THIS WEEK'S DEAR JOHN LETTER!
The landlady in my apartment complex is a sweet 70- something woman who treats me like her son. She's always trying to set me up with a woman and always tells me about single women that move into the apartment complex. Last year, I told her to back off a bit and told her it's not a good idea to play matchmaker in the building because she could end up putting people in a bad situation. She said I was the only person she did it with but agreed. Until a few weeks ago when she said "You're getting a new neighbor and I'm not going to mention that she's very pretty and single." I blew it off until I saw the woman yesterday. She's amazing. She said hi and said, "Hey. You must be the single guy the landlady is trying to set me up with". I want to be annoyed that the landlady did this, but maybe this time she got it right. But here's the thing. This new girl lives next door to me. What if we click and start seeing each other and then it doesn't work out? There are too many things that could go wrong. What do I do? I think I need to move out, then start dating her.
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Got plans to see live music at all this weekend? Well, if you’re planning to bring along earplugs, you’d be in the minority. New research says that half of all concert and club goers experience ringing in their ears, but only one in 10 regularly wear earplugs at gigs, festivals and nightclubs. According to the World Health Organization, that means that one in two young people are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss – including tinnitus and deafness. The research also found that fewer than 50% of music fans even know what tinnitus is – an irreversible condition in which a person hears noises such as ringing, clicking or buzzing inside their ear. It is often caused by overexposure to loud noise.
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Selena Gomez is expressing her gratitude after becoming the first woman on Instagram to surpass 400 million followers. The “Only Murders in the Building” star took to the social media platform, and captioned a photo gallery of herself posing with fans with the words: “Wishing I could hug all 400 million of you.” As of Sunday morning, the actress and singer had 401 million Instagram followers. Last month, she surpassed Kylie Jenner as the most-followed woman on the site.
Taron Egerton doesn’t think he’s the “right choice” to play James Bond. The “Kingsman” star addressed rumors of him playing the next ‘007’ in an interview with The Telegraph, explaining why he feels he’s not the right person for the role. Quote: “You have to be consistently statuesque to be that guy…I’ve always struggled with my weight.” Although he went on to admit that being Bond might be “really fun”, he clarified: “It’s sort of irrelevant how I feel about it, anyway, because I can tell you there have been zero phone calls.”
Julianne Hough is joining “Dancing with the Stars” as a co-host and Alfonso Ribeiro has been upped to emcee of the franchise for its 32nd season. Hough will assume Ribeiro’s previous role on DWTS, which is to interview the dancers after their performances in the Sky Box. Tyra Banks announced it was “time” for her to step down as host last week. Pro dancer Hough is a two-time “DWTS” champion, and has expanded her career to become a recording artist and actress, starring in films such as “Safe Haven” and “Footloose”.
Jon Bernthal is returning to his most punishing role. He’ll reprise ‘Frank Castle’, aka antihero ‘The Punisher’, in Marvel Studios’ “Daredevil: Born Again” for Disney+. Bernthal joins Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio in the series, which begins shooting in New York this month. In a departure from other Marvel series, which come in at 6 or 9 episodes per season, Born Again is planned as an 18-episode epic.
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21% of flight attendants say they’ve had sexual relations with a colleague during a flight, says a report.
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FUNNY SAYINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD:
☞ “To live in the butt of the wolf” — From the Italian, it means to live very far away.
☞ “I’m not hanging noodles on your ears” — The Russian version of “I’m not pulling your leg.” (A Russian politician has just been fined for posting video of himself with wet noodles dangling from his ears while watching a Putin speech…)
☞ “To throw a chicken at oneself” — In Chile, this phrase means “to run away.”
☞ “To make kittens” – It might sound romantic, but in Italian it is used to describe vomiting.
☞ “To look like the Mona Lisa after a spanking” — This cheeky Czech idiom simply means someone is badly dressed.
☞ “Wiggle your bucket” — In Mexico, when someone wants to “wiggle their bucket” with you, they just want to dance.
☞ “Cleaner than a frog’s armpit” — The Spanish tend to be obscure with their idioms, and this one means to be completely broke.
☞ To buy oneself a monkey” — In German it means to get drunk. (Maybe someone once bought a monkey while under the influence?)
☞ “To bang your butt on the ground” – A French idiom is similar to our
acronym ROFL (“rolling on the floor laughing”).
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