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Growing Up

Saturday, August 18, 2012      6 comments

My son Mark was only 5 feet, 8 inches tall when he left for college in the fall. He worked through the Christmas holidays and didn't return home again until the February break. When he got off the plane, I was stunned at how much taller he... Read more

For Crying Out Loud

Friday, August 17, 2012      12 comments

With all the new technology regarding fertility, an 88-year-old woman was able to give birth to a baby recently. When she was discharged from the hospital and went home, various relatives came to visit. "May we see the new baby?" one of th... Read more

How to Mess Up a Job Interview

Thursday, August 16, 2012      8 comments

We've all been interviewed for jobs. And, we've all spent most of those interviews thinking about what not to do. Don't bite your nails. Don't fidget. Don't interrupt. Don't belch. If we did any of the don'ts, we knew we'd disqualify ourselves i... Read more

WAYS TO LOOK AT CALORIE BURNING

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      8 comments

RICHARD SIMMONS "SWEATIN' TO THE OLDIES" 10 min: 126c burned 20 min: 252c burned 30 min: 378c burned 40 min: 504c burned 50 min: 630c burned OXYCISE! Oxycise: 10 mins: 118 cals burned moderate intensity Oxycise: 15 mins: 177 c... Read more

WHEN I WAS A KID...

Monday, August 13, 2012      9 comments

When I was a kid adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious diatribes about how hard things were when they were growing up. What with walking twenty-five miles to school every morning uphill both ways through year 'round blizzards ... Read more

BUNGEE JUMPING

Sunday, August 12, 2012      5 comments

The two inventors of the bungee rope went to Spain to test their invention. They built a 50-foot tower and, once completed, one of the guys stood on the edge of the platform and dove into the air with the rope tied to his feet. The other guy, st... Read more

BEST SIGNS

Sunday, August 12, 2012      6 comments

In the front yard of a funeral home, "Drive carefully, we'll wait." In a nonsmoking area, "If we see you smoking, we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action." On a maternity room door, "Push, Push, Push." On a fron... Read more

Where did the expression ''Let them eat cake'' originate?

Sunday, August 12, 2012      8 comments

Answer: Marie Antoinette is reported to have said 'Qu'ils mangent de la brioche'. When French bakers ran out of bread, they were obliged to sell brioche to the needy at the same price as bread. So that when Marie Antoinette was allege... Read more

Great Come-backs by some of history's most famous people

Saturday, August 11, 2012      10 comments

1. Thomas Reed vs Henry Clay Clay: I would rather be right than be president. Reed: The gentleman need not trouble himself, he'll never be either. 2. Winston Churchill vs Lady Astor Astor: Winston, if you were my husband, I'd put ... Read more

Camping Tips

Friday, August 10, 2012      12 comments

Q. What equipment will I need to go camping? A. You need a tent. Tent sizes are measured in units of men, as in "a three-man tent"; this tells you how many men are required to erect the tent if they are all professional tent engineers. Even... Read more

OXYMORONS

Thursday, August 09, 2012      14 comments

- State worker - Legally drunk - Exact estimate - Act naturally - Found missing - Resident alien - Genuine imitation - Airline Food - Good grief - Government organization - Sanitary landfill - Alone together - Small crowd... Read more

What was the baker thinking?

Monday, August 06, 2012      9 comments

When my coworker Donsa was promoted, we decided to celebrate. Her boss called the baker and ordered a cake. "Two questions," said the baker. "Is Donsa a man or a woman? And what do you want the cake to say?" "The cake should read 'Cong... Read more

Eating Chocolate

Monday, August 06, 2012      10 comments

Chocolate is derived from cocoa beans. Bean = vegetable. Sugar is derived from either sugar CANE or sugar BEETS. Both are plants, which places them in the vegetable category. Thus, chocolate is a vegetable. The problem: How to get 2 pounds... Read more

Wise Words from Wise Women

Sunday, August 05, 2012      7 comments

I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch. - Gilda Radner Behind every successful man is a surprised woman. - Maryon Pearson Our struggle today is not to have a female Einstein get appointed as an assistant professor. It i... Read more

EVER WONDER

Sunday, August 05, 2012      10 comments

Oldie but goodie... Why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin? Why women can't put on mascara with their mouth closed? Why don't you ever see the headline "Psychic Wins Lottery"? Why is "abbreviated" such a long word? Why ... Read more


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