June 30th, 2003

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From a Newsletter I received at work

Thou shll nt....?

Picture the scene.... a venerable priest sits in quiet contemplation in the confessional, awaiting his next parishioner, when a series of high pitched beeps shatter the silence. Glancing down at the mobile phone resting on his be cassocked knee, he sees that he has received a message, which begins "4gv me fthr 4 I hve snd.....". We have heard very recently from Stephen Heppell about the value of messaging, and you may have read about concerns over the use of txt-msgs in Englsh tchng. In the Philippines, the Catholic Bishops Conference have spoken (presumably they used conventional methods) and have banned the use of text-messaging for the making of confessions. According to the secretary general, Hernando Coronel, the practice of confessing by text had caught on quite recently, but it was "unacceptable". He added that Catholic priests are also now prohibited from granting absolution for a confessant's sins using email, text or fax.
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And I almost missed it...

It's National Blonde Day in the US. How delightful!

Ok - so it seems to be part of a film promo - but don't you wish you lived in the US:

On June 30, 2003, the hair-care experts at Vidal Sassoon salons across North America will be giving free "Flash of Blonde" hair color treatments. Also, in keeping with this year's NBD theme ("Makeover America"), Sephora will be doing makeovers with stila cosmetics' Legally Blonde 2-inspired color palettes, and O.P.I. will offer manicures with their Legally Blonde 2-inspired polishes. People are going to look completely fabulous!

Sassoon salons in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Toronto, and McLean, VA, will be helping people make their "blonde transformations." Interested blondes-to-be should contact the Vidal Sassoon in their area to get more information and make an appointment.
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