Archives for August 2014

Choices

  A company was hiring new staff. One question in the written exam was: You are driving your car in a wild stormy night. You pass by a bus station, and you see three people waiting for the bus: - An old lady who looks as if she is about to die, A doctor who had once saved your life, A man/woman [...]

Make Your Music

On Nov. 18, 1995, Itzhak Perlman, the violinist, came on stage to give a concert. Getting on stage is no small achievement for him. He was stricken with polio as a child, and so he has braces on both legs and walks with the aid of two crutches. To see him walk across the stage one step at a time, painfully and slowly, [...]

Rat Trap

Here is an interesting story that I read in the internet and would like to share it with you. Enjoy! 🙂 A rat looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package. What food might it contain? He was aghast to discover that it was a rattrap. Retreating to the farmyard the rat proclaimed [...]

Our Parents

A long time ago, there was a huge apple tree. A little boy loved to come and play around it everyday. He climbed the tree top, ate the apples, and took a nap under the shadow... He loved the tree and the tree loved to play with him. Time went by... the little boy had grown up and he no longer played around the [...]

Fresh Fish

The Japanese have always loved fresh fish. But the waters close to Japan have not held many fishes for decades. So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever. The farther the fishermen went, the longer it took to bring in the fishes. If the return trip took more than a few [...]
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