No. 486: "Zanan-o-Gram"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Oct. 5 2000 3:00 AM

No. 486: "Zanan-o-Gram"

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The Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine, dismissed these predictions, telling the BBC, "I do not think anyone who thinks about it for a single second could dispute the proposition that if basic human rights are trampled on, then there should be a remedy."

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Jon Delfin's Wacky Placement Extra

MARION'S PILL PROBLEM?: Jim Killam, adviser to the Northern Star at Northern Illinois University, has fired off this e-mail to colleagues:

For the benefit of those who do not see the Chicago Sun-Times, I will describe Friday's front page. The lead headline, in about 144-point type, is "AMERICANS GET ABORTION PILL." Directly below that headline is a 4-column photo of Olympian Marion Jones, an American flag draped around her shoulders. The headline reads, "MARION TAKES TWO."

from Jim Romenesko's Media News

Common Denominator

Strom Thurmond.

Randy Cohen used to write Slate's "News Quiz." His most recent book—oh, like you don't know.

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The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

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