige was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent
to sell, possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana,
possession of 10 grams or more of phenethylamines (ecstasy),
and use of paraphernalia to transport drugs, all felonies.
He was also ticketed for speeding. Doige was transported to
the jail in Marathon without bond.
Tech Support Pits
Re: Restore Recycle bin icon
My ex klutzed around on my computer, supposedly
un-installing some of his programs, and since then the
recycle bin icon is gone. While it's easy enough to
delete stuff with the delete key, the odd time I need
to restore a mistakenly deleted file. For that I need
access to the recycle bin.
Anybody around here whom I asked, said to just
re-install Windows and that would fix it. Isn't there
a better way ?
In Windows 7 and 8
Go to Control Panel \ Personalize (or right-click on the
desktop and select Personalize), and then choose the link
for “Change Desktop Icons” on the left-hand side.
Now you can chose the icons you want back on the desktop by
checking the box next to the name:
Click the Apply button, and you should see the icon show up
on the desktop immediately.
Just to be a nuisancee, it is slightly different in W10:
First, right-click on the desktop and choose Personalize.
Now select Themes on the left-hand menu, and then once you
are there, you can select Desktop icon settings under the
“Related Settings” section.
And now you can click the checkboxes for the icons that you
You should see the icons show up as soon as you click Apply.
Cats view of God
-On the first day of creation God created the cat.
-On the second day God created man to serve the cat.
-On the third day God created all the animals of earth to
serve as potential food for the cat.
-On the fourth day God created honest toil so man could
labor for the good of the cat.
-On the fifth day God created the sparkle ball so the cat
might or might not play with it.
-On the sixth day God created veterinary science to keep
the cat healthy and man broke.
-On the seventh day God tried to rest, but he had to scoop
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Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com
Making a Popsicle Stick Toy Harmonica
By ShirleyE [143 Posts, 100 Comments]
Just 2 sticks and a bit of plastic makes this fun toy. It's
not the most tuneful of musical instruments. In fact it only
plays one squeaky little note, but for youngish children
it's a lot of fun.
3 wooden lolly/Popsicle sticks
2 small hair elastics or loom bands
small piece of cellophane
Optional sticky backed decorations
Snip a little off the end of one of the sticks.
It will probably splinter into smaller pieces, but that's
Take a small piece of cellophane packaging and cut it to fit
the length of a stick.
Lay it on top of one of the sticks.
Place a piece of the splintered wood on top of the
cellophane at each end.
Lay the last wooden stick on top.
Secure each end with an elastic band.
Decorate with sticky back jewels if you like.
Put it to your mouth and blow through the gap between the
sticks. The cellophane will vibrate and make a noise
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Joe's wife had a sex change...
Now it's Wednesday's and Saturday's
instead of Tuesday's and Friday's.
||Die Maiers Comedy Trapeze
There are several men in the locker room of a private club
Suddenly a cell phone that was on one of the benches rings.
A man picks it up and the following conversation ensues:
"Honey, It's me. Are you at the club?"
"Great! I am at the mall 2 blocks from where you are. I saw
a beautiful mink coat... It is absolutely gorgeous!!
Can I buy it?"
"What's the price?"
"Well, OK, go ahead and get it, if you like it that much..."
"Ahhh and I also stopped by the Mercedes dealership
and saw the 2017 models.
I saw one I really liked. I spoke with the salesman and he
gave me a really good price ... and since we need to
exchange the BMW that we bought last year..."
"What price did he quote you?"
"OK, but for that price I want it with all the options."
"Great! Before we hang up, something else..."
"It might look like a lot, but I was reconciling your bank
account.... and I stopped by the real estate agent this
morning and I saw the house we had looked at last year.
It's on sale!! Remember? The one with a pool, English
Garden, acre of park area, beachfront property..."
"How much are they asking?"
"Only $850,000... a magnificent price, and I see that
we have that much in the bank to cover the downpayment..."
"Well, than go ahead and buy it, but just bid $820,000.
"OK, sweetie... Thanks! I'll see you later!! I love you!!!"
"Bye... I do too..."
The man hangs up, closes the phone's flap and raises
his hand while holding the phone and asks to all those
"Does anyone know who this phone belongs to?
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No sermon and not suitable for church, just jokes and fun
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Today on March 14
1489 Catherine Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus, sold her kingdom to
Venice. She was the last of the Lusignan dynasty.
1629 A Royal charter was granted to the Massachusetts Bay
1647 During the Thirty Years War, France, Sweden, Bavaria
and Cologne signed a Treaty of Neutrality.
1743 First American town meeting was held at Boston's
1757 British Admiral John Byng was executed by a firing
squad on board HMS Monarch for neglect of duty.
1794 Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin.
1864 Samuel Baker discovered another source of the Nile in
East Africa. He named it Lake Albert Nyanza.
1891 The submarine Monarch laid telephone cable along the
bottom of the English Channel to prepare for the first
telephone links across the Channel.
1900 U.S. currency went on the gold standard with the
ratification of the Gold Standard Act.
1900 In Holland, Botanist Hugo de Vries rediscovered
Mendel's laws of heredity.
1901 Utah Governor Heber M. Wells vetoed a bill that would
have relaxed restrictions on polygamy.
1903 The U.S. Senate ratified the Hay-Herran Treaty that
guaranteed the U.S. the right to build a canal at Panama.
The Columbian Senate rejected the treaty. A deal was signed
on November 6, 1903 with the newly independent Panama.
1904 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the governments claim
that the Northern Securities Company was an illegal merger
between the Great Northern and Northern Pacific Railway
1905 French bankers refused to lend money to Russia until
after their war.
1905 The British House of Commons cited a need to compete
with Germany in naval strength.
1906 The island of Ustica was devastated by an earthquake.
1912 An anarchist named Antonio Dalba unsuccessfully
attempted to kill Italy's King Victor Emmanuel III in Rome.
1914 Henry Ford announced the new continuous motion method
to assemble cars. The process decreased the time to make a
car from 12½ hours to 93 minutes.
1915 The British Navy sank the German battleship Dresden off
the Chilean coast.
1918 An all-Russian Congress of Soviets ratified a peace
treaty with the Central Powers.
1923 President Harding became the first U.S. President to
file an income tax report.
1932 George Eastman, the founder of the Kodak company,
1936 Adolf Hitler told a crowd of 300,000 that Germany's
only judge is God and itself.
1939 Hungary occupied the Carpatho-Ukraine. Slovakia
declared its independence.
1943 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first
U.S. President to fly in an airplane while in office.
1945 In Germany, a 22,000 pound "Grand Slam" bomb was
dropped by the Royal Air Force Dumbuster Squad on the
Beilefeld railway viaduct. It was the heaviest bomb used
during World War II.
1947 The U.S. signed a 99-year lease on naval bases in the
1947 Moscow announced that 890,532 German POWs were held in
1951 U.N. forces recaptured Seoul for the second time during
the Korean War.
1958 The U.S. government suspended arms shipments to the
Batista government of Cuba.
1964 A Dallas jury found Jack Ruby guilty of the murder of
Lee Harvey Oswald.
1967 John F. Kennedy's body was moved from a temporary grave
to a permanent one.
1976 Egypt formally abrogated the 1971 Treaty Friendship and
Cooperation with the Soviet Union.
1978 An Israeli force of 22,000 invaded south Lebanon. The
PLO bases were hit.
1979 The Census Bureau reported that 95% of all Americans
were married or would get married.
1979 Near Peking, China, at least 200 people died when a
Trident aircraft crashed into a factory.
1980 A Polish airliner crashed while making an emergency
landing near Warsaw. 87 people were killed. A 14-man U.S.
boxing team was aboard the plane.
1981 Three Pakistani airline hijackers surrendered in Syria
after they had exchanged 100 passengers and crewmen for 54
1983 OPEC agreed to cut its oil prices by 15% for the first
time in its 23-year history.
1989 Imported assault guns were banned in the U.S. under
President George H.W. Bush.
1991 The "Birmingham Six," imprisoned for 16 years for their
alleged part in an IRA pub bombing, were set free after a
court agreed that the police fabricated evidence.
1991 Bolivian interior minister Guillermo Capobianco
resigned after U.S. officials accused him of receiving money
from drug traffickers.
1995 American astronaut Norman Thagard became the first
American to enter space aboard a Russian rocket.
1996 U.S. President Bill Clinton committed $100 million for
an anti-terrorism pact with Israel to track down and root
out Islamic militants.
1998 An earthquake left 10,000 homeless in southeastern
2002 A Scottish appeals court upheld the conviction of a
Libyan intelligence agent for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am
Flight 103. A five-judge court ruled unanimously that Abdel
Basset Ali al-Megrahi was guilty of bringing down the plane
over Lockerbie, Scotland.
2003 Robert Blake was released from jail on $1.5 million
bail. Blake had been jailed for the murder of his wife Bonny
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