WSJ Christmas Story

Suggested by Linda, its a little long but worthwhile:

from http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2008/12/17/a-christmas-poem-the-year-of-the-grinch/

’Twas the Night Before Christmas
(The Year of the Grinch)
By David H. Resler

’Twas the night before Christmas, my shopping was done
I’d gotten great bargains, gee, aren’t low prices fun!
But less costly gifts are but small consolation
For my four-o-one K’s brutal devastation.

This year of o-eight ranks surely one of the worst!
It all started when the housing bubble did burst.
How could such a mess happen? And, who should we blame?
The fault lies with culprits far too many to name.

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lawyers with a sense of humor

Linda forwarded to me this thread from a legal discussion:

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 From: Lawyer John
Date: Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 9:00 AM
Subject: RE:  Homestead Petition
To: discussion list

Elaine - no special training; it apparently figured it out all on its own.

-----Original Message-----

From: Lawyer Elaine
Sent: Sunday, December 14, 2008 8:17 PM
To: discussion list
Subject: Re: Homestead Petition

We all understand that. My cell keeps making unrequested phone calls to
random people. but I don't recall emails being sent. This is a new twist.
Have you sent your devise for special training?
Elaine

In a message dated 12/13/2008 6:28:56 PM Eastern Standard Time,
Lawyer John writes:

My  pocket apologizes for the last email...
Sent via BlackBerry by  AT&T

-----Original Message-----

From:   Lawyer John
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 20:47:50
To:  discussion list
Subject: Re:Homestead  Petition

GGGGgGGH

------Message d'origine------
From: lawyer Sam
Envoyé: 13 déc 2008 10:21
Objet:   Homestead Petition

Listmates,

Does anyone have a current  FL Bar form Petition to Determine Homestead
Status of Real Property that  they can share?

Thanks.
Sam