SLABBED (sorta) Daily – July 21, 2009

Another collection of “news you can use” with the first two items courtesy of observant SLABBED readers:

  • First up, Fish wash up in Gulfport from Monday’s Sun Herald that came with this note – “Maybe some fish got killed, but it’s nothing compared to what the English language suffered” – and this quote“We responded to a fish kill across from the Marriott in Gulfport of pogeys,” said Robbie Wilbur, DEQ communications director.
  • Next.  In the continuing saga of the “sticky note”, the grapevine reported a motion filed by State Farm in the case known as Scruggs I.  Apparently, the “good neighbor” has decided the report might have been among the files removed in the raid of Dick Scruggs’ law office and asked the government to join in the Company’s “search”!
Might it be time for someone to get their prescription refilled? Just saying, this obsession with the “sticky note” is a treatable disorder.  However, even assuming it can be found, the issue before the court is not what happened to the “sticky note” but  what State Farm did with policyholder flood claims.

This was the banner headline in the local Richmond / Rosenberg daily newspaper in the Sunday edition.

He did not know his wife was a man

Now, this story doesn’t take place in Richmond / Rosenberg or even Fort Bend County, but some news days are oh so slow and God knows that people are going to read this story to find out how you could NOT know you were a man married to a man.  Those things, even in Texas, generally don’t happen accidentally. Continue reading “SLABBED (sorta) Daily – July 21, 2009”