Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 22
1. What is the smallest country in the world, both by size (0.17 square miles) and population (1,000)?
2. One of the great Romantic poets, Lord Byron, kept what kind of pet in his dorm room while studying at Cambridge University?
3. It’s been estimated that a new baby can rob parents of how much sleep in the first year?
“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
Viktor E. Frankl
“Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.”
“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”
Ah, the modern days. I just saw a grandpa help a youngster who was staring into his phone to cross the street.
A recent scientific study showed that out of 2,293,618,367 people, 94% are too lazy to actually read that number.
Everybody knows 40 is the new 30, right? But the police officer giving me a speeding ticket couldn’t be persuaded.
Bus driver to passenger: “Don’t you want to sit down?”
Passenger: “No, I am in a hurry.”
If you don’t know everything…
Best to be first. The first tiger shark to hatch inside of its mother’s womb eats all the other embryos of its siblings. Even scientists admit that this is an unusual mode of survival.
Driving Queen. During World War II, Queen Elizabeth II, then an 18-year-old princess, trained in London as a mechanic and military truck driver.
B-ball judges. The U.S. Supreme Court has its own private basketball court. It’s been nicknamed, “The Highest Court in the Land”.
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