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Flying Machines and Flight

Airline agent to waiting passengers: “Boarding first will be the disgruntled, followed by the hopelessly late and, finally, the just plain infuriated.” – Charles Almon – Airline food is not intended for human consumption. It’s intended as a form of in-flight entertainment, wherein the object is to guess what it is, starting with broad categories such as “mineral” and “linoleum.” – Dave Barry – Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means. Hence… airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash. – Cecil Beaton – And this, ladies and gentlemen, is the very first Fokker airplane built in the world. The Dutch call it the mother Fokker. – Custodian at the Aviodome aviation museum, Schiphol airport Amsterdam – Both optimists and pessimists contribute to the society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute. – Gil Stern – Did you hear about the little old lady in the US who wasn’t allowed to take her crochet hooks on board the airplane … …

Cars, Trucks, Garage and Licenses

A commuter tie-up consists of you — and people who for some reason won’t use public transit. – Robert Brault – After you’ve heard two different eyewitness accounts of the same automobile accident, you begin to wonder about the validity of history. How do we know, for sure, what ever happened anywhere? – Bits & Pieces Vol D #5 – And I, I took the road less traveled by. I was using a GPS system. – Robert Brault – An object at rest tends to stay at rest, especially if you’re behind it when the light turns green. – Robert Brault – A pedestrian is someone who thought there were a couple of gallons left in the tank. – Author Unknown – A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. – Peter De Vries – A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour. – Author Unknown – Cheap, fast and reliable. Pick two. – Author Unknown – Direction is more important than …