Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 36

Trivia

1. Which number is the only number with the same number of letters as the meaning of its name?

2. What phobia is the intense and disproportionate fear of one’s mother-in-law?

3. Female bats give birth while hanging upside down. What do they use to catch the babies?

Quotes

“If you’re not hopeful and optimistic, then you just give up. You have to take the long hard look and just believe that if you’re consistent, you will succeed.”
John Lewis

“I don’t measure America by its achievement but by its potential.”
Shirley Chisholm

“He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.”
Plato

Corny Jokes

Q: Why can’t your nose be 12 inches long?
A: Because then it would be a foot!

Q: What did the man say to the wall?
A: One more crack like that and I’ll plaster ya!

Q: Why don’t skeletons fight each other?
A: They don’t have the guts.

Q: What has four wheels and flies?
A: Garbage truck!

If you don’t know everything…

No nuts? Chock Full o’ Nuts coffee does not contain nuts. It’s named for a chain of nut stores that the founder William Black converted into coffee shops.

Flexible feet. Geckos can turn the stickiness of their feet on and off at will.

Her private code. Beatrix Potter, who wrote and illustrated “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” and many other books, kept a journal in which she jotted down her private thoughts in a secret code. This code was so difficult it was not cracked and translated until 1958.

Versatile Bacon. During WWII, the U.S. government urged citizens to donate their excess bacon fat to the army. A whole committee was even created for it: The American Fat Salvage Committee. The fat was used to make glycerin which in turn was used to make bombs.

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