• As a kitten, even though she had exceptional night vision, Lola's mother said that if she went outside at night she could be eaten by owls.  Now, at 13 lbs, with owls less than half that, Lola wondered if she should turn the tables.  "What did owl taste like?" she wondered . . .

Eaten by Owls

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  • Ranjit, whose day job was maintenance at the Capitol building in Washington, was asked if his hobby of handling cobras was dangerous. He said, "Not any more than being around politicians and lobbyists every day . . ."

Snake Charmer

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Wrong Turn

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  • Andrea thought that even though her feet were orange and red--not yellow like the other girls--she was a pretty girl.  The boys didn't seem to notice her feet . . .

Pretty Girl

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  • When Mrs. Bondurant, the civics teacher, asked each of the freshman students what part in government they would like to be, Henry quickly said, "Speaker of the House." He  had every hope that he'd be able to tame those pesky feathers on top of his head--after all, in politics, looking the part was as important as substance.

Speaker of the House

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Tejas Beauty Contest

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