Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 14

Trivia

1. What is the only bird that can fly backwards?

2. A shuttlecock is used in what sport?

3. Which Texas city was the home of the first Blockbuster video store, opened in 1985, with 8,000 movies ready to be rented?

4. What term is used in describing a situation where a golfer scores 8 on a hole?

Quotes

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.”
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.”
William Shakespeare

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
Wayne Dyer

“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!”
Anne Frank

Corny Jokes

Q: Why does a Moon-rock taste better than an Earth-rock?
A: Because it’s a little meteor

Q: Why did the picture go to jail?
A: Because it was framed!

Q: What stays in the corner and travels all over the world?
A: A stamp

Q: What do you call a man that irons clothes?
A: Iron Man

If you don’t know everything…

Poe’s Bird Choice. In one of his masterpieces, Edgar Allen Poe originally envisioned a parrot repeating the refrain “nevermore.” But he felt it did not work with the intended tone. Thus, the classic verse is known as “The Raven.”

Yum. One acre of peanuts can make approximately 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches.

Penguin variety. Most scientists agree that there are 17 species of penguins. Of the 17 species, 13 are either threatened or endangered, with some on the brink of extinction.

The patron saint of… Ireland? St. Patrick may have been born in Wales or England, not in Ireland.

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