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Subject: The Sunday Morning Laughs #573
         Date: 1/27/2007
 

 "They say the seeds of what we will do are in all of us,
 but it always seemed to me that in those who make jokes
 in life the seeds are covered with better soil and with
 a higher grade of manure. "  -- Ernest Hemingway
 

Thanks for the great jokes you guys keep sending.  If
I haven’t sent out a certain joke for four years, I am
now sending the best ones out a second time.
 

Go to http://jokelibrary.net/a_joke_library.html
to read the great jokes you have sent me through the years.
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Subj:     Barack Obama Speaks at Dr. King's Church
          By Barack Obama on 1/20/2008
 Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf0x_TpDris 

 On the day before the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Senator 
 Barack Obama delivers a speech to the congregation of Ebenezer 
 Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.  You can hear and see the 
 speech at the source above, or on my web site by clicking
 below.

 http://www.jokelibrary.net/nationalities/a_to_z/black2-speech.html

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Subj:     The Candidates
          From: People Magazine 
          January Issue page 72

 Click below to learn what the candidates won't leave home 
 without.

 http://www.jokelibrary.net/xOtherNtoZ/polit/polit-supp-candidates.html

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Subj:    America's Treasures, Our National Parks
         From: aldavito on 1/11/2008
 Source: http://mybeautifulamerica.com/nationalparks.htm

 OldBlueWebDesign.com's movie is not only beautiful, it also 
 helps support America's wounded heroes.  You can view at 
 the source above, or on my web site by clicking below.

 http://jokelibrary.net/xOtherNtoZ/nat/nat-supp-parks.html

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Subj:     Friendship Between Kids And Dogs
          From: rfslick on 1/10/2008

 This is adorable!!  The photographer did a great job of 
 matching up the kids and dogs.  You can view these seven 
 pictures on my web site by clicking below.

 http://jokelibrary.net/yNonJokes/thts/w-supp-dogs.html

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Subj:     Don't Buy Flip Flops From Wal-Mart!
          From: darrellvip on 1/12/2008
 Source: http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/flipflop.asp

 Wal-Mart halted sales of Chinese-made flip-flops after some 
 purchasers reported suffering skin rashes or chemical burns. 
 Many products coming out of China are now being recalled due 
 to unsafe materials used to make products and keep the budget 
 at a low cost. 

 The Chinese are using some strong but cheap chemical in the 
 manufacturing of clothing.  You can see the results by
 clicking below2.

 http://jokelibrary.net/xOtherAtoM/b_to_e/clothing-flops.html

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Subj:     Mom Sells Rule-Breaking Son's Car
          From: ginafm on 1/11/2008 

 Jan 9, 2008 

 Jane Hambleton has dubbed herself the "meanest mom on the 
 planet." 

 After finding alcohol in her son's car, she decided to sell 
 the car and share her 19-year-old's misdeed with everyone — 
 by placing an ad in the local newspaper. 

 The ad reads: "OLDS 1999 Intrigue.  Totally uncool parents 
 who obviously don't love teenage son, selling his car.  Only 
 driven for three weeks before snoopy mom who needs to get a 
 life found booze under front seat. $3,700/offer.  Call 
 meanest mom on the planet." 

 Hambleton has heard from people besides interested buyers 
 since recently placing the ad in The Des Moines Register. 

 The 48-year-old from Fort Dodge says she has fielded more 
 than 70 telephone calls from emergency room technicians, 
 nurses, school counselors and even a Georgia man who 
 wanted to congratulate her. 

 "The ad cost a fortune, but you know what?  I'm telling 
 people what happened here," Hambleton says.  "I'm not just 
 gonna put the car for resale when there's nothing wrong 
 with it, except the driver made a dumb decision. 

 "It's overwhelming the number of calls I've gotten from 
 people saying 'Thank you, it's nice to see a responsible 
 parent.'  So far there are no calls from anyone saying, 
 'You're really strict. You're real overboard, lady.'" 

 The only critic is her son, who Hambleton says is "very,
 very unhappy" with the ad and claims the alcohol was left 
 by a passenger. 

 Hambleton believes her son but has decided mercy isn't the 
 best policy in this case.  She says she set two rules when 
 she bought the car at Thanksgiving: No booze, and always 
 keep it locked. 

 The car has been sold, but Hambleton says she will continue 
 the ad for another week — just for the feedback. 

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Subj:     The Difference Between A Norwegian And A Canoe
          From: LABLaughsClean on 1/7/2008

 Lars, the bartender, asked Ole, "Do ya know da difference 
 between a Norwegian and a canoe?" "No, I don't," answered 
 Ole. "A canoe will sometimes tip," explained Lars.

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Subj:     Math Prob. - Find Two Numbers
          From: Puzzles And Brain Teasers on 1/11/2008 
 Source: http://www.apuzzlezone.com/adailypuzzle/01-11-08.html

 My first is a number, my second another.  And each, I assure 
 you, will rhyme with the other.  My first you will find is 
 one-fifth of my second.  And truly my whole a long period 
 reckoned.  Yet my first and my second (nay, think not I 
 cozen), when added together will make but two dozen. 
 How many am I? 

 The solution can be found on my web site by clicking below.

 http://jokelibrary.net/education/m_files/m4bS2-two_numbers.html

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Calvin and Hobbes from
Bozeman Public Schools

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