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Best sentence of the day: "A sultry supermodel told prosecutors yesterday that she saw the art-dealer son of a French fashion icon slug a Manhattan entrepreneur with a bottle of vodka during a bloody Meatpacking District brawl that left a European royal with a busted jaw." The model is Olay face Shawna Christensen, the art dealer is Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, and the newspaper, of course, is the New York Post. [NYP]