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  • WHY ALL THIS CELEBRATION OVER A PRESIDENT SO UTTERLY STUPID?

    06/09/2004 6:18:49 AM PDT · by Hemingway's Ghost · 144 replies · 388+ views
    Overheard ^ | 09 June 2004 | Hemingway's Ghost
    I felt like I had to share this with all of you . . . I'm sitting here in the offices of a major investment company in Boston, and here's a sampling of some of the comments flying over the cubicle walls: "I'm sure if you're really broken up over this, on Friday you can go into one of the quiet rooms and snivel." "I don't see why everyone's celebrating the life of this utterly stupid, incompetent man." "It's obvious he had Alzheimer's long before he left office." "The man was stupid, lazy, and a complete disaster for this country."...
  • TALK OF THE TOWN LEADS STRAIGHT TO DISCOVERY

    02/07/2003 7:51:57 AM PST · by vannrox · 5 replies · 436+ views
    UC News ^ | Date: 1/22/2003 | Marianne Kunnen-Jones
      Date: 1/22/2003 Contact: Marianne Kunnen-Jones ; E-mail: Marianne.Kunnen-Jones@UC.Edu Phone: (513) 556-1826 Photos By: Robin Cobb TALK OF THE TOWN LEADS STRAIGHT TO DISCOVERY In a cafe in Cyprus, the University of Cincinnati scholar overheard conversations about an ancient tomb. Her interest piqued, she listened intently as the locals described an apparently undisturbed archaeological site. It might be only a tall tale or a local legend, Gisela Walberg thought, but what if...? That bit of eavesdropping in the town of Episkopi led Walberg to a Late Bronze-Age tomb yielding more than 200 artifacts. She'll discuss her findings in a...