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Presque vu LXII

Romanian villagers have voted to re-elect a dead man as their mayor, to prevent his living rival winning. “I know he died, but I don’t want change,” one villager told Romanian TV.

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BBC Scotland have a video of a French announcer at Edinburgh’s Haymarket Station who is proving to be a hit with female commuters.

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Without Chuck Berry we wouldn’t even be here. Laura Barton on The Guardian’s Music blog asks, “Who is the world’s greatest lyricist?” But you have to spend time with the comments to get right down to it.

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Lhasa locked down for procession of the Olympic torch. A one-minute video from Tibet, lest we forget . . .

One Response to “Presque vu LXII”

  1. Dave says:

    Tibet and the Olympics?

    Here you can get started helping:

    http://www.candle4tibet.org
    http://www.9fingersfortibet.com
    http://www.racefortibet.org

    Spread the word!