Airline cabin announcements

All too rarely, airline attendants make an effort to make the in flight “safety lecture” and announcements a bit more entertaining. Here are some real examples that have been heard or reported:

1. On a Southwest flight 245 (SW has no assigned seating, you just sit where you want) passengers were apparently having a hard time choosing, when a fli Continue reading Airline cabin announcements

Amazing

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The richest two percent of the world’s population owns more than half of the world’s household wealth. Although you may believe you’ve heard this statistic before, you haven’t: For the first time, personal wealth, not income, has been measured around Continue reading Amazing

April Fool’s Day hoaxes

April Fool’s Day Hoaxes/Friday Funnies/April Days

Top 10 April Fools hoaxes

  1. SPAGHETTI HARVEST – Bogus item on 1957 BBC news show Panorama. Viewers seeking advice on growing their own were told to put spaghetti sprig in tin of tomato sauce.
  2. SAN SERRIFFE – Guardian newspaper published seven-page supplement celebrating the In Continue reading April Fool’s Day hoaxes

Award-winning English prose

Every year, English teachers from across the USA can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays. These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of teachers across the country. Here are last year’s winners.

1. Her face was a perfect oval, like a circle that had its two sides gently compres Continue reading Award-winning English prose

A few tips

Reheat Pizza

Heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the stove, set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really works.

Easy Deviled Eggs

Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all broken up Continue reading A few tips