Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wednesday 29th April 2015………order is restored!!!

I could tell you that I again woke up to a lovely sunny and warm morning but it would be an untruth…the skies were gloomy and rain showers on and off and it was a bit cooler….Linda and her friend Connie are arriving tonight to stay for a week so I made sure the house looks lovely and I am staying at another friend’s house for the week, they are away so it works out their house is closer to centro…..

This afternoon I was at poker and that loss that I suffered last week was just a blip as I returned to winning ways with 135 pesos…

On the way home I had a problem with the car there was a noise coming underneath from the front when I went over the Toes(seed bumps) so I pulled into a mechanics shop I had used before and he looked at it jacked it up

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he found that the cover that goes under the car to keep rocks and other stuff from going into the engine, I am sure there is a name for it, anyway it was broken and hanging down…he was underneath in a flash with hammer, screwdriver and plastic tabs and a few minutes later all fixed..it was the outrageous rice of 50 pesos not even 4 dollars!!!

So order is restored because I watched a great hockey game tonight and now waiting for Linda to arrive….

 

My friend Ann sent me this!!!

Things to  know

In the  1400's a law was set forth in England that a man  was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no  thicker than his thumb.
Hence we have 'the  rule of thumb'


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Many  years ago in Scotland , a new game was invented. 
It was ruled 'Gentlemen Only...Ladies  Forbidden'.. .

and  thus, the word GOLF entered into the English  language.

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The  first couple to be shown in bed together on  prime time TV was Fred and Wilma  Flintstone


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Coca-Cola  was originally green
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It is  impossible to lick your elbow. 

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The  cost of raising a medium-size dog
to the age  of eleven:
£ 10,120.00 

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The  first novel ever
written on a typewriter,  Tom Sawyer.


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Each  king in a deck of playing cards represents
a  great king from history:
Spades  - King David
Hearts - Charlemagne 
Clubs -Alexander, the Great 
Diamonds - Julius  Caesar


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111,111,111  x
111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,  654,321


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If a  statue in the park of a person on a horse has  both front legs in the air, the person died in  battle.
If the horse has one front leg in  the air, the person died because of wounds  received in battle.
If the horse has all  four legs on the ground, the person died
of  natural causes

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Q.. If  you were to spell out numbers, how far would you  have to go until you would find the letter 'A'? 
A. One  thousand


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Q. What  do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield  wipers and laser printers have in common? 
A. All were invented by  women.


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Q. What  is the only food that doesn't spoil?
A.  Honey


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In  Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on  bed frames by ropes.
When you pulled on the  ropes, the mattress tightened,
making the  bed firmer to sleep on.
He nce the  phrase...'Goodnight , sleep tight' 

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It was  the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago  that for a month after the wedding, the bride's  father would supply his son-in-law with all the  mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and  because their calendar was lunar based, this  period was called the honey month, which we know  today as the  honeymoon.

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In  English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and  quarts....
So in old England , when  customers got unruly, the bartender would yell  at them 'Mind your pints and quarts, and settle  down. It's where we get the  phrase:                                'mi nd your P's and Q's'


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Many  years ago in England , pub frequenters had a  whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of their  ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they  used the whistle to get some service. 'Wet your  whistle'
is the phrase inspired by this  practice.

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At  least 75% of people who read this will try to 
lick their elbow!



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Don't  delete this just because it looks weird. Believe  it or not,
you can read it. 


I  cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd  waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the  hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde  Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the  ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng  is taht the
first and last ltteer be in the  rghit pclae. The rset can be a
taotl mses  and you can still raed it wouthit a porbelm.  This
is bcuseae the huamn mni d deos not  raed ervey lteter by
istlef, but the  wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? 


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YOU  KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2011  when...



1. You  accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave. 


2. You  haven't played solitaire with real cards in  years.



3. You  have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your  fam ily
of   three.


4.  You e-mail the person who works at the desk next  to you.


5. Your  reason for not staying in touch with friends and  family is that they don't have e-mail addresses. 
6. You pull up in your own driveway and  use your mobile phone to see if anyone is home  to help you carry in the groceries... 
7.  Every commercial on television has a web site at  the bottom
of the screen
8. Leaving  the house without your mobile phone, which you  didn't even have the first 20 or 30 (or 60)  years of your life, is now a cause for panic and  you turn around to go and get  it


10. You  get up in the morning and go on line before  getting
your coffee


11. You  start tilting your head sideways to smile. : ) 
12  You're reading this and nodding and  laughing.

13.  Even worse, you know exactly to whom you are  going to forward this  message.

14. You  are too busy to notice there was no 9 on this  list.
15. You  actually scrolled back up to check that there  wasn't
a 9 on this  list


Yashi Kochi!!!!

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