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7/7 OT Thread


The "it sucks to be at work this early" edition.

If you're going to bring a bag full of money with you to Wal Mart, you should probably check the shopping cart for it before you leave.

James Spader is joining the cast of The Office. It looks like he's replacing Kathy Bates' character though, and not Steve Carrell.

And on this day in history...

 

1456

Twenty-five years after her execution, Pope Calixtus III annulled the heresy charges brought against Joan of Arc.

1846

Commodore John D. Sloat occupied Monterey and declared California annexed to the United States.

1898

The United States annexed Hawaii.

1946

Italian-born Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini was canonized, becoming the first American saint.

1981

President Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O'Connor for the Supreme Court.

2005

52 people were killed and hundreds injured in London when terrorists bombed subways and a bus.


Read more: This Day in History: July 7 — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/dayinhistory#ixzz1RPSVku4n
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I believe that 2005 incident is what spawned my favorite cover story of the the last decade.

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