Bank Reserves: More honorable-mention bank headlines from Week 885 of The Style Invitational

Saturday, October 9, 2010

It's corn syrup by another name
Experts unable to explain continuing popularity of 'Two and a Half Men' (Gary Crockett, Chevy Chase)

An election in Japan
Viagra proves a big hit in the Far East (Rick Haynes, Potomac)

Warren expected to be adviser
Vanity must have made actor think he'd be consulted on Carly's lyrics (Russell Beland, Fairfax)

Fairness of woman's sentence challenged
'He never puts the lid down' not entirely true, mediator rules (Elden Carnahan, Laurel)

More Subtle Tack on Afghan Graft
Grandma crochets new patch on baby blanket, removes daughter-in-law's staple-gun fix (Bill Dorner, Indianapolis, a First Offender)

Independence edges Freedom in OT
Linguists reveal word counts for Holy Bible (Chris Doyle, Ponder, Tex.)

'Delusions of Gender' argues that faulty science is furthering sexism
Lady author has 338-page hissy fit (Judy Blanchard, Novi, Mich.)

3 yards and a cloud of smoke
Neighbors on both sides fume over townhouse resident's pig roast (Mae Scanlan, Washington)

Republicans rethink '12 playbook
Reelection loss may have been fluke for Taft, analysts say (Jeff Contompasis, Ashburn; Mark Richardson, Washington)

Obama and the right to burn books
President's joint action with radical conservatives infuriates left (Ira Allen, Bethesda)

No one can make any sense of what went down
Doctors flummoxed by sudden failure of Levitra (Craig Dykstra, Centreville)

Pepco readies new technology
Plans to sell smokeless candles to customers during outages (Jim Reagan, Herndon)

Metro pulls buses after Beltway fire
Safety concerns down since Clydesdale deployment, but manure complaints up (Kevin Dopart, Washington; Andy Wolodkin, Frostburg, Md.)

Raising our glasses to the return of school
Age-old defense tactic against schoolyard bullies (Chris Doyle, Ponder, Tex.)

Battlefield keeps its streak alive
Pickett's Charge reenactors fail to take ridge for 147th consecutive time (Elden Carnahan)

Chunky sweaters
Brawny laborers prove unpopular indoors (Tom Murphy, Bowie)

Nice top floor, but it's not top-drawer
More NFL players assess reporter Ines Sainz's cleavage (Jeff Contompasis, Ashburn)

Speed-hump fight ends in death
Unsatisfied, woman shoots lover (Chris Doyle)

(The headline for this list is by Kevin Dopart.)

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