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Metro... Future Dates

  • Lance DeVous, former drummer for the Cockroaches, will be playing with his new band Rash X at the "Hayloft" in Mt. Clemens Saturday June 4th. They hit the stage at 10pm.

  • Jenna Kiara McCarty will be baptized July17, 2005

  • The Dan McCarty Golf Classic is scheduled for August 6, 2005

  • Erin McCarty & Scott Marion have set a date of August 27, 2005 for their wedding

Flag Day
June 14

Father's Day
June 19

Gas Prices For Your Area Traffic & Construction
Always check the McCarty Metro for up-to-date gas prices and construction zones before you travel!

Think a gallon of gas is expensive?
Compared with gasoline, this will really make you think. It will also put some things in perspective.
Diet Snapple 16 oz $1.29 / $10.32 per gallon 
Lipton Ice Tea 16 oz $1.19 / $9.52 per gallon 
Gatorade 20 oz $1.59 / $10.17 per gallon 
Ocean Spray 16 oz $1.25 / $10.00 per gallon
Whiteout 7 oz $1.39 / $25.42 per gallon 
Brake Fluid 12 oz $3.15 / $33.60 per gallon 
Vick's Nyquil 6 oz $8.35 / $178.13 per gallon 
Pepto Bismol 4 oz $3.85 / $123.20 per gallon
Scope 1.5 oz $0.99 / $84.48 per gallon
Evian water 9 oz $1.49 / $21.19 per gallon

A Texas Limousine 

WHAT A REAL KICKER...  $21.19 for WATER - and the buyers don't even know the source. (Evian spelled backwards is Naive.) So, the next time you're at the pump, be glad your car doesn't run on water, Scope, or Whiteout, or God forbid, Pepto Bismol or Nyquil.

Quick Puzzles (bet you don't know them)Interesting?
1. What 5-letter word using all capital letters looks the same upside down? 
2. If you multiply all the numbers on the telephone, what is the answer?
3. Take the number of states before Alaska and Hawaii were added. Double that and add the number of "winds." Then subtract the number of Ali Baba’s thieves, not counting Ali Baba. Divide by the number of days in May minus 1. Cube the result. What do you get? Answer
4. Say what you see! "EEEEEEEEEE C" Answer
Believe it or not, you really can read it!

I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdgnieag. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid. Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer inwaht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae.

The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? Yaeh and I awlyas thought slpeling was ipmorantt.

This Month's Trivia ContestMcCarty Metro Flash Central
June Question...

What is the only sport in which the defensive team always keeps possession, and the offensive team can score without actually touching the ball?

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Prior to my playing in Gull Lake 21 this year, I invested in many books and magazines to help my game. Immediately after Gull Lake 21, and a 10th place finish, I realized that I could be a better teacher than a golfer. I am in the process of writing my book "Brad Savage, Golf For Thinkers". Here is a glimpse at the table of contents...

Chapter 1 - How to Properly Line Up Your Fourth Putt

Chapter 2 - How to Hit a Nike from the Rough When You Hit a Pinnacle from the Tee 

Chapter 3 - How to Avoid the Water When You Lie 8 in a Bunker

Chapter 4 - How to Get More Distance Off the Shank

Chapter 5 - When to Give the Ranger the Finger

Chapter 6 - Using Your Shadow on the Greens to Maximize Earnings

Chapter 7 - When to Implement Handicap Management

Chapter 8 - Proper Excuses for Drinking Beer Before 9am

Chapter 9 - How to Rationalize a 6 Hour Round

Chapter 10 - Finding That Ball That Everyone Else Saw Go in the Water

Chapter 11 - Why Your Spouse Doesn't Care That You Birdied the 5th

Chapter 12 - How to Let a Foursome Play Through Your Twosome

Chapter 13 - How to Relax When You Are Hitting Three Off the Tee

Chapter 14 - When to Suggest Major Swing Corrections to Your Opponent

Chapter 15 - God and the Meaning of the Birdie-to-Bogey Three Putt

Chapter 16 - When to Regrip Your Ball Retriever

Chapter 17 - Can You Purchase a Better Golf Game

Chapter 18 - Why Male Golfers Will Pay $5.00 a Beer From The Cart Girl 
and Give Her a $3 Tip, But Will Balk at $3.50 at the 19th Hole and Stiff the Bartender.

Metro Sound Off - Letters To The Editor

I did not know there were twins in the McCarty family. Who was posing with Ryan and Missy last month
ED NOTE: I'm just as surprised as you! I didn't know that twins were in our genes. I thought that noses were the only things that ran in our family. 
 Kel. My VCR is overheating from taping all the season finales and cliffhangers. Have you ever thought about a cliffhanger for Peanut & Jocko?
-Wasting my life away in front of the computer
ED NOTE: I can picture the scene for the cliffhanger... It involves a toilet, a fart, and a surprised looking monkey. YES!

 K, Another great issue! Your mother should be very proud of you. -Raiff
ED NOTE: I hope so, after all... I am her favorite!

Why Not Sound Off To The Metro


.Kelly, just wanted to say thanks for a great Guller. It was my first one and it lived up to all the hype. Just a quick question though; What did you mean when you told Steve, "don't ever invite that Flippin' idiot again????" Had a great time! "sweet Caroline, bom, bom, bom!"
-Larry Wendt
ED NOTE: Hey Lar, It was a great time. Glad you and Dave could come, and look forward to next year. Work on the backups though... You seemed a little pitchy with your bom bom boms. Oh, and can I order the kosher breakfast again next year???

I just came across an old Cockroach Party 45 rpm record. For the heck of it, I played it backwards and it made no sense... just gibberish. Then a freaky thing happened. I decided to play it forward and the same thing ... it made no sense ... just gibberish. Did I get a faulty record?
-Not a disgruntled ex-band member
ED NOTE: I'm not sure who this is, but Carla (your wife) is awfully upset that you jammed that 45 rpm record into her new CD player!

I've been looking for a part time summer job without any luck. Do you have any suggestions or is the Metro hiring? -Freeloading college brat
ED NOTE: Absolutely!!! We are hiring reporters now. We just gave all of our writers a 37% increase in salary over last year, but there are a few extra duties like cleaning up after Peanut, Jocko and Mike McCarty. 

Great web site! I lived in Detroit for 10 years on Sussex. I went to Parkman school then moved to the suburbs. Your site brought back some good memories of Detroit. -mac
ED NOTE: Thank you!

I'm having a hankerin' for some fresh picked cherries like we used to get from the backyard on 9323 Sussex. Do you know if the trees are still there ... and if so ... what chance do we have sneaking down the alley and picking some?
-Alley Picker
ED NOTE: I'll make sure Reba runs interference while you climb the trees. And while you are there, Mike wants his Tiger Stadium turf back.

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  • When Yellowstone National Park decided to celebrate the anniversary of having established a buffalo game reserve in 1805, they decided to call it their: Bison-tennial.
  • If Hal March's great grandfather told him to go forth and multiply, and he did, and his grandson married Tuesday Weld she would be Tuesday March the Sixth.
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Slap Your Co-Worker Day is Coming!!

Tomorrow is the official Slap Your Irritating Co-workers Holiday: Do you have a co-worker who talks nonstop about nothing, working your last nerve with tedious and boring details that you don't give a damn about? Do you have a co-worker who ALWAYS screws up stuff creating MORE work for you? Do you have a co-worker who kisses so much booty, you can look in their mouth and see what your boss had for lunch? Do you have a co-worker who is SOOO obnoxious, when he/she enters a room, everyone else clears it? Well, on behalf of Ike Turner, I am so very very glad to officially announce tomorrow as SLAP YOUR IRRITATING CO-WORKER DAY! There are the rules you must follow:

  • You can only slap one person per hour - no more.

  • You can slap the same person again if they irritate you again in the same day.

  • You are allowed to hold someone down as other co-workers take their turns slapping the irritant.

  • No weapons are allowed, other than going upside somebody's head with a stapler or a hole-punch.

  • CURSING IS MANDATORY! After you have slapped the recipient, your "assault" must be followed with something like "cause I'm sick of your stupid-a$$ always messing up stuff!"

  • If questioned by a supervisor [or police, if the supervisor is the irritant], you are allowed to LIE, LIE, LIE! Now, study the rules, break out your list of folks that you want to slap the living day lights out of and get to slapping.....and have a great day

Thank You To Our May Staff

Gerry Bufalini
Diann Matz
Dennis McCarty
Jerry McCarty
Kathlene McCarty
Kelly McCarty
Kristen McCarty
Margaret McCarty
Mike McCarty
Steve McCarty
Millard Pickney
Denise Sidor

Joke Of The Month

Noisy Neighbors

Donald MacDonald from the Isle of Mann went to study at an English university and was living in the hall of residence with all the other students there.

After he had been there a month, his mother came to visit him. "And how do you find the English students, Donald?" she asked. "Mother," he replied, "they're such terrible, noisy people. The one on that side keeps banging his head on the wall and won't stop. The one on the other side screams and screams all night." "Oh Donald! How do you manage to put up with these awful noisy English neighbors?"

"Mother, I do nothing. I just ignore them. I just stay here quietly, playing my bagpipes."

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