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Wow, this is ridiculous

It's literally sickening to me to see PayPal order the destruction of a violin. Even if it's deemed "counterfeit", if it plays, it's worth something.

I hope PayPal pays the owner for this violin.

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From the Mailbag
From the Mailbag. Posted on January 3, 2012 by Helen Killer Filed in Mailbag. As you know, I have had my share of issues with Paypal recently, and while I appreciate the effort they made to do the rig…
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While in the store picking up another can of chopped canned clams to add to a recipe…

While in the store picking up another can of chopped canned clams to add to a recipe of clam chowder I made, a woman who didn't speak English stood next to me, looking at a can of octipus.

She asked me what it was – clams? shrimp? I responded, "No, that's octopus." She looked at me quizzically, so I said "8 tenticles" and moved my fingers around in the air, trying to mimic an octopus. (It's really hard to describe octopus!)

She responded by putting the can down and saying "My stomach… turns." and then walked away.

I'd make a terrible canned octopus saleswoman.

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