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Old 02-26-2016, 07:34 PM
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From a few weeks back.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/17/fa...mall-talk.html
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There's a whole thread on that one.
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Old 02-27-2016, 09:25 PM
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There's a whole thread on that one.
Thanks, I just found that one.
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spelling bee winning word

http://m.newsok.com/article/5481742

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NORMAN — The winning word was “actuary,” but it's not statistics that Heritage Hall seventh-grader Jasmyne Le has been poring over the past several months.
It's words, and a lot of them.

“It was a lot of work. I'm glad it's over,” Le said after out-spelling 40 other students to win the Central Oklahoma Spelling Bee.

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"Actuary...act..u..a..ry.... Can you please use it in a sentence?"
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"Actuary...act..u..a..ry.... Can you please use it in a sentence?"
"Warren R. Schmidt is what happens when actuaries retire."

Kid: "Can you provide the definition?"

Announcer: "....Someone that can tell you when you will die...."

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James Taranto at Best of the Web, in a recurring feature, "Bottom Stories of the Day"
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-inte...ent-1456856690
(Note: they recently beefed up the paywall; you used to be able to get past it by using Google News; now at least for me you can still do that successfully on IE but not Chrome.)
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Jeez, my eyes glided right over that.
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http://www.cia-ica.ca/healthcare

Imagine my surprise when this commercial popped up on CBC Newsworld!!
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The animated movie Zootopia has an actuarial reference! It's nonsensical, but we'll take it.
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