Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 7
1. Ray Bolger, who played The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, wore prosthetics on his face during the shoot. How long did it take the lines to vanish?
2. If you could drive your car to the moon at 60 miles per hour, how long would it take to get there?
3. What was the capital of the United States when the constitution was ratified?
“We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.”
“Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.”
“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.”
“Hope” is the thing with feathers –
That perches in the soul –
And sings the tune without the words –
And never stops – at all –
Q. Did you hear about the pessimist who hates German sausage?
A. He always fears the Wurst.
Q. Where do polar bears vote?
A. The North Poll.
Q. What do you call two elephants having a chat?
A. A heavy discussion.
Q. Did you hear about the paddle sale at the boat store?
A. It was quite an oar deal.
If you don’t know everything…
Man’s best friend – not. Not at all a dog lover, President Harry Truman received Feller, a cocker spaniel, as a gift — and promptly re-gifted him, to the anger of the American public. He and his wife had vowed not to have dogs or cats in the White House, making him the first president since Martin Van Buren to live there without pets.
Sphenopalatine Ganglioneuralgia. That is the scientific name for the brain freeze you get if you eat ice cream too fast. If you get one, press your tongue to the roof of your mouth to reduce the pain and get back to your frozen treat that much faster.
Communication. Scientists have found that trees can flood their leaves with chemicals called phenolics when insects begin their raid. They can also signal danger to other trees so they can start their own defense.
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