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RECOGNIZE YOUR BLESSINGS One who bets on horses looks for any advantage he can find. So when Briscoe saw a priest bless a particular horse, he paid attention. When he saw that horse breeze across the finish line in first place, he thought he’d found an angle. Next race, he kept an eye on the …

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UMPIRES & CATCHERS Veteran American League baseball umpire Bill Guthrie was working behind the plate one afternoon, and the catcher for the visiting team was repeatedly protesting his calls. Guthrie endured this for a number of innings, and then called a halt. “Son,” he said softly, “you’ve been a big help to me in calling …

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ANATOMICAL VOWELS According to former line coach Pat Boland of the Iowa Hawkeyes, a football player taking an anatomy test wrote, “The anatomy is divided into three parts: the head, the chest and the abdomen. The head houses the brain and eyes; the chest houses the lungs, heart and liver; the abdomen houses the vowels …

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FOOTBALL LOGIC Barry Switzer, clearly upset about the Dallas Cowboy’s losing record, decides to find out from Steve Mariucci what his secret is. So, Switzer travels up to a 49’ers practice and asks Mariucci, “Coach, how is it that your team is so good? What’s your secret?” Mariucci responds by calling Steve Young over. “Steve, …

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Confession | Confessions | Golf | Humor | Profanity | Providence | Sin | Speech | StorySports | Stress

MISSED THE PUTT A man goes to the confessional. “Forgive me Father, for I have sinned.” “What is your sin, my son?” the priest asks back. “Well,” the man starts, “I used some horrible language this week and feel absolutely terrible.” “When did you use this awful language?” asks the priest. “Well, I was golfing …

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