Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Patient: Doc, what’s the best cure for double vision?
Doctor: Shut one eye.
What is the natural source of the pearl essence that gives many lipsticks and nail polishes their lustrous appearance?
Fish scales, primarily from herring. Synthetic substitutes are used by some cosmetics manufacturers.
DO YOU REMEMBER …
… these scholcky made-for-TV movies from the ’70s?
Killdozer (1974) Construction workers uncover a magical meteorite that takes “possession” of their bulldozer. The bulldozer goes on a killing spree.
The Desperate Miles (1975) A crippled Vietnam War vet makes an inspiring, 180-mile journey in a wheelchair. Heartwarming? No—along the way, a crazy truck driver keeps trying to kill him.
Someone I Touched (1975) Cloris Leachman plays a woman who contemplates divorce when she finds out her husband has been unfaithful and contracted a venereal disease. She also finds out that she’s pregnant, especially surprising because she’s 50 years old.
(Nope - I don't remember any of them.
Gidget’s real first name was Frances.
Now this one I knew!!