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Old 01 September 2008, 09:54 PM
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Hey, I'm a big believer in having comprehensive sex-ed taught in schools, but if 100% efficacy is the standard you want to use, then pretty much ANY sex-education platform is "flawed", don't you think?
The point isn't that the program is flawed if it achieves anything less than 100% efficacy; the point is that a failure directly connected to one of the program's high-profile proponents will magnify that failure far beyond its statistical significance.

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Old 02 September 2008, 02:58 AM
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Well Avonmouth is near to Bristol. Or there's Swindon?
I spent 15 years in Swindon between 1992-2000.
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Old 02 September 2008, 11:21 AM
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I'm glad you didn't say "I spent some time in Bristol."


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Old 02 September 2008, 11:33 AM
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Rivkah "why you don't name your daughter after a city" Chaya
I thought I hadn't, but when we moved to central Ohio I learned there is, in fact, a town near here by that name. Not nearly as famous as Bristol, though.
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Old 02 September 2008, 12:59 PM
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IIRC, Bristol's fiance is named Levi. I eagerly await the name of their baby.
They could name it "Abby," short of "Abstinence-Only Education."
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Old 02 September 2008, 01:04 PM
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I'm glad you didn't say "I spent some time in Bristol."
Well I have... :o
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Old 02 September 2008, 01:30 PM
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I'm glad you didn't say "I spent some time in Bristol."


~Rivkah "why you don't name your daughter after a city" Chaya
So Beverly, Lynn, Marion and Sharon are all out.



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Old 02 September 2008, 02:21 PM
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Then there are regions: Brittany, Lorraine.
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Old 02 September 2008, 02:43 PM
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They could name it "Abby," short of "Abstinence-Only Education."
Well, that's not very fair. Abstinence only (if that's the method she was taught) got her through two years of high school without getting pregnant!
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Old 02 September 2008, 06:37 PM
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I thought I hadn't, but when we moved to central Ohio I learned there is, in fact, a town near here by that name. Not nearly as famous as Bristol, though.
You named your daughter New Albany?



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Old 02 September 2008, 06:38 PM
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I spent 15 years in Swindon between 1992-2000.
Wow, I've only ever passed through on the train.
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Old 02 September 2008, 06:45 PM
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You named your daughter New Albany?
No, Gahanna.
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Old 02 September 2008, 11:42 PM
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No, Gahanna.
Actually, that's what I thought. The New Albany thing was a bit of a joke.

I actually lived in Gahanna, Ohio during the summer of 1999, so it was the first place I thought of.

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Old 03 September 2008, 12:06 PM
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Actually, that's what I thought. The New Albany thing was a bit of a joke.

I actually lived in Gahanna, Ohio during the summer of 1999, so it was the first place I thought of.

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I didn't name her Gahanna, either. It actually reminds me of Gehenna, so I think it's an awful name for a town.

DD's name is actually a fairly common girl's name.
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I didn't name her Gahanna, either. It actually reminds me of Gehenna, so I think it's an awful name for a town.
I feel the same way.

("Portsmouth" is also a strange name for a town on a river, incidentally)
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Old 03 September 2008, 01:11 PM
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This sort of came up last night.

"Our fall retreat will be at the Old Town Hall in Shirley."
"Sharon."
"Sharon. I knew it was a girl."

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Old 03 September 2008, 01:12 PM
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My SIL and BIL and their daughter (cutest baby ever!) live in Shirley!
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Old 07 September 2008, 06:04 AM
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(OMG snopes himself said something to me I'm going to go hide for the next year before I recover enough to come back and yes I am easily intimidated )
Jaysis, how does Barbara cope?

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Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, and Trig.

But I'm sure she makes excellent decisions in all other areas.

(Or as someone else pointed out, Footprint, City, Tree, Airplane, and Math.)
Bill Maher, who incidentally was very skeptical the baby was Sarah Palin's, said their names sounded like she was ordering an aircraft strike.

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My SIL and BIL and their daughter (cutest baby ever!) live in Shirley!
Not Mastic-Shirley?
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Old 07 September 2008, 03:59 PM
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Pregnant Palin
Another Pregnant Palin
"Eyewitness account"

The baby was pre-term. Sarah Palin is a fit woman. These things can add up to smaller baby-bumps. Look at Nicole Kidman who didn't really show until just before the birth. Every womans body is different and clothes can disguise a lot. My younger sister has always been thin- she has three children and hardly showed for any of them. (Myself, on the other hand, looked like a beached whale at 5 months.)

Here's a belly gallery that just goes to show how different people are:
My sister and I were just talking about this the other day. When I had dd#1 I was thin and had HG the whole time. I really didn't show until the 8 month period and then some people werent sure. My stomach seemed to inflate over a weekend. I had so many coworkers with their eyes bugged out saying "what happened to you"? They couldn't believe I was pregannant the whole time.

I'm about a size 16-18 now and I had HG again with dd#2. I actually lost about 25lbs while I was pregnant. I wore all my regular clothes the whole pregnancy. My fried was dismayed as to how I wore my regular jeans zipped up until the 8th month. I just filled out everywhere, not just the stomach. I actually longed for a big stomach so people would know I wasn't just fat.
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