What Were They Thinking May 27, 2021?



Welcome to Our Thursday, May 27, 2021 “What Were They Thinking?”

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

“I change during the course of a day. I wake and I’m one person, and when I go to sleep I know for certain I’m somebody else.”

― Bob Dylan


Question: Who sang about being an “eggman” and a “walrus”? Answer below

Jeopardy: In the early 1900s, this railway linked the cities of Moscow and Itkutsk? What is _____. Answer in the next “What Were They Thinking?”

Answer to May 26’s Jeopardy Question : Language of graphics-oriented


 Fun Fact

In June, 2010, MI6 hacked an Al-Qaeda website and replaced instructions on how to make a bomb with a cupcake recipe. Read More. …


 This Day in History

In 1931, Piccard & Knipfer make 1st flight into stratosphere – by balloon. Read More. …


 National “What” Day

National Cellophane Tape Day


 Groans or Laughs

Me: What’s the Wi-Fi password? Bartender: You need to buy a drink first. Me: OK, I’ll have a Coke. Bartender: Three dollars. Me: There you go. So what’s the Wi‑Fi password? Bartender: “You need to buy a drink first.” No spaces, all lowercase. —Sylvia McClain


Mountain icon National Park History

Established June 29, 1906, Mesa Verde National Park, constitutes over 4,000 archaeological sites of the Ancestral Puebloan people, who lived here and elsewhere in the Four Corners region for at least 700 years. Cliff dwellings built in the 12th and 13th centuries include Cliff Palace, which has 150 rooms and 23 kivas, and the Balcony House, with its many passages and tunnels.                 


 Trivia Answer

The Beatles


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