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WITandWISDOM(tm) - March 29, 2004
"Life is not just a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: WOW.... WHAT A RIDE !!!" – Author Unknown
Submitted by Gary
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face." - Ben Williams
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." - Josh Billings
"The average dog is a nicer person than the average person." - Andrew A. Rooney
"We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made." - M. Acklam
Source: Quotes of the Day, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Subscribe_Quotes_of_the_Day
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
Birthday Belief Systems
Idealism: Happy Birthday.
Capitalism: I shopped all day for your birthday.
Atheism: I can't believe it's your birthday.
Existentialism: Your birthday means nothing to me.
Sarcasm: You don't look half bad for someone twice your age.
Source: Keith's Mostly Clean Humor & Weird List (Inactive)
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
The word "aerobics" comes from two Greek words: "aero" meaning "ability to" and "bics" meaning "withstand tremendous boredom."
Source: The Funnies, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/andychaps_the-funnies
Note: Friday’s trivia was about an “oopart” geode which was found in the Coso mountains in 1961. The following web site analyzes the evidence. It includes pictures.http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/coso.html - Submitted by George and Bob Dillon
Americans are sitting around and eating themselves to death, with obesity closing in on tobacco as the nation's No. 1 underlying preventable killer.
A poor diet and physical inactivity caused 400,000 deaths in 2000, a 33 percent jump over 1990, said a study released Tuesday by the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tobacco-related deaths in the same period climbed by less than 9 percent and the gap between the two narrowed substantially.
The researchers analyzed data from 2000 for the leading causes of death and for those preventable factors known to contribute to them. Like tobacco, obesity and inactivity increase the risks for the top three killers: heart disease, cancer and such cerebrovascular ailments as strokes.
By Mark Sherman, The Associated Press Washington
From: Journal of the American Medical Association
Source: Peninsula Daily News, March 10, 2004, http://peninsuladailynews.com