Daily Archives: August 8, 2006

You Tube proves hazardous to turtle’s health

From today’s Minneapolis/St. Paul Star Tribune — Teenagers admit lighting turtle on fire — twice:

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An 18-year-old has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty for a videotaped incident in which he and two friends lit a turtle on fire and danced around it.

Joel Charles Ross . . . said they did it not once, but twice, and dressed up differently because they wanted to make their video “more funny and exciting.” . . . The video was posted online.

I don’t know if this is more disturbing than . . .

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Caddies and Connecticut

Some things have to be shared because your brain, by itself, doesn’t know what to do with the information… I discovered a site called CaddyChicks today, thanks to Wendy at Metroblogging Minneapolis:

The gist? Golfers can hire hot little college girls looking for money to be their golf caddy. When applying to be a caddy, it lets potential golf bag carriers designate how much they charge per round, how comfortable they are with the sport, and whether they prefer to walk or drive a golf cart. Golfers get to check out their height, weight, and eye color before . . .

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Sub-committees, request forms, and edits

This is more of a test I suppose for the first blog post, but also something of a contest. It comes in two parts:

1. Why 12 apostrophes? Does a favorite passage of yours have 12? Or is there something about 12? Maybe after reading that, I’d like my moniker to be duodecad?

2. This is the more contesty part of the contest. Here is a passage I just had to edit:

In conclusion, organizational cultural competency presents a dynamic interaction between an agency/program’s developmental continuum and a multi-component revolving cultural competency of individuals working within that system. The . . .

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