Humor

Library Jeopardy

Rob Lenholt writes \"This came through one of my listservs. It\'s
pretty cool.

Library science jeopardy! \"

Just like the popular television version, the primary rule remains to provide your answer in the form of a question. There are six categories to select from, each containing five answers in ascending order of difficulty.

Books, pornography to be burned

Brian writes \"As Mir blazes through the atmosphere this week, Shannon Lucid\'s 100-volume library-in-space will go up in flames. She calls it \"the ultimate book burning.\" Looks like a pornographic drawing will become ash, too.
Story From yahoo! \"


I\'m just hoping for a free Taco!

Speling Eerorr

The web is full of spelling errors, and now there is a site that catches them. Human Spell Check is watching, so you better check, double check, and triple check your spelling.

Meet your honey at the library

Just in time for Valentines Day, A survey was conducted to rate the importance of different character traits in a potential mate. The answers seem to point at meeting the right guy at the library (that\'s apparently where the smart guys hang out) and the right girl at the gym! \"Women who are looking for long-term relationships place
an extremely high premium on intelligence,\" says Luci Richards, a long time
counselor at The Allied Network. The dating service has interviewed over 8,000
women over the last ten years. As for the men surveyed - attractiveness and
being physical fit were ranked highest.\"

Seven dumb things you can ask Jeeves

Here\'s A Good One from Traffick on some simple questions Jeeves can\'t answer.


Why can\'t I tie my shoe? What time is it here?

I just noticed they changed the answer to the Are You Gay? question.

Google bug or feature?

Brian writes \"If you\'re looking for George W. Bush merchandise, there\'s an easy -- and, for half the country, intuitive -- way to find some on Google. Wired News has the
Story \"
Here\'s the explanation, and if you want to try the search yourself, Try This.

Wine Library

Finally, A library you can drink!
The University of British Columbia is setting up a wine library, the wine industry is providing about $335,000 for the 1,264-square-foot Wine Research Library, and will have a capacity of 22,000 Canadian bottles, plus 8,000 bottles from other countries.Imagine the resume you\'ll need to be a librarian here.....
DJC.com has the Full Story

A look at the first lady

Bob Cox suggested An Interesting \"Interview\" with Laura Bush, from BettyBowers.com, that site that brought us Successfully getting Restraining Orders Against Intrusive Guardian Angels .

\"Mrs. Bush speaks to a group of Dallas housewives about how scrimping on plastic surgery can cause you to end up looking like a member of the Gang of Four.\"

Am I going to need to add a \"Laura Bush\" topic on LISNews?

Monday Humor

I saw this library joke and thought you guys would like it:
One morning a chap went up to the counter in the library and asked the
librarian, \"Have you got any books about committing suicide?\"
The librarian said, \"Yes. Take a look over there, somewhere on the middle
shelf.\"
The chap came back a few moments later and said, \"I can\'t find any at all.\"
The librarian replied, \"Yes, it\'s awful. The swines never bring \'em back!\"

Mixed marriage

Brian from librarism.com writes \"

Chicago Tribune writer Julia Keller Talks about the mixed marriage of Laura and Dubya Bush: She\'s a reader, he ain\'t. \"

George W. Bush pointed out that he and William F. Buckley Jr. both attended Yale. \"He wrote a book there,\" Bush said. \"I read one.\"

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