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Seventy-three-year-old Della Miller drove to Tina's Hair
Pros to have her hair done. Before setting in the
chair to let the stylist style her hair, she first
plowed her car into the front of the building. The
impact shattered two windows and damaged the walls.
The collision knocked one customer
6 feet across the room. Miller still kept her
Santa's in Sydney, Australia received instructions not to say “ho, ho, ho.” One Santa told a paper a recruitment agency advised him not to use “ho, ho, ho” because it could frighten children and “ho” sounded like the United States slang word for prostitute. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, “ho” means "used especially to attract attention to something specified." The word defined as a noun means in slang "whore," and what does a 3- to 5-year-old child know about prostitution.
Time for yet another story telling moment - Adam F. Cooper decided to break into a grocery store after finding out he could fit into the air shafts. He found this out after working on a clean team, who cleaned the vents earlier in the day. While cleaning he discovered he could move easily through the air vents, so he figured he could enter the store the same way to rob it later. Cooper tried it and got stuck for an hour in the shaft between the roof and the ceiling. Police used vegetable oil and a rope to free him. The moral of the story: air vents may be smaller than they seem.
Some of the world's leading religious scholars will gather this weekend in San Diego; pasta will be on the intellectual menu. The scholars will discuss the satirical pseudo-deity called the Flying Spaghetti Monster. This one is hard to explain, so please see the link for more information.
The human computer, Alexis Lemaire, a 27-year-old artificial-intelligence researcher from France, calculated the 13th root of a 200-digit number in 72 seconds. He beat his previous record five times faster.
“Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin. Austin writes of the different social classes during the 18th century. The book explores themes such a love, reputation and social class. The book displays on all levels, from higher class to middle class society, that any person can be snobbish and think themselves better than anyone else. The conditions of pride and prejudice come in the form of several characters, one of which is Mr. Darcy. He overcomes his pride, and Elizabeth works to get over her prejudices against, well, if you want to find out read the book. To find more classic literature visit Web-Books or look up other classic authors here.
ŠThe Voice 2007
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