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On the lighter side
  • Indecision is the key to flexibility.
  • He who hesitates is not only lost, but also miles from the next exit!
  • A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
  • Never run out of altitude, airspeed & ideas at one time.
  • Remember: Don't insult the alligator until after you cross the river!
  • Worry is the darkroom in which negatives are developed.
  • Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your mouth is moving.
  • If you want the last word in an argument, say, "You're right.
  • Some people have all the commitment of a Kamikaze pilot on his tenth mission.
  • A critic is one who knows the way, but can't drive a car.
  • Turns out we've all been eating the wrong things . Since the dawn of civilization.
  • Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news , which obeys its own special laws.
  • Camping is natures way of promoting the motel business.
  • Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
  • Silence is true wisdom's best reply.

  1. What is the traditional birthstone for October?
  2. What salad ingredient has also been known as the "love apple"?
  3. How fast do hummingbirds fly?
  4. In which African country is Timbuktu?
  5. What is the most common name in France?
  6. How many bones are the in the human body?
  7. What is the oldest known vegetable?
  8. What is the largest island in Europe?
  9. How many pieces does each player start with in Backgammon?
  10. What name were giraffes first given in English?
  11. Which Batman villain usually carried an umbrella?
  12. What number cannot be represented in Roman numerals?
  13. How many bones are in a giraffes neck?

Quotable Quotes
  • The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas - Linus Pauling
  • A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes - Hugh Downs
  • Coffee News ManNobody gets to live life backwards. Look ahead, that is where your future lies - Ann Landers
  • It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. - Lou Holtz
  • A witty saying proves nothing - Voltaire
  • Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful. - Albert Schweitzer
  • Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world - Nelson Mandela
  • An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it. -Maurice Maeterlinck
  • I never came apon any of my discoveries through a process of rational thinking. - Albert Einstein

Did you know
  • Kangaroo count: There are twice as many kangaroos as there are people in Australia. That means there are about 40 million kangaroos.
  • Hard hitting: The first game of golf for which records exist was played on Bruntsfield Links in Edinburgh
  • Double winners: Only two people have ever won consecutive best acting Oscars: Tom Hanks for "Philadelphia" (1993) and "Forrest Gump" (1994), and Katharine Hepburn for "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" (1967) and "The Lion in Winter" (1968).
  • Big hands: Big Ben is a famous clock in London, and it sports very large hands on each of its four faces. The hour hands are 2.75m long and the minute hands are 14.72m long.
  • Big fish: The world's largest fish is a whopper. It is the harmless whale shark which can measure over 15m in length and top the scales at up to 20,000kg.
  • Tequila necessity: Without the Mexican long-nosed bat, you wouldn't be able to enjoy your tequila. That is because the bat pollinates the blue agave plant from which tequila is derived.
  • Achieving manhood: Writer Ernest Hemingway believed that to prove their manhood, males had to do four things in their lifetime: have a son, write a book, fight a bull, and plant a tree.
  • Tennis balls: If you lose your next game of tennis, you might try arguing that the ball isn't the correct weight. And how much is it supposed to weigh? Between 57 and 71 grams.
  • Going fast: In 1911, when the first Indianapolis 500 car race was held, automobile car designer Ray Harroun was declared the winner. His Marmon Wasp was the only single-seater in the race and it averaged a speed of 120 km per hour
  • Bridge hand:  The next time you play a game of bridge, consider this: the number of possible hands you could be dealt is (are you ready for it?) over 600 billlion. Precisely that would be 635,013,559,599 hands.


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Trivia Answers
  1. Opal
  2. Tomato
  3. Up to 114 km per hour.
  4. Mali
  5. Martin
  6. 206
  7. The pea.
  8. Great Britain
  9. 15
  10. Cameleopard.
  11. The Penguin.
  12. Zero.
  13. 7

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