Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 31
1. What song about her age did Charmian Carr sing in the movie version of “The Sound of Music”?
2. What was the first country to formally recognize the independence of the United States?
3. Which European city is nicknamed “The Eternal City”?
“Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.”
“It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.”
“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”
“This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Q: Why was there thunder and lightning in the lab?
A: The scientists were brainstorming!
Q: Why couldn’t the pirate play cards?
A: Because he was sitting on the deck!
Q: Where do bees go to the bathroom?
A: At the BP station!
Q: Why did the traffic light turn red?
A: You would too if you had to change in the middle of the street!
If you don’t know everything…
More people up north. Ninety percent of Earth’s population lives in the Northern Hemisphere.
Food storage. Camels can drink 30 gallons of water in just 13 minutes, but they don’t store water in their humps. The water is stored in the camel’s bloodstream. Its fatty hump serves as a source of nourishment when food is scarce.
Great AND vain. Alexander the Great named over 70 cities after himself.
Reaching agreement. The 400 people interviewed for an oral history of MTV’s early years could not agree on what was the best video, but they all agreed Billy Squier’s “Rock Me Tonite” was the worst.
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