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7/29/2003

Items down the toilet: perspicacity, decency, society…

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In a showing of gross inefficiency and stupidity, the Royal Bank of Scotland offered Monty, a pet dog, a gold card with a spending limit of ten-thousand pounds. For those of you who don’t want to bother with the conversion, that’s about sixteen-thousand dollars, US.

Hardly an organization to be out-guttered by any other, Fox will air 101 Things Removed from the Human Body this Thursday. Essentially, it amounts to “When objects impale people”. Set your Tivo.

Still, the real expositor of the decline of society comes to us from (who else?) the executive branch of the government of the United States of America. Pentagon officials have set up a stock-market style trading system for terror attack predictions. Essentially, investors will play a terror-futures market. It brings all new meaning to the phrase “insider trading”

One Response to “Items down the toilet: perspicacity, decency, society…”

  1. chaboud says:

    Update: It didn’t take long for the Pentagon to decide that their great idea was a bad idea.

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