Wednesday’s Jokes, Quotes, Quizzlers and Teases!‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏

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WELCOME to Wednesday, February 18, 2015.    

Did You Realize That…
In just one year, each and every American on average consumes enough wood and paper to construct a tree 100 feet tall and 16 inches in diameter.
Over three million Americans stutter.  Stuttering is gender related and affects three to four times as many males as females.
The maximum speed that raindrops can fall at is around 18mph.  The precise speed depends on their size.
Because of thermal expansion the Eiffel Tower is 15cm taller in summer than in winter.
The human head contains 22 bones.
A bolt of lightning contains enough energy to toast 160,000 pieces of bread. Unfortunately, the bolt only takes 1/10,000 of a second – so turning the bread over might prove difficult!
The tomato is the world’s most popular fruit.
Worldwide, 20,000 brands of beer are brewed in 180 styles, from ales, lagers, pilsner and stouts to bitters, cream ales and iced beers.
Raphlesia – The world’s largest plant. The largest flower in the world is Rafflesia arnoldi.  Surprisingly, it is a a parasitic plant that  grows only on Sumatra, Indonesia.  The genus Rafflesia was named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, the great explorer. Its petals can reach a foot and half long, if you were to touch one the leaves are 1 inch thick.
In 1313, King Edward II stated that, ‘You are forbidden from dying in parliament.’
In Melbourne, Australia it is illegal for men to parade in strapless dresses, however, they are allowed to cross-dress in anything with sleeves.
King George V changed the name of the British royal family from the German sounding Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor in 1917.  As the great war was at its height King George V wanted to distance himself from his cousin Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.
Ravens are kept in the Tower of London because, according to myth, the British throne will come to a fall if the ravens leave the tower. The wings of the ravens are clipped to prevent them from flying away.
That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Have a wonderful Wednesday people and whatever
you do, don’t forget to LAUGH IT UP! Peace, I am outta here, Eucman!
 

 

QUOTES OF THE DAY   

“After the Northeast was hit with a second major snowstorm yesterday, meteorologists are predicting even more snow will come on Thursday. So I think we all know what we have to do. We have to kill that groundhog.” -Seth Meyers

“Researchers at the University of Vermont determined that the world’s happiest language is Spanish. German finished fourth, which I find hard to believe. In German, even ‘I love you’ sounds like a threat.” -Jimmy Kimmel

“A woman in Manhattan went into a seafood restaurant, bit into a hunk of fish and got a fish hook in her mouth. I hate when you go into a restaurant and you’re the catch of the day.” -Dave Letterman

 

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

While I was dining in the restaurant of a large hotel, I heard a loud crash. A waitress had dropped a whole tray of coffee cups, plates, and dishes. Being only a couple tables away from her, I felt a stinging pain in my hand where I was cut from the shattered debris. I was immediately escorted to the hotel doctor. 

“What happened?” he asked. I said, “Attacked by a flying saucer.” 

 

Tuesday’s Movie Trivia of the day!‘ What movie is this quote from??? ‘Noah was a drunk. Look what he accomplished. And no one’s even asking you to build an ark. All you have to do is go to New Jersey.’

Answer: Dogma! A great Kevin Smith movie. 

Wednesday Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from??? ‘Jimmy was the kind of guy that rooted for bad guys in the movies.’

Tuesday’s Quizzler is……….

 When you behead a word, you remove the first letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.

Example: Begin -> Sour, acidic

Answer: The words are Start and Tart.

1. Female parent -> Not one already mentioned; alternate

2. Several; large indefinite number -> One; some indefinite number

3. A story’s lesson -> Relating to the mouth; using speech

4. Face disguise -> To request

5. Trough for animal food -> Wrath; strong displeasure

6. Sparse, poor quality -> Showing keen interest

7. Symbolic team figure -> Necktie or scarf with broad ends

8. Anything that belongs to a group -> Glowing wood fragment

ANSWER: 1. Mother -> Other  2. Many -> Any  3. Moral -> Oral  4. Mask -> Ask  5. Manger -> Anger

6. Meager -> Eager  7. Mascot -> Ascot  8. Member -> Ember 

Wednesday’s  Quizzler is……….

When you behead a word, you remove the first letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.

Example: Begin -> Sour, acidic

Answer: The words are Start and Tart.

1. Skin problem; reckless -> Fire by-product

2. One way of moving a boat -> Requiring to pay

3. Loud noise -> Used to move a boat

4. Used to steer a boat -> Cow mammary gland

5. Distant -> Display feelings openly

6. One who patrols a region -> Strong displeasure

7. A connection among things -> Feeling of joy and pride

8. Quick political change -> Gradual biological change

 
  
 
TODAY’S QUIZZMASTER OF THE DAY AWARD GOES TO MS. ANDREA L. BANKS! NICE WORK BANKS! 
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Look for answers to today’s quizzlers in THURSDAYS 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/ LINKS: www.slampi.org., www.hopeBUILD.org. Emoji

 
 

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