August 3, 1997 in Features

Trivia

L.M. Boyd Crown Syndicate
 
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Just to show you how good that musical master Quincy Jones really is, he didn’t even need his middle name to become famous. It’s “Delight.”

Q. What’s a “Missouri Bridge”?

A. Old-timey talk for a shallow river ford purposely paved with flat stones underwater so vehicles won’t mire down. It serves until the bridge budget rises. Or the river.

Q. How can gulls drink seawater safely?

A. They have glands in their heads to desalinate it.

Lawgivers in Louisiana’s Morrisburg once saw fit to make it specifically illegal there for a cat to chase a duck down the street.

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