Notes, Jokes, & Quotes of the Day – Tuesday

Notes of the day:

– Pirates probably didn’t wear eyepatches because of a missing eye; it’s much more likely that they were keeping one eye ready to see in darkness, so to adjust quickly when going below deck.

– In the late Middle Ages, books were so valuable that libraries would chain them to the bookcase.  This was widley practiced until the 18th century.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

– Cologne was originally produced as protection against the plague.  It was widely believed that bad-smelling air spread the disease.

Famous Birthdays:

– Adam Smith 1723

– Kenny G. 1956

Jokes of the Day:

– Teacher: “Kids, what does the chicken give you?”
Student: “Meat!”
Teacher: “Very good! Now what does the pig give you?”
Student: “Bacon!”
Teacher: “Great! And what does the fat cow give you?”
Student: “Homework!

– Why are frogs always so happy? They eat what ever bugs them.

Quotes of the Day:

 

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