Sunday, 31 August 2014

Why Be Difficult?



Why be difficult, when with a bit of effort, you can be impossible #bumperstickers

Sponges hold more cold water than hot #factoid

More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes. #factoid


Coffee beans aren't beans; they are fruit pits #factoid

If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. #factoid

YES this is my truck, NO I won't help you move #bumperstickers

Who were the beta testers for Preparations A through G #bumperstickers

Racehorses ~ A String of racehorses. #factoid #collectivenouns


The only continent with no active volcanoes is Australia #factoid

I believe the Internet is an information source, not a lifestyle choice #bumperstickers

Pride is what we have. Vanity is what others have #bumperstickers

The colour blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones. #factoid

I think your hard drive has a slipped disk #bumperstickers


Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down #bumperstickers

Ace in the hole ~ A hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage  #ENGidioms

When life is bad keep your head up, that way you don't see all the shit you've stepped in #bumperstickers


Anger is merely depression without enthusiasm #bumperstickers

Time is the best teacher; unfortunately it kills all its students #bumperstickers

Dublin is home of the Fairy Investigation Society. #factoid

Charles the Simple was the grandson of Charles the Bald, both were rulers of France. #factoid

During the seventeen century, the Sultan of Turkey ordered his entire harem of women drowned, and replace with a new one. #factoid

Dyslexics Untie #bumperstickers

Cucumbers are 96% water. #factoid

The word 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel #ENGlanguage


Dartboards are/used to be made out of horsehair. #factoid

If at first you do succeed, try not to look astonished #bumperstickers

LSD melts in your mind, not in your hands #bumperstickers




Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six (6) feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush (… thinking about leaving your toothbrush in the living room now?). #factoid



The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It To Beaver". #factoid

While at Havard University, Edward Kennedy was suspended for cheating on a Spanish exam. #factoid

If your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times #factoids

You can't be late until you show up #bumperstickers

My other vehicle is a Romulan Warbird #bumperstickers




Welcome To Shit Creek – Sorry, We’re Out Of Paddles #bumperstickers

Canned Coca Cola was first introduced in the domestic market in 1960. #factoid

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

It's Raining Wednesdays








Wednesday, 20 August 2014

A man can stand anything except...

A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti #quote

A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man. ~ Archibald MacLeish #quote

A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. ~ Hunter S. Thompson #quote


A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. ~ Malcolm X #quote

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. ~ Muhammad Ali #quote

A man who wishes to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. ~ Jack Lee #quote

A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

A man will give up almost anything except his suffering. ~ John Cleese #quote

A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure. ~ Lee Segall #quote

A man said to the Universe, 'Sir! I exist!'   'However,' replied the universe,'The fact has not created in me a sense of obligation ~ S. Crane #quote

A man sees what he wants to see / And disregards the rest. ~ Paul Simon #lyrics

A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth.  ~ Henrik Ibsen #quote

A man that has never lied to a woman has no respect for her feelings. ~ Woody Allen #quote

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way. ~ Mark Twain #quote


A man who doesn't trust himself can never really trust anyone else. ~ Cardinal De Retz #quote

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune. ~ Richard Whately #quote

A man who is "of sound mind" is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key. ~ Paul ValΓ©ry #quote
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. ~ Brendan Francis #quote

A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes. ~  Mahatma Gandhi #quote

A man is never more serious than when he praise himself. ~ Lichtenberg, Georg C. #quote

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

A man is the sum of his misfortunes. ~ Faulkner (Sound & The Fury) #quote

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. ~ Aristophanes #quote
A man of 80 has outlived probably 3 new schools of painting, 2 of architecture and poetry and a 100 in dress. ~ Lord Byron #quote

A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself. ~ Samuel Johnson #quote

A man once said death smiles upon us all. All a man can do is smile back. ~ Gladiator #linesfrommovies

A man possesses talent; genius possesses the man. ~ Isaac Stern #quote
A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval. ~ Barbara Walters #quote

A man cannot be too careful in his choice of enemies. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

A man could spend the rest of his life trying to remember what he shouldn't have said. ~ Abraham Polonsky #quote

A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them. ~ James Madison #quote

A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal. ~ Jean Giraudoux #quote
A man is a god in ruins. ~ Duke Ellington #quote

A man is a poet if difficulties inherent in his art provide him with ideas;he is not a poet if they deprive him of ideas. ~ Paul Valery #quote

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.  ~ Winston Churchill #quote


A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason. ~ J. P. Morgan #quote

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner. ~ Norman Douglas #quote

A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. ~ John Burroughs #quote

A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  #quote


Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Mafia means Beauty

The "you are here" arrow on maps is called an ideo locator. #factoid                                       
Most of our dreams last anywhere from five to 20 minutes. #factoid                                       
Ants never sleep #factoid   
                                   
The 3 most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English #factoid     


Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots. #factoid                                       
Crows ~ a hover, muster, or parcel of crows; a murder of crows; a horde of crows; a parliament of crows. #factoid #collectivenoun
              



President Kaunda of Zambia once threatened to resign if his fellow countrymen didn't stop drinking so much alcohol. #factoid

Giraffes can't swim #factoid   
                                   
One human brain generates more electrical impulses in a single day than all of the world's telephones put together. #factoid   
                       
Toque - (pronounced "tuke," like Luke) A knit cap usually worn in winter. Known as a Ski Cap in the USA. #CanadianSlang   
                       
Kanata is the St. Lawrence-Iroquoian word for "village" or "settlement." #factoid         

The "L. L." in L. L. Bean stands for Leon Leonwood. #factoid                                       
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey. #factoid                                       
In Italian: "mafia" means "beauty, excellence and bravery"; "cosa nostra" means "our thing". #factoid
                               

Baboons ~ a troop of baboons; a flange of baboons #factoid #collectivenoun

The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons. #factoid

Cats can produce over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs can only produce about ten. #factoid                                       
The word 'karaoke' means 'empty orchestra'. #factoid   
                                   
To get rid of itch from mosquito bite: try applying soap on the area, instant relief. #tips   

PAMPERS disposable diapers were invented in 1961. #factoid       
                              
         

Swans - a game, bank, team, herd or bevy of swans; a wedge of swans in the air; a lamentation of swans;  a ballet of swans. #factoid #collectivenoun
           
Place a slice of apple in hardened brown sugar to soften it back up. #tips                                    
Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is 'Crash Course'. #factoid 

It's possible to lead a cow upstairs – but not downstairs. #factoid                                       
Clocks made before 1687 had only one hand, an hour hand. #factoid  
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans. #factoid

If an Amish man has a beard, he is married. #factoid   
                                   
The world's largest coins, in size and standard value, were copper plates used in Alaska around 1850. They were about a metre (3 ft) long, half-a-metre (about 2 ft) wide, weighed 40 kg (90 lb), and were worth $2,500. #factoid

The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders! #factoid

One American of every 16 will have one of the Top 12 most common last names. #factoid    

Hans Christian Andersen, Cher, Tom Cruise, Albert Einstein, Whoopie Goldberg, Greg Louganis, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Gen. George S. Patton, are (were) all dyslexics. #factoid

One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers (they saw it as competition). #factoid   
           
The thyroid cartilage is more commonly known as the adams apple. #factoid
                                   
Men commit suicide three times more frequently than women do. But women attempt suicide two to three times more often than men. #factoid   
               
An alligator can go through 2,000 to 3,000 teeth in a lifetime. #factoid                                       
In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting ad space on his cows. #factoid   
                                  
Before it was stopped by the British, it was the not uncommon for women in some areas of India to choose to be burnt alive on their husband's funeral pyre. #factoid
           
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P. #factoid       
                           
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt. #factoid  

Horses can't vomit and pigs can't look up in the sky #factoid      
                           
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors. #factoid