Filed by Nikole Dugger
It’s finally Friday! Instead of merely waiting for the Possum to call you home, try Googling the words “miserable failure,” playing Taylor Hicks Pac-Man or testing your headline retention with the weekly world news quiz. (I only got four correct).
Did the mood feel lighter during your morning commute? Was there an extra box of bagels in the break room? Thank your local senator. America’s having an official national language changes everything. Never underestimate the spirit of national unity.
Perhaps it will soon be chic to promote the learning of additional languages, seeing as how the British press recently ventured to Middle America and found it a tad fractured.
The Dixie Chicks appear to be back after a self-imposed exile to Texas to procreate and watch events unfold. The trio’s return effort drops Tuesday, and the international tour, which includes Atlanta (Oct. 17) and Knoxville (Oct. 20), starts next month. In the interim, the group’s site offers the first single for your listening/viewing pleasure.
Nothing this exciting has transpired since it was announced that Bocephus’ Riverbend appearance coincides with the most anti-climatic anniversary of my birth.
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