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Monday, March 21, 2005

Monday musings...

Every day in every way things are getting better and better in the developing world, and there are a lot of ways that matter besides income, say the folks at the World Bank.


A famous former gunfighter takes on a future famous Supreme Court justice. Who wins? When it was Bat Masterson versus Benjamin Cardozo [.pdf] , the western legend turned New York sportswriter did.


Romance management tip #1: If you get in a legal dispute with your mistress do not continue the affair...
A French woman fatally shot investment banking mogul Edouard Stern "in the course of sexual relations," Swiss authorities charged yesterday ... Stern and the suspect had a relationship for many years, authorities said and a Geneva newspaper said the woman was involved in a lawsuit with him. [NYP]
... and if you do continue the affair, keep the bondage stuff in the closet...
[the] Swiss banker [was] found trussed up in a latex body-suit and suspended from a meat hook. Edouard Stern died with two bullets to the head and two in his genitals at his 3 million Geneva home ... [Sun]

Romance management tip #2: How best to put this? Some men should be happy with what they've got ... or, there's no need to share everything with the wife ... or, if you ever find yourself with two, resist the urge to show them both off and go "Hey, Honey, choose!" ... or, aw, draw your own lesson.