Thursday, May 10, 2007

On this day in history…

King David of Israel beats public indecency charge in near-nude “praise” dancing.

Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds sue royal chef who baked them into a pie. The birds claimed they were victims of fowl play, and that they were supposed to be shipped to the mathematician next door, who needed help with pi.

A young George Washington pleads guilty to grisly axe murder of local girl, Sherry Tree.

Marconi, having a bad day, invents the rodeo.

Vikings discover New Jersey, but don’t mention it. Insisting that there was nothing wrong with their old jerseys, they are later appointed as city council members.

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Diesel said...

Who knew Marconi was dyslexic?

Allen said...

Presciently, Yankee Doodle Dandy (another famed dyslexic) stuck a feather in his hat and called it "Marconi"!

The Drive-by Blogger said...

"Marconi, having a bad day, invents the rodeo"

That line Mr. Allen, is simply brilliant.