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"... These people that put their ads in the paper and a ... a telephone number that... never ... has a busy signal on ... all the time, they need to do somethin' about it because ... I tried to call and buy somethin' and you can't buy nuthin' if they don't answer the phone. Bye."
"Regarding the caller who was offended by X-mas. Please note that X is the first letter. The word eeietoe, which is Greek and the word for Christ. Those uninformed ... of the Greek origin of the x mistakenly interpret Christmas as an informal shortening of the word. But is actually X represents the Greek g, which is the first letter of the word Christ."
"I was wondering what the policy is about animals on the school campus. Such as a teacher or a nurse takin' her pet dog to school every day. ... What if a child is allergic to a dog or sh ... the dog has a disease and it gets contacted with the child? I think this is somethin' that really needs to be checked into."
"... In the paper, it said they whatn't scrapin' the roads because it was too wet. Well, what an excuse. Because they hadn't been scrapin' the roads when it's been dry. So there! Tell 'em to get their act together and scrape them roads! Thank you."
"Can somebody explain what is going on on Gentilly ... with all the tree removal and land clearing across from Howard Lumber? And where are the deer supposed to go when their habitat is destroyed?"
"It is immoral that Congress is requesting an average pay raise of 2 percent for all government employees when many Americans are without any job at all. There has been no inflation this year. Also, Social Security re ... recipients are not getting any raise in 2010."