MASTERS AND STARBUCKS -- Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz requested that all employees in the Washington D.C. area stores print, while checking the customer's order box on each cup, the words "Come together." The American Institute of Family Planning immediately issued a press release asking what qualifications Mr. Schultz has to give sexual advice.
COLD DEAD HANDS -- L.A.'s Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa hosted a firearms buyback auction that paid gift premiums for groceries -- $100 for handguns and shotguns and $200 for assault weapons. That's the good news. The bad news is he plans to have them melted down into a statue of Charlton Heston.
FIREMEN -- National Sleep Day on January 2, California sheet-maker Anna's Linens surveyed 3700 customers and determined that 74% sleep in pajamas while only 8% sleep with nothing on at all. Of those men who sleep naked, 34% hang their clothes on a nearby chair for quick retrieval in the event her husband comes home early.
OFF THE ROAD AGAIN -- According to the "Safe Driving for Older Adults" booklet issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation, signs that it may be time for elderly drivers to hand over the keys are decreased vision, hearing loss, slower reaction time and reduced strength, coordination and flexibility. In other words, when you've turned into Willie Nelson.
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