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August 23, 2006

Coffee Snorters

Quote of the day:

"I didn't much like the ants on my bottom," said Iris, 46, after a session on grass.

Speaking of which, I was thinking of things which can be taken two ways and it occurred to me whilst reading a too-funny page yesterday that many adages are just as true, turned on their heads.

Like, "An elephant never forgets", could just as easily be

"You never forget an elephant".

Or how about "Don't feed the hand that bites you"?

Or "While there's hope, there's life."

Or perhaps my favorite entry:

Stones and hurt may break my words, but sticks will never bone me.

I didn't link to the page because I thought you might enjoy coming up with your own entries in the comments section, but I didn't make any of those up.

Meanwhile, these people have way too much time on their hands:

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Posted by Cassandra at August 23, 2006 08:16 AM

Comments

At least that's better than Montana's sign; "Welcome to Montana, where the men are men and the sheep are nervous".

Posted by: The Insurance Goddess of North Idaho at August 23, 2006 12:26 PM

Great quote of the day, Mrs. Malaprop...but give me a good old mondegreen any day.

Posted by: camojack at August 23, 2006 02:48 PM

Or in Jersey....

When in New Jersey take a long walk off our short piers or else...

Posted by: Dr. Godfather Stuhl at August 24, 2006 02:28 AM

You never get the one that hears you.

Posted by: spd rdr at August 24, 2006 03:58 PM

"Sorry" means you're never having to say "love."


GWTW special:
Scarlet : After all, Tomorrow is another day!

G'vmt Worker: After all, another day is tomorrow.

Jury Member: After tomorrow, is there another all-day? (groan)

Auto Mechanic: After all day tomorrow, another day.

Child: Is after tomorrow all another day?


Posted by: spd rdr at August 24, 2006 05:06 PM

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