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Columbus Day 10-14-2013 Assortment

Monday, October 14, 2013

What has four wheels and discovered America?

Christopher Colum-bus.
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Where in the U.S. was the first monument to Christopher Columbus erected?

In Baltimore, Maryland, in 1792, on the 300th anniversary of his historic voyage. Originally on the private estate of the French consul, the 44½-foot-tall white obelisk now stands in Herring Run Park in northeast Baltimore.
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Not only is today Columbus Day, it is also Bald and Free Day. Hug someone bald! I know I will - my husband! emoticon
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On Bewitched, Dick York played Darrin Stephens, the befuddled mortal husband of witch Samantha. Throughout the series, York was in constant pain due to a back injury sustained during the filming of a 1959 western. By 1968, he could barely move; after he collapsed on the set and was rushed to a hospital in 1969, York quit the show. Rather than write Darrin out, Bewitched producers brought in a new actor to portray him. They went with Dick Sargent, who had been the original choice for the part in 1964, but had been unavailable. Darrin’s new appearance was never explained (not even as “magic”) and Sargent stayed with Bewitched until the end of its run.

(I have always and will always be a fan of Dick York - he was and always will be Darrin Stephens to me!)
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Only Charlie’s Angel never to be shown in a bathing suit: Kate Jackson.

  
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TWEETYKC00 10/14/2013 2:08PM

    I'm with you, there is only one Darrin in my book!

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NANCYRUBIO 10/14/2013 8:22AM

    All new to me!

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PEGGYO 10/14/2013 8:12AM

    thanks

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    like this post

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Sunday 10-13-2013 Silly

Sunday, October 13, 2013

One morning Richard was reading an article in the paper. He said to his wife, “Did you know that women use about thirty thousand words a day, while men only use fifteen thousand words?”
His wife replied, “It’s got to be because a woman has to say everything twice.”
Richard turned to her and said, “What?”

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LANNIEMANUEL 10/14/2013 6:34AM

    love it

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NANCYRUBIO 10/13/2013 9:42AM

    emoticon emoticon Bob sai that is not a joke, that is true!

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OVERACTIVEELBOW 10/13/2013 9:25AM

    YES !! emoticon emoticon
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SLACHETKA103145 10/13/2013 8:15AM

    emoticon emoticon

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Saturday 10-12-2013 Assortment

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Gino.
Gino who?
Gino body ever asked me that before!
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What was the official name of the Niña, one of the three ships that sailed to the Americas with Christopher Columbus in 1492?

The Santa Clara. It was common for ships at the time to have both an official religious name and a nickname, which sometimes was the feminine form of its owner’s name. That was the case with the Santa Clara, whose owner was Juan Niño of Moguer. The feminine form of his name is Niña.
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RECORD BREAKERS

LONGEST PORTRAYAL OF A SINGLE ROLE (IN PRIME TIME):
Starring as Sheriff Matt Dillon, James Arness is the only cast member who stayed with Gunsmoke for its entire 20-year run.

LONGEST PORTRAYAL OF A SINGLE ROLE (ALL TIME):
Helen Wagner began playing Nancy Hughes McClosky on the CBS soap As the World Turns in 1956, and continued playing her for 54 years, until shortly before her death in 2010.
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The Jeopardy! “thinking music” is called “Time, for Tony.”

  
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PEGGYO 10/12/2013 5:23PM

    thanks

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TWEETYKC00 10/12/2013 4:26PM

    cool, thanks

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GAYLE-G-63 10/12/2013 12:35PM

    Interesting fact about the Jeopardy music. I didn't know it had a title! =)

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OVERACTIVEELBOW 10/12/2013 12:14PM

    Wow, two shows I actually used to watch..
Thanks for sharing.

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NANCYRUBIO 10/12/2013 12:06PM

    Interesting

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PDSLIM 10/12/2013 11:37AM

    Great

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SLACHETKA103145 10/12/2013 9:10AM

    emoticon post! Really enjoyed...and smiled!

Jean

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MAGGIE101857 10/12/2013 8:46AM

    Interesting tidbits for a Saturday morning!

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Friday 10-11-2013 Assortment

Friday, October 11, 2013

A man bought a parrot from a pet shop and took it home. He discovered that the parrot talked endlessly about history, great works of literature, and even complex mathematical equations. Confused, he called the pet shop owner and asked why the parrot was so educated. “Oh,” she replied, “he used to be the teacher’s pet.”
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What Hollywood costars cofounded a nonprofit humanitarian organization called Not On Our Watch in 2007?

Ocean’s Thirteen costars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, and Don Cheadle, along with the film’s producer Jerry Weintraub and human-rights lawyer David Pressman. The group’s stated goal is “drawing upon the voices of cultural leaders to protect and assist the vulnerable.”
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THIS DAY IN TV

Facts about Saturday Night Live, which debuted on this day in 1975

* SNL was created because Johnny Carson told NBC to stop using the late-night Saturday time slot to air reruns of The Tonight Show. (Carson didn’t like SNL. He once said the cast members “couldn’t ad-lib a fart at a bean-eating contest.”)

* Who said “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” the most?
Darrell Hammond (69 times).

* What do Prince, R.E.M., Aerosmith, and System of a Down have in common? They used the F-word in an SNL music performance … and censors didn’t notice.
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Some studio-audience seats on SNL have been on loan from Yankee Stadium since 1975.

  
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MARILYNROBERT 10/11/2013 8:24PM

    Seems like SNL has been around FOREVER! emoticon

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    Amazing information & emoticon

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TWEETYKC00 10/11/2013 11:13AM

    great, thanks!

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PEGGYO 10/11/2013 8:50AM

    I like to start my day with a laugh thanks!

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NANCYRUBIO 10/11/2013 7:51AM

    The Yankees can make money out of anything. I was never been teachers pet

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Thursday 10-10-2013 Assortment

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Teacher: Did your father write this essay for you, Michael?
Michael: No, ma’am. He started it, but my mom had to write the whole thing over again.
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What does the squirting cucumber plant squirt?

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Seeds and slimy fluid—as far as 20 feet. The strange plant, native to the Mediterranean region, looks like a normal cucumber, but as it ripens it begins filling up with a slimy juice that builds such intense pressure inside the cucumber that it shoots off its stalk, spewing seeds and fluid in its wake.
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Boomhauer (King of the Hill)

Even devoted King of the Hill fans have a hard time understanding Hank Hill’s fast-talking, drawling friend Boomhauer. To voice the character, actor Mike Judge did an impression of an irate caller who left a message about his show Beavis and Butt-Head on his answering machine in the early 1990s. The message went something like this: “I tell you what, man, that dang ol’ Beavis and Butt-Head talkin’ crazy, man, blowin’ up stuff and killin’ frogs with bats, man, and that’s messed up and you should be shamed o’ yerself, man.”
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M*A*S*H’s Corporal Klinger wore a size 14 in women’s dresses.

  
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MARILYNROBERT 10/10/2013 9:56PM

    Exploding cucumbers! emoticon emoticon

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    thanks

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BEBARB149 10/10/2013 1:43PM

    Interesting. Goes to show how wonder-ful the world is. Thanks :-)

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OVERACTIVEELBOW 10/10/2013 9:00AM

    Wow. Where do you find all this information? Thanks for sharing. I would say I learn so much, but since I don't remember most of what I read,, well I guess I didn't learn so much but maybe I can say I knew it once upon a time?

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NANCYRUBIO 10/10/2013 8:25AM

    You fill my mind with trivia! emoticon

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TWEETYKC00 10/10/2013 7:57AM

    cool, thanks. Klinger looked good too! lol

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LANNIEMANUEL 10/10/2013 7:22AM

    i love reading you post. keep up the good work

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