Volume 5 Issue 8
March 1999



Quapaw Area Council

Rainstorm #1:
Start by gently patting knees alternately to simulate light rain. Increase the noise by switching to hand clapping as the storm reaches it height. With a hand signal, have everyone shout, "boom!" to represent thunder. Gradually decrease the hand clapping and then pat the knees as the storm subsides.

Rainstorm #2: Start by tapping palm with one finger, then go to two fingers, then three fingers, then four fingers, clap for thunder once or twice, then back to four fingers and decrease gradually to one finger.


Man crawls onstage, cries, "Water, water!" Second fellow comes running with a glass of water. First man thanks him, takes glass of water, pulls out a comb, and proceeds to comb hair.

Cub 1: Enters with pine branch and poles Cubmaster.
CM: What are you doing?
Cub 1: I'm needling you.

Cub 1: Enters with stump and sits down.
Cub 2: What are you doing:
Cub 1: I don't know, I'm stumped.

My favorite librarian, Judy, sent me these:

The first one I dedicate to my cyber-friend Roger
A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel and were standing in the lobby discussing their recent tournament victories. After about an hour, the manager came out of the office and asked them to disperse. "But why?," they asked, as they moved off. "Because," he said, "I can't stand chess nuts boasting in an open foyer."

. A woman has twins, and gives them up for adoption. One of them goes to a family in Egypt and is named "Amal." The other goes to a family in Spain; they name him "Juan." Years later, Juan sends a picture of himself to his mom. Upon receiving the picture, she tells her husband that she wishes she also had a picture of Amal. Her husband responds, "But they are twins - if you've seen Juan, you've seen Amal."


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