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April 23, 2008   
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"I got a cold while flying to Morocco for my vacation because somebody maliciously opened a window and ignored my repeated requests to close it."
-A Poznań resident demanding compensation from a travel agency

"I'd definitely be a better prime minister if I were a woman."
-Prime Minister Donald Tusk on being more satisfied with the work of his female ministers than that of their male counterparts

"Mathematics gives you a wide range of practical skills that can come in handy in everyday life. Houses, for example, have numbers."
-Education Minister Katarzyna Hall, a mathematics teacher by profession, on why mathematics should be mandatory in high school final exams

"What experience of family matters could a priest possibly have? Does he ever have to get up at 2 a.m. to feed the baby or change diapers?"
-Grzegorz Napieralski, secretary-general of the opposition Democratic Left Alliance, on what he sees as the Church's harmful interference in family life

"Unfortunately, the actor playing Robespierre, one of the leading characters, fell off a chair and broke two ribs during the second performance."
-A Bydgoszcz theater worker on why performances of the play Sprawa Dantona were suspended shortly after opening

"There are more diabetics than alcoholics in our country yet no one has ever tried to ban chocolate advertisements."
-The manufacturer of a popular Russian vodka responding to criticism of omnipresent ads for alcoholic beverages. Russia has a massive drinking problem

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