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The Most List

Yes, a new year and new decade is fast approaching, but I would like to point out a few things about this New Year’s Eve that are pretty unique. First, tonight we will experience a Blue Moon. For those who do not know, it is when a full moon occurs within the same month, and it is very rare to have it on New Year’s Eve (next one is in 19 years). Secondly, instead of looking back at the year, some time ago I made a list of the MOST. These are kind of universal in their application, and thought it would make a nice addition as I wish you a very Happy New Year.

THE MOST LIST
The most destructive habit: Worry
The greatest joy: Giving
The kindest word: Thanks
The greatest loss: Loss of Self-respect
The most satisfying work: Helping Others
The ugliest personality trait: Selfishness
The most endangered species: Dedicated Leaders
Our greatest natural resource: Our Youth
The greatest "shot in the arm": Encouragement
The most effective sleeping pill: Peace of Mind
The most cr…

Slanted Sayings (humor)

While I keep a blog of quotations (http://wordecho.blogspot.com) I found these idioms, quips and idioms funny and an interesting spin on the obvious. Hope you enjoy them?

1. A day without sunshine is like night.

2. On the other hand, you have different fingers.

3. 42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.

4. 99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.

5. Remember, half the people you know are below average.

6. He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

7. Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.

8. The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese in the trap.

9. Support bacteria. They're the only culture most people have.

10. A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

11. Change is inevitable, except from vending machines.

12. If you think nobody cares, try missing a couple of payments.

13. How many of you believe in psycho-kinesis? Raise my hand.

14. OK, so what's the speed of dark?

15. When everything is coming …

Inspirational Religious Humor

Marriage and Heaven
On their way to get married, a young Catholic couple is Involved in a fatal car accident.
The couple find themselves Sitting outside the Pearly Gates waiting for St. Peter to Process them into Heaven.
While waiting, they wondered if they could possibly get married in Heaven?
When St. Peter showed up, they asked him.
St. Peter said, 'I don't know. This is the first time anyone has asked.
Let me go find out,' and he leaves.
The couple sat and waited, and waited. Two months passed and the couple are still waiting.
As they waited, they discussed that if they were allowed to get married in Heaven, What was the eternal aspect of it all. 'What if it doesn't work?'
They wondered, 'Are we stuck together forever?'
After yet another month, St. Peter finally returns, looking somewhat bedraggled.
'Yes,' he informs the couple, 'you can get married in Heaven.'
'Great!' said the couple, 'but we were just wondering, what if t…