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Luker4
Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 2:44:42 PM

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just funny headlines

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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 3:08:39 PM

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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
Luker4
Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 4:00:00 PM

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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 4:03:28 PM

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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 4:05:47 PM

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Luker4
Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 4:40:57 PM

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Applause Applause Applause

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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 8:55:31 PM

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You all above are crazy.

J'ai perdu mes amis en Afrique durant la dernière semaine de 2017
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 12:43:58 AM

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Not a headline, but …

Long ago, while working for a vendor providing on-site support for the New York State Police, I encountered a memorable sentence in the "Interesting Cases" section of The Trooper magazine. The article was about some problems encountered during the investigation into an untimely death.

The cause of the difficulty? "The deceased, a Haitian, spoke only Croatian."

That sentence was perfectly poetic in terms of meter and rhyme, which is part of the reason I can quote it verbatim after all these years. More than that, though, is the beautiful fallacy of its logic. For one thing, it is extremely unlikely that a Haitian would speak Croatian. Besides that, "the deceased" could hardly be expected to speak at all.

Presumably the investigator had asked about the unfamiliar language being spoken. He had never heard of "Créole Haitien", and he didn't know how to spell it. He couldn't really pronounce it either, so when he tried to explain it to the editor of the magazine it came out as "Croatian".

Or close enough!

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LOL. Sometimes the news headlines make you laugh...just laugh. Thanks for sharing the fun.



We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. ~ Swami Vivekanand
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A little sad
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 9:19:25 AM

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In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
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Don't let the past remind you of what you are not now
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Probably he hadn't heard "don't bring a knife to a gunfight" Think
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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
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In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
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Don't let the past remind you of what you are not now
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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
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Don't let the past remind you of what you are not now
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"Be kind everyone is fighting a hard battle"
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Think Think Think
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