Monday, February 7, 2005

Weird thing of the day 7 February 2005/28 Shevat 5765 (Charles Dickens Day/Carnival Monday)


Still sick, but at least my sense of humor has returned in full force. Hope to get some work done today.

Worthy cause of the day: Someone has figured out how to harness normally annoying advertising to raise funds for charity!
The Hunger SiteThe Breast Cancer SiteThe Child Health SiteThe Literacy SiteThe Rainforest SiteThe Animal Rescue Site

First there were sin taxes, which targeted those who exercised their vices. Then there were stupidity taxes, or as they are usually called, “state lotteries”, which target those who are foolish enough to think they can beat probability at a game of chance. Now, with the George W. Bush-caused financial crisis gripping governments across the nation, the vanity tax is coming to pass. For more information see “Lawmakers Look to Tax Cosmetic Surgery”.



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