Notes, Jokes & Quotes

Notes & Facts:

  • The Library of Congress has 600 miles of shelves.
  •  The Lollipop was named after one of the most famous Racehorses in the early 1900’s named Lolly Pop.
  • Neil Armstrong didn’t say “That’s one small step for man.” The astronaut insists he actually stated, “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” “That’s the only way the statement makes any sense,” Armstrong told biographer James Hansen. And for the record, no real astronaut ever uttered “Houston, we have a problem” — Tom Hanks only said that in the movie Apollo 13.
  • M&M stands for Mars and Murrie. Forrest Mars (son of the Mars Company founder) first spotted the British confection Smarties during the Spanish Civil War and noticed the candy shell prevented the chocolate from melting. He teamed up with Bruce Murrie (son of Hershey Chocolate’s president) and the company later trademarked the “Melts in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hand” slogan.
  • Jokes:
  • What do you call a company that fields of grass using airplanes? “A reseeding airline”.
  • Woman decided to become a teacher and said I am only going to teach subtraction, stating she just wanted to make a “difference”.
  • Young boy asked his dad “can you tell me what a solar eclipse is? Dad replies “No Sun”.
  • A horse walks into a bar and the bartender says “Hey”, the horse says “Yes please”.
  • Did you know that a group of crows is called a murder? Well technically it’s only a murder if there’s probable caws.

 

Quotes:

  • Don’t be disappointed if people refuse to help you. Remember the words of Einstein, “I am thankful to those who said NO. Because of them I did it myself.

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