Monthly Archives: March 2014

Rene Descartes

“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” – Rene Descartes, mathematician, writer and philosopher, March 31st, 1596 – February 11th, 1650 Happy Birthday!!

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How about some Cocaine for that toothache?

Here is an advertisement dated March 1885, for Cocaine toothache drops priced at a whopping 15 cents.

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Share Your Letters

“Pierre, South Dakota is the only example of a state and capital in the U.S. that don’t share any letters.” Source: Robby Casteel’s Personal Web Site

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No Mustache for You

“The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.” Source: Carnigie Mellon University

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Harry S. Truman

“You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” – Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, May 8th, 1884 – December 26th, 1972

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Stewardesses

“Stewardesses” is the longest word in the English language that is typed with only the left hand. Source: Robby Casteel’s Personal Web Site

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Dr Gilkey in the Lab

Here is a picture of Dr Helen Gilkey with a group of her students in the Botany Lab circa 1918.

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