Sunday, January 08, 2006

if you don't like it, turn it off

A woman whose teenaged daughter was harassed at school blamed hip-hop music for the rude behavior of her harassers.

A local DJ told her, "If you don't like hip-hop music, don't listen to it."

How is turning off her radio going to prevent her daughter from being pestered by the students who do listen to it?

Saturday, January 07, 2006

credit score, or "character" score?

Having an overdue library book can affect your credit score. What does having a late library book have to do with the likeliness of your ability to pay your bills on time?

Friday, January 06, 2006

DNA testing

Q. Who would be interested in the results of DNA tests to determine if a convicted murderer were in fact innocent ten years after being executed by the state?

A. The family of the victims, because it means that the actual murderer is still at large.