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The Strange Reign of the Diet Queen

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Mercie’s regular bridge partner, Francine, had once made the mistake of remarking to Mercie that she seemed to be bulking up, and the resulting hell that rained down taught us all to zip our lips.

Gorging on a Diet of Words

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After years of unsustainable binge spending and a global economic semi-meltdown, most people have had to cut back on their expenses. Many folks are struggling to make do in this new and bewildering economy and we are all learning to live on our means, rather than beyond…


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My best friend and roommate Eliza woke up one morning with the sudden conviction that she had to become very fat, as soon as possible.