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Dave Barry's Classic Take On The Fourth

If you want a good laugh on this very hot Fourth of July, you might want to give a read to Dave Barry’s classic take on the Fourth.

America

JULY 3, 1954: WHOOPS, THERE GOES THE FIRST PROP

WHOOPS, THERE GOES THE FIRST PROP

In 1954, a gaggle of Hollywood VIPs boarded a DC-4 airliner headed from Hawaii to California. Their troubled flight made a bit of film history — in Cinemascope, no less. 428 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

July 3 in history

324  Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeated Licinius.

987 Hugh Capet was crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty.

1608  Québec City was founded by  796 more words

History

Cryptozoology Part II: If You Were Going To Trade Your Dog In For Something Else, What Are Your Options?

When we last met, I was going on about whether or not you should trade your dog in for something else on the basis of your getting tired of toweling it off all the time, especially when it’s wet. 1,236 more words

Offbeat, Somewhat Silly Humor

A Meeting Without an Agenda Is a Coffee Break

(Originally posted 03/09/2018)

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be meetings.” 732 more words

Thinking of Taxes

(Originally posted 02/01/2018)

As those of you who are business owners recently experienced, yesterday was the deadline for mailing W-2 forms to your employees and 1099 forms to the other folks you paid last year. 375 more words