IJMC Government Money

                        IJMC - Government Money

Mm...I could really go for a nice juice federal grant right now to do some
research. Nothing in particular, just "research". I just want someone to
pay my bills for a while while I do nothing much in particular. Likely?
Nahh, but nice to think about once in a while. Especially just before bed
so I can have pleasant dreams of intense laziness. Lying around pools
reading books and sipping pina coladas...falling back on the thick grass
to watch the stars at night...speaking of night, g'night!            -dave

You know what the sad part is??? Most of these bits of wisdom were
probably discovered thru studies funded by GOVERNMENT GRANTS....."Our Tax
Money At Work"... But let's give credit to the folks that did the
studies, their diligence and hard work, I mean can you imagine sitting
for hours and hours trying to fold a piece of paper 8 times???? Gotta
love it....Pete


The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929. "7" was selected because the
original containers were 7 ounces. "UP" indicated the direction of the

Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the
mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away
from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood

American car horns beep in the key of F.

No piece of paper can be folded more than 7 times.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each
salad served in first-class.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

The 57 on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of
pickles the company once had.

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike
factory workers in Malaysia combined.

Adolph Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion but was
talked out of it by her doctor.

Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen
wearing them in public.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

The sound of ET walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.

IJMC January 2001 Archives