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FAKE NEWS ALERT. NUMBER ONE. Rhinoceroses seen in Balcom. Rhinoceroses? Preposterousness. Somebody told me one day last week that rhinoceroses had been seen in Balcom. I figure that if somebody tells me something, in good faith, it's kind of like finding something on the internet. After all, every...
What’s the most popular holiday for grilling – Labor Day, Father’s Day, July 4th or Memorial Day?  Answer: Fourth of July with 87 percent. Source: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/memorial-day-jumps-to-second-most-popular-grilling-holiday-of-the-year-300274586.html
Sept. 3 was U.S. Bowling League Day. In 2010, Tommy Gollick of Oberlin, Pa. set a United States Bowling Congress national record by rolling the most consecutive strikes during league play. Can you guess how many strikes he bowled in a row?  Answer: 47.  Source: https://www.mrbowling300.net/post/...
I wonder, as I wander... ...isn't there a song that starts with those words? Maybe the song will come to me as I wander through this. Probably not. If you are one of the three persons who happens to read this colyum on a regular basis, you know that I like to wander around on a regular basis. Such...
Samuel L. Jackson is the highest-grossing actor of all time. He’s made 71 films. Can you guess how much those movies combined have made at the box office? Answer: $7.4 Billion Source: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/samuel-l-jackson-highest-grossing-actor-guinness-book-world-records-254155...
This week, dear reader (or readers, if there happens to be more than one of you), allow me to once again wander around, with a little bit of this, and a little bit of that... ...autumn "officially" arrived on Sept. 22... ...that being said, goodness, gracious, seems like it's been way too hot for...
  Sept. 1 was College Colors Day. This is a national celebration of school spirit as excitement builds for the start of football season. Based on data from Walmart in-store purchases, which school leads all team apparel sales?  Answer: Alabama Source: https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football...
About all you can do is laugh, and shake your head. And the laughter is not is a "ha, ha, ha" sort of way. It would be more of a gallows humor kind of chuckle. Folks who read this publication on a regular basis, and we are truly glad that you do read this publication on a regular basis, no doubt...
So, you're making plans for a big weekend. You're invited to dinner. A good time will be had by all. Unless, you happen to be dinner. Such was the story for a poor bug which paid a visit to a screen door at our humble abode last Saturday evening. Our weekend also was highlighted by the...
So, I was feeling a little bugged about the early deadline we had because of this week's holiday. Labor Day.  The buzzing in my ears reminded me that I needed to quickly come up with a colyum, 'cause our deadline was a bit earlier than usual, and time was fluttering by, just like a butterfly. It...

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