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"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Friday, February 11, 2011

Fun Friday with a little help from my friends . . .

Today's Thought for the Day:

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. -Yiddish proverb

Life can change in one split second - I know this for a fact! Here are some split seconds.

These are hysterically funny! Look at your own risk!

This is the fairy tale that should have been read to us when we were little:

Once upon a time


in a land far away,


a beautiful, independent,

self-assured princess


happened upon a frog as she sat

contemplating ecological issues

on the shores of an unpolluted pond

in a verdant meadow near her castle.


The frog hopped into the princess' lap

and said: ' Elegant Lady,

I was once a handsome prince,

until an evil witch cast a spell upon me.


One kiss from you, however,

and I will turn back

into the dapper, young prince that I am


and then, my sweet, we can marry


and set up housekeeping in your castle


with my mother,


where you can prepare my meals,


clean my clothes, bear my children,


and forever feel

grateful and happy doing so. '


That night,


as the princess dined sumptuously


on lightly sauteed frog legs


seasoned in a white wine


and onion cream sauce,


she chuckled and thought to herself:


I don't freaking think so.


You have to try this please, it takes 2 seconds. I could not believe this!!!

It is from an orthopaedic surgeon............

This will boggle your mind and will keep you trying over and over
again to see if you can outsmart your foot, but, you can't.

It's pre-programmed in your brain!

1. Without anyone watching you (they will think you are GOOFY......)
and while sitting at your desk in front of your computer, lift your
right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles.

2. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your
right hand. Your foot will change direction.

I told you so!!! And there's nothing you can do about it! You and I
both know how stupid it is, but before the day is done you are going
to try it again, if you've not already done so.

Trivial Pursuit

Can you guess which of the following are true and which are false?

(Answers are below)

1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning..

2. Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.

3. A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 years.

4. People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more.

5. When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop, even your heart!

6. Only 7 per cent of the population are lefties.

7. Forty people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.

8. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old.

9. The average person over 50 will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.

10. The toothbrush was invented in 1498.

11. The average housefly lives for one month.

12. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.

13. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.

14. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.

15. Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other time of day

16. Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.

17. The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.

18. The only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are the rabbit and the parrot.

19. John Travolta turned down the starring roles in 'An Officer and a Gentleman' and 'Tootsie.'

20. Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State Anthem.

21. In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.

22. Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane, just in case there is a crash.

23. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.

24. Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They are used in vein transplant surgery.

25. Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th cousins.

26. If coloring wasn't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green.

Now, the answers are at the very end!

Gene Simmons - from Kiss - In a Military Salute - yes believe it or not!

New wine for Seniors...

I kid you not....
New Wine for Seniors

California vintners in the Napa Valley area, which primarily produce Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio wines, have developed a new hybrid grape that acts as an anti-diuretic.
It is expected to reduce the number of trips older people have to make to the bathroom during the night.

The new wine will be marketed as

Pinot More

What is a calorie?

Calories are the little bastards that get into your wardrobe at
night and sew your clothes tighter.


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This is so bad - PG13 - but so funny - sorry!

Answers to Trivia: They are All TRUE... Now go back and think about #16!!!


Barb Hodges said...

Sandie, you must have a library that is out of this world. You have such funny stuff! To think that I've eaten a spider in my sleep grosses me out. I hate spiders when I'm awake.

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Really? Green Coke?
The calories made me laugh :-)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Everything here today is hilarous Sandie! I read a couple of them to Bill as he is trying to read the paper while I'm across the room.

We were away from the computer earlier this week -- so glad I checked in this morning -- love your Fridays.

Sr. Ann Marie said...

Ugh!! for #16! In the video, loved the picture of the bear catching the fish in his mouth. My brother and sister-in-law went on an Alaskan cruise and saw a bear in the river catching eating fish. Reminded me of that!

Angela said...

Gotta love Friday's Sandie! The cartoon with Ethel is just too funny! I can see her point in that one! lol

Happy Friday!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

EWWWWWWWWWW on #16! You know I love Fridays. hugs, Linda

Sandra said...

i really like the yiddish proverb might borrow it and i LOVE

I don't freaking think so

Thisisme. said...

Brilliant! Good to have a laugh on this dreary Friday. I don't know where you find them all, but keep them coming! I absolutely loved the one about the princess and the frog. Just TOO funny!!

Pat MacKenzie said...

What a great post! Lots of laughs. As one of the 7% of the population who are lefties, I decided to try the foot circling/#6 drawing with my left hand instead of my right. Same results. Weird.

I loved the Gene Simmons tribute to the Military. I had tears streaming down my cheeks and I'm a Canadian!

Love your blog

Susan said...

Sandie, your posts get funnier all the time. I don't know WHERE you find this stuff. It is HYSTERICAL and unique.

Try as I may, sitting at the kitchen table with my laptop in front of me, I could NOT make the figure 6 without my foot changing direction. It was like an invisible puppet was pulling a string. Hysterical.

The British voice makeover video was a hoot, also.


Jane said...

I wasn't too surprised that all of the trivia was true, but eating a spider, yuck!lol. Sandie, your too funny! Keep up the good work. Blessings jane

Cheri said...

I love your Friday come up with some of the funniest s--- oops... (stuff).

Nezzy said...

I'm just rollin' here girl!!! I loved the laughter here today!

Angel is in my Sunday School class and my Kid's Church. She lives less than a couple miles from me. I've know here since she was born.

Have a beautiful weekend sweetie!!!

Velvet Over Steel said...

Once again I love your happy, funny Friday post.. LOL!!! Wow, you put so much time, research and thought into each one!! Great job!!

Hope you have a Wonderful weekend, Sandie!!!
Coreen xoxoxoxo

Sharon Kirby said...

OK, so I guessed that all of them were true. That makes me right. But that doesn't mean that I'm not SHOCKED by a few!!

Which ones, you ask? Thanks for asking...

#1 - except perhaps for Eve.
# 8 - don't tell them what happens to those knees later in life!
#12 - see, those rumors about alligators in the sewers are TRUE!
#16 - really?!?
#24 - I had NO idea on this one. It kinda bothers me...

OK, the foot/hand thing was really weird! And here's something even weirder. My husband is one of those 7% lefties. So, when I had him start circling clockwise with his right foot, and then asked him to write the number "6" in the air - he did it with his left hand. And...lo and behold...that old right foot kept doing the circles just fine!! He was a little less successful when he did it with his right hand/right foot. (Plus, it was good for a laugh watching him try to "write" with his right hand!!)

You make me laugh, Sandie - and I need that!


Doris Sturm said...

What a fun post, Sandie, as always - very entertaining AND educational. Yes, I actually knew about the spiders because when people sleep and have their mouths open, that can happen...

Ginny said...

I LOVE the split second video!!!! I knew that most of those things were true, and singled out the spider one to check on at the bottom, ick!!

Anonymous said...

WOW ~ the story of the princess was GREAT! I too would have been dining on frog legs for dinner. LOVED the video and the cartoons. YOU and your blog just make my day so joyful!

tattytiara said...

Just don't tell me what they use for chocolate milk, ok?

Together We Save said...

You are so funny!! I hope all is well with you.... so did you get much snow??

Home Made Quilts By Granny said...

I was just thinking If we all have eaten spider's guess they must of been non poisonous ones or we're all pretty lucky. Trish

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

If we have eaten spiders in our sleep, how many others must just be crawling around on us!! Yikes!

I am more intriqued by Michael Jackson owning the rights to the South Carolina State Anthem. Interesting.

And, the frog fairytale was my fav!! LOL!

Linda O'Connell said...

You sure bring smiles to alot of frineds' faces. That six thing can be done IF you draw it from the bottom up.

Knitty said...

I laughed at the comics but that! I watched it twice and laughed both times!

Changes in the wind said...

You out did yourself Chatty....Love the animal video!