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The Slice archive for June 15, 2011


The opposite of incognito

There are several good things about driving a company car or truck while on the job. But if those vehicles are adorned with a prominent business logo or a big sign naming your company, even those of us reasonably proud of our place of employment...

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Movie lines about dancing

"Hi, Paul," wrote Robyn Stevens. "I hope I'm not too late to submit a line from the immortal Groucho Marx in 'Duck Soup.'" Actually, she is too late. I deal with all that in tomorrow's print Slice. And if you didn't read Sunday's Slice and...

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Re: Tuesday's Slice column 6

A nice fellow named Paul Nolan called to say he endorsed the idea of putting an image of the late broadcaster Curt Gowdy on the Wyoming state flag (if the other 49 states were going to go with faces on their banners). Nolan grew up...

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Re: Tuesday's Slice column 5

"I love your list, although I must admit there are a few names I don't know," wrote Doris Woodward. "But mostly I want to say thank you, thank you, thank you for suggesting that Maine use Joshua Chamberlain. He is my Number One favorite Civil...

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