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No English dictionary has been able to adequately explain the difference between COMPLETE and FINISHED. However, in a recent linguistic conference held in London, England, and attended by some of the best linguists in the world: Samsundar Balgobin, a Guyanese, was the clear winner. His final ch...
The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500s: They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was ta...
A lesson in irony The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food stamps ever, to 46 million people.Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks ...
**'Hello?'** **'Hi honey.****This is Daddy.****Is Mommy near the phone?'** **'No, Daddy.****She's upstairs in the bedroom with Uncle Paul.'** **After a brief pause,** **Daddy says,****'But honey, you haven't got an Uncle Paul.'** **'Oh yes I do, and he's upstairs in the room with Mommy,****Rig...
*** Adult Truths ***1. Sometimes I'll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is. 2. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong. 3. I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. 4. There i...
[I've seen this before, but at this time it is worth repeating again and again] Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100...If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this...The first four men (the poorest) would pay...
It just occurred to me: With all noise the media is making about Romney's wealth, I don't recall such bluster and hand-wringing over the Kennedy fortune. Or, for that matter, John Kerry. Or the fact that John Kerry gave virtually nothing to charity while Romney gave something on the order of $4 m...
Why I Like Retirement !!! Question: How many days in a week?Answer: 6 Saturdays, 1 Sunday Question: When is a retiree's bedtime?Answer: Three hours after he falls asleep in the recliner. Question: How many retirees to change a light bulb?Answer: Only one, but it might take all day. Question: Wh...
Just before the funeral services, the undertaker came up to the very elderly widow and asked, 'How old was your husband?' '98,' she replied...'Two years older than me' 'So you're 96,' the undertaker commented.. She responded, 'Hardly worth going home, is it? Reporters interviewing a 104-year-ol...
When a young person intended to go to medical school, they had to pass an exam. One of the questions was: Rearrange the letters P N E S I to spell out an important part of the human body that is more useful when erect. Those who spelled out SPINE became doctors. The rest ended up in Congress.