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Welcome to Charlie Buttrey's blog. Explore Charlie's insights on current legal issues and concerns and how they relate to our world... as well as, other subjects that have caught his eye and interest.

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  1. October 14, 2019 This comes from a book on mathematics that I am currently reading: First, think of any whole number.  If the number is even, divide it by 2.  If the number is odd, multiply it by 3, and then add 1. Repeat the process unless the answer is 1. Irrespective of the number...

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  2. October 13, 2019 On those (rare) occasions when I have a hard time uncovering something that’s blog-worthy, I turn to the trusted Harper’s Index to provide some edifying facts and figures that will make you a more erudite person. Herewith some snippets from a recent Index: Percentage of U.S. album sales represented by classical music...

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  3. October 12, 2019 Pity the poor chap named Nigel. Like Clive, this quintessentially British name has fallen out of favor of late. In 1963, over 5,000 boys born in the U.K. were named Nigel. In 2016, that number dropped to zero. All of which explains why British pub-owner Nigel Smith (whose last name, at least,...

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  4. October 11, 2019 I have been training to run the CHAD (Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth) half-marathon for several months now, and the race is just over a week away.  And I know where the start line is. It’s in nearby Hanover, New Hampshire. When Sheila Pereira heard about the Worcester City Half Marathon, she was...

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  5. October 10, 2019 I was recently speaking about the law in a high school driver’s ed class, and was focusing on DWI. For the uninitiated, there are four elements to the offense of DWI: (1) operation; (2) motor vehicle; (3) public way; and (4) impairment to the slightest degree or, in the alternative, a blood...

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