A committee is a group of men who individually can do nothing, but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
- Fred Allen
I asked for suggestions for a new Georgia state slogan, and here are your ideas:
Georgia: It's the heat and the humidity
"I've only lived in Augusta for one year. I'm originally from Minnesota. I would think a good slogan for Georgia would be: 'Georgia: Home of the Southern Belle."'
"How about: 'Move to Georgia and simultaneously raise the IQ of the state you leave, and Georgia'?"
"My sister's suggestion is: 'Georgia: A state of temporary political insanity.' I personally think the same of Richmond County."
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BY THE NUMBERS: Everything you need to know about government bureaucracy:
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TODAY'S JOKE: The pastor of a church began his sermon with this story: "I was on a plane last week from Chicago to California when we ran into some very severe turbulence. As it got worse, the passengers became more and more alarmed, and even the flight attendants began to look concerned.
"Finally, one of them noticed that I had 'Rev.' in front of my name on the passenger list, came over to me, and said, 'Sir, this is really frightening. Do you suppose you could, I don't know, do something religious?' So I took up a collection."
Reach Bill Kirby at (706) 823-3344 or firstname.lastname@example.org.