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Be Happy, in 25 Words or Less

19 December, 2012

Quick straw poll – in fact the online kind. I’ve mounted the top seven words from a recent survey by Vermont magazine, and published here by Mental Floss magazine. (Trivia buffs, if you don’t know this monthly, then hunt it down.) Check the new poll and see which word makes you happiest – one vote only, sad to say. And then offer your own glee bombs.

Oslo Davis, my looming partner in radio crimes – Triple-R on Tuesday nights through January – reckons ‘remittance advice’ make him happiest, but that’s cheating. You’re only allowed single terms as triggers. Such as?

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