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Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on December 19, 2013

The following is an excerpt from’s “Best of the Web” written by the editor, James Taranto.

Question and Answer–I

  • “Who Goes to Work to Have Fun?”–headline, New York Times, Dec. 12
  • “Sabres Get Back to Work, Back to Fun”–headline, WGRZ-TV website (Buffalo, N.Y.), Nov. 18

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  • “Don’t Flush Shoes Down Toilet, Tennessee Water Resources Head Advises Staff”–headline, (Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity), Dec. 11
  • “Beware Cheap Meat, Manuka Honey and Pomegranate Juice, Says Horsemeat Report”–headline, Times (London), Dec. 12

Bottom Story of the Day 
“Book that advises new wives ‘to be submissive’ proves surprise success in Spain but angers feminists”–subheadline, Daily Telegraph (London), Dec. 11

Translated From the Swiss 
“What Your Favorite Cheese Says About You”–headline, Huffington Post, Dec. 10

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