i had SUCH a good time there! There's lots more to do there than here in rancho bernardo, simply due to the fact that in city areas everything is CLOSE. everythings 20 minutes away from here =P
if/when i move there i am SO getting this liscence plate...
i cant remember if i said this already but i bought a clerks cartoons lunchbox in Red Bank. When Tav and i got home, his sister saw it, pointed to Dante Hicks and was like, "Tavis is this you?" =P
i said "yes Caitlin, i got a personalized lunchbox of Tavis while i waited". Hee hee, now you know why my character for Tav is named "Dante" *hugs her wuff*
I cant wait to go there for Christmas, but the sad thing is, i have absolutely NO snow clothes o_O seems like everytime i go there im gonna have to go on a mass shopping spree *sigh*
and now for something completely different...
Click here for useless facts....
HOW CAN YOU LIVE WITHOUT KNOWING THESE THINGS?
(note to readers, a lot of these aren't true but theyre fun to read anyways. got it in an e-mail from dads girlfriend)
The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred
and Wilma Flintstone.
*cuz theyre the MODERN stone age family*
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
*can i be the banker?? =D *
Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.
*i find that hard to believe....(squints)...er...yeah*
Coca-Cola was originally green.
*better than clear i guess*
It is impossible to lick your elbow.
The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
*of course work prolly involves shoveling snow*
The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%
( now get this...) The percentage of North America that is wilderness:
*now THAT is pathetic*
The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
*theyre better than children though*
The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour:
*theres that many people flying over my head right now??? eep..*
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
*no wonder grandpa said my hair reminds him of copper wire =P *
The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
*um.......EW?!! how the hell does THAT work?!*
The youngest pope was 11 years old.
*worship him or he wont be your friend anymore*
The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
*and it still sucked*
Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
*understandible. if the statue of liberty was walking around id think the ghostbusters had something to do with it*
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades - King David, Hearts - Charlemagne, Clubs -Alexander, the Great
Diamonds - Julius Caesar
*i should look at cards more carefully...would help in blackjack too*
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the
air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air
the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has
all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
*i...did not...know...that.....i gotta find a statue! but, what if they didnt RIDE a horse?*
Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John
Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the
last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
*so am i*
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks
like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
Q. What occurs more often in December than any other month?
*YEAH BABY!! hrm....mating season?*
Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A. Their birthplace
*mine is down the street 2 miles*
Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name
*oh...my guess would have been "mid life crisis"
Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until
you would find the letter "A"?
A. One thousand
*who has the time to SPELL out numbers?!*
Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser
printers all have in common?
A. All invented by women.
*ill have to tell dad that the next time he comes up with a new line of bullet proof vests.....we were here first ;) *
Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the
A. Father's Day
Q. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most
A. He was allergic to carrots.
*but they help your eyesight! well...not really*
Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a party?
A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet.
*(raises hand) IT WAS OPEN! I was looking for dental floss =)*
In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.
When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer
to sleep on. Hence the phrase "goodnight, sleep tight".
*and i thought MY bed was uncomfortable*
It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month
after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all
the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar
was lunar based, this period was called the honey month we know today as
*my dad would NEVER give tav alcohol*
In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England,
when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own
pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your
P's and Q's"
*oh....i thought it had grammatical significance*
Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the
rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used
the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase inspired
by this practice.
*and we dont do this anymore...WHY? i want a cup like that!*
In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only
Ladies Forbidden.... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
*sorta like Fornication Under the Concent of the King? LOL *
At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow!
*screw you.....'lick' *
*sits and counts down the days till X-mas*