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WITandWISDOM(tm) - October 11, 2006
People will probably forget how fast you did a job, but they remember how well you did it.
Submitted by Lorraine
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
The following letter was received at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden from a child in the Bronx:
Dear Brooklyn Botanic Garden,
I took a quarter out of the wishing well. So I feel so bad that I am returning your quarter back to you.
From: New York Times, June 17, 1987
"I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, it I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man." - Sam Houston
Pulpit Pieces Weekly, http://www.net153.com/best.htm
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
I asked the Lord to tell me
Why my house is such a mess.
He asked if I'd been 'computering',
And I had to answer, "yes."
He told me to get off my fanny
And tidy up the house.
And so I started cleaning up...
The smudges off my mouse.
I wiped and shined the topside.
That really did the trick...
I was just admiring my work...
I didn't mean to 'click.'
But click, I did, and oops I found
A real absorbing site
That I got SO way into...
I was into it all night.<
Nothing's changed except my mouse
It's very, very shiny.
I guess my house will stay a mess...
While I sit here on my hiney.
Source: Clean Hewmor, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
"They say animal behavior can warn you when an earthquake is coming. Like the night before that last earthquake hit, our family dog took the car keys and drove to Arizona." - Bob Hope/Gene Perret
Submitted by Bruce
A retired Croatian bishop claims to have a world record after collecting almost 1,000 Bibles in 250 different languages.
Marijan Oblak, 87, has gathered a collection of 929 different editions of the book and claims to have the most varied Bible collection in the world.
Oblak from the southern Croatian town of Zadar said: "I'm grateful to everyone who has given me a Bible. Some of them I got personally from the late Pope John Paul II.
"I have been collecting Bibles for 19 years and I hope that next year I'll get past the 1,000 mark."
Source: Ananova http://www.ananova.com