What made you smile today?

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So I was watching some talk show on TV with my (90yr. old) MIL.

Sometimes she comes up with history, background or context of some obscure topic.


When one of the talkers mentioned the notion of honoring your word - 

my MIL gave me a thought to share with you:


TV : Ein Mann; ein Wort

MIL : Eine Frau: ein Wörterbuch



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Well, wouldn't you be scared if your mobile phone started warning you of this guy...





The Texas public safety department raised a few eyebrows in the Lone Star state by reportedly sending out an emergency alert asking its citizens to keep an eye out for Chucky – the evil possessed doll from the horror movie series Child’s Play – whom it said was a suspect in a kidnapping.

The message went out over the state’s Amber Alert system, which is blasted to people’s mobile phones, usually to help find a missing child. It was sent three times.


It described the suspect as being called Chucky and listed him as a 28-year-old with red, auburn hair, blue eyes who stood at 3ft 1in tall and weighed 16lbs. He was said to be wearing blue denim overalls with a multi-colored striped long sleeve shirt and carrying a large knife – matching his appearance in the films.

His race was listed as “Other: Doll.




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