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Tuesday 6-25-2013 Assortment

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Why did the soldier start shooting into the burning building?

He was taught to fight fire with fire.
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Lawyer: When did you last see Walter?

Witness: At his funeral.

Lawyer: Did he make any comment to you at that time?

Witness: No, sir.

(from an actual court case)
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For what outdoor recreational sport did Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee, begin offering athletic scholarships in 2010?

Competitive bass fishing. Bethel, the first college in the U.S. to offer such a scholarship, is one of more than 200 colleges in the U.S. to have a competitive bass fishing team.
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(You're never too old to start a new career!)
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NBC programmer (and The Tonight Show inventor) Pat Weaver was the father of actor Sigourney Weaver.
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