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How to clean an oil-slicked penguin
Oct 12 via twitterfeedFavoriteRetweetReply

As with the cleaning of most oil-slicked things, the key is blotting up the liquid. Otherwise you're just spreading the oil around.

Before making fun, consider this: the puppy speaks Italian.

Iran announces it launched monkey into space aboard Kavoshgar-5 rocket -- but doesn't say why

Oct 12 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

Nothing to see here, just a monkey on a rocket. Go about your business.

DR. DOOM, NO BOOM: Roubini Firm For Sale...

Oct 12 via DrudgeFavoriteRetweetReply

The best Drudge rhyme of the day, but we'd wait until a deal is reached before saying there was no boom in doom.

There was a time when it was possible to place out of Hova 101 with a four or better on the A.P. Jay-Z Theory exam, but more and more colleges are making it mandatory.

Alert your copyeditors: it's "protester," not "protestor" Oct 12 17:16:40 via Sprout Social

We'll admit to still being confused about whether it's 'commenters' or 'commentors.' (We're not talking about commentators. That's a completely different thing.)

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