Great, just as I'm headed to a conference in Alberta, they find mad cow disease in...Alberta. And I had been so looking forward to the steaks.
Prince George's County's $1.8 million budget for 2004, scheduled to be adopted by the County Council tomorrow, could face deep cuts later this year -- perhaps as much as $20 million -- if Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. vetoes a package of corporate taxes passed by the General Assembly, county officials say.
--"Pr. George's Fears Veto Of Tax Bill By Ehrlich", The Washington Post, May 21, 2003, B05.
During the Warsaw Uprising in August 1944, more than 85% of Warsaw's historic centre was destroyed by Nazi troops. After the war, a five-year reconstruction campaign by its citizens resulted in today's meticulous restoration of the Old Town, with its churches, palaces and market-place. It is an outstanding example of a near-total reconstruction of a span of history covering the 13th to the 20th century.
In my early 20s, I could stay up all night w/ no consequence beyond sleepiness the next day. Now, as I near the end of my 20s, I find myself unable to cut into my 8 hours of sleep much w/o getting headaches and upset stomachs. Blech.
Vincent: And you know what they call a... a... a McChicken in Warsaw?
Jules: They don't call it a McChicken?
Vincent: They call it a "Cordon Bleu".