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MISCELLANEOUS
40 Years Later, Man With Beatles Tattoo Has Some Regrets
For one thing, he'd asked for a Rolling Stones tattoo.
New Hampshire Man Charged
$23,148,855,308,184,500 for
Pack of Cigarettes

Says he's thinking of quitting smoking.
Treasury Department’s Office of
Public Debt Cancels Plans for
Cartoonist to Lighten Mood of Employees

Will stick with lobotomies.
Jade Collection Appraised at Record $1 Million on “Antiques Roadshow”
Owner (left) says she'd been using it to displace water in her toilet tank.
 
TRAVEL
Many States Closing Rest Areas
Replacing them with speed traps.
FEATURE
When George W. Bush boasted about the success of U.S. death squads all over the world in his 2003 State of the Union Address in front of a joint session of Congress, all military leaders and the Supreme Court,
  A ) nobody was paying attention.
  B ) he said it too fast to understand.
  C ) it was a major applause line.
Hint: that part of the speech was extremely well written.
 
TECHNOLOGY
Amazon Deletes 1984, Animal Farm From All Kindles
Warns Kindle owners: Jeff Bezos Is Watching You.
 
CORRECTION
 
Last week we erroneously reported that the Obama administration had "approved blogging in the largest rain forest in the United States." We meant logging. Our apologies.

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