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Rabi Jacob Karmenetsky

PBS film critic and columnist Michael Medved has shared this anecdote out of his Jewish heritage:A few years ago, Rabbi Jacob Karmenetzky made a trip to Israel accompanied by his teenage grandson. Ironically, these two deeply religious people were seated in the...

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Read the Instruction Book

If you are TC (technologically challenged), you'll be the able to sympathize with some of the problems below. The following is an excerpt taken from a Wall Street Journal article:1. Compaq is considering changing the command "Press Any Key" to "Press Return Key"...

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The Rhino

The following incident won the runner-up prize in the 1999 Darwin Awards:A Vermont native, Ronald Demuth, found himself in a difficult position. While touring the Eagle's Rock African Safari (Zoo) with a group of thespians from St. Petersburg, Russia, Mr. Demuth went...

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Remember the Scars

John Gordon was a respected general for the South in the Civil War. After the war, he was running for the United States Senate, but a man who had served under him in the war, angry over some political incident, was determined to see him defeated. Everyone knew this...

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Shot in the Head

The following incident is reported to have been published by Associated Press a while back:In Arkansas, a lady named Linda went to visit her in-laws, and while there, went to a store. She parked next to a car with a woman sitting in it, her eyes closed and hands...

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The Seven Wonders

I heard about a group of Geography students who studied the Seven Wonders of the World. At the end of that section, they students were asked to list what they each considered to be the Seven Wonders of the World. Though there was some disagreement, the following got...

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Alan Smith