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Foose on the loose – Friday Funny

Susie, the little Blue CoupeNow I know I have a new Blue car – but mine isn’t called Susie. I wonder if the Overhauling gang ever saw this?
Update: got a note from YouTube
This video has been removed due to terms of use violation.

Quote of the Day

Strunk and White’s caution in The Elements of Style, “Do not affect a breezy manner. The breezy style is often the work of an egocentric, the person who imagines that everything that pops into his head is of general interest and that uninhibited prose creates high spirits and carries the day.”Stand up for Margaret Wente, who has run afoul of the political correctness crowd in Canada for speaking plainly about things that the PCers want to pretend don’t exist and many of them are clamouring for her to lose her job over it. Ben Moshe over at Breath of the Beast had the full story.  Click here

Stentor Christmas Lunch 2008

The e-vite has gone out – but I’m posting here for those folks who’s e-mails I’ve not been able to find.Location
Donegal Irish Pub
1637 - 37th Street SW, Calgary, ABWhen
Friday, November 28, 11:45amA little different lunch this year.  Rather than the usual Chinese Buffet - we're having an Irish style wake and reunion at Donegal Irish Pub.  More details on Donegal can be found at www.calgarysbestpubs.com.
November 28 is a special day - it's ten years to the day of the announcement of the Stentor wind down - so this makes this the 10th Annual Post Stentor Christmas Lunch. Or if you count the lunches at Stentor - the 16th Annual Lunch.  Either way come along or send this invite to any Stentor Alumni you have the e-mail address for - or check out the invite at my Cole's Notes web site at http://colecoop.blogspot.com.
Hope to see you there - especially if Clint comes dressed as a leprechaun.

More on Politics

"The worst difficulties from which we suffer do not come from without.  They come from within...They come from a peculiar type of brainy people, always found in our country, who if they add something to our culture, take much from its strength.  Our difficulties come from the mood of unwarrantable self-abasement into which we have been cast by a powerful section of our own intellectuals."
   - Winston Churchill, on Leftists

Adding ICE to your Cellphone

Cole's Note: I usually don't forward the chain e-mails that folks send me - but this is such a good simple idea - it deserves to be posted.

We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers belong to our closest family or friends.

If we were to be involved in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would have our mobile phone but wouldn't know who to call. Yes, there are hundreds of numbers stored but which one is the contact person in case of an emergency? Hence this 'ICE' (In Case of Emergency) Campaign.

The concept of 'ICE' is catching on quickly. It is a method of contact during emergency situations. As cell(mobile) phones are carried by the majority of the population, all you need to do is store the number of a contact person or persons who should be contacted during emergency under the name 'ICE' ( In Case Of Emergency).

The idea was thoug…