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Really Short Books

1) A Guide to Arab Democracies 2) A Journey through the Mind of Dennis Rodman 3) Amelia Earhart’s Guide to the Pacific Ocean 4) Career Opportunities for History Majors 5) Contraception by Pope John Paul II 6) Detroit – A Travel Guide (with a forward by H. Mainhardt) 7) Different Ways to Spell “BOB” 8) …

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Ask the Park Ranger

Questions that people actually asked of Park Rangers around the USA.   Grand Canyon National Park ————————————- Was this man-made? Do you light it up at night? I bought tickets for the elevator to the bottom-where is it? Is the mule train air conditioned? So where are the faces of the presidents?   Everglades National …

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Continuous Improvement

Grandpa and grand daughter were sitting talking when she asked, “Did God make you, Grandpa?” “Yes, God made me,” the grandfather answered. A few minutes later, the little girl asked him, “Did God make me too?” “Yes, He did,” the older man answered. For a few minutes, the little girl seemed to be studying her …

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Big Chief Forget-me Not

An Australian travel writer touring Canada was checking out of the Spokane Hilton, and as he paid his bill said to the manager, asked, “By the way, what’s with the Indian chief sitting in the lobby? He’s been there ever since I arrived.” “Oh that’s ‘Big Chief Forget-me Not’,” said the manager. “The hotel is …

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The Beginner

A retiree was given a set of golf clubs by his co-workers. Thinking he’d try the game, he asked the local pro for lessons, explaining that he knew nothing whatever of the game. The pro showed him the stance and swing, then said, “Just hit the ball toward the flag on the first green.” The …

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