Monday, November 06, 2006

Not so sick

Feeling much better today. So, since I was so ill on Friday, I will bring you Joke Friday on Monday!!

Featuring a tale of American ingenuity:

The Ball Point Pen
During the heat of the space race in the 1960's, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration decided it needed a ball point pen to write in the zero gravity confines of its space capsules.

After considerable research and development, the Astronaut Pen was developed at a cost of about $1 million U.S. The pen worked and also enjoyed some modest success as a novelty item back here on Earth.

The Soviet Union, faced with the same problem, used a pencil.

...and so it goes...

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