QUOTES OF THE DAY
“Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.”
– Dorothy Parker
“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
– Mark Twain
“That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.”
– Henry David Thoreau
G U A R A N T E D T O M A K E Y O U L A F F….
An American woman travelling in south-east Asia was horrified to be served bird’s nest soup.
“Do you mean to say this actually is a bird’s nest?” she protested.
The chef assured her that it was, explaining that the bird built the nest using its own saliva as glue.
“Are you saying I’m supposed to eat saliva from a bird?” she demanded. “I can’t imagine anyone eating bird’s saliva.”
Realizing that there was no hope of converting her, the chef asked what she would prefer instead.
She answered, “Oh, just fix me an omelette.”
Wednesday’s Movie Trivia of the day!‘ How much movie trivia can you answer?
What movie is this quote from??? “Although I disapprove of the things you’ve done, I can’t quite bring myself to condemn you. I can’t, because I understand where the hatred comes from. I more than understand it. But the fact is, we’re very near the darkest hole in all of Great Britain and you still haven’t spoken to me.”
Answer: Patriot Games! While in London delivering a lecture, a civilian Dr. Jack Ryan spoils an assassination attempt on the British Royal Family by a renegade faction of the Irish Republican Army. One of the would-be assassins, Sean Miller, is broken out of custody by his fellow IRA conspirators on his way to prison. Included in Miller’s guard detail is Inspector Robert Highland who is also Irish. Despite an offering of understanding, the good Inspector would not be saved when the Miller’s team came to free their man. After escaping from custody and in order to settle a personal vendetta for Ryan killing his younger brother while thwarting the assassination attempt, Miller targets the Ryan family.
Thursday’s Movie Trivia of the day! ‘How much movie trivia can you answer? What movie is this quote from??? “You took an oath, if you recall, when you first came to work for me. And I don’t mean to the National Security Adviser of the United States, I mean to his boss… and I don’t mean the President. You gave your word to his boss: you gave your word to the people of the United States. Your word is who you are.”
Wednesday’s Quizzler is……….
Henry and Gretchen are going to play a game. Henry explains, “You and I will take turns saying numbers. The first person will say a number between 1 and 10. Then the other person will say a number that is at least 1 higher than that number, and at most 10 higher. We will keep going back and forth in this way until one of us says the number 50. That person wins. I’ll start.”
“Not so fast!” says Gretchen. “I want to win, so I will start.”
What number should Gretchen say to start?
ANSWER: She wants to say, “6.” The series of numbers she will say is 6, 17, 28, 39, 50.
Since she wants to say 50, she needs Henry to say a number between 40 and 49. Therefore, she wants to say 39. Knowing she wants to say 39, she needs Henry to say a number between 29 and 38. So she wants to say 28. Following this same logic recursively, she will want to say 17, and she will want to say 6 to start the game, and be assured victory.
Thursday’s Quizzler is……….
A man wanted to get into a members only club so he hid and watched the guard at the door of the club house. The guard said a number to each member as they approached, and the member would respond with a number of their own. If the member responded with the correct number they were let in. If they responded incorrectly they were thrown out. One member came up to the door, the guard said twelve, and the member responded with six and was let in. Another member came to the door, the guard said six and the member responded with three and was let in. Believing he had heard enough, the reject went up to the guard. The guard said ten, and the reject said five, but was not let in. What should the reject have said?