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Department of Wishful Thinking

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January 5, 2009 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | Comments Off on Department of Wishful Thinking

A couple of stray weather stats for Spokane, Washington

The average annual snowfall in Spokane is 50″ a year. This Winter, from December 1, 2008 to January 5, 2009, snowfall is 74″.

January 5, 2009 Posted by | Global warming, weather | Comments Off on A couple of stray weather stats for Spokane, Washington

Do you recognize this man?

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You’d be forgiven for never hearing of designer Alfred Shaheen.

Yet he inspired one of the most colourful, amusing and unforgettable styles of fashion ever known – the Hawaiian shirt.

Sadly the pioneering textile manufacturer has died at age 86, his family have confirmed.

via Inventor of the Hawaiian shirt dies | Metro.co.uk.

January 5, 2009 Posted by | People | 1 Comment

Probably thought Black Beauty was playing

An escaped horse burst into a cinema and walked around the foyer. The horse was one of three which escaped from a farm and ran through the automatic doors at the Cineworld complex in Boldon, South Tyneside…

The horse walked down a corridor before turning round and fleeing through the exit as filmgoers looked on.

via Telegraph.

January 5, 2009 Posted by | animals | | Comments Off on Probably thought Black Beauty was playing