These are some things that have crossed the old noggin’ today…. so I will recount them here… just for fun.
Well… right off the bat… why do they call your brain…. the old noggin’? Or the nut, the dome, the noodle? I’ll just play along. Here is what has buttered my old noodle today….
Since we were speaking of the skull….. I saw an old photo of a Kamikaze Pilot this morning. The guy was wearing a helmet. I have to wonder why the heck he’d be wearing a helmet? Seems like a moot point, doesn’t it?
I guess sometimes… when it gets close to “The End of the Line”… people do strange things, or come up with some profound thoughts…..
On W.C. Field’s deathbed, he began to read the Bible. He was a proclaimed Atheist. His good friend asked him…”W.C…. why now, are you reading the Bible?” To which W.C. replied…. “I am looking for a loophole.”
Loophole. Now there is another. Seems redundant. By definition it is an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules. A gap. An opening. A means of avoidance. People are always looking for Loopholes. Ways to make their case, or prove their point.
What you really need in life…. is momentum….. yes… good old momentum. Gaining Steam. It comes in a lot of different forms, mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Yet, in , in the land of Physics….. Momentum is…… Mass multiplied by Velocity. But it turns up all over the place.
Speaking of momentum. It takes momentum to make a guillotine work. Dr. Joseph Guillotine was not the inventor, contrary to popular belief. He just thought something like this would make a good way to perform executions. A German guy named Tobias Schmidt actually designed the thing in 1792. It was first used in the execution of Nicolas Pelletier. Joe, CEO. Toby, Chief Designer. Nick, Head of R & D. (No pun intended).
Speaking of the morbid. If you want to be on a postal stamp…. you gotta’ be dead. The U.S. Government will not allow portraits of living persons to appear on stamps. I’ve seen flowers, trees, and other living things on stamps. I am not sure how they feel about farm animals…. like pigs. Pig Stamps would be cool.
While we are speaking of pigs… I am told that it is physically impossible for a pig to look up into the sky. Come to think of it… I’ve never seen a pig watch an airplane or a bird fly by. They can…. however…. look over the counter at Arby’s. In fact, the third little piggy, did just that…. AND he had his Roast Beef. It made him very happy. I am not sure what made the fifth piggy pee all over the place.
Perhaps it was….. Cherophobia. The fear of fun.
And here we are right back to the point of all of this…it is all just for fun. Holy Smokes…. I hope I never suffer from Cherophobia.
“I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.” – Thomas Edison
“Fun is Good.” – Dr. Seuss