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Old 08-14-2008, 04:20 PM   #61
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:21 PM   #62
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:26 PM   #63
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:29 PM   #64
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i shall not ask .... what's happened ?
Nope, not to me. But you ask around long enough... especially in this particular year of plains flooding, and going back to Katrina... and you'll hear of plenty of people whose book collections ended up doing double-duty as flood-sponges, as well as being rendered untouchable afterward thanks to the toxic materials in that floodwater (refuse, feces, etc) that they soaked right up.
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:39 PM   #65
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:49 PM   #66
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Nope, not to me. But you ask around long enough... especially in this particular year of plains flooding, and going back to Katrina... and you'll hear of plenty of people whose book collections ended up doing double-duty as flood-sponges, as well as being rendered untouchable afterward thanks to the toxic materials in that floodwater (refuse, feces, etc) that they soaked right up.

Oh - that was an interesting tale Steve, thanks...

of course, slightly sacreligious is the scene in "The Day after Tomorrow" when the library books were put to good use....
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:50 PM   #67
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:52 PM   #68
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:58 PM   #69
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Old 08-14-2008, 05:02 PM   #70
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Old 08-14-2008, 06:33 PM   #73
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:13 PM   #75
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well naturally ; it's far too dark in there. outside of a dog, however... well actually i think they still can't read.
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