William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-17-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-17-14

Paul White, the straight-as-an-arrow founder of Curseaholics Anonymous, decided to fold the operation in 1981 — too many obscene phone calls.

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Asa Booth’s corn fritters go great with a Cryptowit Quote Puzzle from William W. Lawrence Sr.

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-14-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-14-14

Viscount Horatio Nelson, Great Britain’s greatest admiral and naval hero, defeated the combined fleets of Spain and France at the Battle of Trafalgar. Lord Nelson was fatally wounded at the height of the battle but knew he had won. His last words were, “Thank God I have done my duty.” His men then pickled his body in a barrel of brandy and sent it back to England.

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-13-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-13-14

Extra! Extra! Tsing Pao, a Chinese journal is probably the world’s longest lasting newspaper. It is believed to have started around 500 A.D. and it lasted until 1935.

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-12-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-12-14

Until Baron Von Steuban, the German soldier taught them, the scruffy heroes in the Continental Army did not know how to march in step or do an about face. Even so, the first military drill manuel in America was not published until 1779, three years after the Declaration of Independence. About the time Von Steuban became an American citizen.

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Asa Booth’s corn fritters go great with a Cryptowit Quote Puzzle from William W. Lawrence Sr.

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-11-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-11-14

Frederick Louis Maytag, the business tycoon noted for his honesty and hardwork and the Maytag washing machine, had only 22 months of formal schooling. He also served in the Iowa senate for 10 years.

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-7-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-7-14

Teachers! Whenever you decide to give up on a child, remember that Albert Einstein who began his education in Munich, Germany, did so poorly in school that it was feared that he was retrded. He was once told by a teacher: “You will never amount to anything, Einstein.” Many think of him only as a scientist, but he could play a mean violin.

 

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

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-6-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-6-14

 

Rasputin’s assassins wanted some music for party held to lure their victim. They had a phonograph but only one record. It was Yankee Doodle. They played it. Over and over and over.

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