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Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

November 6, 2014

by Tom Morrow

Last month a worldwide survey was conducted by the U.N. The only question asked of each nation member was: “Please give your honest opinion about solutions to the food shortage in the rest of the world?”

Reportedly, the survey was a failure because of a language barrier.

In Africa they didn’t know what “food” meant. In Eastern Europe they didn’t know what “honest” meant. In Western Europe they didn’t know what “shortage” meant. In China they didn’t know what “opinion” meant.

In the Middle East they didn’t know what “solution” meant. In South America they didn’t know what “please” meant. And, here in the good ol’ USA we didn’t seem to know what “the rest of the world” meant.

KID GEMS — On the first day of school, a first-grader handed his teacher a note from his mother. The note read, “The opinions expressed by this child are not necessarily those of his parents.”

BACK WHEN —- There was a time not so long ago when a monthly car payment was far less than what it takes nowadays just to fill the tank.

Quite QUOTE —- “The only time France wants us to go to war is when the German army is sitting in Paris sipping coffee.” — Regis Philbin

Quite QUOTES —- “As far as I’m concerned, war always means failure” —Jacques Chirac, President of France

“As far as France is concerned, you’re (Chirac) right.” — Rush Limbaugh


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