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    What’s Your Function?

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    There was a popular show back in the 70s called Schoolhouse Rock that taught many of us about grammar and the legislative process through clever songs. We learned how a bill becomes a law through a tune that began with the lyrics, “I’m just a bill, and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill.” We...

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    Reading Labels

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    You can tell a lot about people by observing their labels. No, I’m not talking about the Hilfiger and Nike labels on their shirts, shorts, or shoes; I’m referring to the ones on their car that might tout some kind of accomplishment. They are usually stuck on the back window and indicate what organizations...

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    No Luck Needed

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    Did you know that if a ladybug lands on you, it will free you from your day to day problems as well as produce good weather on the following Sunday? Considering the lack of faith people seem to have in their local weather forecast, a ladybug might be a better alternative for predicting the...

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    How to Become Famous

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    I imagine most people, at some point in their life, dream about being famous even if just for a moment. Most likely what most of us picture is the glamorous side of celebrity like riding around in a limo, getting our picture taken wherever we go, and cashing a big, fat paycheck every week....

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    CONCRETE FEARS

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    I thought I had one of the strangest phobias. That is, until I started investigating what other phobias exist in the world. See if you can figure out the following: Hippopotomonstrosesquipedliophobia, philemaphobia, eisoptrophobia, and synenesophobia. Do you give up yet? Hippopotomonstrosesquipedliophobia, as ironic as it sounds, is the fear of long words. Philemaphobia, is...

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    Middle Gauge is Middle Age

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    There are several gauges in your car where it’s perfectly fine to have the needle rest right in the middle. Your gas gauge is one of them, as is the gauge that registers whether your engine is too hot or too cold. On this gauge, there is basically an H on one end and...

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    Time to be Nosy

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    Recently I heard about a new way for singles to connect. It smells kind of fishy. Well, that all depends on which bag you choose. I’m referring to Pheromone Parties. These are events where singles gather and smell each other to determine compatibility. They don’t just walk over and offer an armpit, they open...

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    LIVE FOR TODAY

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    You’ve probably heard the expression, “Live as though you were dying tomorrow.” It’s a nice thought but pretty difficult to follow through on a regular basis. Let’s say you wake up and decide to be cheerful because you don’t know if you’ll be around the next day. You want to be sure your last...

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    The Joy of PMS

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    Before you assume you know where I’m going with this article, let me tell you it has nothing to do with bloating, cramping, irritability or any other less-than-pleasant affects women deal with on a regular basis. If you want to know more about that, I suggest you tune into one of the greatest Everybody...

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    You Cheapskate!

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    Many people are familiar with the term, “living beyond your means.” It is defined as spending more money than you earn. Many people subscribe to this lifestyle. According to Jeff Yeager, author of, “The Cheapskates Next Door,” he claims that total consumer debt grew nearly eight times in size from 1980 (355 billion) to...

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