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WITandWISDOM(tm) - March 11, 2004
Never mistake activity for achievement. - John Wooden
Source: The Funnies, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/andychaps_the-funnies
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
A friend of mine recently saw an exhibit that I really wish I could see it's the Titanic exhibit that has been on display in select museums across the country. My friend told me about the re creation of the Titanic's grand staircase, the simulation of one of the ship's cabins, the artifacts that have been retrieved from the Titanic's watery grave. As you enter the exhibit, you're given a ticket with the name of one of the ship's passengers or crewmen. At the end of the tour is this large wall with two lists of names, one short list and one long list. Next to each name is one of four designations: first class, second class, third class, and crew. But no matter what your class, your name ultimately appears on one of those two lists which are under one of two headings "Saved" ... "Lost."
Most of them did not have a choice. But we do. What will it be?
From: A Word with You, By Ron Hutchcraft, mailto:RHM@gospelcom.net
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~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
A man decided that he was going to ride a 10-speed bike from Phoenix, Arizona, to Flagstaff, Arizona. He got as far as Black Canyon City before the mountains became too much and he could go no farther. He stuck his thumb out to hitchhike, but after 3 hours hadn't gotten a single person to stop.
Finally, a guy in a Corvette pulled over and offered him a ride. Of course, the bike wouldn't fit in the car. The owner of the Corvette found a piece of rope lying by the highway and tied it to his bumper. He tied the other end to the bike and told the man that if he were going too fast, to honk the horn on his bike and that he would slow down.
Everything went fine for the first 30 miles. Suddenly, another Corvette blew past them. Not to be outdone, the Corvette pulling the bike took off after the other. A short distance down the road, the two Corvettes, both going well over 120 mph, blew through a speed trap.
The police officer noted the speeds from his radar gun and radioed to the other officer that he had two Corvettes headed his way at 120 mph.
He then relayed, "and you're not going to believe this, but there's a guy on a 10-speed bike honking to pass."
Submitted by Ken Wade
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
Belly Buttons Explained
Q: How do babies get their belly buttons?
A: When God finishes making little babies, He lines them all up in a row. Then he walks along in front of them. He pokes each one in the tummy with His finger and says, “You’re done, you’re done, you’re done.”
Submitted by John L. Hoh, Jr., http://www.geocities.com/hohjohn/
How long can you write with a pencil?
The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words. More than 2 billion pencils are manufactured in the U.S. annually. If these were laid end to end, they would circle the earth nine times.
Source: ArcaMax Trivia, http://www.arcamax.com