Week of September 29

No spoon-dancing, no hip-grinding against another student, no kissing, no hands below the waist, no conga-line dancing, no circle-dancing, no riding on another's back, no throwing someone in the air, no being passed bodily around by a group, no head-banging, no slamming or shoulder-bumping another student, no slam-dancing and no jumping around on top of others. If you want to jump, you must jump straight up and down.

From a list of rules given to students at Maclay Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida


Week of September 22

The Saskatchewan government only managed to sell 46 of about 1,000 wooden penises, intended to be used to demonstrate proper condom use, purchased by the Ministry of Education for a high-school course that was later cancelled. Tory education critic Ben Heppner suggested donating them to "the provincial parks for firewood so the campers could have a big weenie roast".

As noted in The Georia Straight


Week of September 15

I don't know who came up with this idea to let everyone fly their flag. This is America. This isn't everyplace else.

Frank Bohlinger, a 73-year-old Second World War veteran who demanded that his neighbours at a Clearwater, Florida, trailer park take down their Canadian flag.


Week of September 8

I think the three Beatles should now make a record with the lead singer of Oasis and call it Beatles and Butt-head.

Music writer Vic Garbarini, on Liam Gallagher


Week of September 1

I'm not like John Lennon, who thought he was the great Almighty. I just think I'm John Lennon.

Noel Gallagher, songwriter & guitarist for Oasis


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