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WASP Diversity Officer Faces Suspicion, Prejudice

September 25, 2018
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ROXBURY, Mass.  Schuyler Colfax III is a member of minority group whose reputation has been sullied by the boorish habits of its less reputable members, and he struggles against the stereotypes that have resulted.  “I’m…

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As Internet Crap Spreads, Jobs in eSanitation Sprout

September 24, 2018
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WESTLAND, Mass.  It’s Sunday night, and three women are sitting at a bartop table at the Coach ‘n Squire, the local faux-colonial watering hole in this western suburb of Boston.  A man from an adjacent…

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In First, San Francisco to Create “Mime-Free” Zones

September 21, 2018
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SAN FRANCISCO.  Alton Birdsell, Jr. will admit that what he was doing on Fisherman’s Wharf last night wasn’t exactly appropriate for a public street, but it was something that had to be done.  “I always forget to clip…

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Talk Like Betty Boop Day

September 20, 2018
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Yesterday, as every red-blooded American schoolboy knows, was International Talk Like a Pirate Day.  First observed in 1995, the day is celebrated by adopting the speech patterns of the stereotypical corsairs of the Golden Age…

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Two Hurt as Boston’s “Running of the Brides” Turns Deadly

September 19, 2018
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BOSTON.  For many years one of the most visited sites in this city full of tourist attractions was Filene’s Basement, the off-price retailer where men’s and women’s clothes that other stores couldn’t sell were displayed…

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Dating My Terrorist

September 18, 2018
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Claim:  A never-previously wed, college-educated woman over age 40 has a better chance of being killed by a terrorist than of getting married. Status:  False.                                                               Snopes.com It was last Thanksgiving when my family started to…

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Pahk Your Kahma in Hahvahd Yahd

September 17, 2018
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          Yoga instructions have been added to parking citations in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to “debunk the idea that all parking tickets are a hostile action.”                                                                         The Boston Globe It ain’t easy bein’ a meter maid…

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“Bloggers” Face Widespread Discrimination on Dating Scene

September 14, 2018
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DOWNER’S GROVE, Illinois.  It’s Thursday night in this suburb of Chicago, and Mike DeAngelo, a twenty-something actuarial accountant, is nervously checking his hair in the men’s room of Rudy Vallee’s, a popular watering hole that…

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As Faulkner’s Birthday Approaches, Mailmen Ask “What If?”

September 13, 2018
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OXFORD, Miss. This college town of approximately 19,000 was once home to William Faulkner, one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century, but before he became famous, Faulkner was postmaster at the University of…

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Over-40 Singles Get Back in the Swing of Things!

September 12, 2018
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Going out on a first date is bad enough when you’re a teenager with a bad complexion, but it’s even worse when you’re over forty with a bad complexion and less hair to boot.  Your Over-40…

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