Notes, Jokes & Quotes

Notes & Facts:

  •  MBA Hall of Famer Reggie Miller’s sister Cheryl was a four time All American basketball player at USC and a member of the 1984 Olympic team.
  • Richard Rodgers was the first person to win all 4 American Entertainment awards, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.  Rodgers and Hammerstein, together created show music as we know it today.
  • Steve Jobs was fired from his job to launch one of the first digital music players.
  • China gets a new billionaire ever 5 days.
  • In 2013, Disney tried to trademark the phrase “Día de Los Muertos,” a Mexican holiday.
  • Emma Morano, the last person born in the 1800s, died in 2017 at the age of 117.
  • Despite the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon won the election by a landslide, winning 49 of 50 states, the highest of any Republican nominee.
  • In 2017, a 10-year-old boy in China spent 2 years collecting 160,000 plastic bottles, raising $2,700. He donated all this money to orphans of AIDS victims.
  • The genome of wheat is five times larger than the human genome.
  • The Czech general Jan Zizka ordered his skin to be turned into a war drum after his death. It was beaten at times of national emergency.
  • More than 6,000 Swedish men have the first name “Love.”

Jokes:

  •  A woman walked into a savings & loan and said to the loan officer, “I’d like to talk to you about a loan.” “Great!” the ecstatic loan officer replied, “How much can you give us?”
  • You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool Mom.
  • A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip.
  • What do you call a king who is only 12 inches tall? A ruler.
  • Why did the orange stop in the middle of the hill? It ran out of juice!
  • What do you get when you play a country song backwards? You get your house back, your car back, your woman back, and your whole damn life back.
  • Never blow in a cat’s ear because if you do, usually after three or four times, they will bite your lips! And they don’t let go for at least a minute.
  • What’s with the people who put carpeting on the lid of their toilet seat? What are they thinking, “Gee, if we have a party there may not be enough standing room; I’d better carpet the toilet too.”

 

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