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“…Miss Maudie perfectly describes the nature of her life-long friend, Atticus, who is a lawyer. Maudie tells his children, `I simply wanted to tell you that there are some men in this world who were born to do our unpleasant jobs for us. Your father’s one of them.'”

November 29, 2018

https://rfornelli.wordpress.com/2015/02/28/the-unpleasant-job-of-being-atticus-finch/

“31 of the Funniest Comebacks in History”

November 26, 2018

https://rewind.topix.net/slideshow/20423

“[Many] Chinese cities [identify jaywalkers by means of AI] and [shame them] by displaying their photographs on large public screens…”

November 26, 2018

https://www.scmp.com/tech/innovation/article/2174564/facial-recognition-catches-chinas-air-con-queen-dong-mingzhu

“[The] share of Americans who never go to church has risen from 10% to 27% since 2000.”

November 26, 2018

https://www.economist.com/united-states/2018/11/24/what-explains-americas-mysterious-baby-bust

“Let’s trim our hair in accordance with the socialist lifestyle”

November 19, 2018

Today a friend mentioned that the army has “communist hair policies,” one thing led to another, and I stumbled upon this.

Let’s trim our hair in accordance with the socialist lifestyle[1] (alternatively translated as Let us trim our hair in accordance with Socialist lifestyle)[2] is a television program that was part of a North Korean governmentpropaganda campaign promulgating grooming and dress standards in 2004–2005.[2]” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let%27s_trim_our_hair_in_accordance_with_the_socialist_lifestyle)