“Tom Tom,” a 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier, was laid to rest at the Oakland Cemetery in Monticello, Ark., this spring, even though he was in good health.
His owner, Donald Ellis, had just passed away but had left explicit instructions that he wanted Tom Tom buried along with him, and not later on, because he felt that no one could love Tom Tom as much as he did.
Ellis’ reluctant family finally took Tom Tom to a veterinarian, who tried to change their minds but ultimately acquiesced and euthanized the dog out of fear that they would put him down anyway, less humanely.
The world’s largest four-day rodeo, the Pendleton Round-Up, released a signature-brand men’s cologne, “Let’er Buck,” to mark the company’s 100th anniversary.
A spokesman claimed that the $69-a-bottle product has the fragrance of “sensuous musk and warm sandalwood.”
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Thai Airways announced that it would begin selling seven curry sauces directly from its airline food menu in take-out shops in Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai.
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