Gordon Macdonald was the governor of Newfoundland from 1946 to 1949. He played an important part for making Newfoundland part of Canada. Despite fierce opposition, he succeeded
The Ape-drunk, who leaps and sings and hollers The Lion-drunk, who is quarrelsome and rude The Swine-drunk, who is sleepy and lumpish The Sheep-drunk, wise
In 1940, comedian Fred Allen (1894 – 1956), in his radio program, talked about a time he checked into a hotel in Philadelphia where the
I heard the following story from my topology professor. A renowned statistician was teaching a course in fundamental probability theory to a group of undergraduates.
A Convoluted Testimony A witness being called to give evidence in a court of Connecticut, respecting the loss of a shirt, gave the following—”Mother said,
After Rudyard Kipling won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907, a newspaper correspondent reported that Kipling was earning one dollar a word. When a