WELCOME to Thursday, July 9, 2015.
You know you’re getting old when…
That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Have a great Thursday people and whatever
you do, don’t forget to LAUGH IT UP! Peace, I am outta here, Eucman!
QUOTES OF THE DAY
“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.” -Douglas Adams
“Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.” -William Dement
“I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.” -Rene Descartes
G U A R A N T E D T O M A K E Y O U L A F F….
English professors love to catch the errors students make in their term papers, and they love nothing better than to catch mixed metaphors. The “friends and survivors” of Calvin College English department collected this list of mixed metaphors and posted them on their web site:
“He swept the rug under the carpet.”
“She’s burning the midnight oil at both ends.”
“It was so cold last night I had to throw another blanket on the fire.”
“It’s time to step up to the plate and cut the mustard.”
“She’s robbing Peter to pay the piper.”
“He’s up a tree without a paddle.”
“Beware my friend…you are skating on hot water.”
“Keep your ear to the grindstone.”
“Sometimes you’ve gotta stick your neck out on a limb.”
“Some people sail through life on a bed of roses like a knife slicing through butter.”
Wednesday’s Movie Trivia of the day!‘ What movie is this quote from??? ‘I think you’re underestimating the value of this deskset. I mean, who would want a football, or a car, when they could have a deskset as wonderful as this one? If I were going to buy a deskset twice, I would probably buy this one… both times!’
Answer: Toy Soldiers! Billy (Sean Astin) says this to Derek, aka Yogurt, when they sneak into the headmaster’s office in an attempt to switch the receiving chip in the detonator with that of the remote control airplane.
Thursday Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from??? ‘Bees! Bees everywhere! Oh my God, they’re here! They’re ripping my flesh off!… Run! Save yourselves! Your firearms are useless against them!’
Wednesday’s Quizzler is……….
Georges, Patrick, Charlis, Samuel and Bruno are five Frenchmen. Georges knows English and Chinese. Patrick knows Chinese and Japanese. Charlis knows Japanese and German. Samuel knows German and English. Bruno knows them all: English, Chinese, Japanese and German.
In how many ways can they sit in a row, such that any two neighboring persons have no problems in communication?
ANSWER: 5*4*3*2*1=120. They are Frenchmen, and can all speak French. Therefore, any order is OK.
Thursday’s Quizzler is……….
Put this on,
And warm you’ll be.
Take one off,
And an emotion, you’ll see.
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