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Monday, 15 July 2019

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Good start!

A young woman had been taking golf lessons.

She had just started her first round of golf when she suffered a bee sting.

Her pain was so intense she decided to return to the clubhouse for help and to complain.

Her golf pro Graham saw her return to the clubhouse and asked, “Why are you in so early? What’s wrong?”

“I was stung by a bee,” she said.

“Where?” Graham asked.

“Between the first and the second hole,” she replied.

He nodded knowingly and said, “Then your feet were too far apart.”

Very good, though there was a factual error in the first joke which, I'm afraid, completely destroyed it.
The Soviets didn't use pencils in space. This is an urban myth which many, including those in the Soviet space programme, have dined out on for years. It is believed to have been made to show Soviet logic superiority over the USA.
The thought of a tiny, broken off, piece of graphite floating around a tiny capsule, with it's electronics and safety equipment, concerned even the Russians, plus there would have been the possibility of a sleeping cosmonaut inhaling it and choking.
They actually did what the Soviets usually did - they obtained several pens by various means, and reverse engineered them. Still, they did save a shedload of roubles.

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