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Dori Knight
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Burning Daylight
By Dori Knight

Ben Franklin wrote the famous proverb "Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." I donít know about you, but I resent old dead guys who pass judgment on the state of my health, wealth, and wisdom. If he was right, then Iím going to die young, broke, and stupid.

Besides, I donít believe this "healthy, wealthy, wise" business for one minute. Logic tells me that those who rise early in the morning spend more time in the sun, increasing the risk of dehydration and heatstroke; not to mention that prolonged exposure to UV rays promotes the chance of skin cancer.

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What Happened to Mrs. Clean?
By Joanne Malley

I have to share some really sad news. My husband has long suffered with the common male malady of cable addiction.

Heís a State Trooper armed with four hundred and twenty channels and a remote thatís fired up with fresh batteries. Since heís had no need to draw his 9mm Heckler and Koch lately, Iím going to go easy on him. The remote seems to satisfy his need to stay connected to his macho cop persona, and helps to keep him in touch with his other male counterparts.

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Comedians and Kids
By David Ian

I was sitting at a local comedy shop, enjoying the evening, when The Master of Ceremonies introduced the next comedian as "The New Guy," and I smiled.

I always smile when a new guy is introduced, because I know what is coming. It's only a matter of time, and there he goes: a joke about his kids.

You can always spot a new comedian in a crowd: they're the ones who talk about their children. Somewhere in their material will be a bit that starts, "I've got three kids at home, and let me tell you Ö"

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