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Victorian Humor At Its Silliest, Cheesiest Best

Can the mishaps of three seriously misguided Victorian gentlemen still provoke laughter? More than 120 years after its first edition, author Julia Stuart says Jerome K. Jerome's classic caper, Three Men in a Boat, is still a delightful read.
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Op-Ed: Treating Families That Don't Immunize

Many doctors complain that the few patients who refuse immunizations put all patients at risk, and some refuse them treatment. New York Times Ethicist Ariel Kaminer addresses the question of whether it's ethical for pediatricians to refuse routine care to families with unvaccinated children.
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Wanted: Advice For Recent Grad In Tough Economy

A recent male college graduate sought Michel Martin's advice about navigating through economic troubles that have disproportionately affected his generation. In her weekly commentary, Martin discusses his letter and asks listeners what advice they would give.
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'Times' Advice Guru Answers Your Social Q's

New York Times advice columnist Philip Galanes details how to handle breakups, cellphone calls and food allergies — among other topics — in his book Social Q's: How to Survive the Quirks, Quandaries and Quagmires of Today.
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What's In a (Baby) Name?

So many end-of-the year lists detail something trivial. But sometimes those lists can help us appreciate something obvious.
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The Marvels And Messes Of A Month Of Writing

This week marked the end of National Novel Writing Month, a marathonlike contest that boasted over 200,000 participants last year. Each year, some attempts end in failure. However, for others, like best-selling author Erin Morgenstern, it's only the beginning of their story.

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