» Question: When is the best time to go to the dentist? Answer: At Tooth-hurty.
» Have you been dreaming of rain lately? Well, in the weird world of dreams, rain is believed to represent sorrow, and/or depression. The harder that the rain falls, the deeper your subconscious despair is thought to be. But, dreams can also suggest renewal, regrowth and restoration. It is thought that dreaming of rain represents a purging of the soul, as if it is washing away all your troubles, fears and sorrow. Either way, rain is a horn that heralds the advance, or the retreat of woe in life.
» It was the beginning of term at a primary school in Brooklyn. The teacher asked the children their names one at a time, and for each to spell their name out loud. When she came to a young Pakistani student and asked his name, he replied, “Ravashanka Vankatarataam Bannerjee.” “How do you spell that?” asked the teacher. “My mother helps me,” said the little boy.
» Maria Fedorovna, Empress of Russia, and wife of Tsar Alexander III, was well known for her charitable works. In fact, she once saved a condemned man from exile in Siberia, simply by changing a single comma in a warrant that was signed by her husband. Instead of reading: “Pardon impossible, to be sent to Siberia,” she changed the document to read: “Pardon, impossible to be sent to Siberia.” The man was thus saved and quickly released.
» The ship sank. He was the lone survivor. He swam towards a distant beach. When he arrived there, he crawled up on the shore to rest and count his blessings, that’s when he saw the first one, a pecan pie. He then saw a banana split, a cup of vanilla gelatin, chocolate chip cookies, caramel apples and yellow cake. Suddenly he realized he was on a desserted island.
» A little boy wrote a letter to Robert L. Ripley, with a drawing of his dog. He explained the amazing pointer ate shards of glass, and other sharp objects, with no apparent harm to him. Ripley published the drawing and the story. The boy was a very young Charles Schulz, who decades later created the comic strip Peanuts, and the beagle was the inspiration of the dog, Snoopy. His appearance in Ripley’s book, was the first time Schulz’s art work was published in comic pages worldwide.