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The Straight Dope

DUCK! In regard to your column about the lack of danger from falling bullets [May 5], I enclose a recent article from the Los Angeles Times about the problem of falling bullets in LA around New Year’s and the Fourth of July. The article says there are numerous fatalities from such bullets. –Gordon Brooks, Los […]

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Who Is Peter Margasak?

Re: Schwa Review [Spot Check] 8-4-95 Not knowing who Peter Margasak’s supposed to be, my only regret is not having his obviously brilliant ear for voices. It’s just too bad that when listening to Schwa, he couldn’t hear Beverly over the sound of his ass slamming shut. I would highly recommend to him the use […]

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The City File

“Our broccoli will not look like the widgety California broccoli ’til cooler fall weather arrives,” Kimberely Rector advises Chicago subscribers to the Angelic Organics community-supported farm in Boone County, in Farm News (August 5). “Unless you have gardened yourself, unless you have become used to the vagaries of weather, become used to the variations in […]