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Friday, November 19, 2010

WSJ's Scott McCartney reasonably asks "Will Turkey Day Fliers Cry Foul?"; now taking nominations for Hallandale Beach Blog's "Turkeys of the Year"

Just a reminder, I'm now beginning to take your nominations for the prestigious Hallandale Beach Blog Turkeys of the Year, in which the turkeys in our community get their due recognition.
Drop me a line with the name of the individual(s) and a short description of what they have done this past year to be worthy, at hallandalebeachblog-at-gmail.com.

Above, the turkey balloon at the
Publix grocery store on Hallandale Beach Boulevard and NE 14th Avenue in Hallandale Beach. November 24, 2009 photo by South Beach Hoosier


How can you not love a turkey with a Pilgrim hat?


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The Wall Street Journal
The Middle Seat
column

Will Turkey Day Fliers Cry Foul?

By Scott McCartney
November 18, 2010

Full-body scanners, now deployed in 68 airports, and more-thorough pat-downs have some fliers concerned about their privacy and the airlines worried about delays.


Airlines will have extra staff, spare airplanes and plentiful plastic bags for shipping car seats. Airports will have executives working as greeters, gifts in Los Angeles for restless kids in long lines, and people with big yellow clipboards in Boston acting as roving information booths.

Yet even with most elaborate preparations for the crowded Thanksgiving travel rush, which starts this weekend, the lowdown is that the pat-downs could sour some family feasts.

Read the rest of the article at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703688704575620601511628936.html


Speaking of feeling like a turkey at Thanksgiving...

Melrose Place - Thanksgiving Date (1993, second season on FOX-TV)

Billy makes a phone call he'll always regret. (The clip above is how this episode from Season Two ended.)

Billy, trust me, it's never going to work out with you and Allison!

And if you ever meet a very good-looking woman by the name of Brooke Armstrong -RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-JmOoSAKq4

To see this full episode, Cold Turkey, go to: http://www.imdb.com/video/cbs/vi4058777369/



U.S. TV Commercials - November 1986

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDWov3cYKFM

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