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send me a joke www.punyajokes.com – design by punyaweb.net Newsletter No. 39 - 26th October 2007

Clockwise or Counter-clockwise?

lady turning animation

read text to the right or click on thumbnail to see the animation

Credit: Jeevan

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen

A series of expressions and emotion on the face of the new World Champion F1

see bigger version of picture by clicking on it – Credit: Chris

Have you missed out on the previous issues?

Clockwise or Counter-clockwise?

Click on the thumbnail to the left to see the animation. Which way is this dancer turning?

If you see this lady turning clockwise you are using your right brain.

If you see it the other way (counter-clockwise), you are using your left brain.

Some people see both ways, but most people see it only one way.

If you try to see it the other way and you do see, you're very versatile and probably have an above-average IQ.

Credit: Jeevan

Big full moon no illusion

This week's full Moon is the biggest full Moon of 2007. It's no illusion. Some full moons are genuinely larger than others and this week's is a whopper. Why?

The moon's orbit is an ellipse with one side 30,000 miles closer to earth than the other. The full moon of Oct. 25-26 is located on the near side, making it appear as much as 14% bigger and 30% brighter than lesser full moons we've seen earlier in 2007.

Credit: Bhagawati

Hell's Angels

A grizzled old man was eating in a truck stop when three Hell's Angels bikers walked in.

The first walked up to the old man, pushed his cigarette into the old man's pie and then took a seat at the counter.

The second walked up to the old man, spit into the old man's milk and then he took a seat at the counter.

The third walked up to the old man, turned over the old man's plate, and then he took a seat at the counter.

Without a muttering word of protest, the old man gets up from his seat and quietly leaves the diner.

Shortly thereafter, one of the bikers said to the waitress, "Humph, not much of a man, was he!"

And the waitress replied, "Not much of a truck driver either. He just backed his truck over three motorcycles!"

Credit: Roland

Living Will

Last night, my friend and I were sitting in the living room and I said to her, "I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and fluids from a bottle. If that ever happens, just pull the plug."

She got up, unplugged the TV, and threw out my wine.

She's such a bitch..

Credit: Anne Black via Jeevan

What is the Fibula?

Children's answers to silly questions:

Q: Name the four seasons.
A: Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar.

Q: Explain one of the processes by which water can be made safe to drink.
A: Flirtation makes water safe to drink because it removes large pollutants like grit, sand, dead sheep and canoeists.

Q: How is dew formed?
A: The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire.

Q: How can you delay milk turning sour?
A: Keep it in the cow.

Q: What causes the tides in the oceans?
A: The tides are a fight between the Earth and the Moon. All water tends to flow towards the moon, because there is no water on the moon, and nature hates a vacuum. I forget where the sun joins in this fight.

Q: What are steroids?
A: Things for keeping carpets still on the stairs.

Q: What happens to your body as you age?
A: When you get old, so do your bowels and you get intercontinental.

Q: What happens to a boy when he reaches puberty?
A: He says good-bye to his boyhood and looks forward to his adultery.

Q: Name a major disease associated with cigarettes.
A: Premature death.

Q: What is artificial insemination?
A: When the farmer does it to the bull instead of the cow

Q: How are the main parts of the body categorized? (e.g., abdomen.)
A: The body is consisted into three parts- the brainium, the borax, and the abdominal cavity. The brainium contains the brain; the borax contains the heart and lungs, and the abdominal cavity contains the five bowels, A, E, I, O, and U.

Q: What is the fibula?
A: A small lie.

Q: What does "varicose" mean?
A: Nearby. (I do love this one...)

Q: Give the meaning of the term "Caesarean section"
A: The Caesarean Section is a district in Rome .

Q: What does the word "benign" mean?
A: Benign is what you will be after you be eight.

Credit: Bhagawati