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  • Obama's Tired of Being in the White House

    02/05/2009 4:24:42 PM PST · by yankeedame · 42 replies · 1,810+ views
    LGF ^ | Feb 3, 2009
    Obama's Tired of Being in the White House Tue, Feb 3, 2009 He’s only been there for two weeks, but already Barack Obama is “tired of being in the White House.”Probably the first President in history to utter those words. WASHINGTON (AP) - On the rockiest day of his young administration, President Barack Obama did what surely made him happy for a while. He left. With little notice, the president and first lady Michelle Obama bolted the gated compound of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in their tank of a limousine on Tuesday. They ended up at a Washington public school, greeted...
  • Grammar Police Requested

    08/29/2007 5:50:29 PM PDT · by MrsEmmaPeel · 82 replies · 774+ views
    I was in a *boring* meeting, absentmindedly doodling on a scratch pad. I was pretty amazed after the meeting when I noticed that I doodled the following: "I so enjoy discussions like these", she said wielding a bloody axe in her hand. After the meeting, I glanced at my notes and have a serious question: is these appropriate in this context? I mean, should the correct grammar be: "I so enjoy discussions like this", she said wielding a bloody axe in her hand. I mean, isn't discussions a collective and therefore implies a singular? Please set me straight. I am...
  • Talking Urinal Cakes Offer Drinking And Driving Advice (Talking Urinal Cakes? BRILLIANT!)

    02/11/2007 4:48:57 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies · 1,025+ views
    KFDA NewsCheannel 10 ^ | 2/11/07 | AP
    SANTA FE New Mexico is taking its fight against drunken driving to men's restrooms around the state. The state has ordered 500 talking urinal cakes that will deliver a recorded anti-D-W-I message to bar and restaurant patrons who make one last pit stop before getting behind the wheel. The top of the devices feature the state D-W-I slogan -- "You drink, you drive, you lose." Some Albuquerque bars installed the devices this week. And the state Transportation Department plans to distribute them to Santa Fe bars and restaurants as well as establishments in Farmington, Gallup and Las Cruces. The state...