The departmental committee has met to decide on Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones tenure, and the news is not good...
In his nine years with the department, Dr. Jones has failed to complete even one uninterrupted semester of instruction. In fact, he hasn’t been in attendance for more than four consecutive weeks since he was hired. Departmental records indicate Dr. Jones has taken more sabbaticals, sick time, personal days, conference allotments, and temporary leaves than all the other members of the department combined.
The estate of the actor John Wayne, who was known as “The Duke,” has asked a California court to affirm that it can use the word “Duke” without causing confusion. Duke University, in North Carolina, has in recent years protested such usage, saying it suggests a link between the estate and the university that does not exist.
Detailing a decade-long battle over the “Duke” brand, the estate of actor John Wayne asked a California district court to declare that Duke University and The Duke’s estate both can use the word without confusion in the market. “Duke University seems to think it owns the word ‘Duke’ for all purposes,” wrote lawyers for John Wayne Enterprises in paperwork filed July 3.
I was out to eat awhile back with the co-manager of my daughter's U12 soccer team and our wives. We asked the waitress to take our picture so we could thank the parents who bought the gift card for us and let them know how much fun we had. The guy at the next table had some fun and photobombed us. So, assuming he would want as many people as possible to see how photogenic he is ...
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