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The Slice archive for April 15, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014

True or false

College students who have part-time jobs are more successful socially because others view them as having a little grit and substance and they also have that whole working-class hero thing going for them.

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Does your tax return include any lies?

"I listed my Marmot Lodge dues as a tax deductible donation," wrote insurance man Curt Olsen. "Should I be concerned about this?" Curt, I recommend standing on the 18th amendment if you are audited. To paraphrase Ed Norton from "The Honeymooners"... Just say you were...

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Pulitzer winner that stunned journalism

If you have never heard of Janet Cooke, "Jimmy's World" and the fake story that humiliated The Washington Post, you owe it to yourself to spend a few minutes Googling one of journalism's all-time embarrassments. http://blog.washingtonpost.com/story-lab/2010/10/story_pick_janet_cooke_and_jim.html

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