Notes, Jokes & Quotes for Tue/Wed

Notes of the Day:

  • October 30, 1938 the Radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, starring Orson Welles, caused nationwide panic among listeners.
  • On October 28, 1886, The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.
  • The average keyboard contains 3,295 germs per square inch.
  • October 29, 1929, Black Tuesday hits Wall Street as Stock prices collapse on the New York Stock Exchange precipitating the Great Depression.
  • 9 out of 10 adults with Lupus are women.
  • Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. In the US, back pain costs over $50 Billion in missed work days, per years.
  • Henry Hiemlich used the Hiemlich Maneuver for the first time at 96-years-old in 2016.
  • Sylvester Stallone considers his 1992 movie ‘Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot’ as “maybe one of the worst films in the entire solar system.”
  • The only State in the Union that has no snakes is Hawaii.

 

Jokes of the Day:

  •  A traveling evangelist always put on a grand finale at his revival meetings, When he was to preach at a church, he would secretly hire a small boy to sit in the ceiling rafters with a dove in a cage. Toward the end of his sermon, the preacher would shout for the Holy Spirit to come down, and the boy in the rafters would dutifully release the dove.  At one revival meeting, however, nothing happened when the preacher called for the Holy Spirit to descend. He again raised his arms and exclaimed: “Come down, Holy Spirit!”Still no sign of the dove.  The preacher then heard the anxious voice of a small boy call down from the rafters:”Sir, a big black cat just ate the Holy Spirit. Shall I throw down the cat?”
  • Q. Why are married women heavier than single women?  A. Single women come home, see what’s in the fridge and go to bed. Married women come home, see what’s in bed and go to the fridge.
  • You do not need a parachute to skydive.  You only need one if you want to skydive twice.
  • An old blind and his seeing eye dog walked into a store.  When he gets in, he starts swinging his dog around.  Upset by this, the manager demanded to know what he was doing.  The blind man calmly replied, “I’m just looking around.”
  • I knew a guy who got his whole left side cut off.  He’s all right now.
  • I was at an ATM and this old lady asked me to help check her balance.  So I pushed her over.

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