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Why nobody remembers names

Shirley, Shirley bo Birley Bonana fanna fo Firley ...? The Name Game Seth Benson invited me to speak to his fellow Rotar ians the other day, and I again faced that common shortcoming most of us have in such situations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-24/why-nobody-remembers-names
A funny thing happened on the way to par

...think I can get there with a 5 iron?" he asked.The caddy sighed, and said, "Eventually."GOLF AND WIVES: (Seth Benson) Several men are relaxing in the locker room of a golf club when a cell phone rings on a nearby bench.One reaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-12/funny-thing-happened-way-par
Augusta-area residents remember JFK assassination

...spent with the PA reiterating everything. No teaching went on and we just sat in stunned silence. What a tragedy. ? Seth Benson, Millen I was going into my eighth-grade math class when I heard another student say President Kennedy had been shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-20/augusta-area-residents-rememb
Old postcards are entertaining, too

...Georgia "money bush," and it seems to be in full bloom! "Would you like a cutting?" they ask. TODAY'S JOKE: Seth Benson, of Millen, Ga., sends this one: Two engineers were standing at the base of a flagpole looking at its top. A woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-19/old-postcards-are-entertainin
Postcard hellos keep piling up

Age is only important if you're cheese or wine. -- Seth Benson One of our regular summer contributors sends a special postcard. Edith Miller of Beech Island writes: "I am not going on vacation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/02/met_264825.shtml
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Mail is full of talk about dogs, parenting, radio

No man has ever been shot while doing the dishes. - Seth Benson (responding to my Valentine's column) Monday was a postal holiday, a good time to check out the backlog of mail. Bret and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/20/kir_117221.shtml
Bill Kirby
Favorite Christmas songs bring back childhood memories

...their old, familiar carols play. -- Henry W. Longfellow Thanks for your responses for a Favorite Christmas Song.Seth Benson , of Millen, Ga., writes: "As a young man I played in my high school band and we played them all. However, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-11/favorite-christmas-songs-brin
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Task sheds new light on SEC

...when it comes to athletics. But have you ever wondered how it comes out with more mundane matters? Regular reader Seth Benson answers the question: How many SEC students does it take to change a light bulb? At VANDERBILT: It takes two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/01/kir_266883.shtml
Bill Kirby
Get your motor runnin' to travel to last four states

...WRITES: Last week's column about reading newspaper obituaries drew many comments, including this observation from Seth Benson , of Millen, Ga. "The obits section goes a long way to show just how talented, and selfless many Americans were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/20/kir_462823.shtml
Bill Kirby
Cursive writing still relevant

...to know that some can still write and write wonderfully.Thanks, also, for your comments, such as those sent from Seth Benson in Millen."I was taught the Palmer Method," he said by e-mail, "and, as a consequence, have received raves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-06/cursive-writing-still-relevan