January 24th, 2007

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Tabloid

Rose had been surprised to discover that the Weekly World News was an almost universal constant. Wherever they went, there it was. Sure, it had a different masthead, but the content had the same lurid sensationalism that Rose was drawn to in much the same way as watching a car accident.

"Mildew communicates with untidy tenant?" she read aloud, eyebrows raised. "Isn't that one of those things your mother threatens you with when she finds the coffee cup you forgot about that has since turned into a science experiment?"

"Generally, yes. Unless you're on Betthio, then it's likely a relative."

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dw100challenge #148: urban legend
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