Older-Than-Dirt Quiz

Count all the ones that you remember, not the ones you were told about.  Ratings at the bottom. 1. Blackjack chewing gum 2. Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water 3. Candy cigarettes 4. Soda pop machines that dispensed glass

Washing in the Restroom

Three men walk into a public restroom: a Frenchman, American, and an Israeli. Each does their business. The Frenchman strides over to the single wash basin, and thoroughly washes his hands. Showing his disdain for the American and the Israeli,

Changing Lightbulbs

How many armies does it take to change a lightbulb? 5. The Germans to start it, the French to give up without really trying, the Italians to start, get nowhere, then try again from the other side, the Americans to

New York Times, 1943

If the current editors of the New York Times were working in 1943, this is what the front page would probably look like: I don’t know about the rest of you, but when I see an article and it indicates that

Speech Generator

You too can generate your own dynamic speech, filled with platitudes such as “hope” and “change”…  Check out this site: http://www.atom.com/spotlights/inauguration_speech_generator/

Revising 60’s hits

Some of the artists of the 60’s are revising their hits with new lyrics to accommodate aging baby boomers.  They include: Bobby Darin — Splish, Splash, I Was Havin’ a Flash. Ringo Starr — I Get By With a Little