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Today is Friday,  July 6
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!


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Todays Bonehead Award:
When his waitress told him he was too drunk 
for another drink, he got violent.
Bonehead
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1923 The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was established. 
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_____________________________________________________ Classic! Just as John got in the door, after staying at the bar a bit too long, the cuckoo clock in the hall started up and cuckooed 3 times. He realized his wife would probably wake up, so he cuckooed another 9 times. He was really proud of himself, having a quick witty solution, even when smashed, to escape a possible conflict. Next morning the wife asked him what time he got in and he told her 12 o'clock. She didn't seem disturbed at all. Whew! Got away with that one! She then told him that they needed a new cuckoo clock. When he asked her why, she said "Well, it cuckooed 3 times, said 'Oh, f@#%,' cuckooed 4 more times, cleared its throat, cuckooed another 3 times, snickered, and finally cuckooed twice more, and then it farted." ___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by William Banks, 49, Spartanburg, South Carolina When his waitress told him he was too drunk for another drink, he got violent. A Wild Wing Cafe waitress made the call to stop serving drinks to a customer who was too intoxicated, and when the man was cut off, it was the start to a violent, drunken outburst, police say. William Banks was outraged when he was denied another alcoholic beverage shortly after midnight June 22 at the popular chicken wing restaurant, according to the Spartanburg Police Department. In less than an hour after being refused service, the South Carolina man threatened to shoot multiple members of the Wild Wing Cafe staff, assaulted his waitress, then told the officer arresting him he would get him fired, police reported. The waitress said she cut Banks off from alcohol after observing how drunk he was, causing him to become "irate and (he) started cussing her out when she refused him anymore alcohol," according to the police report. Police said Banks then tried to order a drink from the manager, who also refused him service because of his intoxicated state. Banks responded by swearing at the manager and "threatened to shoot her," police say. Banks then returned his focus to his waitress, directing vulgarities at her and "threatening to shoot her, as well," police reported. As the waitress tried to walk away, Banks struck her in the head, according to the incident report, which said a bartender witnessed the assault. At this point, the son of a staff member removed Banks from the restaurant by "physically carrying him outside," police said. The responding police officer found Banks walking down the street and detained the 49-year-old man, according to an incident report. A person who was with Banks at the restaurant during the incident told police "Banks was extremely intoxicated ... and knew Banks was wrong," the report said. After the waitress identified Banks, he was arrested. As Banks was being taken to the Spartanburg County Detention Center, he threatened the officer's job, saying "he knew who worked at the Spartanburg Police Department," according to the incident report. Banks, of Spartanburg, was charged with third-degree assault and battery, and trespassing after notice, according to jail records, which showed he was released the same day without bond.
Tech Support Pits From: Frieda Re: Firefox poblem Dear Webby, What's up with Firefox. All of a sudden when I try tiopen some mail I get a pop up saying couldn't load XPCOM. If Firefox decided to dump XP computers they gave me no warning. I went to Firefox sometime ago because Google kept saying a lot of my contacts did not have a secure site. Everything was fine until a couple days ago. How are you getting along? Sure has been an odd summer down here in States, weatherwise. Any thoughts on my problem will be appreciated. Frieda Dear Frieda Your FireFox is trashed. This method has worked for most of the users and it is very easy to follow. Get into Chrome or Internet Explorer or another browser, simply head over to the following address to download the latest setup file for Firefox, run it and install. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/ By the way, if you use Chrome or Gmail, the message of sites not being secure is meaningless. It just tells you that some sites, that don't need security, like for example the Humor Letter, don't have the same security as the bank. So what? You are not entering your bank info or your bra size in the Humor Letter. Don't worry about that. Have FUN DearWebby
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Thanks to Kati for this picture: Finally found a way to stabilize my weight! I can't believe I was doing it wrong all these years. We must get the word out. Kati ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Store Craft Supplies in Tackle Boxes By ramya [1 Post, 1 Comment] I use fishing tackle boxes from Walmart or Kmart to store craft supplies or sewing notions like threads, buttons, needles, beads, etc. I also use one box for kids art supplies like crayons, pencils, markers, erasers, etc. They have adjustable plastic dividers that can be fixed to the size of the item you need to store. I store my earrings and jewelery in one and makeup accessories in another. These boxes have handles to carry them around easily and also stack well for easy storage. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Mrs. Culpepper was almost in tears. "Oh Marie," she said to her maid, "I have reason to suspect that my husband is having an affair with his secretary." "I don't believe it for one minute." Marie snapped. "You're just saying that to make me jealous." ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Phil for this story: My two-year-old daughter, Paige, was with her mother while her older sister was being examined by a dentist. Paige kept herself busy playing with toys in the waiting room until she noticed that her mom was resting, her eyes closed. With about six other patients waiting, Paige marched up to her mother, looked her straight in the face and shook her shoulder. "Mommy," she yelled, "wake up! This is not church!" My wife, Lani, woke from her doze to the sound of the other patients laughing hysterically. ____________________________________________________

Today, July 6 in
1483 King Richard III of England was crowned. 

1699 Captain William Kidd, the pirate, was captured in Boston, MA,
and deported back to England. 

1777 British forces captured Fort Ticonderoga during the American
Revolution. 

1858 Lyman Blake patented the shoe manufacturing machine. 

1885 Louis Pasteur successfully tested his anti-rabies vaccine. The
child used in the test later became the director of the Pasteur
Institute. 

1905 Fingerprints were exchanged for the first time between
officials in Europe and the U.S. The person in question was John
Walker. 

1917 During World War I, Arab forces led by T.E. Lawrence captured
the port of Aqaba from the Turks. 

1919 A British dirigible landed in New York at Roosevelt Field. It
completed the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by an airship. 

1923 The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was established. 

1928 "The Lights of New York" was previewed in New York's Strand
Theatre. It was the first all-talking movie. 

1942 Diarist Anne Frank and her family took refuge from the Nazis
in Amsterdam. 

1945 Nicaragua became the first nation to formally accept the
United Nations Charter. 

1947 "Candid Microphone" began airing on ABC radio. 

1966 Malawi became a republic within the Commonwealth with Dr.
Hastings Banda as its first president. 

1967 The Biafran War erupted. The war lasted two-and-a-half years.
About 600,000 people died. 

1981 Former President of Argentina Isabel Peron was freed after
five years of house arrest by a federal court. 

1981 The Dupont Company announced an agreement to purchase Conoco,
Inc. (Continental Oil Co.) for $7 billion. At the time it was the
largest merger in corporate history. 

1985 The submarine Nautilus arrived in Groton, Connecticut. The
vessel had been towed from Mare Island Naval Shipyard. 

1988 Several popular beaches were closed in New York City due to
medical waste and other debris began washing up on the seashores. 

1989 The U.S. Army destroyed its last Pershing 1-A missiles at an
ammunition plant in Karnack, TX. The dismantling was under the
terms of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty. 

1997 The Mars Pathfinder released Sojourner, a robot rover on the
surface of Mars. The spacecraft landed on the red planet on July
4th. 

1997 In Cambodia, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen ousted First Prime
Minister Norodom Ranariddh and claimed to have the capital under
his control. 

1998 Protestants rioted in many parts of Northern Ireland after
British authorities blocked an Orange Order march in Portadown. 

2000 A jury awarded former NHL player Tony Twist $24 million for
the unauthorized use of his name in the comic book Spawn and the
HBO cartoon series. Co-defendant HBO settled with Twist out of
court for an undisclosed amount. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Thursday,  July 5

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
SC crook out of jail for 30 minutes   
then stole a police car
Bonehead
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Today, July 5 in
1951 Dr. William Shockley announced that he had invented the junction transistor. 
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_____________________________________________________ Interview with Yogi Berra Interviewer: Can you explain jazz? Yogi: I can't, but I will. 90% of all jazz is half improvisation. The other half is the part people play while others are playing something they never played with anyone who played that part. So if you play the wrong part, its right. If you play the right part, it might be right if you play it wrong enough. But if you play it too right, it's wrong. Interviewer: I don't understand. Yogi: Anyone who understands jazz knows that you can't understand it. It's too complicated. That's whats so simple about it. Interviewer: Do you understand it? Yogi: No. That's why I can explain it. If I understood it, I wouldnt know anything about it. Interviewer: Are there any great jazz players alive today? Yogi: No. All the great jazz players alive today are dead. Except for the ones that are still alive. But so many of them are dead, that the ones that are still alive are dying to be like the ones that are dead. Some would kill for it. Interviewer: What is syncopation? Yogi: That's when the note that you should hear now happens either before or after you hear it. In jazz, you don't hear notes when they happen because that would be some other type of music. Other types of music can be jazz, but only if they're the same as something different from those other kinds. Interviewer: Now I really don't understand. Yogi: I haven't taught you enough for you to not understand jazz ___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Davon Deangelo Fuller 23, Holly Hill, South Carolina SC crook out of jail for 30 minutes then stole a police car A South Carolina man was back behind bars less than 24 hours after being released from a Lowcountry jail. Davon Deangelo Fuller did not waste any time getting back into trouble with law enforcement. The 23-year-old Holly Hill man was released from the Hill-Finklea Detention Center at 9:30 p.m. Monday, abcnews4.com reported. By 9:55 p.m. Fuller had not left the parking lot, but Moncks Corner Police said he already committed a crime, according to live5news.com. Fuller stole a car a Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputy's car from the detention center parking lot, live5news.com reported. Police said Fuller was caught on surveillance footage hanging around outside the jail after his release. The video showed him attempting to open several cars, according to abcnews4.com, which said he wasn't successful until he got to the patrol car of Berkeley County Sheriff's deputy Javon Dingle. The car was unlocked, and a spare set of keys was not the only thing inside, live5news.com reported. Police said that Dingle's service pistol was also in the vehicle when Fuller stole the car. After viewing the surveillance footage, it didn't take law enforcement long to locate Fuller, who was arrested Tuesday, "in possession of the car and the gun," in St. Stephen, where police reported he told officers "he stole the vehicle because he needed a ride," according to abcnews4.com. Fuller was charged with grand larceny (value more than $2,000 but less than $10,000), according to jail records. Fuller, who had been in jail for unlawful carrying of a pistol, was behind bars again, this time in the Berkeley County Detention Center, according to the sheriff's office. He has not had a bond hearing for the most recent charge.
Tech Support Pits From: Joyce Re: Choice of picture viewer Dear Webby Whenever someone sends me a picture attachment, the Windows picture viewer pops up with the attachment. How can I change it so that my Picasa shows the picture instead of the Windows picture viewer? Is it even possible to change it to something other than that? Thanks and have a great weekend! Sincerely, Joyce Dear Joyce Go to MyComputer Tools Folder Options DON'T do what Microsoft says at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307859 they are a bit confused about it. Instead click on File Types After a while, it will fill it's window with all the file types and shows what programs are associated with them. Find JPG, and change it's file association to Picasa then do the same for GIF and PNG When done, hit OK until you are out of all that. Have FUN DearWebby
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Q: How many women with PMS does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: One. ONE!! And do you know WHY it only takes ONE? Because no one else in this house knows HOW to change a light bulb. They don't even know the bulb is BURNED OUT. They would sit in this house in the dark for THREE DAYS before they figured it OUT. And once they figured it out they wouldn't be able to find the light bulbs despite the fact that they've been in the SAME CUPBOARD for the past SEVENTEEN YEARS. But if they did, by some miracle, actually find the light bulbs, TWO DAYS LATER the chair that they dragged from two rooms over to stand on to change the STUPID light bulb would STILL BE IN THE SAME SPOT!! AND UNDERNEATH IT WOULD BE THE CRUMPLED WRAPPER THE STUPID @*!#$% LIGHT BULBS CAME IN! WHY?! BECAUSE NO ONE IN THIS HOUSE EVER CARRIES OUT THE GARBAGE!! IT'S A WONDER WE HAVEN'T ALL SUFFOCATED FROM THE PILES OF GARBAGE THAT ARE 12 FEET DEEP THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE HOUSE. THE HOUSE!! IT WOULD TAKE AN ARMY TO CLEAN THIS . . . I'm sorry. . .what did you ask me?
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A young and arrogant pilot wanted to "show off" on the aviation frequencies as he was approaching an airfield during the night. So, he disregarded policy and, instead of making an official request to the tower, he said, "Guess who?" The air traffic controller switched the field lights off and replied, "Guess where?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Organized Camping Meals Here's a tip to save to help you organize your meals when camping. Measure ingredients for a recipe into small ziplock bags and then place those into one large bag with a label. It makes meal preparation a snap and ensures that you don't pack a lot of extra ingredients. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ A circus owner walked into a bar to see everyone crowded about a table watching a little show. On the table was an upside-down pot and a duck tap dancing on it. The circus owner was so impressed that he offered to buy the duck from its owner. After some wheeling and dealing they settled for $10,000 for the duck and the pot. Three days later the circus owner runs back to the bar in anger, "Your duck is a rip-off! I put him on the pot before a whole audience and he didn't dance a single step!" "So?" asked the ducks former owner, "did you remember to light the candle under the pot?" ___________________________________________________
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Fred had been a faithful Christian and was in the hospital with heart trou8ble. The family called their pastor to stand with them. As the pastor stood next to the bed, Fred's condition appeared to deteriorate and he motioned frantically for something to write on. The pastor lovingly handed him a pen and a piece of paper, and Fred used his last bit of energy to scribble a note, then he died. The pastor thought it best not to look at the note at that time, so he placed it in his jacket pocket. Several days later, at the funeral, as the pastor was finishing the eulogy, he realized that he was wearing the same jacket that he was wearing when Fred had died. He said, "you know, ol' Fred handed me a note just before he died. I haven't looked at it, but knowing Fred, I'm sure there's a word of inspiration there for us all. Let's have his son read it to us!" His son opened the note, and read aloud, "You're standing on my oxygen tube, you useless windbag!" ____________________________________________________

Today, July 5 in
1806 A Spanish army repelled the British during their attempt to
retake Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

1811 Venezuela became the first South American country to declare
independence from Spain. 

1814 U.S. troops under Jacob Brown defeated a superior British
force at Chippewa, Canada. 

1830 France occupied the North African city of Algiers. 

1832 The German government began curtailing freedom of the press
after German Democrats advocate a revolt against Austrian rule. 

1839 British naval forces bombarded Dingai on Zhoushan Island in
China and then occupied it. 

1863 U.S. Federal troops occupied Vicksburg, MS, and distributed
supplies to the citizens. 

1865 William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London. 

1865 The U.S. Secret Service Division was created to combat
currency counterfeiting, forging and the altering of currency and
securities.

1892 Andrew Beard was issued a patent for the rotary engine. 

1916 Adelina and August Van Buren started on the first successful
transcontinental motorcycle tour to be attempted by two women. They
started in New York City and arrived in San Diego, CA, on September
12, 1916. 

1935 U.S. President Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations
Act into law. The act authorized labor to organize for the purpose
of collective bargaining. 

1940 During World War II, Britain and the Vichy government in
France broke diplomatic relations. 

1941 German troops reached the Dnieper River in the Soviet Union. 

1943 The battle of Kursk began as German tanks attack the Soviet
salient. It was the largest tank battle in history. 

1946 The bikini bathing suit, popularized by Louis Reard, made its
debut during a fashion show at the Molitor Pool in Paris. Micheline
Bernardini wore the two-piece outfit. 

1948 Britain's National Health Service Act went into effect,
providing government-financed medical and dental care. 

1950 U.S. forces engaged the North Koreans for the first time at
Osan, South Korea. 

1951 Dr. William Shockley announced that he had invented the
junction transistor. 

1962 Algeria became independent after 132 years of French rule. 

1975 Arthur Ashe became the first black man to win a Wimbledon
singles title when he defeated Jimmy Connors. 

1984 The U.S. Supreme Court weakened the 70-year-old "exclusionary
rule," deciding that evidence seized with defective court warrants
could be used against defendants in criminal trials. 

1991 Regulators shut down the Pakistani-managed Bank of Credit and
Commerce International (BCCI) in eight countries. The charge was
fraud, drug money laundering and illegal infiltration into the U.S.
banking system. 

1995 The U.S. Justice Department decided not to take antitrust
action against Ticketmaster. 

1998 Japan joined U.S. and Russia in space exploration with the
launching of the Planet-B probe to Mars. 

2000 Jordanian security agents shot and killed a Syrian hijacker
after he threw a grenade that exploded and wounded 15 passengers
aboard a Royal Jordanian airliner. 

2000 10 Bengal tigers, including 7 rare white tigers, died at the
Nandankanan Zoo in India. The tigers died of trypanosomiasis
(sleeping sickness). 

2000 Euan Blair, the oldest son of British prime minister Tony
Blair, was arrested after police found him drunk and lying on the
ground in London's Leicester Square. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Wednesday,  July 4
Happy Independence Day for the US!


Happy Independence Day for the Philippines!


Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
 Florida woman tries to abduct kids from park,
 punches pregnant woman
Bonehead
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Today, July 4 in
1776 The amended Declaration of Independence, prepared by Thomas
Jefferson, was approved and signed by John Hancock, the President
of the Continental Congress in America. 

1946 The Philippines achieved full independence 
for the first time in over four hundred years. 
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______________________________________________________ Behind every great fortune there is a crime. --- Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850) In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. --- Johann von Neumann (1903 - 1957) ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A child was watching his mother sift through and delete a long list of junk E-mail on the computer screen. "This reminds me of the Lord's Prayer," the child said. "What do you mean?" "You know. That part about 'deliver us from E-mail.' " _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Elena Karneeva _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ >From Mickey My boyfriend and I met online and we'd been dating for over a year. I introduced Hans to my uncle, who was fascinated by the fact that we me over the Internet. He asked Hans what kind of line he had used to pick me up. Ever the geek, Hans naively replied," I just used a regular 20 Mbps DSL modem." ___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Sarah Freeman, 34, Port Orange Florida Florida woman tries to abduct kids from park, punches pregnant woman A 34-year-old Port Orange woman on Monday afternoon tried to abduct two children from a park in the Wilbur-By-The-Sea neighborhood before punching a pregnant woman, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies said they were called shortly before 1:30 p.m. to Toronita Avenue Beach Park at Toronita and South Atlantic avenues after two parents reported they had to pull their children away from Sarah Freeman, Sheriff's Office spokesman Andrew Gant said. Investigators said Freeman approached a 7-year-old girl, told her, "This isn’t a Florida trip you’re going to want to remember," and tried to grab her by the towel she was wearing. The girl's mother, who is six months pregnant, pulled her daughter away from Freeman, who hit the woman during the struggle, deputies said. Investigators said Freeman approached a man whose backside she struck with a stick before saying, "We don’t know you around here." "She told his 5-year-old son, 'It will be all right. He's not your dad,' grabbed him by the arm and started to walk away," Gant said. "The father intervened, got his son back and took him back to his truck, where Freeman tried to force her way in through a passenger window." Deputies said Freeman turned to another woman and said, "I'll just take your kid, then." The woman took her child into their vehicle and locked the doors, investigators said. "Once in custody, she mumbled and made unintelligible statements to a deputy, who noticed she appeared to be under the influence of some unknown substance," Gant said. Freeman was booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail on two counts of attempted kidnapping and one count each of aggravated battery on a pregnant victim, burglary of a conveyance and battery. She is being held without bail.
Tech Support Pits From: Britta Re: More on Soft focus for picture Dear Webby Did somebody rudely interrupt you as you were explaining how to make a sharp spot in a soft focus picture? What is the next step? Britta Dear Britta If somebody did, I would never tell on her '-) Select the relevant part with the lassoo or any selecting tool, Th0en the next step is to play and experiment. Do you want the irrelevant parts of that machine, or whatever you are describing, to be shaded, as if only the relevant part was in the sun ? Then reduce brightness. Do you want a light mist over the irrelevant parts? Then increase brightness and reduce contrast. Just play and experiment until yuo have the results that you want. Then stick with that setting. Have FUN DearWebby
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A lady lost her handbag at the mall. found it and returned it to her. Looking in her purse, she said, "Hmm, that's funny. When I lost my bag, there was a $20 bill in it. Now there are twenty $1 bills." replied, "That IS funny. The last time I found a lady's purse, she didn't have any change for a reward."
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A voice on the bank loudspeaker announced: "We will be testing the speaker system to make sure it will work pro- perly in case of emergency." My confidence in this safety precaution faded when the voice added: "If you are unable to hear this announcement, please contact the main office." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Loading a Moving Truck If you rent a moving truck, these tips may be helpful to consider as you load it. Make sure to stack breakable items towards the top and put the items that you want to get to first in the truck last. Load items as tightly as possible to prevent boxes from shifting while driving. If you have any large furniture or appliances that may have a tendency to tip or slide when driving up or a down a hill, make sure to tie them to the wall. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Inside the deserted mansions of an American heiress.
___________________________________________________ >Thanks to Sarah for this one: (She's not worried that her mother will read his submission. She's not on the net, because she is afraid she might miss a call from her) Phone rings. JEWISH MOTHER picks up the phone and answers) Jewish Mother Hello? Daughter Hi Mom. Can I leave the kids with you tonight? Jewish Mother You're going out? Daughter Yes. Jewish Mother With whom? Daughter With a friend. Jewish Mother I don't know why you left your husband. He is such a good man. Daughter I didn't leave him. He left me! Jewish Mother You let him leave you, and now you go out with anybodies and nobodies. Daughter I do not go out with anybody. Can I bring over the kids? Jewish Mother I never left you to go out with anybody except your father. Daughter There are lots of things that you did and I don't. Jewish Mother What are you hinting at? Daughter Nothing. I just want to know if I can bring the kids over tonight. Jewish Mother You're going to stay the night with him? What will your husband say if he finds out? Daughter My EX husband. I don't think he would be bothered. From the day he left me, he probably never slept alone! Jewish Mother So you're going to sleep over at this loser's place? Daughter He's not a loser. Jewish Mother A man who goes out with a divorced woman with children is a loser and a parasite. Daughter I don't want to argue. Should I bring over the kids or not? Jewish Mother Poor children with such a mother. Daughter Such a what? Jewish Mother With no stability. No wonder your husband left you. Daughter ENOUGH !!! Jewish Mother Don't scream at me. You probably scream at this loser too! Daughter Now you're worried about the loser? Jewish Mother Ah, so you see he's a loser. I spotted him immediately. Daughter Goodbye, mother. Jewish Mother Wait! Don't hang up! When are you bringing them over? Daughter I'm not bringing them over! I'm not going out! Jewish Mother If you never go out, how do you expect to meet anyone? ___________________________________________________
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A man went to the doctor complaining of insomnia. The doctor gave him a thorough examination, found absolutely nothing physically wrong with him, and then told him, "Listen, if you ever expect to cure your insomnia, you just have to stop taking your troubles to bed with you." "I know," said the man, "but I can't. She will divorce me if I don't. ____________________________________________________

Today, July 4 in
1776 The amended Declaration of Independence, prepared by Thomas
Jefferson, was approved and signed by John Hancock, the President
of the Continental Congress in America. 

1802 The U.S. Military Academy officially opened at West Point, NY.

1803 The Louisiana Purchase was announced in newspapers. The
property was purchased, by the U.S. from France, was for $15
million (or 3 cents an acre). The "Corps of Discovery," led by
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, began the exploration of the
territory on May 14, 1804. 

1817 Construction began on the Erie Canal, to connect Lake Erie and
the Hudson River. 

1845 American writer Henry David Thoreau began his two-year
experiment in simple living at Walden Pond, near Concord, MA. 

1848 In Washington, DC, the cornerstone for the Washington Monument
was laid. 

1863 The Confederate town of Vicksburg, MS, surrendered to General
Ulysses S. Grant. 

1884 Bullfighting was introduced in the U.S. in Dodge City, KS. 

1886 The first rodeo in America was held at Prescott, AZ. 

1892 The first double-decked street car service was inaugurated in
San Diego, CA. 

1894 After seizing power, Judge Stanford B. Dole declared Hawaii a
republic. 

1901 William H. Taft became the American governor of the
Philippines. 

1910 Race riots broke out all over the United States after African-
American Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight
boxing match. 

1934 Boxer Joe Louis won his first professional fight. 

1934 At Mount Rushmore, George Washington's face was dedicated. 

1946 The Philippines achieved full independence for the first time
in over four hundred years. 

1955 The first king cobra snakes born in captivity in the U.S.
hatched at the Bronx Zoo in New York City. 

1957 The U.S. Postal Service issued the 4¢ Flag stamp. 

1959 The 49-star U.S. flag became official. 

1960 The 50-star U.S. flag made its debut in Philadelphia, PA. 

1966 U.S. President Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act,
which went into effect the following year. 

1976 The U.S. celebrated its Bicentennial. 

1982 The Soviets performed a nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhl
Semipalitinsk. 

1987 Klaus Barbie, the former Gestapo chief known as the "Butcher
of Lyon," was convicted by a French court of crimes against
humanity and sentenced to life in prison. 

1997 The Mars Pathfinder, an unmanned spacecraft, landed on Mars. A
rover named Sojourner was deployed to gather data about the
surface
of the planet. 

1997 Ferry service between Manhattan and Staten Island was made
free of charge. Previously, the charge had ranged from 5 cents to
50 cents. 

2004 In New York, the cornerstone of the Freedom Tower (One World
Trade Center) was laid on the former World Trade Center site. 

2005 NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft took pictures as a space probe
smashed into the Tempel 1 comet. The mission was aimed at learning
more about comets that formed from the leftover buidling blocks of
the solar system. The Deep Impact mission launched on January 12,
2005. 

2009 North Korea launched seven ballistic missiles into waters off
its east coast that defied U.N. resolutions. 

2009 The Statue of Liberty's crown reopened to visitors. It had
been closed to the public since 2001. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Tuesday,  July 3

The people in the US, who are still loyal subjects to the
Imperial British measurement system, and have not yet
gotten permission from the Queen to upgrade to metric,
will have to wait another day for their Independence
day. 

So it's my day to razz you about your quaint
BTU (British Thermal Unit), Fahrenheit, Feet, Cubits, 
Yards, Furlongs, heaped and struck bushels, and all the
neat stuff we read about in the old fairy tales and history
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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman sentenced for hiding 
handcuff key in chicken sandwich
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1939 Chic Young’s comic strip character, "Blondie" was first heard
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Tech Support Pits From Susan RE: Auto responders Dear Webby Hi there, your daily letter is not only funny but invariably useful tech-wise! As always, many thanks (and a question, of course)! Is there an auto-responder software that you recommend? I only want it for the two months this summer when we will be out of the country and away from e-mail (yay). Thanks, Susan Dear Susan Autoresponders are a nuisance and will get you blocked. Since your friends seem to be more or less literate, send them an email telling them that you will be off-line till fall. Send the email to yourself, and put the entire address book into the BCC. Half of them will forget in two minutes and mail you anyway, but will rememeber when there is no speedy reply. Have FUN DearWebby
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Out canvassing for a charity, my friend Irene and I knocked at a door. It was opened by a huge bear of a man, who was wearing a large black bra, over his shirt. Irene, being a devout Catholic, crossed herself, backed up ready to make a fast retreat. I asked politely for a donation, trying to keep my eyes from wandering to his protruding undergarment. He grinned evilly at me, "Wanna feel em?" Horrified, I turned to leave, when one side of his bra came alive with motion. Irene was now crossing herself with a flurry, muttering, "Jaysus, Mary and Murphy." She was begging the saints to protect her, when a tiny tail flipped out of his bra. "Oh my sweet Lord," she squealed, "He's got rats in his boobs," bolted for the car, offering up 'Hail Mary's.' as she tore off the porch. An old lady came out of the house, glared at the man, who just grinned back. He put his hands up to cradle both cups, which were now writhing with movement. She turned to me asking, "Did he ask you to play with them?" "Yes", I gulped. "Well," she said, patting my hand, " He's not too bright, but it's not what you think." She ordered him to pull his bra out so I could peek inside. Hesitantly I watched, while he pulled the garment down. When I got a good look I burst out laughing. Tiny muzzles with whiskers, long sinuous bodies, small heads with bright beady eyes, stared back at me. "Their mama died," he explained, " This bra is the perfect place to keep them warm." Both cups were filled to the brim with tiny baby ferrets.
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Ed was in trouble. He forgot his wedding anniversary. His wife was really angry. She told him "Tomorrow morning, I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 250 in less then 6 seconds AND IT BETTER BE THERE!" The next morning Ed got up early and left for work. When his wife woke up she looked out the window and sure enough there was a gift-wrapped box in the middle of the driveway. Confused, the wife put on her robe and ran out to the driveway, brought the box back in the house. She opened it and found a brand new heavy duty bathroom scale. Ed has been missing since Friday. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Birdbath Use two large stackable plastic bowls. Nail one of them onto a fence post, and set the other one into it. That way it will be held securely in any wind, but is easy to remove for cleaning or filling. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Daguerreotypes of anonymous African Americans.
___________________________________________________ The stockbroker's secretary answered his phone one morning. "I'm sorry," she said, "Mr. Bradford's on another line." "This is Mr. Ingram's office," the caller said. "We'd like to know if he's bullish or bearish right now." "He's talking to his wife," the secretary replied. "Right now I'd say he's sheepish." ___________________________________________________
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A newspaper reporter for the Los Angeles Times had received instructions from his senior editor to get photographs of a brush fire in the foothills of northern California. The instructions included hurrying to the Santa Monica Airport to board a small plane, taking some photos of the fire, and hurrying back by noon with the story. The reporter dressed quickly, rushed to the airport, saw the small plane waiting on the runway, drove his car to the end of the runway, parked, and climbed on board. Off they flew into the clear blue skies. At about 5,000 feet, the reporter took out his camera and said to the man flying the plane, "Bank right and I'll take some pictures of this fire." Then he heard the most frightening questions of his life, "Bank right? How do I do that? You ARE the instructor, aren't you?" ____________________________________________________

Today, July 3 in
1608 The city of Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain. 

1844 Ambassador Caleb Cushing successfully negotiated a commercial
treaty with China that opened five Chinese ports to U.S. merchants
and protected the rights of American citizens in China. 

1863 The U.S. Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, PA, ended after three
days. It was a major victory for the North as Confederate troops
retreated. 

1871 The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced
the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma." 

1878 John Wise flew the first dirigible in Lancaster, PA. 

1898 During the Spanish American War, a fleet of Spanish ships in
Cuba's Santiago Harbor attempted to run a blockade of U.S. naval
forces. Nearly all of the Spanish ships were destroyed in the
battle that followed. 

1903 The first cable across the Pacific Ocean was spliced between
Honolulu, Midway, Guam and Manila. 

1930 The U.S. Congress created the U.S. Veterans Administration. 

1937 Del Mar race track opened in Del Mar, CA. 

1939 Chic Young’s comic strip character, "Blondie" was first heard
on CBS radio. 

1940 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted on NBC radio. 

1944 The U.S. First Army opened a general offensive to break out of
the hedgerow area of Normandy, France. 

1944 During World War II, Soviet forces recaptured Minsk. 

1945 U.S. troops landed at Balikpapan and take Sepinggan airfield
on Borneo in the Pacific. 

1945 The first civilian passenger car built since February 1942 was
driven off the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company plant in
Detroit, MI. Production had been diverted due to World War II. 

1950 U.S. carrier-based planes attacked airfields in the Pyongyang-
Chinnampo area of North Korea in the first air-strike of the Korean
War. 

1954 Food rationing ended in Great Britain almost nine years after
the end of World War II. 

1974 The Threshold Test Ban Treaty was signed, prohibiting
underground nuclear weapons tests with yields greater than 150
kilotons. 

1981 The Associated Press ran its first story about two rare
illnesses afflicting homosexual men. One of the diseases was later
named AIDS. 

1986 U.S. President Reagan presided over a ceremony in New York
Harbor that saw the relighting of the renovated Statue of Liberty. 

1986 Mikhail Baryshnikov became a U.S. citizen at Ellis Island, New
York Harbor. 

1991 U.S. President George H.W. Bush formally inaugurated the Mount
Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Monday,  July 2

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Blue Martini employees call police after 
Rolex robber returns to business
Bonehead
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Today, July 2 in
1982 Larry Walters ("Lawnchair Larry") took flight in his homeade
airship that consisted of a lawnchair with 45 helium-filled weather
balloons attached to it. He stayed in flight for about an hour. 
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_____________________________________________________ These were actual hospital patient reports...enjoy! 1. The patient refused autopsy. 2. The patient has no previous history of suicides. 3. Patient has left white blood cells at another hospital. 4. She has no rigors or shaking chills, but her husband states she was very hot in bed last night. 5. Patient has chest pain if she lies on her left side for over a year. 6. On the second day the knee was better, and on the third day it disappeared. 7. The patient is tearful and crying constantly. She also appears to be depressed. 8. The patient has been depressed since she began seeing me in 1993. 9. Discharge status: Alive but without permission. 10. Healthy appearing decrepit 69-year old male, mentally alert but forgetful. 11. Patient had waffles for breakfast and anorexia for lunch. 12. She is numb from her toes down. 13. While in ER, she was examined, x-rated and sent home. 14. The skin was moist and dry. 15. Occasional, constant infrequent headaches. 16. Patient was alert and unresponsive. 17. Rectal examination revealed a normal size thyroid. 18. She stated that she had been constipated for most of her life, until she got a divorce. 19. I saw your patient today, who is still under our car for physical therapy. 20. Both breasts are equal and reactive to light and accommodation. 21. Examination of genitalia reveals that he is circus sized. 22. The lab test indicated abnormal lover function. 23. Skin: somewhat pale but present. 24. The pelvic exam will be done later on the floor. 25. Patient has two teenage children, but no other abnormalities. ___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Kira White, 23, Miami, Florida Blue Martini employees call police after Rolex robber returns to business A 23-year-old woman was arrested early Friday, nearly two weeks after she stole $65,000 in jewelry from a man she met at the Blue Martini bar at The Shops at Mary Brickell Village, authorities said. According to an arrest report, the victim, Israel Sosa, met Kira White while standing near the VIP section of the bar around 1 a.m. June 16. Police said they interviewed several employees, one of whom said they served White and the victim several bottles. The employee noticed White would not drink from the glasses and would just push the glass aside, the arrest report stated. Police said White and Sosa left the bar as it was closing and the victim told White he was going to his hotel and that he would pay a driver to take her back home. But White told him she wanted to hang out for a little longer, so she accompanied Sosa back to his hotel, authorities said. Surveillance video from the hotel shows Sosa walking into an elevator with the woman. Sosa, who is from New Jersey, told Local 10 News reporter Nicole Perez via Facetime that he didn't realize White, whose name he thought was Meghan, had already stolen his gold chain. Police said the two had another drink in the hotel room and Sosa left his drink unattended as he used the restroom. Sosa told authorities he woke up several hours later and discovered that White had left, taking with her his $30,000 Cuban-link gold chain and his $30,000 Rolex watch, which had a $5,000 medallion on it. The victim said she also took $5,000 in $100 bills that were inside his wallet. "I ran downstairs and told the front desk at the hotel," Sosa said. "They were, like, dumbfounded, and I was like, 'We need to call the police. This lady just took my belongings.'" Surveillance video from the hotel shows a woman, believed to be White, coming out of the elevator alone and rummaging through what appears to be a bag before she pulls out a towel. Sosa told Local 10 News that he had left his diamond Rolex on top of a towel inside his hotel room. "She gave me another drink. The last thing I recall, she said, 'I'm going to use the restroom.' And then I walked up- there was a watch I had- my diamond watch on top of a towel. And when I jumped up around 7:30, I realized the towel was gone with the watch," Sosa said. A Blue Martini employee told Local 10 News that a member of the nightclub's security team spotted White walking on the street below the business early Friday and notified authorities. White was arrested on a grand theft charge.
Tech Support Pits From: Richard Re: Computer for Europe Dear Webby I have to go to Europe for six month. Can my computer be adapted to work over there, or would it be better to buy one there? I also have an Iomega remote hard drive. Does that one work there? Thanks Richard Dear Richard Yes, they all work just fine in Europe. Take along the power bar that you use now, but cut the plug off. When you get there, go to the nearest hardware store or supermarket and buy a regular plug. Each country there has a different plug, and some countries have different ones in different regions. All that talk about a united and standardized Europe is just BS. The only thing they all have in common is a dislike for Americans, and usually also a fair bit of envy. Get their local plug and attach it to the power bar cord. Computers and Laptop chargers are all rated 100-250 Volt. So, don't worry about the voltage. The Iomega remote hard drive doesn't care what voltage you power it with. It adapts automatically for anything between 100 and 240. The newer remote hard drives are powered by their USB connection and don't even have a separate power supply. You COULD get an adapter for the area that you go to, but they cost 8 - 10 times more than an ordinary power plug, plus shipping. If you are concerned about the remote hard drive causing problems at airport security, you can just get a few 64 GB camera chips and put your important files onto those. They are considerably lighter when carrying your carry-on through a few miles of hard airport corridors. Have FUN DearWebby
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From a passenger ship, everyone can see a bearded man on a small island, shouting and desperately waving his hands. "Who is it?" a passenger asks the captain. "I've no idea. Every year when we pass, he goes nuts."
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When her late husband's will was read, a widow learned he had left the bulk of his fortune to another woman. Enraged, she rushed to change the inscription on her spouse's tombstone. "Sorry, lady," said the stonecutter. "I inscribed 'Rest in Peace' on your orders. I can't change it now." "Very well," she said grimly. "Just add, `Until We Meet Again.' " ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Buy a Programmable Thermostat A programmable thermostat can save you 10% annually on your heating and cooling costs. They are easy to install and can be purchased at any hardware or home improvement store for about $30 to $50. That way you aren't heating or cooling the house when no one is home. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
This guy combines animals in Photoshop and now I don’t know what’s real.
___________________________________________________ In Bill Gates' book (Business @ The Speed of Thought), he lays out 11 rules that students do not learn in high school or college. He argues that our feel good, politically correct teachings have created a generation of kids with no concept of reality who are set up for failure in the real world. RULE 1 - Life is not fair; get used to it. RULE 2 - The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. RULE 3 - You will NOT make 40 thousand dollars a year right out of high school. You won't be a vice president with a car phone, until you earn both. RULE 4 - If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure. RULE 5 - Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping; they called it opportunity. RULE 6 - If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about your mistakes, learn from them. RULE 7 - Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you are. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parents' generation, try "delousing" the closet in your own room. RULE 8 - Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not. In some schools they have abolished failing grades; they'll give you as many times as you want to get the right answer. This doesn't bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life. RULE 9 - Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself. Do that on your own time. RULE 10 - Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs. RULE 11 - Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one. ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Sandie for this story: A husband and wife are on the 9th green when suddenly she collapses from a heart attack! 'Help me dear,' she groans to her husband. The husband dials 911 on his cell phone, talks for a few minutes, picks up his putter, and lines up his putt. His wife raises her head off the green and stares at him. 'I'm dying over here and you're putting?' 'Don't worry dear', says the husband calmly. 'they found a doctor on the second hole and he's coming to help you'. 'Well how long will it take for him to get here', she asks feebly?! 'No time at all', says her husband, practicing his putting stroke. Everybody's already agreed to let him play through'! ____________________________________________________

Today, July 2 in
1298 An army under Albert of Austria defeated and killed Adolf of
Nassua near Worms, Germany. 

1625 The Spanish army took Breda, Spain, after nearly a year of
siege. 

1644 Lord Cromwell crushed the Royalists at the Battle of Marston
Moor near York, England. 

1747 Marshall Saxe led the French forces to victory over an Anglo-
Dutch force under the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Lauffeld.


1776 Richard Henry Lee’s resolution that the American colonies
"are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States" was
adopted by the Continental Congress. 

1850 Prussia agreed to pull out of Schlewig and Holstein, Germany. 

1850 Benjamin Lane patented a gas mask with a breathing apparatus.
(Patent US7476 A) 

1857 New York City’s first elevated railroad officially opened for
business. 

1858 Czar Alexander II freed the serfs working on imperial lands. 

1881 Charles J. Guiteau fatally wounded U.S. President James A.
Garfield in Washington, DC. 

1890 The U.S. Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act. 

1926 The U.S. Congress established the Army Air Corps. 

1937 American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart disappeared in the
Central Pacific during an attempt to fly around the world at the
equator. 

1939 At Mount Rushmore, Theodore Roosevelt's face was dedicated. 

1944 American bombers, as part of Operation Gardening, dropped land
mines, leaflets and bombs on German-occupied Budapest. 

1947 An object crashed near Roswell, NM. The U.S. Army Air Force
insisted it was a weather balloon, but eyewitness accounts led to
speculation that it might have been an alien spacecraft. 

1962 Wal-Mart Discount City opened in Rogers, Arkansas. It was the
first Walmart store. 

1964 U.S. President Johnson signed the "Civil Rights Act of 1964"
into law. The act made it illegal in the U.S. to discriminate
against others because of their race. 

1967 The U.S. Marine Corps launched Operation Buffalo in response
to the North Vietnamese Army's efforts to seize the Marine base at
Con Thien. 

1976 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the death penalty was not
inherently cruel or unusual. 

1976 North Vietnam and South Vietnam were reunited. 

1980 U.S. President Jimmy Carter reinstated draft registration for
males 18 years of age. 

1981 Soyuz T-6 returned to Earth. 

1982 Larry Walters ("Lawnchair Larry") took flight in his homeade
airship that consisted of a lawnchair with 45 helium-filled weather
balloons attached to it. He stayed in flight for about an hour. 

1985 General Motors announced that it was installing electronic
road maps as an option in some of its higher-priced cars. 

1995 "Forbes" magazine reported that Microsoft's chairman, Bill
Gates, was worth $12.9 billion, making him the world's richest man.


1998 Cable News Network (CNN) retracted a story that alleged that
U.S. commandos had used nerve gas to kill American defectors during
the Vietnam War. 

2000 In Mexico, Vicente Fox Quesada of the National Action Party
(PAN) defeated Francisco Labastida Ochoa of the Institutional
Revolutionary Party (PRI) in the presidential election. The PRI had
controlled the presidency in Mexico since the party was founded in
1929. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Sunday,  July 1
Happy Canada Day!


Because Hagar and his crew settled in Newfoundland 300 years
before Columbus, Canada Day is 3 days before the American July 4
holiday. 

The name Canada dates to Jacques Cartier's second voyage (1535-
1536), when he transcribed the Huron-Iroquoian word, Kanata,
meaning  settlement.  By the mid-1500s, Canada was already
appearing on European maps of North America as the area north of
the St. Lawrence River.

Just like on July 4, huge quantities of beer get consumed.
Here is the site of Molson Canadian

Have FUN!
Dearwebby


Todays Bonehead Award:
Britain's most prolific criminal, 62, 
back behind bars for his 668th offence
Bonehead
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Today, July 1 in
1991 The Warsaw Pact dissolved. 
More of today in history at HIstory
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_____________________________________________________ A nun is sitting with her Mother Superior chatting. "I used some horrible language this week and feel absolutely terrible about it." "When did you use this awful language?" asks the elder. "Well, I was golfing and hit an incredible drive that looked like it was going to go over 280 yards, but it struck a phone line that is hanging over the fairway and fell straight down to the ground after going only about 100 yards." "Is that when you swore?" "No, Mother," says the nun. "After that, a squirrel ran out of the bushes and grabbed my ball in its mouth and began to run away." "Is that when you swore?" asks the Mother Superior again. "Well, no." says the nun. "You see, as the squirrel was running, an eagle came down out of the sky, grabbed the squirrel in his talons and began to fly away!" "Is THAT when you swore?" asks the amazed elder nun. "No, not yet. As the eagle carried the squirrel away in its claws, it flew near the green and the squirrel dropped my ball." "Did you swear THEN?" asked Mother Superior, becoming impatient. "No, because the ball fell on a big rock, bounced over the sand trap, rolled onto the green, and stopped about six inches from the hole." The two nuns were silent for a moment. Then Mother Superior sighed and said, "You missed the @#$%^& putt, didn't you?" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Michael Schletter, 35, Duval County, Florida Britain's most prolific criminal, 62, back behind bars for his 668th offence Patrick Ryan, 62, Accrington, Lancashire, England Patrick Ryan, 62, has run up a staggering 469 convictions for a total of 668 offences, costing UK taxpayers a staggering £3 million to take to court. His criminal record runs to 100 pages and is so long a police force once put a note on it warning workers not to print it out as it would waste too much paper. This week at Preston Crown Court a probation officer referred to Ryan's 'sheer number' of convictions and admitted he had 'never seen a record like it'. Judge Andrew Jefferies QC jailed him for 18 months after hearing how he exposed himself to a bus-load of appalled passengers, groped one and urinated. The judge told him: 'You're 62 and you expose yourself and urinate on a bus.. 'You're drunk and stumbling and grope a woman. No one should have to be groped by a drunk man. 'You then go on another bus and because of the effect of the drink, you urinate again. 'Set against that record, I have no hesitation in sentencing you to 18 months in prison. 'You will serve half of that sentence and will be released on licence and supervision after that. 'During the period of licence and supervision, this would be be a good time to look at your mental health and drinking problem.'
Tech Support Pits From: Stormy Re: Computer recommendation Dear Webby I'm giving my Toshiba lap top to my son. What would 'you' recommend for someone who loves to download everything, save up "stuff' and writes? Any help here would be appreciated! The computer store here says they can build one for me, keeping in mind what I want it for. They start at about $1,1000. I am on a diet concerning income, so have to be really sure of what I buy. Thanks, have a super day, stormy Dear Stormy I have heard about the computer stores in your town. Forget them. Go to the next big town, that has a Staples, or shop online. You don't need a high performance machine for bragging on the school bus. The cheapest laptop will be overkill. Staples sometimes have dusty big screen laptops really cheap. I got an Acer Aspire with a 17" screen there for around $300 about 7 years ago, because all the Yuppies want small ones to take into Starbucks, and the huge 17" laptop just gathered dust. It has been my work machine ever since. Don't worry about the disk size. IF and when you run out of space, you can get a USB connected external 2 TeraByte drive, that will become an heirloom. You will never fill that. Have FUN DearWebby
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A chief and an admiral were sitting in the barber shop. They were both just getting finished with their shaves--the barbers were reaching for some aftershave to slap on their faces. The admiral shouted, "Hey, don't put that stuff on me! My wife will think I've been in a whorehouse!" The chief turned to his barber and said, "Go ahead and put it on. My wife doesn't know what the inside of a whorehouse smells like."
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Kentucky An excerpt from brilliant Kentucky state legislation. "No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she be escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club." The following important amendment however is to be considered here: "The provisions of this statute shall not apply to females weighing less than 90 pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds, nor shall it apply to male horses." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Keeping Animals Out of Trash A bungie cord securing the lid should prevent trash from spilling out if an animal tips it over. As a deterrent, fill a spray bottle with ammonia and spray the outside of the can every few days. This will keep animals away. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ What women say and what they mean: FINE: This is the word we use at the end of any argument that we feel we are right about but need to shut you up. NEVER use fine to describe how a woman looks. This will cause you to have one of those arguments. FIVE MINUTES: This is a half an hour. It is equivalent to the five minutes that your football game is going to last before you take out the trash, so I feel that it's an even trade. NOTHING: This means something and you should be on your toes. "Nothing" is usually used to describe the feeling a woman has of wanting to turn you inside out, upside down, and backwards. "Nothing" usually signifies an argument that will last "Five Minutes" and end with the word "Fine." GO AHEAD (with raised eyebrows): This is a dare. One that will result in a woman getting upset over "Nothing" and will end with the word "Fine." GO AHEAD (with normal eyebrows): This means "I give up" or "do what you want because I don't care." You will get a raise! d eyebrow "Go Ahead" in just a few minutes, followed by "Nothing" and "Fine" and she will talk to you in about "Five Minutes" when she cools off. LOUD SIGH: This is not actually a word, but is still often a verbal statement very misunderstood by men. A "Loud Sigh" means she thinks you are an idiot at that moment and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you over "Nothing." SOFT SIGH: Again, not a word, but a verbal statement. "Soft Sighs" are one of the few things that some men actually understand. She is content. Your best bet is to not move or breathe and she will stay content. THAT'S OKAY: This is one of the most dangerous statements a woman can say to a man. "That's Okay" means that she wants to think long and hard before paying you retributions for whatever it is that you have done. "That's Okay" is often used with the word "Fine" and used in conjunction with a raised eyebrow "Go Ahead." At some point in the near future when she has plotted and planned, you are going to be in some mighty big trouble. PLEASE DO: This is not a statement, it is an offer. A woman is giving you the chance to come up with whatever excuse or reason you have for doing whatever it is that you have done. You have a fair chance to tell the truth, ! so be careful and you shouldn't get a "That's Okay." THANKS: A woman is thanking you. Do not faint; just say you're welcome. THANKS A LOT: This is much different from "THANKS." A woman will say, "Thanks A Lot" when she is really ticked off at you. It signifies that you have hurt her in some callous way, and will be followed by the "Loud Sigh." Be care not to ask what is wrong after the "Loud Sigh," as she will only tell you "Oh Nothing." ___________________________________________________
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My boss wanted a "Clean Desk" policy, so he sent a memo saying that any paperwork left on desks would be removed at night and we would have to fill out a form to get it back. So we left all our trash paper on our desks every night. In a week, the boss had an office full of trash, nobody filled out a retrieval form, and we never heard about the policy again. ____________________________________________________

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0096 Vespasian, a Roman Army leader, was hailed as a Roman Emperor
by the Egyptian legions. 

1543 England and Scotland signed the peace of Greenwich. 

1596 An English fleet under the Earl of Essex, Lord Howard of
Effingham and Francis Vere captured and sacked Cadiz, Spain. 

1690 The French defeated the forces of the Grand Alliance at
Fleurus in the Netherlands. 

1798 Napoleon Bonaparte took Alexandria, Egypt. 

1845 Uniform postal rates went into effect throughout the United
States. The Act of Congress was passed on March 3, 1845. 

1847 In New York City, the U.S. Post Office issued its first
adhesive stamps. The two stamps available were a 5-cent Benjamin
Franklin and a 10-cent George Washington. 

1862 The U.S. Congress established the Bureau of Internal Revenue. 

1863 During the U.S. Civil War, the first day's fighting at
Gettysburg began. 

1867 Canada became an independent dominion. 

1874 The Philadelphia Zoological Society zoo opened as the first
zoo in the United States. 

1876 Montenegro declared war on the Turks. 

1893 The first bicycle race track in America to be made out of wood
was opened in San Francisco, CA. 

1898 During the Spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt and his
"Rough Riders" waged a victorious assault on San Juan Hill in Cuba.


1905 The USDA Forest Service was created within the Department of
Agriculture. The agency was given the mission to sustain healthy,
diverse, and productive forests and grasslands for present and
future generations. 

1909 Thomas Edison began commercially manufacturing his new "A"
type alkaline storage batteries. 

1916 The massive Allied offensive known as the Battle of the Somme
began in France. The battle was the first to use tanks. 

1940 In Washington, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was opened to
traffic. The bridge collapsed during a wind storm on November 7,
1940. 

1941 Bulova Watch Company sponsored the first TV commercial in New
York City, NY. 

1942 German troops captured Sevestpol, Crimea, in the Soviet Union.


1943 The U.S. Government began automatically withholding federal
income tax from paychecks. 

1945 New York established the New York State Commission Against
Discrimination to prevent discrimination in employment because of
race, creed or natural origin. It was the first such agency in the
U.S. 

1946 U.S. President Harry Truman signed Public Law 476 that
incorporated the Civil Air Patrol as a benevolent, nonprofit
organization. The Civil Air Patrol was created on December 1, 1941.


1946 The U.S. exploded a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll
in the Pacific Ocean. 

1948 The price of a subway ride in New York City was increased from
5 cents to 10. 

1950 American ground troops arrived in South Korea to stem the tide
of the advancing North Korean army. 

1960 Somalia gained its independence from Britain through the
unification of Somaliland with Italian Somalia. 

1961 British troops landed in Kuwait to aid against Iraqi threats. 

1961 The first community air-raid shelter was built. The shelter in
Boise, ID had a capacity of 1,000 people and family memberships
sold for $100. 

1963 The U.S. postmaster introduced the five-digit ZIP (Zoning
Improvement Plan) code. 

1966 The Medicare federal insurance program went into effect. 

1968 The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty was signed by 60
countries. It limited the spreading of nuclear material for
military purposes. On May 11, 1995, the treaty was extended
indefinitely. 

1969 Britain's Prince Charles was invested as the Prince of Wales. 

1974 Isavel Peron became the president of Argentina upon the death
of her husband, Juan. 

1979 Sony introduced the Walkman. 

1981 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that candidates for federal
office had an "affirmative right" to go on national television. 

1987 John Kevin Hill, at age 11, became the youngest to fly across
the U.S. when he landed at National Airport in Washington, DC. 

1989 The Montreal Protocol, an international treaty, went into
effect. It limited the production of ozone-destroying chemicals. 

1991 The Warsaw Pact dissolved. 

1994 Yasser Arafat of the Palestinian Liberation Organization
visited the Gaza Strip. 

1997 The sovereignty over Hong Kong was transferred from Great
Britain to China. Britain had controlled Hong Kong as a colony for
156 years. 

1999 The U.S. Justice Department released new regulations that
granted the attorney general sole power to appoint and oversee
special counsels. The 1978 independent-counsel statute expired on
June 30. 

2003 In Hong Kong, thousands of protesters marched to show their
opposition to anti-subversion legislation. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida Dean arrested for exposing pecker, 
DUI, resisting arrest
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Today, June 30 in
1953 The first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly line 
in Flint, MI. It sold for $3,250. 
More of today in history at HIstory
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______________________________________________________ All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. --- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ On a street, where the speed is limited to 30 mph the police stop a driver. "Not only have you been driving too fast, you've been passing cars where it is not allowed. Your lights don't work, your tires all completely worn out. This is surely going to cost you a lot. What's your name?" "Schtrathewisizeski Vocgefastilongchinic." "Well, I'll let you go this time but don't do it again." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Nonaco Grand Prix 1962 Street race, with traffic _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ While standing in line at airport security this morning, the ahead of me poked her index finger at an article in the newspaper she was reading and made a rather unflattering comment about the author. I read: "12 ideas to help you keep that resolution to lose weight." After a couple of paragraphs, the article lists things to do. The second of these hints reads: "When cooking yourself, substitute lower-fat ingredients whenever possible...." "HUH?" she then asked, "Am I supposed to hunt down and cook low-fat jogger instead of myself?" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Michael Schletter, 35, Duval County, Florida Florida Dean arrested for exposing pecker, DUI, resisting arrest A local man who works with children was arrested for a DUI and resisting arrest- after a Nassau County deputy found him with his genitals exposed. It happened in Yulee at The Reserve at Amelia apartment complex. Duval County Public Schools employee Michael Schletter was arrested for DUI, exposing sex organs and resisting arrest. Duval County Public Schools employee Michael Schletter was arrested for DUI, exposing sex organs and resisting arrest. a Nassau County Sheriff’s Office incident report that states that earlier this month, Schletter was found passed out in a car that was parked across multiple parking spaces and, when he got out of the car, he “smelled highly of an alcoholic beverage.” When he was found, the report states, the car’s motor was running and the headlights were on. The report also states that Schletter’s genitals were out and he was asked several times to cover himself, but refused. He was then arrested after failing to directly answer questions and follow commands.
Tech Support Pits From: Yolanda Re: Screen Saver is full screen Dear Webby Good morning. I hope and pray you and yours are doing well?! I messed up, I read this mornings email from you regarding screensavers...ughhhh, should have come with warning Don't try this at home...lol I did as you had suggested to your reader and now my screen saver is full screen and I can't get it to down size. I know you have the answer and will you be so kind to share with me...and possibly other readers who have the same issue. Thank you for your time and help in regards to my mess up. Have a Blessed day!! Smiles, Yolanda Dear Yolanda You did not mess up. Screen Savers are always full screen. They are supposed to save and protect the entire screen. In the old days, when we had green monitors, if they were left running overnight, every night, with the word processor menu up, it burned in. To prevent that, screen savers were invented in the 80's. With today's monitors, that is not a problem. Today the screen savers are mostly just to hide the games you are playing or confidential client data while you run for coffee or a nap. However, they are still full screen, and no command exists to make them protect less than the entire screen. As soon as you touch the mouse or hit a key on the keyboard, it goes away and patiently waits for the next time it is needed. Have FUN DearWebby
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A young man hired by a supermarket reported for his first day of work. The manager greeted him with a warm handshake and a smile, gave him a broom and said, "Your first job will be to sweep the entire store." "But I'm a college graduate," the young man replied indignantly. "Oh, I'm sorry. I didn't know that," said the manager. "Here, give me the broom - Let me show you how."
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Repeat by request: Hillbilly Medical Terms... Benign: What you be after you be eight. Bacteria: Door to the cafeteria. Barium: What doctors do when patients die. Cesarean Section: A neighborhood in Rome. Catscan: Searching for Kitty. Cauterize: Made eye contact with her. Colic: A sheep dog. Coma: A punctuation mark. D&C: Where Washington is. Dilate: To live long. Enema: Not a friend. Fester: Quicker than someone else. Fibula: A small lie. G.I. Series: World Series of military baseball. Hangnail: What you hang your coat on. Impotent: Distinguished, well known. Labor Pain: Getting hurt at work. Medical Staff: A Doctor's cane. Morbid: A higher offer than I bid. Nitrates: Cheaper than day rates. Node: I knew it. Outpatient: A person who has fainted. Pap Smear: A fatherhood test. Pelvis: Second cousin to Elvis. Post Operative: A letter carrier. Recovery Room: Place to do upholstery. Rectum: Damn near killed him. Secretion: Hiding something. Seizure: Roman emperor. Tablet: A small table. Terminal Illness: Getting sick at the airport. Tumor: More than one. Urine: Opposite of mine. Varicose: Near by/close by. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Stubborn Locks If you have a stubborn lock, spray it with some graphite lock spray. You can buy it at any hardware store. In a pinch, you can try using some non-stick vegetable oil on both the lock and key. You can also try dipping your key in talcum powder and inserting it in the lock. All of those items will ensure that your locksmith will charge you extra, because they are a pain in the nuisance to clean out off a lock. Actually, I got the term "pain in the nuisance" from Garry, the guy who taught me most of what I know about locksmithing and burglar alarm security. When a lock gets stubborn, it's not from lack of lubrication, but because of dirt causing friction. Adding more stuff, especially stuff that will attract and hold even more dirt, just makes the inevitable cleaning more expensive. One of the few sprays that won't make things worse is Crown Mold Release spray. It has a very thin carrier fluid that helps flushing grit out, and it covers the parts with a dry, waxy dirt repellant coating. Unless you locked yourself into the garage and need to get out, your best bet is to take the lock to a locksmith, and tell him right away, that you have restrained yourself from spraying weird stuff into the lock. Have FUN! DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Thanks to Sandie for this report: A hot red convertible with an equally hot woman driver raced by as my husband and his friend stopped to stare. "Wow," sighed Rick. "Nice." "Yeah," agreed his buddy, transfixed. "What color was the car?" I asked. They answered simultaneously, "Blonde." ___________________________________________________
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The CIA loses track of one of its operatives, and so calls in one of their top spy hunters. The CIA boss says, "All I can tell you is that his name is Murphy and that he's somewhere in Ireland. If you think you've located him, tell him the code words, 'The weather forecast calls for mist in the morning.' If it's really him, he'll answer, 'Yes, and for mist at noon as well.'" So the spy hunter goes to Ireland and stops in a bar in one of the small towns. He says to the bartender, "Maybe you can help me. I'm looking for a guy named Murphy." The bartender replies, "You're going to have to be more specific because, around here, there are lots of guys named Murphy. There's Murphy the Baker, who runs the pastry shop on the next block. There's Murphy the Banker, who's president of our local savings bank. There's Murphy the Blacksmith, who works at the stables. And, as a matter of fact, my name is Murphy, too." Hearing this, the spy hunter figures he might as well try the code words on the bartender, so he says, "The weather forecast calls for mist in the morning." The bartender replies, "Oh, you're looking for Murphy the Spy. He lives in the green house right down the street." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 30 in
1097 The Crusaders defeated the Turks at Dorylaeum. 

1841 The Erie Railroad rolled out its first passenger train. 

1859 Charles Blondin became the first person to cross Niagara Falls
on a tightrope. 

1894 Korea declared independence from China and asked for Japanese
aid. 

1908 A meteor explosion in Siberia knocked down trees in a 40-mile
radius and struck people unconscious some 40 miles away. 

1912 Belgian workers went on strike to demand universal suffrage. 

1913 Fighting broke out between Bulgaria and Greece and Serbia. It
was the beginning of the Second Balkan War. 

1915 During World War I, the Second Battle Artois ended when the
French failed to take Vimy Ridge. 

1922 Irish rebels in London assassinate Sir Henry Wilson, the
British deputy for Northern Ireland. 

1930 France pulled its troops out of Germany’s Rhineland. 

1934 Adolf Hitler purged the Nazi Party by destroying the SA and
bringing to power to the SS in the "Night of the Long Knives." 

1935 Fascists caused an uproar at the League of Nations when Haile
Selassie of Ethiopia speaks. 

1936 Margaret Mitchell’s book, "Gone with the Wind," was published.


1950 U.S. President Harry Truman ordered U.S. troops into Korea and
authorizes the draft. 

1951 On orders from Washington, General Matthew Ridgeway broadcasts
that the United Nations was willing to discuss an armistice with
North Korea. 

1953 The first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly line in
Flint, MI. It sold for $3,250. 

1955 The U.S. began funding West Germany’s rearmament with US made
jets and bombs.

1957 The American occupation headquarters in Japan was dissolved. 

1958 The U.S. Congress passed a law authorizing the admission of
Alaska as the 49th state in the Union. 

1960 The Katanga province seceded from Congo (upon Congo's
independence from Belgium). 

1964 The last of U.N. troops left Congo after a four-year effort to
bring stability to the country. 

1971 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the government could not
prevent the Washington Post or the New York Times from publishing
the Pentagon Papers. 

1971 The Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 11 returned to Earth. The three
cosmonauts were found dead inside. 

1971 The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified when
Ohio became the 38th state to approve it. The amendment lowered the
minimum voting age to 18. 

1974 Russian ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defected in Toronto,
Canada. 

1974 The July 4th scene from the Steven Spielberg movie "Jaws" was
filmed. 

1977 U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced his opposition to the B-
1 bomber. 

1985 Yul Brynner left his role as the King of Siam after 4,600
performances in "The King and I." 

1986 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states could outlaw
homosexual acts between consenting adults. 

1994 The U.S. Figure Skating Association stripped Tonya Harding of
the 1994 national championship and banned her from the organization
for life for an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan. 

1998 Officials confirmed that the remains of a Vietnam War
serviceman buried in the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National
Cemetery were identified as those of Air Force pilot Michael J.
Blassie. 

2000 U.S. President Clinton signed the E-Signature bill to give the
same legal validity to an electronic signature as a signature in
pen and ink. 

2004 The international Cassini spacecraft entered Saturn's orbit.
The craft had been on a nearly seven-year journey. 

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Ivy Leaguer, Nobel nominee with long list of 
liberal bona fides arrested for child porn 
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1946 British authorities arrested more than 2,700 Jews in Palestine
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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Lynn for this story: As the owner of a clunker, I was used to dealing with a variety of car breakdowns. One day at the supermarket, just after I had filled my trunk with groceries, I noticed a stream of fluid pouring out of the bottom of the car. I knew I had to get home before the car was once again out of action. When I arrived I asked my husband to take a look at the problem. Expecting the worst, I braced myself for his diagnosis. When he came back in, he was smiling. "It's apple juice," he said. ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Joel Davis, 22, NYC, New York Ivy Leaguer, Nobel nominee with long list of liberal bona fides arrested for child porn and activity with kids An Ivy Leaguer who ran an organization advocating for the end of sexual violence has been arrested in New York for trying to set up a sexual tryst with children as young as two. Joel Davis was charged with attempting to sexually exploit a child, enticing a child to engage in sexual activity and possessing child pornography, The Washington Post reported. What makes the case so egregious is that Davis, a 22-year-old Columbia University student, is the founding executive director of the international group Youth to End Sexual Violence, focused on child victims, the newspaper reported. He has worked alongside actress Angelina Jolie and was reportedly nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Davis is also an active Hillary Clinton supporter. An Ivy Leaguer who ran an organization advocating for the end of sexual violence has been arrested in New York for trying to set up a sexual tryst with children as young as two. Joel Davis was charged with attempting to sexually exploit a child, enticing a child to engage in sexual activity and possessing child pornography, The Washington Post reported. What makes the case so egregious is that Davis, a 22-year-old Columbia University student, is the founding executive director of the international group Youth to End Sexual Violence, focused on child victims, the newspaper reported. He has worked alongside actress Angelina Jolie and was reportedly nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Davis is also a Hillary Clinton supporter. And his liberal bona fides don’t stop there, as he served as a youth ambassador for the United Nations. More from the Washington Post: He was the founding executive director of the international organization Youth to End Sexual Violence. He served as a youth ambassador for the United Nations special representative on sexual violence in conflict. He was on the steering committee of the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict, a group of more than 5,000 human rights organizations and experts worldwide. The Post reported that, according to a federal criminal complaint, Davis exchanged text messages with undercover FBI agents, trying to arrange meetings with a 9-year-old girl, an 8-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy. He allegedly sent sexually explicit photos and videos of children and infants, and was clear in his communications with the FBI agents that he wanted to engage in sex with children of any age The complain also said Davis admitted to meeting a 13-year-old boy on the dating app Grindr, speaking with him on Snapchat. He engaged in sexual activity with the child in June at his Manhattan apartment. U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman called Davis’s alleged actions “unfathomable.” “Davis started an organization devoted to stopping sexual violence, while allegedly engaged in the duplicitous behavior of sharing explicit images of infants engaged in sexual activity,” Berman said, according to The Post. “The conduct alleged against Joel Davis is as unfathomable as it is sickening,” he said, adding that “law enforcement will keep its watchful eye on the darkest corners of the internet to bring predators to justice.”
Tech Support Pits From: Carlie Re: Screen Savers Dear Webby I got all kinds of mail telling me that I need to buy a screen saver to protect my monitor. Is there any truth to that? Carlie Dear Carlie No truth to that at all. Today's monitors don't need screen savers. If you need to hide netflix or farmville from nosy co-workers, you can use the built in screen savers. There is a big choice, all the way from pitch-black to slide show. Next company party take pictures of all the boneheads and drunks, and put them into a new folder. Then Select slideshow or photos for the screen saver, and browse to THAT folder. You can select the time it waits before starting, and how long it shows each picture. Charge $25 to remove somebody's picture. You can also take screen shots of the spreadsheets you work on, and put them into a folder. Make that one flip slides quickly. On one old machine, where I use a traditional screen saver, I use Mystify from Windows 3.3. It still works. There are also screen savers built in. Just right-click on the desktop, Personalize, Screen Saver (right hand bottom) and select one. You can also google for "Free screen savers" and get all kinds of them for your particular version of Windows. For Gramma's birthday you can make her a screensaver with all the pictrues you got that she would love to see. Put them onto a camera chip or thumb drive, and sneak them into a new folder on her machine, then set a screen saver to use those pictures. I bet it will make her cry! Have FUN DearWebby
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Since this is their first party and the wife hasn't done much cooking, the husband suggests they order out for Chinese food and she could bake a cake for dessert. She agrees, but on Friday afternoon, the wife calls her husband in tears. "The only recipe I can find is for a cake that will feed four," she says. "Why don't you just double the recipe?" her husband asks. Just before quitting time the husband gets another call from her, and this time she is frantic. "I just can't do it," she says. "It's impossible." "Now, now, what's the matter?" "Well, I doubled everything, just like you said," she tells him, "and it's ready to go in the oven." "Then what's the problem?" he asks. The wife sobs. "The book says that the cake must be baked at 350 degrees. I've checked the oven and it doesn't go up to 700 degrees!"
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>From David I'm also a counselor who helps coordinate support groups for visually-impaired adults. Many participants have a condition known as macular degeneration, which makes it difficult for them to distinguish facial features. I had just been assigned to a new group and was introducing myself. Knowing that many in the group would not be able to see me well, I jokingly said, "For those of you who can't see me, I've been told that I look like a cross between Paul Newman and Robert Redford." Immediately, one woman called out, "We're not THAT blind!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Inexpensive Desk Make a great desk top out of an old smooth door (knobs removed). Use short filing cabinets or milk crates to support the door. This is a great way to recycle old doors you may have sitting in your garage. Some sanding and staining and then a few coats of marine spar varnish will make it look really great and totally impervious to ANY spills. The darker you stain the door, the easier it will be on your eyes. If the door is painted white, paint it brown or dark green. The slate green that you may remember from old school blackboards is the easiest on the eyes. Have FUN! DerWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Artist gives kids temporary tats to try to make hospital life more fun. Great guy!
___________________________________________________ A Swiss guy, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Americans are waiting. "Entschuldigung, koennen Sie Deutsch sprechen?" he asks. The two Americans just stare at him. "Excusez-moi, parlez vous Francais?" he tries. The two continue to stare. "Parlare Italiano?" No response. "Hablan ustedes Espanol?" Still nothing. The Swiss guy drives off, extremely disgusted. The first American turns to the second and says, "Y'know, maybe we should learn a foreign language." "Why?" says the other. "That guy knew four languages, and it didn't do him any good." ___________________________________________________
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Faced with hard times, the company offered a bonus of one thousand dollars to any employee who could come up with a way of saving money. The bonus went to a young woman in accounting who suggested limiting future bonuses to ten dollars. The next morning her designated parking space was occupied by the dumpster. ____________________________________________________

Today, June 29 in
1236 Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon took Cordoba in Spain. 

1652 Massachusetts declared itself an independent commonwealth. 

1767 The British Parliament approved the Townshend Revenue Acts.
The acts imposed import duties on glass, lead, paint, paper and tea
shipped to America. It did not go over well.

1776 The Virginia constitution was adopted and Patrick Henry was
made governor. 

1804 Privates John Collins and Hugh Hall of the Lewis and Clark
Expedition were found guilty by a court-martial consisting of
members of the Corps of Discovery for getting drunk on duty.
Collins received 100 lashes on his back and Hall received 50. 

1860 The first iron-pile lighthouse was completed at Minot’s Ledge,
MA. 

1880 France annexed Tahiti. 

1888 Professor Frederick Treves performed the first appendectomy in
England. 

1903 The British government officially protested Belgian atrocities
in the Congo. 

1905 Russian troops intervened as riots erupted in ports all over
the country. Many ships were looted. 

1917 The Ukraine proclaimed independence from Russia. 

1925 Marvin Pipkin filed for a patent for the frosted electric
light bulb. 

1926 Fascists in Rome added an hour to the work day in an economic
efficiency measure. 

1932 Siam’s army seized Bangkok and announced an end to the
absolute monarchy. 

1946 British authorities arrested more than 2,700 Jews in Palestine
in an attempt to end alleged terrorism. 

1950 U.S. President Harry S. Truman authorized a sea blockade of
Korea. 

1951 The United States invited the Soviet Union to the Korean peace
talks on a ship in Wonson Harbor. 

1953 The Federal Highway Act authorized the construction of 42,500
miles of freeway from coast to coast. 

1954 The Atomic Energy Commission voted against reinstating Dr. J.
Robert Oppenheimer's access to classified information. 

1955 The Soviet Union sent tanks to Poznan, Poland, to put down
anti-Communist demonstrations. 

1956 Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller were married. They were
divorced on January 20, 1961. 

1966 The U.S. bombed fuel storage facilities near the North
Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Haiphong. 

1967 Israel removed barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem. 

1972 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty could
constitute "cruel and unusual punishment." The ruling prompted
states to revise their capital punishment laws. 

1982 Israel invaded Lebanon. 

1987 Vincent Van Gogh’s "Le Pont de Trinquetaille" was bought for
$20.4 million at an auction in London, England. 

1995 The shuttle Atlantis and the Russian space station Mir docked,
forming the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth. 

2007 The first generation Apple iPhone went on sale. 

2011 The state of Nevada passed the first law that permitted the
operation of autonomous cars on public roads. The law went into
effect on March 1, 2012 and did not permit the use of the cars to
the general public. Google received the first self-driving vehicle
license in the U.S. on May 4, 2012 in Nevada. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
N.H. man arrested twice in one day faces 
drug, DUI charges
Bonehead
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Today, June 28 in
2010 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that Americans have the right
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______________________________________________________ If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.' --- Jeff Foxworthy Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. --- Lauren Bacall ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ This country is so full of opportunity. Where else can a woman hire another woman to do her housework, so that she can volunteer at the Day Care Center where the cleaning woman leaves her child? _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado. 1929 _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A man has six children and is very proud of his achievement. He is so proud of himself that he starts calling his wife "Mother of Six" in spite of her objections. One night they go to a party. The man decides that it's time to go home, and wants to find out if his wife is ready to leave as well. He shouts at the top of his voice, "Shall we go home, Mother of Six?" His wife, irritated by her husband's lack of discretion shouts back..."Anytime you're ready, Father of Four!" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Benjamin Benoit, 33, Boscawen, New Hampshire N.H. man arrested twice in one day faces drug, DUI charges Police in Concord and Bow said they arrested the same man hours apart on charges of driving under the influence. Benjamin Benoit, 33, of Boscawen, was arrested Thursday afternoon after police received a report of a person at a Bow gas station falling asleep in the driver's seat of a car. Benoit was arrested again Friday morning in Concord after another report was made about a person passed out in a vehicle at a gas station. Concord police said the car Benoit was in was stolen from the owner's place of employment in Pembroke. Benoit is facing multiple charges, including driving under the influence, possession of a controlled substance and possession of stolen property. After each arrest, Benoit was released on personal recognizance bail. He is scheduled to appear in Merrimack County Superior Court on the Bow charges on July 5 and on the Concord charges on July 12.
Tech Support Pits From: Bobbie Re: Defrag never finishes Dear Webby My computer is getting really slow, so a friend suggested that I defrag it. I tried that, but the Windows defrag never finishes. It just keeps re-starting. What am I doing wrong? Bobbie Dear Bobbie There are countless defraggers available on the net. 99% of them are crap. Even the piriform defraggler, that I have recommended in the past, has gone bad. According to Moe, who tests and compares them as his mission, Glarysoft's disk-speedup is currently the best. Just make 100% sure that you don't let their other utilities slither in during the install! The rest of their stuff is bad news, as I found out myself a few years ago. Just do the Disk- Speedup, and don't touch the rest. You can get it here: https://www.glarysoft.com/disk-speedup/ Have FUN DearWebby
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While digging a shaft into the German homeland, German scientists discovered small pieces of copper at 50 meters. After studying these pieces for a long time, Germany announced that the ancient Germans 25,000 years ago had a nationwide telephone network. Naturally, the British government was not that easily impressed. The British ordered their own scientists to dig even deeper. At a depth of 100 meters, they discovered small pieces of glass. Soon the British announced that the ancient Brits 35,000 years ago already had a nationwide fiber net. Israeli scientists were outraged. They dug 50, 100, and 200 meters underground, but found absolutely nothing. The Israelis concluded that the ancient Hebrews 55,000 years ago had cellular telephones.
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After driving all night, a man arrived in a small town where he decided to stop in the local park and catch some sleep. Just as he dozed off, there was a knock on the window. Outside the car, was a jogger. "Excuse me, can you give me the time?" the jogger inquired. "Groggily, the man replied, "It's 6:27." The man closed his eyes and just as he dozed off there was another knock on the window. There stood another jogger who said, "I'm sorry to disturb you. Do you have the time?" Struggling to keep up his spirits he replied, "It's 6:34." The man rolled up the window but realizing that this could go on indefinitely, he took paper and pen and created a sign which read: "I DO NOT KNOW THE TIME." He stuck the sign in the window, closed his eyes, and was barely asleep when there came yet another tap on the window. The man looked and sure enough, there was another jogger. He disgustedly rolled down the window and said, "Yeah, what is it?" The jogger replied, "It's 6:42." ____________________________________________________ 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. A serrated knife sounds rather barbaric to me! Cut some leftover shelving or other wood with the same thickness as a layer of the cake to just fit into your cake pans and sand and varnish it nicely, because some day it will become a heirloom. After you dump the cake, put the wood spacer in and the cake on top of that. Then use the edge of the cake pan as a guide to saw it into layers with dental floss. Remove the cake and put the top layer onto the spacer and trim the top to be precisely the same as the bottom. You will get the same laser smooth cut that the professionals get (who use that same old trick). If you don't have any scrap wood, a book or a stack of junk mail in a ziplock bag works fine too. If you do a lot of cakes in a row, tie the ends of the dental floss to wooden spoons or clothes pegs so that you don't cut your hands. Have FUN! DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Get lost in these real world fairy-tale landscapes.
___________________________________________________ Two men were sitting in a doctors office. "What are you here for?" asked one. "Circumcision," came the reply. "That's rough! I had one of those the day after I was born," the first man commented. "Afterward, I couldn't walk for a year." ___________________________________________________
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A customer was continually bothering the waiter in a restaurant; first, he'd asked that the air conditioning be turned up because he was too hot, then he asked it be turned down cause he was too cold, and so on for about half an hour. Surprisingly, the waiter was very patient, walking back and forth and never once getting angry. So finally, a second customer asked why didn't they just throw out the pest. "Oh I don't care." said the waiter with a smile. "We don't have an air conditioner." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 28 in
1635 The French colony of Guadeloupe was established in the
Caribbean. 

1675 Frederick William of Brandenburg crushed the Swedes. 

1709 The Russians defeated the Swedes and Cossacks at the Battle of
Poltava. 

1776 American Colonists repulsed a British sea attack on
Charleston, SC. 

1778 Mary "Molly Pitcher" Hays McCauley, wife of an American
artilleryman, carried water to the soldiers during the Battle of
Monmouth and, supposedly, took her husband's place at his gun after
he was overcome with heat. 

1894 The U.S. Congress made Labor Day a U.S. national holiday. 

1902 The U.S. Congress passed the Spooner bill, it authorized a
canal to be built across the isthmus of Panama. 

1911 Samuel J. Battle became the first African-American policeman
in New York City. 

1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the Austro-
Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo along with his wife,
Duchess Sophie. England used that as the start of WWI.

1919 The Treaty of Versailles was signed ending World War I exactly
five years after it began. The treaty also established the League
of Nations. 

1921 A coal strike in Great Britain was settled after three months.


1930 More than 1,000 communists were routed during an assault on
the British consulate in London. 

1939 Pan American Airways began the first transatlantic passenger
service. 

1938 The U.S. Congress created the Federal Housing Administration
(FHA) to insure construction loans. 

1942 German troops launched an offensive to seize Soviet oil fields
in the Caucasus and the city of Stalingrad. 

1945 U.S. General Douglas MacArthur announced the end of Japanese
resistance in the Philippines. 

1949 The last U.S. combat troops were called home from Korea,
leaving only 500 advisers. 

1950 North Korean forces captured Seoul, South Korea. 

1951 "Amos ’n’ Andy" moved to CBS-TV from radio. 

1954 French troops began to pull out of Vietnam’s Tonkin Province. 

1960 In Cuba, Fidel Castro confiscated American-owned oil
refineries without compensation. 

1964 Malcolm X founded the Organization for Afro American Unity to
seek independence for blacks in the Western Hemisphere. 

1965 The first commercial satellite began communications service.
It was Early Bird (Intelsat I). 

1967 Israel formally declared Jerusalem reunified under its
sovereignty following its capture of the Arab sector in the June
1967 war. 

1971 The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the draft evasion conviction
of Muhammad Ali. 

1972 U.S. President Nixon announced that no new draftees would be
sent to Vietnam. 

1976 The first women entered the U.S. Air Force Academy. 

1978 The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the medical school at the
University of California at Davis to admit Allan Bakke. Bakke, a
white man, argued he had been a victim of reverse racial
discrimination. 

1996 The Citadel voted to admit women, ending a 153-year-old men-
only policy at the South Carolina military school. 

1997 Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear
after three rounds of their WBA heavyweight title fight in Las
Vegas, NV. 

1998 Poland, due to shortage of funds, is allowed to lease, U.S.
aircraft to bring military force up to NATO standards. 

1998 The Cincinnati Enquirer apologized to Chiquita banana company
and retracted their stories that questioned company's business
practices. They also agreed to pay more than $10 million to settle
legal claims. 

2000 The U.S. Supreme Court declared that a Nebraska law that
outlawed "partial birth abortions" was unconstitutional. About 30
U.S. states had similar laws at the time of the ruling. 

2000 Darva Conger announced that she had done a layout for Playboy
magazine. Conger had married Rick Rockwell on Fox-TV's "Who Wants
to Marry a Multimillionaire." 

2000 The European Commission announced that they had blocked the
planned merger between the U.S. companies WorldCom Inc. and Sprint
due to competition concerns. 

2000 Six-year-old Elián González returned to Cuba from the U.S.
with his father. The child had been the center of an international
custody dispute. 

2001 Slobodan Milosevic was taken into custody and was handed over
to the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. The
indictment charged Milosevic and four other senior officials, with
crimes against humanity and violations of the laws and customs of
war in Kosovo. 

2001 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
set aside an order that would break up Microsoft for antitrust
violations. However, the judges did agree that the company was in
violation of antitrust laws. 

2004 The U.S. turned over official sovereignty to Iraq's interim
leadership. The event took place two days earlier than previously
announced to thwart insurgents' attempts at undermining the
transfer. 

2004 The U.S. resumed diplomatic ties with Libya after a 24-year
break. 

2004 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that enemy combatants could
challenge their detention in U.S. Courts. 

2005 The final design for the "Freedom Tower" (One World Trade
Center) was formally unveiled. 

2007 The American bald eagle was removed from the endangered
species list. 

2010 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that Americans have the right
to own a gun for self-defense anywhere they live. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Arkansas purse thief nabbed by the waitress,
whose purse he had stolen, when he 
used her credit card to pay for his meal.
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1885 Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter applied for a patent
for the gramophone. It was granted on May 4, 1886.
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______________________________________________________ He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace. --- John Mason Brown (1900 - 1969) ____________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Swampy Marsh, the young Australian father-to-be, is waiting anxiously outside the maternity ward where his wife is having their first baby. He is pacing the floor when the nurse comes out and says, "You have a little boy, Mr. Marsh, but you had better go out and have a cup of coffee, because there may be another one." Swampy turns a little pale and leaves. Some time later he phones the hospital and is told that he the father of twins, but the nurse cautions, "There is another on the way, so call back later." At that Swampy decides that coffee is not strong enough, so he goes to a bar and has some beer. When he phones the hospital again he is told that the third baby has arrived and a fourth is on the way. White-faced, he stumbles to the bar and orders a double scotch. Twenty minutes later, he tries to phone again, but he is so drunk that he dials the wrong number and gets the recorded cricket game score. When they pick him up off the floor the recording is still going strong: "The score is ninety-six all out," says the voice, "and the last one was a duck." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ >Thanks to Janet G Los Cabo, Mexico _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Bob took his 4 year old Josh, out to McDonald's for dinner one evening for a "guy night". As they were eating hamburgers, Josh asked "Daddy, what are these little things on the hamburger buns?" He responded that they were tiny seeds and were ok to eat. Josh was quiet for a couple of minutes and obviously in deep thought. Finally, Josh looked up and said, "Dad, if we go home and plant these seeds in our backyard, we will have enough hamburgers to last forever." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Shamon West, 21, Pine Bluff, Arkansas Arkansas purse thief nabbed by the waitress, whose purse he had stolen, when he used her credit card to pay for his meal. Authorities say an Arkansas thief got his just deserts when he tried to pay for a meal using the waitress' stolen credit card. Police spokesman Lt. David De Foor said in a news release that officers arrested 21-year-old Shamon West on Tuesday at Shannon's Restaurant in Pine Bluff. He says that "having no desire to pay for the fellow's meal," waitress Flora Lunsford called to report that the man had tried paying for his meal with her stolen credit card. De Foor says officers found other items on West that had been in Lunsford's purse when it was stolen from her car Sunday at a nearby gas station while she was inside the station, including her Social Security card and driver's license. West is being held at the Jefferson County jail in lieu of $2,840 bond on forgery and theft by receiving charges.
Tech Support Pits From: Kathleen Re: Separate Window Dear Webby I saw one of the IT guys pop from a link on a page to a fresh window, without overwriting the one where the link was. I asked him how he did that and he managed o confuse not only me, but also himself. So, how is it done? Kathleen Dear Kathleen Just hold down SHIFT and click the link. If the link is just to a small pop-up, then hold down CTRL while you click the link. That's all there is to it. Have FUN DearWebby
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"You are all part of our team now," said the Human Resources rep during the welcoming briefing. "You get all the usual benefits and you can go to the cafeteria for something to eat, but please don't eat any employees." The cannibals promised they would not. Four weeks later their boss remarked, "You're all working very hard and I'm satisfied with your work. We have noticed a marked increase in the whole company's performance. However, one of our secretaries has disappeared. Do any of you know what happened to her?" The cannibals all shook their heads, "No" After the boss had left, the leader of the cannibals said to the others, "Which one of you idiots ate the secretary?" A hand rose hesitantly. "You fool!" the leader continued. "For four weeks we've been eating managers and no one noticed anything. But NOOOooo, you had to go and eat someone who actually does something."
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Each evening bird lover Tom stood in his backyard, hooting like an owl - and one night, an owl finally called back to him. For a year, the man and his feathered friend hooted back and forth. He even kept a log of the "conversation"... Just as he thought he was on the verge of a breakthrough in interspecies communication, his wife had a chat with her next door neighbor. "My husband spends his nights ... calling out to owls," she said. "That's odd," the neighbor replied. "So does my husband!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Bathroom Maintenance A good way to keep your tub or shower clean is to wipe it down after you use it. You can do it with the towel you use to dry yourself. Teach your kids to do the same. Your tub will require cleaning much less frequently. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ I recently saw a distraught young lady weeping beside her car. "Do you need some help?" I asked. She replied, "I knew I should have replaced the battery to this remote door un-locker. Now I can't get into my car. Do you think they (pointing to a distant convenient store) would have a battery to fit this?" "Hmmm, I Dunno. Do you have an alarm too?" I asked. "No, just this remote thingy," she answered, handing it and the car keys to me. As I took the key and manually unlocked the door, I replied, "Why don't you drive over there and check about the batteries...it's a long walk." ___________________________________________________
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The skydiving instructor was going through the question and answer period with his new students when one of them asked the usual question always asked: "If our chute doesn't open; and the reserve doesn't open, how long would we have till we hit the ground?" The jump master looked at him and in perfect deadpan answered: "The rest of your life." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 27 in
0363 The death of Roman Emperor Julian brought an end to the Pagan
Revival. 

1693 "The Ladies' Mercury" was published by John Dunton in London.
It was the first women's magazine and contained a "question and
answer" column that became known as a "problem page." 

1743 King George II of England defeated the French at Dettingen,
Bavaria, in the War of the Austrian Succession. 

1787 Edward Gibbon completed "The Decline and Fall of the Roman
Empire." It was published the following May. 

1801 British forces defeated the French and took control of Cairo,
Egypt. 

1847 New York and Boston were linked by telegraph wires. 

1871 The yen became the new form of currency in Japan. 

1885 Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter applied for a patent
for the gramophone. It was granted on May 4, 1886. 

1893 The New York stock market crashed. By the end of the year 600
banks and 74 railroads had gone out of business. 

1905 The battleship Potemkin succumbed to a mutiny on the Black
Sea. 

1918 Two German pilots were saved by parachutes for the first time.

1923 Yugoslav Premier Nikola Pachitch was wounded by Serb attackers
in Belgrade. 

1927 The U.S. Marines adopted the English bulldog as their mascot. 

1929 Scientists at Bell Laboratories in New York revealed a system
for transmitting television pictures. 

1931 Igor Sikorsky filed U.S. Patent 1,994,488, which marked a
breakthrough in helicopter technology. 

1940 Robert Pershing Wadlow was measured by Dr. Cyril MacBryde and
Dr. C. M. Charles. They recorded his height at 8' 11.1." He was
only 22 at the time of his death on July 15, 1940. 

1942 The FBI announced the capture of eight Nazi saboteurs who had
been put ashore from a submarine on New York's Long Island. 

1944 During World War II, American forces completed their capture
of the French port of Cherbourg from the German army. 

1949 "Captain Video and His Video Rangers" premiered on the Dumont
Television Network. 

1950 Two days after North Korea invaded South Korea, U.S. President
Truman ordered the Air Force and Navy into the Korean conflict.
The
United Nations Security Council had asked for member nations to
help South Korea repel an invasion from the North. 

1954 The world's first atomic power station opened at Obninsk, near
Moscow. 

1955 The first "Wide Wide World" was broadcast on NBC-TV. 

1955 The state of Illinois enacted the first automobile seat belt
legislation. 

1959 The play, "West Side Story," with music by Leonard Bernstein,
closed after 734 performances on Broadway. 

1961 Arthur Michael Ramsey was enthroned as the 100th Archbishop of
Canterbury. 

1964 Ernest Borgnine and Ethel Merman were married. It only lasted
38 days. 

1967 The world's first cash dispenser was installed at Barclays
Bank in Enfield, England. The device was invented by John Sheppard-
Barron. The machine operated on a voucher system and the maximum
withdrawal was $28. 

1967 Two hundred people were arrested during a race riot in
Buffalo, NY. 

1969 Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's
Greenwich Village, clashed with police. This incident is considered
to be the birth of the homosexual rights movement. 

1972 Bobby Hull signed a 10-year hockey contract for $2,500,000. He
became a player and coach of the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey
Association. 

1973 Former White House counsel John W. Dean told the Senate
Watergate Committee about an "enemies list" that was kept by the
Nixon White House. 

1973 Nixon vetoed a Senate ban on bombing Cambodia. 

1980 U.S. President Carter signed legislation reviving draft
registration. 

1984 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that individual colleges could
make their own TV package deals. 

1984 The Federal Communications Commission moved to deregulate U.S.
commercial TV by lifting most programming requirements and ending
day-part restrictions on advertising. 

1985 Route 66 was officially removed from the United States Highway
System. 

1985 The U.S. House of Representatives voted to limit the use of
combat troops in Nicaragua. 

1986 The World Court ruled that the U.S. had broken international
law by aiding Nicaraguan rebels. 

1995 Qatar's Crown Prince Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani ousted
his father in a bloodless palace coup. 

1998 An English woman was impregnated with her dead husband's sperm
after two-year legal battle over her right to the sperm. 

1998 In a live joint news conference in China U.S. President
Clinton and President Jiang Zemin offered an uncensored airing of
differences on human rights, freedom, trade and Tibet. 

2002 In the U.S., the Securities and Exchange Commission required
companies with annual sales of more than $1.2 billion to submit
sworn statements backing up the accuracy of their financial
reports. 

2005 In Alaska's Denali National Park, a roughly 70-million year
old dinosaur track was discovered. The track was form a three-toed
Cretaceous period dinosaur.

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Todays Bonehead Award:
French Teen detained for two weeks after 
jogging across Canada-US border
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1976 In Toronto, Canada, the CN Tower opened to the public. The
official opening date is listed as October 1, 1976. It was the
world's tallest free-standing stucture and the world's tallest
tower until 2010. 

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_____________________________________________________ While on a car trip, an elderly couple stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch. After finishing their meal, the elderly woman left her glasses on the table, but she didn't miss them until they were back on the highway. By then, they had to travel quite a distance before they could find a place to turn around. The elderly man fussed and complained all the way back to the restaurant. He called his wife every bad name he could think of. When they finally arrived at the restaurant, and the woman got out of the car to retrieve her glasses, the man yelled to her, "And while you're in there, you might as well get my hat, too." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Cedella Roman, 19 White Rock, BC French Teen detained for two weeks after jogging across Canada-US border A young French woman was held by US border control for two weeks after she accidentally crossed the border when she went for a jog. Cedella Roman, 19, ran across the border just south of the town of White Rock in Canada’s British Columbia, into the US state of Washington on the evening of May 21. She headed back when the tide began to come in, going up toward a dirt path before stopping to take a photo of the stunning scenery, then turned around to retrace her steps. It was then that she was apprehended by two US Border Patrol officers who told her she had crossed illegally and had been caught on camera. ‘I told him I had not done it on purpose, and that I didn’t understand what was happening,’ she said. Roman protested that she hadn’t seen any warning signs, and didn’t initially anticipate how serious the matter would become. ‘I said to myself, well I may have crossed the border – but they’ll probably only give me a fine or they’ll tell me to go back to Canada or they’ll give me a warning.’ Complicating matters, Roman, who had come to Canada to visit her mother and work on her English, wasn’t carrying any government-issued ID on her at the time. She was transferred by the officers to the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, run by the Department of Homeland Security, 200 kilometers (120 miles) south. ‘They put me in the caged vehicles and brought me into their facility,’ she said. ‘They asked me to remove all my personal belongings with my jewelry, they searched me everywhere. ‘Then I understood it was getting very serious, and I started to cry a bit.’ When she reached the centre, she contacted her mother, Christiane Ferne, who quickly reached the centre with her passport and study permits – but the workers at the site said the documents would have to be verified by Canadian authorities. She was held at the centre for two weeks before the matter was resolved and she was allowed to return to Canada. Ferne said the lack of clear signs had led to her daughter’s predicament. ‘It’s like a trap… anybody can be caught at the border like this,’ she said. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed to CBC that Roman was discharged on June 6. But neither the ICE nor Immigration Canada would comment further on the case, citing privacy concerns. A spokesperson for the US Customs and Border Protection told CBC that anyone who enters the US outside an official port of entry and without inspection has crossed the border illegally and will be detained. ‘This applies regardless of whether or not the individual claims to have inadvertently crossed the border,’ the department said. The Peace Arch and huge US border station are about a quarter mile south of the border but clearly visible from two miles away. The Canadian Welcome sign is about that far north of the border. The beach is about 50 feet from the border station. The customs officers have always looked out the windows on the West, just in case some bikinis were bouncing by. I used to party there with friends in the early 70s. Even then you had to have some legal ID to show, if the customs officers asked for it. It was always a friendly and low key affair, but they made sure you carried legal ID, even in those days. In those days and until 9/11 a drivers license was enough for Canadians to cross the border into the US and for Americans to cross into Canada. On the road there was always a lot of commuting to work, Americans working in BC and Canadians working in the US. During rush hour, having a hard hat or lunch kit on the dash got you waved through with a nod. 9/11 changed that quite brutally. They probably suspected that she was scouting a route for illegal immigrants, and telling everybody in France how easy it was to get into the USA from Canada. Looks like they smartened her up!
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Planning a weekend of entertaining guests, I made a list of things I needed to do, including taking food out of the freezer and grocery shopping. As it happened, a friend whom I had been promising to take to lunch asked if we could make it that Friday. So, hopping into the car, I taped my "to do" list to the dashboard and went and picked her up. As she settled into the car, her face dropped. "Thanks a lot!" she sulked. Then I glanced at my list and saw the first item: "Take out the Turkey."
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Soon after our last child left home for college, my husband was resting next to me on the couch with his head in my lap. I carefully removed his glasses. "You know, honey," I said sweetly, "Without your glasses you look like the same handsome young man I married." "Honey," he replied with a grin, "Without my glasses, you still look pretty good, too!" ____________________________________________________

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1096 Peter the Hermit's crusaders forced their way across Sava,
Hungary. 

1243 The Seljuk Turkish army in Asia Minor was wiped out by the
Mongols. 

1483 Richard III usurped himself to the English throne. 

1794 The French defeated an Austrian army at the Battle of Fleurus.


1804 The Lewis and Clark Expedition reached the mouth of the Kansas
River after completing a westward trek of nearly 400 river miles. 

1819 The bicycle was patented by W.K. Clarkson, Jr. 

1870 The first section of the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ, was
opened to the public. 

1894 The American Railway Union called a general strike in sympathy
with Pullman workers. 

1900 The United States announced that it would send troops to fight
against the Boxer rebellion in China. 

1900 A commission that included Dr. Walter Reed began the fight
against the deadly disease yellow fever. 

1907 Russia's nobility demanded drastic measures to be taken
against revolutionaries. 

1908 Shah Muhammad Ali's forces squelched the reform elements of
Parliament in Persia. 

1917 General John "Black Jack" Pershing arrived in France with the
American Expeditionary Force. 

1925 Charlie Chaplin's comedy "The Gold Rush" premiered in
Hollywood. 
That was the only movie about Canada that I had seen before I
immigrated.

1924 After eight years of occupation, American troops left the
Dominican Republic. 

1927 The Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster opened in New York. 

1936 The Focke-Wulf Fw 61 made its first flight. It is often
considered the first practical helicopter. 

1942 The Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter was flown for the first time. 

1945 The U.N. Charter was signed by 50 nations in San Francisco,
CA. 

1948 The Berlin Airlift began as the U.S., Britain and France
started ferrying supplies to the isolated western sector of Berlin.


1951 The Soviet Union proposed a cease-fire in the Korean War. 

1959 U.S. President Eisenhower joined Britain's Queen Elizabeth II
in ceremonies officially opening the St. Lawrence Seaway. 

1961 A Kuwaiti vote opposed Iraq's annexation plans. 

1963 U.S. President John Kennedy announced "Ich bin ein Berliner"
(I am a Berliner) at the Berlin Wall. 

1971 The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant for Daniel
Ellsberg, accusing him of giving away the Pentagon Papers. 

1974 In Troy, Ohio, a Marsh supermarket installed the first bar
code scanning equipment, made by IBM, and a product with a bar code
was scanned for the first time. The product was Juicy Fruit gum. 

1975 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of
emergency due to "deep and widespread conspiracy." 

1976 In Toronto, Canada, the CN Tower opened to the public. The
official opening date is listed as October 1, 1976. It was the
world's tallest free-standing stucture and the world's tallest
tower until 2010. 

1979 Muhammad Ali, at 37 years old, announced that he was retiring
as world heavyweight boxing champion. 

1996 The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Virginia Military Institute
to admit women or forgo state support. 

1997 The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Communications Decency
Act of 1996 that made it illegal to distribute indecent material on
the Internet. 

1997 J.K. Rowlings book "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"
was published in the U.K. The book was later released in the U.S.
under the name "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." This was
the first book in the Harry Potter series. 

1997 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld state laws that allow for a ban
on doctor-assisted suicides. 

1998 The U.S. and Peru open school to train commandos to patrol
Peru's rivers for drug traffickers. 

1998 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers are always
potentially liable for supervisor's sexual misconduct toward an
employee. 

2000 The Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics Corp. jointly
announced that they had created a working draft of the human
genome. 

2000 Indonesia's President Abdurrahman Wahid declared a state of
emergency in the Moluccas due to the escalation of fighting between
Christians and Muslims. 

2001 Ray Bourque (Colorado Avalanche) announced his retirement just
17 days after winning his first Stanley Cup. Bouque retired after
22 years and held the NHL record for highest-scoring defenseman and
playing in 19 consecutive All-Star games. 

2002 David Hasseloff checked into The Betty Ford Center for
treatment of alcoholism. 

2002 WorldCom Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. 

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Today is Monday,  June 25

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman arrested for meth after 
claiming children are missing
Bonehead
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Today, June 25 in
1950 North Korea invaded South Korea initiating the Korean War. 

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_____________________________________________________ In the subway train the conversation turned to the merits and demerits of various ways of preserving health. One stout, florid man held forth with great eloquence on the subject. "Look at me!" he said. "Never a day's sickness in my life, and all due to simple food. Why, gentlemen," he continued, "from the age of twenty to that of forty I lived an absolutely simple regular life --- no effeminate delicacies, no late hours, no extravagances. Every day, in fact, summer and winter, I was in bed regularly at nine o'clock and up again at five in the morning. I worked from eight to one, then had dinner--a plain dinner, mark my words: after that, an hour's exercise; then.." "Excuse me, sir," interrupted the facetious stranger in the corner, "but what were you in prison for???" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Misty Brock, 39, Funiak Springs, Florida Florida woman arrested for meth after claiming children are missing A woman from DeFuniak Springs who initially claimed her two children had been kidnapped was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and false 911 calls after her children were found safe and sound, according to a press release. Misty Michelle Brock, 39, was charged with false 911 calls, resisting an officer without violence and making a false report to law enforcement by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. She was additionally charged with possession of paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell. According to JCSO, Brock called dispatch reporting that her two children, ages two and five, had gone missing from her vehicle at the Chevron Station on Highway 231 and that she believed they were in a semi-truck that had just departed the area. The call triggered a response from JSCO, along with FHP, Cottondale Police, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office and Houston County Sheriff’s Office as a BOLO (Be on the Lookout) was issued for the semi-truck. During the course of the investigation, deputies noted that Brock displayed several signs that she was under the influence of an illegal substance. A review of security footage showed no children in Brock’s car. Brock was allegedly unable to provide consistent information about her travel itinerary or even what her children were wearing. A JCSO Investigator traveled to the children’s father’s home, where they were located and determined to have been all day. Contact had also been made with Brock’s mother who provided the same information. When deputies tried to relay this information to Brock she stated those children were impostors, according to the press release. During the investigation, several items of paraphernalia were allegedly found in Brock’s purse, along with five grams of “high grade” methamphetamine. As she was being transported to the jail, Brock was reportedly claiming to see her children under vehicles.
Tech Support Pits From: Helga Re: MS Office or Libre Office Dear Webby What is the difference between MS Office and Open Office? I have to get one of them. Which one do you recommend? Helga Dear Helga The biggest diffeernce that I can see is that you can install Open Office on a shirt pocket USB hard drive and run it from there when you plug it into any computer's USB port. And unlike Microsoft Office, it is free. With MS Office you would need to buy a license and pay annual license fees for each machine, with the free Open Office you got everything, from settings and preferences to your documents, spreadsheets and pictures on your portable hard drive or thumb drive, and basically just "borrow" the keybaord and the printer and hardware of the computer that you plug it into. The included features are about the same. Whichever one you learn, that's the one you will be good at, and that one will be your preferred choice. There is no single feature that I an think of that is available in only one of them, except maybe the ability to create PDF files. You can do that with Libre Office, but if you have MS Office, you need to shell out another $450 to get Adobe Acrobat Professional to do the same. Microsoft was going to include it, but backed off at the last minute, when Adobe threatened to sue. Seems there was more copying than inspiration involved. Since you don't have either one yet, and would not have to un-learn and trade the peculiarities of one of them for those of the other, I would recommend Libre Office. You can download it free at https://www.libreoffice.org/ Have FUN DearWebby
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At a nursing home in Miami, Florida, a group of Senior Citizens were sitting around talking about their ailments: "My arms are so weak I can hardly lift this cup of coffee," said one. "Yes, I know. My cataracts are so bad I can't even see my coffee," replied another. "I can't turn my head because of the arthritis in my neck," said a third, to which several nodded weakly in agreement. "My blood pressure pills make me dizzy,".... another went on. "I guess that's the price we pay for getting old," winced an old man as he slowly shook his head. Then there was a short moment of silence. "Well, it's not that bad," said one woman cheerfully. "Thank God we can all still drive." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Saving Energy When Drying Clothes It's best to keep your dryer hot by running one load after another. It will help maintain your dryer's heat. It consumes the most energy while it is heating up. Clean the lint dryer between every use and don't over dry clothing. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ A woman with 14 children, ranging in age from one to fourteen, went to court to sue her husband for divorce on grounds of desertion. "When did he leave you?" the judge asked. "Thirteen years ago," the tired mother replied. The judge was confused. "If he left thirteen years ago, where did all these children come from?" "Well," said the woman, "he kept coming back to say he was sorry." ___________________________________________________
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The young Southern belle came to the hospital for a check-up. "Have you ever been x-rayed?", asked the doctor. "Nope," she replied, "But ah've been ultra-violated a few times." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 25 in
0841 Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeated Lothar at
Fontenay. 

1080 At Brixen, a council of bishops declared Pope Gregory to be
deposed and Archbishop Guibert as antipope Clement III. 

1580 The Book of Concord was first published. The book is a
collection of doctrinal standards of the Lutheran Church. 

1658 Aurangzeb proclaimed himself emperor of the Moghuls in India. 

1767 Mexican Indians rioted as Jesuit priests were ordered home. 

1864 Union troops surrounding Petersburg, VA, began building a mine
tunnel underneath the Confederate lines. 

1867 Lucien B. Smith patented the first barbed wire. 

1868 The U.S. Congress enacted legislation granting an eight-hour
day to workers employed by the Federal government. 

1870 In Spain, Queen Isabella abdicated in favor of Alfonso XII. 

1876 Lt. Col. Custer and the 210 men of U.S. 7th Cavalry were
killed by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at Little Big Horn in Montana.
The event is known as "Custer's Last Stand." 

1876 In Philadelphia, PA, Alexander Graham Bell demonstrated the
telephone for Sir William Thomson (Baron Kelvin) and Emperor Pedro
II of Brazil at the Centennial Exhibition. 

1906 Pittsburgh millionaire Harry Kendall Thaw, the son of coal and
railroad baron William Thaw, shot and killed Stanford White.
White,
a prominent architect, had a tryst with Florence Evelyn Nesbit
before she married Thaw. The shooting took place at the premeire of
Mamzelle Champagne in New York. 

1910 The U.S. Congress authorized the use of postal savings stamps.


1917 The first American fighting troops landed in France. 

1920 The Greeks took 8,000 Turkish prisoners in Smyrna. 

1921 Samuel Gompers was elected head of the AFL for the 40th time. 

1938 Gaelic scholar Douglas Hyde was inaugurated as the first
president of the Irish Republic. 

1941 Finland declared war on the Soviet Union after securing help
from Germany.

1946 Ho Chi Minh traveled to France for talks on Vietnamese
independence. 

1948 The Soviet Union tightened its blockade of Berlin by
intercepting river barges heading for the city. 

1950 North Korea invaded South Korea initiating the Korean War. 

1951 In New York, the first regular commercial color TV
transmissions were presented on CBS using the FCC-approved CBS
Color System. The public did not own color TV's at the time. 

1959 The Cuban government seized 2.35 million acres under a new
agrarian reform law. 

1959 Eamon De Valera became president of Ireland at the age of 76. 

1962 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the use of unofficial non-
denominational prayer in public schools was unconstitutional. 

1964 U.S. President Lyndon Johnson ordered 200 naval personnel to
Mississippi to assist in finding three missing civil rights
workers. 

1970 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission handed down a
ruling (35 FR 7732), making it illegal for radio stations to put
telephone calls on the air without the permission of the person
being called. 

1973 Erskine Childers Jr. became president of Ireland after the
retirement of Eamon De Valera. 

1973 White House Counsel John Dean admitted that U.S. President
Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up. 

1975 Mozambique became independent. Samora Machel was sworn in as
president after 477 years of Portuguese rule. 

1981 The U.S. Supreme Court decided that male-only draft
registration was constitutional. 

1986 The U.S. Congress approved $100 million in aid to the Contras
fighting in Nicaragua. 

1987 Austrian President Kurt Waldheim visited Pope John Paul II at
the Vatican. The meeting was controversial due to allegations that
Waldheim had hidden his Nazi past. 


1990 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of an individual,
whose wishes are clearly made, to refuse life-sustaining medical
treatment. "The right to die" decision was made in the Curzan vs.
Missouri case. 

1991 The last Soviet troops left Czechoslovakia 23 years after the
Warsaw Pact invasion. 

1991 The Yugoslav republics of Slovenia and Croatia declared their
independence from Yugoslavia. 

1993 Kim Campbell took office as Canada's first woman prime
minister. She assumed power upon the resignation of Brian Mulroney.


1997 The Russian space station Mir was hit by an unmanned cargo
vessel. Much of the power supply was knocked out and the station's
Spektr module was severely damaged. 

1997 U.S. air pollution standards were significantly tightened by
U.S. President Clinton. 

1998 The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the line-item veto thereby
striking down presidential power to cancel specific items in tax
and spending legislation. 

1998 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that those infected with HIV are
protected by the Americans With Disabilities Act. 

1998 Microsoft's "Windows 98" was released to the public. 

1999 Germany's parliament approved a national Holocaust memorial to
be built in Berlin. 

2000 U.S. and British researchers announced that they had completed
a rough draft of a map of the genetic makeup of human beings. The
project was 10 years old at the time of the announcement. 

2000 A Florida judge approved a class-action lawsuit to be filed
against America Online (AOL) on behalf of hourly subscribers who
were forced to view "pop-up" advertisements. 

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English secondary school makes boys wear skirts 
to make transgender students feel more at home.
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Today, June 24 in
1675 King Philip's War began when Indians massacre colonists 
at Swansee, Plymouth colony. 

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_____________________________________________________ Two confirmed bachelors are talking and their conversation drifts from politics to cooking. "I got a cookbook last Christmas," says the first, "but I could never do anything with it." "Too much fancy cooking in it, eh?" asks the second. "You said it. Every one of the recipes began the same way, 'Take a clean dish and ...'" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Secondary school Oxfordshire, England English secondary school makes boys wear skirts to make transgender students feel more at home. A private secondary school in Oxfordshire, England is banning its male students from wearing shorts during the summer months, and is instead requesting that they wear a more "gender neutral" ensemble that includes that staple of men's athletic wear: The skirt. According to the Daily Mail, Chiltern Edge Secondary School's rule change comes after an unfavorable ruling by a government agency tasked with overseeing educational standards. School leaders said the skirts were a "more formal" alternative to shorts, regardless of how uncomfortable they might make male students at the school. Unsurprisingly, parents are complaining about the bizarre school dress code, which is part of a larger trend of schools adopting "gender neutral" uniforms to make transgender students feel more at home, and alienate the straight ones.
Tech Support Pits From: SueEllea Re: Coping with hotels Dear Webby In my new positon, I have to do a fair bit of traveling, and so far I don't like the computer part of it one bit. My daughter told me that you travel a lot and have written about that before. Well, you haven't, since I signed up. Hopefully the other subscribers won't be bored if you write an update on your travel tips. Thanks SueElla Dear SueElla The biggest nuisance with traveling is that most hotels use high tables and low chairs. Nobody knows why, but even hotels that claim to be business oriented and have office type swivel chairs, use ridiculously high tables. Most hotel tables come from China and just like un-hemmed bargain pants, the legs are way too long and need to be trimmed for the actually needed length. Unfortunately, that is too challenging for hotel staff. I cope with that problem by carrying a 5/16" thick piece of plexiglass trimmed to precisely fit into the lid of my big wheeled carryon. Well, nowadays I can't take it on board a plane any more and I have to check it through, but that piece of plexiglass has travelled with me for about 20 years. When I get to a hotel, I jam it into a partly opened dresser or night table drawer, and set my laptop on that. Then the separate keyboard, that I also take along, is at the perfect height for maximum typing speed while sitting in a low hotel chair. Yes, I take a regular keyboard along, with proper numeric keypad. I also take along a 5 button mouse. I am used to using the side buttons for copying and pasting. I also take along the following: Wireless DSL modem card 15 foot network cable 20 foot telephone cable Female-Female telephone cable connector Telephone line one-to-two splitter 20 foot light weight extension cord (Lamp Cord) Two 5 watt LED lightbulbs Print-out of Earthlink access numbers for the areas that I travel to. Naturally, I try to go to hotels that have wireless high- speed connections, but sometimes the room is too far away from the transmitter or the max number of people are already logged on by the time I get set up. Then old fashioned dial-up is better than nothing. I have to say that Earthlink has never let me down, even overseas, however, since their support was moved to Asia, it has deteriorated. Instead of joking with a valley girl, you are now arguing with somebody, who does not speak Engrish very well. That is why you need that print-out of all the local access numbers. Have FUN DearWebby
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A salesman of many years is tired of his job and gives it up to become a policeman. One day, while he's walking his beat, he meets an old friend who asks him how he likes his new work. "Well," says the salesman-turned-cop, "the pay is excellent and the hours aren't bad. But what I like best is that the customer is always wrong."
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A scout for one of the leading colleges went to the office of the athletic director and announced, "Have I got an athlete for you! This guy can play every sport and excels at every position. He is absolutely the finest athlete I have ever seen play." The athletic director was very impressed but had to ask the question, "But how is he scholastically?" The scout replied, "He makes straight "A"s in every subject. However, I must tell you his "B"s are a little crooked." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Hanging Tools If you enough wall space, hang shovels and other garden tools upside down on your walls. For smaller tools, you can get a peg board that you can mount on your wall and fit with a variety of pegs and hooks and store tools that you need to have handy. You can also get mop closet organizers that grip the handles properly with soft cushion grips. That way wet tools don't drool down the handle and leave a blister causing crust, and it helps to keep the lower end of the handle from drying out and getting sloppy. A tight fitting tool tires you out a lot less. A mop handle rack with six spring loaded cusion grips is usually around $4.95 and holds anything except heavy sledge hammers. Have FUN! DearWebby Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ As an instructor in driver education at the local area High School, I've learned that even the brightest students can become flustered behind the wheel. One day I had three beginners in the car, each scheduled to drive for 30 minutes. When the first student had completed his time, I asked him to change places with one of the others. Gripping the wheel tightly and staring straight ahead, he asked in a shaky voice, "Should I stop the car first?" ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Linda for this story: My wife and I are teachers, and our jobs often spill over into our family life. One morning, as our eight-year-old Maggie was getting ready for school, I peeked into her room just to be sure she had tidied it up. "You call THAT a made bed?" I asked. "No, Dad," Maggie replied. "It's just a rough draft." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 24 in
1314 Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce won over Edward II of
England at the Battle of Bannockburn in Scotland. 

1340 The English fleet defeated the French fleet at Sluys, off the
Flemish coast. 

1497 Italian explorer John Cabot, sailing in the service of
England, landed in North America on what is now Newfoundland. 

1509 Henry VIII was crowned King of England. 

1664 New Jersey, named after the Isle of Jersey, was founded. 

1675 King Philip's War began when Indians massacre colonists at
Swansee, Plymouth colony. 

1717 The Freemasons were founded in London. 

1793 The first republican constitution in France was adopted. 

1812 Napoleon crossed the Nieman River and invaded Russia. 

1844 Charles Goodyear was granted U.S. patent #3,633 for vulcanized
rubber. 

1859 At the Battle of Solferino, also known as the Battle of the
Three Sovereigns, the French army led by Napoleon III defeated the
Austrian army under Franz Joseph I in northern Italy. 

1861 Federal gunboats attacked Confederate batteries at Mathias
Point, Virginia. 

1862 U.S. intervention saved the British and French at the Dagu
forts in China. 

1869 Mary Ellen "Mammy" Pleasant officially became the Vodoo Queen
in San Francisco, CA. 

1910 The Japanese army invaded Korea. 

1913 Greece and Serbia annulled their alliance with Bulgaria
following border disputes over Macedonia and Thrace. 

1931 The Soviet Union and Afghanistan signed a treaty of
neutrality. 

1940 France signed an armistice with Italy. 

1940 TV cameras were used for the first time in a political
convention as the Republicans convened in Philadelphia, PA. 

1941 U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt pledged all possible support
to the Soviet Union. 

1947 Kenneth Arnold reported seeing flying saucers over Mt.
Rainier, Washington. 

1948 The Soviet Union began the Berlin Blockade. 

1955 Soviet MIG's down a U.S. Navy patrol plane over the Bering
Strait. 

1964 The Federal Trade Commission announced that starting in 1965,
cigarette manufactures would be required to include warnings on
their packaging about the harmful effects of smoking. 

1968 "Resurrection City," a shantytown constructed as part of the
Poor People's March on Washington D.C., was closed down by
authorities. 

1970 The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Gulf of
Tonkin Resolution. 

1982 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that no president could be
sued for damages connected with actions taken while serving as
President of the United States. 

1985 Natalia Solzhenitsyn the wife of exiled, Soviet author
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, became a U.S. citizen. 

1986 The Empire State Building was designated a National Historic
Landmark. 

1997 The U.S. Air Force released a report titled "The Roswell
Report, Case Closed" that dismissed the claims that an alien
spacecraft had crashed in Roswell, NM, in 1947. 

1998 AT&T Corp. struck a deal to buy cable TV giant Tele-
Communications Inc. for $31.7 billion. 

1998 Walt Disney World Resort admitted its 600-millionth guest. 

2002 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juries, not judges, must
make the decision to give a convicted killer the death penalty. 

2002 A painting from Monet's Waterlilies series sold for $20.2
million. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida woman, clocked at 73 mph in 40 mph zone, 
admits to 'swerving' and being drunk
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Today, June 23 in
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an 
invention that he called a "Type-Writer." 

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______________________________________________________ I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good. --- Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD) Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity than they really are. --- Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A civil servant is badly hurt falling down the stairs of the Ministry of Absorption in Jerusalem. He is taken to Hadassah hospital where he remains in a coma for several days. Finally, an eye opens and his doctor tells him: "My friend, I have bad news and I have good news. First of all, you'll never be able to work again..." "Nu," muttered the injured bureaucrat. "What's the bad news?" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ "TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOUR DEAD NEIGHBORS" If you share a home with a friend or relative, be thankful. They will give you company and support. And if you happen to die, they will miss you dearly, especially when the dishes start to pile up. Not everyone is so lucky. A 40-year-old woman in Marburg, Germany, lay dead in her apartment for more than 10 months before police found her body. The body was discovered only because the landlord cared enough to ask, "Where's my darn rent?" The woman's neighbors hadn't noticed anything strange. They had apparently assumed she was hibernating. Just like Al Gore. Such cases seem to be a major problem in Germany, where death often arrives a few months, even a few years, before the undertaker. That's partly because of the country's efficient banking system, which makes automatic bill-paying so easy, even dead people can do it. In 1998, a Hamburg man was found dead on his sofa. He had expired five years earlier, but, sitting in front of his television, he looked just as lively as most men. The only thing missing was a sign that said, "I'd get up to answer the door, but I'm dead tired." Unfortunately Germany isn't the only country where dead people are taking up valuable apartment space. Russian workers once found a man's skeletal remains in a room in a communal apartment. He had been dead for five years, but the families sharing the other rooms were too preoccupied to realize that a room was available. Even people with roommates sometimes find themselves neglected, as did 43-year-old William Everett Delaney. The Key West, Florida, man lay dead on his kitchen floor for two months. His 78-year-old roommate recalled that Delaney had fallen on the floor, but thought he was still alive, perhaps doing some close-up research on the kitchen tiles. The roommate offered to take Delaney to the hospital or get him something to eat or drink, but when Delaney didn't reply, the roommate made the only logical conclusion: Delaney was very stubborn. The 78-year-old stepped over Delaney's body for two months, probably shaking his head and thinking, "I wish he'd get up and help me clean the kitchen. It's starting to get an awful smell." Nobody deserves to die so anonymously. That's why it's important to check on your neighbors regularly, especially if they're elderly. Just knock on their doors and ask if they're OK. You: "Hello! Is anyone there?" Female neighbor (shouting from behind her door): "Whatever you're selling, we don't want any. That includes religion." You: "I'm not selling anything. I'm your neighbor. Just stopping by to make sure you aren't dead." Neighbor: "Dead? No, I don't think I'm dead. But I'm not sure about my husband. He hasn't moved from the couch since 1983. Do you think that's abnormal?" You: "Only if he isn't holding the remote." If you don't want to disturb your neighbors, keep a lookout for signs that they may have died years ago. Here are a few telltales: ---The grass around their home is so tall, the Boy Scouts want to camp there. ---Their blue Volvo has gradually turned white, getting a free paint job from the birds. ---They have a sign on their driveway that reads, "Grover Cleveland for President." ---They're still flying the confederate flag. ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Stormi Winters, 29 St. Johns County Jail, Florida Florida woman, clocked at 73 mph in 40 mph zone, admits to 'swerving' and being drunk A St. Johns County woman was jailed on a misdemeanor DUI charge after she was pulled over in the 1800 block of A1A in St. Augustine. Stormi Winters, 29, was stopped at 11:24 p.m. on Wednesday by a St. Johns County deputy, an arrest report said. Deputies said Winters was spotted driving erratically in her 2016 Kia on A1A. The arrest report said that Winters was speeding and "violently turning left" instead of merging. Winters was clocked going 73 mph in a 40 mph zone, deputies said. She was asked if she knew why she was pulled over, she replied, "Because I was swerving all over the road." When she was asking why she was swerving, she replied, "Because I have been drinking," the report said. Winters was texting "frantically" on her phone when she was pulled over, the arrest report said. She told deputies that she consumed "two or three" drinks at "Dunes." She was trying to get home to her 6-year-old son, the report said. Winters is being held in the St. Johns County Jail on $1,000 bond.
Tech Support Pits om: Leonard Re: Launcher Dear Webby You once mentioned a program launcher to replace shortcut icons. I use a lot of programs that I don't really want to advertise on my work machine with shortcut icons, so that launcher would be a good solution, if it is still available. Thanks Leonard Dear Leonard Yes, launchy is still available. http://launchy.net/ Millions of us just love it! For those of you, who don't know about it, it is a microscopic little program that launches whatever you want, by typing the first letter or two of that program name, and hitting Enter. ALT Spacebar opens Launchy. Then you type, for example W it suggests "Word" and you hit Enter. WORD starts up, as if you had found the shortcut icon and double-clicked it. A for Ancestry. H for humor letter, and so on. If you have many programs starting with W, it shows you a list of them, for example Wordpad Weather Wikipedia You use the arrow keys to highlight the one you want, and hit ENTER. You never have to take your fingers off the keyboard and wrestle the cat for the mouse. If you type numbers, it is a calculator. There are countless different "skins" available. I use a very basic black background with a white entry line with black text. You can use the default or pick whatever "skin" you like. Just pick one and figure out what you would like instead. It would take you years to try them all. Have FUN DearWebby
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"Mommy, my turtle is dead," the little boy, Futh, sorrowfully told his mother, holding the turtle out to her in his hand. The mother kissed him on the head, then said," That's all right. We'll wrap him in tissue paper, put him in a little box, then have a nice burial ceremony in the back yard. After that, we'll go out for an ice cream soda, and then get you a new pet. "Ice cream?" the little boy said, wiping his tears and smiling, "Oh! Boy!" His mother said, "I don't want you...." Her voice trailed off as she noticed the turtle move. "Futh, you're turtle is not dead after all." "Oh," the disappointed boy said. "Can I kill it?"
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A boy was taking care of his baby sister while his parents went to town shopping. He decided to go fishing and he had to take her along. "I'll never do that again!" he told his mother that evening. "I didn't catch a thing!" "Oh, next time I'm sure she'll be quiet and not scare the fish away," his mother said. The boy said, "It wasn't that. She ate all the bait." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Cooking Mushrooms When cooking mushrooms, always be sure to cook them with low heat and do not allow them to cook too long. If you do, they will become tough and will shrivel. Very little additional liquid is needed, because mushrooms are ninety percent water. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ David bought his wife a piano for her birthday. A few weeks later, his friend Bill asked how she was doing with it. "Oh," said David, "I persuaded her to switch to a clarinet." "How come?" Bill asked. "Well," he answered, "because with a clarinet, she can't sing, plus she can tak it with her, and annoy other people." ___________________________________________________
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A Texan, a Russian and a New Yorker go into a restaurant in London. The waiter says, "Excuse me, but if you wanted the steak you might not get one as there is a shortage." The Texan said, "What's a shortage?" The Russian said, "What's a steak...?" The New Yorker said, "What's excuse me....?" ____________________________________________________

Today, June 23 in
1683 William Penn signed a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape
Indians in Pennsylvania. 

1700 Russia gave up its Black Sea fleet as part of a truce with the
Ottoman Empire. 

1758 British and Hanoverian armies defeated the French at Krefeld
in Germany. 

1760 The Austrians defeated the Prussians at Landshut, Germany. 

1757 Robert Clive defeated the Indians at Plassey and won control
of Bengal. 

1836 The U.S. Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a
provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states. 

1848 A bloody insurrection of workers in Paris erupted. 

1865 Confederate General Stand Watie, who was also a Cherokee
chief, surrendered the last sizable Confederate army at Fort
Towson, in the Oklahoma Territory. 

1868 Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention
that he called a "Type-Writer." 

1884 A Chinese Army defeated the French at Bacle, Indochina. 

1902 Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy renewed the Triple
Alliance for a 12 year duration. 

1904 The first American motorboat race got underway on the Hudson
River in New York. 

1926 The first lip reading tournament in America was held in
Philadelphia, PA. 

1931 Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New York on the
first round-the-world flight in a single-engine plane. 

1934 Italy gained the right to colonize Albania after defeating the
country. 

1938 The Civil Aeronautics Authority was established. 

1938 Marineland opened near St. Augustine, Florida. 

1947 The U.S. Senate joined the House in overriding President
Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act. 

1951 Soviet U.N. delegate Jacob Malik proposed cease-fire
discussions in the Korean War. 

1952 The U.S. Air Force bombed power plants on Yalu River, Korea. 

1956 Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of Egypt. 

1966 Civil Rights marchers in Mississippi were dispersed by tear
gas. 

1972 U.S. President Nixon and White House chief of staff H.R.
Haldeman discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI's
Watergate investigation. 

2003 Apple Computer Inc. unveiled the new Power Mac desktop
computer. 

2004 The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of
nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange
for economic benefits. 

2013 In Arizona, aerialist Nik Wallenda completed a quarter mile
tightrope walk over the Little Colorado River Gorge. 
My yellow cap is down in that gorge. 

2015 NASA's Mars Odyssey completed its 60,000th orbit around Mars.
The spacecraft entered orbit on October 23, 2001. 

2015 Verizon announced it had completed its $4.4 billion purchase
of AOL, Inc. Have not heard much about AOL since then.

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Chilling 911 call reveals abuse in Turpin family
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Today, June 22 in
1611 English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and several other
people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers. 

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______________________________________________________ Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. --- George Burns (1896 - 1996) Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light. --- C. V. R. Thompson "Miami was voted the worst road rage city. You have 20-year- olds doing 95, and 95-year-olds doing 20, that's why." --- Craig Ferguson ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Asked by his third-grade teacher to spell "straight." The boy did so correctly. "Now," said the teacher, "what does it mean?" "Without water." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ THE MILLAU VIADUCT – RECORD FIGURES Length: 2,460 m (8,071 ft) Width: 32 m (105 ft) Maximum height: 343 m (1,125 ft), or 19 m higher than the Eiffel Tower Slope: 3.025 %, going up from north to south in the direction Clermont-Ferrand – Béziers Curve: 20 km (12.4 miles) Height of the tallest pier (P2): 245 m (804 ft) Height of the pylons: 87 m (285 ft) Number of piers: 7 Length of the spans: Two end spans of 204 m (669 ft) each and six central spans of 342 m (1,122 ft) each. Number of stays: 154 (11 pairs per pylon laid out in one mono-axial layer) Tension of the stays: from 900 t to 1,200 t for the longest Weight of the steel deck: 36,000 t, or 5 times that of the Eiffel Tower Volume of concrete: 85,000 m3, or 206,000 t Cost of the construction: 400 Million Euros (585 m USD) Contract duration: 78 years – 3 years for construction and 75 years of operations Structural guarantee: 120 years _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ John and Mary were having dinner in a very fine restaurant. Their waitress, taking another order at a table a few paces away noticed that John was suddenly and silently sliding down his chair and under the table, while Mary acted quite unconcerned. Their waitress watched as John slid all the way down his chair and out of sight under the table. After the waitress finished taking the order, she came over to the table and said to the woman, "Pardon me, ma'am, but I think your husband just slid under the table." The woman calmly looked up at her and replied firmly, "Oh, no he didn't. In fact, my husband just walked in the front door." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Louise Turpin, left, and David Turpin, right, sit in court for a preliminary hearing on June 20, 2018. Louise Turpin, 49, David Turpin, 56, Perris, California Chilling 911 call reveals abuse in Turpin family The 17-year-old girl who called police to report her allegedly abusive parents in Perris, California, said the house the family lived in smelled so badly that she could barely breathe, and she thought she and her 12 siblings might need to go to the doctor. And when she struggled to remember the address of the home, the 911 operator asked her if she was around the corner from her house. "Yeah, I think," the girl said. "I've never been out. I don't go out much." That chilling 911 call was made public Wednesday as part of a preliminary hearing in the case against David and Louise Turpin, the California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive in a "house of horrors." 'I've never been out': Chilling 911 call reveals abuse in Turpin family By Sonya Hamasaki and Eric Levenson, CNN Updated 4:06 AM ET, Thu June 21, 2018 Surveillance shows Turpin siblings' escape Play Video Surveillance shows Turpin siblings' escape 01:05 Riverside, California (CNN)The 17-year-old girl who called police to report her allegedly abusive parents in Perris, California, said the house the family lived in smelled so badly that she could barely breathe, and she thought she and her 12 siblings might need to go to the doctor. And when she struggled to remember the address of the home, the 911 operator asked her if she was around the corner from her house. "Yeah, I think," the girl said. "I've never been out. I don't go out much." That chilling 911 call was made public Wednesday as part of a preliminary hearing in the case against David and Louise Turpin, the California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive in a "house of horrors." Louise Turpin, left, and David Turpin, right, sit in court for a preliminary hearing on June 20, 2018. Louise Turpin, left, and David Turpin, right, sit in court for a preliminary hearing on June 20, 2018. Prosecutors say the couple beat and tortured their children, kept them chained to their beds and starved them- all while the family dogs were kept clean and well-fed. They were arrested on January 14 after their 17-year-old daughter escaped from a window and called 911 on a deactivated cell phone. The Turpin siblings are comprised of six minors and seven adults, ranging in age from 2 years old to 29. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, pleaded not guilty to more than 40 charges, including torture, false imprisonment, abuse of a dependent adult and child abuse. David Turpin also pleaded not guilty to one count of lewd conduct with a minor. Despite the horror of the 911 call, the girl's voice sounded remarkably calm and clear while relating her experience. But the call, as well as police who responded to the scene, provided several disturbing new details from the home and the degree to which the parents controlled their children's lives. "I can't breathe because of how dirty the house is," the Turpin daughter said on the call. "We don't take baths. I don't know if we need to go to the doctor." Accounts of abuse and starvation Other Turpin children told investigators they were abused. A 14-year-old girl said Louise Turpin threw her down the stairs when she was caught in her mom's room, investigator Brett Rooker of the Riverside County Sheriff's Office testified. "She said she was terrified of her mother," he said. An 11-year-old girl said that Louise Turpin would often punch them with a closed fist and hit her with an open hand, Riverside County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Brown testified. The girl said that sometimes, her mother pulled her hair so forcefully it would lift her off the ground, Brown said. The girl said she was "always hungry," he further testified. The children were fed jalapeno baloney sandwiches while the parents ate Jersey Mike's, pizza and fries, he said. The girl said Louise Turpin would buy apple juice but the children weren't allowed to drink it. She kept pie in the fridge or pantry until it became moldy and then threw it away. A doctor who treated the family said the 11-year-old girl was in the worst condition when the examined her, Patrick Morris, Supervising Investigator for Riverside County District Attorney, testified. She had a body weight percentile of .01 and her mid arm circumference was equal to that of a 4.5-month-old baby, Morris testified. The doctor said she had psychosocial dwarfism, stunted growth due to living in an environment that is abusive or neglected. The 15-year-old boy had difficulty walking, vitamin D deficiency, and visible scoliosis. He told the doctor that he wanted to kill animals and could predict the future, Morris testified. The 17-year-old Turpin daughter who made the 911 call weighed about 97 pounds with a BMI of 2.2% when doctors first examined her, Morris said. In other parts of the call, told the operator that her parents were abusive and had chained up two of her sisters, and that she thought her father had guns in the house. She also said she hadn't taken a bath in almost a year. Riverside Deputy Manuel Campos, who responded to the 911 call, testified on Wednesday that the girl appeared much younger than 17. "She appears not to bathe regularly," he also said. "There was odor emitting from her body of one that doesn't bathe regularly." The girl was shaking on the call and "scared to death" from the daring escape out of the window, Campos said. She said that she was kept in the room with her sisters for about 20 hours a day, and that she was only allowed to leave the room to eat, use the restroom and brush her teeth, Campos said. If she broke the rules, she would be disciplined in the form of knocking on the head, pulling of hair, or being smacked in the face. After she watched a Justin Bieber video on a cell phone, her mother choked her, she told Campos. In addition to the physical abuse, there was a sexual incident with her father, the girl told police. She said her father pulled her pants down, grabbed her and put her on his lap. She tried to push him away, and pulled her pants up, Campos said. He also tried to force kisses on her mouth, she told Campos, and this happened about 10 times. The girl said her father told her not to tell anyone, Campos said. They remain in custody in lieu of $12 million bail each after pleading not guilty to all of their charges.
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A woman in my office who had recently divorced after years of marriage, signed up for a refresher CPR course. "Is it hard to learn?" someone asked. "Not at all," my co-worker replied. "Basically you're asked to breathe life into a dummy. I don't expect to have any problem. I did that for 12 years."
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Linda is taking the driving portion of her driver's license exam. She handles most of the maneuvers quite well. She has a little trouble parallel parking, however, and winds up a couple of feet from the curb. "Could you get a little closer?" the examiner asks. The blonde then unbuckles her seat belt and slides over toward the examiner. "Now what?" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Removing Seafood Odors From Hands To remove seafood odor from your hands after dealing with boiled shrimp, crab, fish, etc., simply sprinkle salt onto wet hands, rub and rinse. No more odors. Lemon juice also works well for removing seafood smells. By Patricia Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Where is your fernweh? My longing is for Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains. The first and only time I visited it I cried all the way through because it felt like I had "come home." I also have a longing for Scotland, Ireland and England, and have always felt I didn't belong in this time period either.
___________________________________________________ HOW CAN A STRANGER TELL IF TWO PEOPLE ARE MARRIED? You might have to guess, based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids. --- Derrick, age 8 WHAT DO YOU THINK YOUR MOM AND DAD HAVE IN COMMON? Both don't want any more kids. --- Lori, age 8 IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED? It's better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need someone to clean up after them. --- Anita, age 9 HOW WOULD THE WORLD BE DIFFERENT IF PEOPLE DIDN'T GET MARRIED? There sure would be a lot of kids to explain, wouldn't there? --- Kelvin, age 8 ___________________________________________________
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A fellow got up one Saturday morning with the odd feeling that something about this day was to be different. Something unusual WAS about to happen today. He glanced out the window at the thermometer: 33 degrees. He went downstairs - the clock had stopped at 3 o'clock. He picked up the newspaper and read the date: the 3rd of the month. Threes - that was it! He grabbed the paper and flipped it open to the racing section. Sure enough in the 3rd race, there was a horse named Trio! The fellow hurried to the bank, drew out his life savings and bet it all on the horse to win. The horse finished 3rd. ____________________________________________________

Today, June 22 in
1558 The French took the French town of Thioville from the English.

1611 English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and several other
people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers. 

1772 Slavery was outlawed in England. 

1807 British seamen board the USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading
to the War of 1812. 

1815 Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated a second time. 

1832 J.I. Howe patented the pin machine. 

1874 Dr. Andrew Taylor Still began the first known practice of
osteopathy. 

1909 The first transcontinental auto race ended in Seattle, WA. 

1911 King George V of England was crowned. 

1915 Austro-German forces occupied Lemberg on the Eastern Front as
the Russians retreat. 

1925 France and Spain agreed to join forces against Abd el Krim in
Morocco. 

1933 Germany became a one political party country when Hitler
banned parties other than the Nazis. 

1939 The first U.S. water-ski tournament was held at Jones Beach,
on Long Island, New York. 

1940 France and Germany signed an armistice at Compiegne, on terms
dictated by the Nazis. 

1941 Under the codename Barbarossa, Germany invaded the Soviet
Union. 

1942 A Japanese submarine shelled Fort Stevens at the mouth of the
Columbia River. 

1942 V-Mail, or Victory-Mail, was sent for the first time. 

1944 U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt signed the "GI Bill of
Rights" to provide broad benefits for veterans of the war. 

1945 During World War II, the battle for Okinawa officially ended
after 81 days. 

1946 Jet airplanes were used to transport mail for the first time. 

1956 The battle for Algiers began as three buildings in Casbah were
blown up. 

1964 The U.S. Supreme Court voted that Henry Miller's book, "Tropic
of Cancer", could not be banned. 

1970 U.S. President Richard Nixon signed an extension of the Voting
Rights Act of 1965. It required that the voting age in the United
States to be 18. 

1973 Skylab astronauts splashed down safely in the Pacific after a
record 28 days in space. 

1974 In Chicago, the Sears Tower Skydeck opened. (After 9/11 Sears
got scared and evacuated. It is now the Willis Tower) 

1978 James W. Christy and Robert S. Harrington discovered the only
known moon of Pluto. The moon is named Charon. 

1980 The Soviet Union announced a partial withdrawal of its forces
from Afghanistan. 

1989 The government of Angola and the anti-Communist rebels of the
UNITA movement agreed to a formal truce in their 14-year-old civil
war. 

1990 Checkpoint Charlie was dismantled in Berlin. 

1992 The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that hate-crime laws
that ban cross-burning and similar expressions of racial bias
violated free-speech rights. 

1998 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that evidence illegally obtained
by authorities could be used at revocation hearings for a convicted
criminal's parole. 

1998 The 75th National Marbles Tournament began in Wildwood, NJ. 

1999 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that persons with remediable
handicaps cannot claim discrimination in employment under the
Americans with Disability Act. 

2009 Eastman Kodak Company announced that it would discontinue
sales of the Kodachrome Color Film.

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Good Morning, !
Today is Thursday,  June 21
Longest day of the year!
That always makes me sad. The weather is going to get hotter,
but the days will get shorter. I don't really work outside much
anymore, it's just a hang over from my youth. Oh, well, I will get
over it by December 21, when the days will get longer again.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
NJ Dealer charged with homicide after 
15-year-old customer's heroin overdose
Bonehead
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Today, June 21 in
1404 Owain Glyndwr established a Welsh Parliament at Machynlleth
and was crowned Prince of Wales.

More of today in history at HIstory
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______________________________________________________ Wisdom is what's left after we've run out of personal opinions. --- Cullen Hightower Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week." --- Robert Frost ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ An irate woman burst into the baker's shop and said, "I sent my daughter in here for two pounds of cookies this morning, but when I weighed them there was only one pound. I suggest that you check your scales." The baker looked at her calmly and replied, "Ma'am, I suggest you weigh your daughter." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Wilson's bird-of-paradise _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ When I stopped the bus to pick up Chris for preschool, I noticed an older woman hugging him as he left the house. "Is that your grandmother?" I asked. "Yes," Chris said. "She's visiting." "How nice," I said. "Where does she live?" "At the airport," Chris replied. "Whenever we need her, we just go out there and get her." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Austin Cooper, 21, Willingboro, New Jersey NJ Dealer charged with homicide after 15-year-old customer's heroin overdose A suspected heroin dealer was charged with homicide on Monday after one of his customers a 15-year-old girl fatally overdosed just after Christmas last year. Austin Cooper, 21, of Willingboro, was charged with first-degree strict liability for drug-induced death, the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement. On December 26, a family member found Madison McDonald unresponsive at her home in Evesham Township's Marlton section. She was barely alive and transported to Virtua Marlton Hospital, and later flown to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She died on December 28. Authorities investigating McDonald's death found that Cooper delivered 10 bags of heroin to the home before she died. He was charged at the time possessing and dealing heroin. Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina has pledged to "aggressively" pursue the strict liability charge when possible in prosecution, to help fight the opioid epidemic. On that charge, a dealer can face 10 to 20 years in state prison, as opposed to three to five years for drug distribution.
Tech Support Pits From: Ana Re: Interac Dear Webby I keep getting these emails looking like they are from Interac claiming that somebody, whose name I have never heard of, had sent me money. Well, nobody ever sends money to me, so I just let MailWasher dump it. Mailwasher flags it as bad. Is there the slightest chance that one of Hillary's buddies is trying to send me money to mess with the next election? I doubt it. So, what is that stuff? Ana Dear Ana Trust MailWasher. It is just spam from Russia. I get it too. It LOOKS like an Interac notice, but with wacky spelling in the hidden header. Just let MailWasher dump it, and most definitely don't click on anything in those fake Interac notices. Have FUN DearWebby
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A tractor salesman was passing a farm, where the farmer was plowing the field with a bull. He goes over and offers to sell the farmer a tractor to plow with. The farmer tells him "I don't need a tractor, I have three new ones at the barn" Well if you have three new tractors at the barn, why are you plowing this field with that bull, asked the salesman ? The farmer replied, "This is part of the bulls continuing education. I am teaching him that there is more to farming than messing with cows and tearing down fences.
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Doctor!" said the woman as she loudly bounced into the room, "I want you to tell me very frankly what's wrong with me." He surveyed her from head to foot. "Madam," he said at length, "I've just three things to tell you." "First, you need to lose at least twenty pounds. Second, you should use about one tenth as much rouge and lipstick. And third, I'm an artist - the doctor's office is on the next floor." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Beans Without Gas You can reduce gas from eating beans by boiling beans for 1/2 hour, rinsing, and soaking for several more hours. This methods works because triglycerides soak out and get discarded. I rinse beans multiple times, even canned ones. By Rose Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Blue-haired old aunts used to come up to me at weddings, poking me in the ribs and cackling, telling me "You're next!" They stopped after I started doing the same thing to them at funerals. ___________________________________________________
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When an express train to London made an unscheduled stop at Reading, the philosopher, C.E.M. Joad, climbed aboard. "You¹ve got to get off sir," the guard told him, "this train doesn¹t stop here." Replied Joad, "In that case, don't worry. If it didn't stop here, I didn't get on it." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 21 in
1404 Owain Glyndwr established a Welsh Parliament at Machynlleth
and was crowned Prince of Wales. 

1788 The U.S. Constitution went into effect when New Hampshire
became the ninth state to ratify it. 

1834 Cyrus McCormick patented the first practical mechanical reaper
for farming. His invention allowed farmers to more than double
their crop size. 

1859 Andrew Lanergan received the first rocket patent. 

1893 The Ferris Wheel was introduced at the World's Columbian
Exposition in Chicago, IL. 

1913 Georgia Broadwick became the first woman to jump from an
airplane. 

1937 In Paris, Leon Blum's Popular Front Cabinet resigned. 

1938 In Washington, U.S. President Roosevelt signed the $3.75
billion Emergency Relief Appropriation Act. 

1941 German troops entered Russia on a front from the Arctic to
Black Sea. 

1945 Pan Am announced an 88-hour round-the-world flight at a cost
of $700. 

1954 The American Cancer Society reported significantly higher
death rates among cigarette smokers than among non-smokers. 

1958 In Arkansas, a federal judge let Little Rock delay school
integration. 

1958 Linus Pauling and Detlev Bronke, both Americans, were elected
to the Soviet Academy of Science. 

1963 France announced that they were withdrawing from the North
Atlantic NATO fleet. 

1973 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states may ban materials
found to be obscene according to local standards. 

1974 The U.S. Supreme Court decided that pregnant teachers could no
longer be forced to take long leaves of absence. 

1985 Scientists announced that skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil
were those of Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele. 

1989 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag as
a form of political protest was protected by the First Amendment. 

2001 Former Haitian Army colonel Carl Dorelien taken into custody
in Port St. Lucie. Dorelien had been in exile since 1994 when he
was sentenced to life in prison for his role in a 1994 massacre. 

2003 The fifth Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Order of
the Phoenix," was published by J.K. Rowling. Amazon.com shipped out
more than one million copies on this day making the day the largest
distribution day of a single item in e-commerce history. The book
set sales records around the world with an estimated 5 million
copies were sold on the first day. 

2004 SpaceShipOne, designed by Burt Rutan and piloted by Mike
Melvill, reached 328,491 feet above Earth in a 90 minute flight.
The height is about 400 feet above the distance scientists consider
to be the boundary of space.

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Good Morning, !
Today is Wednesday,  June 20

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Police find suspected burglar hiding 
under bed with legs poking out
Bonehead
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Today, June 20 in
1977 The Trans-Alaska Pipeline began operation. 
Still works fine.

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_____________________________________________________ Two priests died at the same time and met Saint Peter at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter said, "I'd like to get you guys in now but our computer's down. You'll have to go back to Earth for about a week but you can't go back as humans. What'll it be?" The first priest says, "I've always wanted to be an eagle, soaring above the Rocky mountains." "So be it," says St. Peter and off flies the first priest. The second priest mulls this over for a moment and asks, "Will any of this week 'count', St. Peter?" "No, I told you the computer's down. There's no way we can keep track of what you're doing. The week's a freebie." "In that case," says the second priest, "I've always wanted to be a stud." "So be it," says St. Peter and the second priest disappears. A week goes by, the computer is fixed, and the Lord tells St. Peter to recall the two priests. "Will you have any trouble locating them?" He asks. "The first one should be easy," says St. Peter. "He's somewhere over the Rockies, flying with the eagles. But the second one could prove to be more difficult." "Why?" asketh the Lord. St. Peter answered, "He's on a snow tire somewhere in Tasmania." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jan Sivak, Calderdale, England Todays Bonehead Award: Police find suspected burglar hiding under bed with legs poking out If you’re going to hide from the police, perhaps it would be wise to make sure your legs aren’t sticking out from beneath your bed. Burglary suspect Jan Sivak didn’t follow this advice and was snapped with his feet hanging out at his home in Halifax. West Yorkshire Police then posted the picture on social media with the caption: ‘He will not be winning any awards for hide-and-seek champion soon.’ Sivak, from Halifax, had gone on the run after failing to surrender to bail at Bradford Magistrates Court on Tuesday. He had been accused of stealing £4,500 in cash from a fish and chip shop. After he was caught he eventually appeared in court and admitted failing to surrender, which he received a 14 day sentence for. Gulfraz Khan, defending, said Sivak had tried to get to court on the day of his appearance but was unsuccessful. Sivak pleaded not guilty to burglary of a non-dwelling and was remanded into custody until July 28 for trial at Bradford Crown Court.
Tech Support Pits From: Brenda Re: Is there any allowance for auto-responders? Dear Webby I can understand that with your volume of mail you consider autoresponders a silly and unnhecessary nuisance. I use Hoitmail and Yahoo mail, and as you probably know, they are a bit flakey and one never knkows if mail to me actually got through. Woould an auto-responder be OK in my case, telling people that their mail did get to me and will be answered soon? Brenda Dear Brenda Get Gmail. It is free, and very reliable. I have used it since it got started, and have not lost any mail. Some got accidentally sorted into the spam or trash folder, but it DID arrive. Using an autoresponder because you are sleeping or on the potty is silly. If somebody expects an instant reply, then you should tell them to get a life and consider that other people have lives too! I answer mail at all times of day or night. Depending on the time zone, people might be sleeping or cooking or shopping or working away from their computer. So, what? Sooner or later they will see my mail, and that will be soon enough. I also know that many people use their employer's computer for their email. If their address has the domain of some company, then I know not to expect answers on the weekend. I do NOT need an autoresponder telling me that Ms Hortensia Buttflower will return to work on Monday. The same probably applies to you and your contacts. If you don't reply instantly, the smarter ones will realize that you might be working on something else, or sleeping. Once you get Gmail or any reliable mail, forget about having to be a nuisance. Have FUN DearWebby
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A lady was taking her time browsing through everything at a yard sale and said to the homeowner, "My husband is going to be very angry when he finds out I stopped at a yard sale." "I'm sure he'll understand when you tell him about all the bargains," the homeowner replied. "Normally, yes," the lady said. "But he just fell off the roof and broke both his legs, and he's waiting for me to take him to the hospital."
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On a Continental Flight with a very "senior" flight attendant crew, the pilot said, "Ladies and gentlemen, we've reached cruising altitude and will be turning down the cabin lights. This is for your comfort and to enhance the appearance of your flight attendants." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Sweetening Whipped Cream Sweeten homemade whipped cream with Confectioner's (powdered) sugar instead of granulated sugar, if you like sweet whipped cream. The cream will hold its shape better, and be fluffier. By Nancy Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ The priest was passing a group of young teens sitting on the church lawn and stopped to ask what they were doing. "Nothing much, father," replied one boy. "We were just seeing who can tell the biggest lie about their sex life." "Boys, boys, boys!" he scolded. "I'm shocked. When I was your age, I never even thought about sex." In unison they all replied, "You win!" ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Cookie for this story: Stopping to pick up my daughter at kindergarten, I found out that the topic of "Show and Tell" that day had been parents' occupations. The teacher pulled me aside. Whispering, she advised, "You might want to explain a little bit more to your daughter what you do for a living." I work as a training consultant and often conduct my seminars in motel conference rooms. When I asked why, the teacher explained, "Your daughter told the class she wasn't sure what you did, but said you got dressed real pretty and went to work at motels." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 20 in
0451 Roman and Barbarian warriors brought Attila's army to a halt
at the Catalaunian Plains in eastern France. 

1397 The Union of Kalmar united Denmark, Sweden, and Norway under
one monarch. 

1756 In India, 150 British soldiers were imprisoned in a cell that
became known as the "Black Hole of Calcutta." 

1782 The U.S. Congress approved the Great Seal of the United
States. 

1791 King Louis XVI of France was captured while attempting to flee
the country in the so-called Flight to Varennes. 

1793 Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent. He received the
patent on March 14. The cotton gin initiated the American mass-
production concept. 

1837 Queen Victoria ascended the British throne following the death
of her uncle, King William IV. 

1863 The National Bank of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA, became
the first bank to receive a charter from the U.S. Congress. 

1898 The U.S. Navy seized the island of Guam enroute to the
Phillipines to fight the Spanish. 

1910 Mexican President Porfirio Diaz proclaimed martial law and
arrested hundreds. 

1923 France announced it would seize the Rhineland to assist
Germany in paying its war debts. That did not go mover well.

1928 Washburn-Crosby Company merged with 26 other mills to become
General Mills. 

1941 The U.S. Army Air Forces was established, replacing the Army
Air Corps. The Army Air Forces were abolished with the creation of
the United States Air Force in 1947. 

1943 Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit. Federal troops were
sent in two days later to end the violence that left more than 30
dead. 

1947 Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was murdered in Beverly Hills, CA, at
the order of mob associates angered over the soaring costs of his
project, the Flamingo resort in Las Vegas, NV. 

1963 The United States and Soviet Union signed an agreement to set
up a hot line communication link between the two countries. 

1967 Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective
Service laws by refusing to be drafted. The U.S. Supreme Court
later overturned the conviction. 

1977 The Trans-Alaska Pipeline began operation. 

1997 The tobacco industry agreed to a massive settlement in
exchange for major relief from mounting lawsuits and legal bills. 

2002 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the execution of mentally
retarded murderers was unconstitutionally cruel. The vote was 6 in
favor and 3 against. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Tuesday,  June 19

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Woman called 'Asian Persuasion' accused 
of robbing man in his W OKC hotel room
Bonehead
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Today, June 19 in
0240 BC Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth
using the length of the shadow of his walking stick at two
locations, and trigonometry. He was quite accurate. 

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______________________________________________________ A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire. --- Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Little Johnny was in his math class one day when the teacher singled him out. "If I gave you $200," the teacher began, "and you gave $50 to Mary, $50 to Sally and $50 to Susan, what would you have?" "Well, it sure would be no orgy!" Johnny answered, "Helen, my girlfriend, would bust my skull for that!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ had been misbehaving and was sent to bed. After a while emerged and informed mother that had thought it over and then said a prayer. "Fine", said the pleased mother. "If you ask God to help you about your misbehaving, He will help you." "Oh, I don't need help with misbehavin' ", said . "I asked Him to help me not to get caught quite so much." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Geiselle Stevenson, 31, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Woman called 'Asian Persuasion' accused of robbing man in his W OKC hotel room Police are looking for a woman who goes by the name "Asian Persuasion" who they say helped rob a man at a hotel. It happened at the Ramada at 2200 S. Meridian. Police say the suspect whose real name is Geiselle Stevenson helped men ambush the victim. The victim was staying at the hotel from out of town. He told police he went to pick her up at her apartment at the 10 West Apartments and took her back to his room. When he opened the door, he told police two men came up behind him and forced him into the room at gunpoint. The three of them made off with his clothing and cash, and yanked the gold chain he was wearing around his neck. Police are looking for a woman who goes by the name "Asian Persuasion" on the street, who they say helped rob a man at a hotel. They escaped in a gray Chevy Impala with a "Jesus" sticker on the back. The victim told police it was Stevenson, describing the tattoos on her face and the gem studs in her cheeks. Police are looking for a woman who goes by the name "Asian Persuasion" who they say helped rob a man at a hotel. She has a number of previous arrests. Back in March, Stevenson was in the news after police say she tried to steal a woman's purse in a motel parking lot. Then, she was caught trying to sneak into a man's room before he slammed the door in her face. She did end up inside another victim's room. The robbers stole four pairs of the victim's Jordan sneakers totaling about $840 and a $600 gold chain, among other belongings, according to the report. One of the men, whom police identified as Dennico Henderson, 25, held the victim at gun point with a .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol while the other man and Asian Persuasion went through the victim's belongings, according to the report. Police impounded the Chevy Impala. They are still looking for Stevenson. Henderson, the gunman, was arrested and released on bail.
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A new miracle doctor was in town. He could cure anything and anybody, and everyone was amazed with what he can do. Everyone except for Mr. Smith, the town grouch. So Mr. Smith went to this 'miracle doctor' to prove that he wasn't anybody special. "Hey, doc, I have lost my sense of taste. I can't taste nothin', so what are ya goin' to do?" The doctor scratches his head and mumbles to himself a little, then tells Mr. Smith, "What you need is jar number 43." Jar number 43? Mr. Smith wonders. So the doctor brings the jar and tells Mr. Smith to taste it. He tastes it and immediately spits it out, "This is gross!" he yells. "I just restored your sense of taste Mr. Smith," says the doctor. That will be $100. So Mr. Smith goes home very mad. One month later, Mr. Smith goes back to the doctor along with a new problem, "Doc," he starts, "I can't remember!" The doctor scratches his head and mumbles to himself a little and tells Mr. Smith: "What you need is jar number 43..." Before the doctor finished his sentence, Mr. Smith fled the office. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Keeping Tupperware Unstained In order to keep your Tupperware looking new, try this. Spray your Tupperware with nonstick cooking spray before pouring in tomato based sauces. There won't be any stains, it should all just wash out. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
When dentures used real human teeth.
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A man and his wife were planning a vacation. They ended up in an argument, though..."It's 'Hawaii', I'm telling you!" she said. "I never KNEW someone so stubborn! 'Havaii' is how it's pronounced!" he replied. And so it went all the way to the vacation... As they got off the airplane, they passed a man. The husband abruptly stopped the wife and turned to the man to ask, "Now that we're on the island, you can settle an argument between my wife and me. Is this'Hawaii' or 'Havaii?'" "This is Havaii," the man replied. "Ha!" the husband gloated, turning to his wife. "See, didn't I tell you never to argue with me? I'm alllll-ways right!" As they began to walk away, he turned back and gave the man a hearty "Thank you!" "You're Velcome!!!" ____________________________________________________

Today, June 19 in
0240 BC Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth
using the length of the shadow of his walking stick at two
locations, and trigonometry. He was quite accurate.

1586 English colonists sailed away from Roanoke Island, NC, after
failing to establish England's first permanent settlement in
America. 

1778 U.S. General George Washington's troops finally left Valley
Forge after a winter of training. 

1821 The Ottomans defeated the Greeks at the Battle of Dragasani. 

1846 The New York Knickerbocker Club played the New York Club in
the first baseball game at the Elysian Field, Hoboken, NJ. It was
the first organized baseball game. 

1862 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln outlined his Emancipation
Proclamation, which outlawed slavery in U.S. territories. 

1864 The USS Kearsarge sank the CSS Alabama off of Cherbourg,
France. 

1865 The emancipation of slaves was proclaimed in Texas. 

1873 Eadweard Muybridge successfully photographed a horse named
"Sallie Gardner" in fast motion using a series of 24 stereoscopic
cameras. This is considered the first step toward motion pictures. 

1903 The young school teacher, Benito Mussolini, was placed under
investigation by police in Bern, Switzerland. 

1910 The first Father's Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington. 

1911 In Pennsylvania, the first motion-picture censorship board was
established. 

1912 The U.S. government established the 8-hour work day. 

1917 During World War I, King George V ordered the British royal
family to dispense with German titles and surnames. 

1933 France granted Leon Trotsky political asylum. 

1934 The U.S. Congress established the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC). The commission was to regulate radio and TV
broadcasting. 

1937 The town of Bilbao, Spain, fell to the Nationalist forces. 

1939 In Atlanta, GA, legislation was enacted that disallowed
pinball machines in the city. 

1942 Norma Jeane Mortenson (Marilyn Monroe) and her 21-year-old
neighbor Jimmy Dougherty were married. They were divorced in June
of 1946. 

1942 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrived in
Washington, DC, to discuss the invasion of North Africa with U.S.
President Roosevelt. 

1943 Henry Kissinger became a naturalized United States citizen. 

1944 The U.S. won the battle of the Philippine Sea against the
Imperial Japanese fleet. 

1951 U.S. President Harry S. Truman signed the Universal Military
Training and Service Act, which extended Selective Service until
July 1, 1955 and lowered the draft age to 18. 

1958 In Washington, DC, nine entertainers refused to answer a
congressional committee's questions on communism. 

1961 Kuwait regained complete independence from Britain. 

1961 The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a provision in Maryland's
constitution that required state officeholders to profess a belief
in God. 

1964 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved after surviving an
83-day filibuster in the U.S. Senate. 

1965 Air Marshall Nguyen Cao Ky became South Vietnam's youngest
premier at age 34. 

1968 50,000 people marched on Washington, DC. to support the Poor
People's Campaign. 

1973 The Case-Church Amendment prevented further U.S. involvement
in Southeast Asia. 

1973 Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) got his 2,000th career hit. 

1973 The stage production of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" opened
in London. 

1973 Gordie Howe left the NHL to join his sons Mark and Marty in
the WHA (World Hockey League). 

1978 Garfield was in newspapers around the U.S. for the first time.

1981 "Superman II" set the all-time, one-day record for theater
box-office receipts when it took in $5.5 million. 

1981 The European Space Agency sent two satellites into orbit from
Kourou, French Guiana. 

1983 Lixian-nian was chosen to be China's first president since
1969. 

1987 The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Louisiana law that
required that schools teach creationism. 

1989 The movie "Batman" premiered. 

1998 Gateway was fined more than $400,000 for illegally shipping
personal computers to 16 countries subject to U.S. export controls.

1998 A study released said that smoking more than doubles risks of
developing dementia and Alzheimer's. 

1998 Switzerland's three largest banks offered $600 million to
settle claims they'd stolen the assets of Holocaust victims during
World War II. Jewish leaders called the offer insultingly low. 

2000 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a group prayer led by
students at public-school football games violated the 1st
Amendment's principle that called for the separation of church and
state. 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Homeowner Returns From Work, 
Interrupts Pot And Cake Party
Bonehead
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Today, June 18 in
1812 The War of 1812 began as the U.S. declared war against 
Great Britain. The conflict began over trade restrictions. 

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______________________________________________________ Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own. --- Doug Larson Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own. --- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799) Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak. --- Jay Leno ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A van carrying a dozen movie stuntmen on the way to a film location in the mountains of Alberta spun out of control on the icy road, crashed through a guard-rail, rolled down a 1200-foot embankment, landed on it's roof, and burst into flames. There were no injuries. One of them yelled: "Let's do it again!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Thanks to Linda for this picture: Plitvice Lakes in Croatia _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ A driver who was bringing a meticulously prepared and pre-dented bus to a location in New York City for an on-location movie shoot, was too early and drove to a nearby restaurant to wait there. Just to be funny, he carefully lined up the artificial dent at the front with a light pole. When he came back out of the restaurant, there were eight passengers in the bus, moaning and groaning and "Oy-vey-it's me" ing about whiplash and talking to their lawyers on their cellphones. ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jeremiah Garib, 19, Morganfield, Kentucky Homeowner Returns From Work, Interrupts Pot And Cake Party Four Union County residents have been accused of breaking into a woman's house, smoking marijuana, baking a cake and stealing a pair of shoes. It happened around 3 p.m. Monday on East Houston Street, according to 'The Gleaner.' The Morganfield Police Department says a resident came home from work to find Jeremiah Garib, 19, Xavion R. Elkins, 20, and two juveniles running out of her house. Officials said the resident was able to positively identify Garib as an acquaintance of her son, who was not home. MPD Chief Geoffrey Deibler said Garib, Elkins and the juveniles did not have permission to be in the dwelling. Police said after looking around the house, the owner discovered that she'd interrupted a party of sorts with cake, ice cream, and marijuana. "When the individuals broke into the home they had baked a cake, and were preparing to eat the cake and some ice cream when the homeowner returned home from work," a news release said. "Upon fleeing they had left some marijuana residue inside the home and the smell of smoked marijuana was in the air." In a later interview with The Gleaner, Chief Deibler said the group apparently couldn't find icing so they opened a jar of homemade jam and were using it to ice the cake. Garib had allegedly left his shirt and loafers behind, but had taken the time to grab a pair of the resident's son's shoes, Deibler said. When Garib allegedly left the house, he went to a local business called Theramax on North Court Street. There he hid some marijuana that had been "packaged for sale" in a trash can, Deibler said. Two were arrested and face charges.
Tech Support Pits From: Bill Re: Cloud Backup, again Dear Webby, Good Morning: I was wondering if you have had a chance to consider my question about cloud backup. I am presently backing up to two external drives using "EaseUS ToDo". I find this to be less than satisfactory, because I still lose data. The original email appears below. Thanks again. Bill Hi Bill I answered you on June 14. Look for the one where I mentioned Xcopy. To: gardner@cottagecountry.net Subject: Re: Cloud Backup Are you blocking me or sending me to your SPAM folder? Here it is again: ================================== Hi Bill By using an intelligent method to backing up, you can save yourself a lot of money. For example, Windows is stashed on a hidden partition and can be re-installed from there. If the hard drive fails, you can get it again from the manufacturer. Most programs you can download again and re-install, if you have saved the download URL and your registration or serial number. You can print those. Do that with everything, except the stuff you have created or received. That will actually be very little and will easily fit into a free Google Cloud back-up. You can even put it onto a thumb drive or camera chip. You can use a DOS bat using xcopy, the world's most powerful "program". With xcopy you just copy what is newer at the source than at the destination, a trick that saves a lot of time and space. Make a plain text list of what you want to back up. then write a "bat" using that list and pasting xcopy /D /E /C /H /I /O /R /Y /Z in the front of each line, and at the end a space and the destination. An example line would be: xcopy /D /E /C /H /I /O /R /Y /Z C:\Program Files (x86)\Qualcomm\Eudora\*.* I:\alpha\eudora I: in this case is the camera chip, that you use for back-up. Once you got all the goodies listed like that, save the file as back.bat Find the file with the file explorer, and make a shortcut icon for it, and drag that to the desktop. Now, every time you swat that shortcut, it will check all items in your list to see what is newer on the computer than on the camera chip. It won't waste time on stuff, that is not newer, and just back up what is newer. You can, of course, use two camera chips, one to be in your safety deposit box, and the other in a chip reader, and once a month you swap the chips. All those "switches" (/D /E /C /H /I /O /R /Y /Z) are optional. You can read up on them here, but no need to study and memorize them. Just use them the way I got them in the example. You can, of course, use different ones. Up to you. XCOPY source [destination] [/A | /M] [/D[:date]] [/P] [/S [/E]] [/V] [/W] [/C] [/Q] [/F] [/L] [/G] [/H] [/R] [/T] [/U] [/K] [/N] [/O] [/X] [/Y] [/-Y] [/Z]
[/EXCLUDE:file1[+file2][+file3]...] source Specifies the file(s) to copy. destination Specifies the location and/or name of new files. /A Copies only files with the archive attribute set, doesn't change the attribute. /M Copies only files with the archive attribute set, turns off the archive attribute. /D:m-d-y Copies files changed on or after the specified date. If no date is given, copies only those files whose source time is newer than the destination time. /EXCLUDE:file1[+file2][+file3]... Specifies a list of files containing strings. Each string should be in a separate line in the files. When any of the strings match any part of the absolute path of the file to be copied, that file will be excluded from being copied. For example, specifying a string like \obj\ or .obj will exclude all files underneath the directory obj or all files with the .obj extension respectively. /P Prompts you before creating each destination file. /S Copies directories and subdirectories except empty ones. /E Copies directories and subdirectories, including empty ones. Same as /S /E. May be used to modify /T. /V Verifies the size of each new file. /W Prompts you to press a key before copying. /C Continues copying even if errors occur. /I If destination does not exist and copying more than one file, assumes that destination must be a directory. /Q Does not display file names while copying. /F Displays full source and destination file names while copying. /L Displays files that would be copied. /G Allows the copying of encrypted files to destination that does not support encryption. /H Copies hidden and system files also. /R Overwrites read-only files. /T Creates directory structure, but does not copy files. Does not include empty directories or subdirectories. /T /E includes empty directories and subdirectories. /U Copies only files that already exist in destination. /K Copies attributes. Normal Xcopy will reset read- only attributes. /N Copies using the generated short names. /O Copies file ownership and ACL information. /X Copies file audit settings (implies /O). /Y Suppresses prompting to confirm you want to overwrite an existing destination file. /-Y Causes prompting to confirm you want to overwrite an existing destination file. /Z Copies networked files in restartable mode. /B Copies the Symbolic Link itself versus the target of the link. /J Copies using unbuffered I/O. Recommended for very large files. Instead of a camera chip, you can, of course, also back up onto Google Drive, Microsoft Drive, BackBlaze, whatever. Entirely up to you. The major advantage is that Xcopy is extremely fast, since it does not waste time on files, that are not new since the last back-up. That greatly reduces the chance of a power bump or impatient shut- down while a back-up is still in progress. =========================== From: Darlene Re: SecurityCenter.FirewallDisableNotify Good Morning, DearWebby This is in reply to Don and removing the Firewall Disable notify from his Spybot. I had the same problem all the time and finally I right clicked on it when it appeared in the remove panel and then clicked on DO NOT CHECK FOR THIS and it stopped coming up all the time. Have a super day and thanks again for the great humour letter Darlene Dear Darlene yes, that certainly works, and with that particular item is quite safe to use. You can also tell it not to worry about navigational cookies for your bank, telephone company Amazon, and other legitimate places. Have FUN DearWebby
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From Shirley: Sensational warnings spawned south of the border WASHINGTON (AP) - An odd-looking Canadian quarter with a bright red flower was the culprit behind a false espionage warning from the U.S. Defense Department about mysterious coins with radio frequency transmitters, The Associated Press has learned. The harmless ''poppy quarter'' was so unfamiliar to suspicious U.S. army contractors travelling in Canada that they filed confidential espionage accounts about them. The worried contractors described the coins as ''filled with something man-made that looked like nano-technology,'' according to once classified U.S. government reports and e-mails obtained by the AP. The silver-coloured 25-cent piece features the red image of a poppy, Canada's flower of remembrance and support for the troops, inlaid over a maple leaf.. .......... Shirley Dear Shirley We don't just have Support The Troops quarters with the red poppy, we also have Breast Cancer Quarters with the pink ribbon. This one is a bit worn, but the only one I had in my wallet today. Ask your friends to click on the pretty link to the Breast Cancer Site in the right side menu! Give them a free gift subscription to the Humor Letter to make sure they click. Last time I looked you and others who clicked on the breast cancer site button funded 12.1 mammograms for women who could not afford one. That is awesome! Have FUN! DearWebby
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A judge was instructing the jury that a witness was not necessarily to be regarded as untruthful because he changed his statement after he gave it to the police. "For example," he said, "when I entered my chambers today, I was positive that I had my gold watch in my pocket. But then I remembered that I left in on my nightstand in my bedroom." When the judge returned home that evening, his wife asked him "Why so much urgency for your watch? Isn't sending three men to pick it up for you a bit extreme?" "What?" said the judge, "I didn't send anyone for my watch, let alone three people. What did you do?" "I gave it to the first one," said the wife, "he knew exactly where it was." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Potato Storage To keep potatoes from budding, place a small apple in the bag with the potatoes. You should also store them in a dark, cool location and keep them away from onions, to avoid moldy potatoes and onions. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Let's snoop around F. Scott Fitzgerald's French Villa
___________________________________________________ An ancient classic: A woman suspects her husband is cheating on her. One day, she dials her home and a strange woman answers. The woman says, " Who is this?" "This is the maid," answered the woman. "We don't have a maid," said the woman. The maid says, "I was hired this morning by the man of the house." The woman says, "Well, this is his wife. Is he there?" The maid replied, "He is upstairs in the bedroom with someone who I figured was his wife." The woman is fuming. she says to the maid, "Listen, would you like to make $50,000?" The maid says, "What will I have to do?" The woman tells her, "I want you to get my gun from the desk, and shoot the jerk and the witch he's with." The maid puts the phone down; the woman hears footsteps and the gun shots. The maid comes back to the phone, "What do I do with the bodies?" The woman says, "Throw them in the swimming pool." Puzzled, the maid answers, "But there's no pool here." A long pause and the woman says, "Is this 555-4821?" ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Dianne for this literary masterpiece: (don't think of it as blasphemy, but as literary art) CARSTIANITY (Read it aloud!) "Haul a Yugo. Haul a Yugo." Gearly beloved, we are Blazered here in the name of our Four-door, who art in Half-ton. I'm speaking of our lord and Mazda, Jeep-sus Chrysler. He is the Alfa and the Romeo. He was born in a Ranger, he was Tempo'd by the DeVille, and he Daihatsu'd for your Sentras. He said, "Dodge not, that ye not be Dodged. Thou shalt not Corvette thy neighbor's Whitewall, but turn the other Cherokee. If ye have Fiat, ye can move Montecarlos. He ain't Chevy, he's my Beretta." He ate the Last Supra, and he climbed the mount of Cavalier, where they Cruise-controlled him on the Motocross. But God, in his Infiniti Mercedes, did Rolls away the Stanza. Let us Prelude: Sayeth the prophet Isuzu, in the Dusenburg Bible, In the 23rd Saab, "The Ford is my Chauffeur. I shall not Walk. He Lexus me in the paths of Right-turn-signals. Yea, though I walk through the Valet of the Shadow of Dart, I shall Fiero no Eagle. Subaru Goodwrench and Mercury shall Volvo me Audi Daytonas of my life, and I shall Dwellmeter house of Delorean, Four-cylinder." Gloria, In Ex-Celica Geo! GM ____________________________________________________

Today, June 18 in
1155 Frederick I Barbarossa was crowned emperor of Rome. 

1429 French forces defeated the English at the battle of Patay. The
English had been retreating after the siege of Orleans. 

1621 The first duel in America took place in the Plymouth Colony in
Massachusetts. 

1667 The Dutch fleet sailed up the Thames toward London. 

1778 Britain evacuated Philadelphia during the U.S. Revolutionary
War. 

1812 The War of 1812 began as the U.S. declared war against Great
Britain. The conflict began over trade restrictions. 

1815 At the Battle of Waterloo Napoleon was defeated by an
international army under the Duke of Wellington. Napoleon abdicated
on June 22. 

1817 London's Waterloo Bridge opened. The bridge, designed by John
Rennie, was built over the River Thames. 

1863 J.J. Richardson received a patent for the ratchet wrench. 

1873 Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting to vote for a
U.S. President. 

1898 Atlantic City, NJ, opened its Steel Pier. 

1915 During World War I, the second battle of Artois ended. 

1918 Allied forces on the Western Front began their largest
counter-attack against the German army. (World War I) 

1925 The first degree in landscape architecture was granted by
Harvard University. 

1927 The U.S. Post Office offered a special 10-cent postage stamp
for sale. The stamp was of Charles Lindbergh’s "Spirit of St.
Louis." 

1928 Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the
Atlantic Ocean as she completed a flight from Newfoundland to
Wales. 

1936 The first bicycle traffic court was established in Racine, WI.


1942 The U.S. Navy commissioned its first black officer, Harvard
University medical student Bernard Whitfield Robinson. 

1948 The United Nations Commission on Human Rights adopted its
International Declaration of Human Rights. 

1951 General Vo Nguyen Giap ended his Red River Campaign against
the French in Indochina. 

1953 Egypt was proclaimed to be a republic with General Neguib as
its first president. 

1959 A Federal Court annulled the Arkansas law allowing school
closings to prevent integration. 

1959 The first telecast received from England was broadcast in the
U.S. over NBC-TV. 

1961 "Gunsmoke" was broadcast for the last time on CBS radio. 

1966 Samuel Nabrit became the first African American to serve on
the Atomic Energy Commission. 

1979 In Vienna, U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Leonid Brezhnev
signed the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT) 2. 

1982 The U.S. Senate approved the renewal of the 1965 Voting Rights
Act for an additional twenty-five years. 

1983 Dr. Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard
the space shuttle Challenger. 

1998 The Walt Disney Co. purchased a 43% stake in the Web search
engine company Infoseek Corp. 

2000 In Algiers, Algeria, the foreign ministers of Ethiopia and
Eritrea signed a preliminary cease-fire accord and agreed to work
toward a permanent settlement of their two-year border war. 

2009 NASA launched the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter/LCROSS probes
to the Moon. It was the first American lunar mission since Lunar
Prospector in 1998. 

2009 Greenland assumed control over its law enforcement, judicial
affairs, and natural resources from the Kingdom of Denmark.
Greenlandic became the official language. 

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Today is Sunday,  June 17

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Todays Bonehead Award:
NJ Bank robber dropped the stolen loot 
Bonehead
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Today, June 17 in
1885 The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard 
the French ship Isere. 

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______________________________________________________ You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play. --- Warren Beatty (1937 - ) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Three pastors from different congregations were having lunch and sharing experiences and ideas to help each other out with their different fellowships. After several minutes of animated conversation, the first one remarks, "Hey, you know, we've got a serious problem at our church that I want to discuss with you guys." The other two pastors nod and he goes on, "Well, it's bats. We can't seem to get these bats out of our attic. The singing and organ playing wake them up, and they start flapping around. Then when I start to preach, we can still hear them moving around up there and it's really hard for anyone to pay any attention. The kids start to cry and, well, it's starting to really get in the way of a good church service." The second pastor says "Well that's interesting, because we've had the same problem, they won't stay out of our belfry. We've tried ringing the bells at all hours, spraying chemicals, we've even had a couple of exterminator companies out. Nothing's worked yet." He throws up his hands in exasperation and shakes his head. The third pastor smiles and nods his head knowingly. "Well, gentlemen. We had that problem a few years ago, and we found a quick solution." he says. The other two pastors look up with hope on their faces, and he goes on, "It was easy. We went up there, got to know 'em a little bit, got 'em baptized and started passing the collection plate to them. Haven't seen 'em since." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Dave was talking to his buddy, John, about his love life. "So, John, how's it going with the ladies?" "Women, to me, are nothing but sex objects." "Really?" "Yep," John shook his head sadly, "Whenever I mention sex, they object." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jeffrey Wolfman, 32, Milltown, New Jersey Bank robber dropped the stolen loot on the way out A Milltown man has been charged in connection with Wednesday's robbery of a Somerset County bank, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday afternoon. Jeffrey Wolfman, 32, was arrested after the robbery at Peapack- Gladstone Bank in Bedminster. Witnesses told police they saw Wolfman on a nearby side street removing an outer layer of clothing. As he did so, they saw money dropping to the ground, according to the prosecutor's office. When police approached Wolfman, more cash dropped out of his clothes, it was stated in a news release. Wolfman had reportedly entered the bank and demanded money from a bank teller before fleeing on foot, according to the prosecutor's office. Wolfman was charged with second-degree robbery and is being held in Somerset County Jail awaiting a detention hearing.
Tech Support Pits From: Don Camillo Re: SecurityCenter.FirewallDisableNotify Dear Webby, Could you tell me if I should remove the following: "SecurityCenter.FirewallDisableNotify" I use Search & Destroy and the program asks me to remove that item.... Thank you for your help. Don Camillo Dear Don Don't worry about that. It's just a Windows bug about Windows getting into a snit when you use a better fire wall than the Windows fire wall. Just ignore that. Have FUN DearWebby
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Advice to aspiring newsletter writers: 1. Verbs HAS to agree with their subjects. 2. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. 3. And don't start a sentence with a conjunction. 4. It is wrong to ever split an infinitive. 5. Avoid cliches like the plague. (They're old hat) 6. Also, always avoid annoying alliteration. 7. Be more or less specific. 8. Parenthetical remarks (however relevant) are (usually) unnecessary. 9. Also too, never, ever use repetitive redundancies. 10. No sentence fragments. 11. Contractions aren't necessary and shouldn't be used. 12. Foreign words and phrases are not apropos. 13. Do not be redundant; do not use more words than necessary; it's highly superfluous. 14. One should NEVER generalise. 15. Comparisons are as bad as cliches. 16. Eschew ampersands & abbreviations, etc. 17. One-word sentences? Eliminate. 18. Analogies in writing are like feathers on a snake. 19. The passive voice is to be ignored. 20. Eliminate commas, that are, not necessary. Parenthetical words however should be enclosed in commas. 21. Never use a big word when a diminutive one would suffice. 22. Use words correctly, irregardless of how others use them. 23. Understatement is always the absolute best way to put forth earth shaking ideas. 24. Eliminate quotations. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "I hate quotations. Tell me what you know." 25. If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times: Resist hyperbole; not one writer in a million can use it correctly. 26. Puns are for children, not groan readers. 27. Go around the barn at high noon to avoid colloquialisms. 28. Even IF a mixed metaphor sings, it should be derailed. 29. Who needs rhetorical questions? 30. Exaggeration is a billion times worse than understatement. 31. Eschew obfuscation. And the last one... 32. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.
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Parental Dictionary: Bottle feeding: An opportunity for Daddy to get up at 2 am too. Defense: What you'd better have around de yard if you're going to let the children play outside. Drooling: How teething babies wash their chins. Dumbwaiter: One who asks if the kids would care to order dessert. Family planning: The art of spacing your children the proper distance apart to keep you on the edge of financial disaster Feedback: The inevitable result when the baby doesn't appreciate the strained carrots. Full name: What you call your child when you're mad at him. Grandparents: The people who think your children are wonderful even though they're sure you're not raising them right. Hearsay: What toddlers do when anyone mutters a dirty word. Impregnable: A woman whose memory of labor is still vivid. Independent: How we want our children to be as long as they do everything we say. Look out: What it's too late for your child to do by the time you scream it. Prenatal: When your life was still somewhat your own. Preprared childbirth: A contradiction in terms. Puddle: A small body of water that draws other small bodies wearing dry shoes into it. Show off: A child who is more talented than yours. Sterilize: What you do to your first baby's pacifier by boiling it and to your last baby's pacifier by blowing on it. Storeroom: The distance required between the supermarket aisles so that children in shopping carts can't quite reach anything. Temper tantrums: What you should keep to a minimum so as to not upset the children. Top bunk: Where you should never put a child wearing Superman jammies. Two-minute warning: When the baby's face turns red and she begins to make those familiar grunting noises. Verbal: Able to whine in words Whodunit: None of the kids that live in your house. Whoops: An exclamation that translates roughly into "get a sponge." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Grow a Rose Cutting in a Potato By attosa [651 Posts, 3,516 Comments] If you have a rosebush that's doing well and want to grow more from it, or give some as a gift, it's a good idea to propagate a cutting from that bush inside of a potato. Potatoes have a good amount of moisture and nutrients for a new cutting to develop from. Cut a 6 to 8 inch stem from a rose cane that has flowered. Snip at a 45 degree angle with pruning clippers, then snip off any flower heads and hips. Use a screwdriver or drill bit to make a hole in the potato for the stem to go in snuggly. Push the rose stem into the potato, but not all the way through. In a pot or in the ground away from direct sunlight, dig a hole in some good soil and pop in the potato and cutting. Cover with at least 3 inches of soil, making sure the potato is fully covered. Keep the soil moist. After some time, if you gently tug on the cutting and feel resistance, that means its roots have grown and it's time for it to be moved to more direct sunlight. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ Two dogs were walking down the street. The one dog says to the other, "Wait here a minute, I'll be right back." He walks across the street and sniffs this fire hydrant for about a minute, then walks back across the street. The other dog says, "What was that about?" The dog first dog says, "I was just checking my p-mail." ___________________________________________________
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Thanks to Dora for this story: One evening, two girlfriends and I went to a nightclub, only to find the place packed with young people. At 40+, we felt old, but before we could make a dignified exit, a tall, handsome man approached us. "Perhaps we were being a little hasty in leaving," I thought. Then with a big smile, the man extended his hand to one of my friends and said, "Hello. Remember me? You taught me in third grade." ____________________________________________________

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0362 Emperor Julian issued an edict banning Christians from
teaching in Syria. 

1579 Sir Francis Drake claimed San Francisco Bay for England.
(California) 

1775 The British took Bunker Hill outside of Boston. 

1789 The Third Estate in France declared itself a national
assembly, and began to frame a constitution. 

1799 Napoleon Bonaparte incorporated Italy into his empire. 

1837 Charles Goodyear received his first patent. The patent was for
a process that made rubber easier to work with. 

1848 Austrian General Alfred Windischgratz crushed a Czech uprising
in Prague. 

1854 The Red Turban revolt broke out in Guangdong, China. 

1856 The Republican Party opened its first national convention in
Philadelphia. 

1861 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln witnessed Dr. Thaddeus Lowe
demonstrate the use of a hydrogen balloon. 

1872 George M. Hoover began selling whiskey in Dodge City, Kansas.
The town had been dry up until this point. 

1876 General George Crook’s command was attacked and defeated on
the Rosebud River by 1,500 Sioux and Cheyenne under the leadership
of Crazy Horse. 

1879 Thomas Edison received an honorary degree of Doctor of
Philosophy from the trustees of Rutgers College in New Brunswick,
NJ. 

1885 The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard the
French ship Isere. 

1912 The German Zeppelin SZ 111 burned in its hangar in
Friedrichshafen. 

1913 U.S. Marines set sail from San Diego to protect American
interests in Mexico. 

1917 The Russian Duma met in a secret session in Petrograd and
voted for an immediate Russian offensive against the German Army.
(World War I) 

1924 The Fascist militia marched into Rome. 

1926 Spain threatened to quit the League of Nations if Germany was
allowed to join. 

1928 Amelia Earhart began the flight that made her the first woman
to successfully fly across the Atlantic Ocean. 

1930 The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill became law. It placed the highest
tariff on imports to the U.S. 

1931 British authorities in China arrested Indochinese Communist
leader Ho Chi Minh. 

1932 The U.S. Senate defeated the bonus bill as 10,000 veterans
massed around the Capitol. 

1940 The Soviet Union occupied Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. 

1940 France asked Germany for terms of surrender in World War II. 

1941 WNBT-TV in New York City, NY, was granted the first
construction permit to operate a commercial TV station in the U.S. 

1942 Yank, a weekly magazine for the U.S. armed services, began
publication. The term "G.I. Joe" was first used in a comic strip by
Dave Breger. 

1944 French troops landed on the island of Elba in the
Mediterranean. 

1944 The republic of Iceland was established. 

1950 Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first kidney transplant in
a 45-minute operation in Chicago, IL. 

1953 Soviet tanks fought thousands of Berlin workers that were
rioting against the East German government. 

1963 The U.S. Supreme Court banned the required reading of the
Lord's prayer and Bible in public schools. 

1965 Twenty-seven B-52’s hit Viet Cong outposts but lost two planes
in South Vietnam. 

1970 North Vietnamese troops cut the last operating rail line in
Cambodia. 

1991 The Parliament of South Africa repealed the Population
Registration Act. The act had required that all South Africans be
classified by race at birth. 

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1976 In Soweto, thousands of school children revolted against the
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_____________________________________________________ A woman in our diet club was lamenting that she had gained weight. She'd made her family's favorite cake over the weekend, she reported, and they'd eaten half of it at dinner. Her husband teased her and said she would never be able to stay away from the other half until dinner the next night. The next day, she said, she kept staring at the other half, until finally she cut a thin slice for herself. One slice led to another, and soon the whole cake was gone. The woman went on to tell us how upset she was with her lack of willpower, and how she knew her husband would rub it in. Everyone commiserated, until someone asked what her husband said when he found out. She smiled. "He never found out. I made another cake and ate half!" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Juan Rodriguez, Los Angeles, California Fake California cop arrested thanks to smart mother A California woman was praised for her “momma bear instincts” after she distracted a gun-toting fake cop who was terrorizing her husband and four children on Sunday by simply offering him a taco, police said. The family was enjoying carne asada tacos and soda from a food truck in the City of Industry in Los Angeles County around 6:30 p.m. when a “dangerous stranger” approached the family and began terrorizing them, police said in a news release Monday. The family had stopped to get food after a day at the waterpark. The man, identified as Juan Rodriguez, allegedly claimed to be an undercover cop and flashed his gun concealed on his waistband and flashed a badge in an attempt to prove his identity, police said. The mother, however, saw right through the disguise, police said. “The mother instantly began to put together a plan in place to distance her husband, three daughters and toddler who was still buckled in his car seat inches away from the man with a gun,” police said. The mother, going for the "taco tactic," offered the 38-year-old suspect a taco and told him she needed to grab napkins from the food truck. “The man with the gun continued to flash his gun and ransack through the mother’s purse as she walked away,” the news release stated. The mother approached customers at the taco truck, told them not too look a back and told them a man with a gun was threatening her family. The taco truck employees and customers immediately called 911. Police found Rodriguez standing next to the family’s van when they arrived at the scene. Rodriguez allegedly tried to escape by tossing his gun in the van and trying to get in. “Deputies were able to detain the suspect before anything further occurred. Deputies recovered the gun and made sure all family members were unharmed,” police said. Rodriguez was charged with child endangerment, impersonation an officer and outstanding warrants.
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A couple moved to the country when they retired. One mild winter, they had a bit of a problem with rodents in the garage. So they bought one of those little sub-sonic mouse repellants, the kind you plug in and they emit some kind of sound that drives off mice. The husband was showing it to their neighbor and explaining that it was an animal repellant. He told her that it worked on every thing from mice to elephants. "Really!?" she said, "Mice to elephants, eh." sounding a bit skeptical. "Yes," he replied, seriously. "We've had it here for a couple of weeks now and we haven't had a single elephant in the garage the whole time!"
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>From Bill In a misguided burst of creativity, I installed a night-light into a conch shell I found on the beach. My wife took an instant dislike to it, and at the next yard sale, it was the first thing she put out. I felt vindicated when a woman kept coming back to check it out and finally bought it. "That'll look great in your home," I said. "Oh," she replied. "It's not for me." My bridge club is having a charity sale, and we were asked to bring the most hideous thing we could find. What I have here is the winner!" ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Baking Soda and Dawn For Clothing Stains A great way to remove clothing stains is to mix baking soda and dish soap (Dawn) into a paste. Brush it into the stain and let sit, depending on the severity of stain. Leave the paste in and wash clothes as usual, works great. By Shirley Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ "How was your golf game, dear?" asked Jack's wife Tracy. "Well, I was hitting pretty well, but my eyesight's gotten so bad I couldn't see where the ball went." "But you're seventy-five years old, Jack!" admonished his wife, "Why don't you take my brother Scott along?" "But he's eighty-five and doesn't even play golf anymore," protested Jack. "But he's got perfect eyesight. He could watch your ball," Tracy pointed out. The next day Jack teed off with Scott looking on. Jack swung, and the ball disappeared down the middle of the fairway. "Do you see it?" asked Jack. "Yup," Scott answered. "Well, where is it?" yelled Jack, peering off into the distance. "Where is what ?", Scott answered. "My ball! My golf ball!" "Oh, I don't know. I was watching that cute lady over there. Her ball went into the water." ___________________________________________________
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A customer sent an order to a distributor for a large amount of goods totaling a great deal of money. The distributor noticed that the previous bill hadn't been paid. The collections manager left a voice-mail for them saying, "We can't ship your new order until you pay for the last one." The next day the collections manager received a collect phone call, "Please cancel the order. We can't wait that long. ____________________________________________________

Today, June 16 in
0455 Rome was sacked by the Vandal army. 

1487 The War of the Roses ended with the Battle of Stoke. 

1567 Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned in Lochleven Castle in
Scotland. 

1815 Napoleon defeated the Prussians at the Battle of Ligny,
Netherlands. 

1858 In a speech in Springfield, IL, U.S. Senate candidate Abraham
Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved. He declared, "A
house divided against itself cannot stand." 

1884 At Coney Island, in Brooklyn, NY, the first roller coaster in
America opened. 

1897 The U.S. government signed a treaty of annexation with Hawaii.

1903 Ford Motor Company was incorporated. 

1907 The Russian czar dissolved the Duma in St. Petersburg. 

1909 Glenn Hammond Curtiss sold his first airplane, the "Gold Bug"
to the New York Aeronautical Society for $5,000. 

1922 Henry Berliner accomplished the first US helicopter flight at
College Park, MD. 

1925 France accepted a German proposal for a security pact. 

1932 The ban on Nazi storm troopers was lifted by the von Papen
government in Germany. 

1940 Marshal Henri-Philippe Petain became the prime minister of the
Vichy government of occupied France. 

1941 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered the closure of
all German consulates in the United States. The deadline was set as
July 10. 

1952 "Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl" was published in the
United States. 

1955 The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend Selective
Service until 1959. 

1955 Pope Pius XII excommunicated Argentine President Juan Peron.
The ban was lifted eight years later. 

1955 Argentine naval officers launched an attack on President Juan
Peron's headquarters. The revolt was suppressed by the army. 

1961 Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union while in Paris,
traveling with the Leningrad Kirov Ballet. 

1963 26-year-old Valentina Tereshkova went into orbit aboard the
Vostok 6 spacecraft for three days. She was the first female space
traveler. 

1972 Ulrike Meinhof was captured by West German police in Hanover.
She was co-founder of the Baader-Meinhof terrorist group and the
Red Army Faction (Rote Armee Fraktion). 

1975 The Simonstown agreement on naval cooperation between Britain
and South Africa ended. The agreement was formally ended by mutual
agreement after 169 years. 

1976 In Soweto, thousands of school children revolted against the
South African government's plan to enforce Afrikaans as the
language for instruction in black schools. 

1977 Leonid Brezhnev was named the first Soviet president of the
USSR. He was the first person to hold the post of president and
Communist Party General Secretary. He replaced Nikolai Podgorny. 

1978 U.S. President Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos
ratified the Panama Canal treaties. 

1983 Yuri Andropov was elected chairman of the Presidium of the
Supreme Soviet. The position was the equivalent of president. 

1984 Wilson Ferreira Aldunate was arrested upon his return from an
eleven year exile. Aldunate had been a popular Uruguayan opposition
leader. 

1992 U.S. President George H.W. Bush welcomed Russian President
Boris Yeltsin to a meeting in Washington, DC. The two agreed in
principle to reduce strategic weapon arsenals by about two-thirds
by the year 2003. 

1996 Russian voters had their first independent presidential
election. Boris Yeltsin was the winner after a run-off. 

1999 The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that a 1992 federal
music piracy law does not prohibit a palm-sized device that can
download high-quality digital music files from the Internet and
play them at home. 

2000 U.S. federal regulators approved the merger of Bell Atlantic
and GTE Corp. The merger created the nation's largest local phone
company. 

2000 U.S. Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson reported that an
employee at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico had
discovered that two computer hard drives were missing. 

2008 California began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex
couples.

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1215 King John of England put his seal on the Magna Carta. 

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_____________________________________________________ If you catch a bad cold, and you go to the doctor, it will, with medication, last for seven days. if you catch that same cold, and you don't see a doctor, it will last a whole week! ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Bruce Steffenhagen, 56, Nathan Martin, 38, Orange County, Florida 2 Florida men arrested for using pop "bombs". One Florida man wanted tenants out of an apartment off the garage of his home. So, he went along with his pal's plan to get them out using a bomb. That's according to Orange County deputies, who said Nathan Martin and Bruce Steffenhagen admitted to setting off a pair of "acid bombs" — homemade noise makers often involving plastic pop bottles and common household materials — to create noise and ruckus, after they were arrested last week. Most kids have at one time or other used "pop bombs", usually involving putting some Altos mints into a nearly full pop bottle, capping it and tossing it. The sound created is identical to an 8 foot 2 x 8 standing on end on a driveway, and being knocked over by a bit of wind, - after the kids have retreated out of sight. Pop bombs don't do any damage unless they are tossed into a window box full of geraniums the morning of the flower competition. It apparently can mess them up and get the owner a lower ranking. Other than that, they are just nuisance noise. Usually, that is not a big deal, except the boneheads called them"acid bombs" and got some bored deputies all excited. Martin, 38, is in Orange County Jail on a charge of throwing or projecting explosives. Steffenhagen, 56, posted $15,000 bond after being charged with being a principal to discharge a destructive device. (It destroyed the pop bottle used to make noise) Both live with Steffenhagen's 86-year-old father, Jack Steffenhagen, in a Beach Boulevard house owned by Jack's living trust. Police were called to the house after neighbors heard two explosions.
Tech Support Pits From: Gloria Re: Digital zoom Dear webby, You have mentioned "digital zoom" a few times, and always recommended agaisnt it. What actually IS it? Gloria Dear Gloria Digital zoom is just enlarging a picture, the same as you do in your graphics program. As you may have noticed, when you do that, the picture gets coarse and/or fuzzy. You can do that much better and cleaner with your graphics program. Just totally ignore what they claim as "digital zoom". It is just BS to con newbies, who don't know any better. The only zoom that counts is optical zoom accomplished with the lenses. Have FUN DearWebby
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After a day of grueling maneuvers under the blazing Texas sun, the platoon stood in front of the barracks. "All right, ladies, think about this," bellowed the drill instructor. "If you could have ten minutes alone, right now, with anyone in the world, who would it be?" Amid much mumbling, one voice was heard from the back row. "My recruiter."
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An American tourist refused to be too greatly impressed with the masterpieces at the Louvre. "We've got plenty of priceless canvasses in the United States too," he declared. "I know," said the guide. "Rembrandt painted seven hundred pictures in his lifetime, and America has over ten thousand of them." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Sorting Dirty Clothing Put a cardboard divider in your clothes hamper, one side for whites and one for darks. When your family puts clothes in, they will already be sorted. Towels and sheets can also go on the white side. This has worked very well in my household for several years. By Hazel Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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A recent study was made to find out what days men prefer to have intimate relations with their wives. It was found that most men preferred to engage in these matrimonial activities on the days that started with "T." Examples of those days are: Tuesday Thursday Thanksgiving Today Tomorrow Thaturday and Thunday! ____________________________________________________

Today, June 15 in
1215 King John of England put his seal on the Magna Carta. 

1381 The English peasant revolt was crushed in London. 

1389 Ottoman Turks crushed Serbia in the Battle of Kosovo. 

1607 Colonists in North America completed James Fort in Jamestown,
VA. 

1667 Jean-Baptiste Denys administered the first fully-documented
human blood transfusion. He successfully transfused the blood of a
sheep to a 15-year old boy. 

1752 Benjamin Franklin experimented by flying a kite during a
thunderstorm. The result was a little spark that showed the
relationship between lightning and electricity. 

1844 Charles Goodyear was granted a patent for the process that
strengthens rubber. 

1846 The United States and Britain settled a boundary dispute
concerning the boundary between the U.S. and Canada, by signing a
treaty. 

1866 Prussia attacked Austria. 

1898 The U.S. House of representatives approved the annexation of
Hawaii. 

1909 Benjamin Shibe patented the cork center baseball. 

1911 The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. was incorporated in the
state of New York. The company was later renamed International
Business Machines (IBM) Corp. 

1917 Great Britain pledged the release of all the Irish captured
during the Easter Rebellion of 1916. 

1919 Captain John Alcock and Lt. Arthur W. Brown won $50,000 for
successfully completing the first non-stop trans-Atlantic plane
flight. (Newfoundland to Ireland)

1940 The French fortress of Verdun was captured by Germans. 

1944 American forces began their successful invasion of Saipan
during World War II. 

1947 The All-Indian Congress accepted a British plan for the
partition of India. 

1948 Soviet authorities announced that the Autobahn in East Germany
would be closed indefinitely "for repairs." 

1958 Greece severed military ties to Turkey because of the Cypress
issue. 

1964 The last French troops left Algeria. 

1978 King Hussein of Jordan married 26-year-old American Lisa
Halaby, who became Queen Noor. 

1981 The U.S. agreed to provide Pakistan with $3 billion in
military and economic aid from October 1982 to October 1987. 

1982 In the capital city of Stanley, the Falklands war ended as
Argentine troops surrendered to the British. All Argentinians were
subsequently deported.

1983 The U.S. Supreme Court reinforced its position on abortion by
striking down state and local restrictions on abortions. 

1986 Pravda, the Communist Party newspaper, reported that the chief
engineer of the Chernobyl nuclear plant was dismissed for
mishandling the incident at the plant. 

1992 It was ruled by the U.S. Supreme Court that the government
could kidnap criminal suspects from foreign countries for
prosecution. 

1992 U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle instructed a student to spell
"potato" with an "e" on the end during a spelling bee. He had
relied on a faulty flash card that had been written by the
student's teacher. 

1994 Israel and the Vatican established full diplomatic relations. 

1999 South Korean naval forces sank a North Korean torpedo boat
during an exchange in the disputed Yellow Sea. 

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1907 Women in Norway won the right to vote. 

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______________________________________________________ Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. --- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpets or ruin our lives. --- Rita Rudner Might we not say to the confused voices which sometimes arise from the depths of our being: "Ladies, be so kind as to speak only four at a time?" --- Madame Swetchine ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Three ministers a Presbyterian, a Methodist, and a Southern Baptist and their wives were on a cruise. A tidal wave came up and swamped the ship. They all drowned, and next thing you know, they're standing before St. Peter. First in line was the Presbyterian and his wife. St. Peter shook his head sadly and said, "I can't let you in. You were moral and upright, but you loved money too much. You loved it so much, you even married a woman named Penny." St. Peter waved sadly, and poof! Down the chute to the 'Other Place' they went. Then came the Methodist. "Sorry, can't let you in either," said Saint Peter. "You abstained from liquor and dancing and cards, but you loved food too much. You loved food so much, you even married a woman named Candy!" Sadly, St. Peter waved again, and whang! Down the chute went the Methodists. The Southern Baptist turned to his wife and whispered nervously, "It doesn't look good, Fanny." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to BP for this one: My grandfather came to America to gain freedom, but it didn't work. My grandmother came over on the very next boat. ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Christopher Hill, 36, Jacksonville, Florida Man arrested after taking cash register from Walmart, then trying to carjack 2 people at knifepoint A man was arrested Friday after he took a cash register drawer from the Walmart at River City Marketplace and then tried to carjack two people at knifepoint. Christopher Raymond Hill, 36, was arrested on charges of strong arm robbery, carjacking with firearm or deadly weapon, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and trespassing, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office online inmate information search. Investigators found the incident began when Hill went into the Walmart liquor store and asked if he could have change for a $20. Hill was told by the cashier he would have to buy something and he then bought a pack of cigarettes. The cashier, LaToya King, spoke with Action News Jax about the incident. She said she didn't think twice of Hill, who was dressed in bright orange, until she opened her cash register. "When I did that, he leaped over the counter and he grabbed my hand and I was like, 'Sir, what are you doing?'" King said. Once the register was open, Hill grabbed the register and ran out of the store, according to a JSO arrest report. A witness saw Hill get into a silver Ford SUV, but it did not appear to start, so he got out and ran. Police said Hill approached a man who was sitting in the parking lot near Supercuts. Hill asked the man for a ride and the man refused. Hill asked for a ride when he refused the 36-year-old pulled out a knife cutting his hands and leg. "I turned the ignition off, grabbed my keys, opened the door and boom, there he was," Scott Reardean said. According to the report, Hill put the cash register in the Reardean's truck bed and pulled a knife, cutting Reardean on the hands and leg, the arrest report said. "I was bascially just doing this, trying to get the knife off me, and he's like, trying to pull me and he yanked my shirt and ripped it all up," Reardean said. Reardean said to Action News Jax that he was able to grab his pistol from his truck and pointed it at Hill, who then ran away toward Starbucks. Hill ran to the car of a woman who was in line at the Starbucks drive-through. She told police she rolled down her passenger's side window to see what he wanted and she said Hill opened her door and got into the car. The woman said Hill told her to drive because someone was chasing him. She told police she tried to push him out of the vehicle and he would not get out. According to the report, she was in fear for her life, so she got out of her car to to get her Ruger pistol out of her trunk. Hill got out of the car and came toward her. She said she pointed her pistol at him and he ran away. When police arrived, they found Hill had barricaded himself inside the bathroom at Supercuts, but he came out when officers ordered him to. According to the report, Hill told police, "The reason I was running and did this was because somebody was after me." King said she is still shocked about what happened, but she said she's glad Hill is behind bars. "Now I know he's locked up and he can't do this to anyone else again," King said. As of Monday morning, Hill was still in the Duval County Jail being held on a bond of $91,512. His next court date is set for July 2.
Tech Support Pits From: Tammy Re: Pop Up Blocker Dear webby, Hi there, once again I want to thank you for the humor daily, its a highlight of my lunch hour at work.... now I need to ask a question, I turned off my pop up blocker so I could fill out a online application, now I get pop ups and can't figure out how to turn the blocker back on. Please help, thanks so much, Tammy Dear Tammy Click on TOOLS Intenet Options Privacy and there it is at the bottom. You can bypass the PopUp Blocker by holding down the CTRL key when you click on a link. Have FUN DearWebby
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A guy walks into a gas station and buys a pack of cigarettes. He pulls one out and starts smoking it. The cashier says, "Excuse me sir, but you can't smoke in here." The guy says, "Don't you think it's kinda dumb that I buy them here but can't smoke them here?" And the cashier replies, "Not at all...we also sell condoms here."
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___________________________________________________ A young boy called the pastor of a local "corner" church to ask the pastor to come by to pray for his mother who had been very ill with the flu. The pastor knew the family and was aware they had been attending another church down the road. So the pastor asked, "Shouldn't you be asking Brother Simon down the road to come by to pray with your mom?" The young boy replied, "Yeah, but we didn't want to take the chance that he might catch whatever it is that Mom has." ___________________________________________________
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A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six year olds. After explaining the commandment to "honor thy father and thy mother," she asked "Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?" Without missing a beat, one little boy answered, "Thou shall not kill." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 14 in
1775 The Continental Army was founded by the Second Continental
Congress for purposes of common defense. This event is considered
to be the birth of the United States Army. On June 15, George
Washington was appointed commander-in-chief. 

1777 The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the "Stars
and Stripes" as the national flag of the United States. The Flag
Resolution stated "Resolved: that the flag of the United States be
made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union
be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new
Constellation." On May 20, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson
officially proclaimed June 14 "Flag Day" as a commemoration of the
"Stars and Stripes." 

1789 Captain William Bligh of the HMS Bounty arrived in Timor in a
small boat. 

1834 Cyrus Hall McCormick received a patent for his reaping
machine. 

1834 Isaac Fischer Jr. patented sandpaper. 

1841 The first Canadian parliament opened in Kingston. 

1846 A group of U.S. settlers in Sonoma proclaimed the Republic of
California. 

1893 Philadelphia observed the first Flag Day. 

1900 Hawaii became a U.S. territory. 

1907 Women in Norway won the right to vote. 

1917 General John Pershing arrived in Paris during World War I. 

1919 The first non-stop trans-Atlantic flight began. Captain John
Alcot and Lt. Arthur Brown flew from Newfoundland to Ireland. 

1927 Nicaraguan President Adolfo Diaz signed a treaty with the U.S.
allowing American intervention in his country. 

1940 The Nazis opened their concentration camp at Auschwitz in
German-occupied Poland. 

1940 German troops entered Paris. As Paris became occupied loud
speakers announced the implementation of a curfew being imposed for
8 p.m. 

1943 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that schoolchildren could not be
made to salute the U.S. flag if doing so conflicted with their
religious beliefs. 

1944 Sixty U.S. B-29 Superfortress' attacked an iron and steel
works factory on Honshu Island. 

1945 Burma was liberated by Britain. 

1949 The state of Vietnam was formed. 

1951 "Univac I" was unveiled. It was a computer designed for the
U.S. Census Bureau and billed as the world's first commercial
computer. 

1952 The Nautilus was dedicated. It was the first nuclear powered
submarine. 

1954 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an order adding the
words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance. 

1954 Americans took part in the first nation-wide civil defense
test against atomic attack. 

1965 A military triumvirate took control in Saigon, South Vietnam. 

1967 Mariner 5 was launched from Cape Kennedy, FL. The space
probe's flight took it past Venus. 

1982 Argentine forces surrendered to British troops on the Falkland
Islands. 

1989 Former U.S. President Reagan received an honorary knighthood
from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. 

1990 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld police checkpoints that are used
to examine drivers for signs of intoxication. 

1994 The New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup by defeating the
Vancouver Canucks. It was the first time the Rangers had won the
cup in 54 years. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Wednesday,  June 13

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Appeal denied for wannabe kidnapper
Bonehead
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Today, June 13 in
1920 The U.S. Post Office Department ruled that children 
may not be sent by parcel post. 

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______________________________________________________ Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows. ---David T. Wolf (1943 - ) On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time. --- George Orwell (1903 - 1950) Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ---Aristotle ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A noted psychiatrist was a guest at a gathering, and Anni, his hostess, naturally broached the subject in which the doctor was most at ease. "Would you mind telling me, Doctor," Anni asked, "how you detect a mental deficiency in somebody who appears completely normal?" "Nothing is easier," he replied. "You ask him a simple question which everyone should answer with no trouble. If he hesitates, that puts you on the track." "What sort of question?" Anni questioned. "Well, you might ask him, 'Captain Cook made three trips around the world and died during one of them. Which one?' Anni thought a moment, then said with a nervous laugh, "You wouldn't happen to have another example would you? I must confess I don't know much about history." _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Terri and Buzz, a retired couple from New York City, living in Miami, are getting ready to go out to dinner. Terri says, "Buzz, darling, do you want me to wear this Chanel suit or the Gucci?" Buzz says, "Do I care?" A few minutes later Terri says, "Buzz, should I wear my Cartier watch or my Rolex?" Buzz says, "Who cares?" A few more minutes pass and Terri says, "Buzz, love, shall I wear my five-carat pear diamond ring or my six-carat round diamond ring with the baguettes?" Buzz says, "Terri, I really don't care what you wear, but if you don't move your butt , we're going to miss the Early Bird Special at McDonalds. ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Todd Richard Ferry, 59, in jail in Pennsylvania Appeal denied for wannabe kidnapper A middle-aged man who tried to kidnap a teenage Mennonite girl in the driveway of her family's home deserves the 10- to 20-year prison sentence he's serving for the crime, a state appeals court panel has ruled. The fact that Todd Richard Ferry left an anonymous apology note in the family's mailbox the day after the kidnapping attempt in no way lessens the terrifying impact of what he tried to do, Judge Mary Jane Bowes concluded in the Superior Court's opinion. Investigators said Ferry, now 59, of New Enterprise, had an obsession with Mennonite girls in Bedford County long before he tried to snatch the 17-year-old off her bicycle in November 2014. The girl told police that she rode her bike home from work at a produce farm and was getting mail from her family's mailbox when a man knocked her off her bike and grabbed her. She didn't see her attacker's face, but heard him say, "Get in the car, you're coming with me." She broke free and ran home, but not before her assailant ripped her dress and bruised her shoulders and knees. The girl's mother called state police the next day after finding an envelope in her mailbox from the attacker. "I'm sorry about the wrestling match I had with you," the unsigned note read. "I fell in love with you...There is no way to approach you and now I have failed my only way...I still want to meet you and you don't need to fear me." Police said they later found Ferry's DNA on that envelope, and on a pair of sweat pants found lying in the victim's driveway. They said Ferry at first denied trying to abduct the girl, then admitted to accosting her because "he just wanted to talk to her." A county jury convicted Ferry on charges of attempted kidnapping, false imprisonment, child luring and simple assault after hearing that evidence. Several Mennonite witnesses testified during his trial that Ferry was "overly friendly" with young Mennonite girls. In denying Ferry's appeal, Bowes rejected his arguments that his sentence the maximum allowed for his crime is too severe and that prosecutors should not have been allowed to use the DNA evidence or the testimony of other Mennonite and "English" witnesses against him. Bowes discounted Ferry's contention that there was no proof he actually was trying to kidnap the teen. She cited the terror inflicted on the girl by Ferry's "highly inappropriate attempt to get to know her by force." The evidence of Ferry's guilt is "overwhelming," the judge found. Bowes upheld Ferry's jail sentence despite his claim that "there was minimal harm caused" to the victim. Instead, Bowes agreed with county Judge Travis W. Livengood that only the maximum prison sentence was appropriate in the case. She cited Livengood's conclusions that Ferry showed "absolutely no remorse," that Ferry planned the abduction in great detail, and that his behavior was "anti-social" and "strange."
Tech Support Pits From: Sandie Re: Response Challenge Dear webby, What IS a Response Challenge ? Sandie Dear Sandie A Response Challenge is when, after sending a mail to somebody, instead of an answer, you get soime silly auto-responder and are expected to prove tat you are human by punching in some hard to read numbers. It's OK to have that challenge as part of an order form, but definitely not OK with email. Like me, a lot of people filter that kind of crap into the trash, unread, just like any auto-responder. Have FUN DearWebby
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___________________________________________________ A couple of Torontonians had just closed down their store on busy Yonge Street and were standing in the middle of their empty shop when one said to the other, "I'll bet you ten bucks that if we wait here a few minutes, some Newfie is going to come by, peer through the window, and come in and ask us what we're selling." Sure enough, just as he finished speaking, a Newfie stuck his face up to the window, looked around at the empty shelves and then walked over and asked, "How's she goin, b'y. I was just wonderin' what you fellas was sellin'??" One of the Torontians grinned at the other and replied, "We're selling idiots, friend", To this the Newfie responded, "Well, ya must be doin' some good business 'cause dere's only two o' ya left." ___________________________________________________
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Two country doctors out in the hills of West Virginia were discussing the population explosion in the world. One physician says, "Why, Bubba, thiseyer crazy birth thang isa gettin' so bad that perty soon, they ain't gonna be room for ever'body! There'sa gonna be standin' room only on this here planet!" The other doctor replied, "Heck, that sure oughta slow 'em down a bit!" ____________________________________________________

Today, June 13 in
1415 Henry the Navigator, the prince of Portugal, embarked on an
expedition to Africa. 

1777 The Marquis de Lafayette arrived in the American colonies to
help with their rebellion against the British. 

1789 Ice cream was served to General George Washington by Mrs.
Alexander Hamilton. 

1825 Walter Hunt patented the safety pin. Hunt then then sold the
rights for $400. 

1866 The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed by the
U.S. Congress. It was ratified on July 9, 1868. The amendment was
designed to grant citizenship to and protect the civil liberties of
recently freed slaves. It did this by prohibiting states from
denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of citizens of
the United States, depriving any person of his life, liberty, or
property without due process of law, or denying to any person
within their jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. 

1898 The Canadian Yukon Territory was organized. 

1900 China's Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Chinese
Christians erupted into violence. 

1912 Captain Albert Berry made the first successful parachute jump
from an airplane in Jefferson, Mississippi. 

1920 The U.S. Post Office Department ruled that children may not be
sent by parcel post. 

1922 Charlie Osborne started the longest attack on hiccups. He
hiccuped over 435 million times before stopping. He died in 1991,
11 months after his hiccups ended. 

1923 The French set a trade barrier between the occupied Ruhr and
the rest of Germany. That did not go over well.

1927 Charles Lindbergh was honored with a ticker-tape parade in New
York City. 

1927 For the first time, an American Flag was displayed from the
right hand of the Statue of Liberty. 

1940 Paris was evacuated before the German advance on the city. 

1943 German spies landed on Long Island, New York. They were soon
captured. 

1944 Germany launched 10 of its new V1 rockets against Britain from
a position near the Channel coast. Of the 10 rockets only 5 landed
in Britain and only one managed to kill (6 people in London). 

1944 Marvin Camras patented the wire recorder. 

1949 Bao Dai entered Saigon to rule Vietnam. He had been installed
by the French. 

1951 U.N. troops seized Pyongyang, North Korea. 

1966 The landmark "Miranda v. Arizona" decision was issued by the
U.S. Supreme Court. The decision ruled that criminal suspects had
to be informed of their constitutional rights before being
questioned by police. 

1971 The New York Times began publishing the "Pentagon Papers". The
articles were a secret study of America's involvement in Vietnam. 

1978 Israelis withdrew the last of their invading forces from
Lebanon. 

1979 Sioux Indians were awarded $105 million in compensation for
the U.S. seizure in 1877 of their Black Hills in South Dakota. 

1983 The unmanned U.S. space probe Pioneer 10 became the first
spacecraft to leave the solar system. It was launched in March
1972. The first up-close images of the planet Jupiter were provided
by Pioneer 10. 

1988 The Liggett Group, a cigarette manufacturer, was found liable
for a lung-cancer death. They were, however, found innocent by the
federal jury of misrepresenting the risks of smoking. 

1992 Future U.S. President Bill Clinton criticized rap singer
Sister Souljah for making remarks "filled with hatred" towards
whites. 

1994 A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, found Exxon Corp. and Captain
Joseph Hazelwood to be reckless in the Exxon Valdez oil spill. 

1995 France announced that they would conduct eight more nuclear
tests in the South Pacific. 

2000 In Pyongyang, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il welcomed South
Korea's President Kim Dae for a three-day summit. It was the first
such meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Tuesday,  June 12

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Couple involved in major drug bust in Johnstown
Bonehead
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Today, June 12 in
1979 Bryan Allen flew the Gossamer Albatross, man powered, across
the English Channel.

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_____________________________________________________ Food for thought... You are driving along in your car on a wild, stormy night. You pass by a bus stop, and you see three people waiting for the bus: 1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die. 2. An old friend who once saved your life. 3. The perfect man (or) woman you have been dreaming about. Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing that there could only be one passenger in your car. Think before you continue reading. This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application. You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first; or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back. However, you may never be able to find your perfect dream lover again. The candidate who was hired! (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer. I love this, I may actually use it sometime for an interview situation. WHAT DID HE SAY? He simply answered: "I would give the car keys to my old friend, and let him take the lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the woman of my dreams." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Scott Miller, Kathy Miller, Johnstown, Florida Couple involved in major drug bust in Johnstown Johnstown police have identified two people they say were involved in a major drug bust Saturday night. The police chief, Robert Johnson, said Scott and Kathy Miller were arrested and are now facing felony charges. JOHNSTOWN- Johnstown police have identified two people they say were involved in a major drug bust Saturday night. The police chief, Robert Johnson, said Scott and Kathy Miller were arrested and are now facing felony charges. Johnstown said officers were tipped off about suspicious drug activity happening at a home on Bedford Street. He said they got a search warrant and served it at the home Saturday night. Inside, police said they seized 45 pounds of marijuana, a gun and $3,000 in cash. "As I'm told, these people just moved into the neighborhood within the last week or so. So, this is a really nice bit of police work in a very quick time period for what these people have been here for," said Johnson. Johnson said the street value of the drugs seized is about $325,000. According to online documents, the Millers are facing felony charges including, manufacturing or possession with intent to deliver. Bail is set at $500,000 each.
Tech Support Pits From: Nina Re: Camera comparison Dear webby, What should I look for when comparing different cameras? Nina Dear Nina Look for a large lens to reach further into twilight, darkness and indoor shots without flash, and also higher picture quality. Look for a long optical zoom and anti-shake. Totally ignore digital zoom. That's a gimmick that doesn't work. Look for a real optical view finder that shows the correct zoom. I do like having the fold-out swivel monitor for indoor shots, but outside I find a camera quite useless, if it has no optical viewfinder. Don't worry about how many MegaPixels are claimed in the ads. That number is as phony as a Sears vacuum cleaner horsepower rating. About all that number is good for is for comparing cameras of the same brand. Different manufacturers use different size pixels and different ways to use them. Have FUN DearWebby
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There was this city doctor who started a practice in the countryside. He once had to go to a farm to attend to a sick farmer who lived there. After a few housecalls he stopped coming to the farm. The puzzled farmer finally phoned him to ask whats the matter, didn't he like him or somethin'. The doctor said, "No, its your ducks at the entrance... Every time I enter the farm, they call me a quack!"
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A Catholic boy was bragging to his Jewish friend. "My priest knows more than your rabbi." "Of course he does," said the Jewish boy. "You tell him everything." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Cheap Cleaner For large cleaning projects, try TSP (TriSodiumPhospahte) TSP used to be the main active ingredient in most detergents, but got a bad name because it promoted underwater weed growth in canals, rivers and lakes, into which improperly treated sewage was dumped into. What was bad was not the TSP, but Millions of people using a lot of it all year long. It was simply too much of a good thing. TSP is still a powerful phospate fertilizer, and your tomatoes will love it, when you dump the used cleaning water near them. You won't find TSP at the supermarket, where all the overpriced and nicely packaged retail cleaners are. You can find it at building and industrial paint suppliers, in the PAINT section. Painters use it, after thinning it down with a lot of water, to clean dirty walls before painting. TSP is dirt cheap. At Canadian Tire for example, a gallon jug of concentrate is CDN $4.95. For cleaning previously painted stuff, use 40 parts of water to one part TSP. For a really greasy stove vent hoods or car engines, use one part water and one part TSP. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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One woman was bragging to her next-door neighbor about her son, a college student at the University of Illinois. "Why, our son is so brilliant, every time we get a letter from him we have to go to the dictionary." "You're lucky," the neighbor said. "Every time we get a letter from our son in college, we have to go to the bank!" ____________________________________________________

Today, June 12 in
1099 Crusade leaders visited the Mount of Olives where they met a
hermit who urged them to assault Jerusalem. 

1442 Alfonso V of Aragon was crowned King of Naples. 

1665 England installed a municipal government in New York. It was
the former Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam. 

1812 Napoleon's invasion of Russia began. 

1839 Abner Doubleday created the game of baseball, according to the
legend. 

1849 Lewis Haslett patented a gas mask. (Patent US6529 A) 

1897 Carl Elsener patented his penknife. The object later became
known as the Swiss army knife. 

1898 Philippine nationalists declared their independence from
Spain. 

1900 The Reichstag approved a second law that would allow the
expansion of the German navy. 

1901 Cuba agreed to become an American protectorate by accepting
the Platt Amendment. 

1918 The first airplane bombing raid by an American unit occurred
on World War I's Western Front in France. 

1921 U.S. President Warren Harding urged every young man to attend
military training camp. 

1923 Harry Houdini, while suspended upside down 40 feet above the
ground, escaped from a strait jacket. 

1926 Brazil quit the League of Nations in protest over plans to
admit Germany. 

1935 U.S. Senator Huey Long of Louisiana made the longest speech on
Senate record. The speech took 15 1/2 hours and was filled by
150,000 words. 

1935 The Chaco War was ended with a truce. Bolivia and Paraguay had
been fighting since 1932. 

1937 The Soviet Union executed eight army leaders under Joseph
Stalin. 

1941 In London, the Inter-Allied Declaration was signed. It was the
first step towards the establishment of the United Nations. 

1944 Chinese Communist leader Mao Tse-tung announced that he would
support Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in the war against
Japan. 

1963 "Cleopatra" starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison, and
Richard Burton premiered at the Rivoli Theatre in New York City. 

1967 State laws which prohibited interracial marriages were ruled
unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court. 

1975 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was found guilty of
corrupt election practices in 1971. 

1979 Bryan Allen flew the Gossamer Albatross, man powered, across
the English Channel. 

1981 "Raiders of the Lost Ark" opened in the U.S. 

1982 75,000 people rallied against nuclear weapons in New York
City's Central Park. Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Bruce
Springsteen, and Linda Ronstadt were in attendance. 

1985 Wayne "The Great One" Gretsky was named winner of the NHL's
Hart Trophy. The award is given to the the league Most Valuable
Player. 

1985 The U.S. House of Representatives approved $27 million in aid
to the Nicaraguan contras. 

1986 South Africa declared a national state of emergency. Virtually
unlimited power was given to security forces and restrictions were
put on news coverage of the unrest. 

1987 U.S. President Reagan publicly challenged Mikhail Gorbachev to
tear down the Berlin Wall. 

1990 The parliament of the Russian Federation formally declared its
sovereignty. 

1991 Russians went to the election polls and elected Boris N.
Yeltsin as the president of their republic. 

1992 In a letter to the U.S. Senate, Russian Boris Yeltsin stated
that in the early 1950's the Soviet Union had shot down nine U.S.
planes and held 12 American survivors. 

1996 In Philadelphia a panel of federal judges blocked a law
against indecency on the internet. The panel said that the 1996
Communications Decency Act would infringe upon the free speech
rights of adults. 

1998 Compaq Computer paid $9 billion for Digital Equipment Corp. in
largest high-tech acquisition. 

1999 NATO peacekeeping forces entered the province of Kosovo in
Yugoslavia. 

2003 In Arkansas, Terry Wallis spoke for the first time in nearly
19 years. Wallis had been in a coma since July 13, 1984, after
being injured in a car accident. 

2009 In the U.S., The switch from analog TV trasmission to digital
was completed.

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Good Morning, !
Today is Monday,  June 11

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Philadelphia teacher accused of 
taking bribes from students
Bonehead
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Today, June 11 in
1990 The U.S. Supreme Court wimps struck down a law that 
would prohibit the desecration of the American Flag. 

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_____________________________________________________ The young secretary was describing her evening's exploits to a friend. "After dinner," she said, "he wanted to come back to my apartment, but I refused. I told him my mother would worry if I did anything like that." "That was smart," her friend said, approvingly, "Then what happened?" "He kept insisting, and I kept refusing," the secretary said. "You didn't weaken your resolve did you?" asked the friend. "Not one bit. In the end, we went to his apartment. I figured, let HIS mother worry." ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Amanda Richardson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia teacher accused of taking bribes from students A Philadelphia high school has removed a teacher from the classroom after she was accused of taking bribes from students in exchange for better grades. NBC10 received a tip that Amanda Richardson, a humanities teacher at LINC High School, was giving students higher grades in exchange for undisclosed bribes. The school district said that the teacher was "promptly" removed from the classroom and the Inspector General and Philadelphia police were notified of the allegations. "We are aware of the situation and once it was brought to our attention, we acted immediately. The teacher was promptly removed from the school and both the Inspector General and Philadelphia Police have been notified. The School District of Philadelphia is fully cooperating with the investigation." Richardson refused to comment on the claims until everything is cleared with the teachers union.
Tech Support Pits From: Carole Re: Attachments Dear webby: Does the Humor Letter ever have attachments? Do you have a virus or spyware? Carole Dear Carole No, the Humor Letter never has attachments, never did and never will. It is not sent from a Windows computer, but from a big server running Linux. Windows viruses and spyware don't work on Linux any more than a bicycle works on the ocean. If you saw an attachment with the Humor Letter, then either your computer or the computer of your ISP is infected, or else you got your mail program misconfigured so that it shows mail with embedded pictures as if they were attachments. Have FUN DearWebby
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A man makes a suggestion to his wife, "Honey, what do you say that tonight we change positions?" His wife responds with, "yes, I would really like that. Tonight, you do the dishes and the n stand by the ironing board for a couple of hours, and I'll lay on the couch and fart."
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A Swedish couple in Minnasohda are applying for a marriage license. The clerk asks the man his name and he replies, Yan Yohansenn. The clerk asks the woman what her name is. She replies Yolanda Yohansenn. The clerk asks, "Oh, any relation"? The woman blushes and says, Yust vunce, ve couldn't vait. ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Inspect Your Gutters Spring is a good time of year to check your gutters. Nail any droopy gutters back to the fascia. The next time you get a good rain, make sure the gutters are draining correctly and that water is being chanelled 3 to 4 feet from your house. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ A guy is sitting in a bar, absolutely drooling at a pretty young thing in her short, pink mini-dress. Using the time honored ice breaker, he sends her a drink. "How lucky am I," he thinks, as she gets up to come sit next to him. They strike up a wonderful conversation. Finally the girl turns to him and says, "Look, you seem like a really nice guy, so I have to tell you that I'm a working girl. I get two hundred dollars for what you think you'll ply out of me with liquor." He replies, "I have no problem with the money but, since you were so straightforward I must tell you that when I come, I go nuts. I bite, scratch, kick, punch, pull hair, break furniture, and just plain destroy the place." "Oh my God! How long does that last?" she asked. "Just until I get my two hundred bucks back," he replied. ___________________________________________________
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A minister, a priest and a rabbi were discussing when life begins. "Those of my faith," said the minister, "believe that life starts when the heart begins to beat." "We take a different view," said the priest. "We believe life starts at the moment of conception." "Well," said the rabbi, "it is our belief that life starts when the kids move out and the dog dies." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 11 in
1346 Charles IV of Luxembourg was elected Holy Roman Emperor in
Germany. 

1509 King Henry VIII married his first of six wives, Catherine of
Aragon. 

1770 Captain James Cook discovered the Great Barrier Reef off of
Australia when he ran aground. 

1776 In America, the Continental Congress formed a committee to
draft a Declaration of Independence from Britain. 

1798 Napoleon Bonaparte took the island of Malta. 

1895 Charles E. Duryea received the first U.S. patent granted to an
American inventor for a gasoline-driven automobile. 

1912 Silas Christoferson became the first pilot to take off from
the roof of a hotel. 

1915 British troops took Cameroon in Africa. 

1927 Charles A. Lindberg was presented the first Distinguished
Flying Cross. 

1930 William Beebe dove to a record-setting depth of 1,426 feet off
the coast of Bermuda. He used a diving chamber called a
bathysphere. 

1934 The Disarmament Conference in Geneva ended in failure. 

1937 Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a purge of Red Army generals.

1940 The Italian Air Force bombed the British fortress at Malta in
the Mediterranean. 

1942 The U.S. and the Soviet Union signed a lend lease agreement to
aid the Soviets in their effort in World War II. 

1943 During World War II, the Italian island of Pantelleria
surrendered after a heavy air bombardment. 

1947 The U.S. government announced an end to sugar rationing. 

1963 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested in Florida for trying
to integrate restaurants. 

1963 Alabama Gov. George Wallace allowed two black students to
enroll at the University of Alabama. 

1967 Israel and Syria accepted a U.N. cease-fire. 

1973 After a ruling by the Justice Department of the State of
Pennsylvania, women were licensed to box or wrestle. 

1977 In the Netherlands, a 19-day hostage situation came to an end
when Dutch marines stormed a train and a school being held by South
Moluccan extremist. Two hostages and the six terrorists were
killed. 

1987 Margaret Thatcher became the first British prime minister in
160 years to win a third consecutive term of office. 

1990 The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law that would prohibit
the desecration of the American Flag. 

1991 Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines erupted. The eruption of ash
and gas could be seen for more than 60 miles. 

1993 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that people who commit "hate
crimes" could be sentenced to extra punishment. The court also
ruled in favor of religious groups saying that they indeed had a
constitutional right to sacrifice animals during worship services. 

1993 Steven Spielberg's movie "Jurassic Park" opened. 

1998 Mitsubishi of America agreed to pay $34 million to end the
largest sexual harassment case filed by the U.S. government. The
federal lawsuit claimed that hundreds of women at a plant in
Normal, IL, had endured groping and crude jokes from male workers. 

1998 Pakistan announced moratorium on nuclear testing and offered
to talk with India over disputed Kashmir. 

2010 The FIFA World Cup opened in South Africa. It was the first
time it was held in Africa.

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Good Morning, !
Today is Sunday,  June 10

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Mum ‘set daughter on fire to try and 
revive her after she drowned in bath’
Bonehead
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Today, June 10 in
1920 The Republican convention in Chicago endorsed woman suffrage. 

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_____________________________________________________ Thanks to Kati for these winning excerpts from actual High School writings: 1. Her face was a perfect oval, like a circle that had its two sides gently compressed by a Thigh Master. 2. His thoughts tumbled in his head, making and breaking alliances like underpants in a dryer without Cling Free. 5. She had a deep, throaty, genuine laugh, like that sound a dog makes just before it throws up. 6. Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever. 20. The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work. 22. He was as lame as a duck. Not the metaphorical lame duck, either, but a real duck that was actually lame, maybe from stepping on a land mine or something. 23. The ballerina rose gracefully en Pointe and extended one slender leg behind her, like a dog at a fire hydrant. 24. It was an American tradition, like fathers chasing kids around with power tools. 25. He was deeply in love. When she spoke, he thought he heard bells, as if she were a garbage truck backing up. ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Carly Harris, 37, Trealaw, Rhondda, south Wales Mum ‘set daughter on fire to try and revive her after she drowned in bath’ Carly Harris, 37, was arrested after Amelia-Brooke Harris was found dead at their home in Trealaw, Rhondda, south Wales, at 10.20pm last night. Nicole Sallam, who claims to be a family friend, said Amelia tragically drowned in the bath before Harris, who she says has mental health issues, tried to bring her back to life by setting her on fire. She said: ‘She drowned in the bath and the mother who has mental health problems thought she could revive her child by burning her. Some neighbors, who knew Amelia, don't quite believe that story. Police are still investigating.
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Two women were paired together as partners in a club tournament and met on the putting green for the first time. After introductions, the first golfer asked, "What's your handicap?" "Oh, I'm a scratch golfer," the other replied. "Really!" exclaimed the first woman, suitably impressed that she was paired up with her. "Yes, I write down all my good scores and scratch out the bad ones!
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___________________________________________________ The workplace of the tomorrow will have two employees: a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog The dog is there to keep the man from touching the computers. ___________________________________________________
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Two deaf men were talking on their coffee break about being out late the night before. The first man signed to his friend, "My wife was asleep when I got home, so I was able to sneak into bed, and not get into trouble." The second deaf man signed back, "Boy, you're lucky. My wife was wide awake, waiting for me in bed, and she started swearing at me and giving me heck for being out so late." The first deaf man asked, "So, what did you do?" The second deaf man signed, "I turned out the light!" ____________________________________________________

Today, June 10 in
1776 The Continental Congress appointed a committee to write a
Declaration of Independence. 

1793 The Jardin des Plantes zoo opened in Paris. It was the first
public zoo. 

1801 The North African State of Tripoli declared war on the U.S.
The dispute was over merchant vessels being able to travel safely
through the Mediterranean. The US responded by organizing the
Marines and sending them to Tripoli.

1854 The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, held its first
graduation. 

1898 U.S. Marines landed in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. 

1902 The "outlook" or "see-through" envelope was patented by
Americus F. Callahan. 

1903 Binney & Smith Company began developing a product line of wax
crayons. The product was named Crayola. 

1909 The SOS distress signal was used for the first time. The
Cunard liner SS Slavonia used the signal when it wrecked off the
Azores. 

1916 Mecca, under control of the Turks, fell to the Arabs during
the Great Arab Revolt. 

1920 The Republican convention in Chicago endorsed woman suffrage. 

1924 The Republican National Convention was broadcast by NBC radio.
It was the first political convention to be on radio. 

1925 The state of Tennessee adopted a new biology text book that
denied the theory of evolution. 

1933 Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were in a car accident on a
rural road in north Texas. The third-degree burns suffered by
Parker resulted in a pronounced limp for the rest of her life. 

1935 Alcoholic Anonymous was founded by William G. Wilson and Dr.
Robert Smith. 

1940 Italy declared war on France and Britain. In addition, Canada
declared war on Italy. 

1943 Laszlo Biro patented his ballpoint pen. Biro was a Hungarian
journalist. 

1943 The Allies began bombing Germany around the clock. 

1944 The youngest pitcher in major league baseball pitched his
first game. Joe Nuxhall was 15 years old (and 10 months and 11
days). 

1946 Italy established a republic replacing its monarchy. 

1948 Chuck Yeager exceeded the speed of sound in the Bell XS-1. He
was the first American to go that fast. Germans had gone over the
speed of sound with Messerschmitts before 1945, but only briefly.

1954 General Motors announced the gas turbine bus had been produced
successfully. 

1967 Israel and Syria agreed to a cease-fire that ended the Six-Day
War. 

1971 The U.S. ended a 21-year trade embargo of China. 

1984 The U.S. Army successfully tested an antiballistic missile. 

1984 The United States and the Vatican established full diplomatic
relations for the first time in 117 years. 

1985 The Israeli army pulled out of Lebanon after 1,099 days of
occupation. 

1990 The Civic Forum movement won Czechoslovakia's first free
elections since 1946. The movement was founded by President Vaclav
Havel. 

1990 Bulgaria's former Communist Party won the country's first free
elections in more than four decades. 

1993 It was announced by scientists that genetic material was
extracted from an insect that lived when dinosaurs roamed the
Earth. 

1994 U.S. President Clinton intensified sanctions against Haiti's
military leaders. U.S. commercial air travel was suspended along
with most financial transactions between Haiti and the U.S. 

1996 Britain and Ireland opened Northern Ireland peace talks. The
IRA's political arm Sinn Fein was excluded. 

1998 The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that poor children in
Milwaukee could attend religious schools at taxpayer expense. 

1999 NATO suspended air strikes in Yugoslavia after Slobodan
Milosevic agreed to withdraw his forces from Kosovo. 

2015 The movie Jurassic World opened in 60 countries. It became the
first movie to make $500 million its opening weekend. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Saturday,  June 9

3.8% Unemployment, more job openings than applicants!
If Trump keeps that up, pretty soon I'll have to move 
South to help out!

With Mexifornia handing out Visas with Democratic Party
registrations, that should not be difficult. 
I was told you don't really have to vote for Pelousy 
just because of registering for Democratic Party junkmail.

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Man from Georgia busted with guns, hollow-point 
bullets at Port Authority Bus Terminal
Bonehead
______________________________________________________
Today, June 9 in
1534 Jacques Cartier became the first to sail into the river 
he named Saint Lawrence. 

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______________________________________________________ There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you. --- Will Rogers (1879 - 1935) Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. --- Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ One day as the water of the mighty Mississippi River rose a man and his son were forced to retreat to their rooftop. While there, a neighbour passed by in a row boat and shouted, "Come with me I'll take you to higher ground." The man politely refused saying, "I have faith in the lord, he will save me." Two hours later as the water continued to rise another neighbour passed in a rubber raft, offering to take them to higher ground. Again he refused saying, "I have faith in the lord, he will save me." Four hours passed and as the man and his son clung to the chimney, trying to avoid the rising water a Coast Guard helicopter hovered overhead and threw down a ladder, "Climb up so we can take you to higher ground!" he heard them say. Again he refused saying, "I have faith in the lord, he will save me!" Well no one else came and they met their fate. Standing before God, the man said, "Lord I believed in you, my faith was strong and unwavering and you let us drown!" Looking at him God replied, "You dumb ass! I sent a boat, a raft, and a helicopter, what more did you want from me? A cruise ship?" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ Lorikeets _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Leroy was telling his friend Bubba about the date he had the night before, "It was a bummer. She used four letter words all evening." Bubba exclaimed, "Really? I can't believe you didn't enjoy that." "Guess again," said Leroy, "All night she kept saying 'Quit,' 'Stop,' and 'Don't!'" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Grant Hall, 21, Georgia Man from Georgia busted with guns, hollow-point bullets at Port Authority Bus Terminal A man from Georgia who has been living out of his car at Midtown’s Port Authority Bus Terminal for the last two weeks was arrested after Port Authority police found two handguns, dozens of hollow- point bullets and a machete inside his vehicle, sources said Tuesday. Grant Hall, 21, is facing a host of weapons possession charges after the firearms were found in his 2006 Honda Element Monday. His car was found in the LAZ parking lot above the terminal on the fifth floor of the Midtown terminal, Port Authority police said. Police Officer Shaun Kehoe and rookie Police Officers Joey Cassera, William Salzmann, and Jeffrey Hager — who were on their first day of service at the bus terminal — were called to the parking lot on a report of a suspicious person looking into car windows of parked vehicles. The cops quickly found Hall, who confessed that he had been living in his car inside the parking lot for the past two weeks. Hall was making his way to Montreal, he told the officers. Cops inspected Hall’s vehicle, recovering the two unloaded handguns, a 9-mm. magazine that can hold 30 rounds, two more magazines that can hold 15 rounds each, 60 9-mm. hollow-point bullets, a machete and a hatchet. Hall was charged with two counts of gun possession, according to court documents.
Tech Support Pits From: Fast Eddie Re: Which computer is faster? Hi Mr Webby; I am in search of another computer and saw one over on "Tigerdirect" it is....... blah blah blah And I have one here at home (below!) I just wanted to know which one is faster? (in speed!) Reason why is because I want to give one of these to my daughter and I would like something faster! Fast Eddie Dear Fast Eddie Whichever machine has fewer programs and utilities, will be the faster one. The hardware makes little difference, since the slowest part is the chair-to-keyboard interface. Give the polluted one to your daughter, get yourself a new one, and try as hard as you can to refrain from installing utilities. Have FUN DearWebby
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A lion woke up one morning feeling rowdy. He went out and cornered a small monkey and roared, "Who is mightiest of all jungle animals?" The trembling monkey says, "You are, mighty lion! Later, the lion confronts a deer and bellows, "Who is mightiest of all jungle animals?" The terrified deer stammers, "Oh great lion, you are by far the mightiest animal in the jungle!" On a roll now, the lion swaggers up to an elephant and roars, "Who is the mightiest of all jungle animals?" Fast as lightning, the elephant snatches up the lion with his trunk, slams him against a tree half a dozen times, the lion is feeling like it'd been run over by a safari wagon. The elephant then stomped on the lion till it looked like a corn tortilla, then crapped on it, and ambled away. The lion hollered after the elephant, "Damn, just because you don't know the answer, you don't have to get so p'd off !"
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The Importance Of "Correct Punctuation" *Version One* Dear John: I want a man who knows what love is all about. You are generous, kind, thoughtful. People who are not like you admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me for other men. I yearn for you. I have no feelings whatsoever when we're apart. I can be forever happy--will you let me be yours? Jane *Version Two* Dear John: I want a man who knows what love is. All about you are generous, kind, thoughtful people, who are not like you. Admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me. For other men, I yearn. For you, I have no feelings whatsoever. When we're apart, I can be forever happy. Will you let me be? Yours, Jane ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Storing Paint Cans Before storing paint, put some paint on the top and side of the can so you can easily see what color it is. If the can is almost empty, transfer it to a smaller container since paint cans take up a lot of shelf space. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ "'Muesli' is not a word we use in America. When we sweep up after we have been doing woodwork and put it in a bag with mixed nuts and a little birdseed, and pretend it's a health- ful breakfast, we call it granola." ---Bill Bryson Rabbi Mendel was one day walking along a very narrow street, when he came face to face with a rival Rabbi. The street was too narrow for the two to pass. The rival, pulling himself up to his full height, said haughtily: . . . "I never make way for fools " Smiling, Rabbi Mendel stepped aside and said, . . ."I always do." ___________________________________________________
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>From Ella At the Boeing Museum of Flight in Seattle, there is a full size mockup of an F/A-18 fighter. A ramp allows visitors to climb into the cockpit and get a sense of what the pilot sees and feels. A guide at the top of the ramp points out the various controls and gauges in the cockpit and gives information about the aircraft's capabilities to each visitor who gets in. When my four-year-old grandson sat down in the plane, he seemed fascinated by all he saw and heard. Then, he looked out at us and said, "Gramma, could I have a quarter?" ____________________________________________________

Today, June 9 in
1064 Coimbra, Portugal fell to Ferdinand, the King of Castile. 

1534 Jacques Cartier became the first to sail into the river he
named Saint Lawrence. 

1790 John Barry copyrighted "Philadelphia Spelling Book." It was
the first American book to be copyrighted. 

1790 Civil war broke out in Martinique. 

1860 The Ms. Ann Stevens book "Malaeska, the Indian Wife of the
White Hunter" was offered for sale for a dime. It was the first
published "dime novel." 

1923 Bulgaria's government was overthrown by the military. 

1931 Robert H. Goddard patented a rocket-fueled aircraft design. 

1934 Donald Duck made his debut in the Silly Symphonies cartoon
"The Wise Little Hen." 

1940 Norway surrendered to the Nazis during World War II. 

1943 The withholding tax on payrolls was authorized by the U.S.
Congress. 

1945 Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declared that Japan would
fight to the last rather than accept unconditional surrender. 

1959 The first ballistic missile carrying submarine, the USS George
Washington, was launched. 

1973 Secretariat won the 105th Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths and ran
the fastest 1 1/2 miles on dirt at 2:24. 

1978 Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
struck down a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men from the
Mormon priesthood. 

1980 Richard Pryor was severely burned by a "free-base" mixture
that exploded. He was hospitalized more than two months. 

1985 Thomas Sutherland, an American educator, was kidnapped in
Lebanon. He was not released until November 1991. 

1986 The Rogers Commission released a report on the Challenger
disaster. The report explained that the spacecraft blew up as a
result of a failure in a solid rocket booster joint. 

1999 NATO and Yugoslavia signed a peace agreement over Kosovo. 

2000 Canada and the United States signed a border security
agreement. The agreement called for the establishment of a border-
enforcement team. 

2000 The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal gift and
estate taxes. The bill called for the taxes to be phased out over
10 years. 

2001 Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) became the first National
Hockey League (NHL) player to win three Conn Smythe Trophies. The
award is given to the playoff's Most Valuable Player. 

2011 The world's first artificial organ transplant was performed.
It was an artificial windpipe coated with stem cells. 

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Good Morning, !
Today is Friday,  June 8
Time to wear a bit of red to show your support for the troops!


Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Villager who drank ’14 to 15’ beers 
arrested after passenger knocked from golf cart
Bonehead
______________________________________________________
Today, June 8 in
1869 Ives W. McGaffey received a U.S. patent for the 
suction vacuum cleaner. 

More of today in history at HIstory
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_____________________________________________________ Teacher: If you had $1.00 and you asked your father for another, how many dollars would you have. : "I would have $1.00!" Teacher: "You don't know your arithmetic." : "You don't know my father!" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Suzette Ruth Martin, 50, The Villages, Florida Villager who drank ’14 to 15’ beers arrested after passenger knocked from golf cart A Villager who admitted to drinking “14 to 15” beers was arrested after a passenger was knocked from a golf cart. Lady Lake police were called at 8 p.m. Sunday to 1753 Lauren Lane on the Historic Side of The Villages to investigate the accident. Suzette Ruth Martin, 50, had been driving a golf cart out of a garage when it “slammed into” nearby landscaping, according to an arrest report from the Lady Lake Police Department. Martin then tried to move the golf cart forward and her passenger was thrown out. Lake EMS transported the passenger from the scene by ambulance. Martin said she had consumed 14 to 15 beers and admitted she was drunk, the report indicated. She declined to take part in field sobriety exercises, indicating she was certain she would fail them. She was unable to provide a breath sample and told police she has emphysema and lung cancer. Martin was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence and booked at the Lake County Jail. She was released after posting $1,000 bond. Even though there are no cars allowed in most parts of The Villages, residents know that impaired driving with golf carts and lawn mowers is the same crime there as anywhere else.
Tech Support Pits From: Tony Re: MOV to MP4 converter (ALL media converter) Dear Webby, In reply to this one... I've been using IrfanView for years and, IMHO, it's a great media converter. (and it's also free) Home page:https://www.irfanview.com/ Download page: https://www.irfanview.com/main_download_engl.htm IIRC, I think I downloaded IrfanView from one of your past recommendations... The media converter I use almost daily (I do a lot of video and audio recording as well as format conversions) is Format Factory (https://format-factory.en.softonic.com/) which I think I also got from another DearWebby recommendation... IMHO, Format Factory may be a better program for your subscriber's (Trish) needs of converting MOV files to MP4. (Also a free program) https://format-factory.en.softonic.com/#app-softonic-review Format Factory 4.3.0.0 The ultimate free conversion software for PC Tony Dear Tony Yes, I remember Ifranview! I used it once about 20 years ago. I haven't got much to do with movies, otherwise I would probably have remembered it. Have FUN DearWebby
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Thanks to Simone for this confession: My sex life is so bad ... that when I called one of those phone sex lines, a voice came on and said, "Not tonight. I have an earache."
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One evening while I was preparing dinner, my daughter came into the kitchen asking for homework help on her vocabulary words. "Mom," she asked, "what's a quarter horse?" As I thought of a simple explanation, my five-year-old son piped up, "I know! It's the one they have in front of the grocery store." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Opening Jars Having trouble opening a jar? A latex dishwashing glove will help you grip the lid. If it is still stubborn, tap the lid lightly with the back of a butter knife. This will break the seal, but be careful not to break the glass jar. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
The Library and Opera House that stands on two countries.
___________________________________________________ A ninety-five year old woman at the nursing home received a visit from one of her fellow church members. "How are you feeling?" the visitor asked. The lady said, "Oh, I'm just worried sick!" "What are you worried about, dear?" her friend asked. "You look like you're in good health. They are taking care of you, aren't they?" "Yes, they are taking very good care of me," said the old lady. "Are you in any pain?" her friend asked. "No, I have never had a pain in my life." "Well, what are you worried about?" her friend asked again. The lady leaned back in her rocking chair and slowly explained her major worry. "Every close friend I ever had has already died and gone on to heaven. I'm afraid they're all wondering where I went." ___________________________________________________
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0452	 Italy was invaded by Attila the Hun. 

0793 The Vikings raided the Northumbrian coast of England. 

1786 In New York City, commercially manufactured ice cream was
advertised for the first time. 

1790 The first loan for the U.S. was repaid. The Temporary Loan of
1789 was negotiated and secured on September 18, 1789 by Alexander
Hamilton. 

1866 Prussia annexed the region of Holstein. 

1869 Ives W. McGaffey received a U.S. patent for the suction vacuum
cleaner. 

1904 U.S. Marines landed in Tangiers, Morocco, to protect U.S.
citizens and to stop piracy.

1953 The U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregated restaurants in
Washington, DC. 

1965 U.S. troops in South Vietnam were given orders to begin
fighting offensively. 

1967 Israeli airplanes attacked the USS Liberty in the
Mediterranean during the 6-Day War between Israel and its Arab
neighbors. 34 U.S. Navy crewmen were killed. Israel later called
the incident a tragic mistake due to the mis-identification of the
ship. The U.S. has never publicly investigated the incident. 

1969 U.S. President Richard Nixon met with President Thieu of South
Vietnam to tell him 25,000 U.S. troops would pull out by August. 

1978 A jury in Clark County, Nevada, ruled that the "Mormon will,"
was a forgery. The work was supposedly written by Howard Hughes. 

1982 U.S. President Reagan became the first American chief
executive to address a joint session of the British Parliament. 

1986 The Boston Celtics won their 16th NBA championship. 

1991 A victory parade was held in Washington, DC, to honor veterans
of the Persian Gulf War. 

1994 The warring factions in Bosnia agreed to a one-month cease-
fire. 

1995 U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady was rescued by U.S.
Marines after surviving alone in Bosnia after his F-16 fighter was
shot down on June 2. 

1996 China set off an underground nuclear test blast. 

1998 The National Rifle Association elected Charlton Heston to be
its president. 

1998 In the U.S., the FTC brought an antitrust complaint against
Intel Corp., alleging its policies punished other developers of
microprocessor chips. 

1998 Honda agreed to pay $17.1 million for disconnecting anti-
pollution devices in 1.6 million cars. 

1998 The space shuttle Discovery pulled away from Mir, ending
America's three-year partnership with Russia. 

2000 The Dallas Stars and the New Jersey Devils played the NHL's
longest scoreless game in Stanley Cup finals history. The fifth
game of the series lasted 106 minutes and 21 seconds. The game
ended with a goal by Mike Madano that allowed the Stars to play a
game six back in Dallas. 

2001 Marc Chagall's painting "Study for 'Over Vitebsk" was stolen
from the Jewish Museum in New York City. The 8x10 painting was
valued at about $1 million. A group called the International
Committee for Art and Peace later announced that they would return
the painting after the Israelis and Palestinians made peace. 

2004 Nate Olive and Sarah Jones began the first known continuous
hike of the 1,800-mile trail down the U.S. Pacific Coast. They
completed the trek at the U.S.-Mexico border on September 28.

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Good Morning, !
Today is Thursday,  June 7

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Hammer-Wielding Robber Gets Canned
(2 cans of baked beans)
Bonehead
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Today, June 7 in
2000 U.S. Federal Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ordered the 
breakup of Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft said "NO!"

More of today in history at HIstory
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______________________________________________________ Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts. --- Jim Morrison (1943 - 1971) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ On a whim a man decided to get his wife a dozen roses and surprise her after work. The minute he opened the door, his wife took one look at the flowers in his hand and started screaming, "This is the worst day that I have EVER had! The kids have been terrible. They got in a food fight, the washing machine broke and flooded the basement, I burned dinner, the dog chewed up my best pair of shoes...AND NOW YOU'VE GOT THE NERVE TO COME HOME DRUNK!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ PeregrineFalcon flies at 389 kmh _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ Jarhead Math The Korean War, in which the Marine Corps fought and won some of its most brutal battles, was not without its gallows humor. During one such conflict a ROK (Republic of Korea) Commander, whose unit was fighting along with the Marines, called legendary Marine General Chesty Puller, to report a major Chinese attack in his sector. "How many Chinese are attacking you?" asked Puller. "Many, many, many many, many Chinese!" replied the excited Korean Officer. General Puller asked for another count and got the same answer, "Many, many, many, many Chinese!" "Dammit!" swore Puller, "Put my Marine Liaison Officer on the radio." In a minute, an American voice came over the air: "Yes Sir?" "Lieutenant," growled Chesty, "Exactly how many Chinese you got up there?" "General, we got a whole shitload of Chinese up here!" "Thank God!" exclaimed Puller, "At least there's someone up there who knows how to count!" ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Justin Tyler Stanford, 25 Youngstown, Florida Hammer-Wielding Robber Gets Canned A hammer-wielding suspect got nailed, twice, by a veteran Bay County Sheriff's deputy armed with canned goods. Surveillance video of a tense confrontation between Bay County Sheriff's officials and the suspect shows Major Jimmy Stanford throwing two cans at the suspect's head. The suspect, shocked and perhaps dazed, is then surrounded and arrested by Stanford, Chief Joel Heape and Sheriff Tommy Ford. The incident began shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday when 25-year-old Justin Tyler Stanford, of Fountain, crashed his car near the Rainbow Foods store in Youngstown. He then walked into the store with a hammer and threatened to shoot and kill patrons and customers. tanford, no relation to Major Jimmy Stanford, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement officer and assault. Justin Stanford was taken to the hospital for injuries he sustained while in car crash prior to the hammer incident. He totaled his car near the store. While in the emergency room, the suspect attempted to get a gun from a deputy that was guarding him, deputies wrote in a news release. For that, he was charged with resisting arrest with violence.
Tech Support Pits From: Trish RE: .MOV to MP4 Dear Webby, After reading todays letter, I thought of a problem I have. I have videos taken on my camera and they are .MOV How do I change that to .MP4, don’t seem to be able to do it on the computer as in ‘save as’. Thanks if you can help, Trish in Oz Dear Trish Try Wondershare I have had it on my machine for decades, though I have never actually used it. I don't remember ever getting any naggers about paying or renewing. Try it. If you don't like it, I'll find you more. Have FUN DearWebby
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"So tell me, Mrs. Smith," asked the interviewer, "have you any other skills you think may be worth mentioning?" "Actually, yes," said the applicant modestly. "Last year I had two short stories published in national magazines, and I finished my novel." "Very impressive," he commented, "but I was thinking of skills you could apply during office hours." Mrs Smith explained brightly, "Oh, that was during office hours.
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A boy, frustrated with all the rules he had to follow, asked his father, "Dad, when will I be old enough to do as I please?" The father answered immediately, "I don't know, son. Nobody has lived that long yet." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Ring Around the Collar My husband gets ring around the collar because he has oily skin. I use liquid dishwashing detergent and smear it on the stains and wash as usual. The oil comes right out. Cheap shampoo also works well. By Misty Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
Amazing insects of the North American Deserts.
___________________________________________________ A Missouri farmer passed away and left 17 mules to his three sons. The instructions left in the will said that the oldest boy was to get one-half, the second oldest one-third, and the youngest one-ninth. The three sons, recognizing the difficulty of dividing 17 mules into these fractions, began to argue. Their uncle heard about the argument, hitched up his mule and drove out to settle the matter. He added his mule to the 17, making 18. The oldest therefore got one-half, or nine, the second oldest got one-third, or six, and the youngest son got one-ninth, or two. Adding up 9, 6 and 2 equals 17. The uncle, having settled the argument, hitched up his mule and drove home. ___________________________________________________
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"How was your blind date?" a college student asked her 21 year old roommate. "Terrible!" the roommate answered. "He showed up in his 1932 Rolls Royce." "Wow! That's a very expensive classic car. What's so bad about that?" "He is the original owner." ____________________________________________________

Today, June 7 in
1494 Spain and Portugal divided the new lands they had discovered
between themselves. 

1498 Christopher Columbus left on his third voyage of exploration. 

1546 Peace of Ardes ended the war between France and England. 

1654 Louis XIV was crowned king of France. 

1712 The Pennsylvania Assembly banned the importation of slaves. 

1775 The United Colonies changed their name to the United States. 

1776 Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed to the Continental
Congress a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence. 

1863 Mexico City was captured by French troops. 

1892 J.F. Palmer patented the cord bicycle tire. 

1900 Boxer rebels cut the rail links between Peking and Tientsin in
China. 

1903 Professor Pierre Curie revealed the discovery of Polonium. 

1909 Mary Pickford made her motion picture debut in "The Violin
Maker of Cremona." 

1929 The sovereign state of Vatican City came into existence as
copies of the Lateran Treaty were exchanged in Rome. 

1932 Over 7,000 war veterans marched on Washington, DC, demanding
their bonuses. 

1935 Pierre Laval received emergency powers to save the franc. 

1939 King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in the
U.S. It was the first visit to the U.S. by a reigning British
monarch. 

1942 The Battle of Midway ended. The sea and air battle lasted 4
days. Japan lost four carriers, a cruiser, and 292 aircraft, and
suffered 2,500 casualties. The U.S. lost the Yorktown, the
destroyer USS Hammann, 145 aircraft, and suffered 307 casualties. 

1942 Japan landed troops on the islands of Attu and Kiska in the
Aleutians. The U.S. invaded and recaptured the Alutians one year
later. 

1944 Off of the coast of Normandy, France, the Susan B. Anthony
sank. All 2,689 people aboard survived. 

1948 The Communists completed their takeover of Czechoslovakia. 

1955 "The $64,000 Question" premiered. 

1965 In the U.S., the Gemini 4 mission was completed. The mission
featured the first spacewalk by an American. 

1968 In Operation Swift Saber, U.S. Marines swept an area 10 miles
northwest of Danang in South Vietnam. 

1968 Legoland Billund opend in Billund, Denmark. It was the
original Legoland park. 

1981 Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers destroyed Iraq’s only nuclear
reactor. 

1983 The U.S. ordered Nicaragua to close all six of its consulates
and informed 21 Nicaraguan consular officials that they could no
longer remain in the U.S. 

1994 The United States District Court for the Eastern District of
Virginia declared the RMS Titanic, Inc. (RMST) salvor-in-possession
of the wreck and the wreck site of the RMS Titanic.

2000 U.S. Federal Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ordered the breakup
of Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft said "NO!"

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Good Morning, !
Today is Wednesday,  June 6

Have FUN!
Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Illegal, who buried body of killed girlfriend,
may get deported again.
Bonehead
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Today, June 6 in
1944 The D-Day invasion of Europe took place on the beaches of
Normandy, France. 400,000 Allied Canadian, American, and British
troops were involved.

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______________________________________________________ Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. --- Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004) I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it. --- Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616) Dance like it hurts, Love like you need money, Work when people are watching. --- Scott Adams (1957 - ), ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Nurse: "Doctor, Doctor the man you've just treated collapsed on the front step what should I do?" Doctor: "Turn him around so it looks like he was just arriving!" _____________________________________________________ Malwarebytes for Home | Anti-Malware Premium | Free Trial Download ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________ >Thanks to Wendy for this one: One evening, after the honeymoon, Tom was working on his Harley motorcycle in the garage. His new wife was standing there by the bench watching him. After a long period of silence she finally said, "Honey, I've just been thinking, now that we are married, maybe it's time you quit spending so much of your time out here in your garage. You probably should also consider selling your Harley and all your welding equipment along with your gun collection, and your fishing gear, and the boat and lose all those stupid model airplanes, plus dump that vintage hot rod sports car, and your home brewing equipment..." Tom got a horrified look on his face. She said, "Darling, what's wrong?" He replied, "There for a minute, you were starting to sound like my ex-wife." "Ex-wife!?" she screamed, "YOU NEVER TOLD ME YOU WERE MARRIED BEFORE!" Tom replied, “I wasn't.." ------------------ Right On! She needs to be EXed. NOW! Hopefully she will learn, that one man in the garage is worth more than a dozen in the pub downtown or on the couch. ____________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Alberto Ebavardo Gutierrez-Reyes, 26, Rochester, New York Illegal, who buried body of killed girlfriend, may get deported again. A farm worker who authorities said admits to burying the body of his girlfriend but not killing her was charged Friday with having counterfeit citizenship documents and re-entering the country after twice being deported. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced the criminal complaint against Everardo Donoteo-Reyes of Mexico as crews used heavy equipment in their ongoing search for his girlfriend's missing toddler at an upstate New York farm. Selena Hidalgo-Calderon and 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon were last seen alive on May 16. The mother's body was found May 23 on the farm in Sodus where she and Donoteo-Reyes worked. Law enforcement and volunteers have been searching for the boy ever since. Donoteo-Reyes, also known as Alberto Ebarado Gutierrez-Reyes, was arrested on an evidence-tampering charge May 24 after a hunter's trail camera recorded him carrying a shovel in and out of the woods where his girlfriend's body was found, the Wayne County sheriff said. A check of his fingerprints determined the 26-year-old was in the country illegally. Investigators found that he had a counterfeit alien registration card in the name of Alberto Gutierrez and a fake Social Security card, U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr. said. There was no immediate information on an attorney who could comment on Donoteo-Reyes' behalf. According to the criminal complaint, agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested Donoteo-Reyes in Gretna, Louisiana, in September 2016 and deported him in October. Five months later, in March 2017, he was arrested again in Laredo, Texas. He pleaded guilty to unlawfully entering the United States and was sentenced to 15 days in confinement before being deported again, the complaint said. The new charges come a day after prosecutors and law enforcement met with relatives of Owen Hidalgo-Calderon to update them on the case, WHEC-TV reported. The search area for the missing toddler has been expanded, but the team has dwindled from hundreds to a few dozen. Owen's grandmother hasn't given up hope that he is alive, according to WHAM-TV. Estela Calderon said she wants to shower him with the love that she is no longer able to give her daughter. Donoteo-Reyes is scheduled to appear in federal court in Rochester on Monday.
Tech Support Pits From: From Vlad RE: Download from camera Dear Webby, What is better, to download from a digital camera directly to the computer, or taking the memory chip out and reading it in a chip reader ? Vlad Dear Vlad Taking the memory chip out and reading it in a standard chip reader is much better, and much faster too. The added advantage is that the computer views the chip reader as if it was just another hard drive, and at the same or better speed as a hard drive. You can then work on the pictures with any program. Have FUN DearWebby
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"I have to tell the truth," a young man said to his new girlfriend. "While we've been dating, I've been secretly seeing a psychiatrist." "Don't worry about it," the girl told her boyfriend. "I've been secretly seeing a lawyer and a car salesman."
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Thanks to Rosie for this story: Although he had packed his bag for a business trip the night before, my husband planned to come home from the office before leaving. That afternoon he called to say the meeting had been canceled and on the spur of the moment we decided to spend a romantic, child-free night in a hotel. I quickly repacked his suitcase, replacing his belongings with two wine glasses, candlesticks and candles and some bubble bath. Then I dashed out to buy a bottle of wine. When I returned, the bag was gone. A note on the kitchen table read: "Sorry, hon, the business trip's on after all. I'll call you when I get there." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Dividing Up Your Ground Beef I cook up 10 pounds of ground beef at a time and then I divide it up into one pound packages (our family's size) and just freeze it. Then when I get home from work, all the hard work is done. I can make tacos, casseroles or whatever quickly by reaching into the freezer. By Valerie Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
The devils corkscrews.
___________________________________________________ A guy goes to a girl's house for the first time and she shows him into the living room. She excuses herself to go fix them a couple drinks. As he's standing there he notices a cute little vase on the mantel. He picks it up and as he's looking at it, she walks back in. He says, "What's this?" She says, "Oh, my father's ashes are in there." He turns beat red and says, "Gee, oh...I'm sorry...I..." She continues, "Yeah, he's too lazy to go to the kitchen to get an ashtray." ___________________________________________________
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____________________________________________________ Money isnt everything It can buy a bed - but not sleep It can buy a clock - but not time It can buy you a book - but not knowledge It can buy you a position - but not respect It can buy you medicine - but not health It can buy you blood - but not life It can buy you sex - but not love So you see, money isn't everything, and it often causes pain and suffering. I tell you all this because I am your friend, and as your friend I want to take away your pain and suffering. So send me all your money and I will suffer for you. And if anybody does, I'll eat a broom! I already got the broom! ____________________________________________________

Today, June 6 in
1674 Sivaji crowned himself King of India. 

1813 The U.S. invasion of Canada was halted at Stony Creek,
Ontario. 

1833 Andrew Jackson became the first U.S. president to ride in a
train. It was a B&O passenger train. 

1882 The first electric iron was patented by H.W. Seely. 

1904 The National Tuberculosis Association was formed in Atlantic
City, NJ. 

1924 The German Reichtag accepted the Dawes Plan. It was an
American plan to help Germany pay off its war debts. 

1925 Chrysler Corporation was founded by Walter Percy Chrysler. 

1932 In the U.S., the first federal tax on gasoline went into
effect. It was a penny per gallon. 

1933 In Camden, NJ, the first drive-in movie theater opened. 

1936 The first helicopter was tested in a building in Berlin,
Germany. 

1941 The U.S. government authorized the seizure of foreign ships in
U.S. ports. 

1942 The first nylon parachute jump was made by Adeline Gray in
Hartford, CT. 

1942 Japanese forces retreated in the World War II Battle of
Midway. The battle had begun on June 4. 

1944 The D-Day invasion of Europe took place on the beaches of
Normandy, France. 400,000 Allied Canadian, American, and British
troops were involved. 

1968 U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy died at 1:44am in Los Angeles
after being shot by Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy was was shot the evening
before while campaigning for the Democratic presidential
nomination. 

1982 Israel invaded southern Lebanon in an effort to drive PLO
guerrillas out of Beirut. 

1985 The body of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele was located
and exhumed near Sao Paolo, Brazil. Mengele was known as the "Angel
of Death." 

1985 The U.S. Senate authorized nonmilitary aid to the Contras. The
vote authorized $38 million over two years. 

1993 Mongolia held its first direct presidential elections. 

2005 The United States Supreme Court ruled that federal authorities
could prosecute sick people who smoke marijuana on doctor's orders.
The ruling concluded that state medical marijuana laws did not
protect users from the federal ban on the drug.

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