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Rule of thumb
In the 1400's a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have 'the rule of thumb'
Modern businesses have over 1000 rules and regulations to comply with.

Many years ago in Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled 'Gentlemen Only...Ladies Forbidden'...and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
In business today, there's a lot of jargon which often confuses employees. Recently the Local Government Association banned words which could be used to confuse. Read more ...

In Bed
The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury.

Men are from Mars ...
Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

Woman are from Venus
Parking: Men are better at spacial coordination, but think best standing up.

Pepsi and Polos
Coca-Cola was originally green.

Amazing Feats
It is impossible to lick your elbow.

Clever Folicles
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

In Print
The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

National Treasures on wheels
The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

Suites you, sir
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades - King David
Hearts - Charlemagne
Clubs -Alexander, the Great
Diamonds - Julius Caesar

#s, pt1
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Horsey Message
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.


question: Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?

answer: Obsession

#s, pt2

question: If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter 'A'?

answer: One thousand

Inventors, pt1

question: What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?

answer: All were invented by women.

Super Food

question: What is the only food that doesn't spoil?

answer: Honey

Super Drink
It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.

Super Sleep
In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.
When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on.
Hence the phrase.......... 'goodnight, sleep tight.'

Drink pt2
In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts... So in old England , when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them 'Mind your pints and quarts, and settle down.'

It's where we get the phrase 'mind your P's and Q's'

Drink pt3
Many years ago in England , pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. 'Wet your whistle' is the phrase inspired by this practice.

Fantastic Feats, pt2
At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow!

- Now....
Don't delete this just because it looks weird. Believe it or not, you can read it.

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1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave.

2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years.

3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three.

4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you.

5. Your reason for not staying in touch with friends and family is that they don't have e-mail addresses.

6. You pull up in your own driveway and use your cell phone to see if anyone is home to help you carry in the groceries.

7. Every commercial on television has a web site at the bottom of the screen

8. Leaving the house without your cell phone, which you didn't even have the first 20 or 30 (or 60) years of your life, is now a cause for panic and you turn around to go and get it.

10. You get up in the morning and go on line before getting your coffee.

11.. You start tilting your head sideways to smile. : )

12. You're reading this and nodding and laughing.

13. Even worse, you know exactly to whom you are going to forward this message.

14. You are too busy to notice there was no #9 on this list.

15. You actually scrolled back up to check that there wasn't a #9 on this list.

~~~~~~~~~~~AND FINALLY~~~~~~~~~~~~

NOW U R LAUGHING at yourself.

Go on, forward this page to your friends. You know you want to!

Heres the link




answer Prepario has developed a suite of software technology which facilitates the internal communications needed to maintain Competitive Advantage.

Prepario’s software suite allows business leaders to deal with whatever business issues arise in real time. Prepario can be used to connect everyone in the organisation with a common purpose and to continually drive forward change and innovation in the context of community. Prepario prepares everyone in the organisation, allowing them to create a foundation, ready for moving forward with unity. The Prepario suite of technologies bring robust enterprise level communications to the Desktop, TV Screens, Mobile Phones and PDAs.

Principles of Prepario!

Prepario systems must be easy to use by every member of staff. This makes it possible to engage with every person within the business, not just desk based, IT or management people. This empowers everyone, giving them a stir of the spoon.



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TN13 3HL

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