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The efficiency expert concluded his lecture with a note of
caution. "You don't want to try these techniques at home."
"Why not?" asked someone from the back of the audience.
"I watched my wife's routine at breakfast for years,"
the expert explained. "She made lots of trips to the
refrigerator, stove, table and cabinets, often carrying just
a single item at a time. 'Hon,' I suggested, 'Why don't you
try carrying several things at once?'"
The voice from the back asked, "Did it save time?"
The expert replied, "Actually, yes. It used to take her
20 minutes to get breakfast ready. Now I do it in seven."
February 11th In Pop Culture History
► 1752 - The first hospital in the United States, Pennsylvania
► 1808 - As an experiment, anthracite coal was burned
as a fuel
► 1858 - Marie-Bernarde Soubirous, a 14-year-old French
peasant girl, first claimed to see a vision of the Virgin
Mary near Lourdes, France. In 1933, she was canonized as St.
Bernadette by the Roman Catholic Church
► 1990 - Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end
South African apartheid, was released from prison after 27
► 1990 - Buster Douglas defeated Mike Tyson, the undisputed
heavyweight champion of the world.
► 2006 - Vice President Dick Cheney accidently shot
good friend Harry Whittington while the two were hunting together
► 2012 - Singer Whitney Houston died in a hotel bathtub,
the result of accidental drowning. Heart disease and cocaine,
which was found in her system, were determined to be contributing
I Learned At The Movies...
|Burt Reynolds (1936)
Taylor Lautner (1992)
Tina Louise (1934)
Eva Gabor (1919 - 1995)
Kelly Rowland (1981)
'Shwayze' Aaron Smith (1985)
Jennifer Aniston (1969)
Becky LeBeau (1962)
Sheryl Crow (1962)
Leslie Nielson (1926)
Q'orianka Kilcher (1990)
Carey Lowell (1961)
Thomas Edison (1847)
Sergio Mendes (1941)
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