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06/03/16 Grif.Net – Travelling Dining

06/03/16 Grif.Net – Travelling Dining

[I love =
to travel. Lately, been to take care of grandkids while their parents =
travel Europe. Hmmm. Here are some random thoughts on =
dining]

“The trouble with eating Italian food is that, five =
or six days later, you’re hungry again.”

 

“I’m not sure how the =
average American would differentiate ‘National Dessert Day’ =
from any other day.”

 

“How am I supposed to =
relax in a world where ‘truffle’ can mean either chocolate =
or fungus?”

 

“Seize the moment. =
Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the =
dessert cart.”

 

“Why does Sea World have =
a seafood restaurant? I’m halfway through my fish-burger and I realize, =
Oh no, I could be eating a slow learner!”

 

“If I shake out all of =
the crumbs from all of the keyboards in the world, I think we can end =
world hunger.”

 

“I would like to find a =
pizza that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three =
o’clock in the morning.”


And =
on an unrelated note,

“When we put vegetables =
up for the winter, we use jars, but we call it canning. I find that =
jarring. And uncanny.”

 

ANSWERS =
TO YESTERDAY’S TRIVIA QUIZ

1.  John Sylvan created =
these but refusing to use them, as they are wasteful, expensive, =
non-recyclable with a bad impact on the environment.  What did he =
create that is so bad? (KEURIG COFFEE PODS)

 

2. What =
percentage of the world’s population is naturally blonde? =
(2%)

 

3. Do =
you know the name of the largest river in the country of Saudi Arabia? =
(NO PERMANENT RIVER IN SAUDI ARABIA)

 

4. Liza =
Minnelli married Jack Haley, Jr. We all know Liza’s mother and her =
famous role. But who was Jack Haley Sr? (HE PLAYED THE TIN MAN in the =
same movie, “Wizard of Oz”)

5. How old was Steven =
Spielberg when he directed “Jaws”? =
(26)

 

6. In =
the US, the average business lunch lasts 67 minutes.  How does that =
compare with the average in France? (FRANCE 124 MINUTES, nearly twice as =
long)

 

7. How =
many homes does the average home-buyer look at before making a purchase? =
(14)

 

8. What =
difference does leaving skins on the grapes during fermentation make in =
the finished wines? (RED WINES FERMENTED WITH SKINS ON, WHITE WINES WITH =
NO SKINS ON)

 

9. What =
was unique about the Academy Award statue given Walt Disney for =
“Snow White”? (HE WAS AWARDED 1 FULL SIZED STATUE, 7 TINY =
ONES)

 

10. =
When you connect EEG machines to this food, the movements registered are =
almost identical to those produced by the human brain.  What is it? =
(JELL-O)

 

~~

Dr Bob =
Griffin

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"