July 2007 Archives

Harry Potter and the Deathly Lawyers

From:       The Improper Use of Celebration Office
                The Ministry of Magic

Dear Independent Bookseller:
We have received intelligence that at twenty-six minutes past eleven o'clock on the evening of July twentieth, you are planning an improper moment of enthusiasm as part of your event for the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." Your plan to have a nearby coffee shop sell butterbeer for profit at that moment is a serious breach of the Decree to Prevent Unauthorized Profits by Unsanctioned Entities.
Over the weekend, a new seven wonders of the world were named, based on the results of an Internet poll, because, as we all know, there is no better way to decide something important than with an online poll. (Click here if you agree!) New 7 Wonders, a Swiss non-profit organization, chose the new wonders, based on the results of over 100 million cell phone and Internet votes. In no particular order, here's what they came up with:


Boston Sports Review: Betting on the Sox

Those who bought a couch from Jordan's Furniture back in April are probably feeling quite comfortable as they watch the Red Sox from that new couch. As most people probably know by now, Jordan's offered a full refund on any couch, dining table, or bed bought before April 16th, if the Red Sox win the World Series. Sure, anything could happen the rest of the season, but the start to this year must at least make them feel pretty good.
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