Friday, January 18, 2013
“Every calling is great when greatly pursued.”
—OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES SR., American physician and writer
A man was sitting at a table in a restaurant when he called his waiter over. “What can I get you, sir?” asked the busy waiter.
“Are you sure you’re the same waiter I ordered from?” asked the man.
“Yes, I am. Why do you ask?”
“Because I was expecting a much older man by now.”
Who was the favorite classical composer of Charles Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip?
Brahms. But Schulz didn’t make him the favorite of toy-piano-playing Schroeder in the comic strip because he thought the name Beethoven sounded and looked funnier.
An unsold pilot
DANNY AND THE MERMAID (1978)
Danny (Patrick Collins) is an oceanography student failing all of his classes. Then he meets a mermaid (Harlee McBride) who, along with her talking dolphin friend, helps Danny get better grades by escorting him all over the ocean and tutoring him on sea life.
(I can totally understand why this one was not sold!!
Ball of Fortune: Pat Sajak produces a bowling show that airs in Romania.