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The Strange Case of the Mispronunciation of Dr. Jekyll and
Mr. Hyde (cont’d)

News Headline:  ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ a classic tale of horror.”
Is it time for QT’s annual reminder that the first syllable of “Jekyll” rhymes with “bleak”?
And while we’re at it, that there is no “hollow” in “Halloween”?
And Happy Halloween!

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office

The number of asteroids discovered each month this year as they passed between Earth and the moon:
January, 9; February, 9; March, 7; April, 6; May, 3; July, 2; August, 2; September, 12; October, 4.
The trend is apparent.

QT 2018 vote count countdown update

News Headline:
“Are Republicans moral cowards, or just historically ignorant?”
Don’t sell today’s Republicans short.
Depend on them to multi-task.

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

News Headline:
“Sarah Sanders says ‘overwhelming majority’ of Americans voted for Trump, who lost popular vote.”
Add overwhelming majorities to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.
News Headline: “Sanders says Trump calling media ‘enemy of the people’ is not blaming the media.”
Which reminds QT:
Has the time arrived for a reminder that you don’t try to have your cake and eat it,  but eat your cake and have it?

‘Very fine people’ in the news

News Headline: “Nazi Christmas ornaments and KKK robe sold at Louisville gun show.”
Kids, go get grandpa and ask him what it was like when Neo-Nazis and Klansmen didn’t feel somehow encouraged to go public.

Frontiers of science

News Headline: “The world’s first humanless warehouse is run only by robots.”
For those interested in the most important news story this week that no one is paying attention to.

Russian assets in the news

News Headline: “Trump invites Vladimir Putin to the White House.”
Standard procedure.
Landlord inspection.

Crypto-fascism in the news

News Headline: “Hail Trump: White nationalists mark Trump win with Nazi salute.”
No, no.
That was nearly two years  ago.
Let’s move on, shall we?
News Headline: “GOP congressman admits his party has the same agenda as the Nazis.”
That’s better.

Civilization as we know it in the news

News Headline: “Muslim groups raise $115,000 and counting for victims of synagogue shooting.”
Donald Trump is right.
What will these Muslims try next?

From the QT news ticker

News Headline: “Terror from the right?”
News Headline: “Repeal and replace the Trump tax cuts?”
News Headline: “Is fraud part of the Trump organization’s business model?”
News Headline: “Was there a connection between a Russian bank and the Trump campaign?”
Yes, yes, yes, da.
See how easy?