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Thursday
Jul052001

Independence Day








Happy Independence Day to all you Americans! And happy birthday to Paul Kwinn!


Why I Sometimes Wish I Lived In The U.S.




- Sidewalk magazine stands.


- Philly cheesesteaks, more interesting selection of chocolate bars than Canada.


- Mail service on Saturdays.


- They tend to get cool movie trailers sooner.


- They don't have to pay all kinds of customs duty tax on mail order items.


- Their money is worth more.


- More filk conventions. :-)




By the way, is there any special national holidays in the England? Australia? Other countries?




Today's Blatherpic:


- A childhood picture of my friend Luisa.


Feel free to suggest a daily poll question.


Today's Poll:

Did you do anything special to celebrate U.S. Independence Day?

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