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Foul footsies? Not this scribe, but then my barefoot days of walking in the sand or anywhere, except from shower to bed, with naked feet are over so I never worry about smell. Besides, my gal would be sure and let me know. But, when she does, thanks to Yahoo Health, I can be happy and odorless at the same time.

Those experts (?) recommend a rubdown of our lowest of extremities with vodka. Which just made me think of the goose-stepping German army of WWII. Could it be they used Grey Goose Vodka before putting on their boots?

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Budget Travel has rated “the most colorful towns to visit” on their website. They include Manarola, Italy, with a rainbow of homes and businesses perched on a cliff above the blue sea.

Of course, San Francisco, with its diversity and famous brightly tinted Victorians around Alamo Square, is included, as are other multihued venues including Cape Town, South Africa, Jodhpur, India, and here’s one for you: Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland. But obviously Budget Travel’s rating system is rather skewed since they never sent anyone to visit our own colorful downtown...


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