Monday 7-15-2013 Assortment
Monday, July 15, 2013
A woman was at the department store, paying for her purchase. As she searched for her wallet, the cashier noticed a large TV remote in her purse.
“Oh, do you always carry your TV remote with you?” the cashier asked.
“No,” the woman replied, “but my husband refused to come shopping with me, so I figured this was the worst thing I could legally do to get back at him.”
What are the two official languages of Israel?
Hebrew and Arabic. Under the Israeli constitution, all ordinances and official government forms and documents must be available in both languages.
At a sports memorabilia convention in 1984, a man purchased a 1951 Minneapolis Millers jersey (#28) for $50. He thought it was a fun relic of the long-defunct local minor-league baseball team. Then he found out who had worn it: Willie Mays. He could even verify it belonged to Mays because he found a picture of Mays wearing it. He took the item to Antiques Roadshow, where the jersey’s value was estimated at $80,000.
In Japan, Jersey Shore is called The New Jersey Life of the Macaroni Rascals.