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Gabrielle Union has been very vocal recently about problems she faced while a judge on Americas Got Talent. She has been naming Jay Leno about a joke he made when he said some dogs look like something on the menu at a Korean restaurant.  She thought that was racially insensitive.  Leno since has said nothing but nice things, but word out of Hollywood is that Simon Cowell is the reason for her being booted from the show since he makes all the decisions. NBC claims to be investigating the big brew ha ha.



Looking for some weird wrapping paper for the holiday season? We told you about Dunkin Donuts scented paper, now Taco Bell has taco scented wrapping paper. It smells like a triple double crunch wrap and sells for four bucks on Amazon.


Finally, for those keeping track… Dictionary.com has announced that existential is this word of the year.  Relating to existence, existential has been used by politicians and even Forky in Toy Story 4. Do you feel smarter now?  


 



 

 

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THE TAKE A HINT GIFT… 12/10/19

THE TAKE A HINT GIFT… 12/10/19

A new survey by One Poll reveals that 20% of people are planning to give somebody a ‘take the hint’ holiday gift this year. TOP 10 MOST COMMON “HINT” GIFTS Deodorant/perfume 36% Cookbook 31% Self-help book 22% Exercise equipment 22% Cleaning supplies 21% Alarm clock 20% Toothbrush/toothpaste 20% Gym membership 18% Breath mints 18% Razor…

Now Trending! – 12/10/19

Now Trending! – 12/10/19

Sean Hunter played the husband in the infamous Peloton ad that was criticized for being sexist. He says he had no idea that the commercial would cause such a controversy. Sean, who is an elementary school teacher by day, said he was just an actor and can’t believe the backlash. He said Peleton should make…

Siri’s New Name for You… – 12/9/19

Siri’s New Name for You… – 12/9/19

If you have an iPhone, you already know all about Siri… Yes, Siri will call you by your name, but you can type in any “name” you want and Siri will say it back to you. It’s been all over Social Media, especially this past weekend, but people are now typing in long strings of…

The CURSE of CURSIVE! – 12/9/19

The CURSE of CURSIVE! – 12/9/19

In New Jersey, Assembly woman Angela McKnight has introduced a bill that would require elementary schools to teach kids how to read and write in the graceful, flowing loops that were taught to previous generations… CURSIVE! Ah yes, cursive handwriting.  It’s fallen out of favor in the digital age, even getting dropped from Common Core…