William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 3-28-14

William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 3-28-14

John Tyler was born in 1790 and was the Tyler in “Tippecanoe and Tyler too”. He became our 10th president after William Henry “Tippecanoe” Harrison died 32 days after his inauguration in 1841.

Tyler failed to win re-election in 1844 but he did father Lyon Gardiner Tyler in 1853 who fathered Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Jr. in 1924 and Harrison Ruffin Tyler in 1928.

Yes Christopher, the grandchildren of the man who delivered the eulogy at Thomas Jefferson’s funeral are still alive today in 2014.

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-27-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-27-14

Sturgis, South Dakota of motorcycle rally fame is named for Civil War General Samuel D. Sturgis who was born in Shippensburg, Pa. and is famous for saying about his fellow general John Pope, “I don’t care for John Pope one pinch of owl dung.”

A World War II troop ship was also named for him.

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William W. Lawrence Sr Omnbit 3-24-14

William W. Lawrence Sr Omnbit 3-24-14

Napoleon Bonaparte did not take offense at the mocking of his height. He was 5-7 which was about average for his day. His brother was King of Spain before moving to New Jersey.

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William W. Lawrence Sr Omnbit 3-22-14

William W. Lawrence Sr Omnbit 3-22-14

Every state except Maine, Alaska and Hawaii is home to at least one species of venomous snake. Pennsylvania has three: the timber rattlesnake, the endangered eastern massauga rattlesnake and the copperhead. Remember, Robert James, check the eyes. If they are elliptical it is poisonous, round it is not.

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-20-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-20-14

Q — How long does it take to spend a billion dollars?
A — Not long, Robert James, if you have an open checkbook and are buying hardware for the Pentagon. However, for most of us it would take a big longer. Look at it this way: If you spent $1,000 a day since 1 A.D. you still would not have spent a billion.

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-20-14 and Baba Ghanoush

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-19-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-19-14

Before 1960, no former U.S. Navy man had ever been president or een a presidential candidate. Then came John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. Ronald Reagan served as an Army captain. (Since 1987, you can add George H.W. Bush, Ross Perot, John Kerry and John McCain as Navy men who became presidents or presidential candidates)

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-19-14 and Mrs. Chef Bill's Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies by Mrs. Chef Bill Sr. go great with a Cryptowit Quote Puzzle. Click here for the recipe