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Monday Assortment

Monday, April 01, 2013

Mrs. Brown: What are you cooking?
Mrs. Jones: This is my secret recipe for the very best dinner in town.
Mrs. Brown: But it looks like you’re burning everything!
Mrs. Jones: Yes, I am. And when my husband comes home and sees this blackened mess, he’ll take me out to a fancy restaurant.
What fast-food chain placed full-page ads in six major U.S. newspapers announcing it had purchased the Liberty Bell to help cut the national debt?

Taco Bell, in 1996. Its ad said the national symbol would henceforth be known as the Taco Liberty Bell. At noon on the day the ad appeared, the company disclosed that it was just an April Fools’ Day joke.

Modern Family (2009–)

Writer-producers Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan were brainstorming new ideas in 2008 after the failure of their latest show, the comedy Back to You. None of their ideas were working, so they kept getting off topic, telling funny stories about their home lives—and realized that their own families were more entertaining than any of their show ideas. Lloyd and Levitan wrote My American Family, until Lloyd realized, “There is no single modern family that represents the American family.” So they created three families, all related: one nuclear family; one with an older divorcé, his younger wife, and his stepson; and a gay couple who adopt a baby. The premise: a mockumentary filmed by an unseen filmmaker. They renamed the series Modern Family. It was a breakout hit for ABC in 2009 and took home the Emmy for Best Comedy Series in its first two seasons.
April Fools! On April 1, 1997, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! hosts Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek switched shows

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MARILYNROBERT 4/1/2013 11:53PM

    Taco Liberty Bell emoticon

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FRANCES-AGAPE 4/1/2013 8:44PM


How clever of her !


I don't have to burn on purpose

It comes naturally to me !!!

Jack was 33 when we married
So he used his batchelor phase
learning to cook (VERY WELL!)
and clean (also well) on his own

I keep meaning to watch MF
I watch either oldie shows or
PBS or science/history

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

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NANCYRUBIO 4/1/2013 10:00AM

    So good, must cook for Bob that way one night. Taco Bell was a great one for the people of Philly Modern Family is a great show~~~~~~~~~~~~

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TWEETYKC00 4/1/2013 8:00AM

    love it, thanks for sharing.

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