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MISCELLANEOUS
Cornell Returns Ancient Cuneiform Tablet to Iraq, Record of Sumerian Princess Who Hired Women Supervisors, Paid Them Equally to Men
One tablet reads: “A Sumerian woman without a man is like a Sumerian fish without a bicycle.”
 
LINGUISTICS
Researchers Discover Word Common to All Languages is “Huh?”
Critics reply, “Duh.”
 
TRENDS
Survey: Fewer Men Paying for Sex
Prostitutes forced into investment banking.
 
CONSUMER NEWS
Bad News: Chrysler Recalls 1.2 Million Ram Trucks for Defect That Can Cause Steering Loss
Good news: brakes still work.
Dell Will Replace Palm Rest Which Causes Computers to Smell Like Cat Urine
Will also discontinue allowing employees to bring their cats to work.
DEMOGRAPHICS
  Personality Map of U.S. Shows “Friendly and Conventional” South, Great Plains; “Relaxed and Creative” Mountain West, West Coast; “Temperamental and Uninhibited” East Coast, New England
“Armed and Dangerous” Texas, Oklahoma.
 
INTERNET
Singapore Authorities Ban Local Launch of Adultery Website AshleyMadison.com
One million outraged adulterers expected at Monday's protest march.
 
ODDS 'N' ENDS
Polish Coffin Maker's 2014 Calendar Causing Stir
It has thirty-one days in November.

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