The Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup! This is the Windy City’s first hockey championship in 49 years, or as Chicagoans call it, “not quite half as long as since the Cubs have won.”
And speaking of the Second City, it’s several days into the Rod Blagojevich trial, and we’re all waiting anxiously for all the evidence he said would show that he’s like Gandhi and Martin Luther King. We’re at our desks drumming our fingers. Any minute now.
Researchers have found a 5,500-year old shoe that is made of leather, has 19 sets of eyelets, and is a size 5. After scientific study, the shoe will be returned to Joan Rivers, who laughed remembering when 19 sets of eyelets used to be in style. “What were we thinking?!”, she said.
Sarah Palin wants President Obama to call her because of her experience in dealing with the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989. And then the President kept nodding while he pretended to be entering her phone number into his cell phone but was just pressing random numbers.
Yet another Jersey Shore kid made an impression on Country music folks as the representative of the Garden State and performers from below the Mason Dixon discovered that they are the exact same depth of shallow.
A teacher cleaning out a classroom found a note from 1792. It said, “Do’st thou like me? Mark Yes, No, or Aye, but jusste as friends.”
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