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Monday, December 05, 2005

Example Two comes from "the nearly famous case of the copulating coeds," as Grogan tags the tale of Penn students coupling in a dorm window.

He writes: "She has a lawyer papering the path to a lawsuit, telling us how emotionally shattered she is because someone noticed and snapped a photo? Oh, brother. She even filed a complaint with the university, claiming her privacy was invaded. Hello? Earth to Miss Modesty? Ya think your own behavior might have had anything to do with this?"

Early Word: Gotta agree. Reminds me of suing McDonald's for not warning you coffee can be hot. Glass windows are see-through? Who knew!


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