August 21. 11am. “Button, here’s some more interesting stuff for you to read and enjoy:”
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.
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury.
It is impossible to lick your elbow.
The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.
The average number of people airborne over the U.S. in any given hour: 61,000.
The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
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
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321.
“Button, now try and read the paragraph below. You’ll be able to do it easily:”
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 mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh?
“That was easy.”
“I told you so. And please don’t tell me you tried to lick your elbow.”
“To be honest, I tried. Didn’t you?”
“I actually did: But that’s only between you and me. Not a soul should know!”