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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Sunday Was So 2007

When I (Old Horsetail Snake) left a missive here on Sunday, I figured that would hold up until Lolo got back. But she is slow to arise in these parts. So since I still got her password:

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California vintners in the Napa Valley, which primarily produces Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio wines, have developed a new hybrid grape that acts as an anti-diuretic. Which is grand news for us old folks.

It is expected to reduce the number of trips we old people have to make to the bathroom during the night. The new wine will be marketed as:

Pinot More!!

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After having dug to a depth of 10 meters last year, Scottish scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 100 years ago.

Not to be outdone by the Scots, British scientists dug to a depth of 20 meters, and shortly after, a story in the UK newspapers read "British archaeologists have found traces of 200-year-old copper wire and have concluded that their ancestors already had an advanced high-tech communications network a hundred years earlier than the Scots."

One week later, "The Klub," a Sunburg, Minnesota, newspaper reported the following: "After digging to a depth of 30 meters in corn fields near Games Lake, Ole Johnson, a self-taught archaeologist, reported that he found absolutely nothing. "This proves," Ole said, "that 300 years ago Norwegians were already using wireless."

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And my favorite word of the day in this place is oyster. N., oy vez, mother of pearl! Def.: A person who sprinkles his conversation with Yiddishisms.