Sunday, November 12, 2006

Offbeat: Text and Stamp

Singaporean is the World's Fastest Text Messager - Reuters
So, you think you've got fast fingers, check this out. Typing a 160 character SMS message in under 42 second, Ang set the new Guinness World Record by typing: "The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human."

Absentee Florida Ballot Sent With Precious Stamp
- Reuters
So, Floridians are getting a bad rep. First, the hanging chads and now one of them sent in their absentee ballot with a set or rare stamps worth over $500,000. There are under 100 inverted biplane stamps ever known to exist and one gets nonchalantly mailed into the government. Ouch.

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