Archives from July, 2010




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Jul 10

Today in Hystery August 1st

“On this day in 1969, the largest hailstones ever recorded, 2 ¾ inches in diameter, fell on Ottawa. The Conservative opposition in Parliament urged Pierre Trudeau to take a walk in the hail.”



30
Jul 10

Today in Hystery July 31st

“On this day in 1741, the explorer Vitus Bering, who was working for the Russians, landed in what is now Alaska. I don’t know if he stuck his flag anywhere, but he looked through his telescope and yelled,”Sarah Palin! I can see her house from here!”



30
Jul 10

PODCAST FOR JULY 30th

These are the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, which means nothing is going on.  So, Bob and Linda bring you their new summer feature Right Where You Live, which spotlights the home towns of DXR listeners.



29
Jul 10

Today in Hystery July 30th

“On this day in 1974, the Quebec National Assembly passed Bill 22, making French the official language of Quebec. Thank goodness they did, too, otherwise, today, you’d have people in Montreal leaving work on Fridays saying, “Okay, bon weekend!”