Tagged: Washington Post

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Oooooh… No they didn’t!

From On the Red Line comes a very funny discovery: The Washington Post publishes a fine array of puzzles. Although I’m primarily a cryptoquote fan, I also enjoy the Hasbro Scrabble Gram that runs every day. You are given four...

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“This place has been my life”

After 40 years, the Childe Harold shut down Saturday for the last time. The owner made no announcement, saying he was too grief-stricken over losing something that has been in his blood since he was a teenager washing dishes in...

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I wonder if I can send this one in to Mythbusters?

A poll released yesterday by the Associated Press made it official: Americans are more likely to believe in ghosts (34 percent) than to believe that President Bush is doing a good job with the war in Iraq (29 percent). —...

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Will Work for a Vote

Republican lawmakers today blocked the Senate from taking up the D.C. voting rights bill, dealing a major blow to the District’s most promising effort in years to get a full member of Congress. D.C. Vote Bill Dies in Senate Well...

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From the Post blogs

A recent letter to the Get There blog at washingtonpost.com: Letter From Fed-Up Metro Rider This letter came in on Aug. 1 from an Arlington commuter who gave up on Metro. He starts off describing a particular incident, but it...

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Unfortunately accurate

“I’m tired of pressing ‘1’ for English” on the phone. Woodbridge resident Chris King | Pr. William Passes Resolution Targeting Illegal Immigration A simple statement, but all too telling of one of the feelings at the heart of this matter....

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Homer said it best…

Homer: Don’t you ever get tired of being wrong all the time? [sound link] Marge: … Sometimes. I agree with John Kelly of the Post when it comes to snow, Bring. It. On. But weather people, stop whipping us up...

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They said what?!

From a Post article about a proposed Juneteenth VA state measure: Del. Frank D. Hargrove Sr., a Republican from Hanover County near Richmond, said he has been deluged with at least 4,000 phone calls and e-mails at his home and...

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Almost too hot to sleep

I’m not yet ready to blame global warming… except for that recent Canadian ice shelf, but I wish someone could tell us what is up with the strange weather system that we’re experiencing lately. Normally on a day off in...

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and the cherry on top

I think I’m getting sick. In the middle of a 60-70° December, I’m getting sick! Great. Chances are the illness is going to bring down my holiday spirit even more. I really think a vacation would be good for me,...

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Metro cutbacks and fare hikes?

There’s a proposed 2008 budget for Metro that would result in both reduced service and fare hikes (makes perfect sense to me!) that has more than a few riders crying foul and reaching for their car keys. I remember living...

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Do you judge other hosts?

Hell yes! Bill, this one’s all for you… Best viewed in full-size. I’ve got to pick up a copy of her book, plus I think Todd Oldham might have had a hand in the photos.

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red RoVa, red RoVa

I’m not a fan of Virginia, I lived there for a short time and hopefully I’ll never have to go back, but even so I think that this piece of crap filler article comparing Northern VA (NoVa) and the rest...

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Take a giant step outside your mind

I’d love to do just that, believe me. I’m a little stressed out around the office lately and I imagine I’ll be reacting a little like Tweek for the next week or so while I get used to being in...

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Star, baker, biker

Even though I’ll likely be recording it on TiVo… WOO-HOO! BSG TONIGHT!!! The above is clipped from today’s Express interview with Katee. I so loved that line about the Cylons that it had to be shared. And she bakes cookies!...