If I quit my day job for a seasonal one and get laid off, can I collect unemployment?
I am dying to be rid of the shackles of my heinous day
job. If I quit and took a seasonal holiday job, and then got laid off
from that, would I qualify for unemployment?
Before I repl
So now the Internet is telling me that neti pots—the
Ayurvedic sinus-irrigation tool that you use to pour water through your
nose—can kill you. Can they? Do those things even work?
Was Portland really a mob town at some point in its history?
I keep hearing that back in the day, Portland was a mob
town full of hit men, bootleggers and women of easy virtue. Could our
currently milquetoast city really have such a colorful past? —Multno
Does goose poop represent a significant health threat?
Let’s talk goose poop: Every park and walkway near the
Willamette River is covered with the stuff. Is it any health threat to
people and pets? —Thomas C.
Before I answer, I’d like to formal
Any irony behind calling our food-stamp program the "Oregon Trail" card?
When I think “Oregon Trail,” I think of people barely
surviving on meager rations as part of a dehumanizing ordeal. That does
make the phrase an appropriate name for our food-stamp program, bu
Who can I write in for mayor that has the best chance of winning?
I can’t vote for Jefferson Smith for mayor because he
is a total fuckup. I can’t vote for Charlie Hales because he’s a lying
son of a bitch. At this point, any alternative sounds good. Who c