Notes, Jokes & Quotes

Notes & Facts:

  •  Charlie Chaplin “The Little Tramp”, became an ironic hit for the mega-corporation IBM, according to Time Magazine.
  • The Brooks Brothers manufactured the first iconic green Masters Jackets that are awarded to golf champions.
  • The Zip Code mail sorting system went into effect on July 1, 1963.
  • Boy’s Life magazine was created in 1911 by an 18 year old scout and is still being delivered to more than 1 million subscribers every month.
  • Modern homing pigeons find it more convenient to follow motorways and ring roads and turn left and right at junctions rather than using their in-built navigational abilities.
  • The place where Hitler killed himself is now a children’s playground.
  • Phonophobia is the fear or aversion of loud sounds.
  • Jackie Chan trains his stuntmen and pays their medical bills out of pocket.
  • Cacao plants are slated to disappear by as early as 2050 thanks to warmer temperatures and dryer weather conditions.
  • Director Guillermo del Toro owns a house called ‘Bleak House’ in which there’s a room with a never-ending rainstorm projected onto all windows and audio to match. He often uses this room to write.
  • In China, 171,000 people perished in 1975 due to the collapse of the Banqiao Dam, an event hidden from the world until 2005.
  • The word twelve is worth 12 points in the game Scrabble.

 

Jokes:

  •  How many Country Musicians does it take to screw in a light bulb? Two. One to change the bulb, the other to write a song about how good the old light bulb was.
  • What do you get if you cross a sorceress with a millionaire? A very witch person.
  • What do you call a can opener that doesn’t work? A can’t opener.
  • What did the girl say when the Statue of Liberty sneezed? God bless America.
  • The American Dental Association recently awarded their “Dentist of theYear” award once again. But all it is is a little plaque.
  • When Noah was loading the Ark, where did he put the bees? In the Ark-hives.
  • It’s game 7 of the NBA finals and a man makes his way to his seat at center court. He sits down and notices that the seat next to him is empty. He leans over and asks his neighbor if someone is sitting there. He responds, “No, the seat’s empty.” “The first man exclaims, “What?!? Who in their right mind would have a seat like this for the NBA finals and not use it?” The neighbor responds, “Well the seat is mine, but my wife passed away and this is the first NBA finals we haven’t been together.” The first man responds,” I’m sorry to hear that. Wasn’t there anyone else, a friend or relative, that could’ve taken that seat?” The neighbor responds, “No, they’re all at the funeral.”

 

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