What Were They Thinking 05/19/2021?

Little tidbits to ponder or make you smile!

The phrase “What were they thinking” usually follows an action or response that was deemed questionable. Our intent is to make you ponder and maybe smile a bit.


Today’s Quote

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson



The first hockey pucks used in early outdoor hockey games were made of what? Answer below


Fun Fact

In 2012, a couple invited the Queen to their wedding as a joke, and she actually turned up.


This Day in History

1953 Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah).


National “What” Day

National Barber Mental Health Awareness Day


Groans or Laughs

When my local barista handed me my change, one coin stood out. “Look at that. You rarely get one of these old wheat pennies nowadays,” I said, tapping the sheaf of-wheat design. I handed her the penny. Turning it over and over in her hand, she said, “You know, I always thought they were made of copper.” —Linda Neukrug


National Park History

Established May 14, 1930, Carlsbad Caverns National Park has 117 caves, the longest of which is over 120 miles (190 km) long. The Big Room is almost 4,000 feet (1,200 m) long, and the caves are home to over 400,000 Mexican free-tailed bats and sixteen other species. Above ground are the Chihuahuan Desert and Rattlesnake Springs.


          Trivia Answer

Frozen cow dung

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