Historical happenings

6/25/1798 ~ US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens

6/25/1868 ~ US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day

6/25/1913 ~ American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.

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In ancient China, self-government was highly developed both in community life and in personal life. The custom of mutual protection and assistance was widespread. The organization and regulations of local self-government were clearly defined and strictly applied. Individual self-control was even more strongly emphasized.

~ Chiang Kai-shek

Ponder this

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.

~ Winston Churchill

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

The following questions were set in last year’s GED examination. These are genuine answers (from 18 year old exam takers) One must assume these answers are after rigorous study.

Q. Name the four seasons?
A.. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar

Q. How is dew formed?
A.. The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire

Q. What guarantees may a mortgage company insist on?
A.. If you are buying a house they will insist that you are well endowed

Q. In a democratic society, how important are elections?
A.. Very important Sex can only happen when a male gets an election

Q. What are steroids?
A. Things for keeping carpets still on the stairs (Shoot yourself now , there is little hope)

Q… What happens to your body as you age?
A.. When you get old, so do your bowels and you get intercontinental.

Q. What happens to a boy when he reaches puberty?
A.. He says goodbye to his boyhood and looks forward to his adultery.

Q. Name a major disease associated with cigarettes?
A.. Premature death

Q. What is artificial insemination?
A… That be the farmer in CA that does it to the bull instead of the cow…

Q. How can you delay milk turning sour?
A.. Keep it in the cow (Simple, but brilliant)

Q. How are the main 20 parts of the body categorized (e.g. The abdomen)?
A.. The body is consisted into 3 parts – the brainium, the borax and the abdominal cavity. The brainium contains the brain, the borax contains the heart and lungs and the abdominal cavity contains the five bowels: A,E,I,O,U

Q. What is the fibula?
A.. A small lie

Q. What does ‘varicose’ mean?
A.. Nearby

Q. What is the most common form of birth control?
A.. Most people prevent contraception by wearing a condominium.

Q. Give the meaning of the term ‘Cesarean section’?
A.. The caesarean section is a district in Rome

Q. What is a seizure?
A.. A Roman Emperor. (Julius Seizure, I came, I saw, I had a fit)

Q. What is a terminal illness?
A. When you are sick at the airport.

Q. What does the word ‘benign’ mean?
A.. Benign is what you will be after you be eight.

AND THE BEST IS LAST:
Q. What is a turbine?
A.. Something an Arab or Sheik wears on his head. Once a Arab boy reaches puberty, he removes his diaper and wraps it around his head.

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