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Ten years in a fruit salad

Football players who get their bell rung have to pass a concussion test before they are allowed to play again. It’s a difficult test with both a verbal and math component. They also must write an essay on ‘Why in … Continue reading

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Being Perfict

Friends, we must stop our mad obsession with perfection. Because, let’s face it: we all have moments when we’re neither the whitest shorts in the basket nor the sharpest knife at the crime scene. A tiny example: let’s say that … Continue reading

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Out of the suds

If you’re in a bar long enough, minding your own boozness, some guy inevitably sits down next to you and asks what you do for a living. If you say refrigerator repair, the guy says something like “I tried that … Continue reading

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