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11/17/20 Grif.Net – Getting Rich

11/17/20 Grif.Net – Getting Rich

A young man =
asked an old rich man who owned the largest home in town how he made his =
money.


The old =
guy fingered his worsted wool vest and said, "Well, son, it was =
1932. The depth of the Great Depression. I was down to my last =
nickel."


"I =
invested that nickel in an apple. I spent the entire day polishing the =
apple and, at the end of the day, I sold the apple for ten =
cents."


"The =
next morning, I invested those ten cents in two apples. I spent the =
entire day polishing them and sold them at 5:00 pm for 20 cents. I =
continued this system for that entire month, by the end of which I’d =
accumulated a fortune of $1.37 profit."

 

The young =
fellow was duly impressed with such determination and financial acumen. =


The older =
gentleman then added a brief postscript, "Then my wife’s father =
died and left us two million dollars and the rest, as they say, is =
history.=E2=80=9D

~~ANSWERS~~ [Lots of places mentioned in =
passing with these familiar songs. Can you fill in the correct names =
WITHOUT singing to yourself? 😊 =
]

 

=C2=A0 1. I =
left my heart in SAN FRANCISCO

=C2=A0=C2=A02. =
Meet me in ST LOUIS, Louis, meet me at the Fair

=C2=A0 3. Oh, =
I come from ALABAMA with a banjo on my knee, and I’m goin’ to LOUSIANA =
my
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0 true love there to see. =

=C2=A0=C2=A04. =
AMERICA, God shed His grace on thee

=C2=
=A0 5.
Wel=
come to the Hotel CALIFORNIA, such a lovely place. You can check out any =
time you like, but you can never leave

=C2=A0 6. =
OKLAHOMA where the wind comes whistlin’ o’er the =
plains

=C2=A0 7. O =
CANADA, my home and native land, true Patriot dreams in all thy sons =
command

=C2=A0 8. Do =
you know the way to SAN JOSE

=C2=A0 9. =
ENGLAND swings like the pendulum do, bobbies on bicycles =
two-by-two

10. There’s a =
yellow rose in TEXAS that I’ am gwyne to see

11. CALIFORNIA =
here we come, right back where we started from

12. By the =
time I get to PHOENIX she’ll be rising

13. That’s the =
night that the lights went out in GEORGIA

14. Friends =
around the campfire, everybody’s high, in COLORADO, Rocky Mountain =
high

15. Oh the sun =
shines bright on my old KENTUCKY home; ’tis summer and darkies are =
gay

16. From the =
halls of Montezuma to the shores of TRIPOLI

17. It’s a =
long way to TIPPERARY, it’s a long way to go to the sweetest girl I =
know

18. Are you =
going to SCARBOROUGH Fair? Parsley, sage, rosemary and =
thyme

19. Sing with me, I’ll sing with you =
and so we will sing together as we march along
. Oh, we’re =
marching to PRETORIA, Hooorah

20. The rain =
in SPAIN falls mainly on the plain.

21. My name is =
Jon Johnson, I come from WISCONSIN, I work in the lumber mills =
there

22. LONDON =
bridge is falling down, falling down, falling =
down

23. All my =
"ex’s" live in Texas that’s why I hang my hat in =
TENNESSEE

24. =
I=E2=80=99m the train they call The City of NEW ORLEANS; I=E2=80=99ll be =
gone 500 miles when day is done

25. In my mind I’m gone to CAROLINA. =
Can’t you see the sunshine? Can’t you just feel the moonshine?
=

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"