Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 10


1. In the ancient Mediterranean world there was no soap. An item normally found in the kitchen was also used for washing the body. What was it?

2. What is Elton John’s real name?

3. In the novel Don Quixote, what swiveling structures are mistaken for giants?


“The present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own.”
Charles Caleb Colton

“Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to cooperate.”
Margaret Mead

“Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.”

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Corny Jokes

Q: What is red and smells like blue paint?
A: Red Paint

Q: What season is it when you are on a trampoline?
A: Spring time

Q: What did the janitor say when he jumped out of the closet?
A: Supplies!

If you don’t know everything…

The bigger the better? The largest known yoga class happened in Kota, Rajasthan, India, on June 21, 2018. There were 100,984 participants.

What a show. Around 2 billion people watched the 2008 Olympics Opening Ceremony in Beijing, China. It lasted 4 hours, cost $100 million, and was the most watched television broadcast ever.

The size of things. Although atoms are the smallest unit of an element, they consist of even tinier particles called quarks and leptons. An electron is a lepton. Protons and neutrons consist of three quarks each.

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