October 14, 2005

Friday's Musings

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

President Bush has nominated his personal lawyer to be a candidate for the Supreme Court.  A person with no discernable paper trail!   On this basis, I'm predicting that the next Secretary of the Treasury will be the person that runs the cash register in the basement cafeteria of the White House............... Who'd a thunk?


Paula's ponderings........................................

Television is to news what bumper stickers are to philosophy.

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

You never saw a fish on the wall with its mouth shut

A man needs a mistress just to break the monogamy.

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use


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

October is construction toy month

October 16 is . . . . Dictionary Day

October 16 is . . . . National Boss Day

October 16 is . . . . National cut Up Your Credit Card Day [Yeah, that will happen!]

October 16 is . . . . North American Community College Day

October 16 is . . . . World Food Day

October 17 is . . . . Gaudy Day [Be gaudy!!]

October 18 is . . . . No Beard Day

October 18 is . . . . Sweetest Day [Must be MY birthday]

October 18 is . . . . Evaluate Your Life Day

October 19 is . . . . Reptile Awareness Day [Speaking of your in-laws....]

October 21 is . . . . Babbling Day

October 22 is . . . . National Nut Day [now this must be my birthday]

October 20 is . . . . National Brandied Fruit Day

October 20 is . . . . Miss American Rose Day

October 22 is . . . . National Color Day [what's your favorite color?]


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

DUCT TAPE BEWARE! "Terror Leader in Iraq Declares War on Tape" -- AP headline

THIS COULD EXPLAIN YOUR STOCK MARKET INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE: "Psychopaths Could Be Best Financial Traders --Research" -- Reuters headline


Did you ever wonder.........................

What is another word for "Thesaurus"?

If pro is the opposite of con, is progress the opposite of congress?

Why is it when you transport something by car, it's called a shipment, but when you transport something by ship it's called cargo?


That's all we have to report this week - Our borders are still open so your intrepid reporter is considering publishing a Spanish language version of this report for all the new illegal aliens now residing in Absurdia, the capital of the People's Republic of Absurdistan.


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