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Overheard at work:Coworker one: I have a great idea for a game. Wanna hear it? Coworker two: Sure. Coworker one: Okay, so everyone divides into teams, and on a turn a team draws a card with a word on it and everyone on the team has to shout out as many synonyms for that word as they can in 60

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The LiveJournal of Zachary Marsh

Hey, whoa, what happened to last week? I posted on Monday, and then I slapped up a half-assed, recycled entry on Tuesday, and then ... it's all a blur. Anyway, it's Game On again here at the yeti, starting with my latest Morning News article, The LiveJournal of Zachary Marsh. By the way, here's the full-sized ducks image and the

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The Works: June

Hey, remember this great post from last week?I'll be on The Works this evening, talking about three "celebrity blogs" that surfaced over the last few weeks. Andy Kaufman Andy Kaufman Returns: http://andykaufmanreturns.blogspot.com/The Hoax exposed: http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/hoaxes/kaufman.asp Rance Captain Hoof Blog: http://captainhoof.tripod.com/blogAn article about the mystery of Rance: http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/weblog/comments/1047 Washingtonienne An archive of the original Washingtonienne blog: http://washingtoniennearchive.blogspot.com/The days and nights of

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At The Co-op

I went to the health food store yesterday with The Squirrelly. While trying to decide which of the many varieties of flaxseed cereal to buy, some guy approached me and said "Boy, that kid looks just like you!" You might find find that a little odd, but it happens to me all the time when I go out wearing my

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Spellhound

Man's Best Friend Also A Good Listener: "A recent study reveals that, contrary to conventional wisdom, dogs can understand"over two dozen words ..." For the record, the words are: FetchSitStayHeelFilibusterWalkBallBling-blingComeJ

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DNC Urges Clinton’s Demise

The Democratic National Committee, citing the "unfair advantage" accrued by the Bush campaign in the wake of Ronald Reagan's passing, today called on Bill Clinton to perish in late September or October of this year. "Oh c'mon, you finished your book. What do you have left to live for, Hillary?" asked DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe in a personal appeal to

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Maw Maw

Here's my prodigy of a son trying to cram an object the size of a cantaloup into his piehole: (Don't worry, that's not an enormous 50s-era atom, just a run-of-the-mill winkel. Although it would cool if it were a big atom, because then he'd probably get super-strength or the ability to teleport or something. That's how radioactivity works, as I

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Get A Grip

At work, talking to The Queen on the phone:Me: How are you getting downtown? The Queen: I dunno, drive, probably. Maybe take the bus. Do you know which bus goes there. M: The 37. It leaves that Park & Ride near our house and stops downtown on 4th. Q: Ugh -- I'll drive. I've taken the 37 before, and it's

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Hope Is Our Strategy

NBC Interview:Brokaw: Are you worried that in the next nine months or so before the election, that one faction in Iraq will try to become dominant, and especially since we have a constitution in Iraq now that says minority rights? Bush: Yeah. Brokaw: What happens then? Bush: You mean if that constitution is laid aside? Brokaw: Yes. Bush: I would

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Friday Afternoon Scrachpad

Another Item On My Lifetime 'To-Do' List Establish a retirement community for washed-up comedians and call it "Wise Acres" Our Product Will Make Your Teeth Fall Out From: Lamar <pxtmlyrpnzgzgz@pochta.com> To: matthew@defectiveyeti.com Subject: DREAMS OUR PRODUCT WILL MAKE ALL YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE click here!! From: matthew@defectiveyeti.com To: Lamar <pxtmlyrpnzgzgz@pochta.com> Subject: Re: DREAMS Thanks for the email, Lamar, but that

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