Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 34

Trivia

1. How many days are there in a leap year?

2. Which country has been donating London’s Trafalgar’s Square’s Christmas tree since 1947?

3. What round-bottomed cooking vessel did China introduce to the culinary world?

4. Which country and western singer is best remembered for her recording of “Crazy”?

Quotes

“Well done is better than well said.”
Benjamin Franklin

“You must be bold, brave, and courageous and find a way… to get in the way.”
John Lewis

“If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”
Toni Morrison

Corny Jokes

If at first you don’t succeed, skydiving is not for you.

I’m throwing a space-themed party for my birthday but I don’t want to planet.

Whoever invented knock-knock jokes deserves a no-bell prize.

I had a dream I was eating a giant marshmallow and when I woke up my pillow was gone.

If you don’t know everything…

Great handwriting. Jacob Shallus, clerk of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, spent a weekend in 1787 copying the United States Constitution onto parchment. Shallus wrote in a very legible script with titles that were made larger and darker, a penman’s technique called engrossing. All of the document is in Shallus’s handwriting except for the list of states found at the end of the Constitution. Those were penned by Alexander Hamilton.

Champion. Although Michael Jordan was cut from the varsity basketball team his sophomore year, he was the star of the J.V. team and grew four inches by the time he tried out in his junior year.

Lots of best friends. There are approximately 600 million dogs in the world. It is estimated that nearly 400M of those dogs are strays. The United States has the highest pet dog population in the world — estimated to be about 75 million.

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