10 things that did not happen in 2012

1. Zombie apocalypse.

2. Mitt Romney elected president, hails handout-dependent rich people who backed him.

3. Paul Ryan elected vice president, smirks.

4. Adam Sandler makes a good movie.

5. National Institutes of Medicine says aspirin, between the knees, is effective contraceptive.

6. Rolling Stones say no more concert tours, cite arthritis pain.

7. Scientists discover fat and grease are good for you, warn against vegetables, whole grains.

8. Donald Trump receives Mensa IQ award.

9. Monday, most disliked day of week, eliminated in 25 countries.

10. World ends Dec. 21.

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Susan Webb
Susan Webb

Susan Webb is a retired co-editor of People's World. She has written on a range of topics both international - the Iraq war, World Social Forums in Brazil and India, the Israel-Palestinian conflict and controversy over the U.S. role in Okinawa - and domestic - including the meaning of socialism for Americans, attacks on Planned Parenthood, the U.S. as top weapons merchant, and more. Previously she taught English as a second language and did a variety of other jobs to pay the bills. She has lived in six states, and is all about motherhood, art, nature and apple pie.