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10-24-10

Chicago has the reputation of being a no-nonsense, pragmatic city without the least smidgeon of a sense of humor. One doesn't expect a lot of yucks wandering around The Loop in Chicago. I stumbled upon this while looking for a place to eat lunch with my wife when we were there earlier this month.  I solemnly swear on a stack of political handbills that the picture is not photo-shopped.      

The Eye Has It.

If you've ever actually taken the time to read the fine print on software one normally has to acknowledge in the course of installing said software, you'd think no one, anywhere, could possibly write a more weasel-encrusted document than Microsoft or Apple. You'd be wrong.  Check out this one from a tour-travel company working with Amtrack: 

Travel Guarantee

09-27-10
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[1]: And here you thought the computer game of Elf Bowling was just a game.