Thursday June 21, 2018

Show Notes for Thursday June 21, 2018


Dear John,

I've been listening for a while now and love the show. I almost didn't send this because it sounds a little conceited, which is not me at all, but I have had a guy at work ask me out three or four times over the last month. We don't work in the same department, so I don't really know him. I've been polite in saying I'm not interested, but last week I saw him hanging out in the parking lot by my car. I avoided going out for as long as I could, but I had plans with some friends so I finally had to go. He asked me again and was kind of rude when I told him I was really not looking for anyone in my life right now. He said “I'm talking about a drink... not asking you to marry me” Was I wrong to say it that way? Does he automatically “deserve” a date because he asked for one? How do I politely tell him to leave me alone. I'm a little concerned that he know which car is mine. I'm wondering what else he knows. What should I do?

Signed – SingleAndContent

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A South Carolina man was arrested after a game of beer pong led to a
shooting early Saturday morning. Summerville police said the incident began after 23-year-old Timothy Gainey dared a woman to kiss him and expose her breasts during a beer pong game. It’s unclear if the unidentified woman went through with the dare. However, an unidentified 21-year-old man was reportedly seen consoling the woman when Gainey confronted him. The argument between Gainey and the man appeared to head outside the South Carolina home when Gainey reportedly pounded on his car window. The man tried to drive off, but a car attempted to block his exit. Shots were fired and a vehicle chase ensued. The unidentified man reportedly returned fire at the car chasing him before driving into a ditch. He reportedly fled the vehicle. Gainey was identified as one of the people in the other car that opened fire. He was charged with attempted murder.

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Former Real Housewives of New York cast member Aviva Drescher says the show’s producers would go out of their way to booze up the cast before filming. (
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A 23-foot python swallowed a woman alive in Indonesia on Saturday. (

A three-year-old girl in Missouri wandered into a cornfield at night and remained there for 12 hours but is safe and sound because her dog stayed with her the entire time.

Last week a North Carolina school receptionist stunned students on the last day of school when she belted out the Etta James classic “At Last” over the PA system. Regina Ballard, the songstress, posted the video on Facebook, and the clip went viral. She wrote in her post: “I love my job, y’all, but I look forward to summers when I can spend time with my grands & family, sooo… here it is… At Last!!!”

A survey reveals the obvious: we use our office printers for personal use. The survey found 60% of us use the workplace printer to print personal emails, color photos, news articles, purchase confirmations, maps, and even resum├ęs.

A man in England died of self-inflicted stab wounds while trying to demonstrate a supposedly “stab-proof” vest he was wearing.
If you think having your brain firing on all cylinders for 16- to 18-hours a day is a good thing, researchers say you’re wrong. Getting enough sleep and taking regular breaks from working your brain are important. A researcher at the University of Rochester (Maiken Nedergaard) wants to remind us that we “sleep to clean our brains.” The researchers found that during sleep the space between brain cells increased by 60% in mice. This allowed the cerebrospinal fluid in the animals’ brains to flow ten times faster than when awake.

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Turdiform (TUR-di-form)
-Like a thrush (any of the songbirds of the family Turdidae).

From Latin turdus (thrush) + English -iform.

Used in a sentence:
“The befeathered dress bestowed an uncannily turdiform aspect upon the parvenu songstress.” 

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The Knoxville City Council unanimously approved a measure to allow goat grazing on private property. Currently, a city ordinance doesn't allow livestock, like goats, on private property to curb brush and evasive plants like kudzu. However, it has been allowed on city property. We've seen goats clear up public parks, like Fort Dickerson and Ijams Nature Center. Now private property owners can apply for a permit to get goats, which can be beneficial to the environment. "Goats are very environmentally responsible, people think they're cute, people like them and they're effective in what they," said David Brace, Knoxville's deputy mayor. "They love to eat privet, kudzu, poison ivy." The ordinance change must be approved on a second reading, scheduled for June 19.

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Henry George Weaver, who was arrested in Pennsylvania for defecating on another man during a road rage incident. Police in New Tripoli say Weaver was driving to a doctor’s appointment when a man cut in front of him at which point they got out of their cars and began arguing. Weaver says the argument upset his irritable bowel syndrome and he had no choice but to go then and there so he attempted to go on the other man. The driver got back in his vehicle and drove off but Weaver received a court citation when police arrived.

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A Florida grandmother was arrested for stealing her granddaughter's 
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A Florida man was arrested after he allegedly paid for one donut but stole two others at a St. Augustine Walmart. 52-year-old Peter Paul Vigue was charged with a first-degree misdemeanor for trespassing and a second-degree misdemeanor for petit theft. Deputies with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart for a shoplifting call. Investigators learned that employees observed Vigue take three donuts and pay for only one of them. He took the items, passed all points of sale, and was stopped by Walmart Loss Prevention. Walmart claims they suffered a financial loss of $1.16, according to the arrest affidavit. The suspect was also trespassing on the property following an incident that occurred on November 23rd.
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A shoplifter in Toronto was caught stealing clothes at Walmart. But
when Constable Niran Jeyanesan arrived to arrest him, he was moved by the 18-year-old’s story and decided not to press charges and buy him the clothes instead. The teen’s story: he was stealing a dress shirt, tie and socks for a job interview. Constable Jeyanesan learned days later that the teen got the job.