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The Playboy Advisor
I do a little writing for Playboy magazine, and supply some of the items in the Forum Newsfront section. My editor there is Chip Rowe, who also happens to be the Playboy Advisor, probably my favorite reading in the magazine (and yes, I do read the articles, thank you!)
Recently, Chip published Dear Playboy Advisor, a compilation of his favorite letters from the past decade and, of course, his replies. Chip can be pretty funny (indeed, one letter asks for his advice, but grumbles "I don't want any of your usual coy or sarcastic bullshit, either. I need some practical advice." Well yeah: he was asking for advice on how to "pick up" models. Unluckily for him, they don't have handles.)
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Dear Abby II
Are these real letters from the "Dear Abby" advice column? I don't know -- but they should be.
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DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend is going to be 20 next month. I'd like to give him something nice for his birthday. What do you think he'd like? CAROL
DEAR CAROL: Never mind what he'd like. Give him a tie.
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The Old Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
An old man and a young boy were traveling through their village with their donkey. The boy rode on the donkey and the old man walked.
As they went along they passed some people who remarked it was a shame the old man was walking and the boy was riding.
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