Confederacy of Dunces


So today Scotty read in one of the local papers (granted it’s not a pinnacle of journalistic standards) that the emergency services received multiple calls to 999 (the UK version of 911) on the day Michael Jackson died.  People actually called 999 to ask if it was true that the King of Pop had died…

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Hi! After five years in Europe, I'm adjusting to life back in the US. I use this blog to record my adventures, post photos, organize recipes, and post about things that interest me.
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2 Responses to Confederacy of Dunces

  1. Karin says:

    Michael Jackson is DEAD???

    I have read about more celebrity funerals this year than in any other year of my life. It’s insane. Or maybe it’s just because everyone Twitters it, so it’s kind of like the same people keep dying over and over again.

  2. Hilary says:

    Oh dear! Well, like you said, their papers are “not the pinnacle of journalistic standards” so they know they need to check the facts.

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