Ken Leighton 12:03 p.m., Jan. 24
- Community Blog
No ranting, no baseball, no homeless information, no LOUD noise.
FACTOIDS: A factoid is a spurious—unverified, incorrect, or fabricated—statement formed and asserted as a fact, but with no veracity. Here we go;
Thirty days hath September, April June an No Wonder, all the rest have peanut butter, Except for Grandma 'cos she rides a bicycle.
To lose weight, move to the equator To lose weight, climb Everest
If in trouble or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout.
Good health is simply the slowest possible form of death
Most people have two legs, some have one, some have zero. The average number is therefore slightly less than two. If you have two legs, you have more than the average number
It is important to ensure that you maintain a balance in your diet between different groups of nutrients. The four main types of nutrient are sugar, grease, starch and burnt crunchy bits.
Stalagmites and stalactites: mites grow up and tights come down.
Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana and a nice glass of red wine
Coca-cola was originally green
Number of different familial relationships for which Hallmark makes cards: 105
Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches
Only food that does not spoil: honey
Armadillos can be housebroken; they are also the only mammals that do not dream (how in the heck did they figure this out?????)
Political/Public Scandals; San Diego has more than the average large US City (I thought this was appropo due to the death of J. David Dominelli). I recall a few:
Convicted felon elected as Mayor (Roger Hedgcock)
3 Judges (Greer, Adams, Malkus) convicted of charges stemming from relationships with attorney Pat Frega, who then left our fair City & returned to New York)
Congressman Duke Cunningham, resigned (and then cried at his news conferences) admitting bribery & tax evasion
There are many more, but this is enough for today
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