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Raistlin last won the day on December 19 2016

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  2. It probably a dirty switch, mine did that so I gave them a liberal spraying of WD40 and all was good.
  3. The lorry used in the Berlin massacre was found with the driver dead at the wheel, after it had demolished a cake stand. It was probably Stollen.
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  6. I've just noticed the Mrs is wearing her sexy underwear. This can only mean one thing... She's behind with the washing.
  7. Newton's third law of Emotion: For every male action, there is a female overreaction.
  8. 1753 George Washington, the adjutant of Virginia, delivers an ultimatum to the French forces at Fort Le Boeuf, south of Lake Erie, reiterating Britain's claim to the entire Ohio River valley. 1770 The British soldiers responsible for the "Boston Massacre" are acquitted on murder charges. 1862 The Union loses its first ship to a torpedo, USS Cairo, in the Yazoo River. 1863 Orders are given in Richmond, Virginia, that no more supplies from the Union should be received by Federal prisoners. 1901 Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi receives the first transatlantic radio transmission in St. John's Newfoundland. 1927 Communists forces seize Canton, China. 1930 The Spanish Civil War begins as rebels take a border town. 1930 The last Allied troops withdraw from the Saar region in Germany. 1931 Under pressure from the Communists in Canton, Chiang Kai-shek resigns as president of the Nanking Government but remains the head of the Nationalist government that holds nominal rule over most of China. 1943 The German Army launches Operation Winter Tempest, the relief of the Sixth Army trapped in Stalingrad. 1943 The exiled Czech government signs a treaty with the Soviet Union for postwar cooperation. 1956 The United Nations calls for immediate Soviet withdrawal from Hungary. 1964 Kenya becomes a republic. 1964 Three Buddhist leaders begin a hunger strike to protest the government in Saigon. 1967 The United States ends the airlift of 6,500 men in Vietnam. 1979 South Korean Army Major General Chun Doo-hwan, acting without authorization from President Choi Kyu-ha, orders the arrest of Army Chief of Staff General Jeong Seung-hwa, alleging that the chief of staff was involved in the assassination of ex-President Park Chung Hee. 1985 Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashes after takeoff at Gander, Newfoundland; among the 256 dead are 236 members of the US Army's 101st Airborne Division. 1991 The Russian Federation becomes independent from the USSR. 1995 Willie Brown beats incumbent mayor Frank Jordon to become the first African-American mayor of San Francisco. 2000 The US Supreme Court announces its decision in Bush v. Gore, effectively ending legal changes to the results of that year's Presidential election.
  9. "Do you remember that row twenty years ago when we sat down and wrote down each others faults?" I said to my wife. "Oh God yes, I still have mine somewhere, " she said with a giggle. "I've finished, " I replied.
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