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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson went on a camping trip. After a good meal and a bottle of wine they lay down for the night, and went to sleep. Some hours later, Holmes awoke and nudged his faithful friend awake. “Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see.” Watson replied, “I see millions and millions of stars.”
“What does that tell you?” Holmes questioned.
Watson pondered for a minute. “Astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, I observe that Saturn is in Leo. Horologically, I deduce that the time is approximately a quarter past three. Theologically, I can see that God is all powerful and that we are small and insignificant. Meteorologically, I suspect that we will have a beautiful day tomorrow...

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General Ashcroft is visiting an elementary school in late 2003. After the typical civics presentation to the class, he announces, “All right, boys and girls, you can all ask me questions now.”

A young boy named Bobby raises his hand and says, “I have three questions:

1. How did Bush win the election with fewer votes than Gore?

2. Why are you using the USA Patriot Act to limit Americans’ civil liberties?

3. Why hasn’t the U.S. caught Osama bin Laden yet?”

Just then the bell sounds and all the kids run out to the playground. Fifteen minutes later, the kids come back in class and again. Ashcroft says, “I’m sorry we were interrupted by the bell. Now, you can all ask me questions.”

A young girl named Charlene raises her hand and says, “I have five questions:

1...

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