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Wednesday Assortment

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Whenever five-year-old Emma was asked her name, she replied, “I’m Mr. Stevenson’s daughter.” One day her mother told her that was wrong and that instead she should say, “I’m Emma Stevenson.”
The next Sunday, the family went to church. After the service, the minister came up and asked her, “Aren’t you Mr. Stevenson’s daughter?”
Emma replied, “I thought I was, but my mother says I’m not.”
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What was the name of the BP offshore oil rig that exploded in 2010, spewing 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico?

The Deepwater Horizon.
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FABULOUS FLOP

Casablanca (1983)

Some movies are so adored and critically acclaimed that remaking them is unthinkable. Casablanca is one of them. Yet in 1983, NBC aired a series designed as a “prequel” to the film. To fill the shoes of screen legend Humphrey Bogart, whose portrayal of Rick Blaine was Bogie’s most famous performance, NBC hired David Soul, the guy who played Hutch on Starsky & Hutch. The film’s other central character, Ilsa Lund (played in the film by Ingrid Bergman) wasn’t even in the TV version … which lasted five weeks.
(I never saw this show, but I sure did watch Starsky & Hutch. I was and still am in love with Paul Michael Glaser!)
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Bing Crosby turned down the role of Columbo.

  
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FCARMICH 4/10/2013 3:39PM

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MARILYNROBERT 4/10/2013 12:55PM

    Gotta be careful what you say to kids. emoticon

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JUDITHANNIE 4/10/2013 9:52AM

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NANCYRUBIO 4/10/2013 8:53AM

    You got me with your joke. How hard it would be to imagine others in the roles of the people we adore.

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MAGGIE101857 4/10/2013 7:11AM

    Paul Michael Glaser - he was a looker! Love the joke!!! Can't you just picture Mom's face! emoticon

Happy Wednesday!

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Tuesday Assortment

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Captain: Are you happy now that you’re in the army?
Private: Yes, sir.
Captain: And what were you before you were in the army?
Private: Much happier.
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What names are bellowed in the shouting contest held annually at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival?

Stella and Stanley. The anguished cries are in tribute to the most famous scene in Williams’s New Orleans–based play A Streetcar Named Desire, which was made even more famous by Marlon Brando in the 1951 movie version.
(I knew Stella was one of them, but I didn't get Stanley!)
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RECORD BREAKERS

(Almost) nobody’s watching

The February 3, 2008 broadcast of The CW’s newsmagazine CW Now aired opposite the Super Bowl on Fox. The Super Bowl brought in more than 95 million viewers, making it one of the most-watched broadcasts in TV history. But CW Now is the show that set the record. About 349,000 people tuned in, making it the least-watched prime-time show in network television history.

  
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FCARMICH 4/10/2013 3:40PM

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NANCYRUBIO 4/9/2013 9:13AM

    Always full of fun information.

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CAT609 4/9/2013 7:31AM

    Awesome! Thanks!

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Monday Assortment

Monday, April 08, 2013

Teacher: Buddy, how many times am I going to have to punish you for causing trouble in class?
Buddy: Forty-seven.
Teacher: Why forty-seven?
Buddy: That’s how many days are left until summer vacation.
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In regulation 10-pin bowling, how far apart is each pin from its adjacent pins?

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12 inches, measured from the center of each pin.
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Wonnerful!

On April 8, 1986, the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (the state’s public television system) acquired the rights to The Lawrence Welk Show, which had been canceled by ABC in 1982 after 27 seasons, and sold it to PBS stations all over the country. Since then, reruns have aired at 7 P.M. on Saturday on many affiliates, the same time slot it had in its original run on ABC. It’s still one of PBS’s most-watched regular series.
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In 1958, a law was passed prohibiting the use of actors posing as doctors in commercials.

  
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FCARMICH 4/10/2013 3:41PM

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NANCYRUBIO 4/8/2013 11:09PM

    Where do you get all of this information?

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    Ha ha, teachers can be so dumb. emoticon

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My BFF is a 3rd grade teacher.
She will LOVE this joke !
I think teachers count the school
days left MORE than students

NOT that my Dear Jack is OLD
BUT
as a teenager in the LATE 50s
he was a pinsetter !
(So he says, I was a mere infant then!)
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My paternal grandmother LOVED
Welk. She watched it faithfully.
So I watched it with her when
spending the night (60s-70s).
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I still watch it several times a year
on PBS for nostalgia and memories
of her. Some of it is CORNY, but
it gives me a warm, cozy feeling
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Interesting law, too


Hope you had a Marvelous Monday !
Have a Terrific Tuesday !

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! PEACE, LOVE and BLESSINGS !

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TWEETYKC00 4/8/2013 1:53PM

    good stuff, thanks

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JUDITHANNIE 4/8/2013 9:58AM

    great as usual....

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Sunday Assortment

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Q: What did the sick shoe say to the cobbler?

A: Please heel me.
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What does a shark call a bunch of fish swimming together?

A school lunch.
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What is the fastest moving mammal native to North America?

The pronghorn (aka pronghorn antelope), which has been recorded running up to 53 miles an hour.
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Can you match the show with its theme song singer?

1. Pee-Wee’s Playhouse

2. Moonlighting

3. Growing Pains

4. Love, American Style

5. Rawhide

Scroll down for the answers:
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Ya made it to the answers:

A. The Cowsills

B. Cyndi Lauper

C. B. J. Thomas

D. Al Jarreau

E. Frankie Laine
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Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s first writing gig: Speechwriter for the LA Police Department.

  
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FRANCES-AGAPE 4/7/2013 9:36PM

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Great shoe pun?

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Did I get this one from YUO ?

TIGHT SHOES

A man walks into a shoe store, and tries on a pair of shoes.

"How do they feel?" asks the sales clerk.

"Well, they feel a bit tight." replies the man.

The assistant promptly bends down and has a look at the shoes and the man's feet.

"Try pulling out on the tongue." offers the clerk.

"Nath theyth sthill feelth a bith tighth." He says.


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Great song trivia !
I remember all those shows/songs
BUT
I didn't get a single one !

Had NO CLUE except for Love, American Style
EXCEPT
My mind thought of Love Boat's Jack Jones
(before he was replaced by Dionne Warwick)
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Hope you had a Super Sunday !
Have a Marvelous Monday !

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! PEACE, LOVE and BLESSINGS !

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FCARMICH 4/7/2013 2:50PM

  thanx

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    The ranch we live on has pronghorn antelope. emoticon

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TWEETYKC00 4/7/2013 10:59AM

    cool, thanks

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IDLETYME 4/7/2013 9:29AM

    That was a lot of fun. Those shows bring back a bunch of memories. emoticon Have a great day!

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NANCYRUBIO 4/7/2013 9:09AM

    Was that an age test? Is that where all the LA police got their stories from?

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Saturday Silly

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Pasta.
Pasta who?
Pasta salt and pepper.

  
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TWEETYKC00 4/6/2013 7:13PM

    cute

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    he he emoticon

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FCARMICH 4/6/2013 2:23PM

  ha ha

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NANCYRUBIO 4/6/2013 8:47AM

    Groaner~~

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JUDITHANNIE 4/6/2013 8:41AM

    pasta sounds good for dinner, thanks.... emoticon

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