August 11th, 2008

Adventure before dementia

Life In The 1500's

 I have just been sent this and thought I would share it with you.

It is both a history lesson as well as an explanation as to where some of the common English phrases came from.

So, if you want to know why you "hold a wake" or why it "rains cats and dogs"; or t
he next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the1500s:

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Adventure before dementia

Just A Thought!

I have just seen my doctor, for a check-up of this virus and my anaemia.  I have now a question :- either 

a)  He is a vampire.
b)  He  was trying to make me anaemic.

Well, he took enough blood out of me to prove either of those statements correct!!

24 Random Thoughts.

 Yet another list ... This time of random thoughts!

1. A day without sunshine is like night.
2. On the other hand, you have different fingers.
3. 42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.
4. 99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.
5. Remember, half the people you know are below average.
6. He who laughs last thinks the slowest.
7. Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.
8. The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese in the trap.
9. Support bacteria. They're the only culture some people have.
10. A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
11. Change is inevitable, except from vending machines.
12. If you think nobody cares, try missing a couple of payments.
13. How many of you believe in psycho-kinesis? Raise my hand.
14. OK, so what's the speed of dark?
15. When everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane.
16. Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.
17. How much deeper would the ocean be without sponges?
18. Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines
19. What happens if you get scared half to death, twice?
20. Why do psychics have to ask you for your name?
21. Inside every older person is a younger person wondering, 'What the heck happened?'
22. Just remember -- if the world didn't suck, we would all fall off.
23. Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
24. Life isn't like a box of chocolates; it's more like a jar of  jalapenos. What you do today, might burn your butt tomorrow
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