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The Slice archive for June 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014

SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014

The stories they could tell

Apparently what's said in the operating room stays in the operating room. How else would you account for the fact you never hear doctors and nurses telling stories about the drug-induced goofy stuff patients say both before and after a surgical procedure? I happen to...

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Today's column alluded to worrying that the blood-pressure cuff would continue constricting until your arm popped. That prompted an email from longtime reader Laura Parker. The subject line was "We don't need no stinkin' blood pressure cuffs!" She wrote, "Try using your imagination while getting...

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When lemonade stands fail... 

Who/what do kids blame? A) Oppressive regulatory climate. B) Market forces stacked against the little guy. C) Obama. D) Unions. E) Weather. F) Spokane just wasn't ready for this bold new concept in curbside beverage service. G) Location. H) Other.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

Possible slogan for the S-R 

While out of town the other day the editor of this newspaper sent out what I regard as one of the Top 10 tweets of all time. Here it is. "Moroccan cabbie asks what I do. I'm a journalist. 'Lots of bullshit, my friend.' I...

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