Notes, Jokes & Quotes for Sat/Sunday

Notes of the Day:

  • In Sweden, up to 63,000 people, mostly women, were sterilised under a racial purity programme approved by the state until 1976.
  • Farmers are encouraged to test soil quality by burying their underpants and digging them up two months later. In good soil they are eaten by microbes; in poor soil untouched.
  • Throughout his life, JFK had four spinal surgeries, two of them nearly resulting in his death.
  • Judaism emphasizes that sex is a deeply holy act to be performed regularly, and insists that it be pleasurable for both members of a married couple.
  • In 2014, a pair of underpants donated by the mayor of Brussels was stolen from the Brussels Underpants Museum.
  • In Norse, the name Siri means “a beautiful woman that leads you to victory.”
  • American gymnast George Eyser competed during the 1904 Summer Games despite his wooden left leg, winning the gold medals in the vault, parallel bars and rope climbing.

Jokes of the Day:

  •  Why won’t sharks attack lawyers? Professional courtesy.
  • Did you hear about the butcher who backed up into the meat grinder? He got a little behind in his work.
  • A farmer is walking with a prospective buyer when they see a beautiful pig in the yard, except it has a wooden leg. The buyer asks, “Why the wooden leg?” The farmer replies, “That pig is so smart, I let it drive the kids to school.”
    “Great, but why the wooden leg?”
    “The pig is so smart it has a degree in horticulture and philosophy.”
    “Amazing! But why the bloody wooden leg?”
    “Well when you have a pig that smart you don’t eat it all at once!”
  • While visiting a friend in the hospital, a young man notices several pretty nurses, each one of them wearing a pin designed to look like an apple. “What does the pin signify?” he asks one of them. “Oh! Nothing,” she says with a chuckle, “we just use it to keep the doctors away.”

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