"Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman -- not the attitude of the prospect."
W. Clement Stone
What do you call a guy with a rubber toe? Roberto.
Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia.
Saudi Arabia is known for its vast expanse of desert, so it may seem unbelievable that they rely on Australia to supply them with animals that dominate their landscape.
Australia originally had camels imported to be used for transporting heavy loads or for riding. They were let loose when their work was done, causing an unwanted spike in their population. Australians then sold the camels back to desert-based countries like Saudi Arabia, which use camels at a much higher volume.
The Moscow Drought
When Russians got lost in the revelry after the defeat of Germany in World War II, Moscow literally ran out of vodka. Considering this is a country that later encouraged citizens to drink vodka to stave off cancer in the aftermath of Chernobyl, I’m shocked.
The sirens heard in the casino scene in Swingers were police on their way to stop the film makers who were shooting without a permit.
The Shining, 1980
All the script called for was for Jack Nicholson’s deranged writer, Jack Torrance, to break down the door to get to his cowering wife. But Nicholson added a little something to cut the tension — the production went through dozens of doors before director Stanley Kubrick was satisfied — and his improvised "Here’s Johnny!" made the cut.
If you had a chance to eat dessert for breakfast every day, what dessert would you choose?
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