Friday’s Jokes, Quotes, Quizzlers and Teases!‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏

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WELCOME to Friday, December 12, 2014.     

A Funny Word – Spoken in Jest……
The longest word in the English language.
According to folk-lore Antidisestablishmentarianism is the longest word in the dictionary, it means being against separating church and state.
However, floccinaucinihilipilification, a word found in the Oxford English dictionary since 1800, is one letter longer.  Strange but true, this word means estimating that something is worthless!
While the Oxford English Dictionary has even longer words such as pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, these are compound technical words and many people discount them.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is ‘screeched.’
We think that “Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.  Let us know if we are wrong!
The word “listen ” contains the same letters as the word “silent”.
The longest place-name still in use is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.
Los Angeles’s full name is ‘El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula’ and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, ‘L.A.’
The name for Oz in the ‘Wizard of Oz’ was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence ‘Oz.’
The longest common word that you can type with just the left hand is probably ‘Stewardesses’, however there is the obscure but longer: ‘Aftercataracts’.  With the right hand the longest word is Phyllophyllin.  (Lolypop comes close, but as Groucho Marx would say: ‘no cigar’)
To ‘testify’ was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.
The combination ‘ough’ can be pronounced in nine different ways. The following sentence contains them all ‘A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.’
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order, as does arsenious, meaning ‘containing arsenic.’
 
That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Have a great Friday people, and   

whatever you do, don’t forget to LAUGH IT UP!  Peace I am outta here, Eucman!

 

QUOTES OF THE DAY   

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.  Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. Chinese proverb

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more we do, the more we can do. William Hazlett

Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. Seneca

Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic. Jean Sibelius

G U A R A N T E D T O M A K E Y O U L A F F….  

An Englishman, Irishman, Welshman, Scotsman were captured while fighting in a far-off foreign land, and the leader of the captors said, ‘We’re going to line you up in front of a firing squad and shoot you all in turn. But first, you each can make a final wish.’

The Englishman responds, ‘I’d like to hear “God Save The Queen” just one more time to remind me of the auld country, played by the London All Boys Choir. With Morris Dancers Dancing to the tune.’

The Irishman replies, ‘I’d like to hear “Danny Boy” just one more time to remind me of the auld country, sung in the style of Daniel O’Donnell, with Riverdance dancers skipping gaily to the tune.’

The Welshman answers, ‘I’d like to hear “Men Of Harlech” just one more time to remind me of the country, sung as if by the Treorchy Male Voice Choir.’

The Scotsman says quickly, ‘I’d like to be shot first.’

Thursday Movie Trivia of the day!‘ How much movie trivia can you answer? 

What movie is this quote from???  ‘Dismount!’

 

Answer: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade! The scout master shouts this during the opening flashback. 

Friday Movie Trivia of the day! ‘How much movie trivia can you answer? What movie is this 

quote from??? ‘Is it a girl?’

 

Thursday’s Quizzler is……….

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N

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T

S , D

Answer: Stand up comedy (stand up comma D)  

Friday’s  Quizzler is……….

General Custer is surrounded by Indians and he’s the only cowboy left. He finds an old lamp in front of him and rubs it. Out pops a genie. The genie grants Custer one wish, with a catch. He says, “Whatever you wish for, each Indian will get two of the same thing.”  Custer ponders a while and thinks:”If I get a bow and arrow they get two. If I get a rifle they get two!” He then rubs the bottle again and out pops the genie. “Well,” the genie asks “have you made up your mind?”

What did Custer ask for to help him get away?

 

Look for answers to today’s quizzlers in MONDAYS Jokes, Quotes, Quizzlers & Teases!  Like this newsletter? Want to receive it daily? Also if you are on the list and do not want to continue to receive this email and would like your name removed from this distribution list, please send an email to the Eucman at Eucstraman@hotmail.com.  https://dailyjokesquotesquizzlersandteases.wordpress.com/ LINKS2 CHECK OUT: www.slampi.org., www.hopeBUILD.org. Emoji

     

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