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Modern Travel: To promote airline safety, a proposed FAA rule
would require that every suitcase checked on a US flight be
on the same plane as its owner. "That means that even though
you want to fly to Orlando at 9am, you may end up on the 10pm
plane to Boise." (Jerry Perisho)
Major airlines oppose the plan. "They are even against a less
stringent rule that would require luggage and owners to be in the
Send this story to a friend 1 The Stanford Law Review runs the following quote on their masthead:
"For every thousand people hacking at the leaves of evil there is
one chopping at the roots."
On their April Fools issue they ran the following:
"For every person hacking at the leaves of evil there
are a thousand smoking the stuff.
Send this story to a friend 2 This is pretty close to an actual sales call I received.
The sales person's name has been changed. The company name
has not. I think we'll stick with our current provider.
Bob: Hello, I'm Bob ______ from AT&T, and I'm calling to let
you know about the Internet services we offer. Do you have a
Me: I'm kind of busy right now, but if you could just email me
the information I'll call you back if I'm interested. My address is...
Bob: Could I have your fax number? We're behind a firewall, so our
email doesn't always get through.
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