WELCOME to THURSDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2020
Here’s the story……
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there were two evil friars living outside
this small village. The friars had tried unsuccessfully to overtake and capture the
town, but finally this time, they believed they had hit upon a foolproof scheme that
would allow them to rule the village. They had, through mad scientist experiments
in their floral shop, come up with a plant that would devour the townspeople one
by one until none were left. They set forth to put their plan into action by planting
the man-eating plants so they encircled the village.
As the plants rapidly grew, they began devouring everything living in their path.
The townspeople grew frightened; who or what would save them from their eminent
doom? Finally, the town’s elder remember Hugh, a woodcutter who lived on the
outskirts of town. Frantically, the townspeople penned a desperate plea for help,
tied it to the leg of a pigeon, and directed the bird toward Hugh’s cabin.
Meanwhile, outside of town, Hugh had received the note from the townspeople,
and realizing they were in grave danger, set forth to do what he needed to do.
He honed his mightiest axe to razor-sharpness, grabbed his hat, and off he went.
Chopping his way through the dense vines, he single-handedly destroyed the
carnivorous plants one by one, until all were destroyed. Then he set out to rid the
village of the evil friars, chasing them out of town. The town was saved!!! The
people rejoiced and knighted Hugh for his brave and timely efforts to save the village!!!
And the moral of the story is: Hugh, and only Hugh, can prevent florist friars.
Hey I’m just saying. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Have a WONDERFUL
THURSDAY people, stay safe, and whatever you do, don’t forget to laff it up!
Peace, I am outta here! Eucman!
q u o t e s o f t h e d a y
“In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” Thomas Jefferson
“Reading is to the mind what exercise
is to the body.” – Sir Richard Steele
“I never went to the prom, which was probably
for the best because the only person who
asked me to go was the janitor.” -Jimmy Kimmel
“Country music resonates with Scottish people
getting drunk, getting your heart broken, and
getting drunk again.” -Craig Ferguson
G u a r a n t e e d t o R o l l Y o u r E y e s!
In one of my classes, they were discussing the qualifications to be president
of the United States. It was pretty simple – the candidate must be a natural
born citizen of at least 35 years of age. However, one girl in the class
immediately started in on how unfair was the requirement to be a natural born citizen.
In short, her opinion was that this requirement prevented many capable
individuals from becoming president. The class was just taking it in and
letting her rant, but everyone’s jaw hit the floor when she wrapped up
her argument by saying, “What makes a natural born citizen any more
qualified to lead this country than one born by C-section?” 😳😁😎
Wednesdays’ Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from??? “
“Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father’s passing.”
Answer: To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
In “To Kill A Mockingbird”, Jean Louise’s father Atticus Finch is a lawyer who defends a black man wrongly accused of rape. As Mr Finch leaves the courtroom after losing the case, Reverend Sykes in the audience prompts Jean Louise (Scout) to stand up as a mark of respect for her father who did his best to see that justice prevailed.
Thursday’s Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from????
“It’s not the years, honey. It’s the mileage.”
TODAY’S MOVIE DIVIA AWARD GOES TO MS KIM HILLYARD FOR A SUPER SOLVING JOB! 👍👍👍👍👌
Wednesday’s Quizzler is….
Unscramble the words below and follow the instructions in parentheses.
- REDE (Take the 3rd letter)
- SAVEREB (Take the 4th letter)
- HERSWS (Take the 5th letter)
- OSINB (Take the 4th letter)
- SOMEO (Take the 4th letter)
- LETANPOE (Take the 5th letter)
Now unscramble the letters you got to find your answer.
Answer: 1. DEER, E
- BEAVERS, V
- SHREWS, W
- BISON, O
- MOOSE, S
- ANTELOPE, L
EVWOSL unscrambles to become WOLVES. Wolves have been known to hunt deer, beavers, shrews, bison, moose, and antelope, among other things. Although a pack of wolves generally likes bigger game like bison, a single wolf will eat smaller things like shrews. They will even eat earthworms and fruits if they must.
Thursday’s Quizzler is…….
Four friends decided to plant a new tree in their yard to celebrate Labor Day. The new trees would each be put in a different area of their yards. As it happened each friend bought a different kind of tree and planted the new tree on a different day of the week. From the clues below, determine the full names of each friend, what kind of tree each bought, where in the yard it was planted, and on what day of the week each tree was planted.
Names: Rebbecca, Sally, Tracy, and Wanda
Last Name: Best, Dart, Frost, and Grand
Trees: ash tree, cherry tree, maple tree, and spruce tree
Location: garden, patio, back yard, and front yard
Days of the Week: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
- Wanda, whose last name wasn’t Frost, didn’t plant her spruce tree by the patio.
- Tracy planted her tree before Mrs. Dart but after the woman who planted the ash tree.
- Mrs. Best, whose first name wasn’t Sally, planted her tree in the front yard, but not on Friday.
- Rebbecca didn’t plant her tree on Monday.
- Mrs. Grand planted her tree before the woman who planted her tree in the back yard. Rebbecca didn’t plant the cherry tree.
- The trees were planted, in chronological order, as follows: Mrs. Frost, in the garden, Wanda, the maple tree.
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