Notes, Jokes & Quotes of the Day for Mon/Tue

Notes of the Day:

  •  The world’s first underground passenger train is in London, commonly called “The Tube”. It first began operation in 1863.
  • The oldest believed dice game still being played is believed to be Backgammon.
  • The only President to receive the Medal of Honor was Theodore Poosevelt and was given posthumously by President Bill Clinton.
  • If you have a $10 bill in your pocket and no debts, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.
  • Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles per hour.  Each one takes 500 years to decompose.
  • Recycling a single plastic bottle can conserve enough energy to light a 60W bulb for up to 6 hours.
  • Indian housewives hold 11% of the World’s Gold.  That is more than the reserves of the U.S., IMF, Switzerland, and Germany put together.
  • When the “Elephant Whisperer” Lawrence Anthony died, a herd of elephants arrived at his house to mourn him.
  • Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one-third.

Jokes of the day:

  •  A flight attendant was stationed at the departure gate to check tickets. As a man approached, she extended her hand for the ticket and he opened his trench coat and flashed her. Without missing a beat she said, “Sir, I need to see your ticket not your stub.”
  • I went to the psychiatrist, and he says “You’re crazy.” I tell him I want a second opinion. He says, “Okay, you’re Ugly too”.
  • The average woman would rather have beauty than brains because the average man can see better than he can think.
  • “Do you think,” asked the poll taker, “that the terms of Congressmen should be limited?” “Hell no!” raged the taxpayer. “They should stay in jail as long as everyone else!”
  • He who courts and goes away, may court again another day; But he who weds and courts girls still, may go to court against his will.
  • A grasshopper walks into a bar. Bartender says, hey, we got a drink named after you. The grasshopper says, you have a drink named Steve?

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