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They don’t think it be like it is, but it do.

Posted on July 12th, 2014 at 15:05 by John Sinteur in category: News

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  1. Ooh, grammar flame! Very mature 🙂

  2. Weird Al (whose price is above that of rubies) must be having an impact: the Price Chopper supermarket in Ogdensburg, NY, now proudly has a “20 items or fewer” sign!

    However, I fear that the struggle against wandering and lost apostrophes is futile.

The Onion Reviews ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Posted on July 12th, 2014 at 15:04 by John Sinteur in category: News


The Onion Reviews ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’


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  1. Want to understand one of the reasons for the dumbing down of the masses? Look no further than the ilk that produces movies like this and then feeds them to the populace that eats em up in mass and demands something even more stupid which then begins the cycle again. Burn the TV; Shred the movie ticket; Read a book.

Internet Users Think Steven Spielberg Killed Dinosaur, Accuse Him of Animal Cruelty

Posted on July 12th, 2014 at 15:00 by John Sinteur in category: batshitinsane

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But put a man next to a dead animal, and you will have enough dumb commenters for a lifetime


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  1. Spoof, surely.

Police Unions And Pharmaceutical Companies Fund Anti-Marijuana Fight

Posted on July 12th, 2014 at 13:53 by John Sinteur in category: News

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As more U.S. states legalize marijuana, special interest groups that have a financial stake in the fight have been pushing back under the guise of fighting drug abuse.

Last week, The Nation published an interesting look at who’s driving the fight against the legalization of marijuana.

Pharmaceutical companies that make billions off painkillers and police unions are two big heavy hitters in the fight against marijuana legalization. They throw their monetary support behind groups that fight legislation that would legalize pot — even medical marijuana — and lobby Congress.


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Testing Tongues

Posted on July 12th, 2014 at 12:37 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Applicants for radio announcing jobs in the 1920s had to a pass a diction test — New York Daily News radio critic Ben Gross gives this example in his 1954 book I Looked and I Listened:

“Penelope Cholmondely raised her azure eyes from the crabbed scenario. She meandered among the congeries of her memoirs. There was the Kinetic Algernon, a choleric artificer of icons and triptychs, who wanted to write a trilogy. For years she had stifled her risibilities with dour moods. His asthma caused him to sough like the zephyrs among the tamarack.”

In the 1940s Radio Central New York administered a cold reading to prospective radio personalities to assess their speaking ability — announcer Del Moore found it so entertaining that he gave it to his friend Jerry Lewis, who made it a staple of his annual muscular dystrophy telethon:


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  1. FWIW guv, Cholmondeley is pronounced “chumley”. Just so you don’t look like a bleeding idiot, swelp me.