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This church sign in Newton, MA is fascinating. What did you see when you saw it?  Presumably the intent was, “God is now here.” But if you’re me, I saw “God is nowhere.” Spacing is everything.  But maybe I’m being too presumptuous. Perhaps the minister or sign attendant or even the congregation took a long, hard…

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John Wooden famously said, “The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.” In other words, what do you do when there’s no one to either praise or scold you? It’s a good definition of character, but there is one flaw: If you have an exceptionally high opinion…

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During intermission at last night’s Moth StorySLAM at The Oberon in Cambridge, I went to the restroom. The Oberon has converted its formerly gender-specific restrooms to gender-neutral restrooms. When I entered what was once a men’s room, I was greeted with the typical line that can be found during intermission, except that this line contained…

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Daniel Dale, Washington correspondent for the Toronto Star, tweeted the following thread that I have cut and pasted here in the event you don’t use Twitter or didn’t see it on Twitter. It’s fantastic.________________________________ Here is a thread about Donald Trump getting hilariously lost in his own lying.  This is what Trump told radio host Mike…

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I’m not asking for much. When construction begins on a new project, could we require that a sign be erected explaining what this new project will be? Last year, a gas station was removed from a plot of land near my home, and construction immediately began on something new. I drove by the site almost…

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