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Thought for Tuesday, Jun 30, 2009

Golden Oldie

Limerick Series

There was a yound lady from Kew
Whose limericks end at line two

There was a young man from Verdun

And the third limerick in the series is as follows:

Thought for Monday, Jun 29, 2009

Golden Oldie

Knowledge tells us that a
tomato is a fruit;
wisdom prevents us from putting
it into a fruit salad.

-Miles Kington
British humorist
as reported in Heinz
Hellin's letter to
Smithsonian Sept 2003

Thought for Friday, Jun 26, 2009

Golden Oldie

I have always wished that my computer
would be as easy to use as my telephone.
My wish has come true. I no longer know
how to use my telephone.

-Bjarne Stroustrup,
computer science professor,
designer of C++ programming
language (1950- )
As reported in A-Word-A-Day


tftd believes this to be more true than when originally stated.

Thought for Thursday, Jun 25, 2009

Golden Oldie

Israeli police are looking for a man named Joseph,
wanted for looting in the port city of Haifa. The
suspect is described as the son of an ex-nun from
Barcelona and a German father. He was a former
flutist and worked occasionally as a farmer.

In short, he was a Haifa-lootin, flutin Teuton,
son of a nun from Barcelona, part time plowboy Joe.

-Submitted by Dennis Williams


And to think that it was only Monday when 'Jackie'
asked to be removed from the list.

"Your thoughts for the day are not what they used to be.
I need something with a little more substance.
You have veered away from that."

If she had only waited!!!! tftd

Thought for Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009

When elephants fight,
it is the grass who suffers.

-African Proverb
Quote id: 6997

Thought for Tuesday, Jun 23, 2009

Golden Oldie

Your conscience never stops you from doing anything.
It just stops you from enjoying it.

Thought for Monday, Jun 22, 2009

Political T.V. commercials prove one thing: some candidates can tell
all their good points and qualifications in just 30 seconds.

Thought for Friday, Jun 19, 2009

Golden Oldie

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which,
more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.

-William James
1842-1910, Psychologist,
Professor and Author
~ The (Other) Thought For The Day ~
January 11, 2005

Thought for Thursday, Jun 18, 2009

Golden Oldie

I like long walks, especially
when they are taken by people
who annoy me.

-Noel Coward
Michael Moncur's (Cynical) Quotations

Thought for Wednesday, Jun 17, 2009

In Pocatello, Idaho, a law passed in 1912 provided that "The carrying
of concealed weapons is forbidden, unless same are exhibited to public

Thought for Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009

Golden Oldie

Honest criticism is hard to take -
especially when it comes from a
relative, a friend, an acquaintance,
or a stranger.

-Franklin P. Jones


Thought for Monday, Jun 15, 2009

Golden Oldie

The man with a toothache thinks everyone is happy whose teeth are sound.
The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.

-George Bernard Shaw
~ The (Other) Thought For The Day ~
November 30, 2005

Thought for Friday, Jun 12, 2009

Golden Oldie

A topologist is a person who doesn't know the
difference between a coffee cup and a doughnut.

-From Puns of the Day 11-15-05

Thought for Thursday, Jun 11, 2009

Golden Oldie

Read carefully anything that requires your signature.
Remember the big print giveth and the small print taketh away.

-H. Jackson Brown (Life's Little Instruction Book)
[QOTDay] 2/23/05

Thought for Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009


The trouble with being punctual
is that people think you have
nothing more important to do.

Thought for Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009

Golden Oldie

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (AP) -- The Volvsia County
Umpires Association, which provides baseball
and softball umpires for the city recreation
department is meeting Sunday at 7 p.m. EST at
the Florida Regional Library for the Blind.

-Newspaper in Daytona Beach, Florida
from Herr Kemper's Calendar for 2002
Daytona Beach is 5 or so miles south
of Ormond-by-the-Sea

Thought for Monday, Jun 8, 2009

You know you are old when all you want to do
is share with others what you have finally
learned from the million mistakes you have made.

-Contributed by Germa'n Plasencia
Miami, Fla.
Bits and Pieces
June 2009

Thought for Friday, Jun 5, 2009

I must hurry,
for there they go
and I am their leader

-One version
on the internet
as a bumper sticker

Thought for Thursday, Jun 4, 2009

Forget world peace.
Visualize using your turn signal.

-Funny One-Liners

Thought for Wednesday, Jun 3, 2009


I didn't like the play,
but I saw it under adverse conditions.
The curtain was up.

Thought for Tuesday, Jun 2, 2009


Any stone in your boot always migrates
against the pressure gradient to
exactly the point of most pressure.

-Milt Barber

Thought for Monday, Jun 1, 2009

Learn to do
what ought to be done,
when it should be done,
whether you like it or not.

-Roy W. Haley
Bits and Pieces
June 2009

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