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Monthly Archives for October 2002.
Residents of California, Oregon, and Washington can earn up to 15,000 United miles for having groceries delivered.
Delta offers easy “Elite Status Matching Program” From a Delta flyer picked up at National airport: We realize you have a choice of airlines, and want to do all we can to make Delta your first choice. As an elite frequent flyer, you receive preferential benefits and services from another airline. Delta would like to recognize your elite status and provide similar services and benefits when you choose to travel with us. To do so, we are pleased to extend to you equivalent status* in Delta’s Medallion Program. To take advantage of this invitation, please read the terms and conditions on this offer and follow the instructions listed below. We look forward to serving you soon on Delta. 1) Fax a copy of your current membership card for the airline in which you hold elite…
A German psychologist has found a cure for paruresis, the cure for paruresis, fear among men of using urinals. Apparently six percent of men have an irrational fear of urinating next to others..
Glenn Reynolds details Paul Wellstone’s legacy: “…he wasn’t a dick.” (Sorry to quote you out of context, but your comment is more salient than perhaps even you realized.)
Up to 5000 bonus miles for New USAirways Dividend Miles members.
The TSA can’t manage to pay their airport screeners.
Carson City, Nevada man accused of drunk horse riding.
63% of US Implicated In New Stock Scandal. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday that more than 63 percent of all U.S. citizens have been implicated in an illegal stock-dumping, the latest scandal to rock the nation’s economy. “It’s staggering how far-reaching this is,” SEC chairman Harvey Pitt said. “More than 175 million citizens from all walks of life are involved in one criminal imbroglio. Everybody from white-collar workers to grandmothers, boy-scout leaders, and the entire state of Delaware. Point a finger anywhere, and you have a better chance than not of hitting a guilty party.” (From the best source for news.)
This is cool. The Newseum has complete front pages of 147 newspapers (from 24 countries) every day.