Sunday, September 14, 2008

Bud's World

Q: What do you call a non-churchgoer?
A: A Seventh-Day Absentist
If you want to save face, keep the lower half shut
~ Ann Landers

I was just wondering…
How do they get the deer to cross at the yellow sign?
If I vow to avoid poison ivy, am I making a rash promise?
Why is a person who handles your money called a "broker"?
How can one person be dirt poor, and another be filthy rich?
Is a kleptomaniac a person who helps himself because he can't help himself?

From the Choir Loft
Our chorus will perform the patriotic musical: ‘Our Flag Was Still There’ this Saturday (9/20/08) during the Grape Festival in Silver Creek. Yes, it’s our 9th performance of this powerful patriotic musical! We will begin the performance @ 2:00 and will perform outside (Lord willing!) near the Gazebo in the Village Park near the big white church (First United Church) in the middle of the Village of Silver Creek. Please show your support by coming out and clapping wildly (in between songs).

Out of the mouth of Babes...
Little Billy returned home from his first day at school and asked his mother, “What’s sex?”
His mother, who believed in all the most modern educational theories, gave him a detailed explanation, covering all aspects of the ‘hard to explain subject’ her inquisitive six year old.
When she had finished, little Billy produced an enrollment form which he had brought home from school and said, “Okay Mommy, but how am I going to get all that into this one little square?”

Today in History
September 14
1996 – Mark Mc Guire became the 13th player to hit 50 HR’s in a season
1973 – President Nixon signed into law a measure lifting pro football’s ‘blackout rule’
1972 – The ‘Walton’s’ TV show premiered
1968 – 1st broadcast of ‘60 minutes’ on CBS-TV
1965 – ‘F-Troop’ premiered on TV
1960 – Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia & Venezuela form OPEC
1948 – Milton Berle launched his TV career on ‘Texaco Star Theater’
1891 – “Empire State Express” train goes fro NYC to East Buffalo (436 miles in record 7hours/6 min.)
1872 – Britain paid the U.S. $15 million for Civil War damages
1847 – U.S. Marines under General Scott enter Mexico City (thus: ‘From the halls of Montezuma’)
1814 – Francis Scott Key was inspired to write ‘The Star Spangled Banner’

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