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Monday, July 24, 2017

TRIBUTE TO STEVE IRWIN

TRIBUTE TO STEVE IRWIN

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*Thanks for the pictures, Andy!

Etch-I-Ma-Sketch

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The "noise" in my head

The Scream Minion by ying-min on DeviantArt
First of all let me say that I find this version of "The Scream" funny. Second, what you are about to read is far removed from funny.

For the majority of my life, I have had what I call "noise" in my head. For most of my life, I assumed everyone had this. The "noise" sometimes overtakes my thoughts and sometimes, it compells me to act on it.

What noise? Ok, so here goes within a short amount of time...

"Jump in front of the car."
"No!"

"Take a bottle of pills, you weak, excuse for a human."
"Ok, if I do will you shut up?"
-- no answer.

"Kill yourself."
"I have tried but I can't."
"I will help you."
"How?"
-- no answer
-- uses scissors to cut and replace the "noise" with pain.

"Why are you still here?"
"I couldn't do it."
"You are weak."
"I know."
"I will help you."
"You said you would but you lied to me."
"I never lie. I will help you. You just have to listen to me. I have been giving you the way..."
-- sprays oven cleaner on my arm, to burn it, to increase pain, to quiet the "noise", but that is only temporary.

The noise doesn't go away. It tries to be louder than any of my coping can muster. At best I get a few precious days whereas I can only hear the whispers.

So these are the things I hear in my head. There are far more examples I have had, but too many to list here.

My psychiatrist asks me when I tell him about this noise... "Are you hearing other people telling you to do this?" I lie. "No, of course not, they are my voice."

This keeps me out of hospital and I try to lead a "normal" life. Hard to do when that voice in your head, the one I try to believe is me, is not... and it wants me dead. What I don't understand is that he will be dead too... That is illogical.

Things To Try At Wal-Mart When You Are Bored!

1. Get boxes of condoms and randomly put them in people's carts when they don't realize it.

2. Set all the alarm clocks to go off at ten minute intervals throughout the day.

3. Make a trail of orange juice on the floor, leading to the rest rooms.

4. Walk up to an employee and tell him in an official tone, "I think we've got a Code 3 in house wares," and see what happens.<


5. Tune all the radios to a polka station; then turn them all off and turn the volumes to "10."

6. Challenge other customers to duels with tubes of gift wrap.

7. Put M&M's on layaway.

8. Move "Caution: Wet Floor" signs to carpeted areas.

9. Set up a tent in the camping department; tell others you'll only invite them in if they bring pillows from Bed and Bath.


10. When someone asks if you need help, begin to cry and ask, "Why won't you people just leave me alone?"

11. Look right into the security camera, and use it as a mirror while you pick your nose.

12. Take up an entire aisle in Toys by setting up a full scale battlefield with G.I. Joes vs. the X-Men.

13. Ask other customers if they have any Grey Poupon.

14. While handling guns in the hunting department, suddenly ask the clerk if he knows where the anti-depressants are.


15. Switch the men's and women's signs on the doors of the rest rooms.

16. Dart around suspiciously while humming the theme from "Mission Impossible."

17. Set up a "Valet Parking" sign in front of the store.

18. In the auto department, practice your "Madonna" look with various funnels.


19. Hide in the clothing racks and when people browse through, say things like "pick me! pick me!!"

20. When an announcement comes over the loudspeaker, assume the fetal position and scream, "No, no! It's those voices again!"

21. If the store has a food court, buy a soft drink; explain that you don't get out much, and ask if they can put a little umbrella in it. And last, but not least...

22. Go into the dressing room and yell real loud..."Hey, we're out of toilet paper in here!"

The Amphicar

The Amphicar was the only amphibious automobile ever mass-produced for sale to the public. The German vehicle was designed by Hanns Trippel, creator of the war-time Schwimmwagen and manufactured by the Quandt Group at L├╝beck and at Berlin-Borsigwalde. Its name is a combination of "amphibious" and "car".

This Amphicar was photographed in Saskatoon on the South Saskatchewan River


This Amphicar was photographed** in Saskatoon on the South Saskatchewan River
This Amphicar was photographed** in Saskatoon on the South Saskatchewan River

The powerplant was the 1.1 L (1147 cc/69 in³) engine from the British Triumph Herald. This engine predated the Triumph Slant-4, which was also found in the early SAAB 99. It comes with a power output of 43 hp (32 kW) at 4750 rpm. Called the "Model 770", the Amphicar could achieve speeds of 7 knots in the water and 70 mph (113 km/h) on land. Nevertheless, some would comment that it wasn't a very good car and not a very good boat either because of this modest performance in or out of water.

Production started in 1961, after 1963, cars were assembled from the parts which had been supplied for the over-estimated sales of 20,000 per year, and production ended in 1968. Most cars were sold in the United States. Cars were sold in the UK from 1964. Total production was 3,878 vehicles before the company folded.

Amphicars were plagued with reliability problems, including faulty waterproofing on the engine that occasionally caused it to seize while driving through water (just in case, Amphicars came with an oar) and rapid corrosion of most surfaces. The vehicles have been described as "marginal in water, and not too fun on land", due to the bathtub shaped structure. However, they are one of the few amphibious production cars. The amphicar works well in snow, but has many limitations otherwise.

*Wikipedia

--more--> http://www.amphicar.com/history.htm

**Photo Credit D. B. Austen

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Hey, You Got Something To Eat?

Say, I'd like to eat a little something. You got something? What you got? Any kind of food is good. I just want something to eat. You must got something. I ain't desperate or nothing like that. Don't think I'm begging. I'm just asking here. No pressure. I just want to eat something. Wondering if you had something maybe. No big deal.

You gotta have something. Please. What is that? A thing to eat? I think it might be.

I'm not that hungry. I just ate. I could take or leave it. Got a handful of hard seeds? I'll take them. Pour them on the ground or just hold them out. You kidding? That would be great. Sure would. Whatever you got, really. It don't even have to be seeds. I'll take anything. Don't worry about me. I'm easy. Hey, anything you got. I'll try it. I got a open mind.

You gonna eat that shoe? I'll eat that shoe if you're not gonna eat it.

Come on, what you got? I just want to know. I don't have to eat it. I'm just curious. In truth, there's a good possibility I'll eat it. But still. I want to know. If you got just a morsel of anything, I'd be obliged. If I knew you were good for a scrap once in a while, I'd probably come back to you for more food sometimes. You wouldn't mind that. Of course not. You're my buddy. The food-giver. That's what I'd call ya.

I bet you got a nice pant leg. Lemme chew a hole in it. I could chew it until you yanked it out of my mouth. If you don't mind. I'm telling you, I could use a little something to chomp on. I could wait, but what have you got? I don't care very much one way or the other. Come on, give me a break over here. I just want something to nibble on.

Hey! What's down there? A piece of bread? Let's see what we got. No... No, this is a rock. I'm not going to eat a rock. What do you think, I'm crazy?

You keeping a sandwich in your pocket for later? I'd be happy to eat it for you now. You don't even have to take it out of the bag. I'll eat the plastic and everything. Or tinfoil. Don't make no never mind to me. Do you got anything that I could put in my mouth for just a minute or two? Lemme know. I'll take it off your hands. No worries.

Do you have any trash? I'll eat trash. You were gonna throw it out anyway. Hey, lemme eat it. Lemme at least taste it. If it's no good to eat, I'll know. I hate to see it go to waste, is all.

Got a balled-up tissue? Some paper towels? Coffee filters? Grounds, perhaps? Some cardboard? Insulation? All that sounds good to me. Just about anything like that would hit the spot for me about now.

A piece of corn on the cob. That'd do me. You got that? Would you mind going and picking me a ear from the cornfield? I don't care if it is seed corn or sweet corn or feed corn. I don't care if it's too hard to chew. I'll just swallow it whole. Just swallow it down. Who cares? I don't. Seriously, go over and snatch me one of them ears of corn. I'll get you back. Maybe I could eat something else for you later, something maybe that you're not interested in eating. Or maybe something that you intend to only eat half of. I might be able to eat the rest of it for you.

I've tried about enough of the grass around here to last me a while. I'm sick of this grass. This damned same grass day in and day out, I could just about... I take that back. This grass is okay. I'll eat it. It's pretty good. It's great, actually. I mean, it's okay. Could you grab me a handful of weeds from the ditch? Don't bother shaking off the dirt! That's a waste of time! Just bring it over as is. Wave that near my mouth and it's going down the belly hatch. I am not joking. I'll eat weeds. Just watch me. You give me a rotten apple, and I will eat that whole thing, seeds and all. Tear off a piece of bark for me, and it's gone.

Hey. Come on. Don't be greedy. I said I'd like a little something to eat. Put something in my mouth now. Let me chew something, you f#*ker.

Oh sh#t, man, I'm sorry. I didn't mean that. That was uncalled for. There's no problem. I'm really sorry, friend. Food-giver. That's what you are. There's the stuff. Food-giver. You're my friend.

Hey, by the by... You got anything to eat? Don't go out of your way on my account. It's nothing, really—I don't need nothing. But if you got something, I'll eat it.

*By a Goat

Four Minute Mysteries

Sherlock Hemlock

Carefully now, they are so blatant you will be kicking yourself if you miss the clue!


Mystery 1...

A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis:

The Wife said she was sleeping. The Cook was cooking breakfast. The Gardener was picking vegetables. The Maid was getting the mail. The Butler was cleaning the closet.

The police instantly arrested the murderer. Who did it and how did they know?


Mystery 2...

A man walks into a his bathroom and shoots himself right between the eyes using a real gun with real bullets. He walks out alive, with no blood anywhere And no, he didn't miss and he wasn't Superman or any other caped crusader. How did he do this?


Mystery 3...

Old Mr. Tidy was found dead in his study by Mr. Fiend. Mr. Fiend recounted his dismal discovery to the police. "I was walking by Mr. Tidy's house when I thought I would just pop in for a visit. I noticed his study light was on and I decided to peek in from the outside to see if he was in there. There was frost on the window, so I had to wipe it away to see inside. That is when I saw his body. So I kicked in the front door to confirm my suspicions of foul play. I called the police immediately afterward."

The officer immediately arrested Mr. Fiend for the murder of Mr. Tidy. How did he know Mr. Fiend was lying?


Mystery 4...

If you touch me, you will die, but you can only live without me. I am a big part of your life, and will eventually be the only thing left. You will learn to embrace me finally and rest. What am I?


Try to figure these questions before clicking for the answers here.

Crystal Meth

Dealing with Teenage Methamphetamine Use

Identifying and dealing with teenage drug use is a frightening prospect for any parent. But we live in a world where teens have so many opportunities for losing their way. They have the time and money for vices and less supervision at home. And drugs today are even more powerful and addictive than ever.

Methamphetamine (known on the street as "speed," "meth," "crank," "crystal-meth") is a central nervous system stimulant that is among the most dangerous drugs available. Like cocaine, it is a powerful "upper" that produces alertness and feelings of elation, along with a variety of adverse reactions. Methamphetamine is sometimes called the "poor man’s cocaine," because it costs nearly the same as cocaine with much longer lasting effects.

Methamphetamine can be swallowed, smoked, snorted, or injected. Under the influence of the drug, users often become agitated and "wired." Their behaviour becomes unpredictable: friendly and calm one moment, angry and terrified the next. Once users become too tired to continue using or run out of meth, they will begin to "crash." Initially, the crash is marked by agitated depression, which soon gives way to lethargy, followed by a long deep sleep. Once the user awakens, the depression returns and may last for days. This is the time when the potential for suicide is high.

With prolonged high-dose use or long binges, stimulant psychosis may develop. User may feel intensely paranoid, hear voices, and experience bizarre delusions (such as thinking that people are talking about and/or following them). Methamphetamine-induced panic and psychosis can be extremely dangerous and may result in incidents of extreme violence.

Dangers and consequences of meth use include:
  • sleeplessness
  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • skin ulceration and infection, the result of picking at imaginary bugs
  • paranoia, anxiety, irritability
  • depression
  • increased blood pressure due to the constriction of blood vessels (may produce headaches, chest pain, or irregular heartbeat and lead to stroke or heart attack)
  • seizures
  • permanent brain cell damage
  • for intravenous (IV) users: AIDS, hepatitis, infections and sores at the injection site, and infection of the heart lining and valves (endocarditis)
If you are a parent concerned that your teenager may be using meth, there are symptoms you should look for. You may notice a striking degeneration of your child's attitude, school attendance and marks, dress, personal hygiene, complexion and skin condition, along with increased mood swings, weight loss, and irregular sleeping patterns such as long waking and sleeping periods (days). A change of friends, secrecy, missing monies and valuables, dropping out of extra curriculum activities, and verbal aggression and/or the threat of physical aggression are also warning signs. If you suspect your child of drug use, contact a professional or counselor to help guide you through the process of acknowledging, confronting, and dealing with this problem. Professionals, non-profits, and faith-based organizations are available throughout Saskatchewan to help you and your family through this difficult time. Teen Challenge Saskatchewan Phone: 306-664-4673

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

John Heard dead at 71

From The Guardian

John Heard, the actor who was best known for his role as the father in the Home Alone movies, has died. He was 71.


Heard also starred in movies including Cat People, After Hours and Sharknado, and received an Emmy award for a guest role in the HBO series The Sopranos as Vin Makazian, a corrupt New Jersey detective. Jeff Bridges, his co-star in the 1981 neo-noir classic Cutter’s Way, led tributes on social media on Saturday, saying Heard was “a wonderful actor”.

Heard was born in 1946 in Washington DC. He started his career on stage in the late 1970s and most recently played a character named Andrew in Living Among Us, a forthcoming movie about vampires. Variety reported that he was recovering from back surgery in a hotel room when he died, and that the Santa Clara medical examiner’s office had confirmed the death.

Heard was best known for his role as Peter McCallister, father of Macaulay Culkin’s Kevin in the Home Alone series, a role he struggled to define at first. While Home Alone was filming, Heard said in interviews that he wondered what Peter McCallister did for a living and how funny a concerned parent could be.

“He’s a gynecologist. And he’s got, what, 12 kids or something?” Heard told the AV Club in 2015, while he was appearing in the Lizzie Borden Chronicles. “On Home Alone, Catherine [O’Hara] and I, we didn’t know if we could be funny. I think we even said something to each other about it.

“We were the only two people in the movie who didn’t know how funny the movie was, because we were the parents that had left our child, and she had to run around hysterically, having abandoned a seven-year-old or whatever he was.”

Heard expressed unease with how the role in the smash hit defined his career, and even considered passing on the movie’s sequel. More than once, he said he wanted to “put to rest the Home Alone dad image”.

When he took a role in Sharknado, an unlikely hit for which he predicted success, he said: “I’m going to be the Sharknado drunk instead, hopefully.”

--more at TheGuardian.com

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My Spell Checker

I have a spelling checker.
It came with my P.C.
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss steaks aye can knot see.
Eye ran this poem threw it.
Your sure real glad two no.
Its very polished in its weigh,
My checker tolled me sew.
A checker is a blessing.
It freeze yew lodes of thyme.
It helps me right awl stiles two reed
And aides me when aye rime.
Each frays comes posed up on my screen
Eye trussed too bee a joule.
The checker pours o'er every word
To check sum spelling rule.
Bee fore a veiling checkers
Hour spelling mite decline,
And if we're laks or have a laps,
We wood bee maid too wine.


Butt now bee cause my spelling
Is checked with such grate flare,
There are know faults with in my cite,
Of nun eye am a wear.
Now spelling does not phase me,
It does knot bring a tier.
My pay purrs awl due glad den
With wrapped words fare as hear.
To rite with care is quite a feet
Of witch one should be proud,
And wee mussed dew the best wee can,
Sew flaws are knot aloud.
Sowe we can sea why aye dew prays
Such soft wear four pea seas,
And why eye brake in two averse
Buy righting want too please.

- A. Lewis

Birth Under water...

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Why English Teachers have Aneurysms

Caution - Analogies Ahead
Some of these are priceless ....

Every year, English teachers from across the country can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays.

These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of teachers across the country. Here are last year's winners.....*

1. Her face was a perfect oval, like a circle that had its two sides gently compressed by a Thigh Master.

2. His thoughts tumbled in his head, making and breaking alliances like underpants in a dryer without Cling Free.

3. He spoke with the wisdom that can only come from experience, like a guy who went blind because he looked at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it and now goes around the country speaking at high schools about the dangers of looking at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it.

4. She grew on him like a colony of E. Coli, and he was room-temperature Canadian beef.

5. She had a deep, throaty, genuine laugh, like that sound a dog makes just before it throws up.

6. Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever.

7. He was as tall as a six-foot, three-inch tree.

8. The revelation that his marriage of 30 years had disintegrated because of his wife's infidelity came as a rude shock, like a surcharge at a formerly surcharge-free ATM machine.

9. The little boat gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a bowling ball wouldn't.

10. McBride fell 12 stories, hitting the pavement like a Hefty bag filled with vegetable soup.

11. From the attic came an unearthly howl. The whole scene had an eerie, surreal quality, like when you're on vacation in another city and Jeopardy comes on at 7:00 p.m. instead of 7:30.

12. Her hair glistened in the rain like a nose hair after a sneeze.

13. The hailstones leaped from the pavement, just like maggots when you fry them in hot grease.

14. Long separated by cruel fate, the star-crossed lovers raced across the grassy field toward each other like two freight trains, one having left Cleveland at 6:36 p.m. traveling at 55 mph, the other from Topeka at 4:19 pm. at a speed of 35 mph.

15. They lived in a typical suburban neighborhood with picket fences that resembled Nancy Kerrigan's teeth.

16. John and Mary had never met. They were like two hummingbirds who had also never met.

17. He fell for her like his heart was a mob informant, and she was the East River.

18. Even in his last years, Granddad had a mind like a steel trap, only one that had been left out so long, it had rusted shut.

19. Shots rang out, as shots are wont to do.

20. The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work.

21. The young fighter had a hungry look, the kind you get from not eating for a while.

22. He was as lame as a duck. Not the metaphorical lame duck, either, but a real duck that was actually lame, maybe from stepping on a land mine or something.

23. The ballerina rose gracefully en Pointe and extended one slender leg behind her, like a dog at a fire hydrant.

24. It was an American tradition, like fathers chasing kids around with power tools.

25. He was deeply in love. When she spoke, he thought he heard bells, as if she were a garbage truck backing up.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Canadian rock ‘n’ roll legend Kenny Shields passes away

Lead singer of Streetheart, 69, died in a Winnipeg hospital Friday

Story by Darren Bernhardt - CBC News
Photos from the web

Gloria Digmazio can't count the number of times she saw Kenny Shields perform with his classic Canadian rock band Streetheart, but one concert stands out clearly in her memory.

In 1979, Digmazio, then16, was attending her second concert. Streetheart was playing the Playhouse Theatre.
"I actually jumped up on stage and I kissed him and I hugged him," Digmazio recalled.

Years later, Digmazio approached Shields at an event celebrating the 30th anniversary of Winnipeg classic rock station 92 Citi FM. She brought a photo album with pictures from that concert in 1979.

"And I told him the story and he remembered me and he wrote this to me: 'To Gloria, which way is the stage? Meet you there, Kenny Shields.' So this just means a lot to me, so it just kind of came like full-circle. That's my favourite concert."

Shields, 69, died early Friday morning in a Winnipeg hospital where he had undergone cardiac surgery, bandmate and close friend Jeff Neill confirmed.

Shields's wife and daughter were with him when he died around 3 a.m.

"The ones that he loved were by his side and he wasn't in pain. And he just slipped away," said Neill, who had known Shields since 1977.
"He was sort of at peace with the world. It's a very humbling experience when you go in and you see one of your very best friends like that, and the courage that he had there was quite something."

More here: http://www.cbc.ca/1.4215682

They've got rythym....

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Some Fun Signs

Twelve Reasons to Smile

Duck Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants.



Duck Marriage changes passion. Suddenly you're in bed with a relative.




Duck I saw a woman wearing a sweat shirt with "Guess" on it.
So I said "Implants?" She hit me.



Duck How come we choose from just two people to run for
president and over fifty for Miss America?




Duck A good friend will come and bail you out of jail...but, a true friend will be sitting next to you saying, "Wow...that was fun!"



Duck I signed up for an exercise class and was told to wear loose-fitting clothing. If I HAD any loose-fitting clothing, I wouldn't have signed up in the first place!




Duck When I was young we used to go "skinny dipping," now I just "chunky dunk."




Duck Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference.




Duck Wouldn't it be nice if whenever we messed up our life we could simply press 'Ctrl Alt Delete' and start all over? AMEN, AMEN !!




Duck Why is it that our children can't read a Bible in school, but they can in prison?



Duck Wouldn't you know it...
Brain cells come and brain cells go, but FATcells live forever.




Duck Why do I have to swear on the Bible in court when the Ten Commandments cannot be displayed outside?

Reflections

Reflections

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Biarn Tstiwres

Spark up the ol' gray matter!

Puzzle #1

Find the word that fits the definitions below when it's 1) a whole word and 2) divided into two words.

1) Whole word: factory lunchroom

2) Two words: a. a container
b. a young person

Answer


Canteen


Puzzle #2

Meg's local train station is one mile away from her house. It takes her 10 minutes to bike there. Today, Meg got a flat tire 12 minutes before the train is scheduled to arrive. Her maximum walking speed is 4 miles per hour.

Can she make the train on foot?

ANSWER:

Meg can't make the train....it will take her 15 minutes to walk to station


Puzzle #3

Find the word that fits the definitions below when it's 1) a whole word and 2) divided into two words.

1) Whole word: funny situations

2) Two words: a. arrive
b. expires


Answer:



comedies

come dies


Puzzle #4

ODD MAN OUT

Which of the scrambled words below is least like the others? (The difference has nothing to do with vowels, consonants or syllables).

NDLASI NMUOTANI TCIY LFFCI


Answer:


CITY


Puzzle #5

METAMORPHOSIS

1) Add an "R" to a word that means "wearing a particular piece of clothing" to find a word that means "criticized about details."

2) Add an "R" to the word for a measure to find a word for a design on paper or fabric.

ANSWER:


1) caped, carped

2) pint, print


Puzzle #6

What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same seven letters, can be used to complete the sentence below?

The would-be man-about-town spent an inordinate amount of time cultivating society friends so that he could __________________
around to as many __________________ as he liked.

Answer:


Traipse
parties


Puzzle #7

Which three numbers give the same result when they are added together as when they are multiplied?


Answer:



1,2,3

1+2+3=6
1 X 2 X 3=6


Puzzle # 8
Find the four-digit number in which the second digit is double the first and the third and fourth digits are the square of the second. The sum of all the digits is 13.

ANSWER:



2416

"Kettle Math"

Comments made in 1957 (60 years ago)

I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, it's going to be impossible to buy a week's groceries for $20.

Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It won't be long before $2000 will only buy a used one.


If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm going to quit. A quarter a pack is ridiculous.


Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging a dime just to mail a letter?


If they raise the minimum wage to $1, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the store.


When I first started driving, who would have thought gas would someday cost 29 cents a gallon. Guess we'd be better off leaving the car in the garage.


Kids today are impossible. Those duck tail hair cuts make it impossible to stay groomed. Next thing you know, boys will be wearing their hair as long as the girls.


I'm afraid to send my kids to the movies any more. Ever since they let Clark Gable get by with saying, "damn" in "Gone With The Wind," it seems every new movie has either hell or damn in it.


I read the other day where some scientist thinks it's possible to put a man on the moon by the end of the century. They even have some fellows they call astronauts preparing for it down in Texas.


Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for $75,000 a year just to play ball? It wouldn't surprise me if someday they'll be making more than the president.


I never thought I'd see the day all our kitchen appliances would be electric. They are even making electric typewriters now.


It's too bad things are so tough nowadays. I see where a few married women are having to work to make ends meet.


It won't be long before young couples are going to have to hire someone to watch their kids so they can both work.


Marriage doesn't mean a thing any more; those Hollywood stars seem to be getting divorced at the drop of a hat.


I'm just afraid the Volkswagen car is going to open the door to a whole lot of foreign business.


Thank goodness I won't live to see the day when the Government takes half our income in taxes. I sometimes wonder if we are electing the best people to Parliament.


The drive-in restaurant is convenient in nice weather, but I seriously doubt they will ever catch on.


There is no sense going to Lincoln or Omaha anymore for a weekend. It costs nearly $15 a night to stay in a hotel.


No one can afford to be sick any more; $35 a day in the hospital is too rich for my blood.


If they think I'll pay 50 cents for a hair cut, forget it.