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Musical The Kind With Number About Putting On A Show

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Your Horoscopes – Week Of August 28, 2012

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    Your shortness of breath and wild fainting spells will be cured this week thanks to a series of well-placed commas.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    They say you have a head for numbers, but that’s because “head for tumors” isn’t really an expression.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    The stars apologize for last week’s prediction of “money problems.” Looks like they forgot the “k” in there.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    You’ll soon possess the courage of 10 men, and the sexually transmitted diseases of about 50.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    The stars foresee a second job promotion in the days to come, though they should probably be telling Dave about it instead of you.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    Your creativity will be at an all-time high today, much to the dismay of your wife, the vacuum-cleaner salesman, and the dozen or so poodles.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    Text “LIBRA” now for your chance to enter our weekly Astrological Giveaway! (Contest void in Hawaii, Alaska, and the binary star system of Alpha Centauri.)
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    You’re no art expert, but you know what you like, which explains all the meatball sandwiches hanging on your walls.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    Things will look up this week, before baring their teeth, rearing up on their hind legs, and suddenly leaping at your throat.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    You may not be a wealthy man, or a rich man, or even a prosperous man, but then, you do have a mastery of English-language synonyms.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    It may seem like torture to you now, but one day you’ll thank your parents for ripping off those fingernails.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    You’ll do it for the children this week, which is really too bad, as “it” involves exposing yourself behind some bushes.

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