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The Gecko : 06 May, 2005


new border committee to be headed by HM King Father Norodom Sihanouk is drawing attention

from multiple quarters, including that concerned with how to pronounce acronyms.

After careful deliberations, it has been determined that the Supreme National Council

of Border Affairs (SNCBA) may end up being referred to as "Snack Bar".

** The word that Cambodia is a prime tourist destination has reached the ends of

the earth -- literally! Just last week, the Kingdom received what is most likely

its first visitors from Antarctica.

Jay and Emily, currently working at the research station on McMurdo Sound, were spotted

along the riverfront sweating profusely and panting like polar bears stuck in the

Sahara Desert. They said Cambodia was "hot".

Antarctica is a really interesting place, according to the couple, but for people

with post-nasal drip it can be difficult. "Like trying to swallow nails,"

said Jay.

Those who want to know what happens to people who live in Antarctica too long can

check out

** Going to court can be fun. Some exchanges from inside American courtrooms:

Q: All your responses must be oral, OK?

A: OK.

Q: What school did you go to?

A: Oral.

Q: Sir, what is your IQ?
A: Well, I can see pretty well, I think.

Q: She had three children, right?
A: Yes.

Q: How many were boys?

A: None.

Q: Were there any girls?

Q: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition that I sent to your

A: No, this is how I dress when I go to work.

Q: How old is your son, the one living with you?
A: Thirty-eight or thirty-five, I can't remember which.

Q: How long has he lived with you?

A: Forty-five years.

Q: Now doctor, isn't it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn't know

about it until the next morning?

Q: Trooper, when you stopped the defendant, were your red and blue lights flashing?
A: Yes.

Q: Did the defendant say anything when she got out of the car?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: What did she say?

A: What disco am I at?



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