Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 12

Trivia

1. Which of these empires had no written language: Tang Dynasty, Aztec Empire, Roman Empire, or Incan Empire?

2. What famous speech ends with, “That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth”?

3. What animals do not exist in the wild in Ireland?

Quotes

“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”
Erma Bombeck

“To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.”
Confucius

“Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.”
Fred Rogers

Corny Jokes

Q: What do you call having your grandma on speed dial?
A: Instagram.

Q: What do you call a bee that lives in America?
A: USB

Q: What do you call a cow with a twitch?
A: Beef Jerky.

Q: What Do You Call A Bear With No Teeth?
A: A Gummy Bear

If you don’t know everything…

Shorter than Water Displacer Forty. The WD in WD-40 is an abbreviation for Water Displacer.

Slower light goes up. The lightning that we see actually goes from the ground to the sky in what is known as the “return stroke.” The return stroke travels at 1/3 the speed of light. We can’t see the initial “stepped leader” that passes from the sky to the ground.

Wanna Wash! The most common invention of the 19th century was the washing machine. Between 1804 and 1873, at least 1676 patents were issued by the United States Patent Office for various clothes washing devices.

Future Presidential Visit. John Adams was an ardent admirer of William Shakespeare. With Thomas Jefferson, Adams visited Shakespeare’s home in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1786. Adams liked it; Jefferson thought they were overcharged for the tour.

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