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The Slice archive for July 27, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011

Here's something for women to try 

If you are within shouting distance of a guy who has been around the block a few times, do this. Ask him, "What immediately comes to mind when you hear a reference to neatsfoot oil?" If he doesn't answer, "Breaking in a baseball glove," I…

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Just wondering 

If -- in a truly unexpected sequence of events -- you were named news director at a Spokane TV station, what would be your rule about what qualifies as "Breaking News" and what doesn't? www.wkyc.com

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Multiple-choice quiz 

www.leaf-blowers.com When you see someone using one of these things, what's usually your first thought? A) He likes toys that make a lot of noise. B) Thanks for worsening our air quality. C) Gee, I wish I had me one of them. D) So you…

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Some things change and some do not

The Seattle Seahawks no longer hold preseason training camp in Cheney. But countless people still talk on cell phones while driving. A whole bunch of guys still offer as original analysis things they heard last night on ESPN. There are still so-called rugged Westerners who…

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