Animals

Why did the chicken cross the road?

chicken in the road


  • GEORGE W. BUSH
    We don't really care why the chicken crossed the road. We just want to know if the chicken is on our side of the road or not. The chicken is either with us or it is against us. There is no middle ground here.

     

  • COLIN POWELL
    Now at the left of the screen, you clearly see the satellite image of the chicken crossing the road.

     

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A Horse’s Tail

two horses hind ends

-- Author unknown



Does the statement, "Because we've always done it that way"... ring any bells?



The U.S. standard railroad gauge (the distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number.



Why was that gauge used?



Because that's the way they built them in England, and English expatriates built the US Railroads.



Why did the English build them like that?

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