Friday, 19 December 2014

There are No Such Things as Strangers


We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

All ears - Listening intently; fully focused or Awaiting an explanation  #ENGidioms
                                    
Bass - A Shoal of bass. #factoid #collectivenouns


"Creed' was the last name of the family in Stephen King's "Pet Sematary". #factoid 

It was magic when dad would "remove" his thumb. #IwantToGoBackInTime                          

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find that he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do. ~ Henry Ford #quote



Why do people clink their glasses before drinking a toast? ~ It used to be common for someone to try to kill an enemy by offering him a poisoned drink. To prove to a guest that a drink was safe, it became customary for a guest to pour a small amount of his drink into the glass of the host. Both men would drink it simultaneously. When a guest trusted his host, he would only touch or clink the host's glass with his own. #factoid


Team spirit is knowing and living the belief that what a group of people can accomplish together is much larger, far greater, and will exceed that which an individual can accomplish alone. ~ Diane Arias #quote

'Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.’ Oscar Wilde, writer. #famouslastwords  
                                
For a song - Almost free  Very cheap  #ENGidioms

The net on a tennis court was the perfect height to play volleyball and rules didn't matter. #IwantToGoBackInTime              


Dogs come when they're called. Cats take a message and get back to you. ~  Mary Bly #quotes #cats                                    
Earthworms have five hearts #factoid    

Reality is a nice place, but I wouldn't want to live there #bumperstickers

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month. ~ Henry Van Dyke  #quote         



Any ordinary favour we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain. ~ Sharon Salzberg #quote

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. ~ Will Rogers #quote
                                    
I'm wondering if you have any horns with goofy songs #bumperstickers        
                           
"Jaws" is the most common name for a goldfish. #factoid   

The cat has too much spirit to have no heart. ~  Ernest Menaul #quotes #cats



Support publik edekasion #bumperstickers                                      
I'm only driving this way to piss you off #bumperstickers

Humpty-Dumpty was pushed #bumperstickers     

                       
There are no such things as strangers, only friends that we have not yet met. ~ Author Unknown #quote 
                                    
When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate, they do the same when you are looking at someone you hate. #factoid     


When a cake recipe calls for flouring the baking pan, use a bit of the dry cake mix instead - no white mess on the outside of the cake. #tips  
                                 
Do what you can with what you've got wherever you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt #quote  
                                 
The more you listen, the more you know #bumperstickers

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 #factoid

You WILL eat it, and you WILL like it! #Momism                                      
Save a tree, eat a beaver #bumperstickers

The total weight of skin in an average adult human is 6 lb. #factoid (2.7 kg). #factoid       
The first letters of the months July through to November spell JASON #ENGlanguage

I Don’t Have To Be Dead To Donate My Organ #bumperstickers                            
In Korea and other East Asian countries, the age of the person is counted from conception and not physical birth #factoid                                      
Approximately 60% of the water used by households during the summer is used for watering flowers and lawns. #factoid
                                     
The  chances of an open-faced jelly sandwich landing face down on a  floor, are directly correlated to the newness and cost of the carpet or rug. #lifelaws

One human hair can support 3 ounces. #factoid
                                   
An olive tree can live up to 1500 years #factoid