Your lesson for the day: Read each of the following six headlines and tell us if the incident happened in Orange County, Florida, or Orange County, California.
(Answers with links to each news item on Page 2.)
1.) Orange County Team Learns to Handle Hoarders with Care
2.) Orange County Man Asks Judge for Atheist Lawyer Following Alleged Attack on Jesus-Looking Roommate
3.) Chairman of Orange County GOP Blames Republican Decline on "Influx of Puerto Ricans"
4.) Suspected Ninja Burglars Arrested in Orange County
5.) Orange County Man Rescued After Getting Stuck in Ex-Wife's Chimney
6.) Furby, Purses Stolen from Home, Orange County Deputies Say
3.) Florida (although if you replace Puerto Ricans with Mexicans …)
5.) California, and no, "chimney" is not a euphemism.
6.) Florida, and no, "Furby" is not a euphemism.
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Matt Coker has been engaging, enraging and entertaining readers of newspapers, magazines and websites for decades. He spent the first 13 years of his career in journalism at daily newspapers before "graduating” to OC Weekly in 1995 as the paper’s first calendar editor. He went on to be managing editor, executive editor and is now senior staff writer.