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Birthday boy
No birthday celebration is complete if the birthday boy or girl is missing. Please remember that on Christmas Day.
Cash source
The Government can now get as an advance from the Central Bank up to K1.5 billion, instead of just K300 million, following the recent amending of the Central Banking Act 2000. Now you know.
Double standards
There is a ban on the display of provincial flags during major events in Port Moresby to discourage, it is said, provincialism. But nothing has been said so far about the provincial flags displayed on face masks on sale everywhere. Does not make sense.
Political games
Nothing new in politics when dirt is dug up to smear rivals no matter how long ago cases date back to. And so much public mud-slinging that everyone needs a colod shower after each day.
Politics defined
From a reader: The word politics comes from poly, meaning many, and ticks, meaning blood-sucking parasites.
Young minds
A Grade Three teacher asked her class to write letters to God. One wrote: “On Halloween, I am going to wear a devil’s costume. Is that OK with you?” Another: “Are you really invisible or is that just a trick?” Another: “I went to a wedding and they kissed in church. Is that OK?” Another: “Is Reverend Ko your friend or do you just know him through business?”
Thought for today
A lie does not become truth, wrong doesn’t become right, evil doesn’t become good just because it is accepted by a majority.
Top quote
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? – Martin Luther King Jnr

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