New Rules

Spring Cleaning Complication

Last Year’s Leaves If you live in Minneapolis (I do), have a big yard (I do), and raked a fair amount of leaves last November after the last city pickup (I did), you may be facing the same problem I am:  Minneapolis announced over the winter that all yard waste must be disposed of in biodegradable...
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"New Rules": Sales Ads

Holiday “Sales” That Aren’t Comedian and talk show host Bill Maher has a segment called “New Rules” where he rails at hypocrisy and stupidity — especially when practiced by large organizations. Maher’s “New Rules” substitutes his own, more sensible standard. In that spirit, I’ve got a “New Rule” for stores that advertise sales, holiday or...
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