What can you NOT do in a polling station

(Stolen quite blatantly from the BBC Website) Link Here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/election_2010/8661984.stm As millions of Britons converge on the local primary school or village hall to cast their votes, former polling clerk Tom de Castella explains what you can and can't do in a polling station. At 0700 BST on Thursday, schools and village halls across the …

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Election Day Playlist

  So what songs can we play today…? Thanks to YouTube, here they are: Arcadia – Election Day Alice Cooper – Elected Rage against the Machine – Killing in the name Mr Bean – Elected (1992) And then some other “suitable” songs for today…   Electioneering – Radiohead Coldplay – Politik Snap – The Power …

Election Quotes

An election is coming.  Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.  ~George Eliot, Felix Holt, Chapter 5 The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.  ~Clare Boothe Luce If the World Series runs until election day, the networks will run …

Laws of the US

Following on from the weird UK laws I posted a while back. These are real standing laws from around the United States of America. Alabama: 1.  It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle. California: 1.  Community leaders passed an ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone to try and …

Why Americans Should Never Be Allowed To Travel

The following are actual stories provided by travel agents: I had someone ask for an aisle seats so that his or her hair wouldn't get messed up by being near the window. A client called in inquiring about a package to Hawaii.  After going over all the cost info, she asked, "Would it be cheaper …

IQ Test

How's your aging intelligence? Take the following test presented here and determine if you are losing it or are still "with it." The spaces are so you don't see the answers until you have made your own....OK, relax, clear our mind and.... begin.     1. What do you put in a toaster?     …

Pub humour

A little boy about 12 years old walked down the street dragging a flattened frog on a string behind him. He came up to the doorstep of a house of ill repute and knocked on the door. When the Madam answered it,she saw the little boy and asked what he wanted. He said, "I want …