Oh, the depth and riches of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and His paths beyond tracing out. --Romans 11:33
"Fortnight" is a contraction of "fourteen nights." In the US "two weeks" is more commonly used.
A bathometer is an instrument for indicating the depth of the sea beneath a moving vessel.
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
THE HOTTEST TEMP
The highest temperature ever recorded in the world was 136.4 degrees Fahrenheit at El Azizia, Lybia, on September 13, 1922.
THE LOWEST TEMP
The lowest temperature ever recorded in the world was 129 degrees below 0 at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983.
The Gregorian calendar was introduced by Pope Gregory in 1582 AD, and was adopted by Great Britain and the English colonies in 1752.
RULES OF THE TODDLER ---------------------
1. If I like it, it's mine. 2. If it's in my hand, it's mine. 3. If I can take it from you, it's mine. 4. If I had it a little while ago, it's mine. 5. If it's mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way. 6. If I'm doing or building something, all the pieces are mine. 7. If it looks just like mine, it's mine. 8. If I think it's mine, it's mine.
Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best of minds. Men and women live on the brink of mysteries and harmonies into which they never enter and with their hand on the doorlatch they die outside. GK Chesterton
Q: What do you get when 20 violinists start playing at the same time but play different songs? A: A senseless act of violins.
The wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness. --James 3:17-18
*When your wife says, "What do you think?" she is not asking for YOUR opinion. She is asking for HER opinion, from your mouth.