Thursday, June 9, 2016

Oh My What Were They Thinking.

I got my quilt unstitched and ready to reload today and finished another of those dreaded blocks of the day.  Took me most of the day working at it on and off to get it done.  I made a mistake, unpicked, resewed, made another, repeat.  I haven't seen much talk about them on the various groups so don't know if everyone has given up or just toiling away and wishing they had an excuse for tossing the whole idea.
I would like to quit but I hate to give in so on I go.

The following is something that was sent to me today and I thought you might find it humorous.  I think I found it somewhat scary to think these young people are driving cars, voting and may one day be in a decision making position that will affect all our lives.  Or perhaps they just had exam days nerves and are now banging their heads against the wall.

Why Teachers Drink
  The following questions were set in last year's GED examination. These are genuine answers (from 18 year olds) 
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  (So true)
Q. Name a major disease associated with cigarettes?
A.. Premature death
Q. What is artificial insemination?
A... When the farmer 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  (huh)
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.  (That would work)
Q. Give the meaning of the term 'Caesarean 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. (Irrefutable)
Q. What does the word 'benign' mean?
A.. Benign is what you will be after you be eight  (brilliant
 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.  (now we’re getting somewhere). 

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