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Look at the scythe of that knife!

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Honey, I’m goin’ shoppin’ downtown. You want anything?

I sure do, Earl. We need skim milk, tuna fish, Hostess Ding Dongs, and darn, there was something else…

Oh yeah, daggers! We’ve got some birthdays coming up and daggers make great gifts.

Sure thing, sweetie. Who has the best daggers? Mac the Knife?

Are you nuts? That highway robber? No, I go to Blades R Us, over on 28th Street! That guy chews a lot of qat, so he’ll take whatever you offer him.

Okie dokie, honey!

Oh and Earl, can you pick up a big machete for my hairdresser?

No, I can’t carry that much, sweetie, I was gonna walk on my hands.

Ah, that sounds about right, Earl. It’s a real nice day for it, too.

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Top: A vendor sells daggers on a street in the old city of Sanaa July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Get out your daggers, kids!

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Okay staff, we’ve been hired by the anti-government faction over in Yemen to get some publicity for their cause.

It seems that what with Bahrain and Egypt and Libya and all, nobody is even paying attention to the poor protesters in Yemen.

Stilettos making a comeback?

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I just can’t make up stuff like this. I sure wish I could, but I can’t.

switchblade book 320Maine lawmakers have approved legalizing switchblades for people with one arm.

Our story says this will keep one-armed people from having to open folding knives with their teeth in emergencies. Really.