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Friday June 02, 2006
10:42 AM

Not quite getting the picture

[ #29788 ]

I had just seen United 93 , and after the movie, bumped in to a friend of mine, who is known more for her physical assets than her mental achievements. (Although she's not blonde, this week.)

I had stayed through the credits, and noticed a lot of "HIMSELF" and "HERSELF", which obviously added to the authenticity of this biopic feeling almost like a documentary. So I commented to her "Hey, a lot of the people originally involved played themselves", because it had impressed me.

She replied, "The people on the airplane?"

{sigh}

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  • I remember a sun technician who was a practitioner of the "tall" tale. One day he was on a repair when an administrative assistant asked him a question about printers and toners.

    She asked why is it when you shake a toner, the next couple of pages will have some smudging?

    He said: Well if you look inside of a toner you will see these tiny rows that hold each letter. Some letters are used more then others. Take "e" for example. When a row runs low that is why you get low toner warnings. When you shake