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Good Morning, ,
Today is Friday, May 4
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!


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Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
AZ mother used stun gun to wake 
teen for Easter church service
Bonehead
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1715 A French manufacturer debuted the first 
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______________________________________________________ Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised. --- Marilyn Manson (1969 - ), Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. --- Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963) We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic. --- David Russell Thanks to Shirley for sending this quote: No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain you might look good, but all you could run for is public office. --- Covert Bailey (fitness expert) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ An Irishman is walking along the beach one day, and he sees a bottle laying in the sand. He picks it up and starts to brush it off, and out pops a genie. The genie says, "Since you have freed me from the bottle, I will grant you three wishes." The Irishman thinks for a moment and says, "I'm feeling a might thirsty, I think I'll be wishing for a pint of stout." POOF! There is a pint of stout in his hand. He drinks it down, and starts to throw the bottle, when the genie says, "I'd look at that bottle again before I threw it if I were you." So he looks at the bottle, and it is magically filling back up with stout. The genie told him, "That is a magic bottle, and it will always fill back up after you finish it." The genie then asked, "What other two wishes can I grant for you?" The Irishman looks at the bottle in his hand and says, "I'll be taking two more of these." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to SeaBaby for this story: One day at kindergarten a Teacher said to the class of 5-year-olds, "I'll give $10 to the child who can tell me who was the most famous man who ever lived." A little Irish boy put his hand up and said, "It was St. Patrick." The Teacher said, "Sorry Sean, that's not correct." Then a little Scottish boy put his hand up and said, "It was St. Andrew." The Teacher replied, "I'm sorry, Hamish, that's not right either." Finally, a little Jewish boy raised his hand and said, "It was Jesus Christ." The teacher said, "That's absolutely right, Marvin. Come up here and I'll give you the $10." As the Teacher was giving Marvin his money, she said, "You know, Marvin, since you're Jewish, I was very surprised you said 'Jesus Christ'." Marvin replied, "Yeah. In my heart, I knew it was Moses, but business is business". _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Sharron Dobbins, 40, Phoenix, Arizona AZ mother used stun gun to wake teen for Easter church service An Arizona mother has been charged after using a Taser to get her teenage son up for an Easter Sunday church service, according to police. Investigators arrested 40-year-old Sharron Dobbins, of Phoenix, Sunday morning and booked her into jail on a felony child abuse charge, according to Maricopa County court documents. Dobbins is accused of using the stun gun on her 16-year-old son’s left leg. “Ms. Dobbins stated that she only sparked the Taser to get the kids up for church on Easter and that she never Tased anyone,” the arresting officer wrote in an arrest report obtained by KPHO. Another of Dobbins’ sons, 17, and an 18-year-old nephew witnessed the incident, according to the document. The 16-year-old did not complain of any pain but had two small bumps on his leg where Dobbins allegedly shocked him. Dobbins, who appeared in court and was ordered not to have any contact with her sons, said that both of her sons are on probation. “He has an ankle bracelet on,” Dobbins said of the 16-year-old. “He’s under my custody and everything.” Dobbins said she would make arrangements for the boy to live elsewhere as she awaits her next hearing on April 16. Dobbins was released to pre-trial services on her own recognizance.
Tech Support Pits From: Toby Re: Clickbook Dear Webby, Have some questions about ClickBook printing. When I print the type size is so small I can hardly read it, and when I go to No Scaling, all the sentence is not printed. I cannot find any information on CB help. I know this will reduce the paper saving option, but it will be printed in a more favorable format. Thanks for your daily read. Keep up the good work. Toby Dear Toby Definitely don't use "No Scaling" ! I normally use Side-by-side, folded. Most e-books are formatted so that they wind up with the same font size as regular, store-bought paperback books when printed with ClickBook. (all the Pro's use it.) It has been quite a few years since I had to rip and reformat an e-book. If it is your own writing, for e-books (and anything that is to be printed front and back 4 pages per sheet), use font size 14. Arial, Tahoma and Verdana are the easiest readable fonts. Right now my printer is just a-rocking on the rather flexible snack cart, that it sits on, printing out an 88 page e-book on 22 sheets of paper. Quite readable even though I had left the printer in toner-saving mode. Have FUN DearWebby
Thanks to Roland for this story: When I was married 25 years, I took a look at my wife one day and said, "Honey, 25 years ago, we had a cheap apartment, a cheap car, but I got to sleep every night with a hot 25-year-old blonde." "Now, we have a nice house, nice car, big bed and plasma screen TV, but I'm sleeping with a 50-year-old woman. It seems to me that you are not holding up your side of things." My wife is a very reasonable woman. She told me to go out and find a hot 25-year-old blonde, and she would make sure that I would once again be living in a cheap apartment, driving a cheap car, sleeping on a sofa bed and watching a 10-inch black and white TV.
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Thanks to Dave for this story: The band was just getting under way when a large insect flew into the room. The high schoolers, eager to get ready for the first football game, tried to ignore the buzzing intruder, but eventually one student, Little Johnny, could stand it no more. He rolled up his music book and swatted the insect, then he stomped on it to ensure its fate. "Is it a bee?" Another student asked. "Nope," Johnny replied. "B-flat."
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Thanks to Martin for this story: Three men were sitting together bragging about how they had given their new wives duties. The first man had married a woman from Connecticut. He bragged that he had told his wife she was going to do all the dishes and house cleaning that needed done at their house. He said that it took a couple days but on the third day he came home to a clean house and the dishes were all washed and put away. The second man had married a woman from Iowa. He bragged that he had given his wife orders that she was to do all the cleaning, dishes, and the cooking. He told them that the first day he didn't see any results, but the next day it was better. By the third day, his house was clean, the dishes were done, and he had a huge dinner on the table. The third man had married a Georgia girl. He boasted that he told her that her duties were to keep the house cleaned, dishes washed, lawn mowed, laundry washed and hot meals on the table for every meal. He said the first day he didn't see anything ... The second day he didn't see anything, but by the third day most of the swelling had gone down and he could see a little out of his left eye. Enough to fix himself a bite to eat, load the dishwasher, and telephone a landscaper. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Stubborn Drawers and Doors When dirt and dust builds up on drawer and sliding door runners, they can become squeaky and tough to open and shut. To fix this, rub a bar of soap or a piece of paraffin wax on the runners. This will act as lubrication and allow the runners to slide smoothly. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com If the runners or sliders are teflon or nylon, clean them with a tough kitchen sponge and clean, hot dishwater. They work best when perfectly clean. If necessary, use windex to remove old wax or soap. Wax or soap should only be used on bare wooden runners. Have FUN! Dear Webby ____________________________________________________ Laura's husband, Ron, was called into his bank to discuss his accounts. "Your finances are in terrible shape," the banker stated. "Your checking account is overdrawn, your loan is overdue." "Yes, I know." said Ron. "It's my wife Laura, she is out of control." "Why do you allow your wife to spend more money than you have?" asked the banker. "Frankly," replied Ron with a deep sigh, "because I'd rather argue with you than with her."
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___________________________________________________ Thanks to Mary for this story: A man was just waking up from anesthesia after surgery, and his wife was sitting by his side. His eyes fluttered open and he said, "You're beautiful." Then he fell asleep again. His wife had never heard him say that before, so she stayed by his side. A few minutes later his eyes fluttered open and he said, "You're cute." The wife was disappointed because instead of "beautiful," it was now "cute." She asked, "What happened to beautiful?" The man replied, "The drugs are wearing off." ___________________________________________________
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Today, May 4 in
1471 In England, the Yorkists defeated the Landcastrians at the
battle of Tewkesbury in the War of the Roses. 

1493 Alexander VI divided non-Christian world between Spain and
Portugal. 

1626 Dutch explorer Peter Minuit landed on Manhattan Island. Native
Americans later sold the island (20,000 acres) for $24 in cloth and
buttons. 

1715 A French manufacturer debuted the first folding umbrella. 

1776 Rhode Island declared its freedom from England two months
before the Declaration of Independence was adopted. 

1814 Napoleon Bonaparte disembarked at Portoferraio on the island of
Elba in the Mediterranean. 

1863 The Battle of Chancellorsville ended when the Union Army
retreated. 

1886 A bomb exploded on the fourth day of a workers' strike in
Chicago, IL. Eight people died in the violence during violence that
day. 

1886 Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter patented the gramophone.
It was the first practical phonograph. 

1904 The U.S. formally took control of the property for construction
of the Panama Canal. 

1916 Germany agreed to limit its submarine warfare after a demand
from U.S. President Wilson. 

1942 The Battle of the Coral Sea commenced as American and Japanese
carriers launched their attacks at each other. 

1942 The United States began food rationing. 

1961 Thirteen civil rights activists, dubbed "Freedom Riders," began
a bus trip through the South. 

1970 The Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on students during an
anti-Vietnam war protest at Kent State University. Four students
were killed and nine others were wounded. 

1979 Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first woman prime minister. 

1981 The Federal Reserve Board raised its discount rate to 14%. 

1987 Live models were used for the first time in Playtex bra ads. 

1994 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser
Arafat signed a historic accord on Palestinian autonomy that granted
self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho. 

2000 The citizens of London elected their mayor for the first time. 

2003 Idaho Gem was born. He was the first member of the horse family
to be cloned. 

2010 Pablo Picasso's "Nude, Green Leaves and Bust" sold for $106.5
million. 

2012 In Las Vegas, NV, Google received the first self-driving
vehicle testing license. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Thursday, May 3

I have a Doc appointment in the afternoon to renew my prescription
list, so I stepped on my scale. Saw that I had lost 5 kg (10 lb) and
I am down to a dapper 81 kg! I must be doing something right!

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Man dies after Jacksonville traffic stop 
when he tries to swallow bags
Bonehead
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______________________________________________________ At the present rate of progress, it is almost impossible to imagine any technical feat that cannot be achieved, if it can be achieved at all, within the next few hundred years. --- Arthur C. Clarke (1917 ) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ The lawyer cabled his client overseas: "Your mother-in-law passed away in her sleep. Shall we order embalming, burial or cremation?" Back came the reply, "Take no chances - order all three." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Swiss Village _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Four Catholic ladies are having coffee together. The first one tells her friends, "My son is a Priest. When he walks into a room, everyone says Father." The second one chirps up, "My son is a Bishop. Whenever he walks into a room, everyone says 'Your Grace'." The third Catholic lady says smugly, "My son is a Cardinal. When he walks into a room, everyone says 'Your eminence'." The fourth Catholic lady sips her coffee in silence. The first three ladies all ask, Well...?" She replies, "My son is a 6' 2", hard-bodied stripper, and hung like a rhino. When he walks into in a room, all the women say, "Oh, my God....." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD AND a Darwin Award has been earned by (Old mug shot) Rudolph Gipson, 44, Jacksonville, Florida Man dies after Jacksonville traffic stop when he tries to swallow bags A man is dead after he attempted to swallow something during a routine traffic stop, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said. Rudolph Gipson, 44, was pulled over at West 13th Street and Wilson around 10 p.m. Sunday night, JSO said. JSO suspected the man was impaired and conducted a sobriety test. During the test, they suspected Gipson had something in his mouth. JSO asked Gipson to spit out what was in his mouth, but he attempted to swallow it, JSO said, and began to throw up blood. The two bags contained white powder, JSO said. Rescue was called and Gipson was taken to a Jacksonville hospital, but the man died. JSO said Gipson had a long history of arrests for drugs and weapons. The officer who pulled him over is on administrative leave, which is department protocol.
Tech Support Pits From: John Re: Humor Letter delivery times Dear Webby, There are three folks at this address using the same computer and of course the same internet service. The question is why do I receive your Humor letter first via Yahoo while one using gmail and the other using peoplepc receive your Humor letter later? Just curious. Thank You John Dear John New subscriptions are added to the end of the list. If their gmail address is a few thousand lines farther down, then naturally it will arrive later. Because of the pictures, it takes a few seconds for each letter. If there are time constraints, for example someone trying to get it before going to work, tell me what the address is, and I'll manually move it to the top. Have FUN DearWebby
Thanks to Martin for this story: Priceless, even though it's a classic TAIL GATING: A man was being tailgated by a stressed out woman on a busy boulevard. Suddenly, the light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection. The tailgating woman was furious and honked her horn, screaming in frustration as she missed her chance to get through the intersection, dropping her cell phone and makeup. As she was still in mid-rant, she heard a tap on her window and looked up into the face of a very serious police officer. The officer ordered her to exit her car with her hands up. He took her to the police station where she was searched, finger printed, photographed, and placed in a holding cell. After a couple of hours, a policeman approached the cell and opened the door. She was escorted back to the booking desk where the arresting officer was waiting with her personal effects. He said, "I'm very sorry for this mistake. You see, I pulled up behind your car while you were blowing your horn, flipping off the guy in front of you, and cussing a blue streak at him. "I noticed the 'What Would Jesus Do' bumper sticker, the 'Choose Life' License plate holder, the 'Follow Me to Sunday- School' bumper Sticker, and the chrome-plated Christian fish emblem on the trunk, Naturally... I had to assume you had stolen the car."
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More Light Bulbs How many consultants does it take to change a light bulb? I'll have an estimate for you a week from Monday. How many brewers does it take to change a light bulb? One-third less than for a regular bulb. How many mystery writers does it take to screw in a light bulb? Two: One to screw it almost all the way in and the other to give it a surprising twist at the end. How many boring people does it take to change a light bulb? Ooooonnnnnnnne. How many existentialists does it take to screw in a light bulb? Two: One to screw it in and one to observe how the light bulb itself symbolizes a single incandescent beacon of subjective reality in a nether world of endless absurdity reaching out toward a cosmos of nothingness. How many Orthodox Rabbis does it take to change a light bulb? Change? How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb? That's not funny! How many cops does it take to screw in a light bulb? None. It turned itself in. How many gorillas does it take to screw in a light bulb? Only one, but it sure takes a truckload of light bulbs! How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb? Three: One to find a bulb specialist, one to find a bulb installation specialist, and one to bill it all to Medicare. How many nuclear engineers does it take to change a light bulb? Seven: One to install the new bulb, and six to figure out what to do with the old one for the next 10,000 years. How many college football players does it take to change a light bulb? The entire team! And they all get a semester's credit for it! How does a home schooler change a light bulb? First, mom checks three books on electricity out of the library, then the kids make models of light bulbs, read a biography of Thomas Edison and do a skit based on his life. Next, everyone studies the history of lighting methods, wrapping up with dipping their own candles. Next, everyone takes a trip to the store where they compare types of light bulbs as well as prices and figure out how much change they'll get if they buy two bulbs for $1.99 and pay with a five dollar bill. On the way home, a discussion develops over the history of money and also Abraham Lincoln, as his picture is on the five dollar bill. Finally, after building a homemade ladder out of branches dragged from the woods, the light bulb is installed. And there is light.
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When Diane found out she was pregnant, she told the good news to anyone who would listen. But her 4-year-old overheard some of her parents' private conversations. One day when Diane and her 4-year-old were shopping a woman asked the little girl if she was excited about the new baby. "Oh, yes!" the 4-year-old said, "and I know what we are going to name it. If it's a girl we're going to call her Christina, and if it's a boy we're going to call it quits!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Labeling Leftovers When you bring leftover food home from a restaurant, write the date on the outside of the box (or bag) with a large pen. Write on the side of the box (or bag) so you can easily see the date when you look in the fridge. This works as a reminder that you need to eat the leftovers. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Calling in sick to work makes me uncomfortable. No matter how legitimate my illness, I always sense my boss thinks I am lying. On one occasion, I had a valid reason, but lied anyway because the truth was too humiliating. I simply mentioned that I had sustained a head injury and I hoped I would feel up to coming in the next day. By then, I could think up a dozy to explain the bandage on my crown. The accident occurred mainly because I conceded to my wife's wishes to adopt a cute little kitty. Initially the new acquisition was no problem, but one morning I was taking my shower after breakfast when I heard my wife, Deb, call out to me from the kitchen. "Ed! the garbage disposal is dead. Come reset it." "You know where the button is." I protested through the shower (pitter-patter). "Reset it yourself!" "I am scared!" She pleaded "What if it starts going and sucks me in?" (Pause) "C'mon, it'll only take a second." So out I came, dripping wet and butt naked, hoping to make a statement about how her cowardly behavior was not without consequence. I crouched down and stuck my head under the sink to find the button. It is the last action I remember performing. It struck without warning, without respect to my circumstances. Nay, it wasn't a hexed disposal drawing me into its gnashing metal teeth. It was our new kitty, clawing playfully at the dangling objects she spied between my legs. She had been poised around the corner and stalked me as I took the bait under the sink. At precisely the second I was most vulnerable, she leapt at the toys I unwittingly offered and snagged them with her needle-like claws. Now when men feel pain or even sense danger anywhere close to their masculine region, they lose all rational thought to control orderly bodily movements. Instinctively, their nerves compel the body to contort inwardly, while rising upwardly at a violent rate of speed. Not even a well trained monk could calmly stand with his groin supporting the full weight of a kitten and rectify the situation in a step-by-step manner. Wild animals are sometimes faced with a "fight or flight" syndrome. Men, in this predicament, choose only the "flight" option. Fleeing straight up, I knew at that moment how a cat feels when it is alarmed. It was a dismal irony. But, whereas cats seek great heights to escape, I never made it that far. The sink and cabinet bluntly impeded my ascent; the impact knocked me out cold. When I awoke, my wife and the paramedics stood over me. Having been fully briefed by my wife, the paramedics snorted as they tried to conduct their work while suppressing their hysterical laughter. At the office, colleagues tried to coax an explanation out of me. I kept silent, claiming it was too painful to talk. "What's the matter, cat got your tongue?" If they had only known.
___________________________________________________ Bubba & Earl were in the local bar enjoying a beer when the decided to get in on the weekly charity raffle. They bought five tickets each at a dollar a pop. The following week, when the raffle was drawn, each had won a prize. Earl won 1st prize, a year's supply of gourmet spaghetti sauce and extra-long spaghetti. Bubba won 6th prize, a toilet brush. About a week or so had passed when the men met back in the neighborhood bar for a couple of beers. Bubba asked Earl how he liked his prize, to which Earl replied, "Great, I love spaghetti! How about you, how's that toilet brush?" "Not so good," replied Bubba, "I reckon I'm gonna go back to usin' paper." ___________________________________________________
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Today, May 3 in
1568 French forces in Florida slaughtered hundreds of Spanish. 

1802 Washington, DC, was incorporated as a city. 

1859 France declared war on Austria. 

1888 Thomas Edison organized the Edison Phonograph Works. 

1916 Irish nationalist Padraic Pearse and two others were executed
by the British for their roles in the Easter Rising. 

1921 West Virginia imposed the first state sales tax. 

1926 In Britain, trade unions began a general strike. 

1927 Francis E.J. Wilde of Meadowmere Park, NY, patented the
electric sign flasher. 

1933 The U.S. Mint was under the direction of a woman for the first
time when Nellie Ross took the position. 

1937 Margaret Mitchell won a Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With The
Wind." 

1944 Wartime rationing of most grades of meats ended in the U.S. 

1944 Dr. Robert Woodward and Dr. William Doering produced the first
synthetic quinine at Harvard University. 

1945 Indian forces captured Rangoon, Burma, from the Japanese. 

1948 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that covenants prohibiting the
sale of real estate to blacks and other minorities were legally
unenforceable. 

1952 The first airplane landed at the geographic North Pole. 

1968 After three days of battle, the U.S. Marines retook Dai Do
complex in Vietnam. They found that the North Vietnamese had
evacuated the area. 

1971 Anti-war protesters began four days of demonstrations in
Washington, DC. 

1971 James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King's assassin, was caught in a
jailbreak attempt. 

1986 In NASA's first post-Challenger launch, an unmanned Delta
rocket lost power in its main engine shortly after liftoff. Safety
officers destroyed it by remote control. 

1988 The White House acknowledged that first lady Nancy Reagan had
used astrological advice to help schedule her husband's activities. 

1992 Five days of rioting and looting ended in Los Angeles, CA. The
riots, that killed 53 people, began after the acquittal of police
officers in the beating of Rodney King. 

1997 The "Republic of Texas" surrendered to authorities ending an
armed standoff where two people were held hostage. The group asserts
the independence of Texas from the U.S. 

1998 "The Sevres Road," by 18-century landscape painter Camille
Corot, stolen from the Louvre in France. 

1999 Mark Manes, at age 22, was arrested for supplying a gun to Eric
Harris and Dylan Kleibold, who later killed 13 people at Columbine
High School in Colorado. 

2006 In Alexandria, VA, Al-Quaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui was
given a sentence of life in prison for his role in the terrorist
attack on the U.S. on September 11, 2001. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Wednesday, May 2

We goy our first rain in 2018!
Just 1/2", but it blackened the roads.
If this keeps up, I'll be dusting off the lawn mower before
the end of May.

I re-connected the hose to the rain barrel, and laid it out
to the raspberries. Soon they will sprout little leaves and
I can cut the old, dead vines out.
It is a pretty good guess that the worst part of winter is over.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Chase leads to Hartford crash and 
capture of wanted man
Bonehead
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Today, May 2 in
1670 The Hudson Bay Company was founded by England's 
King Charles II. They are still in business!
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______________________________________________________ Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months. --- Bill Tammeus _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Our Lamaze class included a tour of the pediatric wing of the hospital. When a new baby was brought into the nursery, all the women tried to guess its weight, but the guy standing next to me was the only male to venture a number. "Looks like 9 pounds," he offered confidently. "This must not be your first," I said. "Oh, yes," he said. "It's my first." "Then how would you know the weight of a baby?" I asked. He shrugged. "I'm a fisherman." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ April 2018 _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ He was on the bus where he normally gets his lunch stolen when he brought out a bottle that had what looked like small brown balls in it. He then, making sure no one was looking, secretly took from his pocket some milk duds and started popping them in his mouth, as obvious to the rest of the kids as possible, making yum yum noises. The bully, without asking, snatched the jar from Ken's hand and asked, "What's in the bottle that you are making such a big deal of?" "Well, they're smart pills." "Smart pills?" the bully asked, then opened the jar and popped a couple of the foreign brown balls in his mouth. "Pweeuuweppblahhh!!" he reacted. "What is this stuff? It tastes like rabbit turds!!" "See, you're getting smarter already." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Joseph Barreto, 24, Hartford, Connecticut Chase leads to Hartford crash and capture of wanted man A dramatic early morning chase through the streets of Hartford's south end on Saturday ended in a crash, and the capture of a man wanted by police since another crash that happened in February. According to Hartford Police Dept. spokesman Lt. Paul Cicero, at about 7:30 Saturday morning police and fire personnel were called to the area of New Britain Avenue and Zion Street for a report of person in a parked car who might have been in medical distress. When they got there, police said the driver woke up, and took off in the car. As he did, he hit a Hartford Fire Department truck, but continued west on New Britain Avenue until he hit a utility pole and then crashed into an unoccupied house off Nepaug Street. The driver had leg injuries and was taken into custody and given medical care. A gun was found in the car. When police identified the driver, they knew why he fled. Joseph Barreto, 24, was wanted in connection with a deadly car crash on February 19 at the intersection of Ward and Zion streets. Police believe that Barreto was driving a car stolen out of New Britain, ran a red light causing a fatal accident, and then ran away. Barreto was also wanted for a seperate incident, a shooting, on Tuesday. The charges from those previous incidents include first-degree criminal attempted assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm, second- degree manslaughter, and other charges. He is being held in lieu of $750,000 bail.
Tech Support Pits From: Renee Re: Camera tripod bolt Dear Webby, You mentioned it once before a few years ago, but I forgot. What type of special bolt is used on a tripod to hold the camera? I don't have a tripod, but I want to use a stepladder for taking the Christmas pictures. I have an older Canon G2 with a remote control key-fob, if that makes a difference. Renee Dear Renee It makes no difference. All cameras use the common 1/4" coarse (1/4" x 20) bolt, no matter where the camera was made. The trick is to use a long bolt and a wing nut, with the wings facing towards the bolt head. Stick the bolt through a hole in a ladder step. Turn the bolt just barely finger tight into the camera, then tighten the wing nut below the step. Gently! Better than bolting the camera to your ladder, bolt it to a big alligator clamp, like they are used for welding cables or automotive jumper cables. That gives you as many ways to adjust and aim the camera as a tripod. Have FUN DearWebby
Bambi, a young cutie sidled up to a guest at the party. She had heard him addressed as doctor and now she said diffidently, "doctor, may I ask a question?" "Certainly," he said. "Lately," said Bambi, "I have been having a funny pain right here over the heart..." The guest interrupted uncomfortably and said, "I'm terribly sorry, Bambi, but the truth is, I'm a doctor of philosophy." "Oh," said Bambi, "I'm sorry!" She turned away, but then overcome with curiosity, she turned back. "Just one more question, doctor. Tell me, what kind of disease is philosophy?"
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A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, rocks about 2" in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full? They agreed that it was. So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles, of course, rolled into the open areas between the rocks. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was. The professor picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else. He then asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded with an unanimous -- yes. The professor then produced two cans of beer from under the table and proceeded to pour their entire contents into the jar -- effectively filling the empty space between the sand. The students laughed. "Now," said the professor, as the laughter subsided, "I want you to recognize that this jar represents your life. The rocks are the important things - your family, your partner, your health, your children--things that if everything else was lost and only they remained, your life would still be full. The pebbles are the other things that matter like your job, your house, your car. The sand is everything else. The small stuff." "If you put the sand into the jar first," he continued "there is no room for the pebbles or the rocks. The same goes for your life. If you spend all your time and energy on the small stuff, you will never have room for the things that are important to you. Pay attention to the things that are critical to your happiness. Play with your children. Take time to get medical checkups. Take your partner out dancing. There will always be time to go to work, clean the house, give a dinner party and fix the disposal. "Take care of the rocks first -- the things that really matter. Set your priorities. The rest is just sand." One of the students raised her hand and inquired what the beer represented. The professor smiled. "I'm glad you asked. It just goes to show you that no matter how full your life may seem, there's always room for a couple of beers."
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Chanowski and his drinking buddy are sitting at a bar . See those guys over there ? Chanowski says." I'm going over there and ask them what they think of Polaks." Chanowki walks up to the two guys sitting at the other end of the bar and asks them what they think of Polaks. One of the men gives Chanowski the finger. The middle finger. Chanowski then walks back to his drinking buddy. " Well , what do they think of Polaks? '' he asks. "We're still number one , " replies Chanowski. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Mineral Deposits in a Clothes Iron When the vents in your iron get clogged with mineral deposits, it will not function properly. If you use distilled water when you iron the deposits will no longer be a problem. To remove mineral deposits, put equal parts of vinegar and water in your iron and turn it on the highest setting. Let the steam work it's way through the iron until the clogs have cleared. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Wife: I want to know if I have grounds for a divorce. Lawyer: Are you married? Wife: Yes, of course. Lawyer: Then you have grounds.
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By chance, the first picture there is the town, where I went to Univeristy! ___________________________________________________ Judy finds herself in dire trouble. Her business has gone bust and she's in serious financial straits. She's so desperate that she decides to ask God for help. She begins to pray... "God, please help me. I've lost my business and if I don't get some money, I'm going to lose my house as well. Please let me win the lotto." Lotto night comes, and somebody else wins it. She again prays... "God, please let me win the lotto! I've lost my business, my house and I'm going to lose my car as well." Lotto night comes and she still has no luck. Once again, she prays... "My God, why have you forsaken me? I've lost my business, my house,and my car. My children are starving. I don't often ask you for help, and I have always been a good servant to you. PLEASE just let me win the lotto this one time so I can get my life back in order." Suddenly there is a blinding flash of light as the heavens open and Judy is confronted by the voice of God Himself. "Sweetheart, work with Me on this. Buy a ticket ___________________________________________________
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Today, May 2 in
1670 The Hudson Bay Company was founded by England's King Charles
II. They are still in business!

1776 France and Spain agreed to donate arms to American rebels
fighting the British. 

1797 A mutiny in the British navy spread from Spithead to the rest
of the fleet. 

1798 The black General Toussaint L’ouverture forced British troops
to agree to evacuate the port of Santo Domingo. 

1808 The citizens of Madrid rose up against Napoleon. 

1813 Napoleon defeated a Russian and Prussian army at Grossgorschen.


1853 Franconi’s Hippodrome opened at Broadway and 23rd Street in New
York City. 

1863 Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was wounded by his
own men in the battle of Chancellorsville, VA. He died 8 days later.


1865 U.S. President Andrew Johnson offered $100,000 reward for the
capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. 

1885 The Congo Free State was established by King Leopold II of
Belgium. 

1885 The magazine "Good Housekeeping" was first published. 

1887 Hannibal W. Goodwin applied for a patent on celluloid
photographic film. This is the film from which movies are shown. 

1902 "A Trip to the Moon," the first science fiction film was
released. It was created by magician George Melies. 

1926 In India, Hindu women gained the right to seek elected office. 

1926 U.S. Marines landed in Nicaragua to put down a revolt and to
protect U.S. interests. They did not depart until 1933. 

1933 Hitler banned trade unions in Germany and ended depression.

1941 Hostilities broke out between British forces in Iraq and that
country’s pro-German faction. 

1941 The Federal Communications Commission agreed to let regular
scheduling of TV broadcasts by commercial TV stations begin on July
1, 1941. This was the start of network television. 

1945 Russians took Berlin after 12 days of fierce house-to-house
fighting in areas, that had not been bombed to rubble by the US. The
Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and parts of
Austria. In other parts of Austria people had buried their guns
months before.

1946 Prisoners revolted at California's Alcatraz prison. 

1960 Caryl Chessman was executed. He was a convicted sex offender
and had become a best selling author while on death row. 

1965 The "Early Bird" satellite was used to transmit television
pictures across the Atlantic. 

1969 The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) made its maiden voyage.


1970 Student anti-war protesters at Ohio's Kent State University
burn down the campus ROTC building. The National Guard took control
of the campus. 

1974 Former U.S. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew was disbarred by the
Maryland Court of Appeals. 

1974 The filming of "Jaws" began in Martha's Vineyard, MA. 

1982 The British submarine HMS Conqueror sank Argentina's only
cruiser, the General Belgrano during the Falkland Islands War. More
than 350 people died. 

1994 Nelson Mandela claimed victory after South Africa's first
democratic elections. 

1999 In Panama, Mireya Moscoso de Grubar, of the Armulfista Party,
was elected president. 

2002 It was reported that Phyllis Diller had retired from touring. 

2011 U.S. soldiers killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Tuesday, May 1

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Pedophiles tenderized, painted and 
tied to park bench
Bonehead
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Today, May 1 in
1944 The Messerschmitt Me 262, the first combat jet, 
made its first flight. 
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______________________________________________________ Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind. --- Evan Esar Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. --- Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004) Nobody believes the official spokesman... but everybody trusts an unidentified source. --- Ron Nesen _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ My Dad and I were talking the other night about love and marriage. He told me that he knew as early as their wedding what marriage to my Mom would be like. It seems the minister asked my Mom, "Do you take this man to be your husband." And she said, "I do." Then the minister asked my Dad, "Do you take this woman to be your wife," and my Mom said, "He better!." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Chines Firefighters conducting a jump rope drill are simply amazing! 3 minutes of skipping rope without a single trip! _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A fire fighter is working on the engine outside the station when he notices a little girl next door in a little red wagon with little ladders hung off the side and a garden hose tightly coiled in the middle. The girl is wearing a fire fighter's helmet and has the wagon tied to a dog and cat. The fire fighter walks over to take a closer look. "That sure is a nice fire truck," the fire fighter says with admiration. "Thanks," the girl says. The fire fighter looks a little closer and notices the girl has tied the wagon to the dog's collar and to the cat's testicles. "Little Partner," the fire fighter says, "I don't want to tell you how to run your fire truck, but if you were to tie that rope to the cat's collar, I think you could go faster. "The little girl replied, "You're probably right, but then I wouldn't have a siren. _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jason Lydiard, 26(left), James White, 48, Armagh, Northern Ireland Pedophiles tenderized, painted and tied to park bench Two sex offenders who were on the run from police were doused in blue paint and tied to a bench in a citizen’s arrest. James White, 48, and Jason Lydiard, 26, also known as Alexis Guesto, were spotted in south Armagh, Northern Ireland, by people who recognised them from police appeals. White and Lydiard, both convicted paedophiles, were spotted in footage shared on social media with their hands tied behind their backs, having been covered in paint. Police said they had sustained injuries in the arrest and had been taken to hospital for treatment, as they warned against ‘vigilante justice’. Detective Chief Inspector Jill Duffie, from PSNI Public Protection Branch, said: ‘I understand that feelings in the area have been running high over the search for these men, however, there can never be an excuse for violence or people taking the law into their own hands. ‘We will be investigating the assault and working to identify anyone involved.’ Concerned residents raised the alarm on Thursday when a blue Peugeot 206 the pair had been travelling in was found with all four of its tyres slashed outside a church. Both men were wanted for a range of offences, including breach of license and warrants, with police making a widespread appeal for help tracking them down.
Tech Support Pits From: Sharon Re: Camera Batteries Dear Webby, I really enjoy your humor. It is so nice to read good clean jokes & nice pics. I have a question about camera batteries. I have an inexpensive Kodak digital camera & use rechageable batteries in it. Later this year I plan to fly to Calif. I will of course be taking the camera. I plan to pack it in my checked baggage. What I am curious about is it better to take the batteries out of the camera before packing? Also should I do the same w/ the memory card. Thanks for your help. Sharon Dear Sharon The planes they use nowadays are much faster than the stage coach and your flight to California is not going to take much longer than your usual trips to the mall. Don't worry about the batteries or the memory chip. If you take along a bag full of spare batteries, definitely put them into the checked luggage, along with everything else that might look suspicious on the X-ray. Anything that has an ON/OFF switch shold be securely taped in the OFF position. Luggage is NOT handled gently, and all the stories about electric devices miraculously turning themselves on and causing a lot of embarrassment are not jokes. If there is ANY sound coming from your suitcase, you have to unpack it while surrounded by security guards with explosive shields and drawn guns pointed at you. It even happened to my nephew, when rough luggage handling in Vancouver turned his battery powered razor on. Have FUN DearWebby A new arrival, about to enter hospital, saw two white coated doctors searching through the flower beds. "Excuse me," he said, "have you lost something?" "No," replied one of the doctors. We ran out of anesthetic and need a good, solid rock."
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Jackie and her husband were foster parents years ago. At one point they had a 4-year-old girl they were quite attached to. Jackie thought she had done a good job in teaching her manners, good behavior, etc. So when the 4-year-old said to her one day, "When I grow up, I want to be just like you!" Jackie's heart swelled with pride... until the 4-year-old finished her sentence... "so that I can reach the @#$%@# light switch by myself!"
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When Amanda's son was 6, they were going to Amanda's mother's house where he was going to spend the night. He had been playing on Amanda's nerves the entire day and finally, right before they pulled into Amanda's mother's driveway, she put the standard "mother's curse" on him, saying, "When you grow up, I hope you have a child just like you." He looked at Amanda with big crocodile tears in his eyes and said, "Gee, Mommy, I thought you wanted me to be happy!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Use Online Resources For Driving Directions If you have an appointment somewhere that you haven't been before, use a free online website like http://mapquest.com or http://maps.google.com to get driving directions. You can enter your starting location, your destination and get step by step directions, including a map. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ An Irish mountain woman went to the doctor and was told to go home and come back in a couple of days with a specimen. When she got home she asks her husband, "What is a specimen?" He replies," Heck if I know. Go next door and ask Edith. She's a nurse." The woman goes next door and comes back in about twenty minutes with her clothes all torn and with multiple cuts and bruises on her face and body. "What in the world happened?" asked her husband. "Damned if I know," she replies. "I asked Edith what a specimen was, and she told me to go piss in a bottle. I told her to go shit in her hat, and then all hell broke loose!"
___________________________________________________ Most people assume WWJD is for "What would Jesus do?" But the initials really stand for "What would Jesus drive?" One theory is that Jesus would tool around in an old Plymouth because "the Bible says God drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden in a Fury." But in Psalm 83, the Almighty clearly owns a Pontiac and a Geo. The passage urges the Lord to "pursue your enemies with your Tempest and terrify them with your Storm." Perhaps God favors Dodge pickup trucks, because Moses' followers are warned not to go up a mountain "until the Ram's horn sounds a long blast." Some scholars insist that Jesus drove a Honda but didn't like to talk about it. As proof, they cite a verse in St. John's gospel where Christ tells the crowd, "For I did not speak of my own Accord..." Meanwhile, Moses rode an old British motorcycle, as evidenced by a Bible passage declaring that "the roar of Moses' Triumph is heard in the hills." Joshua drove a Triumph sports car with a hole in its muffler: "Joshua's Triumph was heard throughout the land." And, following the Master's lead, the Apostles car pooled in a Honda..."The Apostles were in one Accord." ___________________________________________________
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0408 Theodosius II succeeded to the throne of Constantinople. 

1308 King Albert was murdered by his nephew John, because he refused
his share of the Habsburg lands. 

1486 Christopher Columbus convinced Queen Isabella to fund an
expedition to the West Indies. 

1707 England, Wales and Scotland were united to form Great Britain. 

1805 The state of Virginia passed a law requiring all freed slaves
to leave the state, or risk either imprisonment or deportation. 

1863 In Virginia, the Battle of Chancellorsville began. General
Robert E. Lee's forces began fighting with Union troops under
General Joseph Hooker. Confederate General Stonewall Jackson was
mortally wounded by his own soldiers in this battle. (May 1-4) 

1867 Reconstruction in the South began with black voter
registration. 

1877 U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes withdrew all Federal troops
from the South, ending Reconstruction. 

1883 William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) had his first Wild West Show. 

1884 The construction of the first American 10-story building began
in Chicago, IL. 

1889 Asa Candler published a full-page advertisement in The Atlanta
Journal, proclaiming his wholesale and retail drug business as "sole
proprietors of Coca-Cola ... Delicious. Refreshing. Exhilarating.
Invigorating." Mr. Candler did not actually achieve sole ownership
until 1891 at a cost of $2,300. 

1898 The U.S. Navy under Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet at Manila
Bay in the Philippines. 

1905 In New York, radium was tested as a cure for cancer. 

1915 A German submarine sank the U.S. ship Gulflight. 

1927 Adolf Hitler held his first Nazi meeting in Berlin. 

1931 The Empire State Building in New York was dedicated and opened.
It was 102 stories tall and was the tallest building in the world at
the time. 

1934 The Philippine legislature accepted a U.S. proposal for
independence. 

1937 U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt signed an act of neutrality,
keeping the United States out of World War II. 

1944 The Messerschmitt Me 262, the first combat jet, made its first
flight. 

1945 Martin Bormann, private secretary to Adolf Hitler, escaped from
the Fuehrerbunker as the Red Army advanced on Berlin. 

1945 Admiral Karl Doenitz succeeded Hitler as leader of the Third
Reich. This was one day after Hitler committed suicide. 

1948 The People's Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) was
proclaimed. 

1958 James Van Allen reported that two radiation belts encircled
Earth. 

1960 Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the
Soviet Union. Powers was taken prisoner. 

1961 Fidel Castro announced there would be no more elections in
Cuba. 

1967 Anastasio Somoza Debayle became president of Nicaragua. 

1968 In the second day of battle, U.S. Marines, with the support of
naval fire, continue their attack on a North Vietnamese Division at
Dai Do village. 

1969 Leonard Tose bought the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles for
$16,155,000. 

1970 Students at Kent State University riot in downtown Kent, OH, in
protest of the American invasion of Cambodia. 

1971 The National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak) went into
service. It was established by the U.S. Congress to run the nation's
intercity railroads. 

1981 The Japanese government announced that it would limit passenger
car exports to the United States over the next three years. 

1986 The Tass News Agency reported the Chernobyl nuclear power plant
accident. 

1986 Bill Elliott set a stock car speed record with his Ford
Thunderbird in Talladega, AL. Elliott reached a speed of 212.229
mph. 

1989 Disney-MGM Studios opened. 

1992 On the third day of the Los Angeles riots resulting from the
Rodney King beating trial. King appeared in public to appeal for
calm, he asked, "Can we all get along?" 

1998 Arrow Air was fined $5 million for using spare parts that
lacked federal approval in the U.S. 

1999 On Mount Everest, a group of U.S. mountain climbers discovered
the body of George Mallory. Mallory had died in June of 1924 while
trying to become the first person to reach the summit of Everest. At
the time of the discovery it was unclear whether or not Mallory had
actually reached the summit. 

2001 Chandra Levy was last seen in Washington, DC. Her remains were
found in Rock Creek Park on May 22, 2002. California Congressman
Gary Condit was questioned in the case due to his relationship with
Levy. 

2011 U.S. soldiers killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Monday, April 30

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Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
London Marathon faker is in jail now
Bonehead
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1993 CERN put the World Wide Web software in the public domain. 
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______________________________________________________ It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. --- William Blake (1757 - 1827) University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. --- Henry Kissinger (1923 - ) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Rosie for this story: My teenager was headed to school one morning when I told him that the neck tag on his shirt was hanging out. "I know," he replied. "It's a fad me and some of the guys started." Weeks later, as the style persisted, I commented, "I can't stand it! Every time I see that, I want to fix it for you." I gently tucked the tag in place and rumpled his hair. "Yeah," he said smiling slyly. "All the girls do." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Yeah, I remember those, but have a mental block against their name. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Robert and Peter had applied for jobs at a large company and had to take an intelligence test. Though both of them found the test a breeze, except that they admitted to being momentarily stumped by the final question: "Name a 14 letter word for someone in charge of a plant." "How did you answer that last one?" asked Robert. "I thought it was tough at first.... then I thought of Superintendent." "I think I got it right too," Pete said. "But I wrote down Horticulturist." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Stanley Skupien, 38, London, England London Marathon scammer who stole race number, in jail now. Stanley Skupien claimed another man’s medal after running the final two miles of London Marathon Stanley Skupien, 38, who sleeps rough at Heathrow Airport, told the Sun that crossing the finish line was a ‘dream come true’. Runner Jake Halliday lost his race number after he hit 24 miles, and despite only have a few more miles to go he was unable to finish without it. Jake, 28, from Edinburgh, was disqualified after raising £48,000 for blood cancer charity Bloodwise. Stanley told the publication: ‘I saw the number face-up in the middle of the road. I knew if I had one I would get a medal – my heart leaped, it was a dream come true. I had no thoughts of the person whose number it was.’ He said he was in tears when a woman put the medal around his neck and told min ‘well done.’ Stanley added: ‘It was my biggest moment ever.’ A Facebook post by Peter Mowbray caught the ‘cheat’ after spotting the official finish line photos of Stanley wearing Jake’s number. He wrote: ‘I couldn’t believe this so we went on the Virgin London Marathon website and you can clearly see Jake’s number and you can clearly see the pictures of Jake are completely different to the guy with his number at the end. ‘To see this man smiling and postulating with someone else’s medal made me personally very very angry. I felt very sick at first.’ Stanley, a Polish-born builder, said he ‘feels bad for Jake’. He was arrested at Heathrow on Tuesday on an unrelated theft charge. A London Marathon spokesman said: ‘We are aware a man was arrested at Heathrow. We are now awaiting further information.’
Tech Support Pits From: Renate Re: Bulk delete Gmails Dear Webby, My Gmail is close to locking up. I am at 99%. Gmail doesn't have any function to delete entire years. They say it would lock up their servers. I am sure you have a trick to go around that! What do I do? Renate Dear Renate There IS a way around their restrictions, but it is not easy. First, make some hot keys in Gmail. Go into settings, Keyboard shortcuts and make ` a shortcut for Select All on the page Yes `, the key to the left of the 1 Then make the 1 the shortcut for "Delete Selected". Those 2 will be your power tools. Then set the number of mails per page to 100. You can't go higher, somebody is worried you would lock up their servers. Now dump the TRASH and the SPAM folder. You are never going to look at them anyway. OK, now paste this into the search line on top: before:2016/01/01 (You can, of course, use any date as the deadline) Next hover over the "1-100 of many" button and select "Oldest" You may have to play with that a bit. Now you see the mail that is from before 2016. 100 of them anyway. If the mails that show are not from before 2016, then you missed a step. Once you see the mails from before 2016, hit your left power tool. ` 100 mails are selected. Now hit the second power tool: "1" Those selected mails are gone. It will take a while, when you have nearly 15 GB of mail, but it will work. Now just toggle between ` and 1 Each time you hit ` a hundred mails are selected, and when you hit 1, those are dumped. This finger exercise is perfect for when you are on the phone, or if your cyber lover is a slow typist. After each session, dump the trash. Your finger exercises just re- assign the location of the mails from INBOX to TRASH. They are still there, just their cap has been turned backwards. Dumping the trash gets rid of them. You will soon have plenty of elbow room in your Gmail. Have FUN DearWebby Thanks to Ross for this story: Two Jewish men, Sid and Al, were sitting in a Mexican restaurant. Sid asked Al, "Are there any people of our faith born and raised in Mexico?" Al replied, "I don't know, let's ask our waiter." When the waiter came by, Al asked him, "Are there any Mexican Jews?" and the waiter said, "I don't know Senor, I'll ask the cooks." He returned from the kitchen in a few minutes and said "No sir, no Mexican Jews." Al wasn't really satisfied with that and asked, "Are you absolutely sure?" The waiter, realizing he was dealing with "Gringos" gave the expected answer, "I will check again, Senor!" and went back into the kitchen. While the waiter was away, Sid said, "I find it hard to believe that there are no Jews in Mexico. Our people are scattered everywhere." The waiter returned and said "Senor, the head cook said there is no Mexican Jews." "Are you certain?" Al asked once again. "I can't believe there are no Mexican Jews!" "Senor, I ask EVERYONE," replied the exasperated waiter, "All we have is Orange Jews, Prune Jews, Tomato Jews, and Grape Jews."
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A young man who wants to see the world signs on to a tramp steamer to be trained as a helmsman. He masters the classroom instruction, then starts his practical training on the wheel of the vessel. In his first lesson, the mate gives him a heading, and the young fellow holds to it. Then the mate orders, "Come starboard." Pleased at knowing immediately which way starboard is, the young man leaves the helm and walks over to his instructor. The mate has an incredulous look on his face as the helm swings freely. Then, rather gently considering the circum- stance, he asks politely, "Could you bring the ship with you?"
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Maxine, the platinum blonde, reported for her final examination which consisted of Yes / No answers. She took her seat in the examination hall, stared at the question paper, and then in a bit of inspiration, took a quarter out of her purse. She started tossing the coin and marking the answer sheet "Yes" for heads and "N" for tails. Within 30 minutes she was all done whereas the rest of the class was still sweating it out. During the last few minutes of the exam period, Maxine frantically started flipping the coin again. The moderator, concerned about what she was doing, stopped by her desk and asked if she was ok. "Oh yes, I'm fine. I finished the exam a half hour ago--but," explaining the frantic coin tossing, "I'm going back through and checking my answers!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Use Online Resources For Driving Directions If you have an appointment somewhere that you haven't been before, use a free online website like http://mapquest.com or http://maps.google.com to get driving directions. You can enter your starting location, your destination and get step by step directions, including a map. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com NEVER check for shortest distance! Always check for shortest time. A shortest distance route will often zigzag you trough a busy downtown with thousands of stop signs and traffic lights and you could waste a day getting through Phoenix, Az, for example. The fastest route will be a few miles more, but without a single stop sign. Also check the highway reports for the area and then take a zoomed out overview and apply common sense. You may decide to add a midway point to drag the route away from an area with lots of construction. Half an hour on the net can save you a lot of aggravation and gas and time. Once I have my route nailed down, I usually print it with ClickBook in 4 page per sheet paperback book size. Especially on a long trip, a neat little booklet is a lot easier to use than a stack of full size loose sheets. By the way, you don't need a special printer for that. Any printer will do. All you need is the ClickBook program. Highly recommended! I also use it to print out e-books in paperback size front and back printed. Saves a lot on paper and ink and makes nice, compact booklets. ____________________________________________________ >From Rosie My kindergarten-aged daughter suddenly announced just before school that she needed to take a clean tee shirt to class. She told us the teacher was going to iron an anti-drug message on it. My wife frantically swept through my daughter's room, finding nothing usable but one tee shirt that already had something printed on one side. She sent it off to school with my daughter. That afternoon, my daughter returned and happily showed off her shirt. On one side it said, "Families are Forever." And on the other, "Be Smart, Don't Start."
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___________________________________________________ Arthur was sitting outside his local pub one day, enjoying a quiet pint and generally feeling good about himself, when a nun suddenly appears at his table and starts decrying the evils of drink. "You should be ashamed of yourself young man! Drinking is a Sin! Alcohol is the blood of the devil!" Now Arthur gets pretty annoyed about this, and goes on the offensive. "How do *you* know, Sister?" "My Mother Superior told me so" "But have you ever had a drink yourself? How can you be sure that what you are saying is right?" "Don't be ridiculous - of course I have never taken alcohol myself" "Then let me buy you a drink - if you still believe afterwards that it is evil, I will give up drinking for life" "How could I, a Nun, sit outside this public house drinking?!" "I'll get the barman to put it in a teacup for you, then no-one will know" The Nun reluctantly agrees, so Arthur goes inside to the bar. "Another pint for me, and a triple Southern Comfort on the rocks", then he lowers his voice and says to the barman "... and could you put the Southern Comfort in a teacup?" "Oh no! Is that the mayor dressed up as a Nun again, is she?" ___________________________________________________
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0030 Jesus of Nazareth was crucified. 

0313 Licinius unified the whole of the eastern empire under his own
rule. 

1250 King Louis IX of France was ransomed for one million dollars. 

1527 Henry VIII and King Francis of France signed the treaty of
Westminster. 

1725 Spain withdrew from Quadruple Alliance. 

1789 George Washington took office as first elected U.S. president. 

1803 The U.S. purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for $15
million. 

1812 Louisiana admitted as the 18th U.S. state. 

1849 The republican patriot and guerrilla leader Giuseppe Garabaldi
repulsed a French attack on Rome. 

1864 Work began on the Dams along the Red River. The work would
allow Union General Nathaniel Banks' troops to sail over the rapids
above Alexandria, Louisiana. 

1889 George Washington's inauguration became the first U.S. national
holiday. 

1900 Hawaii was organized as an official U.S. territory. 

1900 Casey Jones was killed while trying to save the runaway train
"Cannonball Express." 

1930 The Soviet Union proposed a military alliance with France and
Great Britain. 

1938 Happy Rabbit appeared in the cartoon "Porky's Hare Hunt." This
rabbit would later evolve into Bugs Bunny. 

1939 The first railroad car equipped with fluorescent lights was put
into service. The train car was known as the "General Pershing
Zephyr." 

1943 The British submarine HMS Seraph dropped 'the man who never
was,' a dead man the British planted with false invasion plans, into
the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain. 

1945 Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide. They had been
married for one day. One week later Germany surrendered
unconditionally. 

1947 The name of Boulder Dam, in Nevada, was changed back to Hoover
Dam. 

1948 The Organization of American States (OAS) held its first
meeting in Bogota, Colombia. The institution's goal was to
facilitate better relations between the member nations and to help
prevent the spread of communism in the Western Hemisphere. 

1952 Mr. Potato Head became the first toy to be advertised on
network television. 

1953 The British West Indian colonies agreed on the formation of the
British Caribbean Federation that would eventually become a self-
governing unit in the British Commonwealth. 

1964 The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be equipped to
receive both VHF and UHF channels. 

1968 U.S. Marines attacked a division of North Vietnamese in the
village of Dai Do. 

1970 U.S. troops invaded Cambodia to disrupt North Vietnamese Army
base areas. The announcement by U.S. President Nixon led to
widespread protests. 

1972 The North Vietnamese launched an invasion of the South. 

1973 U.S. President Nixon announced resignation of Haldeman,
Ehrlichman, and other top aides. 

1975 Communists North Vietnamese troops entered the Independence
Palace of South Vietnam in Saigon. 11 Marines lifted off of the U.S.
Embassy roof were the last soldiers to evacuate. 

1980 Terrorists seized the Iranian Embassy in London. 

1984 U.S. President Reagan signed cultural and scientific agreements
with China. He also signed a tax accord that would make it easier
for American companies to operate in China. 

1991 An estimated 125,000 people were killed in a cyclone that hit
Bangladesh. 

1993 CERN put the World Wide Web software in the public domain. 

1993 Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a tennis match in
Hamburg, Germany. The man called himself a fan of second- ranked
Steffi Graf. He was convicted of causing grievous bodily harm and
received a suspended sentence. 

1998 NATO was expanded to include Poland, Hungary and the Czech
Republic. The three nations were formally admitted the following
April at NATO's 50th anniversary summit. 

1998 United and Delta airlines announced their alliance that would
give them control of 1/3 of all U.S. passenger seats. 

1998 In the U.S., Federal regulators fined a contractor $2.25
million for improper handling of oxygen canisters on ValuJet that
crashed in the Florida Everglades in 1996. 

2002 Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was overwhelmingly
approved for another five years as president. 

2012 One World Trade Center became the tallest structure in New York
when it surpassed the height of the Empire State Building. 

2015 NASA's Messenger spacecraft crashed into the surface of
Mercury. The space probe had sent back more than 270,000 pictures to
earth. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Sunday, April 29

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Man jailed after giving middle finger 
to speed camera
Bonehead
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Today, April 29 in
1992 Rioting began after a jury decision to acquit four Los Angeles
policemen in the Rodney King beating trial. 54 people were killed in
3 days. 
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_____________________________________________________ A father and son went fishing one day. While they were out in the boat, the boy suddenly became curious about the world around him. He asked his father, "How does this boat float? The father replied, "Don't rightly know son." A little later, the boy looked at his father and asked, "How do fish breath underwater?" Once again the father replied, "Don't rightly know son." A little later the boy asked his father, "Why is the sky blue?" Again, the father repied. "Don't rightly know son." Finally, the boy asked his father, "Dad, do you mind my asking you all of these questions?" The father repied, "Of course not, you don't ask questions, you never learn nothin'." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Timothy Hill, 67, North Yorkshire, England Man Jailed After Flipping Off Traffic Camera While Using Laser Jammer A driver who flipped the bird at a traffic camera is about to be a jailbird. A court in England has sentenced Timothy Hill, 67, to eight months in prison after he was caught using an illegal laser jammer to avoid speeding tickets. While investigating him for the infraction, the 67-year-old was spotted behind the wheel of his Range Rover while giving the middle finger to mobile traffic cameras on three separate occasions, SWNS reports. “If you want to attract our attention, repeatedly gesturing at police camera vans with your middle finger while you’re driving a distinctive car fitted with a laser jammer is an excellent way to do it,” the head of traffic enforcement for North Yorkshire said after the sentencing. Hill initially denied the accusations against him, but later fessed up after admitting he’d thrown the device into a river in an attempt to avoid prosecution. He pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice, but wasn’t charged with speeding since the jammer prevented police from determining how fast he was driving.
Tech Support Pits From: George Re: MailWasher and Gmail Dear Webby, How would MailWasher work on the web based email programs like gmail? Also, can you tell me anything about how to transfer audio tapes to MP3s? I have some Books on Tape that I want on the computer. George Dear George Yes you can: In GMail: Click Settings > Forwarding and POP > POP Download > Check Enable POP only for mail that arrives from now on. Go to: When messages are accessed with POP and choose Delete Gmails copy. Click Save changes. In MailWasher Pro: Click Tools > Accounts > Add > select POP3 > click OK. Enter a name reference for your account and click Next. Enter pop.gmail.com in the POP3 server address field. Enter your full GMail email address in the User Name field. Enter your GMail password in the Password field. Click Advanced Account Options. Check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL) under Incoming Mail (POP3). The port will change to 995. Click OK. Click OK. Click Close. To convert analog tapes to digital data, you need to play them, and record them digitally. The rude and crude way for that is to lay your computer microphone on top of your tape player's speaker, and use a program like Audacity to record it and save it as MP3 or MP4. If your tape player has a head set socket, you can connect a patch cord (male on both ends) from there to the AUX IN socket on your computer. (The blue one) That way you eliminate outside noises and get a much cleaner recording. Most recorder programs have at least some basic equalizer and filter functions that allow you to clip the crackle and pop which is quite common on tape recordings, and you wind up with better quality than you started out with. Same as with a tape recorder, you can patch other devices to the AUX IN, like for example a record player, CD player, radio and even electronic instruments. Have FUN DearWebby Groan Alert! There once was a church meeting where the topic was "Burial or Cremation?" Two of the people got rather worked up. One said to the other, If you have yourself cremated, all you will be doing is making an ash of yourself!" The other replied, "Well, I'm told that petroleum comes from fossilized old bones, so if you have yourself buried,all you will be doing . . . is making a fuel of yourself!"
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God and Men's Sex Lives When the good Lord was making the world, he called Man aside and bestowed upon him 20 years of normal sex life. Man was horrified, but the Creator refused to budge. Then the Lord called the Monkey and gave him 20 years. "But I don't need 20 years," said the Monkey. "Ten years is plenty." "May I have the other 10 years?" asked Man. The Monkey agreed. The Lord called the Lion next and also gave him 20 good years. The Lion also only wanted 10, so again Man asked for the remaining ten. Then came the Donkey, who was also granted 20 years. Like the others, 10 was more than enough. Man again asked for the spare ten years and got them. This explains why Man has 20 years of normal sex life, 10 years of monkeying around, 10 years of lion 'bout it, and 10 years of making an ass out of himself.
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A man bought several acres of wasteland and within a year, turned it into a thriving produce farm. The local pastor stopped by and complimented the man on his vast progress. Then he added, "Wondrous things can surely happen when man and God work together." "Amen," said the man, "but you should've seen the place when God was running it alone." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Shampoo for Ring Around the Collar The easiest way to get rid of ring around the collar is to use shampoo. Just use a small paintbrush and paint it on the stains before washing. By Dee Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ New Yorkers are a breed apart. A man was mugged but had no cash. Afraid he'd be hurt, he offered to write the guy a check. The mugger said dumbfounded, "A check? Why would I take a check from you? I don't even know you!"
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___________________________________________________ Breaking Up Is Hard To Do... (especially when you share the same major!) PSYCHOLOGY Girl accuses guy of just using her as a substitute for his Mother. SOCIOLOGY Each claims to have been oppressed in the relationship. ARCHAEOLOGY One tries to bury the past, and accuses the other of trying to dig it up. THEATRE "OH! Life is... ENDED... as we KNOW it!" BIOLOGY "You just wanted to get in my genes!" PHYSICS Both resign themselves to the fact that what goes up must come down. JOURNALISM "Today was the end of an era. Jack, 19, and Jill, 18, called an end to their relationship of 2 weeks..." WOMEN'S STUDIES "HE did it!" BUSINESS Both decide that they're spending way too much money together, and that it's simply cheaper to be single. HISTORY Each party argues the breakup was caused by something the other party did in the past. GEOGRAPHY Both people decide to simply move far away to avoid each other. ANATOMY "I never liked your body anyway." ECONOMICS One party demands more than the other can supply. ___________________________________________________
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1289 Qala'un, the Sultan of Egypt, captured Tripoli. 

1429 Joan of Arc led Orleans, France, to victory over Britain. 

1661 The Chinese Ming dynasty occupied Taiwan. 

1672 King Louis XIV of France invaded the Netherlands. 

1813 Rubber was patented by J.F. Hummel. 

1852 The first edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus was published. 

1858 Austrian troops invaded Piedmont. 

1862 New Orleans fell to Union forces during the Civil War. 

1879 In Cleveland, OH, electric arc lights were used for the first
time. 

1913 Gideon Sundback patented an all-purpose zipper. 

1916 Irish nationalists surrendered to British authorities in
Dublin. 

1918 Germany's Western Front offensive ended in World War I. 

1924 An open revolt broke out in Santa Clara, Cuba. 

1927 Construction of the Spirit of St. Louis was completed for
Lindbergh. 

1941 The Boston Bees agreed to change their name to the Braves. 

1945 The German Army in Italy surrendered unconditionally to the
Allies. 

1945 In a bunker in Berlin, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun were married.
Hitler designated Admiral Karl Doenitz his successor. 

1945 The Nazi death camp, Dachau, was liberated. 

1946 Twenty-eight former Japanese leaders were indicted in Tokyo as
war criminals. 

1952 IBM President Thomas J. Watson, Jr., informed his company's
stockholders that IBM was building "the most advanced, most flexible
high-speed computer in the world." The computer was unveiled April
7, 1953, as the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine. 

1974 U.S. President Nixon announced he was releasing edited
transcripts of secretly made White House tape recordings related to
the Watergate scandal. 

1975 The U.S. embassy in Vietnam was evacuated as North Vietnamese
forces fought their way into Saigon. 

1984 In California, the Diablo Canyon nuclear reactor went online
after a long delay due to protests. 

1990 The destruction of the Berlin Wall began. 

1992 Exxon executive Sidney Reso was kidnapped outside his Morris
Township, NJ, home by Arthur Seale. Seale was a former Exxon
security official. Reso died while in captivity. 

1992 Rioting began after a jury decision to acquit four Los Angeles
policemen in the Rodney King beating trial. 54 people were killed in
3 days. 

1994 Israel and the PLO signed an agreement in Paris which granted
Palestinians broad authority to set taxes, control trade and
regulate banks under self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho. 

1997 Staff Sgt. Delmar Simpson, a drill instructor at Aberdeen
Proving Ground in Maryland, was convicted of raping six female
trainees. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison and was
dishonorably discharged. 

1997 Astronaut Jerry Linenger and cosmonaut Vasily Tsibliyev went on
the first U.S.-Russian space walk. 

1998 The U.S., Canada and Mexico end tariffs on $1 billion in NAFTA
trade. 

1998 Brazil announced a plan to protect a large area of Amazon
forest. The area was about the size of Colorado. 

2003 Mr. T (Laurence Tureaud) filed a lawsuit against Best Buy Co.
Inc., that claimed the store did not have permission to use his
likeness in a print ad. 

2009 NATO expelled two Russian diplomats from NATO headquarters in
Brussels over a spy scandal in Estonia. Russia's Foreign Ministry
criticized the expulsions. 

2015 The White Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-2 at Camden Yards.
The game was played without a crowd present due to the ongoing riots
and protests in Baltimore. This was the first time a Major League
Baseball game was played in front of an empty house. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Saturday, April 28

Will rogers's famous quote:"there's no trick to being a humorist
when you have the whole government working for you.", is obsolete.
The left wing alone is mopre than enough.

The official witch hunt is winding down and as stale as obama's fake
birth certificate, so now broom hilda's hog claims that putin is
funding the nra. 

He might be a good hypnotist and some day follow in al gore's and
obama's footsteps, but right now one wonders what the hell is that
kid smoking! Whatever it is, it should be illegal, if it isn't
already. 

Putin is not, I repat, not, interested in an armed america.
It's not that he plans to attack and take alaska back, he is
concerned about his peons wanting to be as armed as the americans.

While putin might have joked over a beer or two about messing with
elections and encouraging assange to release broom hilda's dirty
laundry, same as most likely some of trump's downliners did, none of
them actually did anything about it.

The way broom hilda was messing up, they did not have to do
anything.

Sure, putin needs trump to make america great again, not broom hilda
causing a depression. Putin wants a cold war with a worthy and
credible oponent in order to scare his tax payers, not a whiny
socialist that the rest of the world snickers about. Luckily she put
her feet into her mouth often enough, and the people were fed up
with the lame stream media and voted against the media. 

The same happened in the gore/bush race. The lame stream media
predicted that the socialist hypnotist would win by a big margin.
Well, the people were fed up with that and voted against the media.
So bubba, the cowboy with the classy wife, got into the white house.

This time we have archie bunker jr with the classy wife.
It is good to see her in there and at functions!

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman accused of reckless driving, 
DUI in interstate construction zone
Bonehead
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1686 The first volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia Mathamatic" was
published. Old math is based on that. New math is based on raving
lunacy.
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_____________________________________________________ Flying to Los Angeles from San Francisco the other day, a passenger noticed that the "Fasten Seat Belts" sign was kept lit during the whole journey although the flight was a particularly smooth one. Just before landing, he asked the stewardess about it. "Well," she explained, "up front there are 17 University of California girls going to Los Angeles for the weekend. "In back, there are 25 Coast Guard enlistees. What would you do?" _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Savannah Lee Storie, 24, Jacksonville, Florida Florida woman accused of reckless driving, DUI in interstate construction zone A Jacksonville woman faces multiple charges, including a DUI, after police say she tried to speed through an active construction zone site early Tuesday. At approximately 12:15 a.m., an officer was conducting a rolling road block at a construction zone at I-95 northbound at University Boulevard when a white four-door car passed all traffic, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The car, which was being driven in the inside emergency lane, had passed three police cars with their emergency equipment activated, the report said. The officer reported the vehicle traveling at 60 mph as it passed patrol vehicles, and then accelerating to 100 mph in the 45 mph construction zone as it pulled away from the road block. According to the officer, the driver was speeding toward construction workers. The officer began to pursue the car. The report said the car accelerated to 110 mph as the officer pursued the driver. The car stopped because construction equipment was blocking the road. The officer approached the car and opened a door to find the woman, identified as 24-year-old Savannah Lee Storie, sitting in the driver's seat, the report said. The officer told Storie to turn off the engine, but he noted that she stared blankly at him. Storie was told to get out but she reportedly did not comply. The officer tried to pull Storie out of the car twice by her wrist but she pulled away, according to the report. The woman broke free of the officer's grip, put the car in drive and started driving toward construction workers, the officer reported. The officer reached into her car to put it into park. She hit the gas while the officer grabbed the ignition key and turned off the car. The car rolled to a stop on the right shoulder. The officer removed her from the car, and told her to get on the ground, but she did not comply. He had to put the woman in a total appendage restraint in order to arrest her. The officer said he could smell a strong alcoholic odor coming from her breath. While in custody, the woman reportedly banged her head several times in order to hurt herself, and was taken to UF Health. Storie was booked without being present. Storie faces charges of resisting an officer with violence, reckless driving, unlawful speeding, driving under the influence and driving a vehicle without wearing a safety belt.
Tech Support Pits From: Ruby Re: Spam Epidemic Dear Webby, Have you noticed that there is a real spam epidemic going on? 90% of my mail is spam, and it's driving me nuts! How does a company like yours deal with it? And why isn't anybody doing something about it? Ruby Dear Ruby No, I haven't noticed that. You see, I live a very simple and sheltered life. One of my shelters is MailWasher. I just see the 120 - 200 mails that I need to see and answer. I don't really give a hoot about how or which way Mailwasher dumps the other 4800 - 5000 mails every day, but I know that they are reported to the FireTrust spam database. The reason nobody in the US is doing anything against spam is because the spammers bought your Senate and financed the CAN SPAM act, and so they are nicely protected. Just look at the courts in Illinois trying to fine Spamhaus, a European blacklisting service $12 Million. US law protects the spammers and you get fined if you try to fight them. Luckily, Spamhaus is in England, and told the Illinois courts where to stuff their pro-spammer ruling. They don't have laws to protect the spammers in England. The same goes for New Zealand, where MailWasher and FireTrust are hiding out, safely out of reach of the CAN-SPAM spammer protection act. Unless you can rent more senators than the spammers have, all I can recommend is that you get MailWasher, and let it nuke the spam right on the server and not let it bother you. Have FUN DearWebby A young executive was leaving the office one evening when he found the CEO standing in front of a shredder with a piece of paper in his hand. "Listen," said the CEO, "this is important and my assistant has left. Can you make this thing work?" "Certainly", said the young man, flattered that the CEO had asked him for help. He turned the the machine on, inserted the paper and pressed the start button. "Excellent!" said the CEO as his paper disappeared inside the machine. "I need two copies of that."
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A Mexican newspaper reports that bored Royal Air Force pilots stationed on the Falkland Islands, have devised what they consider a marvelous new game. Noting that the local penguins are fascinated by airplanes, the pilots search out a beach where the birds are gathered and fly slowly along it at the water's edge. Perhaps ten thousand penguins turn their heads in unison, watching the planes go by. Then the pilots turn around and fly back, and all the birds turn their heads in the opposite direction, like spectators at a slow-motion tennis match. Then, the paper reports, "The pilots fly out to sea and turn directly toward the penguin colony and overfly it. Heads go up, up, up, and ten thousand penguins fall over onto their backs.
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Two men at a bar had been enjoying a few drinks for the past couple of hours and were pretty drunk when one of them notices a beautiful woman sitting in the corner. One says to the other, "Jeez, I'd really like to dance with that girl." The other man replies, "Well go ahead and ask her, don't be a chicken shit." So the man approaches the lovely woman and says, "Excuse me. Would you be so kind as to dance with me?" Seeing the man is totally drunk the woman says, "I'm sorry. Right now I'm concentrating on matrimony, and I'd rather sit than dance." So the man humbly returns to his friend. "So what did she say?" asks the friend. The drunk responded, "She said she's constipated on macaroni, and would rather sh** in her pants." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Frugal Wedding Reception Saving money on your wedding reception by having it outdoors. Have it at a park, a campground or at someone's house who has a big yard. Other locations to consider if you must have the reception indoors: your local community center; Elks, Lions or VFW Club, especially if someone in your family is a member; some Senior Citizen Centers have great halls they can rent for receptions. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ There was a Scot, American, and a Iraqui in a plane on fire and about to crash. There were no parachutes and the only exit was to jump from 49,000 feet high. As the Scottish jumped he yelled, "God save me!" and landed safely in a haystack. When the American jumped he also yelled, "God save me!" and landed safely in another haystack. The Iraqui wasn't good at his English and when he jumped he yelled, "God shave me!", and went splat on the roof of a barber shop.
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0357 Constantius II visited Rome for the first time. 

1282 Villagers in Palermo led a revolt against French rule in
Sicily. 

1635 Virginia Governor John Harvey was accused of treason and
removed from office. 

1686 The first volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia Mathamatic" was
published. Old math is based on that. New math is based on raving
lunacy.

1788 Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the U.S.
constitution. 

1789 A mutiny on the British ship Bounty took place when a rebel
crew took the ship and set sail to Pitcairn Island. The mutineers
left Captain W. Bligh and 18 sailors adrift. 

1818 U.S. President James Monroe proclaimed naval disarmament on the
Great Lakes and Lake Champlain. 

1896 The Addressograph was patented by J.S. Duncan. 

1902 A revolution broke out in the Dominican Republic. 

1910 First night air flight was performed by Claude Grahame-White in
England. 

1914 W.H. Carrier patented the design of his air conditioner. 

1916 The British declared martial law throughout Ireland. 

1919 The League of Nations was founded. 

1920 Azerbaijan joined the USSR. 

1923 The British Empire Exhibition Stadium (or Empire Stadium)
opened to the public. 

1930 The first organized night baseball game was played in
Independence, Kansas. 

1932 The yellow fever vaccine for humans was announced. 

1937 The first animated-cartoon electric sign was displayed on a
building on Broadway in New York City. It was created by Douglas
Leight. 

1945 Benito Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci were executed
by Italian partisans as they attempted to flee the country. 

1946 The Allies indicted Tojo with 55 counts of war crimes. 

1947 Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl and five others set out
in a balsa wood craft known as Kon Tiki to prove that Peruvian
Indians could have settled in Polynesia. The trip began in Peru and
took 101 days to complete the crossing of the Pacific Ocean. 

1952 The U.S. occupation of Japan officially ended when a treaty
with the U.S. and 47 other countries went into effect. 

1953 French troops evacuated northern Laos. 

1962 In the Sahara Desert of Algeria, a team led by Red Adair used
explosives to put out the well fire known as the Devil's Cigarette
Lighter. The fire was caused by a pipe rupture on November 6, 1961. 

1965 The U.S. Army and Marines invaded the Dominican Republic to
evacuate Americans. 

1967 Muhammad Ali refused induction into the U.S. Army and was
stripped of boxing title. He cited religious grounds for his
refusal. 

1969 Charles de Gaulle resigned as president of France. 

1977 Christopher Boyce was convicted of selling U.S. secrets. 

1985 The largest sand castle in the world was completed near St.
Petersburg, FL. It was four stories tall. 

1988 In Maui, HI, one flight attendant was killed when the fuselage
of a Boeing 737 ripped open in mid-flight. 

1989 Mobil announced that they were divesting from South Africa
because congressional restrictions were too costly. 

1994 Former CIA official Aldrich Ames, who had given U.S. secrets to
the Soviet Union and then Russia, pled guilty to espionage and tax
evasion. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. 

1996 U.S. President Clinton gave a 4 1/2 hour videotaped testimony
as a defense witness in the criminal trial of his former Whitewater
business partners. 

1997 A worldwide treaty to ban chemical weapons took effect. Russia
and other countries such as Iraq and North Korea did not sign. 

1999 The U.S. House of Representatives rejected (on a tie vote of
213-213) a measure expressing support for NATO's five-week-old air
campaign in Yugoslavia. The House also voted to limit the
president's authority to use ground forces in Yugoslavia. 

2001 A Russian rocket launched from Central Asia with the first
space tourist aboard. The crew consisted of California businessman
Dennis Tito and two cosmonauts. The destination was the
international space station. 

2008 India set a world record when it sent 10 satellites into orbit
from a single launch. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Friday, April 27
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!


Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Young mum lost ears, fingers and part of 
her face when neighbour set her on fire.
Arsonist got 19 years.
Bonehead
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1813 Americans under Gen. Pike sacked York (present day Toronto),
the seat of government in Ontario, in retaliation for the Canucks
burning down the White House.
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______________________________________________________ He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder. --- M. C. Escher (1898 - 1972) Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment. --- R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983) The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A gent from Chicago was on a fishing vacation up north in the Wisconsin woods. He was out fishing on a lake in a small boat and not having much luck. He noticed a man in another small boat that was close by, open his tackle box and take out a mirror. Being curious the man rowed over and enquired, "What is the mirror for?" "That's my secret way to catch fish," replied the other man. "I Shine the mirror on the top of the water. The fish notice the spot of sun on the water above and they swim up to the surface. Then I just reach down, net them and pull them into the boat." "Wow! Does that really work?" exclaimed the guy from Chicago "You bet it does." was the response. "Would you be interested in selling that mirror? I'll give you $50 for it." offered the big city gent. "Well, okay." said the country guy. After the money was transferred, the city fisherman asked, "By the way, how many did you catch this week?" The country local, grinned and said, "You're the sixth." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Quoddy lighthouse in Lubec Maine _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ "If you're going to work here young man, " said the boss, "the number two thing you must learn is that we are very keen on cleanliness in this firm." "Did you wipe your feet on the mat as you came in?" "Oh, yes, sir." responded the young man. "And another thing the number one thing we are very keen on is truthfulness. There is no mat." said the boss. _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Joshua L Franklin, 19, East Alton, Illinois Young mum lost ears, fingers and part of her face when neighbour set her on fire. Arsonist got 19 years. A young woman who tried to help her neighbour almost died when she was doused with fuel and set on fire. Kirsten Ashby, 27, saw there was some kind of problem between her neighbour and his girlfriend, and went to try and help. But Raymond Bowen threw petrol over her, then flicked a lighter to set her on fire while he stood smoking a cigarette. She was left with no finger tips, no ears, layers of her skin on her face burned away, and her shoulder-length dark hair burned away. Bowen was jailed for 19 years today for attempted murder after the attack 23 weeks ago. Kristen has been in hospital since the attack, and her parents have spoken out to try and raise money for her treatment and adaptations to help her when she leaves hospital. Her parents, Lynn and Paul, have taken care of Kirsten’s daughter Maddison, nine, since the attack and visited her in hospital as she has undergone a staggering 80 operations to start rebuilding her face and body. Her parents said today that they were told to expect the worst as she was not expected to survive the horrific ordeal. They described her as a ‘stubborn soul’ and her recovery, much of which had been in isolation due to the risk of contracting an infection, was a slow and painful process. In the first month after the incident Kirsten was placed in a medically induced coma so her body could deal with the shock and pain caused by the extensive burns.
Tech Support Pits From: Bill Re: Internet Explorer Dear Webby, I have uninstalled it several times according to your directions. I am trying to get it to stop reinstalling with each windows "important updates". I don't want to stop the required updates. Is this possible? Thanks Bill Dear Bill I have disabled mine many years ago, but don't remember how I did it. However, it seems that enough people have made enough noise about that, so that Microsoft has issued a blocker: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40722 The Internet Explorer 11 Blocker Toolkit enables users to disable automatic delivery of Internet Explorer 11 as an important class update via Automatic Updates (AU) feature of Windows Update (WU). Please let me know how that works. Have FUN DearWebby HELPLINE: "General Motors HelpLine, how can I help you?" CUSTOMER: "My car ran fine for a week, and now it won't go anywhere!" HELPLINE: "Is the gas tank empty?" CUSTOMER: "Huh? How do I know!?" HELPLINE: "There's a little gauge on the front panel, with a needle, and markings from 'E' to 'F.' Where is the needle pointing?" CUSTOMER: "It's pointing to 'E.' What does that mean?" HELPLINE: "It means that you have to visit a gasoline vendor, and purchase some more gasoline. You can install it yourself, or pay the vendor to install it for you." CUSTOMER: "What!?" I paid $42,000. for this car! Now you tell me that I have to keep buying more components? I want a car that comes with everything built in!"
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A college student with a young child was pleased when her daughter became eligible to attend the day care center at the University. The director of the day care gave the mother a tour of the facilities. To assure herself of the center's high standards, the young mother asked about the curriculum. "Well," said the director, eyes twinkling, "today we are studying the children's favorite philosopher: Play-Doh."
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Married for a night A man and a woman, who had never met before, but were both married to other people, found themselves assigned to the same sleeping compartment on a transcontinental train. Though initially embarrassed and uneasy over sharing a room, they were both very tired and fell asleep quickly, he in the upper bunk and she in the lower. At 1:00 AM, the man leaned over and gently woke the woman saying, "Ma'am, I'm sorry to bother you, but would you be willing to reach into the closet to get me a second blanket? I'm awfully cold." "I have a better idea," she replied. "Just for tonight, let's pretend that we're married." "Wow! That's a great idea!" he exclaimed." "Good," she replied. "Get your own damn blanket!" After a moment of silence, he farted, long and loud. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Cheesy Salsa Chicken By l_rambou [20 Posts, 10 Comments] Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25-35 minutes Total Time: 40-50 minutes Yield: 2 Ingredients: 2 large skinless boneless chicken breasts 2-4 tsp taco seasoning 1 cup salsa 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Cheesy Salsa Chicken ingredients Steps: Preheat oven in 375 F. Season each chicken breast with taco seasoning. Place in ungreased 8" glass baking dish. Spoon salsa on top of each seasoned breast. Top with grated cheddar cheese. Bake for 25-35 minutes until chicken is tender and cooked through. Serve with rice. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Jimmy is almost 29 years old, his friends have already gotten married, and Jimmy just dates and dates. Finally a friend asks him, "What's the matter, are you looking for the perfect woman? Are you that particular? Can't you find anyone who suits you?" "No," Jimmy replies. "I meet many nice girls, but as soon as I bring them home to meet my parents, my mother doesn't like them. So I keep on looking!" "Listen," his friend suggests, "Why don't you find a girl who's just like your dear ole mother?" Many weeks go by and again Jimmy and his friend get together. "So, Jimmy, did you find the perfect girl yet? One that's just like your mother?" Jimmy shrugs his shoulders, "Yes I found one just like mom. My mother loved her, they quickly became friends." "Are you and this girl engaged, yet?" "I'm afraid not, my father can't stand her!"
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___________________________________________________ An old maid was held up in a dark alley. She explained she had no money, but the robber insisted that it must be in her bra, or in her panties and started feeling around. "I told you I haven't got any money," the spinster said, "but if you keep doing that, I'll write you a check." ___________________________________________________
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1296 The Scots were defeated by Edward I at the Battle of Dunbar. 

1509 Pope Julius II excommunicated the Italian state of Venice for
not paying taxes to Rome. 

1521 Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by natives in
the Philippines. 

1565 The first Spanish settlement in Philippines was established in
Cebu City. 

1805 A force led by U.S. Marines captured the city of Derna, on the
shores of Tripoli. 

1813 Americans under Gen. Pike captured York (present day Toronto)
the seat of government in Ontario in retaliation for the Canucks
burning down the White House.

1861 West Virginia seceded from Virginia after Virginia seceded from
the Union during the American Civil War. 

1861 U.S. President Lincoln issued an order to General Winfield
Scott that authorized him to suspend the writ of habeas corpus
between Philadelphia and Washington at or near any military line. 

1863 The Army of the Potomac began marching on Chancellorsville. 

1865 In the U.S. the Sultana exploded while carrying 2,300 Union
POWs. Between 1,400 2,000 were killed. 

1880 Francis Clarke and M.G. Foster patented the electrical hearing
aid. 

1909 The sultan of Turkey, Abdul Hamid II, was overthrown. 

1938 Geraldine Apponyi married King Zog of Albania. She was the
first American woman to become a queen. 

1938 A colored baseball was used for the first time in any baseball
game. The ball was yellow and was used between Columbia and Fordham
Universities in New York City. 

1945 The Second Republic was founded in Austria. 

1946 The SS African Star was placed in service. It was the first
commercial ship to be equipped with radar. 

1950 South Africa passed the Group Areas Act, which formally
segregated races. 

1953 The U.S. offered $50,000 and political asylum to any Communist
pilot that delivered a MIG jet. 

1953 Five people were killed and 60 injured when Mt. Aso erupted on
the island of Kyushu. 

1960 The submarine Tullibee was launched from Groton, CT. It was the
first sub to be equipped with closed-circuit television. 

1961 The United Kingdom granted Sierra Leone independence. 

1965 "Pampers" were patented by R.C. Duncan. 

1967 In Montreal, Prime Minister Lester Pearson lighted a flame to
open Expo 67. 

1975 Saigon was encircled by North Vietnamese troops. 

1978 Pro-Soviet Marxists seized control of Afghanistan. 

1982 The trial of John W. Hinckley Jr. began in Washington. Hinckley
was later acquitted by reason of insanity for the shooting of U.S.
President Reagan and three others. 

1982 China proposed a new constitution that would radically alter
the structure of the national government. 

1984 In London, Libyan gunmen left the Libyan Embassy 11 days after
killing a policewoman and wounding 10 others. 

1989 Student protestors took over Tiananmen Square in Beijing. 

1987 The U.S. Justice Department barred Austrian President Kurt
Waldheim from entering the U.S. It was claimed that he had aided in
the deportation and execution of thousands of Jews and others as a
junior German Army officer during World War II. 

1992 The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was proclaimed in Belgrade
by the Republic of Serbia and its ally Montenegro. 

1992 Russia and 12 other former Soviet republics won entry into the
International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. 

2005 The A380, the world's largest jetliner, completed its maiden
flight. The passenger capability was 840. 

2005 Russian President Vladimir Putin became the first Kremlin
leader to visit Israel. 

2006 In New York, NY, construction began on the 1,776-foot One World
Trade Center on the site of former World Trade Center. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Thursday, April 26

Thank you Jim!!

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Super Fink finked himself into jail
Bonehead
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Today, April 26 in
1937 German planes attacked Guernica, Spain, during the Spanish
Civil War for the Spanish nationalist government. This raid is
considered one of the first to be attacks on a civilian population
by a modern air force. The US followed promptly. Hemingway was
opposed. He was on the communist side. However, his book "For whom
the bell tolls" became a bestseller.
See More of what happened on this day in history.
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______________________________________________________ Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. --- Jane Wagner _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A backslider suddenly began attending church faithfully on Sunday mornings instead of going fishing. The pastor was highly gratified and told him, "How wonderful it makes me feel to see you at services!" "Well, Preacher," said the fisherman, "it's a matter of choice. I'd rather hear your sermon than my wife's." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Horny Wife _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ When I was in the fourth grade, we had the horrible Mr. Johnson as our teacher. Once he got called to the office. When he got back, he found all of us sitting absolutely still and quiet. Shocked, he asked, "Boys and girls, I've never seen anything like this. It's wonderful. But what made you all act so well behaved and quiet?" We all looked at each other and I finally raised my hand. "Well," I said, "one time you said that if you ever came back and found us quiet, you'd drop dead. We are waiting." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Joshua L Franklin, 19, East Alton, Illinois Super Fink finked himself into jail An East Alton man who told police he witnessed a robbery he had actually committed was sentenced to prison. Joshua L. Franklin, 19, pleaded guilty April 16 to a robbery at Wood River Convenient Market in August 2017, and was sentenced to four years in prison. Within an hour of the crime, East Alton Police said a person matching the description of the suspect was in the lobby, wanting to report the Wood River robbery. Franklin told police he had witnessed the robbery. Officers arrived in the lobby and arrested him. Wood River Deputy Chief Dan Blunt said in August that Franklin must not have realized how good the surveillance video the store had was. When police searched Franklin's home, they found clothing, money and a weapon. No one was hurt during the robbery. Franklin's competency to stand trial was questioned, but he ultimately was found competent enough for that. Tech Support Pits From: Jim Re: Where are the Attachments in Thunderbird? Dear Webby, I have an email folder on Thunderbird with over 600 emails. Most have an adobe document attachment and/or jpgs. Is there anyway to move the attachments only ( as a group) to a folder in my documents file? Jim Dear Jim Look for a folder called Attachments. Thunderbird is actually just Eudora yuppiefied a bit. Eudora has had a folder called Attachments since about 1990, and I would bet Thunderbird has that too. There might also be one called Embedded. Browse those two folders and see what you want to move or delete. Have FUN DearWebby Bob and his wife Judy live in Wisconsin. One winter morning while listening to the radio, they hear the announcer say: "We are going to have 4-6 inches of snow today. You must park your car on the even numbered side of the street, so that the snowplow can get through" Judy goes out and moves her car. A week later while they are eating breakfast, the radio announcer says: "We are expecting 6-8 inches of snow today. You must park your car on the odd numbered side of the street, so that the snowplow can get through." Judy goes out and moves her car again. The next week they are having breakfast again, when the radio announcer says: "We are expecting 8-10 inches of snow today. You must park........... ," then the electric power goes out. Judy is very upset, and with a worried look on her face she says, "Honey, I don't know what to do. Which side of the street do I need to park on so the plow can get through?" With the love and understanding in his voice, like all men, who are married to beautiful women exhibit, Bob says, "Why don't you just leave it in the garage this time?"
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Classic: AMERICAN JOURNALISM Dan Rather, Peter Jennings, Cokie Roberts, and a tough old U.S. Marine Sergeant were all captured by terrorists in Iraq. The leader of the terrorists told them that he would grant them each one last request before they were beheaded. Dan Rather said, "Well, I'm a Texan; so I'd like one last bowlful of hot spicy chili." The leader nodded to an underling who left and returned with the chili. Rather ate it all and said, "Now I can die content." Peter Jennings said, "I am Canadian, so I'd like to hear the song "O Canada" one last time." The leader nodded to a terrorist who had studied the Western world and knew the music. He returned with some rag-tag Musicians and played the anthem. Jennings sighed and declared he could now die peacefully. Cokie Roberts said, "I'm a reporter to the end. I want to take out my tape recorder and describe the scene here and what's about to happen. Maybe someday someone will hear it and know that I was on the job till the end." The leader directed an aide to hand over the tape recorder and Roberts dictated some comments. She then said,"Now I can die happy." The leader turned and said, "And now, Mr. U.S. Marine, what is your final wish?" "Kick me in the ass," said the Marine. "What?" asked the leader. "Will you mock us in your last hour? "No, I'm not kidding. I want you to kick me in the ass," insisted the Marine. So the leader shoved him into the open, and kicked him in the ass. The Marine went sprawling, but rolled to his knees, pulled a 9 mm pistol from inside his fatigues, and shot the leader dead. In the resulting confusion, he leapt to his knapsack, pulled out his M4 carbine and sprayed the Iraqis with gunfire. In a flash, all the Iraqis were either dead or fleeing for their lives. As the Marine was untying Rather, Jennings , and Roberts, they asked him, "Why didn't you just shoot them in the beginning? Why did you ask them to kick you in the ass first?" "What!" replied the Marine, "And have you three assholes report that I carried out an unprovoked attack?"
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Back in the days when Roman galleys plied the Mediterranean, a crew of oarsmen was sweating and straining to propel the ship through high seas when the first mate appeared. "I've got good news and bad news," he says. "The good news is we've spotted an island, so the plan is to stop, drink rum, hunt a couple of wild boars, have a feast and relax with the native girls." The sailors all cheer in happiness, all but one, who asks, "And what is the bad news?" "Well," the first mate replies, "tomorrow, the captain wants to go water skiing." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Removing Bugs from Your Car Baking soda is great for removing bugs from your car before you wash it. Just put a little soda on a wet sponge and smear it on the bugs, then wash as usual. The more bugs you have the more soda you will need. By Dyann Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Consider the Kansas farm couple who are sleeping early one morning when a tornado roars over their farmhouse. It lifts the roof off, picks up the bed the farmer and his wife are sleeping in, and sets them down gently in the next county. The wife begins to cry. "Don't be scared, dear," her husband says. "We're not hurt." The woman continues to cry. "I'm not scared," she says between sobs. "I'm crying because I'm happy. This is the first time in 14 years we've been out together."
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___________________________________________________ A man is struck by a bus on a busy New York City street. He lies on the sidewalk as a crowd of spectators gathers around. "A priest. Somebody get me a priest!" the man gasps. A policeman checks the crowd, but there's no priest, no minister, no man of God of any kind. "A priest, please," the injured man says again. Then out of the crowd steps a wrinkled and wizened Jewish man of advanced years. "Mr. Policeman," says the man, "I'm not a priest. I'm not even a Catholic. But for 50 years now I've lived behind St. Mary's Catholic Church on Third Avenue, and every night I've listened to the Catholic rites. Maybe I can be of some comfort to this man." The policeman agrees and brings the old man over to where the man lies. The old man kneels down on the sidewalk, leans over the injured victim and intones in a solemn voice: "Under the B - 4. Under the I - 19. Under the N - 38. Under the G - 54. Under the O - 72." ___________________________________________________
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1478 Pazzi conspirators attacked Lorenzo and killed Giuliano
de'Medici. 

1514 Copernicus made his first observations of Saturn after
calculating
where it should be.

1607 The British established an American colony at Cape Henry,
Virginia. It was the first permanent English establishment in the
Western Hemisphere. 

1819 The first Odd Fellows lodge in the U.S. was established in
Baltimore, MD. 

1865 Joseph E. Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee to Sherman
during the American Civil War. 

1865 John Wilkes Booth was killed by the U.S. Federal Cavalry. 

1929 First non-stop flight from England to India was completed. 

1931 NBC premiered "Lum and Abner." It was on the air for 24 years. 

1937 German planes attacked Guernica, Spain, during the Spanish
Civil War for the Spanish nationalist government. This raid is
considered one of the first to be attacks on a civilian population
by a modern air force. The US followed promptly. Hemingway was
opposed. He was on the communist side. However, his book "For whom
the bell tolls" became a bestseller.

1945 Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, the head of France's Vichy
government during World War II, was arrested. 

1964 The African nations of Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form
Tanzania. 

1968 Students seized the administration building at Ohio State
University. 

1985 In Argentina, a fire at a mental hospital killed 79 people and
injured 247. 

1986 The world's worst nuclear disaster to date occurred at
Chernobyl, in Kiev. Thirty-one people died in the incident and
thousands more were exposed to radioactive material. 

1998 Auxiliary Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera was bludgeoned to death
two days after a report he'd compiled on atrocities during
Guatemala's 36-year civil war was made public. 

2002 In Erfurt, Germany, an expelled student killed 17 people at his
former school. The student then killed himself. 

2018  smiled.

Good Morning, ,
Today is Thursday, April 26

Thank you Jim!!

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Super Fink finked himself into jail
Bonehead
______________________________________________________
Today, April 26 in
1937 German planes attacked Guernica, Spain, during the Spanish
Civil War for the Spanish nationalist government. This raid is
considered one of the first to be attacks on a civilian population
by a modern air force. The US followed promptly. Hemingway was
opposed. He was on the communist side. However, his book "For whom
the bell tolls" became a bestseller.
See More of what happened on this day in history.
______________________________________________________
If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can!
______________________________________________________ Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. --- Jane Wagner _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A backslider suddenly began attending church faithfully on Sunday mornings instead of going fishing. The pastor was highly gratified and told him, "How wonderful it makes me feel to see you at services!" "Well, Preacher," said the fisherman, "it's a matter of choice. I'd rather hear your sermon than my wife's." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Horny Wife _____________________________________________________
If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! Thanks for your votes!
_____________________________________________________ When I was in the fourth grade, we had the horrible Mr. Johnson as our teacher. Once he got called to the office. When he got back, he found all of us sitting absolutely still and quiet. Shocked, he asked, "Boys and girls, I've never seen anything like this. It's wonderful. But what made you all act so well behaved and quiet?" We all looked at each other and I finally raised my hand. "Well," I said, "one time you said that if you ever came back and found us quiet, you'd drop dead. We are waiting." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Joshua L Franklin, 19, East Alton, Illinois Super Fink finked himself into jail An East Alton man who told police he witnessed a robbery he had actually committed was sentenced to prison. Joshua L. Franklin, 19, pleaded guilty April 16 to a robbery at Wood River Convenient Market in August 2017, and was sentenced to four years in prison. Within an hour of the crime, East Alton Police said a person matching the description of the suspect was in the lobby, wanting to report the Wood River robbery. Franklin told police he had witnessed the robbery. Officers arrived in the lobby and arrested him. Wood River Deputy Chief Dan Blunt said in August that Franklin must not have realized how good the surveillance video the store had was. When police searched Franklin's home, they found clothing, money and a weapon. No one was hurt during the robbery. Franklin's competency to stand trial was questioned, but he ultimately was found competent enough for that. Tech Support Pits From: Jim Re: Where are the Attachments in Thunderbird? Dear Webby, I have an email folder on Thunderbird with over 600 emails. Most have an adobe document attachment and/or jpgs. Is there anyway to move the attachments only ( as a group) to a folder in my documents file? Jim Dear Jim Look for a folder called Attachments. Thunderbird is actually just Eudora yuppiefied a bit. Eudora has had a folder called Attachments since about 1990, and I would bet Thunderbird has that too. There might also be one called Embedded. Browse those two folders and see what you want to move or delete. Have FUN DearWebby Bob and his wife Judy live in Wisconsin. One winter morning while listening to the radio, they hear the announcer say: "We are going to have 4-6 inches of snow today. You must park your car on the even numbered side of the street, so that the snowplow can get through" Judy goes out and moves her car. A week later while they are eating breakfast, the radio announcer says: "We are expecting 6-8 inches of snow today. You must park your car on the odd numbered side of the street, so that the snowplow can get through." Judy goes out and moves her car again. The next week they are having breakfast again, when the radio announcer says: "We are expecting 8-10 inches of snow today. You must park........... ," then the electric power goes out. Judy is very upset, and with a worried look on her face she says, "Honey, I don't know what to do. Which side of the street do I need to park on so the plow can get through?" With the love and understanding in his voice, like all men, who are married to beautiful women exhibit, Bob says, "Why don't you just leave it in the garage this time?"
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Classic: AMERICAN JOURNALISM Dan Rather, Peter Jennings, Cokie Roberts, and a tough old U.S. Marine Sergeant were all captured by terrorists in Iraq. The leader of the terrorists told them that he would grant them each one last request before they were beheaded. Dan Rather said, "Well, I'm a Texan; so I'd like one last bowlful of hot spicy chili." The leader nodded to an underling who left and returned with the chili. Rather ate it all and said, "Now I can die content." Peter Jennings said, "I am Canadian, so I'd like to hear the song "O Canada" one last time." The leader nodded to a terrorist who had studied the Western world and knew the music. He returned with some rag-tag Musicians and played the anthem. Jennings sighed and declared he could now die peacefully. Cokie Roberts said, "I'm a reporter to the end. I want to take out my tape recorder and describe the scene here and what's about to happen. Maybe someday someone will hear it and know that I was on the job till the end." The leader directed an aide to hand over the tape recorder and Roberts dictated some comments. She then said,"Now I can die happy." The leader turned and said, "And now, Mr. U.S. Marine, what is your final wish?" "Kick me in the ass," said the Marine. "What?" asked the leader. "Will you mock us in your last hour? "No, I'm not kidding. I want you to kick me in the ass," insisted the Marine. So the leader shoved him into the open, and kicked him in the ass. The Marine went sprawling, but rolled to his knees, pulled a 9 mm pistol from inside his fatigues, and shot the leader dead. In the resulting confusion, he leapt to his knapsack, pulled out his M4 carbine and sprayed the Iraqis with gunfire. In a flash, all the Iraqis were either dead or fleeing for their lives. As the Marine was untying Rather, Jennings , and Roberts, they asked him, "Why didn't you just shoot them in the beginning? Why did you ask them to kick you in the ass first?" "What!" replied the Marine, "And have you three assholes report that I carried out an unprovoked attack?"
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Back in the days when Roman galleys plied the Mediterranean, a crew of oarsmen was sweating and straining to propel the ship through high seas when the first mate appeared. "I've got good news and bad news," he says. "The good news is we've spotted an island, so the plan is to stop, drink rum, hunt a couple of wild boars, have a feast and relax with the native girls." The sailors all cheer in happiness, all but one, who asks, "And what is the bad news?" "Well," the first mate replies, "tomorrow, the captain wants to go water skiing." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Removing Bugs from Your Car Baking soda is great for removing bugs from your car before you wash it. Just put a little soda on a wet sponge and smear it on the bugs, then wash as usual. The more bugs you have the more soda you will need. By Dyann Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Consider the Kansas farm couple who are sleeping early one morning when a tornado roars over their farmhouse. It lifts the roof off, picks up the bed the farmer and his wife are sleeping in, and sets them down gently in the next county. The wife begins to cry. "Don't be scared, dear," her husband says. "We're not hurt." The woman continues to cry. "I'm not scared," she says between sobs. "I'm crying because I'm happy. This is the first time in 14 years we've been out together."
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___________________________________________________ A man is struck by a bus on a busy New York City street. He lies on the sidewalk as a crowd of spectators gathers around. "A priest. Somebody get me a priest!" the man gasps. A policeman checks the crowd, but there's no priest, no minister, no man of God of any kind. "A priest, please," the injured man says again. Then out of the crowd steps a wrinkled and wizened Jewish man of advanced years. "Mr. Policeman," says the man, "I'm not a priest. I'm not even a Catholic. But for 50 years now I've lived behind St. Mary's Catholic Church on Third Avenue, and every night I've listened to the Catholic rites. Maybe I can be of some comfort to this man." The policeman agrees and brings the old man over to where the man lies. The old man kneels down on the sidewalk, leans over the injured victim and intones in a solemn voice: "Under the B - 4. Under the I - 19. Under the N - 38. Under the G - 54. Under the O - 72." ___________________________________________________
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1478 Pazzi conspirators attacked Lorenzo and killed Giuliano
de'Medici. 

1514 Copernicus made his first observations of Saturn after
calculating
where it should be.

1607 The British established an American colony at Cape Henry,
Virginia. It was the first permanent English establishment in the
Western Hemisphere. 

1819 The first Odd Fellows lodge in the U.S. was established in
Baltimore, MD. 

1865 Joseph E. Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee to Sherman
during the American Civil War. 

1865 John Wilkes Booth was killed by the U.S. Federal Cavalry. 

1929 First non-stop flight from England to India was completed. 

1931 NBC premiered "Lum and Abner." It was on the air for 24 years. 

1937 German planes attacked Guernica, Spain, during the Spanish
Civil War for the Spanish nationalist government. This raid is
considered one of the first to be attacks on a civilian population
by a modern air force. The US followed promptly. Hemingway was
opposed. He was on the communist side. However, his book "For whom
the bell tolls" became a bestseller.

1945 Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, the head of France's Vichy
government during World War II, was arrested. 

1964 The African nations of Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form
Tanzania. 

1968 Students seized the administration building at Ohio State
University. 

1985 In Argentina, a fire at a mental hospital killed 79 people and
injured 247. 

1986 The world's worst nuclear disaster to date occurred at
Chernobyl, in Kiev. Thirty-one people died in the incident and
thousands more were exposed to radioactive material. 

1998 Auxiliary Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera was bludgeoned to death
two days after a report he'd compiled on atrocities during
Guatemala's 36-year civil war was made public. 

2002 In Erfurt, Germany, an expelled student killed 17 people at his
former school. The student then killed himself. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Wednesday, April 25
For today they forecast a 20% chance of up to 1 mm of rain.
Yeah, sure. Sounds like a heavy dew, but not enough to darken the
roads.I don't really expect real rain, that will melt the remaining
snow and turn the brown lawns green until May. 
Nobody, of course, is watering their lawns and starting the lawn mowing
season.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Unruly Passenger Tased 10 Times 
Before Takeoff.
Bonehead
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Today, April 25 in
1928 A seeing eye dog was used for the first time. 
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______________________________________________________ Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet. --- Dave Barry (1947 - ) Man blames fate for all other accidents, but feels personally responsible when he makes a hole-in-one. --- Bishop Sheen Golf is a game invented by the same people who think music comes out of a bagpipe. --- Lee Trevino _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A Briton, a Frenchman and a Russian are viewing a painting of Adam and Eve frolicking in the Garden of Eden. "Look at their reserve, their calm," muses the Brit. "They must be British." "Nonsense," the Frenchman disagrees. "They're naked, and so beautiful. Clearly, they are French." "No clothes, no shelter," the Russian points out, "they have only an apple to eat, and they're being told this is paradise. They are Russian." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Banded Broadbill _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ The boss was very exasperated with his new secretary. She ignored the telephone when it rang. "You must answer the telephone," he told her irritably. "All right," she replied, "but it seems so silly. Nine times out of ten, it's for you!" _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jacob Garcia, 28, Miami, Florida Unruly Passenger Tased 10 Times Before Takeoff An unruly passenger on a flight from Miami to Chicago never made it off the ground before he was Tased 10 times and removed from the plane, police say. According to a police report, 28-year-old Jacob Garcia was initially moved to a different seat on the American Airlines flight after a female passenger accused him of groping her. Police say they were called after Garcia started screaming insults at the woman and her boyfriend, the Miami Herald reports. All passengers were told to leave the plane but Garcia refused to exit the aircraft and wrapped his legs around a seat, yelling at officers to "try it and see what happens." "He was just being really argumentative, kind of combative with everyone," passenger Kaitlin Water tells CBS Miami. Police say that during the struggle, which was captured on video, an officer discharged his Taser, which cycled 10 times "due to Mr. Garcia's actions and the close quarters of the engagement." Police say that after they carried Garcia off the plane, still yelling, he went limp to make himself harder to move then grabbed the gun of an officer, who slapped his hand away. The flight to Chicago took off an hour late without Garcia, who was booked on charges including battery, disorderly conduct, and resisting an officer. Tech Support Pits From: Betty Re: Restoring trashed spam Dear Webby, I have Mailwasher and have tried to restore some email recently for the first time and cannot get it to restore. Can you help me. I get the message that the restored mail is being sent to ****@sbcglobal.net. Then I get an error message that the connection to the in coming server was reset, check the Internet connection, which I did and it seemed ok to me. What do I need to do to correct the problem. Thank you, Betty Dear Betty In MailWasher, go to TOOLS, OPTIONS, GENERAL SET SMTP Server You have to set the same SMTP server as in your email program. I know it's a nuisance when you travel and use different connections every night, but without that MailWasher can't send the retrieved mail from your spam trash to your yahoo/sbcglobal mailbox. Have FUN DearWebby Thanks to Sandie for this story: Once upon a time, in a land far far away, lived a beautiful Queen with magnificent, voluptuous breasts. Troy the Dragon slayer coveted them but he knew that the penalty for fulfilling his wildest desire would be death, should he ever try to touch them. One day Troy revealed his secret desire to his colleague, Albert the Physician, who was the King's chief doctor. Albert exclaimed that he could very easily arrange for Troy the Dragon Slayer to satisfy his desire, but it would cost Troy 1000 gold coins for him to arrange it. Without pause, Troy the Dragon Slayer readily agreed to the scheme. The next day, Albert the Physician made a batch of itching powder and poured a little of it into the Queen's brassiere while she bathed. Soon after she dressed, the itching commenced and grew intense. Upon being summoned to the Royal Chambers to address this incident, Albert the Physician informed the King and Queen that he knew of this itch and that only a special saliva, if applied for four hours, would cure this dreadful scourge, and that his tests had shown that in the whole kingdom only the saliva of Troy the Dragon Slayer was of the correct type to cure the itch. The King quickly summoned Troy the Dragon Slayer. Albert the Physician had prepared an antidote in advance and given it to Troy the Dragon Slayer, who concealed it in his jerkin and for the next four hours, Troy worked passionately on the Queen's voluptuous and magnificent breasts. He then smuggled the antidote into his mouth and the Queen's itching was gradually relieved, and Troy the Dragon Slayer left satisfied and hailed as a hero. Upon returning to his chamber, Troy the Dragon Slayer found Albert the Physician demanding his payment of 1,000 gold coins. With his obsession now satisfied, Troy the Dragon Slayer couldn't have cared less and, knowing that Albert the Physician could never report this matter to the King, with a laugh just told him to get lost. The next day, Albert the Physician slipped a massive dose of the same itching powder into the King's underpants. The King immediately summoned Troy the Dragon Slayer. The moral of the story? - - - - - - - - - - - - Pay your bills.
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A man was in a terrible accident, and his "manhood" was mangled and torn from his body. His doctor assured him that modern medicine could give him back his manhood, but that his insurance wouldn't cover the surgery since it was considered cosmetic. The doctor said the cost would be $3,500 for "small", $6,500 for "medium", $14,000 for "large." The man was sure he would want a medium or large, but the doctor urged him to talk it over with his wife before he made any decision. The man called his wife on the phone and explained their options. The doctor came back into the room, and found the man looking dejected. Well, what have the two of you decided?" asked the doctor. The man answered, "She'd rather remodel the kitchen."
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A little girl was wearing one of those Medical Alert bracelets. Someone asked her what the bracelet was for. She replied, "I'm allergic to nuts and eggs." The person asked, "Are you allergic to cats?" The girl said, "I don't know..... I don't eat cats." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Awesome Cleaner from the Dollar Store By littergitter Awesome Cleaner from the Dollar Store - spray bottle of cleaner on porch My neighbor told me about Awesome for cleaning vinyl siding. She really liked it, so last year, when I was in Dollar General, I picked up a 32 ounce bottle of it for $1.00. I had not used it until this week when cleaning the porch, getting the wood ready for painting and new screen wire. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Dollar stores often sell experimental stuff for name brands, sometimes under a fake name, to do testing. If people like the stuff, the name brand will sell it under a label of their own, and you won't see it at the Dollar store ever again. The same goes if the people don't like it. if you like some stuff, stock up. Don't count on it still available when your initial purchase runs dry. The reason they get the stuff so cheap or free is because actually, they are just doing customer acceptance testing. And once the test is over, they won't even try to re-order stuff again. Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ 'BAMA U DICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS Anti-Body - against everyone Artery - study of paintings Bacteria - back door to a cafeteria Barium - what to do when treatment fails Bowel - letters lik A E I O or U Caesarean Section - a district in Rome Cardiology - advanced study of poker playing Cat Scan - searching for ones lost kitty Cauterize - made eye contact with her Colic - sheep dog Coma - punctuation mark Congenital - friendly D & C - where Washington is Dilate - to live long Enema - not a friend Fester - quicker Genes - blue denim slacks Genital - non-Jewish Hangnail - coat hook Hemorrhoid - a male From outer space Herpes - what women do in the Ladies Room Hormones - what a prostitute does when she doesn't get paid Impotent - distinguished, well known Inpatient - tired of waiting Labor Pain - hurt at work Medical Staff - a doctor's cane Minor Operation - coal digging Morbid - a higher bid Nitrate - cheaper than the Day Rate Node - was aware of Organic - organ repairman Outpatient - a person who has fainted Paralyze - two far-fetched stories Pharmacist - person who makes a living dealing in agriculture Post-Operative - a letter carrier Protein - in favor of young people Recovery Room - place to upholster furniture Rectum - what happened to the Corvette Rheumatic - amorous Saline - where you go on your boyfriend's boat Secretion - hiding something Tablet - a small table Terminal Illness - getting sick at the airport Tibia - country in North Africa Tumor - an extra pair Urine - opposite of You're Out Varicose - nearby Vein - conceited
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1590 The Sultan of Morocco launched his successful attack to capture
Timbuktu. 

1644 The Ming Chongzhen emperor committed suicide by hanging himself. 

1684 A patent was granted for the thimble. 

1707 At the Battle of Almansa, Franco-Spanish forces defeated the
Anglo-Portugese. 

1792 The guillotine was first used in the US to execute highwayman
Nicolas J. Pelletier. Unlike expensive dope, it has always worked
flawlessly. It was tested successfully on over 150,000 religious
fanatics in France.

1831 The New York and Harlem Railway was incorporated in New York City.

1846 The Mexican-American War ignited as a result of disputes over
claims to Texas boundaries. The outcome of the war fixed Texas'
southern boundary at the Rio Grande River. 

1859 Work began on the Suez Canal in Egypt. 

1860 The first Japanese diplomats to visit a foreign power reached
Washington, DC. They remained in the U.S. capital for several weeks
while discussing expansion of trade with the United States. 

1862 Union Admiral Farragut occupied New Orleans, LA. 

1864 After facing defeat in the Red River Campaign, Union General
Nathaniel Bank returned to Alexandria, LA. 

1867 Tokyo was opened for foreign trade. 

1882 French commander Henri Riviere seized the citadel of Hanoi in
Indochina. 

1898 The U.S. declared war on Spain. Spain had declared war on the U.S.
the day before. 

1901 New York became the first state to require license plates for
cars. The fee was $1. 

1915 During World War I, Australian and New Zealand troops landed at
Gallipoli in Turkey in hopes of attacking the Central Powers from
below. The attack was unsuccessful. 

1925 General Paul von Hindenburg took office as president of Germany. 

1926 In Iran, Reza Kahn was crowned Shah and choose the name "Pehlevi."

1928 A seeing eye dog was used for the first time. 

1945 U.S. and Soviet forces met at Torgau, Germany on Elbe River. 

1945 Delegates from about 50 countries met in San Francisco to organize
the United Nations. 

1952 After a three-day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the
Gloucestershire Regiment was annihilated on "Gloucester Hill," in
Korea. 

1953 U.S. Senator Wayne Morse ended the longest speech in U.S. Senate
history. The speech on the Offshore Oil Bill lasted 22 hours and 26
minutes. 

1953 Dr. James D. Watson and Dr. Francis H.C. Crick suggested the
double helix structure of DNA. 

1954 The prototype manufacture of the first solar battery was announced
by the Bell Laboratories in New York City. 

1957 Operations began at the first experimental sodium nuclear reactor.

1959 St. Lawrence Seaway opened to shipping. The water way connects the
Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. 

1961 Robert Noyce was granted a patent for the integrated circuit. 

1962 The U.S. spacecraft, Ranger, crashed on the Moon. 

1967 Colorado Governor John Love signed the first law legalizing
abortion in the U.S. The law was limited to therapeutic abortions when
agreed to, unanimously, by a panel of three physicians. 

1971 The country of Bangladesh was established. 

1974 Portuguese dictator Antonio Salazar was overthrown in a military
coup. 

1976 Portugal ratified a constitution. It was first revised on October
30, 1982. 

1980 In Iran, a commando mission to rescue hostages was aborted after
mechanical problems disabled three of the eight helicopters involved.
During the evacuation, a helicopter and a transport plane collided and
exploded. Eight U.S. servicemen were killed. The mission was aimed at
freeing American hostages that had been taken at the U.S. embassy in
Tehran on November 4, 1979. The event took place April 24th Washington,
DC, time and was a total flop.

1982 In accordance with Camp David agreements, Israel completed its
Sinai withdrawal. 

1983 Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov invited Samantha Smith to visit his
country after receiving a letter in which the U.S. schoolgirl
expressed
fears about nuclear war. 

1983 The Pioneer 10 spacecraft crossed Pluto's orbit, speeding on its
endless voyage through the Milky Way. 

1984 In France, over one million people demonstrated to show they
favored the decentralization of education. 

1984 David Anthony Kennedy, the son of Robert F. Kennedy, was found
dead of a drug overdose in a hotel room. 

1985 "Big River (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)" opened at the
Eugene O?eill Theatre on Broadway in New York City.

1987 In Washington, DC, 100,000 people protested the U.S. policy in
Central America. 

1988 In Israel, John "Ivan the Terrible" Demjanuk was sentenced to
death as a Nazi war criminal. 

1990 Sandinista rule ended in Nicaragua. 

1990 The U.S. Hubble Space Telescope was placed into Earth's orbit. It
was released by the space shuttle Discovery. 

1992 Islamic forces in Afghanistan took control of most of the capital
of Kabul following the collapse of the Communist government. 

1996 The main assembly of the Palestine Liberation Organization voted
to revoke clauses in its charter that called for an armed struggle to
destroy Israel. 

1998 U.S. first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was questioned by
Whitewater prosecutors on video about her work as a private lawyer for
the failed savings and loan at the center of the investigation. 

2003 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader and ex-wife
of former President Nelson Mandela, was sentenced to four years in
prison for her conviction on fraud and theft charges. She was convicted
of 43 counts of fraud and 25 of theft of money from a women's
political
league. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Tuesday, April 24

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Entitlement class royal arrested for 
assault with hot coffee and pepper spray
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1967 - The newest Greek regime banned miniskirts. 
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______________________________________________________ Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another. --- H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956) There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers. --- Richard Feynman (1918 - 1988) _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Subject: WHY SOME ATHLETES CAN'T HAVE REGULAR JOBS...... 1. Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: "I wan' all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the kids to copulate me." 2. New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season: "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first.." 3. And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skin's say: "I'd run over my own mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders said: "To win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too." 4. Torrin Polk,University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John Jenkins: "He treat us like mens. He let us wear earrings." 5. Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann: "Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein." 6. Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh: "I'm going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes.." (Now that is beautiful) 7. Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up alphabetically by height..," and, "You guys pair up in groups of three, and then line up in a circle." 8. Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson going to prison: "Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton ..." 9. Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he keeps a color photo of himself above his locker: "That's so when I forget how to spell my name, I can still find my clothes." 10. Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regimen of heavyweight Andrew Golota: "He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in the morning, regardless of what time it is." 11. Chuck Nevitt , North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt. (I wonder if his IQ ever hit room temperature in January) 12. Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: "I asked him, 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said, 'Coach, I don't know and I don't care.'" 13 Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he told a player who received four F's and one D: "Son, looks to me like you're spending too much time on one subject." 14. In the words of NC State great Charles Shackelford: "I can go to my left or right, I am amphibious." 15. Former Houston Oilers coach Bum Phillips when asked by Bob Costas why he takes his wife on all the road trips, Phillips responded: "Because she's too ugly to kiss good-bye." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Skellig Michael, Ireland _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Six retired Floridians were playing poker in the Condo clubhouse, when Meyerwitz loses $500 on a single hand, clutches his chest and drops dead at the table. Showing respect for their fallen comrade, the other five finish playing the hand standing up. Then Finkelstein looks around and asks, "Now, who is going to tell his wife?" They draw straws and Goldberg picks the short one. They tell him to be discreet, be gentle, don't make a bad situation any worse. Goldberg says, "Gentlemen! Discreet? I'm the most discreet mensch you will ever meet. Discretion is my middle name, leave it to me." Then Goldberg goes over to the Meyerwitz apartment and knocks on the door. The wife answers and asks what he wants. Goldberg declares, "Your husband just lost five hundred dollars in a poker game and is afraid to come home." Mrs. Meyerwitz yells, "TELL HIM HE SHOULD DROP DEAD!" And Goldberg says, "Okay, I'll go tell him." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Tiffany Evans,34, Dover, Delaware Entitlement class royal arrested for assault with hot coffee and pepper spray The use of hot coffee as a weapon appears to be on the rise – and while official statistics are not known, it seems we are seeing more stories like the one in Dover, Delaware. 34-year-old Tiffany Evans is under arrest after she became enraged at a convenience store employee who was making her a sandwich and attacked. Thankfully, she didn’t have a gun, but she did have hot coffee and pepper spray. A woman is facing multiple charges after police say she threw hot coffee on a Delaware store employee and used pepper spray over a food order. The Dover Police Department says on Wednesday, 34-year-old Tiffany Evans, of Dover, was arrested in connection to an assault the happened at WAWA, in the 1400 block of Forrest Avenue. Police say just after 8:45 PM, Evans placed an order for a sandwich and while the male employee was preparing the sandwich, Evans started to yell at him because she believed he was making a mistake. Officers say a female employee then told the 34-year-old to stop talking like that and that another sandwich would be made. According to the report, Evans began to argue with the female employee and she then threw a cup of hot coffee in the employee’s face. Authorities say the incident caused burns to the woman’s face. The coffee also reportedly hit the male employee, causing damage to his personal cell phone that was in his pocket and $200 worth of food products in the sandwich prep area. Dover PD says the victim then walked around the counter and continued to argue with Evans, who then pepper sprayed the employee in the face. It didn’t take long for police to find Evans, but it did take time to clean up her mess. Evans then fled the scene in a white Honda Accord. Officers say the victim was taken by ambulance for minor injuries as a result of the hot coffee being thrown at her. The store was apparently forced to close for over an hour to allow the pepper spray to dissipate and cleanup the food prep area that was damaged by the thrown coffee. Law enforcement says Evans was identified by her tag number on her vehicle and later turned herself in to the Dover Police Department without incident. Evans was charged with assault 3rd degree, assault 2nd degree, offensive touching, criminal mischief (2x), terroristic threatening, and disorderly conduct. She was later released on a $7,800 unsecured bond. Tech Support Pits From: Wes Re: Tripod Sources Dear Webby, Can you give us a few websites or good tripods on eBay??? wes Dear Wes With tripods you have to check them out personally. The staff at camera stores rarely have a clue about tripods, and it's even worse on the net. First make sure that the rotator is not a threaded pipe or bolt. If it is, don't waste time on it. It's sloppy junk. It's OK if a bolt holds down the rotator or turntable, but if it rides up on the threads when you turn it, forget it. If it passed that all important Pass/Fail test, then put a camera with a long, heavy lens on it, focus on something very far away, and lock it in position while watching the viewfinder or LCD. Does the locking action move the focus three trees over, or does it stay put? All the rest is of minor importance. Have FUN DearWebby Our son, who's in the Army stationed in Georgia, invited my husband and me for a visit. After driving endlessly through unfamiliar streets in search of an entrance to Fort Stewart, my husband suddenly said, "We're getting closer." "How do you know?" I asked. He pointed to a sign that read, "Sonny's Bar & Grill -- Tank Parking Available."
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Thanks to Lori for this story: No matter how hard my mom tries, every plant or flower she has attempted to grow seems to wither and die an untimely death under her care. But she never gives up hope. While my sister was visiting home recently, she nudged me and pointed to a line of new plants placed by the kitchen window. "Look," she whispered, "death row."
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Jennifer had applied for a job and when she returned home, her mother asked how the interview went. "Pretty good, I think," replied Jennifer, "but if I go to work there I won't get a vacation until I'm married." Her mother, of course, had never heard of such a thing. "Is that what they told you?" "No",replied Jennifer, "but right on the application it said 'vacation time may notbe taken until you've had your First Anniversary.'" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Cooking Ahead A lot of time cooking is spent waiting around for one thing or another to get done. Water needs to boil or the oven needs to heat up. Start working on tomorrow's meal with this time. You will appreciate the head start. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Is that more fun than doing your email in the meantime, until the smoke alarm, ahem, kitchen timer, goes off? Yeah, I read about your cooking '-) ____________________________________________________ A motorcycle cop was rushed to the hospital with an inflamed appendix... The doctors operated and advised him that all was well. However, the patrolman kept feeling something pulling at the hairs on his chest. Worried that it might be a second surgery the doctors hadn't told him about, he finally got enough energy to pull his hospital gown down enough so he could look at what was making him so uncomfortable. Taped firmly across his hairy chest were three wide strips of adhesive tape, the ultra sticky kind... Written in large black letters was the sentence, "Get well soon! Luv, from the nurse you gave a ticket to last week!"
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1519 - Envoys of Montezuma II attended the first Easter mass in Central
America. 

1547 - Charles V's troops defeated the Protestant League of
Schmalkalden at the battle of Muhlburg. 

1558 - Mary, Queen of Scotland, married the French dauphin, Francis. 

1800 - The Library of Congress was established with a $5,000
allocation. 

1805 - The U.S. Marines attacked and captured the town of Derna in
Tripoli. 

1833 - A patent was granted for first soda fountain. 

1877 - Russia declared war on the Ottoman Empire. 

1877 - In the U.S., federal troops were ordered out of New Orleans.
This was the end to the North's post-Civil War rule in the South. 

1884 - Otto von Bismarck cabled Cape Town that South Africa was now a
German colony. 

1889 - The Edison General Electric Company was organized. 

1898 - Spain declared war on the U.S., rejecting America's ultimatum
for Spain to withdraw from Cuba. 

1915 - During World War I, the Ottoman Turkish Empire began the mass
deportation of Armenians. 

1916 - Irish nationalists launched the Easter Rebellion against British
occupation forces. They were overtaken several days later. 

1944 - The first B-29 arrived in China, over the Hump of the Himalayas.

1955 - "X-Minus One," a science fiction show, was heard for the first
time on NBC radio. 

1961 - U.S. President Kennedy accepted "sole responsibility" following
Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. 

1962 - MIT sent a TV signal by satellite for the first time. 

1967 - Soviet astronaut Vladimir Komarov died when his craft crashed
with a tangled parachute. 

1967 - The newest Greek regime banned miniskirts. 

1970 - The People's Republic of China launched its first satellite. 

1973 - Albert Sabin reported that herpesviruses were factors in nine
kinds of cancer. 

1974 - David Bowie released "Diamond Dogs." 

1989 - Thousands of students began striking in Beijing. 

1990 - The space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape Canaveral, FL.
It was carrying the $1.5 billion Hubble Space Telescope. 

1997 - The U.S. Senate ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention. The
global treaty banned the development, production, storage and use of
chemical weapons. 

2000 - ABC-TV aired the TV movie "The Three Stooges." 

2003 - A U.S. official reported that North Korea had claimed to have
nuclear weapons. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Monday, April 23

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
California man arrested after 
swiping beer truck
Bonehead
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Today, April 23 in
1348 - The first English order of knighthood was founded. 
It was the Order of the Garter. 
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______________________________________________________ It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half- wit, and the emperor remains an emperor. --- Neil Gaiman _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Ruth for this: Why do our kids have to take the Iowa Test for Basic Skills? Why can't we have a 'Bama Test of Basic Skills with questions like, "Bubba's got three cars and he done traded for two more. How many cement blocks is Bubba gonna need?" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Gary's yard gets a bit muddy in spring. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A father and his small son were standing in front of the tiger's cage at the zoo. Father was explaining how ferocious and strong tigers are, and junior was taking it all in with a serious expression. Dad," the boy said finally, "if the tiger got out of his cage and ate you up ..." "Yes, son?" the father said expectantly. "What bus should I take home?" the boy finished. _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Matt Hermsmeyer, 46, Santa Rosa, California California man arrested after swiping beer truck A homeless man dressed only in American flag shorts was arrested Thursday after allegedly stealing a truck full of beer and leading police on a highway chase, authorities in Northern California say. Police later identified the suspect as Matt Hermsmeyer, 46. He was charged with suspicion of vehicle theft, possession of stolen property, priors for auto theft, resisting arrest and violation of his probation. A Coors truck driver was making a delivery at a Santa Rosa liquor store when a customer entered the store and told the driver that a man had climbed into his parked truck and driven away, a police report said. The customer described the suspect as an apparent homeless man dressed only in red, white and blue shorts. A GPS system inside the truck, like in every beer and cigarette truck, gave police the suspect’s location according to the report. Santa Rosa police officers, including a K-9 officer and his partner, and a Henry-1 helicopter unit from the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the scene where witnesses reported seeing the suspect on foot after having apparently abandoned the truck. Video captured by Fox 2 in the San Francisco Bay Area showed the suspect running across Highway 101 in Santa Rosa, jumping the divider and fleeing into brush along the road, his star-spangled shorts still waving. The suspect was caught within an hour of the truck’s theft as he hid in the bushes, the report said. Apparently he was not interested in the beer, just wanted to add "stealing a beer truck" to his long resume. Tech Support Pits From: Sandie Re: Dumping restore points Dear Webby, Should I do this suggestion below, a lady I know sent this and said doing this may help clear up some space???? Sandie Dear Sandie How to free up disk space by removing old restore points. Click start, all programs, accessories, system tools, clean up. The clean up wizard appears and scans the drive on which windows is installed (usually C ). After it scans click OK then "More options" "Remove restore points". Wizard asks if you want to remove all but the last restore point, if so click OK. Then confirm OK. IF and when you are running out of space, then you may want to think about that. Until then, don't worry about it. The restore points are just text and don't amount to beans. If you need space, first go after duplicates of 5MB or bigger movies. Dumping big stuff makes a much bigger difference. Have FUN DearWebby A very successful businessman had a meeting with his new son-in-law. "I love my daughter, and now I welcome you into the family," said the man. "To show you how much we care for you, I'm making you a 50-50 partner in my business. All you have to do is go to the factory every day and learn the operations." The son-in-law interrupted. "I hate factories. I can't stand the noise." "I see," replied the father-in-law. "Well then you'll work in the office and take charge of some of the operations." "I hate office work," said the son-on-law. "I can't stand being stuck behind a desk all day." "Wait a minute," said the father-in-law. "I just made you a half-owner of a profitable corporation, but you don't like factories and won't work in a office. What am I going to do with you?" "Easy," said the young man. "Buy me out!!!"
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Sam came home one day to find that Anni, his wife, had disappeared. He got very worried and gathered up all his friends to search for Anni with no success. Two days after Anni disappeared, Sam returned home to find her in the kitchen. He asked her what she has been up to and why she hasn't been home for so long. Anni replied: "These four men kidnapped me and had wild sex with me for a week." Sam answered: "But it's only been two days what do you mean a week?" "I only snuck out to get us something to eat."
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Two doctors were in a hospital hallway one day complaining about Nurse Nancy. "She's incredibly mixed up," said one doctor. "She does everything absolutely backwards. Just last week, I told her to give a patient 2 milligrams of morphine every 10 hours, she gave him 10 milligrams every 2 hours. He damn near died on us!" The second doctor said, "That's nothing. Earlier this week, I told her to give a patient an enema every 24 hours. She tried to give him 24 enemas in one hour! The patient damn near exploded!" Suddenly they hear this bloodcurdling scream from down the hall. "Omigod!" said the first doctor, "I just told Nurse Nancy to prick Mr. Smith's boil!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Fighting Mildew with Bleach Fighting mildew? Bleach and water! Just put it in a spray bottle. We recently had a severe mildew problem on all of our walls and windows. A spray bottle with a little bit of bleach and lots of water did the trick and got in those tough corners too. By Mara Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A lawyer read the will of a rich man to the deceased's family: "To my loving wife Rose, who stood by me in rough times, as well as good, I leave the house and $2 million." The lawyer continued, "To my daughter Jessica, who looked after me in sickness and kept the business going, I leave the yacht, the business and $1 million." The lawyer concluded, "And, to my dumb cousin Dan, who hated me, argued with me, and thought that I would never mention him in my will - well you are wrong: Hi Dan!"
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___________________________________________________ Thanks to Connie for this: If you're a bear, you get to hibernate. You do nothing but sleep for six months. I could deal with that. Before you hibernate, you're supposed to eat yourself stupid. I could deal with that, too. If you're a bear, you birth your children (who are the size of walnuts) while you're sleeping and wake to partially grown, cute cuddly cubs. I could definitely deal with that. If you're a mama bear, everyone knows you mean business. You swat anyone who bothers you or your cubs into next week. If your cubs get out of line, you swat them into the next county. I could deal with that. If you're a bear, your mate EXPECTS you to wake up growling. He EXPECTS that you will have hairy legs and excess body fat. Yup..... I wanna be a bear. ___________________________________________________
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Today, April 23 in
1348 - The first English order of knighthood was founded. It was the
Order of the Garter. 

1500 - Pedro Cabal claimed Brazil for Portugal. 

1521 - The Comuneros were crushed by royalist troops in Spain. 

1635 - The Boston Public Latin School was established. It was the first
public school building in the United States. 

1759 - The British seized Basse-Terre and Guadeloupe in the Antilies
from France. 

1789 - U.S. President George Washington moved into Franklin House, New
York. It was the first executive mansion. 

1789 - "Courier De Boston" was published for the first time. It was the
first Roman Catholic magazine in the U.S. 

1826 - Missolonghi fell to Egyptian forces. 

1861 - Arkansas troops seized Fort Smith. 

1872 - Charlotte E. Ray became first the African-American woman lawyer.


1895 - Russia, France, and Germany forced Japan to return the Liaodong
peninsula to China. 

1896 - The Vitascope system for projecting movies onto a screen was
demonstrated in New York City. 

1900 - The word "hillbilly" was first used in print in an article in
the "New York Journal." It was spelled "Hill-Billie". 

1908 - U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act creating the
U.S. Army Reserve. 

1915 - The A.C.A. became the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics
(NACA). 

1920 - The Turkish Grand National Assembly had its first meeting in
Ankara. 

1924 - The U.S. Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill. 

1945 - The Soviet Army fought its way into Berlin after the USA had
bombed it back to the stone age.. 

1950 - Chaing evacuated Hainan, leaving mainland China to Mao and the
communists. 

1951 - The Associated Press began use of the new service of teletype
setting. 

1967 - The Soyuz 1 was launched by Russia. 

1971 - The Soyuz 10 was launched. 

1981 - The Soviet Union conducted an underground nuclear test at their
Semipaltinsk (Kazakhstan) test site. 

1982 - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer
prices declined the previous month (March). It was the first decline in
almost 17 years. 

1985 - The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-
year-old secret formula. New Coke was not successful, which resulted in
the resumption of selling the original version. 

1988 - A U.S. federal law took effect that banned smoking on flights
that were under two hours. 

1988 - In Martinez, CA, a drain valve was left open at the Shell Marsh.
More than 10,000 barrels of oil poured into the marsh adjoining Peyton
Slough. 

1988 - Kanellos Kanelopoulos set three world records for human-powered
flight when he stayed in the air for 74 miles and four hours in his
pedal-powered "Daedalus". 

1996 - An auction of the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' possessions
began at Sotheby's in New York City. The sale brought in 34.5 million
pounds. 

1997 - An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old
woman had given birth in late 1996. The child was from a donor egg. The
woman is the oldest known woman to give birth. 

2003 - U.S. President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized
the design change of the 5-cent coin (nickel) for release in 2004. It
was the first change to the coin in 65 years. The change, to
commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase, was
planned to run for only two years before returning to the previous
design. 

2004 - U.S. President George W. Bush eased sanctions against Libya in
return for Moammar Gadhafi's agreement to give up weapons of mass
destruction. He turned over all his US made poison gas weapons to the
CIA in exchange for Condalezza Rice's promise of friendly relations. He
also paid all fines related to Lockerbie, and promised to crack down on
Al Quaida. However, England wanted the 60-odd Billion pounds he had
banked in England, so they used his crack-down on poor innocent Al
Quaida terrorists as an excuse to test their missiles on him.

2005 - The first video was uploaded to YouTube.com. 

2009 - The iTunes Music Store reached 1 billion applications
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Todays Bonehead Award:
Illegal immigrant blows up a house
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1915 At the Second Battle Ypres the Germans became the first 
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_____________________________________________________ Q :What's the difference between the Government and the Mafia? A: One of them is organized. _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Arnulfo Castro, 46, Hurst, Texas Illegal immigrant blows up a house when he hits it with his FORD Explorer Police in Texas released dashcam video showing a home explosion that injured both residents and the responding officers. The blast happened April 7 after authorities say 46-year-old Arnulfo Castro lost control of his white 2000 Ford Explorer and crashed into a house, rupturing the gas line. The homeowner reported the accident, telling a 911 dispatcher that someone was trapped in a bedroom, according to a police report. Castro was busy trying to organize a lift away from there, when the cops arrived. As officers walked up to the house at 433 Myrtle Drive in Hurst, the leaking gas ignited, sparking a fiery explosion that sent pieces of the structure flying at them. The force of the blast lifted the roof off of the walls and blew out most of the back wall, with the residents – a couple and their adult son – still inside, police said. Officers found the wife severely injured, buried under a pile of debris. They managed to clear the rubble and get all three to area hospitals for treatment. Police say the mother and father suffered serious burn injuries, while the son wasn't as badly hurt. Officer Travis Hiser was treated for minor injuries and released from the hospital. Corporal Ryan Tooker suffered cuts and abrasions while helping extricate the victims; he was also treated and released. "There was definitely some divine intervention that was reaching down and slowing those vehicles down from making scene and then taking a finger and pushing me away from the house and the path that I went," Hiser told KXAS. "Otherwise, I would have been up on the wall and it would have exploded completely into my face." Police arrested Castro, who lives nearby, for driving without a license. Castro told investigators that he lost control of the SUV when the brakes failed, according to authorities. Castro was turned over to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after being placed on an immigration detainer. The victims had just inherited the house, and don't have insurance on it yet. Video of house exploding as cop approaches Tech Support Pits From: Jim Re: Weird attachments Dear Webby, I get some emails with an attachment in the form winmail.dat and for whatever reason they don't open in my Paint shop program. I am not able to "save as" because the options aren't there. Any thoughts on what can be done other than asking for the order to be sent in a different program? Keep up the good work, love the news and the help you give folks, jh Dear Jim That is called "MicroSchlop". When some blighter uses Microsoft WEIRD to write email, and uses fancy stationery or fonts, which normal people don't use, then Microsoft WEIRD attaches that winmail.dat to send along the non- standard fonts and stuff, that the sender uses to make her mail look like Incredimail. IF you happen to read the mail with Microsoft WEIRD or similar Microsoft programs, then that program installs the wacky fonts into your machine, without asking you whether you want to pollute your machine or not. If you don't have Microsoft WEIRD, then you just see that Winmail.dat. You can use SEARCH EVERYTHING and find all the winmail.dat files, and delete them all. Have FUN DearWebby Thanks to Kati for bringing back this Classic: Never bring plants into the house. Garden Grass Snakes also known as Garter Snakes (Thamnophissirtalis) can be dangerous. Yes, grass snakes, not rattlesnakes. Here's why. A couple in Sweetwater, Texas, had a lot of potted plants. During a recent cold spell, the wife was bringing a lot of them indoors to protect them from a possible freeze. It turned out that a little green garden grass snake was hidden in one of the plants and when it had warmed up, it slithered out and the wife saw it go under the sofa. She let out a very loud scream. The husband (who was taking a shower) ran out into the living room naked to see what the problem was. She told him there was a snake under the sofa. He got down on the floor on his hands and knees to look for it. About that time the family dog came and cold-nosed him on the behind. He thought the snake had bitten him, so he screamed and fell over on the floor. His wife thought he had a heart attack, so she covered him up, told him to lie still and called an ambulance. The attendants rushed in, wouldn't listen to his protests and loaded him on the stretcher and started carrying him out. About that time the snake came out from under the sofa and the Emergency Medical Technician saw it and dropped his end of the stretcher. That's when the man broke his leg and why he was hauled to the hospital. The wife still had the problem of the snake in the house, so she called on a neighbor man. He volunteered to capture the snake. He armed himself with a rolled-up newspaper and began poking under the couch. Soon he decided it was gone and told the woman, who sat down on the sofa in relief. But while relaxing, her hand dangled in between the cushions, where she felt the snake wriggling around. She screamed and fainted, the snake rushed back under the sofa. The neighbor man, seeing her lying there passed out, tried to use CPR to revive her. The neighbor's wife, who had just returned from shopping at the grocery store, saw her husband's mouth on the woman's mouth and slammed her husband in the back of the head with a bag of canned goods, knocking him out and cutting his scalp to a point where it needed 12 stitches. The noise woke the woman from her dead faint and she saw her neighbor lying on the floor with his wife bending over him, so she assumed that he had been bitten by the snake. She went to the kitchen and got a small bottle of whiskey, and began pouring it down the man's throat. By now the police had arrived. They saw the unconscious man, smelled the whiskey, and assumed that a drunken fight had occurred. They were about to arrest them all, when the women tried to explain how it all happened over a little green snake. The police called an ambulance, which took away the neighbor and his sobbing wife. The little snake again crawled out from under the sofa. One of the policemen drew his gun and fired at it. He missed the snake and hit the leg of the end table. The table fell over and the lamp on it shattered and as the bulb broke it started a fire in the drapes. The other policeman tried to beat out the flames, and fell through the window into the yard on top of the family dog who, startled, jumped out and raced into the street, where an oncoming car swerved to avoid it and smashed into the parked police car. Meanwhile, the burning drapes, were seen by the neighbors who called the fire department. The firemen had started raising the fire truck ladder when they were halfway down the street. The rising ladder tore out the overhead wires and put out the electricity and disconnected the telephones in a ten-square city block area (but they did get the house fire out). Time passed! Both men were discharged from the hospital, the house was repaired, the dog came home, the police acquired a new car, and all was right with their world. A while later they were watching TV and the weatherman announced a cold snap for that night. The wife asked her husband if he thought they should bring in their plants for the night. That's when he threw the TV at her head.
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A man woke up one morning to find his wife packing her bags. "Where the heck are you going?" demanded the husband. The wife replied, "You know all this free sex I've been giving you all these years? Well I just found out I can get $200 a shot for it out in Las Vegas." With that the husband jumped out of bed and began packing HIS bags, too. "Where do you think you're going?" demanded the wife. "I want to see how you can live on $200 a year in Las Vegas!"
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On their way to a justice of the peace to get married, a couple has a fatal car accident. The couple is sitting outside heavens gate waiting on St. Peter to do an intake. While waiting they wonder if they could possibly get married in Heaven. St. Peter finally shows up and they ask him. St. Peter says, "I don't know, this is the first time anyone ever asked. Let me go find out," and he leaves. The couple sits for a couple of months and begin to wonder if they really should get married in Heaven, what with the eternal aspect of it all. "What if it doesn't work out?, " they wonder, "Are we stuck together forever?" St. Peter returns after yet another month, looking somewhat bedraggled. "Yes," he informs the couple, "You can get married in Heaven." "Great," says the couple, "but what if things don't work out? Could we also get a divorce in Heaven?" St. Peter, red-faced, slams his clipboard onto the ground. "What's wrong?" exclaims the frightened couple. "Jeez!" St. Peter exclaims, "It took me three months to find a priest up here! Do you have any idea how long it's going to take for me to find a lawyer!?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Uneven Cake Layers Sometimes you bake a cake layer that comes out just a little bit lopsided. Level the layer with a serrated knife. Then apply a coat of frosting to the rough edge leftover from the cut. Let the frosting dry before frosting the rest of the cake. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com If serrated knifes just make it worse for you, like they do for me, try my trick: Put a book into a plastic bag and put it into the cake pan. Lay the cooled cake on top of that. Youmay have to use a thicker or thinner book to raise the cake just enough so that the planned cut line is level with the edge of the pan. Then take some dental floss and "saw" what is sticking above the top rim. The cake pan's top edge is a perfect guide and you will get a much smoother cut than with a knife. Just keep the floss good and tight while you saw with 4-5 inch left-right strokes towards you. Floss normally cuts much smoother than a knife, but if you need a perfectly smooth and not too absorbent top for a thin hard chocolate glaze, turn the cut layers upside down. If you greased the pan a bit, then the bottom will be better. Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Five doctors went duck hunting one day. Included in the group were a general practice (GP) physician, a pediatrician, a psychiatrist, a surgeon and a pathologist. After a time, a bird came winging overhead. The first to react was the GP who raised his shotgun, but then hesitated. "I'm not quite sure it's a duck," he said, "I think that I will have to get a second opinion." And of course by that time, the bird was long gone. Another bird appeared in the sky there after. This time, the pediatrician drew a bead on it. He too, however, was unsure if it was really a duck in his sights and besides, it might have babies. "I'll have to do some more investigations," he muttered, as the creature made good its escape. Next to spy a bird flying was the sharp-eyed psychiatrist. Shotgun shouldered, he was more certain of his intended prey's identity. "Now, I know it's a duck, but does it know it's a duck?" The fortunate bird disappeared while the fellow wrestled with this dilemma. Finally, a fourth fowl sped past and this time the surgeon's weapon pointed skywards. BOOM!! The surgeon lowered his smoking gun and turned nonchalantly to the pathologist beside him. "Go see if that was a duck, will you?"
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___________________________________________________ A cop was patrolling at night in a well-known spot for "parking." He sees a couple in a car, with the interior light on. He gets closer to the car and sees a young man behind the wheel, reading a computer magazine and a young woman on the rear seat, knitting. Puzzled by this surprising situation, the cop walks to the car and knocks at the window. The young man lowers his window... -Yes, officer? What are you doing? Well, isn't it obvious? I'm reading a magazine... Pointing towards the young woman, the cop says: And her, what is she doing? The young man shrugs: I believe she's knitting a baby jumper. The cop is totally confused. A young couple alone in a car at night... and nothing obscene is happening! What's your age, young man? -I'm 25, sir... -And her, what's her age? The young man looks at his watch and says: -She'll be 18 in 20 minutes... ___________________________________________________
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Today, April 22 in
1500 Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral discovered Brazil. 

1509 Henry VIII ascended to the throne of England upon the death of his
father Henry VII. 

1529 Spain and Portugal divided the eastern hemisphere in the Treaty of
Saragosa. 

1745 The Peace of Fussen was signed, restoring the status quo of
Germany. 

1792 U.S. President George Washington proclaimed American neutrality in
the war in Europe. 

1861 Robert E. Lee was named commander of Virginia forces. 

1864 The U.S. Congress passed legislation that allowed the inscription
"In God We Trust" to be included on one-cent and two-cent coins. 

1876 The first official National League (NL) baseball game took place.
Boston beat Philadelphia 6-5. 

1889 At noon, the Oklahoma land rush officially started as thousands of
Americans raced for new, unclaimed land. The "Sooners" were already
there.

1898 The first shot of the Spanish-American war occurred when the USS
Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship. 

1915 At the Second Battle Ypres the Germans became the first country to
use poison gas. 

1918 British naval forces attempted to sink block-ships in the German
U-boat bases at the Battle of Zeeburgge. 

1930 The U.S., Britain and Japan signed the London Naval Treaty, which
regulated submarine warfare and limited shipbuilding. 

1931 Egypt signed the treaty of friendship with Iraq. 

1931 James G. Ray landed an autogyro on the lawn of the White House. 

1944 During World War II, the Allies launched a major attack against
the Japanese in Hollandia, New Guinea. 

1952 An atomic test conducted in Nevada was the first nuclear explosion
shown on live network television. 

1954 The U.S. Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings began. 

1970 The first "Earth Day" was observed by millions of Americans. 

1987 The American Physical Society said that the "Star Wars" missile
system was "highly questionable" and would take ten years to research. 

1993 The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington,
DC. 

1997 In Lima, Peru government commandos storm and capture the residence
of the Japanese ambassador ending a 126-day hostage crisis. In the
rescue 71 hostages were saved. Those killed: one hostage (of a heart
attack), two soldiers, and all 14 rebels. 

2000 Elian Gonzalez was reunited with his father in Cuba. He had to be
taken from his Miami relatives by U.S. agents in a predawn raid. 

2002 Filippino President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ordered a state of
emergency in the city of General Santos in response to a series of
bombing attacks the day before. The attacks were blamed on Muslim
extremists. 

2010 The Boeing X-37 began its first orbital mission. It successfully
returned to Earth on December 3, 2010. 

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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Dave for this story: Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room ' s only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours on end. They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation. Every afternoon, when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window. The man in the other bed began to live for those one hour periods where his world would be broadened and enlivened by all the activity and color of the world outside. The window overlooked a park with a lovely lake. Ducks and swans played on the water while children sailed their model boats. Young lovers walked arm in arm amidst flowers of every color and a fine view of the city skyline could be seen in the distance. As the man by the window described all this in exquisite details, the man on the other side of the room would close his eyes and imagine this picturesque scene. One warm afternoon, the man by the window described a parade passing by. Although the other man could not hear the band - he could see it in his mind' s eye as the gentleman by the window portrayed it with descriptive words. Days, weeks and months passed. One morning, the day nurse arrived to bring water for their baths only to find the lifeless body of the man by the window, who had died peacefully in his sleep. She was saddened and called the hospital attendants to take the body away. As soon as it seemed appropriate, the other man asked if he could be moved next to the window. The nurse was happy to make the switch, and after making sure he was comfortable, she left him alone. Slowly, painfully, he propped himself up on one elbow to take his first look at the real world outside. He strained to slowly turn to look out the window besides the bed. It faced a blank wall. The man asked the nurse what could have compelled his deceased roommate who had described such wonderful things outside this window. The nurse responded that the man was blind and could not even see the wall. She said, "Perhaps he just wanted to encourage you." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Tina Jones, 31, Woodridge, Illinois Illinois nurse paid to have Doctor's Wife killed An Illinois nurse hired a dark web company to kill the wife of a male doctor with whom she had an affair, police say. Woodridge police say that last Thursday, the CBS show 48 Hours reached out to them to say an area woman was allegedly involved in a murder-for-hire plot; the show had been investigating contract killing via the dark web, reports the Chicago Daily Herald. Authorities acting on that tip now allege 31- year-old Tina Jones of Des Plaines had in January paid more than $10,000 in Bitcoin to the Cosa Nostra International Network. Though they suspect that outfit scammed her, per the Chicago Tribune, police say Jones' goal was the murder of a clinical social worker from Woodridge, the wife of an anesthesiologist who completed his residency at a Maywood hospital where Jones works as a registered nurse. Jones' exact relationship with the doctor isn't clear, but ABC7 reports she had been "jilted" by him. Even so, "she left instructions not to hurt the husband and also to make it look like it was an accident," DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin says of the alleged plot. "She left specific instructions on the website as to when the woman's husband would be at work, so they would know when this woman would be alone." After submitting to an interview with Woodbridge police, Jones was arrested Tuesday on a charge solicitation of murder for hire, which carries a minimum sentence of 20 years in prison. Bail was set at $250,000 on Wednesday. Jones, who's also been suspended from her job pending an investigation, is due to be arraigned on May 15. Tech Support Pits From: George Re: Stripmail Dear Webby, Do you have the URL that I can use to download 'Stripmail'? Thanks - George Dear George Just go to my toolbox at http://webby.com/tools Scroll down a bit till you see the stop sign with the AOL flag (>>>) on it. Have FUN DearWebby Thanks to Kati for this report: New Sign in Bank Lobby Please note that this Bank is installing new Drive-through ATM machines enabling customers to withdraw cash without leaving their vehicles. 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A young man was talking to a girl that he had just met, and asked her name. "I don't want to tell you," she said, "I'm named after both of my parents, and it's kind of embarrassing." "Well, what could be so bad about that?" the young man asked. "My mother's name is Eliza, and my father's name is Ferdinand." the girl answered. "Well, those are nice names" the guy replied. "They would be if they wouldn't have named me FerdEliza!"
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A young man had completed medical school. He went back home to the small town to work with his father. They went out the first day to make house calls. As they went in the first house the father said now you watch me so you will know what to do. Inside, a woman was in the bed and she looked terrible. The old doctor checked her out. He was making notes when he dropped his pen to the floor. He picked it up and told the woman she need to quit cleaning and working so hard in her house, she just needed rest. When they got outside, the son asked how he knew that she was cleaning too much. The old doctor said that when he dropped his pen, the floor was so clean that there wasn't a speck of dust anywhere. When they arrived at the next house, the father told his son that it was his turn to examine the patient. At this house too, the woman was in bed, looking terrible. The young doctor took her blood pressure and pulse, asked a few questions, and made some notes. Then he dropped his pen and reached down to pick it up. He told the woman that she was doing too much church work, and needed to cut down on what she did. When the two doctors went outside, the old doctor asked the young one how he knew that she was doing too much church work. The young one said, "Well, when I bent down to pick up my pen, I saw the preacher under the bed." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Sanding in Hard to Reach Places An emery board works well for sanding tough to reach places on furniture. You can make something similar to an emery board by gluing sanding paper to a tongue depressor. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Billy Graham has described heaven as a family reunion that never ends. What must hell possibly be like? Home videos of the same reunion?
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Today, April 21 in
753 BC Today is the traditional date of the foundation of Rome. 

43 BC Marcus Antonius was defeated by Octavian near Modena, Italy. 

1526 Mongol Emperor Babur annihilated the Indian Army of Ibrahim Lodi. 

1649 The Maryland Toleration Act was passed, allowing all freedom of
worship. 

1689 William III and Mary II were crowned joint king and queen of
England, Scotland and Ireland. 

1789 John Adams was sworn in as the first U.S. Vice President. 

1836 General Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna at the Battle of San
Jacinto. This battle decided the independence of Texas. 

1856 The Mississippi River was crossed by a rail train for the first
time (between Davenport, IA, and Rock Island, IL). 

1862 The U.S. Congress established the U.S. Mint in Denver, CO. 

1892 The first Buffalo was born in Golden Gate Park. 

1895 Woodville Latham and his sons demonstrated their Panopticon. It
was the first movie projector developed in the United States. 

1898 The Spanish-American War began. 

1914 U.S. Marines occupied Vera Cruz, Mexico. The troops stayed for six
months. 

1916 Bill Carlisle, the infamous ‘last train robber,’ robbed a train in
Hanna, WY. 

1918 German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, "The Red Baron," was
shot down and killed during World War I. 

1943 U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt announced that several Doolittle
pilots had been executed by the Japanese for bombing Tokyo. 

1959 Alf Dean caught a 16-foot, 10-inch white shark that weighed 2,664
pounds. At the time it was the largest catch with a rod and reel. 

1960 Brasilia became the capital of Brazil. 

1961 The French army revolted in Algeria. 

1967 Svetlana Alliluyeva (Svetlana Stalina) defected in New York City.
She was the daughter of Joseph Stalin. 

1967 In Athens, Army colonels took over the government and installed
Constantine Kollias as premier. 

1972 Apollo 16 astronauts John Young and Charles Duke explored the
surface of the moon. 

1975 South Vietnam president, Nguyen Van Thieu, resigned, condemning
the United States. 

1984 In France, it was announced that doctors had found virus believed
to cause AIDS. 

1985 Manuel Ortega proposed a cease-fire for Nicaragua. 

1986 Geraldo Rivera opened a vault that belonged to Al Capone at the
Lexington Hotel in Chicago. Nothing of interest was found inside. 

1989 The Game Boy handheld video game device was released in Japan. 

1992 Robert Alton Harris became the first person executed by the state
of California in 25 years. He was put to death for the 1978 murder of
two teen-age boys. 

1994 Jackie Parker became the first woman to qualify to fly an F-16
combat plane. 

1998 Astronomers announced in Washington that they had discovered
possible signs of a new family of planets orbiting a star 220 light-
years away. 

2000 In Sinking Spring, PA, a man chased his estranged girlfriend
through town and then forced her car into the path of an oncoming
train. The woman and her 3 passengers were killed. 

2000 North Carolina researchers announced that the heart of a 66
million-year-old dinosaur was more like a mammal or bird than that of a
reptile. 

2000 The 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act went into
effect. 

2002 In the city of General Santos, 14 people were killed and 69 were
injured in a bomb attack on a department store. The attack was blamed
on Muslim extremists. 

2003 North and South Korea agreed to hold Cabinet-level talks the
following week. 

2009 UNESCO launched The World Digital Library. The World Digital
Library (WDL) is an international digital library operated by UNESCO
and the United States Library of Congress. 

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_____________________________________________________ ALZHEIMERS' EYE TEST Count every "F " in the following text: ---- FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI FIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS... (SEE BELOW) ---- HOW MANY ? ...................... 3? ***************************** WRONG, THERE ARE 6 -- no joke. READ IT AGAIN ! Really, go Back and Try to find the 6 F's before you scroll down. The reasoning is: The brain cannot process "OF". Incredible or what? Go back and look again!! Anyone who counts all 6 "F's" on the first go is a genius. Three is normal, four is quite rare! Send this to your friends. It will drive them crazy! And keep them occupied for several minutes _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Sarah_McGill, Orlando, Florida Florida boy, 14, paid Scottish hooker $480 for sex A hooker from Scotland is free on bond from the Orange County Jail after police said she had sex with a 14-year-old boy she met online. Sarah McGill, who investigators said used the fake name Sophia Belle online, still had her makeup and her pearl earrings on when she got booked into the Orange County Jail on Saturday night. On Monday, McGill faced a judge, who ordered she have no contact with the victim and not to advertise any services on any websites. The judge also had McGill's passport taken away. Police said a 14-year-old boy staying at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Orlando went to the Quora.com website and found his way to McGill’s prostitute alter ego. Police said he and McGill began to text and the two met in a room at the hotel. After police said the teenager successfully completed his transaction with McGill, the teenager’s father somehow found out his son had paid a woman $480 to spend an hour with her. He was not impressed. According to a report, McGill told a detective the victim appeared to be younger than 18 years old. McGill was charged with lewd and lascivious battery. Tech Support Pits From: Klaus Re: Using memory sticks Dear Webby, I have just purchased a 256 MB memory stick which when I plug it into a USB port shows up on my computer as 'USB Disk (J:)'. My question is how do I transfer files onto this memory stick from stuff on the computer and outlook express? Your help in the past has been greatly appreciated. Thanks Klaus Dear Klaus With most memory sticks you simply drag the files and folders to and from it, like it was a floppy or another hard drive. It is very rare that a computer does not see and recognize them. Have FUN DearWebby Brenda O'Malley is home making dinner, as usual, when Tim Finnegan arrives at her door. "Brenda, may I come in?" he asks. "I've somethin' to tell ya".. "Of course you can come in, you're always welcome, Tim. But where's me husband?" "That's what I'm here to be telling ya, Brenda." There was an accident down at the Guinness brewery..." "Oh, God no!" cries Brenda. "Please don't tell me." "I must, Brenda. Your husband Shamus is dead and gone. I'm sorry." Finally, she looked up at Tim. "How did it happen, Tim?" "It was terrible, Brenda. He fell into a vat of Guinness Stout and drowned." "Oh my dear Jaysus! But you must tell me truth, Tim. Did he at least go quickly?" "Well, Brenda... no. In fact, he got out three times to pee."
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*Sixteen Steps to Build a Campfire* 1. Split dead limb into fragments and shave one fragment into slivers. 2. Bandage left thumb. 3. Chop other fragments into smaller fragments 4. Bandage left foot. 5. Make structure of slivers (include those embedded in hand) 6. Light Match 7. Light Match 8. Repeat "a Scout is cheerful" and light match. 9. Apply match to slivers, add wood fragments, and blow gently into base of fire. 10. Apply burn ointment to nose. 11. When fire is burning, collect more wood. 12. Upon discovering that fire has gone out while out searching for more wood, soak wood from can labeled "kerosene." 13. Treat face and arms for second-degree burns. 14. Relabel can to read "gasoline." 15. When fire is burning well, add all remaining firewood. 16. When thunderstorm has passed, repeat steps.
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Man to Ticket Agent: I want to buy a bus ticket for Norwald. Ticket Agent, Searching Book: Norwald? Let me find that. Hmm... never heard of it. Let me see... Norwald. I don't see Norwald listed, and I can't find it on the map. Just where is Norwald, anyway? Man: Over there. He's my brother-in-law. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Preventing Soap Scum If you use liquid soap in your bath and shower instead of bar you will not have as much soap scum. The paraffin in the solid soap helps cause the scum buildup. By Carol Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Seababy for this story: Two very elderly friends, Max and Wally, met in the park every day to feed the pigeons, watch the squirrels and discuss world problems. One day Wally didn't show up Max didn't think much about it, figured maybe he had a cold or some such. But after Wally hadn't shown up for a week or so Max really got worried. However, the only time they ever got together anymore (they used to play a lot of golf together) was at the park, and Max couldn't remember where Wally lived so he was unable to find out what had happened to him. A month passed and Max figured old Wally had gone to his heavenly reward, but one day Max approached the park and, lo and behold, there sat Wally! Max was very excited and happy to see him and told him so! Then he said, "For crying out loud Wally, what happened to you???" Wally replied, "I have been in jail." "Jail???," cried Max!! "What in the world for???" "Well," Wally said, "You know Sue, that cute little blonde waitress at the coffee shop where we sometimes get coffee?" "Yeah" said MAX, "I remember her. What about her?" "Well one day last month she got mad at me and to get even, she charged me with rape. I was so proud of what everyone would think an old fart like me could still do, that when I got into court, I pled 'Guilty'. The judge then took a good look at me and gave me 30 days for perjury."
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___________________________________________________ Thanks to Kati for this story: Hillary and her driver were cruising along a country road one evening when an ancient cow loomed in front of the car. The driver tried to avoid it, but couldn't. The aged bovine was struck and killed. Hillary told her driver to go up to the farmhouse and explain to the owners what had happened. She stayed in the car making phone calls to lobbyists. About an hour later, the driver staggered back to the car with his clothes in disarray. He was holding a half-empty bottle of expensive wine in one hand, a rare Cuban cigar in the other, and was smiling happily, smeared with lipstick. "What happened to you," asked Hillary? "Well," the driver replied, "the farmer gave me the cigar, the wife gave me the wine and their beautiful twin daughters made mad passionate love to me!" "My God, what did you tell them?" asked Hillary. The driver replied, "Just the truth. I just stepped inside the door and said, I'm Hillary's driver and I've just killed the old cow. The rest happened so fast, I couldn't stop it." ___________________________________________________
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1534 Jacques Cartier, a French explorer, set sail from St. Malo to
explore the North American coastline. 

1653 In England, Oliver Cromwell expelled the Long Parliament for
trying to pass the Perpetuation Bill that would have kept Parliament in
the hands of only a few members. 

1657 English Admiral Robert Blake fought his last battle when he
destroyed the Spanish fleet in Santa Cruz Bay. 

1689 The siege of Londonderry began. Supporters of James II attacked
the city. 

1769 Ottawa Chief Pontiac was murdered by an Illinois Indian in
Cahokia. 

1775 American troops began the siege of British-held Boston. 

1792 France declared war on Austria, Prussia, and Sardinia. It was the
start of the French Revolutionary wars. 

1809 Napoleon defeated Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria. 

1837 Erastus B. Bigelow was granted a patent for his power loom. 

1861 Robert E. Lee resigned from U.S. Army. 

1865 Safety matches were first advertised. 

1879 First mobile home (horse drawn) was used in a journey from London
to Cyprus. 

1902 Scientists Marie and Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element
radium. 

1916 Sir Roger Casement landed in Ireland to incite rebellion against
the British. Casement, a British diplomat, was captured within hours
and was hanged for high treason on August 3. 

1919 The Polish Army captured Vilno, Lithuania from the Soviets. 

1940 The First electron microscope was demonstrated by RCA. 

1942 Pierre Laval, the premier of Vichy France, in a radio broadcast,
establishes a policy of "true reconciliation with Germany." 

1945 Soviet troops began their attack on Berlin after the US had bombed
it into the stone age.

1945 During World War II, Allied forces took control of the German
cities of Nuremberg and Stuttgart. 

1953 Operation Little Switch began in Korea. It was the exchange of
sick and wounded prisoners of war. Thirty Americans were freed. 

1961 FM stereo broadcasting was approved by the FCC. 

1962 The New Orleans Citizens' Council offered a free one-way ride for
blacks to move to northern states. 

1967 U.S. planes bombed Haiphong for first time during the Vietnam War.

1971 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of busing to achieve racial
desegregation in schools. 

1972 The manned lunar module from Apollo 16 landed on the moon. 

1981 A spokesman for the U.S. Navy announced that the U.S. was
accepting full responsibility for the sinking of the Nissho Maru on
April 9. 

1984 Britain announced that its administration of Hong Kong would cease
in 1997. 

1985 In Madrid, Santiago Carillo was purged from the Communist Party.
Carillo was a founder of Eurocommunism. 

1987 In Argentina, President Raul Alfonsin quelled a military revolt. 

1988 The U.S. Air Forces' Stealth (B-2 bomber) was officially unveiled.

1989 Scientists announced the successful testing of high-definition TV.

1991 Mikhail Gorbachev became the first Soviet head of state to visit
South Korea. 

1992 The worlds largest fair, Expo '92, opened in Seville, Spain. 

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1971 Russia launched the Salyut into orbit around Earth. It was the
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_____________________________________________________ Closing sermon words A preacher was completing a temperance sermon: with great expression he said, "If I had all the beer in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river." With even greater emphasis he said, "And if I had all the wine in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river." And then finally, he said, "And if I had all the whiskey in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river." He sat down. The song leader then stood very cautiously and announced with a smile, "For our closching schong, let ussch sching Hymn # 365: "Schall We Gather at the River." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, 42, Omaha, Nebraska Illegal immigrant runs over, kills a father of 4, does not stop An illegal immigrant from Guatemala is under arrest and charged in the hit-and-run death of a motorcyclist in Omaha, Nebraska. Juan J. Moreno-Tamayo, a father of four kids, was riding his motorcycle last week when Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, an illegal immigrant, ran through a stop sign and struck Moreno-Tamayo. Velasquez-Ortiz then fled the scene, running over Moreno-Tamayo, killing him in the process. Velasquez-Ortiz was later arrested at his home, after police tracked his Ford Explorer registration through witnesses, who got his license plate. He has been in the United States illegally for 15 years, but used forged documents to work at a local beef company and register his car. He had been arrested twice before, including on a DUI charge. It is unclear if authorities discovered his illegal status prior to his current arrest. Luis Velasquez-Ortiz, 42, faced court on Monday in Omaha where a judge set his bond at $2 million after deeming him to be a flight risk. Officials said Velasquez-Ortiz has lived in Omaha for 15 years but he is in the US illegally from Guatemala. He worked at Nebraska Beef. He is accused of fleeing the crash scene at 32nd and Q Streets last Wednesday after his Ford Explorer collided with the motorcycle. Police said he failed to stop at a stop sign and pulled into the intersection. Juan J. Moreno-Tamayo, the 31-year-old motorcyclist, ended up stuck under the Ford Explorer. Velasquez-Ortiz is accused of then accelerating and running over the father of four as he fled the scene. Moreno-Tamayo, who was wearing a DOT approves helmet, died at the scene. Tech Support Pits From: Chris Re: Moving Dear Webby, My question and PLEASE don't laugh because I never did this before and I don't know how. This is my very first computer. I have things on here, by checking acct., bills I pay online, other web sites, stored things like recipes etc., How do I go about changing addresses on all of them if I have to move and once moved will my computer still have all the info once plugged back in? Seriously Webby, I DO NOT know that's why I'm asking you. You never steered me wrong before. Thank You. Chris Dear Chris It depends on how far you are going to move. If you move to the moon, then your address will change from gmail to gmoon. There is also gmars, gvenus, and gheaven. There is no ghell. If you go to hell, you'll have to use AOL. However, if you stay on earth, then your gmail email address won't change. If you use the same ISP at the new place, for example earthlink, then all you change is the dial-up number to the number of that town. They even have a 1-800 for areas between towns, where they have a proper dial-up number. Everything else will stay the same. You can change the default shipping address at DELL, Victoria's Secret, and wherever you shop, when you place a new order. Have FUN DearWebby The very first sex education classes were in the 50's. Naturally, some of the teachers were embarrassed and used only very carefully chosen words. In one class, the teacher was explaining the anatomy of the male genitalia. He said, "The human male testicles are about the size of Plover's eggs." A female voice from the back quipped, "Hey... Neat !!! I've always wondered how big Plover's eggs were."
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"Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical liberal minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous liberal press, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end." (This definition has been attributed to students at Texas A&M University. Just so you will know that Aggies know how to do more than build bonfires.)
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A sweet young lady visiting Brooklyn's Zoo in Prospect Park asked the keeper where the monkeys were. Keeper: "They're in the back, making love." Young lady: "Would they come out for some peanuts?" Keeper: "Would you? ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Aphid Repellent Plants You can help prevent aphid infestations on your vegetables by interplanting them with plants that repel aphids. Some examples are anise, chives, coriander, garlic, onions, petunias and radish. Another trick is lay some aluminum foil around the base of a plant, the reflection will help deter the aphids. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ I know you old salts will remember the old days of wooden ships and Iron men, and signalmen. The aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln was finally inching up to the pier at Pearl Harbor when the Captain of the ship noticed a sailor on the flight deck gesturing wildly with semaphore flags. He then noticed an attractive young woman standing on top of a station wagon, also waving semaphore flags. Always concerned about security and never having seen something like this, the Captain barked at his Bridge Signalman, "What message are those two people sending?" The Signalman concentrated intently and soon reported, "Sir, he is sending FOXTROT-FOXTROT and she is sending ECHO -FOXTROT." Not having any clue as to what these messages could mean, the Captain dispatched an armed Marine to escort the sailor back to the Bridge. The sailor arrived, out of breath from running up the many ladders to the bridge, and saluted smartly. "Seaman Endicott reporting as ordered, sir!" "Seaman", shouted the Captain, "Who is that woman on the pier and why are you exchanging signals FF and EF?" "Sir, that's my wife, Sir, and she wants to eat first!"
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___________________________________________________ Little Johnny wasn't very good at spelling. During an oral spelling exam, the teacher wrote the word "new" on the blackboard. "Now," she asked Johnny, "what word would we have if we placed a "K" in the front?" After a moment's reflection, Johnny said, "Canoe?" ___________________________________________________
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1012 Aelfheah was murdered by Danes who had been ravaging the south of
England. Aelfhear became the 29th Archbishop of Canterbury in 1005. 

1539 Emperor Charles V reached a truce with German Protestants at
Frankfurt, Germany. 

1587 English admiral Sir Francis Drake entered Cadiz harbor and sank
the Spanish fleet. 

1689 Residents of Boston ousted their governor, Edmond Andros. 

1713 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI issued the Pragmatic Sanction, which
gave women the rights of succession to Hapsburg possessions.

1764 The English Parliament banned the American colonies from printing
paper money. 

1770 Captain James Cook discovered New South Wales, Australia. Cook
originally named the land Point Hicks. 

1775 The American Revolution began as fighting broke out at Lexington,
MA. 

1782 The Netherlands recognized the new United States. 

1794 Tadeusz Kosciuszko forced the Russians out of Warsaw. 

1802 The Spanish reopened the New Orleans port to American merchants. 

1839 The Kingdom of Belgium was recognized by all the states of Europe
when the Treaty of London was signed. 

1861 Thaddeus S. C. Lowe sailed 900 miles in nine hours in a hot air
balloon from Cincinnati, OH, to Unionville, SC. 

1861 The Baltimore riots resulted in four Union soldiers and nine
civilians killed. 

1861 U.S. President Lincoln ordered a blockade of Confederate ports. 

1892 The Duryea gasoline buggy was introduced in the U.S. by Charles
and Frank Duryea. 

1897 The first annual Boston Marathon was held. It was the first of its
type in the U.S. 

1927 In China, Hankow communists declared war on Chaing Kai-shek. 

1933 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a proclamation that
removed the U.S. from the gold standard. 

1938 General Francisco Franco declared victory in the Spanish Civil
War. 

1939 Connecticut approved the Bill of Rights for the U.S. Constitution
after 148 years. 

1943 The Warsaw Ghetto uprising against Nazi rule began. The Jews were
able to fight off the Germans for 28 days. 

1951 General Douglas MacArthur gave his "Old Soldiers" speech before
the U.S. Congress after being relieved by U.S. President Truman. In the
address General MacArthur said that "Old soldiers never die, they just
fade away." 

1951 Shigeki Tanaka won the Boston Marathon. Tanaka had survived the
atomic blast at Hiroshima, Japan during World War II. 

1960 Baseball uniforms began displaying player's names on their backs. 

1967 Surveyor 3 landed on the moon and began sending photos back to the
U.S. 

1971 Russia launched the Salyut into orbit around Earth. It was the
first space station. 

1975 India launched its first satellite with aid from the USSR. 

1977 Alex Haley received a special Pulitzer Prize for his book "Roots."

1981 In Davao, Philippines, thirteen people were killed when members of
the New People's Army threw hand grenades into the Roman Catholic
cathedral during Easter services. 

1982 The U.S. announced a ban on U.S. tourist and business traval to
Cuba. The U.S. charged the Cuban government with subversion in Central
America. 

1987 In Phoenix, AZ, skydiver Gregory Robertson went into a 200-mph
free-fall to save an unconscious colleague 3,500 feet from the ground. 

1987 The last California condor known to be in the wild was captured
and placed in a breeding program at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. 

1989 A gun turret exploded aboard the USS Iowa. 47 sailors were killed.

1989 In El Salvador, Attorney General Alvadora was killed by a car
bomb. 

1993 The Branch-Davidian’s compound in Waco, TX, burned to the ground.
It was the end of a 51-day standoff between the cult and U.S. federal
agents. 86 people were killed including 17 children. Nine of the Branch
Davidians escaped the fire. 

1994 A Los Angeles jury awarded $3.8 million to Rodney King for
violation of his civil rights. 

1995 The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK, was
destroyed by a bomb. It was the worst bombing on U.S. territory. 168
people were killed including 19 children, and 500 were injured. Timothy
McVeigh was found guilty of the bombing on June 2, 1997. 

1998 Wang Dan, a leader of 1989 Tienanmen Square pro democracy
protests, was freed by the Chinese government. 

2000 The Oklahoma City National Memorial was dedicated on the fifth
anniversary of the bombing in Oklahoma that killed 168 people. 

2000 In the Philippines, Air Philippines GAP 541 crashed while
preparing to land. 131 people were killed. 

2002 The USS Cole was relaunched. In Yemen, 17 sailors were killed when
the ship was attacked by terrorists on October 12, 2000. The attack was
blamed on Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaida network. 

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Today, April 18 in
1775 American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes and Samuel
Prescott rode though the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that
the Regulars were coming out. Later, the phrase "the British are
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_____________________________________________________ Maturity means being emotionally and mentally healthy. It is that time when you know when to say yes and when to say no, and when to say WHOOPEE! _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jordan Worth Stewartby, Bedfordshire, England Controlling bitch, who starved lover, stabbed him, burned him and banned him from bed, sentenced to 7 1/2 years This is the controlling girlfriend who carried out a catalogue of abuse against her boyfriend including depriving him of food and banning him from her bed. Jordan Worth, 22, took advantage of her vulnerable boyfriend but is now serving a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence. Luton Crown Court heard that she: Stabbed him Poured boiling water on him Took control of his Facebook page Banned him from their bed Told him what clothes he should wear Hit him with blunt objects Failed to help him get hospital treatment The couple met in 2012 when they were both 16 years old, but from the beginning she started to control him. It started with telling him what he should wear and eventually she took control of his Facebook telling him which friends he could see and when. Most of the abuse took place at their home in Stewartby, Bedfordshire, where she wouldn’t allow him into their bed for nine months. Worth’s boyfriend was vulnerable as a result of a build-up of water on his brain Luton Crown Court was told that the victim, who is not being identified, suffered from hydrocephalus, which is caused by a build-up of fluid inside the skull and made him vulnerable. The bullying culminated in her using objects to strike him, wounding him with a knife and then failing to get him any medical help. Her ex-boyfriend’s misery came to an end in June when neighbours called police to the couple’s home in the early hours after hearing shouting. The ambulance crew noted injuries to his hand, burns to arms and legs that were being self-treated with cling film. There was also cling film round his ankles, and a hand wound that was bleeding. He was taken to hospital where it was discovered he had second and third degree burns that left permanent scarring and ‘5 per cent of his total body surface was scalded.’ Neighbours added they had often heard the couple arguing and the victim was seen on occasions with black eyes, a limp and with his arm in sling. During one incident Worth was seen at window ‘armed’ with a screwdriver or hammer, the court was told. Worth was later arrested and admitted charges of controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship, wounding with intent and causing grievous bodily harm with intent. The court heard university graduate Worth, who is now in a new relationship, had two sides and came from a loving and supportive family and had previously carried out voluntary work. She was made the subject of a restraining order which prevents her from contacting her ex for an indefinite period. Worth had discouraged her former partner from contacting his family during the abusive relationship. Judge Nic Madge said: ‘She accepts that she has in the past, on a number of occasions, used blunt objects and implements to strike him and that he suffered injuries as a result of her doing so. ‘She admits using boiling or hot water to cause injury to him.’ ----------------- Hydrocephalus is making life quite miserable. I know. Sudden movements, jumping, running, even turning the head quickly, or sneezing and coughing, all cause a stabbing headache so bad, it makes you flinch. I know. I had it from grade 3 on, after a teacher shot a soccer ball at my head with full power, when I did not pay attention in Phys Ed. Surprisingly, when I had an aneurism in my early 30's, during the operation they poured heavy antibiotics into my skull and fixed the perforated and inflamed meninges. The Hydrocephalus was defeated and I have not had any recurrence. I DO sympathize with the poor guy. Living with Hydrocephalus is more than hard enough. I learned one thing, though: High altitude reduces the pain. That is why I spent every weekend in the mountains. DearWebby Tech Support Pits From: Latreesha Re: Don't use the word "Slave" Using the word Slave is racist and not acceptable in a legitimate publication. Latreesha Dear Latreesha, just because YOU are a racist, that does not mean people can't use the word "Slave" in the way it has been used for many thousands of years BEFORE your ancestors got an all expense paid cruise to America. Slaves are mentioned in the Old Testament and the Torah and in ancient Egyptian and Greek writings. 650,000 Republicans died fighting for freeing the slaves in America, so take your nonsense and stuff it where the sun don't shine! When it comes to hard drives, there is no other word suitable to identify and describe the relation between Master drive and Slave drive, and nobody with an IQ bigger than what a squashed toad has, will ever consider changing that. The Master drive is the boot-up and main drive, that launches the operating system, which then controls all the Slave Drives. Have FUN DearWebby Classic! NEW POLICY IN HEAVEN It was getting a little crowded in Heaven, so God decided to change the admittance policy. The new law was that, in order to get into Heaven, you had to have a real bummer of a day when you died. The policy would go into effect at noon the next day. The next day at 12:01am, the first person came to the gates of Heaven. The Angel at the gate, remembering the new policy, promptly said to the man, "Before I let you in, I need you to tell me how your day was going when you died." "No problem," the man said. "I came home to my 25th floor apartment on my lunch hour and caught my wife half naked. She appeared to be having an affair, but her lover was nowhere in sight. I immediately began searching for him. My wife was yelling at me as I searched the entire apartment. Just as I was about to give up, I happened to glance out onto the balcony and noticed that there was a man hanging off the edge by his fingertips! The nerve of that guy! Well, I ran out onto the balcony and stomped on his fingers until he fell to the ground. But wouldn't you know it, he landed in some trees and bushes that broke his fall and he didn't die. This ticked me off even more. In a rage, I went back inside to get the first thing Could get my hands on to throw at him. Oddly enough, the first thing I thought of was the refrigerator. I unplugged it, pushed it out onto the balcony, and tipped it over the side. It plummeted 25 stories and crushed him! The excitement of the moment was so great that I had a heart attack and died almost instantly." The Angel sat back and thought a moment. Technically, the guy did have a bad day. It was a crime of passion. So, the Angel announced, "OK, sir. Welcome to the Kingdom of Heaven," and let him in. A few seconds later the next guy came up. The Angel said, "Before I can let you in, I need to hear about what your day was like when you died." "No problem," said the second man. "But you're not going to believe this. I was on the balcony of my 26th floor apartment doing my daily exercises. I had been under a lot of pressure so I was really pushing hard to relieve my stress. I guess I got a little carried away, slipped, and accidentally fell over the side! Luckily, I was able to catch myself by the fingertips on the balcony below mine. But all of a sudden this crazy man comes running out of his apartment, starts cussing, and stomps on my fingers. Well, of course I fell. I hit some trees and bushes at the bottom which broke my fall so I didn't die right away. As I'm laying there face up on the ground, unable to move, and in excruciating pain, I see this guy push his REFRIGERATOR, of all things, off the balcony. It falls the 25 floors and lands on top of me, killing me instantly." The Angel is quietly laughing to himself as the man finishes his story. "I could get used to this new policy," he thinks to himself. "Very well," the Angel announces. "Welcome to the Kingdom of Heaven," and he lets the man enter. A few seconds later, a third man comes up to the gate. The angel says, "Please tell me how you died." The third man says, "OK, picture this. I'm naked, hiding inside a refrigerator."
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>From Dale I had just moved from an apartment to a house in the same small town. One day at the grocery store, I used the last of my personalized checks bearing my old address. The cashier examined the document and asked if everything on it was correct. I assured her that it was, and she started to put the check in the cash drawer. But then she inquired again if everything was accurate. "Why do you ask?" I responded. "Because," she replied, "my husband and I moved to this address last week." Then she paused while she kicked the 911 floor button a few times, and then continued: "and I don't remember seeing you at breakfast."
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Today, April 18 in
1521 Martin Luther confronted the emperor Charles V in the Diet of
Worms and refused to retract his views that led to his excommunication.


1676 Sudbury, Massachusetts, was attacked by Indians. 

1775 American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes and Samuel
Prescott rode though the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that
the Regulars were coming out. Later, the phrase "the British are
coming" was attributed to Revere even though it is unlikely he used
that wording. 

1791 National Guardsmen prevented Louis XVI and his family from leaving
Paris. 

1818 A regiment of Indians and blacks were defeated at the Battle of
Suwann, in Florida, ending the first Seminole War. 

1846 The telegraph ticker was patented by R.E. House 

1847 U.S. troops defeated almost 17,000 Mexican soldiers commanded by
Santa Anna at Cerro Gordo. (Mexican-American War) 

1853 The first train in Asia began running from Bombay to Tanna. 

1861 Colonel Robert E. Lee turned down an offer to command the Union
armies during the U.S. Civil War. 

1877 Charles Cros wrote a paper that described the process of recording
and reproducing sound. In France, Cros is regarded as the inventor of
the phonograph. In the U.S., Thomas Edison gets the credit. 

1895 New York State passed an act that established free public baths. 

1906 San Francisco, CA, was hit with an earthquake. The original death
toll was cited at about 700. Later information indicated that the death
toll may have been 3 to 4 times the original estimate. 

1910 Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night. 

1924 Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first "Crossword Puzzle
Book." 

1934 The first Laundromat opened in Fort Worth, TX. 

1937 Leon Trotsky called for the overthrow of Soviet leader Josef
Stalin. 

1938 Superman made his debut when he appeared in the first issue of
Action Comics. (Cover date June 1938) 

1942 James H. Doolittle and his squadron, from the USS Hornet, raided
Tokyo and other Japanese cities. 

1942 The Vichy government capitulated to Adolf Hitler and invited
Pierre Laval to form a new government in France. 

1943 Traveling in a bomber, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, was shot
down by American P-38 fighters. 

1945 American war correspondent Ernie Pyle was killed by Japanese
gunfire on the Pacific island of Ie Shima, off Okinawa. He was 44 years
old. 

1946 The League of Nations was dissolved. 

1949 The Republic of Ireland was established. 

1950 The first transatlantic jet passenger trip was completed. 

1954 Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser seized power in Egypt. 

1956 Actress Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco were married. The
religious ceremony took place April 19. 

1960 The Mutual Broadcasting System was sold to the 3M Company of
Minnesota for $1.25 million. 

1978 The U.S. Senate approved the transfer of the Panama Canal to
Panama on December 31, 1999. 

1980 Rhodesia became the independent nation of Zimbabwe. 

1983 The U.S. Embassy in Beirut was blown up by a suicide car-bomber.
63 people were killed including 17 Americans. 

1984 Daredevils Mike MacCarthy and Amanda Tucker made a sky dive from
the Eiffel Tower. The jump ended safely. 

1985 Ted Turner filed for a hostile takeover of CBS. 

1989 Thousands of Chinese students demanding democracy tried to storm
Communist Party headquarters in Beijing. 

1999 Wayne Gretzky (New York Rangers) played his final game in the NHL.
He retired as the NHL's all-time leading scorer and holder of 61
individual records. 

2002 Actor Robert Blake and his bodyguard were arrested in connection
with the shooting death of Blake's wife about a year before. 

2002 The Amtrack Auto Train derailed in a remote area of north Florida.
Four people were killed and 133 were injured. 

2002 The city legislature of Berlin decided to make Marlene Dietrich an
honorary citizen. Dietrich had gone to the United States in 1930. She
refused to return to Germany after Adolf Hitler came to power. 

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_____________________________________________________ The building contractor proudly pointed to the nearly completed residence. "Lady, this house may seem a little shaky right now, but you just wait until we put up the wallpaper." _______________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Frederick Johnson, 27, DeShawn Dickey, 23, Jacksonville, Florida Two with paintball guns arrested, others, who use them, warned The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said on Wednesday that two men were arrested after citizens reported them for shooting vehicles and property with paintball guns. Frederick Johnson, 27, and DeShawn Dickey, 23, were shooting paintball guns while wearing all-black clothing after dark on Bert Road, JSO said. Johnson and Dickey refused to stop when confronted by police but were eventually captured, JSO said. They believe several more people were involved. JSO noted that the pair were lucky not to encounter an armed citizen who may not realize the weapon is a paintball gun. "This could have deadly consequences, think before you act," JSO said in a tweet. JSO also said the pair are the latest in a string of incidents involving paintguns. The suspects usually shoot from rental or stolen vehicles, they said. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Want to shoot vehicles, houses, or people with paintball guns? You're going to get arrested. This is not funny, this is not a joke. Shooting houses, cars, and people with paintball guns will land you in jail or possibly dead if you are encountered by an armed citizen or police officer who doesn't know what you are holding is a paintball gun. Fredrick Johnson, 27 years old and DeShawn Dickey, 23 years old and have been arrested after shooting paintball guns at people and hitting vehicles in the area wearing black masks and black clothing. 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Early in the semester, a student stops by during the professor's office hours. He bids her enter. She glances up and down the hall, steps in, closes the door and says, "I would do anything to pass this class." She steps closer to his desk, flips back her hair, gazes meaningfully into his eyes. "I mean," she whispers, "I would do...anything." He returns her gaze. "Anything?" "Anything," she replies. The professor's voice drops to a whisper and he says, "Would you...study?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Surge Protector or Just a Power Strip It's a good idea to plug your computer into a power strip that has a surge protector in it. Not all power strips have this feature. If your power strip doesn't state that it has a surge protector it probably does not and you should upgrade to help protect your expensive electronics. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Powerstrip surge protectors come in various grades. The under $15 type is good enough for power tools, but offers very little protection for delicate electronics. The component in a powerstrip that absorbs minor surges is so fanatically loyal that it suicides trying to protect the stuff plugged into it. It can only suicide once. To show you that it can not do that again, the little light will flicker or not stay on steadily. So, if you see the light on your surge protector flicker, it has become a hand-me-down to the work shop or garage. It will still be a much appreciated power strip there. Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Sandie for this story: When we agreed to help our sergeant move to a new apartment, we didn't know the elevator wasn't working. So after hours of carrying heavy boxes and furniture up 11 floors, we were wiped out. And when the sergeant asked us to search for his favorite pot, no one moved. "I'll give a bottle of Scotch to whoever finds it," he shouted. Within minutes, a private found the pot. "Good," said the sarge. "Now look for the Scotch."
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1492 Christopher Columbus signed a contract with Spain to find a
passage to Asia and the Indies. 

1521 Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church. 

1524 New York Harbor was discovered by Giovanni Verrazano. 

1629 Horses were first imported into the colonies by the American
Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1704 John Campbell published what would eventually become the first
successful American newspaper. It was known as the Boston "News-
Letter." 

1758 Frances Williams published a collection of Latin poems. He was the
first African-American to graduate from a college in the western
hemisphere. 

1808 Bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France ordered the seizure of U.S.
ships, that were blockading food shipments to France. 

1810 Pineapple cheese was patented by Lewis M. Norton. 

1824 Russia abandoned all North American claims south of 54' 40'. 

1860 New Yorkers learned of a new law that required fire escapes to be
provided for tenement houses. 

1861 Virginia became the eighth state to secede from the Union. 

1864 U.S. Civil War General Grant banned the trading of prisoners. 

1865 Mary Surratt was arrested as a conspirator in the Lincoln
assassination. 

1875 The game "snooker" was invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain. 

1895 China and Japan signed the Treaty of Shimonoseki. It was the end
of the first Sino-Japanese War. In the treaty China ceded Taiwan to
Japan. 

1917 A bill in Congress to establish Daylight Saving Time was defeated.
It was passed a couple of months later. 

1941 Igor Sikorsky accomplished the first successful helicopter lift-
off from water near Stratford, CT. 

1941 The office of Price Administration was established in the U.S. to
handle rationing. 

1946 The last French troops left Syria. 

1961 About 1,400 U.S.-supported Cuban exiles invaded Cuba at the Bay of
Pigs in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro. It was an unsuccessful
attack. 

1964 Jerrie Mock became first woman to fly an airplane solo around the
world. 

1964 The Ford Motor Company unveiled its new Mustang model. 

1967 The U.S. Supreme Court barred Muhammad Ali's request to be blocked
from induction into the U.S. Army. 

1969 In Los Angeles, Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of assassinating U.S.
Senator Robert F. Kennedy. 

1969 Czechoslovak Communist Party chairman Alexander Dubcek was
deposed. 

1970 Apollo 13 returned to Earth safely after an on-board accident with
an oxygen tank. 

1975 Khmer Rouge forces capture the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. It
was the end of the five-year war. 

1983 In Warsaw, police routed 1,000 Solidarity supporters. 

1983 In New York, a transit strike that began on March 7 ended. 

1984 In London, demonstrators outside the Libyan Embassy were fired
upon by someone inside. Eleven people were injured and an English
Police woman was killed. 

1985 In Lebanon, the cabinet resigned as Shiites took W. Beirut. 

1987 In Sri Lanka, Tamil guerrillas killed 122 people in a road ambush.

1989 In Poland, courts gave Solidarity legal status. 

1993 A federal jury in Los Angeles convicted two former police officers
of violating the civil rights of beaten motorist Rodney King. Two
other
officers were acquitted. 

1996 Erik and Lyle Menendez were sentenced to life in prison without
parole for killing their parents. 

1999 In India, the government of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
collapsed after losing a vote of confidence. 

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One of the burdens of office of the small town mayor was his brother in-law, a fellow who liked to throw his or, rather, his in-law's political weight around. The mayor had instructed his policemen and other city officials to treat him just like they would any other taxpayer. The brother-in-law got a ticket for overtime parking. He im- mediately descended in fury on police headquarters, waving the ticket and sputtering, "Hey, do you know who I am?" The desk sergeant surveyed him calmly, picked up his telephone and dialed the mayor's office. "Tell the mayor," he said to the secretary, "that What-his-name is down here and can't remember his name. Should we lock him up until he remembers his name, or send him to the loony bin??" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Making Saving a Part of Your Budget Make saving a fixed part of your budget. Determine a reasonable amount of money each month and have it automatically deposited into a savings account. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office. "Is it true," she wanted to know, "that the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?" "Yes, I'm afraid so," the doctor told her. There was a moment of silence before the senior lady replied, "I'm wondering, then just how serious is my condition, because this prescription is marked 'NO REFILLS." ------------- That just means no refills without a visit to the doctor. He has yacht payments due, ya know.
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0556 Pelagius I began his reign as Catholic Pope. 

1065 The Norman Robert Guiscard took Bari. Five centuries of Byzantine
rule in southern Italy ended. 

1175 Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, signed the Treaty of Montebello
with the Lombard League. 

1705 Queen Anne of England knighted Isaac Newton. 

1746 The Duke of Cumberland defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie (and his
Jacobites) at the battle of Culloden. 

1818 The U.S. Senate ratified Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed
U.S.-Canada border. 

1851 A lighthouse was swept away in a gale at Minot’s Ledge, MA. 

1854 San Salvador was destroyed by an earthquake. 

1862 Confederate President Jefferson Davis approved conscription act
for white males between 18 and 35. 

1862 In the U.S., slavery was abolished by law in the District of
Columbia. 

1883 Paul Kruger became president of the South African Republic. 

1900 The first book of postage stamps was issued. The two-cent stamps
were available in books of 12, 24 and 48 stamps. 

1905 Andrew Carnegie donated $10,000,000 of personal money to set up
the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 

1912 Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English
Channel. 

1917 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin returned to Russia to start the Bolshevik
Revolution after years of exile. 

1922 Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row, to set a women's
record. 

1922 The Soviet Union and Germany signed the Treaty of Rapallo under
which Germany recognized the Soviet Union and diplomatic and trade
relations were restored. 

1940 The first no-hit, no-run game to be thrown on an opening day of
the major league baseball season was earned by Bob Feller. The
Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 1-0. 

1942 The Island of Malta was awarded the George Cross in recognition
for heroism under constant German air attack. 

1943 In Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidently
discovered the the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on
the medicinal value of lysergic acid. 

1944 The destroyer USS Laffey survived immense damage from attacks by
22 Japanese aircraft off Okinawa. 

1945 American troops entered Nuremberg, Germany. 

1947 The Zoomar lens, invented by Dr. Frank Back, was demonstrated in
New York City. It was the first lens to exhibit zooming effects. 

1947 In Texas City, TX, the French ship Grandcamp, carrying ammonium
nitrate fertilizer, caught fire and blew up. The explosions and
resulting fires killed 576 people. 

1948 In Paris, the Organization for European Economic Co-operation was
set up. 

1951 75 people were killed when the British submarine Affray sank in
the English Channel. 

1953 The British royal yacht Britannia was launched. 

1967 At the Western Open in El Monte, CA, Ken Barnes Jr. became the
first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 x 400 in all four guns
(.410, 28, 20, and 12 gauges). He is also the only shooter to do this
with pump action guns. 

1968 The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from
Vietnam. 

1972 Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon. It was the fifth
manned moon landing. 

1972 Two giants pandas arrived in the U.S. from China. 

1975 The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after a five years
of civil war. They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of
terror. 

1978 In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado hit. 

1982 Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada's new constitution in effect.
The act severed the last colonial links with Britain. 

1983 China shelled the Vietnam border in retaliation for raids. 

1983 Brazil detained four Libyan planes en route to Nicaragua after
finding weapons, explosives and ammunition on the planes. 

1987 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sternly warned U.S.
radio stations to watch the use of indecent language on the airwaves. 

1987 The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals
created by genetic engineering. 

1992 Italian financier Carlo de Benedetti and 32 others were convicted
of fraud in connection with the 1982 collapse of Banco Ambrosiano. 

1992 The House ethics committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers
who had overdrawn their House bank accounts. 

1995 The European Union and Canada agreed to protect threatened fish
stocks in the north Atlantic. 

1996 Britain's Prince Andrew and his wife, Sarah, the Duchess of York,
announced that they were in the process of getting a divorce. 

1996 An Italian court found former Prime Minister Bettino Craxi guilty
on charges of corruption. He was sentenced to eight years and three
months in prison. 

1999 Wayne Gretzky announced his retirement from the National Hockey
League (NHL). 

2002 The U.S. Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child
pornography law based on rights to free speech. 

2007 In Blacksburg, VA, a student killed 33 people at Virginia Tech
before killing himself. 

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_____________________________________________________ The Christian missionary was making his first visit to a cannibal tribe. The missionary asked the cannibal chief, "Do you people know anything about religion?" After a pause, the chief answered, "We got a little taste of it when the last missionary was here." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Xavier Inocencio Moran, 25, Royal Palm Beach, Florida Man’s own dashboard camera shows him committing burglary A Royal Palm Beach man accused of burglary has his vehicle’s dashboard camera to thank for landing him in the Palm Beach County Jail, according to an arrest report. Xavier Inocencio Moran, 25, is accused of using a baseball bat first to break into the Sally’s Beauty Supply in Royal Palm Beach on April 5, then on a safe in order to attempt entry. More than three hours after the alleged burglary, on State Road 7 near Southern Boulevard, Moran was involved in a crash on Belvedere Road. Moran told a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy that he was cut off by another driver and could prove it through his dashboard camera. Moran signed a consent waiver to search the camera. While reviewing the video footage, the deputy observed Moran’s 2014 Nissan backing into a parking space in front of the Sally’s Beauty Supply store. The video then allegedly shows Moran taking a bat from the car’s trunk and breaking the glass door leading into the business. The report states that Moran was arrested Tuesday at the Palm Beach County Courthouse, but does not detail the circumstances. Records show that Moran was also arrested on April 7 after he allegedly threatened to shoot his brother with an assault rifle and pistol. Moran and his brother live with their parents in Royal Palm Beach. During the incident, Moran allegedly pointed the gun at his father and threatened to harm his parents as well as his brother. After he was arrested, Moran allegedly ran from authorities. Despite being restricted by handcuffs, he jumped over a fence and attempted to hide behind bushes, according to a sheriff’s report. Moran is facing two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count each of battery, resisting an officer without violence and escape in the April 7 incident. He was released from jail Sunday under court-ordered supervision. Tech Support Pits From: Jazzye Re: Dogfood Diet Dear Webby, Thanx for your GREAT humour letter...it's a cool read from start to finish! I have a special request, and I'm sending a 'reply' as you say to get in touch with you. Is there any way possible or a link I can access to find the 'dog food diet' joke that I believe you put in the letter a few months ago?? I would greatly appreciate it! Thanx again! Jazzye Dear Jazzye DOGFOOD DIET I have a Labrador Retriever & I was buying a large bag of Purina at Wal-Mart and was in line to check out. A woman behind me asked if I had a dog. On impulse, I told her that no, I was starting The Purina Diet again, although I probably shouldn't because I'd ended up in the hospital last time, but that I'd lost 50 pounds before I awakened in an intensive care ward with tubes coming out of most of my orifices and IVs in both arms. I told her that it was essentially a perfect diet and that the way that it works is to load your pants pockets with Purina nuggets and simply eat one or two every time you feel hungry & that the food is nutritionally complete, so I was going to try it again. I have to mention here that practically everyone in the line was by now enthralled with my story, particularly a tall guy who was behind her. Horrified, she asked if I'd been poisoned. I told her no; I'd been sitting in the street licking my butt and a car hit me. I thought the tall guy was going to need help as he roared with laughter and staggered to the door and fresh air. Have FUN DearWebby Addressing the Catholic school class, the nun asked, "Is it wrong to have sex before you're married?" Promiscuous Mary piped up, "Only if you're late for the ceremony."
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Thanks to Connie for this story: The telemarketer did his best to convince me to renew my subscription for another year. "At this price, it's really a great bargain," he said. I'm elderly," I laughed. "I might die before the subscription ends." "No problem," he assured me. "You'll get a refund."
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Thanks to Margaret for this story: Jesse Jackson got out of the shower and was drying off when he looked in the mirror and noticed he was white from the neck up to the top of his head. In sheer panic and fearing he really was turning white and might have to start working for a living, he called his doctor and told him of his problem. The doctor advised him to come to his office immediately. After an examination, the doctor mixed a concoction of brown liquid, gave it to Jesse, and told him to drink it all. Jesse did and replied, "That tasted like bull sh..!" The doctor replied, "It was, Jesse. You were a quart low." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Meatloaf Muffins To make meatloaf in convenient serving size, make your favorite meatloaf recipe in muffin tins. The meatloaf will cook faster and it's the perfect size for freezing. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com Reduce temperature and time, or you will get hockey pucks! Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Laura is driving down the highway with her hand stuck out the window and waving in every direction. The police officer that is following behind her finally has had enough and hits the lights and signals Laura to pull over. "First you put your hand up, like you're turning right, then you wave your hand up and down, then you turn left," said the officer. "I decided not to turn right," Laura explains. "Then why the up and down?" asks the officer. "Officer," Laura sniffs, "I was erasing!"
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1784 The first balloon was flown in Ireland. 

1813 U.S. troops under James Wilkinson attacked the Spanish-held city
of Mobile that would be in the future state of Alabama. 

1817 The first American school for the deaf was opened in Hartford, CT.

1858 At the Battle of Azimghur, the Mexicans defeated Spanish
loyalists. 

1861 U.S. President Lincoln mobilized the Federal army. 

1865 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln died from injuries inflicted by
John Wilkes Booth. 

1871 "Wild Bill" Hickok became the marshal of Abilene, Kansas. 

1892 The General Electric Company was organized. 

1899 Thomas Edison organized the Edison Portland Cement Company. 

1912 The ocean liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic after hitting
an iceberg the evening before. 1,517 people died and more than 700
people survived. 

1917 The British defeated the Germans at the battle of Arras. 

1923 Insulin became generally available for people suffering with
diabetes. 

1934 In the comic strip "Blondie," Dagwood and Blondie Bumstead
welcomed a baby boy, Alexander. The child would be nicknamed, Baby
Dumpling. 

1940 French and British troops landed at Narvik, Norway. 

1945 During World War II, British and Canadian troops liberated the
Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. 

1948 The Arabs were defeated in the first Jewish-Arab battle. 

1952 U.S. President Harry Truman signed the official Japanese peace
treaty. 

1952 The first B-52 prototype was tested in the air. 

1953 In Buenos Aires, six people were killed by a bomb at a rally
addressed by President Peron. 

1953 Pope Pius XII gave his approval of psychoanalysis but warned of
possible abuses. 

1953 Charlie Chaplin surrendered his U.S. re-entry permit rather than
face proceedings by the U.S. Justice Department. Chaplin was accused of
sympathizing with Communist groups. 

1956 General Motors announced that the first free piston automobile had
been developed. 

1959 Cuban leader Fidel Castro began a U.S. goodwill tour. 

1967 Richard Speck was found guilty of murdering eight student nurses. 

1983 In Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, the Tokyo Disneyland themepark opened. 

1986 U.S. F-111 warplanes attacked Libya in response to the bombing of
a discotheque in Berlin on April 5, 1986. 

1989 Students in Beijing launched a series of pro democracy protests
upon the death of former Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang. The
protests led to the Tienanmen Square massacre. 

1989 In Sheffield, England, 96 people were killed and hundreds were
injured at a soccer game at Hillsborough Stadium when a crowd surged
into an overcrowded standing area. Ninety-four died on the day of the
incident and two more later died from their injuries. 

1994 The World Trade Organization was established. 

1998 Pol Pot died at the age of 73. The leader of the Khmer Rouge
regime thereby evaded prosecution for the deaths of 2 million
Cambodians. 

1999 In Algeria, former Foreign Minister Abdelaziz Bouteflika was
elected president. All of the opposition candidates claimed that the
vote was fraudulent and withdrew from the election. 

1999 In Rawalpindi, Pakistan, a panel of two Lahore High Court judges
convicted former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and her husband, Asif
Ali Zardari, of corruption. 

2000 600 anti-IMF (International Monetary Fund) protesters were
arrested in Washington, DC, for demonstrating without a permit. 

2010 In Prospect Harbor, ME, the Stinson Seafood plant stopped sardine
processing after 135 years in operation. 

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______________________________________________________ Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250 --- Harper's Index Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire." --- Dale Carnegie We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases. --- Goethe _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Liz for this story: I pulled into a crowded parking lot and rolled down the car windows to make sure my Labrador Retriever had fresh air. She was stretched out on the back seat, and I wanted to impress upon her that she must remain there. I walked to the curb backward, pointing my finger at the car and saying emphatically, "Now you stay. Do you hear me? Stay!" The driver of a nearby car gave me a startled look. "I don't know about you, lady," he said incredulously. "But I usually just put my car in park." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ You got it on AutoFocus! _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ My sister Tammy went through knee surgery a few weeks ago. I called her to see how she was doing. My nephew Bryan answered the phone. "Hello?" he whispered. "Hey, B, how's your mama?" "She's sleeping," he whispered again. "She go back to the doctor for a checkup?" "Yeah. She got some medicine," he said softly. "She's doing ok." "All right. Don't wake her up. Just tell her I called. What are you doing, by the way?" Again, softly, "Practicing on my drums." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Yonel Hernandez-Velasco, 26, Auburn, California Kidnapper was punched out when daddy arrived A father said he used his fists to stop a would-be kidnapper from dragging the man's 3-year-old daughter out of a park in Auburn, California. Witnesses who were at the North Auburn Regional Park around 7 p.m. told deputies the suspect, 26-year-old Yonel Hernandez-Velasco, was acting strangely Saturday before he allegedly accosted the man's little girl. A group of boys said Hernandez-Velasco tried twice to buy their basketball. According to the Placer County Sheriff's Office, when they rejected him he showed them a pair of handcuffs and threatened to drag one of them into a nearby pond, according to KTXL. Cecilia Sole was playing with her two daughters when the boys told Hernandez-Velasco to go away. Sole said that's when he walked over to her youngest. “He interlaces his fingers with my 3-year-old and starts trying to make a game out of it. Like skipping with her," Sole told KTXL. But she said it was no game when Hernandez-Velasco started dragging the little girl away. She chased after them while calling the girls' father, who lives near the park. Hernadez-Velasco let the girl go but the bizarre incident was far from over. "He just looked at me like [shrugs] and I was like, ‘Wow no big thing, huh bud? You just tried to kidnap my daughter,'" said Fred Cantrell Jr., the toddler's father. Auburn Police say at that point Hernandez-Velasco took out the pair of handcuffs, wrapped them around his fist and took a swing at the toddler's father. Cantrell said he punched back, fists flew and Hernandez-Velasco collapsed to the ground. The threat was over, but not for the little girl, who called out for her father later that night, unable to sleep. “She gave me a kiss, she was all, 'I love you, daddy.' I was like, 'I love you too, baby.' Then she’s like, 'Don’t ever let me go.' That right there crushed my heart,” Cantrell said. Hernandez-Velasco was hospitalized then booked into the Auburn Jail upon his release. He has been charged on suspicion of kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon and attempted kidnapping. His bail is set at $1.2 million. Tech Support Pits From: Penny Re: Firefox freezing Dear Webby, Once again I come with a question. Firefox keeps freeing on me, "Not Responding". Any ideas why?? Google chrome is on this computer too. But.. for some stupid reason I couldn't open my G-mail with it. I installed Firefox and tah dah, I have G-mail. I don't understand why since g-mail is google? Thanks for all the help and the newsletters. I read them all. Penny Dear Penny There is no logical reason for a machine to act like that. It sounds like your machine has some kind of infection. Have you tried running Malwarebytes? http://webby.com/malwarebytes Have FUN DearWebby During the weeks before Jill's wedding, she was terribly anxious about making some mistakes at the ceremony. The minister reassured her several times, pointing out that the service was not difficult and she will do just fine. "All you have to remember," he said, "is that when you enter the church you walk up the AISLE. The groom and best man will be waiting before the ALTAR. Then I shall request the congregation to sing a HYMN....then we shall get on with the ceremony. All you have to remember is the order in which those things happen and you can't go wrong." The happy day finally arrived, and the bridegroom waited nervously for his bride to appear. When she arrived and stood alongside him, he heard her quietly repeating to herself, "Aisle, altar, hymn, aisle, altar, hymn." Or, as it sounded to him, "I'll alter him!"
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Marketing 101 . . . Revised People often ask for an explanation of "Marketing." Well, here it is: You're a woman and you see a handsome guy at a party. You go up to him and say, "I'm fantastic in bed." That's Direct Marketing. You're at a party with a bunch of friends and see a handsome guy. One of your friends goes up to him and pointing at you says, "She's fantastic in bed." That's Advertising. You see a handsome guy at a party. You go up to him and get his telephone number. The next day you call and say, "Hi, I'm fantastic in bed," That's Telemarketing. You see a guy at a party, you straighten your dress. You walk up to him and pour him a drink. You say, "May I," and reach up to straighten his tie, brushing your breast lightly against his arm, and then say, "By the way, I'm fantastic in bed." That's Public Relations. You're at a party and see a handsome guy. He walks up to you and says, I hear you're fantastic in bed," That's Brand Recognition. You're at a party and see a handsome guy. He fancies you, but you talk him into going home with your friend. That's a Sales Rep. Your friend can't satisfy him so he calls you. That's Tech Support. You're on your way to a party when you realize that there could be handsome men in all these houses you're passing. So you climb onto the roof of one situated towards the center and shout at the top of your lungs, "I'm fantastic in bed!" . That's spam. You see two great looking brothers at a party. You decide to take them both home. That's a 2 for 1 sale. You are at a party, this well-built man walks up to you and gropes your breast and grabs your bottom. That's Arnold Schwarzenegger. You like it, but 10 years later your attorney decides you were offended and files suit. That's America. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Easy Tip Calculations Here's a trick for computing a 15% tip in your head. Start by calculating 10% of the bill and then add half. For example, if the bill is $24 dollars, a 15% tip would be $2.40 (10%) plus $1.20 (half of 15%), for a total of $3.60. Another easy method is to use the sales tax rate in your state. If it the tax rate happens to be around %7 or 8%, the tip should be roughly double the amount of tax that is charged. Another option is to carry a tip card, a small wallet sized card that has a table on it for calculating tips. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A man goes to the doctor and tells him that he hasn't been feeling well. The doctor examines him, leaves the room and comes back with three different bottles of pills. The doctor says, "Take the green pill with a big glass of water when you get up. Take the blue pill with a big glass of water after lunch. Then just before going to bed, take the red pill with another big glass of water." Startled to be put on so much medicine the man stammers, "Wow doc, exactly what's my problem?" The doctor says, "You're not drinking enough water."
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Today, April 14 in
1775 The first abolitionist society in U.S. was organized in
Philadelphia with Ben Franklin as president. 

1793 A royalist rebellion in Santo Domingo was crushed by French
republican troops. 

1828 The first edition of Noah Webster's dictionary was published
under the name "American Dictionary of the English Language." 

1860 The first Pony Express rider arrived in San Francisco with mail
originating in St. Joseph, MO. 

1865 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford's
Theater by John Wilkes Booth. He actually died early the next
morning. 

1894 First public showing of Thomas Edison's kinetoscope took place.

1902 James Cash (J.C.) Penney opened his first retail store in
Kemmerer, WY. It was called the Golden Rule Store. 

1912 The Atlantic passenger liner Titanic, on its maiden voyage hit
an iceberg and began to sink. 1,517 people lost their lives and more
than 700 survived. 

1918 The U.S. First Aero Squadron engaged in America's first aerial
dogfight with enemy aircraft over Toul, France. 

1931 King Alfonso XIII of Spain went into exile and the Spanish
Republic was proclaimed. 

1939 The John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" was first
published. 

1946 The civil war between Communists and nationalists resumed in
China. 

1953 Viet Minh invaded Laos with 40,00 troops. 

1956 Ampex Corporation of Redwood City, CA, demonstrated the first
commercial magnetic tape recorder for sound and picture. 

1981 America's first space shuttle, Columbia, returned to Earth
after a three-day test flight. The shuttle orbited the Earth 36
times during the mission. 

1984 The Texas Board of Education began requiring that the state's
public school textbooks describe the evolution of human beings as
"theory rather than fact". 

1985 The Russian paper "Pravda" called U.S. President Reagan's
planned visit to Bitburg to visit the Nazi cemetery an "act of
blasphemy". 

1986 U.S. President Reagan announced the U.S. air raid on military
and terrorist related targets in Libya. 

1988 Representatives from the U.S.S.R., Pakistan, Afghanistan and
the U.S. signed an agreement that called for the withdrawal of
Soviet forces from Afghanistan starting on May 15. The last Soviet
troop left Afghanistan on February 15, 1989. 

1988 In New York, real estate tycoons Harry and Leona Helmsley were
indicted for income tax evasion. 

1994 Two American F-15 warplanes inadvertently shot down two U.S.
helicopters over northern Iraq. 26 people were killed including 15
Americans. 

1998 The state of Virginia ignored the requests from the World Court
and executed a Paraguayan for the murder of a U.S. woman. 

1999 Pakistan test-fired a ballistic missile that was capable of
carrying a nuclear warhead and reaching its rival neighbor India. 

2000 After five years of deadlock, Russia approved the START II
treaty that calls for the scrapping of U.S. and Russian nuclear
warheads. The Russian government warned it would abandon all arms-
control pacts if Washington continued with an anti-missile system. 

2002 U.S. President George W. Bush sent a letter of congratulations
to JCPenny's associates for being in business for 100 years. James
Cash (J.C.) Penney had opened his first retail store on April 14,
1902. 

2002 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to office two days
after being arrested by his country's military. 

2008 Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines announced they were
combining. 

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1959 A Vatican edict prohibited Roman Catholics from voting for Communists. 
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______________________________________________________ Thanks to Rose for this one: While shopping for vacation clothes, my husband and I passed a display of bathing suits. It had been at least ten years and twenty pounds since I had even considered buying a bathing suit, so I sought my husband's advice. "What do you think?" I asked. "Should I get a bikini or an all-in-one?" "Better get a bikini," he replied. "You'd never get it all in one." _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A guy got on a bus one day and sat in the aisle seat beside an elderly lady. A few minutes later, he couldn't control himself and had to let loose a big noisy fart. Embarrassed, he tried to make conversation with the lady and asked her "Do you by any chance have todays paper?" The lady looked at him and said "No, but the next time we pass by a tree I'll grab you a handful of leaves." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A van carrying a dozen movie stuntmen on the way to a film location in the mountains spun out of control on the icy road, crashed through a guard-rail, rolled down a 900-foot embankment, turned over, and burst into flames. There were no injuries and nobody got sued. _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Crystal Mostek, 33, Virginia Beach, Virginia Virginia woman threatened to bomb a 7-Eleven A woman was arrested on Wednesday after she allegedly threatened to blow up a 7-Eleven in Virginia. Crystal Mostek, 33, strode into the Virginia Beach, Virginia, convenience store, on Tuesday and was reported to have put a device on the counter. She was then said to have allegedly told the store clerk that it was actually a bomb, WAVY reported. Virginia Beach Fire Department spokesman Art Kohn asserted that the woman threatened to blow up the store. It was later determined that the device she sat on the counter wasn't actually a bomb. The woman was charged with threatening to bomb and possession of a hoax device. A motive has not been released for the woman, who is still currently being held at the Virginia Beach Jail. Tech Support Pits From: Ella Re: Bouncing spam Dear Webby, I have always been bouncing spam back at the sender, but now my daughter told me that you had written once that was a dumb idea. She couldn't remember the details, though, and told me to write you myself. So, what's the story with bouncing spam? Ella Dear Ella The only email to bounce is when your mother-in-law writes that she will come for an uninvited but extended visit. Spammers never use their own address as the sender address, and often they even forge the recipient's address as the sender address. Not all, but some spammers use a collector address to catch all the bounces. They can tell if the mail was bounced by a spam control program. A fake bounce to them is confirmation that the address works, and they sell it as "guaranteed live". Except for the one exception mentioned above, bouncing does not work in your favor. Have FUN DearWebby Jill, in the personnel office received an email requesting a listing of the department staff broken down by age and sex. She sent this reply: "Attached is a list of our staff. We currently have no one broken down by age or sex. However, we do have a few alcoholics."
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"I play golf in the low 80's," the little old man was telling one of the young boys at the club. "Wow," said the young man, "that's pretty impressive." "Not really," said the little old man. "Any hotter and I'd probably have a stroke." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Cloudy Vases If your flower vases have a cloudy look or a white film buildup inside, try soaking them in white vinegar. It should remove the film. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Murphy had been drinking at the pub all night. The bartender finally said that the bar is closing. So Murphy stood up to leave fell flat on his face. He tried to stand one more time; same result. He figured he'll crawl outside and get some fresh air and maybe that would sober him up. Once outside, he stood up and fell on his face again. So he decided to crawl the four blocks home. When he arrived at the door he stood up and fell flat on his face. He managed to crawl through the door and into his bedroom. When he reached his bed he tried one more time to stand up. This time he managed to pull himself upright, but he quickly fell right into the bed and was sound asleep as soon as his head hit the pillow. He was awakened the next morning to his wife standing over him, shouting,"SO YOU'VE BEEN DRINKING AGAIN!" Putting on an innocent look, and intent on bluffing it out he said, "What makes you say that?" "The pub just called; you left your wheelchair there again!"
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1598 King Henry IV of France signed the Edict of Nantes which
granted political rights to French Protestant Huguenots. 

1759 The French defeated the European allies in Battle of Bergen. 

1775 Lord North extended the New England Restraining Act to South,
Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. The act
prohibited trade with any country other than Britain and Ireland. 

1782 Washington, NC, was incorporated as the first town to be named
for George Washington. 

1808 William "Juda" Henry Lane perfected the tap dance. 

1829 The English Parliament granted freedom of religion to
Catholics. 

1849 The Hungarian Republic was proclaimed. 

1860 The first mail was delivered via Pony Express when a westbound
rider arrived in Sacremento, CA from St. Joseph, MO. 

1861 After 34 hours of bombardment, the Union-held Fort Sumter
surrenders to Confederates. 

1916 The first hybrid seed corn was purchased for 15-cents a bushel
by Samuel Ramsay. 

1933 The first flight over Mount Everest was completed by Lord
Clydesdale. 

1941 German troops captured Belgrade, Yugoslavia. 

1945 Vienna fell to Soviet troops. 

1949 Philip S. Hench and associates announced that cortizone was an
effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. 

1959 A Vatican edict prohibited Roman Catholics from voting for
Communists. 

1960 The first navigational satellite was launched into Earth's
orbit. 

1961 The U.N. General Assembly condemned South Africa due to
apartheid. 

1962 In the U.S., major steel companies rescinded announced price
increases. The John F. Kennedy administration had been applying
pressure against the price increases. 

1970 An oxygen tank exploded on Apollo 13, preventing a planned moon
landing. 

1984 U.S. President Reagan sent emergency military aid to El
Salvador without congressional approval. 

1984 Christopher Walker was killed in a fight with police in New
Hampshire. Walker was wanted as a suspect in the kidnappings of 11
young women in several states. 

1990 The Soviet Union accepted responsibility for the World War II
murders of thousands of imprisoned Polish officers in the Katyn
Forest. The Soviets had previously blamed the massacre on the Nazis.

1998 NationsBank and BankAmerica announced a $62.5 billion merger,
creating the country's first coast-to-coast bank. 

1998 Dolly, the world's first cloned sheep, gave natural birth to a
healthy baby lamb. 

1999 Jack Kervorkian was sentenced in Pontiac, MI, to 10 to 25 years
in prison for the second-degree murder of Thomas Youk. Youk's
assisted suicide was videotaped and shown on "60 Minutes" in 1998. 

2000 It was announced that 69 people had died when the Arlahada, a
Philippine ferry, capsized. 70 people were rescued. 

2002 Twenty-five Hindus were killed and about 30 were wounded when
grenades were thrown by suspected Islamic guerrillas near Jammu-
Kashir. 

2007 Google announced that it had acquired the advertising service
company DoubleClick for $3.1 billion. 

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Florida woman blames cocaine in purse 
on windy day
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1911 Pierre Prier completed the first non-stop London-Paris flight
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______________________________________________________ I wish people who have trouble communicating would just shut up. --- Tom Lehrer (1928 - ) The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. --- Rita Mae Brown _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Major power disruption in Los Angeles Los Angeles Major power disruptions throughout the city of Los Angeles due to massive theft of power cables. According to the L.A. Fire Department, tens of thousands of people were trapped on escalators and at pedestrian crossings. White and black Americans view the power disaster in starkly different ways, with more blacks viewing race as a factor in problems with the federal response, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll. More blacks than whites said they were angry about the government's slow response to the problem, and the blatant discrimination against blacks, non-smokers and the poor. According to polls conducted by CNN and AOL, President Trump is the target of their ire. CNN expects the inevitable looting caused by the Trump administrations failure to deal with the power disaster to start by mid afternoon, and has booked extra advertising for the evening broadcasts. _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ a href="http://webby.com/humor/i/HiggsBoson-L.jpg"> Higgs Boson will end the universe Friday afternoon in 10 quinquadragintillion years (one with 139 zeros after it) _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A young army doctor was stationed at a remote dispensary in the South Pacific. One day he was puzzled about treatment for one of his patients. He radioed a base hospital: 'Have case of beriberi. What shall I do?' A prankster got hold of the message. This was the reply: 'Give it to the Marines. They'll drink anything.' ---------- (Beriberi is Vitamin A deficiency) _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Kennecia Posey, 26, Fort Pierce, Florida Florida woman blames cocaine in purse on windy day A Florida woman who was arrested last month on drug possession charges blamed the cocaine found in her purse on the wind. Kennecia Posey, 26, was one of two passengers in a car that was swerving in the roadway when it was stopped by Fort Pierce police March 21. Airline worker busted with 9 pounds of cocaine taped to legs According to the police report, an officer approached the car and smelled an odor of marijuana coming from inside. During a search of the car, the officer found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse that Posey had on her lap. When questioned about the drugs, Posey admitted that the marijuana was hers, police said. The cocaine was a different story. "I don't know anything about any cocaine," Posey said, according to the report. "It's a windy day. It must have flown through the window and into my purse." Posey was booked into the county jail on one felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. She was later released on bond. Tech Support Pits From: . Re: . No Question No answer Have FUN DearWebby Sometimes... when you cry, no one sees your tears. Sometimes... when you are in pain, no one sees your hurt. Sometimes... when you are worried, no one sees your stress. Sometimes... when you are happy, no one sees your smile. But fart just ONE TIME...!
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Doug went to the eye doctor for an examination because he was having trouble reading the newspaper. "Now that you're over 40," the doctor told him, "you've developed a condition called 'presbyopia,' in which the lens of your eye can no longer focus as well as it used to." Seeing his worried look, the doctor tried to be upbeat. "Con- gratulations!" he said. "You're now officially a presbyope!" Doug leaned over and asked seriously, "If that means I'm no longer a Roman Catholic, do I still have to go to Confession?"
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Pastor Dave Charlton tells us, "After a worship service at First Baptist Church in Newcastle, Kentucky, a mother with a fidgety seven-year old boy told me how she finally got her son to sit still and be quiet. About halfway through the sermon, she leaned over and whispered, if you don't be quiet, Pastor Charlton is going to lose his place and will have to start his sermon all over again!' It worked." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Clutter Control: Online Banking Consider using online banking to cut down on the amount of paperwork you have to organize. Also, most credit card companies allow you to pay bills online and you can have them send you electronic statements by email. It is often more convenient to print out statements and registers when you need them than to find them among a pile of old mail. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ A college drama group presented a play in which one character would stand on a trap door and announce, "I descend into hell!" A stagehand below would then pull a rope, the trapdoor would open, and the character would plunge through. The play was well received. When the actor playing the part became ill, another actor who was quite overweight took his place. When the new actor announced, "I descend into hell!" the stagehand pulled the rope, and the actor began his plunge, but became hopelessly stuck. No amount of tugging on the rope could make him descend. One student in the balcony jumped up and yelled: "Hallelujah! Hell is full!"
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___________________________________________________ A little girl was sitting on her grandfather's lap as he read her a bedtime story. From time to time, she would take her eyes off the book and reach up to touch his wrinkled cheek. She was alternately stroking her own cheek, then his again. Finally she spoke up, "Grandpa, did God make you?" "Yes, sweetheart," he answered, "God made me a long time ago." "Oh," she paused, "Grandpa, did God make me too?" "Yes, indeed, honey," he said, "God made you just a little while ago." Feeling their respective faces again, she observed, "God's getting better at it, isn't he?" ___________________________________________________
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1096 Peter the Hermit gathered his army in Cologne. 

1204 The Fourth Crusade sacked Constantinople. 

1606 England adopted the original Union Jack as its flag. 

1782 The British navy won its only naval engagement against the
colonists in the American Revolution at the Battle of Saints, off
Dominica. 

1799 Phineas Pratt patented the comb cutting machine. 

1811 The first colonists arrived at Cape Disappointment, Washington.


1833 Charles Gaylor patented the fireproof safe. 

1861 Fort Sumter was shelled by Confederacy, starting America's
Civil War. 

1864 Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest captured Fort Pillow,
in Tennessee and slaughters the black Union troops there. 

1877 A catcher's mask was used in a baseball game for the first time
by James Alexander Tyng. 

1892 Voters in Lockport, New York, became the first in the U.S. to
use voting machines. 

1905 The Hippodrome opened in New York City. 

1911 Pierre Prier completed the first non-stop London-Paris flight
in three hours and 56 minutes. 

1916 American cavalrymen and Mexican bandit troops clashed at
Parrel, Mexico. 

1927 The British Cabinet came out in favor of women voting rights. 

1938 The first U.S. law requiring a medical test for a marriage
license was enacted in New York. 

1944 The U.S. Twentieth Air Force was activated to begin the
strategic bombing of Japan. 

1945 In New York, the organization of the first eye bank, the Eye
Bank for Sight Restoration, was announced. 

1955 The University of Michigan Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center
announced that the polio vaccine of Dr. Jonas Salk was "safe,
effective and potent." 

1961 Soviet Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became first man to orbit the
Earth. 

1963 Police used dogs and cattle prods on civil rights demonstrators
in Birmingham, AL. 

1981 The space shuttle Columbia blasted off from Cape Canaveral, FL,
on its first test flight. 

1982 The British Navy began enforcing a blockade around the Falkland
Islands. 

1982 Three CBS employees were shot to death in a New York City
parking lot. 

1983 Harold Washington was elected the first black mayor of Chicago.

1984 Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Challenger made the first
satellite repair in orbit by returning the Solar Max satellite to
work. 

1984 Israeli troops stormed a bus that had been hijacked the
previous evening by four Arab terrorists. All the passengers were
rescued and 2 of the hijackers were killed. 

1985 U.S. Senator Jake Garn of Utah became the first senator to fly
in space as the shuttle Discovery lifted off from Cape Canaveral,
FL. 

1985 In Spain, an explosion in a restaurant near a U.S. base killed
17 people. 

1985 Federal inspectors declared that four animals of the Ringling
Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus were not unicorns. They were
goats with horns that had been surgically implanted. 

1987 Texaco filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy after it failed to settle a
legal dispute with Pennzoil Co. 

1988 Harvard University won a patent for a genetically altered
mouse. It was the first patent for a life form. 

1988 The Chinese government named a new array of younger leaders to
ensure economic reform. 

1989 In the U.S.S.R, ration cards were issued for the first time
since World War II. The ration was prompted by a sugar shortage. 

1992 Disneyland Paris opened in Marne-La-Vallee, France. 

1993 NATO began enforcing a no-fly zone over Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2000 More than 1,500 anti-drug agents raided four cities in Colombia
and arrested 46 members of the "most powerful" heroin ring. 

2000 Robert Cleaves, 71, was convicted of second degree murder and
was sentenced to 16 years in prison. Cleaves had repeatedly run over
Arnold Guerreiro on September 30, 1998 with his car after the two
had an argument. 

2000 Israel's High Court ordered the release of eight Lebanese
detainees that had been held for years without a trial. 

2002 It was announced that the South African version of "Sesame
Street" would be introducing a character that was HIV-positive. 

2002 JCPenney Chairman Allen Questrom rang the opening bell to start
the business day at the New York Stock Exchange as part of the
company's centennial celebrations. James Cash (J.C.) Penney opened
his first retail store on April 14, 1902. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman arrested for beating up 
husband for forgetting wedding anniversary
Bonehead
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1783 After receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13,
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_____________________________________________________ A mother was teaching her three-year-old The Lord's Prayer. For several evenings at bedtime, the child repeated it after the mother. Then one night the child was ready to solo. The mother listened with pride to the carefully enunciated words, right up to the end. "And lead us not into templates, but deliver us some e-mail. " _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Carol Stone, 35, Zephyrhills, Florida Florida woman arrested for beating up husband for forgetting wedding anniversary Deputies arrested a Florida woman after she allegedly attacked her husband because he forgot the date of their wedding anniversary. Carol Stone, 35, of Zephyrhills, faces a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery after Pasco County deputies arrested her Wednesday, according to Tampa’s WTVT. Stone’s husband told authorities the assault started as verbal dispute when he told her he forgot their anniversary. Stone later confirmed his story to deputies during questioning, according to authorities. That argument escalated when Stone started smacking her husband repeatedly in the head and face, scratching him and shoving him onto the ground, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Land O’ Lakes Patch, Stone’s husband recorded the attack on his phone. Deputies booked Stone into the Land O’ Lakes Detention Center on a $150 bond. Tech Support Pits From: Bev Re: Panoramic picture Dear Webby, For some reason I cannot get this web jpg on an old Humor Letter to open. http://webby.com/humor/i/MtEverest1.jpg It only opens the top portion of the photo. I tried both of the links you includud, but both had the same results. I look forward to your humor everyday. Thanks, Bev Dear Bev That picture is over 4,100 pixels wide. When your browser shrinks it to 800, or whatever the width of your browser is, naturally the height shrinks proportionally. Depending on which browser you use, you can hold down CTRL and roll the scroll wheel on the mouse and change the zoom level. Keep in mind, that picture is actually quite huge, and zoom changes won't be instant. The picture is actually a dozen shots pasted together. If you print it on 4 foot high poster stock, you could paste them all around a 10 foot by 10 foot room. Then you could stand in the middle of the room and have the same view Roddy had, when he stood up there and slowly turned 360 degrees while snapping a dozen pictures. Have FUN DearWebby An elderly fellow was taken to the hospital for an examination of his circulatory system. When he got home, his wife asked what had happened. He said, "They worked this gadget into my artery and up into my heart, and then they sucked out thirty years of chocolate cake."
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How can you easily determine how much dirt there is in an oblong hole three feet deep at one end and two feet deep at the other end, and four feet wide at one end and two feet wide at the other end? Answer tomorrow ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Fixing Tweezers Have your tweezers flattened out and lost their spring? Close the tweezers with a pencil placed halfway between the hinge and the points to increase the bend. Then they should grip again. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Thanks to Tim for this one: My wife and I went to a "Dude Ranch" while in Texas. The cowboy preparing the horses asked if she wanted a Western or English saddle, and she asked what the difference was. He told her one had a horn and other one didn't, she replied, "The one without the horn is fine. I don't expect we'll run into too much traffic out here." ------------ The "horn" on a saddle is used by cowboys to loop the rope around when they lassoo cattle. Newbies also use it to hang on.
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1512 The forces of the Holy League were heavily defeated by the
French at the Battle of Ravenna. 

1689 William III and Mary II were crowned as joint sovereigns of
Britain. 

1713 The Treaty of Utrecht was signed, ending the War of Spanish
Succession. 

1783 After receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13,
the U.S. Congress proclaimed a formal end to hostilities with Great
Britain. 

1803 A twin-screw propeller steamboat was patented by John Stevens.


1814 Napoleon was forced to abdicate his throne. The allied
European nations had marched into Paris on March 30, 1814. He was
banished to the island of Elba. 

1876 The stenotype was patented by John C. Zachos. 

1876 The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized. 

1898 U.S. President William McKinley asked Congress for a
declaration of war with Spain. 

1899 The treaty ending the Spanish-American War was declared in
effect. 

1921 Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax. 

1921 The first live sports event on radio took place this day on
KDKA Radio. The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and
Johnny Dundee. 

1901 Construction on the Empire State Building was completed. The
building was dedicated and opened on May 1, 1931. 

1940 Andrew Ponzi set a world's record in a New York billiards
tournament when he ran 127 balls straight. 

1941 German bombers blitzed Conventry, England. 

1945 U.S. troops reached the Elbe River in Germany. 

1945 During World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi
concentration camp of Buchenwald in Germany. 

1948 The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls was announced in a
general press release. 

1951 U.S. President Truman fired General Douglas MacArthur as head
of United Nations forces in Korea. 

1961 Israel began the trial of Adolf Eichman, accused of World War
II war crimes. 

1970 Apollo 13 blasted off on a mission to the moon that was
disrupted when an explosion crippled the spacecraft. The astronauts
did return safely. 

1974 The Judiciary committee subpoenad U.S. President Richard Nixon
to produce tapes for impeachment inquiry. 

1979 Idi Amin was deposed as president of Uganda as rebels and
exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seized control. 

1980 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued regulations
specifically prohibiting sexual harassment of workers by
supervisors. 

1981 U.S. President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from
the hospital after recovering from an assassination attempt on
March 30. 

1981 In the Brixton area of London, a race riot erupted that
resulted in the injury of more than 300 people. 

1984 China invaded Vietnam. 

1984 General Secretary Konstantin U. Cherenkov was named president
of the Soviet Union. 

1985 Scientists in Hawaii measured the distance between the earth
and moon within one inch. 

1985 The White House announced that President Reagan would visit
the Nazi cemetery at Bitburg. 

1986 Dodge Morgan sailed solo nonstop around the world in 150 days.


1986 In Groton, CT, the submarine Nautilus exhibit opened to the
public. 

1986 Kellogg's stopped giving tours of its breakfast-food plant.
The reason for the end of the 80-year tradition was said to be that
company secrets were at risk due to spies from other cereal
companies. 

1991 U.N. Security Council issued a formal cease-fire with Iraq. 

1996 Forty-three African nations signed the African Nuclear Weapons
Free Zone Treaty. 

1999 Daouda Malam Wanke was designated president of Niger.
President Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara had been assassinated on April 9.


2001 China agreed to release 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance
plane. The EP-3E Navy crew had been held since April 1 on Hainon,
where the plane had made an emergency landing after an in-flight
collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot was missing
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_____________________________________________________ A young man visiting a dude ranch wanted to be "Macho", and went out walking with one of the hired hands. Walking through the barnyard, the visitor tried starting a conversation: "Say, look at that big bunch of buffalos." The hired hand replied, "Not 'bunch' but 'herd'." "Heard what?" "Herd of buffalos." "Sure, I've heard of buffalos. There's a big bunch of 'em right over there." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Anthony Baumgardt, 21, Boon County, Indiana Shooter says he has ‘no remorse’ for killing deputy The 21-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett spoke out as he walked into the courthouse for his initial hearing Wednesday afternoon, according to WXIN. Anthony Baumgardt, 21, faces murder, drug, and gun charges after police say he shot Pickett last week. Investigators were chasing Baumgardt and two other men after they fled the site of an unrelated attempted arrest last Friday. Prosecutor Todd Meyer says Baumgardt jumped from a fleeing car and ran around the corner of an apartment building in Lebanon with Deputy Pickett and his K9 partner Brik in pursuit. Pickett was shot once in the head. Officers returned fire, wounding Baumgardt before taking him into custody. According to court documents, Baumgardt told police, “I shot a cop.” When asked why he did it he answered, “Cause they were going to take me to jail.” While officers walked Baumgardt into the courthouse ahead of his initial hearing, he was asked if he was sorry for killing Pickett. Baumgardt said "nope," and he repeated multiple times he has "no remorse." He was also asked why he shot Pickett. He said, "I didn't want to get bit by a dog." Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen said, "That’s deputy Pickett’s dog. That’s Brik.” Baumgardt replied, "Well I didn’t want to get bit by Brik." During the hearing, Baumgardt asked the judge, "Will they be seeking the death penalty?" He then asked, "If I plead guilty can I seek out the death penalty on my own?" After the court hearing, Nielsen said it "hurt deep inside" when Baumgardt said he had no remorse. "But we move on." Nielsen later said, “I will not step down to his level. I did not cry in there because he will not get to me. But what I will tell you is I will be at every hearing and every trial, and so will his K9 partner Brik.” Meyer says he’s leaning toward pursuing the death penalty in the case. The suspect's father, Robert Baumgardt Jr., issued a statement after the court hearing, saying his family wants justice as much as the public. “After Anthony’s words today, I am speechless," he said. "Let’s give respect to the hero and the officers in blue, not giving Anthony the spotlight. Please let everyone know we want justice as much as they do. Swift Justice. My prayers for the family, Brik and the brothers in blue continue.” Tech Support Pits From: Rose Re: Wrong icon size Dear Webby, I hope you can help me one more time. After getting my computer back from the repair shop all my " Icons " and everything on the computer is double in size, how can I get things back to normal. Thank you Rose Dear Rose Let's hope and assume that the computer is not stuck in safe mode. Right-click on the desktop Screen Resolution That is a pull-down. Pull it down to the highest numberw you see. Hit OK. Most likely you will again have a decent resolution. You can fine-tune the icon size by clicking on the desktop, holding down CTRL and rolling the scroll wheel. First, though, you should set the screen resolution. Have FUN DearWebby The Easterner had always dreamed of owning his own cattle ranch, and finally made enough money to buy his dream spread in Wyoming. "So, what did you name the ranch?" asked his best friend when he flew out to visit. "We had a heck of a time," admitted the new cowboy."Couldn't agree on anything. We finally settled on the Double R Lazy L Triple Horseshoe Bar-7 Lucky Diamond Ranch." "Wow!" his friend was impressed. "So where are all the cows?" "When they saw that branding iron, they all ran away."
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Years ago, the chaplain of the football team at Notre Dame was a beloved old Irish priest. At confession one day, a football player told the priest that he had acted in an unsportsmanlike-like manner at a recent football game. "I lost my temper and said some bad words to one of my opponents." "Ahhh, that's a terrible thing for a Notre Dame lad to be doin'," the priest said. He took a piece of chalk and drew a mark across the sleeve of his coat. "That's not all, Father. I got mad and punched one of my opponents." "Saints preserve us!" the priest said, making another chalk mark. "There's more. As I got out of a pileup, I kicked two of the other team's players in the ..., in a sensitive area." "Oh, goodness me!" the priest wailed, making two more chalk marks on his sleeve. "Who in the world were we playin' when you did these awful things?" "Southern Methodist." "Ah, well," said the priest, wiping his sleeve, "boys will be boys."
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"What do you love most about me," a husband asked his wife, "my tremendous athletic ability or my superior intellect?" "What I love most about you," responded the man's wife, "is your incredible sense of humor." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Vinegar for Fish Odors After frying fish or something that leaves a lingering odor in the house, put out several bowls with about a 1/2 cup white vinegar. This works well particularly in the kitchen, for several hours or overnight. The odor will disappear. By Pam Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Two rural church deacons who were having a sociable beer in the local tavern when they saw their minister drive by and take a good long look at their pickup trucks parked outside. One deacon ducked down and said, "I hope the reverend didn't see us or recognize my pickup." The other replied indifferently, "What difference does it make. God knows we're in here... and he's the only one who counts." The first deacon countered, "But God won't tell my wife."
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1741 Frederick II of Prussia defeated Maria Theresa's forces at
Mollwitz and conquered Silesia. 

1790 The U.S. patent system was established when U.S. President
George Washington signed the Patent Act of 1790 into law. 

1809 Austria declared war on France and its forces entered Bavaria.


1814 Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Toulouse by the British
and the Spanish. The defeat led to his abdication and exile to
Elba. 

1825 The first hotel opened in Hawaii. 

1849 Walter Hunt patented the safety pin. He sold the rights for
$100. 

1854 The constitution of the Orange Free State in south Africa was
proclaimed. 

1862 Union forces began the bombardment of Fort Pulaski in Georgia
along the Tybee River. 

1866 The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
(ASPCA) was incorporated. 

1902 South African Boers accepted British terms of surrender. 

1912 The Titanic set sail from Southampton, England. 

1916 The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) held its first
championship tournament. 

1919 In Mexico, revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata was killed by
government troops. 

1922 The Genoa Conference opened. The meeting was used to discuss
the reconstruction of Europe after World War I. 

1925 F. Scott Fitzgerald published "The Great Gatsby" for the first
time. 

1930 The first synthetic rubber was produced. 

1932 Paul von Hindenburg was elected president of Germany with 19
million votes. Adolf Hitler came in second with 13 million votes. 

1938 Germany annexed Austria. 

1941 In World War II, U.S. troops occupied Greenland to prevent
Nazi infiltration. 

1941 Ford Motor Co. became the last major automaker to recognize
the United Auto Workers as the representative for its workers. 

1944 Russian troops recaptured Odessa from the Germans. 

1945 German Me 262 jet fighters shot down ten U.S. bombers near
Berlin. 

1953 Warner Bros. released "House of Wax." It was the first 3-D
movie to be released by a major Hollywood studio. 

1953 Actress Hedy Lamarr became a U.S. citizen. 

1959 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito married commoner Michiko Shoda. 

1960 The U.S. Senate passed the Civil Rights Bill. 

1961 Gary Player of South Africa became the first foreign golfer to
win the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. 

1963 129 people died when the nuclear-powered submarine USS
Thresher failed to surface off Cape Cod, MA. 

1967 The 13-day strike by the American Federation of Radio-TV
Artists (AFTRA) came to an end less than two hours before the 39th
Academy Awards presentation went on the air. 

1968 U.S. President Johnson replaced General Westmoreland with
General Creighton Abrams in Vietnam. 

1971 The American table tennis team arrived in China. They were the
first group of Americans officially allowed into China since the
founding of the People Republic in 1949. The team had recieved the
surprise invitation while in Japan for the 31st World Table Tennis
Championship. 

1972 An earthquake in southern Iran killed more than 5,000 people. 

1972 The U.S. and the Soviet Union joined with 70 other nations in
signing an agreement banning biological warfare. 

1973 In Switzerland, 108 people died when a plane crashed while
attempting to land at Basel. 

1974 Yitzhak Rabin replaced resigning Israeli Prime Minister, Golda
Meir. Meir resigned over differences within her Labor Party. 

1980 Spain and Britain agreed to reopen the border between
Gibraltar and Spain. It had been closed since 1969. 

1981 Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands was elected to the
British Parliament. 

1981 The maiden launch of the space shuttle Columbia was cancelled
because of a computer malfunction. 

1984 The U.S. Senate condemned the CIA mining of Nicaraguan
harbors. 

1988 On Wall Street, 48 million shares of Navistar International
stock changed hands in a single-block trade. It was the largest
transaction ever executed on the New York Stock Exchange. 

1990 Three European hostages kidnapped at sea in 1987 by
Palestinian extremists were released in Beirut. 

1992 A bomb exploded in London's financial district. The bomb, set
off by the Irish Republican Army, killed three people and injured
91. 

1993 South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani was
assassinated. 

1994 NATO warplanes launched air strikes for the first time on Serb
forces that were advancing on the Bosnian Muslim town of Gordazde.
The area had been declared a U.N. safe area. 

1996 U.S. President Clinton vetoed a bill that would have outlawed
a technique used to end pregnancies in their late stages. 

1998 Negotiators reached a peace accord on governing British ruled
Northern Ireland. Britain's direct rule was ended. 

1999 The www.June4.org web site was launched by Chinese dissidents
and human rights activists to promote their campaign for democracy
in China. 

2000 Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
Europe (OSCE) reported irregularities in the voting in Georgia's
presidential election on April 9. President Eduard Shevardnadze was
reelected to a new five-year term. 

2001 The Netherlands legalized mercy killings and assisted suicide
for patients with unbearable, terminal illness. 

2002 Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke before
the U.S. Senate as a representative of the Israeli government. He
warned that suicide bombers would spread to the U.S. if Israel was
not allowed to finish its military offensive in the West Bank.
Netanyaho also cited the goals of dismantling the terror regime and
expelling Arafat from the region, ridding the Palestinian
territories of terrorist weapons and establishing "physical
barriers" to protect Israelis from future Palestinian attacks. 

2009 In Fiji, President Josefa Iloilo suspended the nation's
Constitution, dismissed all judges and constitutional appointees
and assumed all governance in the country. 

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0193 In the Balkans, the distinguished soldier Septimius Seversus
was proclaimed emperor by the army in Illyricum. 

0715 Constantine ended his reign as Catholic Pope. 

1241 In the Battle of Liegnitz, Mongol armies defeated the Poles
and the Germans. 

1454 The city states of Venice, Milan and Florence signed a peace
agreement at Lodi, Italy. 

1667 In Paris, The first public art exhibition was held at the
Palais-Royale. 

1682 Robert La Salle claimed the lower Mississippi River and all
lands that touch it for France. 

1770 Captain James Cook discovered Botany Bay on the Australian
continent. 

1833 Peterborough, NH, opened the first municipally supported
public library in the United States. 

1865 At Appomattox Court House, Virginia, General Robert E. Lee
surrendered his Confederate Army to Union General Ulysses S. Grant
in the parlor of Wilmer McClean's home. Grant allowed Rebel
officers to keep their sidearms and permitted soldiers to keep
their horses and mules. Though there were still Confederate armies
in the field, the war was officially over. The four years of
fighting had killed 360,000 Union troops and 260,000 Confederate
troops. 

1866 The Civil Rights Bill passed over U.S. President Andrew
Johnson's veto. 

1867 The U.S. Senate ratified the treaty with Russia that purchased
the territory of Alaska by one vote. 

1869 The Hudson Bay Company ceded its territory to Canada. 

1870 The American Anti-Slavery Society was dissolved. 

1872 S.R. Percy received a patent for dried milk. 

1900 British forces routed the Boers at Kroonstadt, South Africa. 

1905 The first aerial ferry bridge went into operation in Duluth,
MN. 

1914 In London, the first full-color film, "The World, The Flesh &
the Devil," was shown. 

1916 The German army launched it’s third offensive during the
Battle of Verdun. 

1917 The Battle of Arras began as Canadian troops began a massive
assault on Vimy Ridge. 

1918 Latvia proclaimed its independence. 

1921 The Russo-Polish conflict ended with signing of Riga Treaty. 

1928 Mae West made her debut on Broadway in the production of
"Diamond Lil." 

1940 Germany invaded Norway and Denmark. 

1942 In the Battle of Bataan, American and Filipino forces were
overwhelmed by the Japanese Army. 

1945 National Football League officials decreed that it was
mandatory for football players to wear socks in all league games. 

1945 At Bari, Italy, the Liberty exploded and killed 360 people.
The ship was carrying aerial bombs. 

1947 169 people were killed and 1,300 were injured by a series of
tornadoes in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. 

1950 Bob Hope made his first television appearance on "Star-
Spangled Review" on NBC-TV. 

1957 The Suez Canal was cleared for all shipping. 

1959 NASA announced the selection of America's first seven
astronauts. 

1963 Winston Churchill became the first honorary U.S. citizen. 

1965 "TIME" magazine featured a cover with the entire "Peanuts"
comic gang. 

1965 The Houston Astrodome held its first baseball game. 

1967 The first Boeing 737 was rolled out for use. 

1968 Murdered civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was
buried. 

1976 The U.S. and Russia agreed on the size of nuclear tests for
peaceful use. 

1981 The U.S. Submarine George Washington struck and sunk a small
Japanese freighter in the East China Sea. The Nissho Maru's captain
and first mate died. 

1983 The space shuttle Challenger concluded it first flight. 

1984 Nicaragua asked the World Court to declare U.S. support for
guerilla raids illegal. 

1985 Japanese Premier Nakasone urged Japanese people to buy foreign
products. 

1986 It was announced that Patrick Duffy's character on the TV show
Dallas would be returning after being killed off. 

1987 Dikye Baggett became the first person to undergo corrective
surgery for Parkinson’s disease. 

1988 The U.S. imposed economic sanctions on Panama. 

1989 16 civilians were killed during rioting in Soviet Georgia. 

1989 Hundreds of thousands marched past the White House in support
of the right to abortion. 

1991 Georgia voted to secede from the U.S.S.R. 

1992 Former Panamanian ruler Manuel Noriega was convicted in Miami,
FL, of eight drug and racketeering charges. 

1998 The National Prisoner of War Museum opened in Andersonville,
GA, at the site of an infamous Civil War camp. 

1998 More than 150 Muslims died in stampede in Mecca, Saudi Arabia,
on last day of the haj pilgrimage. 

1999 In Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh of the ruling Popular Rally
for Progress and the Front for the Restoration of Unity and
Democracy was elected president. 

1999 In Niger, President Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara was assassinated.
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Dentist to Patient: "Would you help me out? I'd like you to give a few of your loudest screams?" Patient: "Why, Doc? I didn't feel a thing!" Dentist: "I know, but there are so many people in the waiting room right now, and I don't want to miss the five o'clock foot- ball game." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Apply for Financial Aid Early If you or a loved one is going to college this fall, apply for financial aid as early as possible. The amount of aid you get is based on your need level, fund availability, and the date your application process is completed. It pays to be on top of it. File your financial aid application as soon as you file your taxes. You should have all the paperwork you need since February. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ Andy was reading the paper while his son was doing homework on the opposite side of the table. "Dad", his son asked, "how many people work in the Government?" Without looking up, Andy responded: "Oh, probably less than half of them."
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___________________________________________________ An airliner is coming into land at an airport obscured by fog. Visibility is practically nil, the ILS system is on the blink, so the pilot has to land on wits alone. "Flaps, check," he says to the co-pilot, "Landing Gear, check. Altitude, check. Right, we're going in. Hold on." The plane lands and comes to a screeching, grinding halt; just short of the edge of the runway. "Holy Cow!" exclaims the pilot, "This must be the shortest runway I've ever landed on!" The co-pilot looks left and right and says "Yeah, and about the widest, too..." ------------------------- That reminds me of a landing in Burwash in the Yukon in 71. Burwash is at the end of Kluane Lake, beside Kluane National Park. Very scenic. Also the worlds windiest airport. There was a short dirt taxi-way and parking area between the gravel runway and the occasionally staffed airport building. We used an old Piper Cub to get from there to Tincup Lake, where another guy and me were pretending to be carpenters and built a big fishing lodge without anybody ever catching on that we were learning carpentry as we went. We stayed in tents at Tincup Lake and once a week flew out to Burwash for hot showers and a meal that we did not have to poach, to pick up nails and other supplies, and to flirt at the waitresses. Top speed of the old souped up Cub was about 85 miles per hour when the tank was near empty. This one day the wind was 80, gusting to 90. Just before Burwash our route was near the Alaska Highway. Cars on the highway below sure looked fast whenever we were drifting backwards! When we finally got to the airport, we realized that there was just no way we would be able to taxi from the runway across the wind over to the parking area without getting flipped sideways. Gerry, who was just as crazy as me, hovered over the taxi way like a tethered kite and slowly forced the plane down to the tiedowns. The tiedowns were 55 gallon drums filled with cast iron engine blocks and old batteries. When we were low enough, I climbed out onto the wing to wheel support strut, and while hanging on with one hand and one leg, fished for the rope on the first barrel. After a few tries I got hold of it and cinched down the left wing. With the engine still running at full blast, I clambered over to the other side, being careful not to touch the ground and taking any weight off the little plane, and finally tied down that side, just before we ran out fuel. After climbing out, Gerry tied the stick to the seat, -yes, the front had a real seat, not just a cooler-, so that the wind forced the tail down. Then we carried a couple of 10 gallon drums filled with concrete and chains over to the tail to tie it down. It's amazing how fast you can run while carrying those drums, when you are in a hurry and you have an 80 mile per hour wind at your back! The waitresses in Burwash didn't want us to fly back that night and managed to persuade us to spend the night. By morning the wind had slowed down considerably, but we didn't need the real runway. The width of the taxi strip was plenty. ___________________________________________________
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1513 - Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain. 

1525 - Albert von Brandenburg, the leader of the Teutonic Order,
assumes the title "Duke of Prussia" and passed the first laws of
the Protestant church, making Prussia a Protestant state. 

1832 - About 300 American troops of the 6th Infantry left Jefferson
Barracks, St. Louis, to confront the Sauk Indians in the Black Hawk
War. 

1834 - In New York City, Cornelius Lawrence became the first mayor
to be elected by popular vote in a city election. 

1873 - Alfred Paraf patented the first successful oleomargarine. 

1911 - The first squash tournament was played at the Harvard Club
in New York City. 

1939 - Italy invaded Albania. 

1942 - The Soviets opened a rail link to the besieged city of
Leningrad. 

1946 - The League of Nations assembled in Geneva for the last time.


1947 - The first illustrated insurance policy was issued by the
Allstate Insurance Company. 

1952 - U.S. President Truman seized steel mills to prevent a
nationwide strike. 

1953 - The bones of Sitting Bull were moved from North Dakota to
South Dakota. 

1962 - Bay of Pigs invaders got thirty years imprisonment in Cuba. 

1985 - India filed suit against Union Carbide for the Bhopal
disaster. 

1985 - Phyllis Diller underwent a surgical procedure for permanent
eyeliner to eliminate the need for eyelid makeup. 

1986 - Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel, CA. 

1988 - Former U.S. President Reagan aide Lyn Nofzinger was
sentenced to prison for illegal lobbying for Wedtech Corp. 

1990 - In Nepal, King Birendra lifted the 30-year ban on political
parties. 

1992 - In Britain, the last issue of "Punch Magazine" was
published. 

1994 - Smoking was banned in the Pentagon and all U.S. military
bases. 

2000 - 19 U.S. troops were killed when a Marine V22 Osprey crashed
during a training mission in Arizona. 

2002 - Ed McMahon filed a $20 million lawsuit against his insurance
company, two insurance adjusters, and several environmental cleanup
contractors. The suit alleged breach of contract, negligence and
intentional infliction of emotional distress concerning a toxic
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_____________________________________________________ In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, many farmers are reluctant to buy into anything that smacks of technology and the modern-day world. But when a local university created an agricultural web page to answer questions the farmers might have, they were pleasantly surprised to hear that the farming community had nicknamed the new site "The farmers on the Dell." _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Tasha Schleicher, 41, New Home, Minnasota One of the ‘worst DUI offenders in the country’ arrested again Police in the suburbs of Chicago arrested a woman they said is one of “the worst DUI offenders in the country.” Riverside police arrested Tasha Schleicher, 41, of New Home, Minn., on Monday around 9:30 p.m. Police said they got a call about a woman passed out behind the wheel of her car in a gas station at 2246 South Harlem Avenue. When officers arrived, they saw an open bottle of Crown Royal in the front passenger seat. Officers in Riverside said she tried to fill her car with kerosene instead of gasoline. She was charged with drunk driving, not having insurance and driving without a license, which was revoked on drunk driving charges. Riverside police said she was “combative” with officers the entire time. She lied about her name, date of birthdate, Social Security number, and also lied about being pregnant, police said. Schleicher told police that she was in the area after dropping off her son, who wanted “to party” in Indiana for spring break, according to the Riverside-Brookfield Landmark. She has six DUIs in six states, according to police. In one incident, she was with her children in the car when she lost control and slammed into the median multiple times before her tire blew and the bare rim forced her to stop five miles later. When an officer approached the car, she was allegedly nursing the infant. During another DUI arrest, she told the officer who pulled her over that she had her children with her, even though she was alone in the car, according to the paper. Schleicher’s 11 children have been taken away from her in Minnesota, all related to drunk and impaired driving situations, according to police. Tech Support Pits From: Doug Re: AOL Flag Dear Webby have never heard anybody calling those chevron forwarding marks "AOL Flag", but I sure will from now on! Once upon a time, long, long ago, you mentioned a program that strips those AOL flags from mails. Do you still have the link to that program? Thanks Doug Dear Doug Just go to my toolbox at http://webby.com/tools and look for a n icon that looks like a traffic sign with an AOL flag on it. The Program is called "STRIP". and it's free. Have FUN DearWebby John and Bob were two of the bitterest golf rivals at the club. Neither man trusted the others arithmetic. One day they were playing a heated match and watching each other like hawks. After holing out on the fourth green and marking his six on the scorecard, John asked Bob, "What'd you have?" Bob went through the motions of mentally counting up. "Six!" he said and then hastily corrected himself. "No--a five." Calmly John marked the scorecard, saying out loud "Eight!" "Eight?" Bob said, "I couldn't have had eight." John said, "Nope, you claimed six, then changed it to five. But actually you had seven." "Then why did you mark down eight?" asked Bob. John told him, "One stroke penalty, for improving your LIE."
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Working as a computer instructor for an adult-education program at a community college, I am keenly aware of the gap in computer knowledge between my younger and older students. My observations were confirmed the day a new student walked into our library area and glanced at the encyclopedia volumes stacked on a bookshelf. "What are all these books?" he asked. Somewhat surprised, I replied that they were encyclopedias. "Really?" he said. "Someone printed out the whole CD?"
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Bimba pushes her BMW into a gas station. She tells the mechanic it died. After he works on it for a few minutes, it is idling smoothly. She says, "What's the story?" He replies, "Just crap in the carburetor." She asks, "How often do I have to do that?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com An irritated father complained to his golf buddy. "When I was a kid, my parents sent me to my room without supper if I misbehaved. But my son has his own color TV, telephone, computer, every computer game and CD player in his room!" "So how do you handle it?" his friend asked. "If he doesn't behave, I send him to MY room!" Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ 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, STOP! 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 vet bills!"
The delicate art of cobweb painting. I had never heard of cobweb paintings but they are beautiful!
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1712 A slave revolt broke out in New York City. 

1798 The territory of Mississippi was organized. 

1862 Union General Ulysses S. Grant defeated Confederates at the
Battle of Shiloh, TN. 

1864 The first camel race in America was held in Sacramento,
California. 

1888 P.F. Collier published a weekly periodical for the first time
under the name "Collier’s." 

1922 U.S. Secretary of Interior leased Teapot Dome naval oil
reserves in Wyoming. 

1927 The first long-distance TV transmission was sent from
Washington, DC, to New York City. The audience saw an image of
Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover. 

1930 The first steel columns were set for the Empire State
Building. 

1933 Prohibition ended in the United States. 

1943 British and American armies linked up between Wadi Akarit and
El Guettar in North Africa to form a solid line against the German
army. 

1945 The Japanese battleship Yamato, the world’s largest
battleship, was sunk during the battle for Okinawa. The fleet was
headed for a suicide mission. 

1948 The United Nations' World Health Organization began
operations. 

1953 IBM unveiled the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine.
It was IBM's first commercially available scientific computer. 

1957 The last of New York City's electric trolleys completed its
final run from Queens to Manhattan. 

1963 Yugoslavia proclaimed itself a Socialist republic. 

1963 Josip Broz Tito was proclaimed to be the leader of Yugoslavia
for life. 

1966 The U.S. recovered a hydrogen bomb it had lost off the coast
of Spain. 

1967 Israel reported that they had shot down six Syrian MIGs. 

1969 The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously struck down laws
prohibiting private possession of obscene material. 

1970 John Wayne won his first and only Oscar for his role in "True
Grit." He had been in over 200 films. 

1971 U.S. President Nixon pledged to withdraw 100,000 more men from
Vietnam by December. 

1980 The U.S. broke diplomatic relations with Iran and imposed
economic sanctions in response to the taking of hostages on
November 4, 1979. 

1983 Specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson made the first
Space Shuttle spacewalk. 

1983 The Chinese government canceled all remaining sports and
cultural exchanges with the U.S. for 1983. 

1985 In Goteborg, Sweden, China swept all of the world table tennis
titles except for men's doubles. 

1985 In Sudan, Gen. Swar el-Dahab took over the Presidency while
President Gaafar el-Nimeiry was visiting the U.S. and Egypt. 

1985 The Soviet Union announced a unilateral freeze on medium-range
nuclear missiles. 

1988 Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev agreed to final terms of a
Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet troops began leaving on
May 16, 1988. 

1988 In Fort Smith, AR, 13 white supremacists were acquitted on
charges for plotting to overthrow the U.S. federal government. 

1989 A Soviet submarine carrying nuclear weapons sank in the
Norwegian Sea. 

1990 In the U.S., John Poindexter was found guilty of five counts
at his Iran-Contra trial. The convictions were later reversed on
appeal. 

1990 At Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center a display of Robert
Mapplethorpe's photographs went on display. On the same day the
center and its director were indicted on obscenity charges. The
charges resulted in acquittal. 

1994 Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the Patriotic Front rebel
group and government soldiers. Hundreds of thousands were
slaughtered in the months that followed. 

1998 Mary Bono, the widow of Sonny Bono, won a special election to
serve out the remainder of her husband's congressional term. 

1999 Yugoslav authorities sealed off Kosovo's main border crossings
to prevent ethnic Albanians from leaving. 

2000 U.S. President Clinton signed the Senior Citizens Freedom to
Work Act of 2000. The bill reversed a Depression-era law and allows
senior citizens to earn money without losing Social Security
retirement benefits. 

2002 The Roman Catholic archdiocese announced that six priests from
the Archdiocese of New York were suspended over allegations of
sexual misconduct. 

2006 The Boeing X-37 conducted its first flight as a test drop at
Edwards Air Force Base, CA. 

2009 Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was sentenced to 25
years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security
forces. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Friday, April 6
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!


I noticed that Broom Hilda's Hog is now whining against New York
cops, because they defended themselves and New York against a
suicider. Since he is the darling of the left-wing media, they
praise him for that. In my opinion, he lost what little bit of
credibility he had.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Utah gun-slinger robs gas station 
and tries carjacking
Bonehead
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1909 Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson claimed 
to be the first men to reach the North Pole. 
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_____________________________________________________ A man has six items in his bathroom — a toothbrush, toothpastem, shaving cream, razor, a bar of Dial soap, and a towel from the Holiday Inn. The average number of items in the typical woman’s bathroom is 437. A man would not be able to identify most of these items and what they are used for. _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Alexis Payan-Martinez, Murray, Utah Utah gun-slinger robs gas station and tries carjacking A man is accused of stealing beer from a Murray convenience store at gunpoint and trying to steal a person’s car. Police said Alexis R. Payan-Martinez walked into a Maverik store near 514 W. 3900 S. on March 31. He was caught on surveillance video grabbing a case of beer, raising a semiautomatic handgun to a customer and employee and saying, “come at me, bro.” A few hours later, Unified Police responded to a carjacking where an officer recognized the suspect as the same person caught on video robbing the convenience store in Murray. Officers said Payan-Martinez later admitted to robbing the convenience store. He was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for aggravated robbery. Tech Support Pits From: David Re: Full Size Browser default Dear Webby I've got a stupid question for you. It used to be, when I clicked on a link that opened a new page, it would come up as a full new page. Now when I click the link, I get a half page. I used to know how to change this but I haven't had to do it for so long that I've forgotten. A little help please. How do I change the size of a new page? BTW, I use IE. David Dear David Viewing pages full size has gone out of fashion, because you don't see what might be opening behind it. Also, with the higher resolutions commonly used nowadays, you can comfortably have two pages open side by side if you squish them a bit. F11 toggles a window to full screen and back, on modern browsers too, not just IE. To set full screen as the default, even though Microsoft has agreed that is a dumb idea and refuses to tell you how to do it, follow this top secret rigmarole: Close all browser windows but one. Open a new window from a link on the remaining window. Close the old window (not the new one that just opened up). Adjust the window to be the size you want all the new windows to be (you cannot use the maximize button for this, you have to actually squish or stretch the size of the window to be what you want the windows to automatically open up as). Hold down the CTRL key while closing the window. From now on, all your new windows should open up to that size until you perform a similar process telling IE that you want all new windows to be the new size. Most likely what occurred is that you manually sized a window to that size, closed it, and IE remembered that as your preferred window size. Personally, I would highly recommend that you make your default browser size less than full screen. That way you notice when a page pops a "Pop-Under" and you won't accidentally agree to subscribe to all kinds of weird stuff. Many news sites use pop-unders to ask you if you want up-to-the- minute notifications of breaking news. You have to hit BLOCK to avoid that. The same goes for really weird stuff, that you most definitely DON'T want to notify you of their breaking news. Have FUN DearWebby A man will remember how short a woman’s dress was, for years. A woman will remember what color it was.
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Women do laundry every couple of days. A man will wear every article of clothing he owns, including his surgical pants that were hip about eight years ago, before he will do his laundry. When he is finally out of clothes, he will wear a dirty sweatshirt inside out, rent a U-Haul and take his mountain of clothes to the laundromat, and expect to meet a beautiful woman while he is there.
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Two boys were arguing when the preacher entered the room. The preacher says, “Why are you arguing?” One of them answers, “We found a ten dollar bill and decided to give it to whoever tells the biggest lie.” “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” said the preacher, “When I was your age I didn’t even know what a lie was.” The boys gave the ten dollars to the preacher. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Mark Birthdays on Your New Calendar When putting up your new calendar for the new year, take a moment and fill in all the birthdays that you need to remember throughout the year. It's also good to note any anniversaries or other important dates. One good method is to flip through your old calendar and transfer any dates which apply to the new year. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________ One day, a foreign family arrived in New York City. This was the first time out of their native village, and it didn't take long before the wife got lost. The husband asked a passerby for help and was told to go to the police and report it. When he got there, a police officer asked him for the wife's description. "What's that?" asked the man. "Well, you see a description is telling what something looks like. For example, my wife is 25-years-old, 5'11", 140 lbs, 38-25-36 measurements. Now, what can you tell me about your wife?" "The hell with her, lets go look for yours!"
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___________________________________________________ The widow lay crying on her psychiatrist's couch. "We were married twenty-five years before he died," she said, dabbing away a tear. "Never had an argument in all those years." "Amazing," said the doctor. "How did you do it?" "I outweighed him by sixty pounds and he was a coward." ___________________________________________________
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1199 English King Richard I was killed by an arrow at the siege of
the castle of Chaluz in France. 

1607 An expedition led by Captain Christopher Newport arrived at
the Spanish colony of Puerto Rico for supplies before continuing on
their journey. On May 14, they went ashore and founded Jamestown,
Virginia, as the first permanent English colony in America. 

1652 Jan van Riebeeck established a settlement at Cape Town, South
Africa. 

1814 Granted sovereignty in the island of Elba and a pension from
the French government, Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates at
Fountainebleau. He was allowed to keep the title of emperor. 

1830 Joseph Smith and five others organized the Mormon Church in
western New York. 

1830 Relations between the Texans and Mexico reached a new low when
Mexico would not allow further emigration into Texas by settlers
from the U.S. 

1862 The American Civil War Battle of Shiloh began in Tennessee. 

1865 At the Battle of Sayler's Creek, a third of Lee's army was cut
off by Union troops pursuing him to Appomattox. 

1875 Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for the multiple
telegraph, which sent two signals at the same time. 

1896 The first modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece. 

1903 French Army Nationalists were revealed for forging documents
to guarantee a conviction for Alfred Dryfus. 

1909 Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson claimed to be the
first men to reach the North Pole. 

1916 Charlie Chaplin became the highest-paid film star in the world
when he signed a contract with Mutual Film Corporation for $675,000
a year. He was 26 years old. 

1917 The U.S. Congress approved a declaration of war on Germany and
entered World War I on the Allied side. 

1924 Four planes left Seattle on the first successful flight around
the world. 

1938 The United States recognized the German conquest of Austria. 

1941 German forces invaded Greece and Yugoslavia. 

1953 Iranian Premier Mossadegh demanded that the shah's power be
reduced. 

1965 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorized the use of ground
troops in combat operations in Vietnam. 

1967 In South Vietnam, 1,500 Viet Cong attacked Quangtri and freed
200 prisoners. 

1981 A Yugoslav Communist Party official confirmed reports of
intense ethnic riots in Kosovo. 

1983 The U.S. Veteran's Administration announced it would give free
medical care for conditions traceable to radiation exposure to more
than 220,000 veterans who participated in nuclear tests from 1945
to 1962. 

1985 William J. Schroeder became the first artificial heart
recipient to be discharged from the hospital. 

1987 Sugar Ray Leonard took the middleweight title from Marvin
Hagler. 

1988 Mathew Henson was awarded honors in Arlington National
Cemetery. Henson had reached the North Pole with Robert Peary. 

1998 Citicorp and Travelers Group announced that they would be
merging. The new creation was the largest financial-services
conglomerate in the world. The name would become Citigroup. 

1998 Federal researchers in the U.S. announced that daily tamoxifen
pills could cut breast cancer risk among high-risk women. 

1998 Pakistan successfully tested medium-range missiles capable of
attacking neighboring India. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Thursday, April 5

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Drunk woman with child in car hits, 
kills two men as they changed tire
Bonehead
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1998 The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan opened becoming the largest
suspension bridge in the world. It links Shikoku and Honshu. The
bridge cost about $3.8 billion. 
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______________________________________________________ There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it. --- Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC), Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying. --- Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004) Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. --- Aristotle _____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Dave for this story: Aaron came home from school one day, all banged up, bloodied, and bruised. His father asked him what on earth had happened. "Well, dad, it's like this," Aaron began. "I challenged Larry to a duel and you know how that goes...I gave him his choice of weapons." "Uh huh," said the father. "That seems fair." "I know...but I never thought he'd choose his big sister!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Icicle on the north side of my house yesterday. _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Rosie for this one: I was having trouble with the idea of turning 30 and was oversensitive to any signs of advancing age. When I found a prominent gray hair in my bangs, I pointed to my forehead. "Have you seen this?" I indignantly asked my husband. "What?" he asked. "The wrinkles?" The frying pan now has a serious dent. _____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Christine Noriega, Sandoval, New Mexico Drunk woman with child in car hits, kills two men as they changed tire Sandoval County sheriff's deputies say a 31-year-old woman was driving drunk Tuesday night when she drove her vehicle into two men as they changed a tire south of Algodones, killing them. Authorities charged Christine Noriega with two counts of vehicular homicide after the crash in Sandoval County. On Wednesday, sheriff's office Lt. Keith Elder identified the two victims as 21-year-old Michael Chambellan of Albuquerque and 28-year-old Lonnie Escovedo of Santa Fe. According to a probable cause statement, Chambellan and Escovedo were changing the rear driver-side tire on their Honda Civic along southbound I-25 near mile marker 246. At about 6:45 p.m., deputies say a Honda Pilot driven by Noriega sideswiped the Civic, fatally striking Chambellan and Escovedo. They were pronounced dead at the scene. When a deputy spoke to Noriega, the deputy noticed she smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, watery eyes, the report states. She also had slurred speech and "her statements did not make sense," according to the report. Noriega also had a child in the car. In addition to the homicide charges, Noriega faces aggravated DWI and child abuse. She is jailed on a no-bond hold. Tech Support Pits From: Bob Re: Mix and match IDE and ATA Dear Webby Can you mix and match IDE and ATA hard drives? I want to use my old IDE drive as a second (slave) drive with my new machine, which has an ATA drive. Bob Dear Bob Some motherboards have sockets for both IDE and ATA cables, but unless you have looked yourself and seen both types of sockets side by side, don't count on them being there. On new motherboards usually they aren't. The way around that problem is to simply use a USB harddrive enclosure for the old IDE drive. USB harddrive enclosures cost $15 and up on-line. However, check PriceGrabber and see if a nearby store has a good deal. With low cost items the shipping costs can make an on-line purchase more expensive than a local storefront. With most USB harddrive enclosures you get a bunch of tiny screws to attach the drive inside the usually almost too snug enclosure. Don't fret if the little screws don't line up or are a nuisance. Once the lid is closed, the drive is held quite nicely. By the way, even though your old IDE drive measures about 4" x 6", it's called a 3.5" drive, because the platter inside is a 3.5" platter. If you ask for a 4" drive enclosure, they will tell you that you are on the wrong planet. Look for a 3.5 inch USB 2 Hard Drive Enclosure. USB 2 standard is 40 times faster than USB 1. Have FUN DearWebby The newly-married husband came home from the office to find his young wife in floods of tears. "Darling, whatever is the matter?" he asked. "Sweetheart," she sobbed, "the most terrible thing has happened! I cooked my very first Beef Bourguignon for you, and I got it out of the oven to season it, and the phone rang. When I came back from answering the phone," she sobbed again, "I found that the cat had eaten it!" "Don't worry, darling," said her husband. "Don't cry. We'll get a new cat tomorrow."
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Bernard, who is noted for his gracious manners, was awakened one morning at four forty four a.m. by his ringing telephone . . . "Your dog's barking, and it's keeping me awake," said an angry voice. Bernard thanked the caller and politely asked his name and number before hanging up. The next morning, at precisely four forty four a.m., Bernard called his neighbor back . . . "Good morning, Mr. Williams. I just called to tell you that I don't HAVE a dog."
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A Congressman was once asked about his attitude toward whiskey. "If you mean the demon drink that poisons the mind, pollutes the body, desecrates family life, and inflames sinners, then I'm against it. But, if you mean the elixir of Christmas cheer, the shield against winter chill, the taxable potion that puts needed funds into public coffers to comfort little crippled children, then I'm for it. This is my position, and I will not compromise." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Homemade Checkers You can make your own checkers game by saving plastic milk bottle caps. You need two different colors, 12 checkers for each player. If all your bottle caps are the same color, color the top of half the caps with permanent marker. Then make a game board using a square piece of card board. Use a ruler to measure and draw squares with a marker. A checker board is 8 by 8 squares of alternating colors, the same as a chess board. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com You can make a very nice checkerboard quickly by weaving 4 strips of dark and 4 strips of light paper, felt, or wood veneer into a square. Then cut some plywood or paneling to size and lay some iron-on glue gauze onto that, slide the weave onto it, and iron it on. After it has cooled, you can pour marine spar varnish or a clear epoxy on it. For a finishing touch, glue some felt table protector disks onto the bottom. Have FUN! DearWebby ____________________________________________________ Scientists were excited this week at having isolated a brief sound which occurred immediately before the Big Bang. Apparently, that sound was "OOOPS!"
Bizarre beliefs in the Dark Ages
___________________________________________________ Resume bloopers: "While I am open to the initial nature of an assignment, I am decidedly disposed that it be so oriented as to at least partially incorporate the experience enjoyed heretofore and that it be configured so as to ultimately lead to the application of more rarefied facets of financial management as the major sphere of responsibility." Try the Salvation Army Thrift Shop. They are always looking for empty shirts. "I was proud to win the Gregg Typting Award." Tell Greg not to apply here either. "Please call me after 5:30 because I am self-employed and my employer does not know I am looking for another job." If somebody calls you after 5:30, it will be a telemarketer. My goal is to be a meteorologist. But since I have no training in meteorology, I suppose I should try stock brokerage. Don't call us, we'll call you. ___________________________________________________
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1242 Russian troops repelled an invasion attempt by the Teutonic
Knights. 

1614 American Indian Pocahontas married English colonist John Rolfe
in Virginia. 

1806 Isaac Quintard patented the cider mill. 

1843 Queen Victoria proclaimed Hong Kong to be a British crown
colony. 

1892 Walter H. Coe patented gold leaf in rolls. 

1892 In New York, the Ithaca Daily Journal published an ad
introducing a new 10 cent Ice Cream Specialty called a Cherry
Sunday. 

1908 The Japanese Army reached the Yalu River as the Russians
retreated. 

1919 Eamon de Valera became president of Ireland. 

1923 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company began the first regular
production of balloon tires. 

1930 Mahatma Ghandi defied British law by making salt in India. 

1933 The first operation to remove a lung was performed at Barnes
Hospital in St. Louis, MO. 

1941 German commandos secured docks along the Danube River in
preparation for Germany’s invasion of the Balkans. 

1951 Americans Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death
for committing espionage for the Soviet Union. 

1953 Jomo Kenyatta was convicted and sentenced to 7 years in prison
for orchestrating the Mau-Mau rebellion in Kenya. 

1955 Winston Churchill resigned as British prime minister. 

1985 John McEnroe said "any man can beat any woman at any sport,
especially tennis." 

1986 A discotheque in Berlin was bombed by Libyan terrorists. The
U.S. attacked Libya with warplanes in retaliation on April 15, 1986.

1989 In Poland, accords were signed between Solidarity and the
government that set free elections for June 1989. The eight-year ban
on Solidarity was also set to be lifted. 

1998 The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan opened becoming the largest
suspension bridge in the world. It links Shikoku and Honshu. The
bridge cost about $3.8 billion. 

1999 Two Libyans suspected of bombing a Pan Am jet in 1988 were
handed over so they could be flown to the Netherlands for trial. 270
people were killed in the bombing. 

1999 In Laramie, WY, Russell Henderson pled guilty to kidnapping and
felony murder in the death of Matthew Shepard. 

2004 Near Mexico City's international airport, lightning struck the
jet Mexican President Vicente Fox was on. 

2009 North Korea launched the Kwangmyongsong-2 rocket, prompting an
emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. 

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Good Morning, ,
Today is Wednesday, April 4

Happy 60th Anniversary, Norm!

Have FUN!
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Todays Bonehead Award:
NC woman named 'Beers' charged with DUI 
in Florida
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1945 Hungary was liberated from Nazi alliance and 
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_____________________________________________________ A couple was having a discussion about family finances. Finally the husband exploded, "If it weren't for my money, the house wouldn't be here!" His wife replied, "My dear, if it weren't for your money, I wouldn't be here." _____________________________________________________ Yesterday's mugshot: Nicole Johnson An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jennifer Poelter Beers, 46, St Augustine beach, Floriduh NC woman named 'Beers' charged with DUI in Florida A North Carolina woman faces charges, including a DUI, after multiple hit-and-runs were reported Tuesday evening in St. Augustine Beach. The officer said he saw a woman, later identified as 46-year-old Jennifer Poelter Beers, driving southbound with no headlights on the intersection of the A1A Beach Boulevard and A Street intersection. The officer noted Beers making U-turns and appearing to be lost, the arrest report stated. The report said, that at one point, the driver made a U-turn into oncoming traffic. The officer noted Beers making U-turns and appearing to be lost, the arrest report stated. The report said, that at one point, the driver made a U-turn into oncoming traffic. Watch: Rare centuries-old ship washes ashore in Ponte Vedra Beach While making the U-turn, Beers nearly struck a fence at a public parking lot, the officer reported. The officer said he conducted a traffic stop and could smell alcohol on the the woman's breath. The officer also noted fresh damage on Beers' Infiniti G37, including damage on its front bumper, hood and passenger-side fender. An open beer can was seen in the back seat of the vehicle, and Beers' told the officer she had two beers that night, according to the arrest report. The officer then had received a call during the traffic stop with Beers about a hit-and-run in the area of 17 4th Street. The police department had in turn received a call from a witness about a silver vehicle that struck a parked, unattended car and left the scene. According to the arrest report, the complaint said the driver almost struck a pedestrian during the alleged hit-and-run. The officer later received information from St. Johns County dispatch that three hit-and-runs happened in the same area. The damage on Beers' vehicle matched the damage of the unattended vehicle, according to the arrest report. Beers was arrested and faces hit-and-run and DUI charges. Tech Support Pits From: Nellie Re: Saving during power failure
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Today, April 4 in
0896 Formosus ended his reign as pope. 

1541 Ignatius of Loyola became the first superior-general of the
Jesuits. 

1581 Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I. A few months
earlier he became the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world. 

1687 King James II ordered that his declaration of indulgence be
read in church. 

1812 The territory of Orleans became the 18th U.S. state and will
become known as Louisiana. 

1818 A plan was passsed by the U.S. Congress that the U.S. flag
would have 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars and that a new star
would be added for the each new state. 

1841 U.S. President William Henry Harrison, at the age of 68, became
the first president to die in office. He had been sworn in only a
month before he died of pneumonia. 

1850 The city of Los Angeles was incorporated. 

1902 British Financier Cecil Rhodes left $10 million in his will
that would provide scholarships for Americans to Oxford University
in England. 

1905 In Kangra, India, an earthquake killed 370,000 people. 

1914 The first known serialized moving picture opened in New York
City, NY. It was "The Perils of Pauline". 

1917 The U.S. Senate voted 90-6 to enter World War I on the Allied
side in order to boost the US economy.

1918 The Battle of Somme, an offensive by the British against the
German Army ended. 

1932 After five years of research, professor C.G. King, of the
University of Pittsburgh, isolated vitamin C. 

1945 Hungary was liberated from Nazi alliance and occupied by
Russia. 

1945 During World War II, U.S. forces liberated the Nazi death camp
Ohrdruf in Germany. 

1949 Twelve nations signed a treaty to create The North Atlantic
Treaty Organization (NATO). 

1953 Fifteen doctors were released by Soviet leaders. The doctors
had been arrested before Stalin had died and were accused of
plotting against him. 

1967 The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam. 

1967 Johnny Carson quit "The Tonight Show." He returned three weeks
later after getting a raise of $30,000 a week. 

1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the age of 39. 

1969 Dr. Denton Cooley implanted the first temporary artificial
heart. 

1973 In New York, the original World Trade Center twin towers
opened. At the time they were the tallest building in the world. 

1975 More than 130 people, most of them children, were killed when a
U.S. Air Force transport plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans
crashed
just after takeoff from Saigon. 

1979 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the president of Pakistan, was executed.
He had been convicted of conspiring to murder a political opponent. 

1981 Henry Cisneros became the first Mexican-American elected mayor
of a major U.S. city, which was San Antonio, TX. 

1983 At Cape Canaveral, the space shuttle Challenger took off on its
first flight. It was the sixth flight overall for the shuttle
program. 

1984 U.S. President Reagan proposed an international ban on chemical
weapons. 

1985 In Sudan, a coup ousted President Nimeiry and replaced him with
General Dahab. 

1986 Wayne Gretzky set an NHL record with his 213th point of the
season. 

1987 The U.S. charged the Soviet Union with wiretapping a U.S.
Embassy. 

1988 Arizona Governor Evan Mecham was voted out of office by the
Arizona Senate. Mecham was found guilty of diverting state funds to
his auto business and of trying to impede an investigation into a
death threat to a grand jury witness. 

1991 Pennsylvanian Senator John Heinz and six others were killed
when a helicopter collided with Heinz's plane over a schoolyard in
Merion, PA. 

1992 Sali Berisha became the first non-Marxist president of Albania
since World War II. 

1994 Netscape Communications (Mosaic Communications) was founded. 

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