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the losing horse

Hello; I'm better. I have to stop watching the cable over here. It is narcotizing and it makes me feel terrible about myself.

The only hope for unemployable English majors from top-tier universities is that they can write columns about being unemployable English majors. She probably got, what, $40 or so for that?

This is true: the island nation of Mauritius governs a number of smaller islands, including Ile Ronde and Ile aux Serpents. Ile Ronde is not round and supports two species of snake, while Ile aux Serpents is round and snakeless. It's assumed that cartographers got confused somewhere along the way, but no one is sure.

At the same time, Saudi newspapers broke custom to criticize the religious police for letting 15 little girls die in a school blaze in Mecca. The police—the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice—stopped men who tried to rescue the girls or open the school gates, telling them "it is sinful to approach" the girls because they weren't wearing head scarves and abayas, the traditional robes, and there could be no exposure of "females to male strangers."

Oh, and Antarctica is coming apart.

 

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