This week The Big Jewel brings you a piece ripped from today's headlines! Well, last month's headlines. In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we dedicate it to everyone who has ever succumbed to that sweet, warm sentiment of wishing for someone else's slow and painful death. Greetings from Parma -- Wish You Were Dead! by Mollie Wilson "[Parmalat chief financial officer Fausto] Tonna appeared in no mood to co-operate when he arrived for interrogation yesterday. He turned to journalists to say: 'I wish you and your families a slow and painful death.'" -- Financial Times, January 6, 2004 BANK TELLER: Excuse me, sir, but there?s an error in your addition on this deposit slip. TONNA: Oh, is there really? BANK TELLER: Yes, sir, see, in the billions column... TONNA: Well, then, Mr. Smartypants Banker, why don?t you go somewhere with your family and die, slowly and painfully?... For the full article please visit http://www.thebigjewel.com/ To subscribe or unsubscribe from this email list please email list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx with your request.