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Mark Young



Call the 800 number for Verizon


                           We are years away

                                    from the development

               of a teleportation

                       machine. That's why

                                       you've ended up

                          in a bad service area,

                              unable to send those

                    topless photos to your boy-

                            friend. A person might

                       get the flu, & later sue,

                                  through touching a

                           needle in the haystack.

                        Was probably carefully

                                         worded & left

                           there by a lawyer. The

                                 second goat has

                        been sent away to perish.