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EssaysHumor

Earlier this week we blazed new trails by offering an in-depth, super scientific look at info-mania, info-mercials, info-scams, and the worthless info-junk being hustled on TV. If you doubt that this stuff is info-useless, then go to any yard sale or snoop in any garage, basement or out-of-the-way
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EssaysHumor

Back when I was living under a bridge, back about seven or eight years ago, I had a tiny battery-operated TV. When I couldn’t sleep I’d flip the stupid thing on. Except for the weather channel and two local access stations, at 2-5 AM every channel is airing an infomercial. If you think that this is a sure guarantee
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Essays

And, of course, the predatory race are the ultimate grifters. LIKE MOST slang terms, no one is entirely sure how the word “grifter” came into common usage, but it has been fairly common since the start of the last century. Researchers claim it was carnival slang that crossed over into common usage in the…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

An important question is given a humorous treatment by one of the greatest scholars and wits America has ever produced. by Revilo P. Oliver (pictured) Text of an address to the assembled Citizens’ Councils of America in Chattanooga on January 7, 1966. A recording of this speech is also available.
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

An important question is given a humorous treatment by one of the greatest scholars and wits America has ever produced. by Revilo P. Oliver (pictured) Text of an address to the assembled Citizens’ Councils of America in Chattanooga on January 7, 1966. A recording of this speech is also available.
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