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  • Writer's pictureReuven Sherwin

Quote of the Day: The Light at the End of the Tunnel...

A PESSIMIST sees a dark tunnel An OPTIMIST sees light at the end of the tunnel A REALIST sees a freight train The TRAIN OPERATOR sees 3 idiots standing on the tracks... - Unknown

Yes, I know - this is less than 100 words in the post, but for QOTD post, I felt it's ok. Hope you enjoy it.

Will fluff this up with useless trivia (too many credits to give them out, but I found this as past of a Quora answer):

  • 111,111,111 X 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

  • "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt"

  • "Forty" is the only number which has its letters in alphabetical order. "One" is the only number with its letters in reverse alphabetical order.

  • Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest

  • A "jiffy" is actually a proper time unit for 1/60th of a second

  • A horse can sleep standing up

  • A peanut is not a nut or a pea, it's a legume

  • Average length of a coat hanger when straightened: 44 inches

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