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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Imponderables that may get you
thinking.

Did you know –

An Atom is so small it takes two million of them to
cover the full stop at the end of this sentence.

If a drop of water was magnified to the size of the
earth, the atoms would be the size of golf balls.

Contributions
from Eric Bishop.


Some more interesting “musings” sent in by Chris Jones –

  • How come abbreviated is such a long word?

  • Why are there 5 syllables in the word “monosyllabic”?

  • If it’s zero degrees outside today and it’s supposed to be twice as
    cold tomorrow, how cold is it going to be?

  • Why do they call it the Department of Interior when they are in
    charge of everything outdoors?

  • If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane
    crash, why isn’t the whole airplane made out of the same stuff?

  • Why don’t we have cultured oil anywhere … instead of only crude
    oil.

  • Went to lunch with a friend today to a new chicken place. We asked
    how they prepare their chickens. “We just tell them they’re going to die.”

  • Why is Christmas just like a day at the office? … You do all the
    work and the fat guy with the suit gets all the credit.

  • I refuse to worry about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth doing
    that won’t add three years to your stay in a geriatrics ward.

  • Exercise daily. Eat wisely. Diet with unstinting discipline. … Die
    anyway.

  • You know how most packages say “Open here”. What is the
    protocol if the package says, “Open somewhere else”?

  • Time is that attribute of the universe which keeps everything from
    happening at once. Lately it hasn’t been working so well.

  • What phobia is a fear of being asked “Who goes there?”
    …Friendorphobia.

  • What is fear of meeting a fat man in a red suit in a confined room
    for hanging clothes? … Santaclaustrophobia.

  • What is fear of the force? … Obiewancanobieaphobia.

  • What is fear of people named Phoebe? … Phoebiaphobia.

  • Did you know that in Japanese, tofu translates roughly into whale
    snot?