September 09, 2005

Friday's Musings

Pushing back the frontiers of ignorance.........................

Sunday is the 4th anniversary of the Islamic attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The same peaceful religion that brought us those events has burnt down 5 more Christian churches in Sri Lanka just last week. Even the left-leaning TV show "Sixty Minutes" expressed horror that this same peace loving religion is systematically exterminating all the blacks in Sudan.


Miki's Meanderings...........................

Some people cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go.

Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to roost.

12 Brazilian Soldiers Killed." "How many is a Brazilian?

Those who jump off a bridge in Paris are in Seine

Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.


Sara's Section.............................

September is honey month [Hello Honey?]

September 10 is...No News Is Good News Day

September 12 is...National Pet Memorial Day

September 12 is...National Chocolate Milkshake Day

September 12 is...Video Games Day [Don't tell my grandchildren]

September 13 is...Doodle Soup Days

September 13 is...Defy Superstition Day [Cross your fingers first]

September 13 is...Fortune Cookie Day

September 14 is...National Cream-filled Donut Day [Oh! Goody! Almost missed it]

September 15...is Felt Hat Day [this is the day we spiffy gentlemen but away our straw hats and don the felt hats in preparation for winter

September 16 is...Stay Away From Seattle Day

September 16 is...Collect Rocks Day

September 17 is National Apple Dumpling Day


Actual Headlines..........................

COME ON, FOCUS! "Psychic's Crystal Ball Burns Down His Flat in Unforeseen Blaze" -- London Times headline

CULTIVATING A RELATIONSHIP: "Farmer Writes Personal Ad in Giant Corn-stalk Letters" -- New York Newsday headline


Famous predictions from the EXPERTS..............

"Radio has no future. Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. X-rays will prove to be a hoax." - English scientist William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, 1899

"Television won't matter in your lifetime or mine." - Radio Times editor Rex Lambert, 1936

"An impractical sort of fad, and has no place in the serious job of postal transportation." - Second Assistant U.S. Postmaster General Paul Henderson on airmail, 1922


That's it from Absurdia, the capital of the Peoples Republic of Absurdistan for this week.

That evil company "Wal-Mart" just donated another $13,000,000 to the victims of the hurricane. Still NOT A CENT from those "caring" labor unions. Hmmmm......


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