Which Came First: The Family Name or the Family Business?

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Back when the British were first settling in North America, many people referred to each other by their first name followed by the name of their occupation.  So if John were a blacksmith, he may have been called John Smith and so on.  Many last names such as Carpenter, Taylor, Brewer and Mason came about … [ Read More ]

For the Love of Comma

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When I graduated from college, my first job was an intern for a law firm. [ Read More ]

Printer Broke

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Story of this photo: The Art department at school is in desperate need of a new printer ink cartridge. #PRINTERBROKE [ Read More ]

The Truth Hurts

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Children are the most honest human beings on earth. Although my grandma can challenge that statement. That’s another story. [ Read More ]

How Big is That Golf Ball?

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This photo was taken at a company outing. We tried playing golf with the largest golf ball ever! [ Read More ]

Strong Independent Woman [VIDEO]

Jolenta works with a lot of kids. She decides to take one little girl under her wing and teach her how to be a strong independent woman. Does she succeed?! [ Read More ]

The Humorous Butcher

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Beside the cash register at the butcher shop in a nearby mall: “Pleased to meet you, meat to please you.” [ Read More ]

Kissing The Door [PODCAST]

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Diane tells a funny true story about rushing to the showroom when she worked for a bedding company.  In her haste to push through the heavy wood doors to the showroom, she made quite the “impression”. [ Read More ]

Self Defense

A man is in court, accused of committing some minor crime. The issue could have been settled without going to trial, but the defendant insisted on having one. But best of all, he insists on acting as his own attorney. [ Read More ]

Faith Healing Children

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As a primary school teacher, I get to help the nurse deworm children who have parasites. I dispense the medicine in the classroom by getting the children to fall in line and dropping tablets one by one into their open mouths. [ Read More ]