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A La Carte (04/25)

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Tuesday April 25, 2006

Poetry: The Bible Bard, having read an article I linked to in one of last week’s A La Carte editions, thought about carbon monoxide and came up with the following limerick.

Publishing: Thomas Nelson has a new imprint called NakedInk. Their first book will be called “The Hot Mom’s Handbook: Blondes Moms Have More Fun!” Ligon Duncan asks “What would Thomas Nelson think?”

Ministry: Everyone’s favorite Reformed research site, Monergism.com has begun fundraising to allow it to undergo a major upgrade. John is asking for our help.

Entertainment: Hasbro, the company that owns Monopoly, is creating a “Here and Now” edition. They are asking for the public’s help in choosing landmarks that will appear on the board and the order in which they will appear. CNN reports.


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