Monday

First Breakfast!



"If you'll make the toast 
and pour the juice, Sweetheart," 
said the newlywed bride,
"breakfast will be ready."



"Good, what are we having 
for breakfast?" asked the new 
husband.


"Toast and juice," she replied.

3 comments:

Professor Howdy said...

Trivia





The Jell-O company came out with a cola flavor gelatin for
kids in 1942. It was discontinued the following year.



The San Blas Indian women of Panama consider giant noses a
mark of great beauty. They paint black lines down the center
of their noses to make them appear longer.



SMALL AND SWEET

Monaco is so small, it covers about 350 acres. Fifty-five
Monacos could fit inside the city of Paris. The diminutive
principality still attracts the elite. The capital city of
Monte Carlo still maintains some royal rituals. Tourists
flock to see the Palace's regal changing of the guard.
Monaco is also a popular tax haven for the wealthy.



WHAT IS OSCAR THE GROUCH'S WORM NAMED?

Oscar the Grouch's pet worm on TV's Sesame Street is named
Slimey.




If all the OREO cookies sold to date were stacked on top of
each other, the height of the stack would be equivalent to
the height of 9.8 million Sears Towers. The Sears Tower is
1,454 feet tall.



Pieces of bread were used to erase lead pencil before
rubber came into use.



A zarzuela is an operetta of a traditional type, with spoken
dialogue and lyrical music. The word is derived from the
Spanish after La Zarzuela, the royal palace near Madrid
where the operetta was first performed in 1629. A zarzuela
is also the name of a seafood stew.



HOW STRONG IS SPIDER SILK?

Spider silk is an extremely strong material and its on-weight
basis has been proven to be stronger than steel. Experts
suggest that a pencil-thick strand of silk could stop a
Boeing 747 in flight.



YOU SAY PETUNIA, I SAY POTATO

The petunia and the potato are related to each other.



TEX=MAURICE

Western singer and cowboy star Tex Ritter was born Woodward
Maurice Ritter. He was nicknamed "America's Most Beloved
Cowboy" and is likely best remembered for singing the
award-winning title song in the Gary Cooper/Grace Kelly
classic, High Noon (1952).

Leroy Jethro Gibbs said...

Kids ages 6 and under spend as much time in front of a TV
or computer screen as they do outside.

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The average American child sees about 200,000 acts of
violence on TV by age 18.

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On average, girls ages 12 to 17 watch 19 hours, 49 minutes
of TV each week. Boys watch 20 hours, 14 minutes.

Adrian Monk said...

The average household has 2.4 TV sets. 98% of all U.S.
households own at least one set. 79% have more than one TV
set.

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56% of children ages 8 to 16 have a TV in their bedroom;
36% of kids ages 6 and under do.

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40% of Americans always or often watch television while
eating dinner.

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