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Dopers alter the course of history.
It's the most star spangled, striped, red, white, and blue novel in the USA!
Dopers discuss the relation to entomology.
Point of style? Americans point and laugh.
Stand up, stagger over, and be counted.
One job you won't find on Monster.
With the exception of those in politics, the answer is yes.
Get it to go!
Kaatu Barada Nikto!
submitted by Pamela Sexton
Dopers explain why it's all relative. If you miss it, we'll see you later.
Because automobiles don't have mouths.
One man, one vote; he is the man, he has the vote. And the iron maiden
So bad it wasn't released, it escaped!
Some famous authors take a crack at the children's market.
Cue the band.
Here's a candidate for ... something. Not endorsed by the Cat Party.
Let's go to the movies. Bring your Kleenex.
A Straight Dope puzzler: It does something but what?
Can equines and canines compete intellectually? Neigh.
The reason is obvious: To hold up their sunglasses.
It doesn't get much more metal than this.
submitted by Grant Anderson, who also wrote the tag, thanks!
This is a Straight Dope Summer Season public service announcement
Breakfast of Champions, belly up to the bar!
Old tunes/odd ways.
Mad, bad, and sometimes useful to know.
Why your dog is not a Mensa member.
Something else to worry about, getting lost in the zombie apocalypse.
You can't just leave 'em lying around. Here's why.
It's not all that and a bag of chips.
On the trail of the mystic unicorn, on land and sea.
He came in through the bathroom window.
Place your bets in the GOP Gone pool.
Load up the playlist.
It's the worst part of a complete breakfast.
Help a Doper teacher find the perfect books for their students.
Name the object, win no prize. But what the heck is it?
Let's go sci-fi!
Hey rube! Or maybe you're just from the country.
Help our Heartthrob achieve his musical destiny.
Big deal today, no deal tomorrow.
It's the happy sound of a Straight Dope breakfast.
Don't you love a good ending?
Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home. The microwave's on and your children are gone.
Everywhere is made of cats, there's favorite felines all over.
Sometimes they're good but mostly we hate 'em.
What's this thread all about? Nothing much.
It's scrambled memes sci-fi style.
Productivity takes it in the shorts as Dopers share timesinks.
Citizens of the state.
Here's some reasons why it's hard to keep a job these days.
submitted by JoseB
Which country has the most generous free-speech protections?