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That sharp stabbing pain could be the poignancy of the whole affair.

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"A teenage girl is suing a tattoo artist for £8,500 after she allegedly asked him for three stars on her face..."

Sadly, she got a three of stars on her face.

She claims she fell asleep while he was doing his work… and awoke to ‘this nightmare’.

I have three tattoos.  I don’t know anyone who falls asleep during tats, sorry – at least not right below the eye like that and certainly not on the nose.

As co-worker Capricious Half-Breed remarked:   “And this year’s winner of the coveted ‘Dr. House Bedside Manner Award’ goes to…”

Jules Clocher, a Belgian psychologist, said: ‘The trauma this girl must be feeling is indescribable.  She feels like a circus freak – and no wonder, because she looks like one.’

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More stabbing pain stuff.  Britain’s new stab-proof knife.

It can never be a totally safe knife, but the idea is you can’t inflict a fatal wound,” [John Cornock] said. “Nobody could just grab one out of the kitchen drawer and kill someone.”

Stab-Proof Knife

You.   Must.   Be.   Joking.   If it has a sharp edge on it, it is deadly.

What next?  Writing utensils for Britons like the one below?

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Never before have I seen such transparency.  Obama’s ability to stand by what he promises is breathtaking.

In a move that puts a cloud over transparency, White House officials are blocking access to the lists of the names of visitors to the White House.

The practice, carried over from the Bush administration, argues the public does not need to know who comes calling at the Executive Mansion, even for policy purposes.

Added in with the takeover of US businesses, the dictates on pay, the attack on free speech on the airwaves… the use of ABC News to do a personal infomercial controlled by Obama and his Administration (read: The State).   Awful close to Nazi days – get them browncoats a-movin’ and make sure you take away people’s guns while you’re at it, Big-O.

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