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But wait, there's more.
There's just no polite way to say "Buy me things", is there?
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rant is where the heart is
entry for 2001-03-24 (07:25:00)
In which our plucky young hero sells out on their behalf.
So I'm looking for stuff about the weather, and I remember that many years ago, Radio Shack used to sell these little radios that were specifically designed to tune into continual weather information broadcasts.
I wonder if this is still around, and so I search for weather radio. Sure enough, it is still around.
Check out that endorsement, though. Mark Trail. Is that comic strip still in the papers? Was it ever actually in the papers to begin with? And more importantly, what other endorsements are waiting for us in the musty old genre of serial comic strips?
"Whether you're watching birds along the Appalachian Trail, or whitewatering down a Colorado river, or even visiting Alcatraz, America's parks and monuments have what you're looking for. Hello, I'm Mandrake the Magician, and this is your National Park Service! Visit us online at...."
"You may know me as Prince Valiant, but really, I'm an ordinary Joe just like you. And when the armor comes off, and the sword stained red with heretic Saracen blood gets put back in storage, I can't imagine anything I'd rather do than sit down with National Review, America's leading conservative opinion monthly. Order a one-year subscription now, and we'll throw in...."
I think this can't possibly miss. And if you're not convinced yet, I have just one thing to say:
"Ah, that fine lager taste! Hi, I'm Mary Worth for Sam Adams, America's favorite beer...."(Browse: previous or next. Notes: post or read.)
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