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April 16, 2008   
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"Those hollow skiing poles with the unscrewable top are a hit-people don't need to carry a hip flask any more."
-A rescuer from the GOPR mountain rescue service on the increasing number of accidents involving drunken skiers

"There is no way of reconciling certain leadership roles with a woman's basic biological functioning."
-Prof. Maciej Giertych, biologist and European Parliament deputy from the League of Polish Families, in a brochure he wrote warning of the pitfalls of sexual equality

"I'm a liberal but unfortunately in Poland liberals are associated with thieves and pornographic film fans."
-Władysław Frasyniuk, a Democratic Party leader and former longtime opposition activist in communist Poland

"Our computer seems to have gone off the rails. It wasn't prepared for this year being a leap year."
-An official from the Sejm Office on the computer voting system breaking down Feb. 29

"He explained that he did it to force management to transfer him to another facility as he was bored here and there was no one his own age around."
-An employee of a social welfare center in Osiek, Świętokrzyskie province, on an 18-year-old resident who killed a 57-year-old man by pushing him through a window

"Introducing a law like this would leave half of Russia walking around one-handed."
-Gennady Zyuganov, leader of the Russian communist party, on outgoing President Vladimir Putin's proposal to curb corruption by cutting off perpetrators' hands
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