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Watercooler Stories – July 26, 2012 – UPI.com

On-the-job cussing may hurt career CHICAGO, July 26 (UPI) — Cussing at work may feel good in the moment but could be a career-sinking habit over the long haul, a survey by a U.S. online employment search firm indicates. CareerBuilder.com in Chicago said in a release Wednesday that 64 percent …

Watercooler Stories – July 23, 2012 – UPI.com

Miami skateboarder crashed; wasn’t mugged MIAMI, July 21 (UPI) — The parents of a Miami skateboarder said they were relieved to know their injured son had not been mugged but had actually crashed into a concrete column. Police and the Miami community had been horrified at the initial report that …

Watercooler Stories – July 12, 2012 – UPI.com

Eatery ordered to ditch ‘Olympic’ name PHILADELPHIA, July 12 (UPI) — The owner of a Philadelphia lunch counter at a public market said the U.S. Olympic Committee is forcing him to remove the word “Olympic” from its name. Athens Voulgaridis, whose family bought the Olympic Gyro eatery at Reading Terminal …

Watercooler Stories – July 5, 2012 – UPI.com

Couple hits half-year mark at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif., July 5 (UPI) — A California couple said they have surpassed the halfway mark in their quest to visit Disneyland every day in 2012. Jeff Reitz, 39, and Tonya Mickesh, 45, said they marked their 183rd day visiting the Anaheim theme park …

Watercooler Stories – June 27, 2012 – UPI.com

Oreo ‘rainbow’ picture sparks protest NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) — Oreo set off an online brouhaha when it posted a picture of an Oreo with a six-layer, rainbow-colored filling, with one U.S. commenter calling it “disgusting.” Oreo, part of Kraft Foods, posted the picture Monday evening, accompanied by the …