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Duke's AM cliff notes for 12/15/2011

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Duke's AM cliff notes for 12/15/2011

Unread postby Duke » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:37 am

Duke's AM cliff notes for 12/15/2011

Good Morning, I posted the currency auction and the word for the day for Wednesday today due the fact I was not able to post them yesterday. Hot topic is the U. S. leaving and Iraq taking over the security of their country. Let's hope they can do it and as a result, things fall into place and the RV happens.

So have a great day and RV soon.

1. Currency Auctions: Announcement No. (2037): 12/15/2011

http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...1975#post31975

2. Currency Auctions Announcement No. (2036) 12/14/2011

http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...ment-No.-(2036)

3. Word of the Day: Thursday December 15, 2011: veriest

Read more: http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...#ixzz1gb916GyH

4. Word of the Day: Wednesday December 14, 2011: cleave

Read more: http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...#ixzz1gbBkmxrR

5. Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Iraq

Read more: http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...#ixzz1gbDZErRu

6. Witness: Reflecting on Iraq as U.S. troops withdraw

Read more: http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...#ixzz1gbDjj7cj

7. In Iraq, Maliki is a man of the shadows

Read more: http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...#ixzz1gbDuokkk

8. Without U.S. troops, can Iraq’s peace hold?

http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...92s-peace-hold

9. (Reuters) - Zahora Jasim lost two brothers to bombs and gunmen in the years of turmoil and violence that followed the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Read more: http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...#ixzz1gbGlS2rY

10. 'A new chapter': US shuts down Iraq war

Read more: http://www.stardogger.net/forum/show...#ixzz1gbMdj9XQ

Duke

P. S. Glad to be drunk
A completely inebriated man was stumbling down the street with one foot on the curb and one foot in the gutter. A cop pulled up and said, "I've got to take you in, pal. You're obviously drunk."

Our wasted friend asked, "Officer, are ya absolutely sure I'm drunk?"

"Yeah, buddy, I'm sure," said the copper. "Let's go."

Breathing a sigh of relief, the wino said, "Thank goodness, I thought I was crippled."


PP. SS. Blonde Joke
A Blonde Goes On Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
Regis: "Barbara, you've done very well so far - $500,000 and one lifeline left -- phone a friend.

The next question will give you the top prize of One Million dollars if you get it right ... but if you get it wrong you will drop back to $32,000 -- are you ready?"

Barbara: "Sure, I'll have a go!"

Regis: "Which of the following birds does not build it's own nest?

Is it........

A-Robin

B-Sparrow

C-Cuckoo

D-Thrush

Remember Barbara its worth 1 Million dollars."

"I think I know who it..but I'm not 100%...

No, I haven't got a clue. I'd like to phone a friend Regis, just to be sure.

Regis: "Yes, who, Barbara, do you want to phone?

Barbara: "I'll phone my friend Maggie back home in Birmingham."

(ringing)

Maggie (also a blonde): "Hello..."

Regis: "Hello Maggie, its Regis here from Who Wants to be a Millionaire-I have Barbara here and she is doing really well on $500,000, but needs your help to be a Million.

The next voice you hear will be Barbara's and she'll read you the question.

There are 4 possible answers and 1 correct answer and you have 30 seconds to answer -- fire away Barbara."

Barbara: "Maggie, which of the following birds does not build it's own nest? Is it:

A-Robin

B-Sparrow

C-Cuckoo

D-Thrush"

Maggie: "Oh Gees, Barbara that's simple.....It's a Cuckoo."

Barbara: "You think?"

Maggie: "I'm sure."

Barbara: " Thanks Maggie." (hangs up)

Regis: "Well, do you want to stick on $500,000 or play on for the Million, Barbara?"

Barbara: "I want to play, I'll go with C-Cuckoo"

Regis: "Is that your final answer?"

Barbara: "It is."

Regis: "Are you confident?"

Barbara: "Yes fairly, Maggie's a sound bet."

Regis: "Barbara.....you had $500,000 and you said C-Cuckoo ...you're right! - You have just won ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

Here is your check. You have been a great contestant and a real gambler. Audience please put your hands together for Barbara."

(clapping)

That night Barbara calls round to Maggie and brings her down to a local bar for a celebration drink and, as they are sipping their Champagne, Barbara turns to Maggie and asks "Tell me Maggie, How in God's name did you know that it was the Cuckoo that does not build its own nest?

Maggie: "Listen Barbara, everybody knows that a Cuckoo lives in a clock."


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