When asked last week whether he had any qualms about the then approaching Friday the 13th, Maryland Comptroller Louis L. Goldstein did not miss a beat.

"Everyday when I wake up, I say, ~Thank God for America, and bless the sailors at sea,'" Goldstein said. "I go swimming and then have breakfast with my wife. I have lots of honey -- honey on the table and [my] honey at my side."

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