2019-02-13 / Opinion

Random thougnts

submitted by Jack D. Cook

Do twins ever realize that one of them is unplanned?

What if my dog only brings back my ball because he thinks I like throwing it?

Which letter is silent in the word "Scent," the S or the C?

Why is the letter W, in English, called double U? Shouldn't it be called double V?

Maybe oxygen is slowly killing you and it just takes 75-100 years to fully work.

Every time you clean something, you just make something else dirty.

The word "swims" upside down is still "swims".

Intentionally losing a game of rock, paper, and scissors is just as hard as trying to win.

100 years ago everyone owned a horse and only the rich had cars. Today everyone has cars and only the rich own horses.

Your future self is watching you right now through memories.

If you replace "W" with "T" in "What, Where and When", you get the answer to each of them.

If 2/2/22 falls on a Tuesday, we'll just call it "2's Day". (It does fall on a Tuesday)

100 years ago a Twenty Dollar bill and a Twenty Dollar gold piece were interchangeable. Either one would buy a new suit, new shoes and a night on the town. The Twenty Dollar gold piece will still do that.

THE VALUE OF A GOOD VOCABULARY

I called an old University graduate friend to ask him how he was doing. He replied that he was working on "Aqua-thermal treatment of ceramics, aluminum and steel under a constrained environment."

I was impressed but upon further inquiry, I learned ... ... that he was washing dishes with hot water under his wife's direction.

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