Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Dear Lord:

I just want *one* one-armed manager,
so I never have to hear "On the other hand", again.

(Same reason President Johnson wanted a
one-armed economist.)

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Light travels faster than sound.
This is why some people appear bright
until you hear them speak.

-Paraprosdokian sentences & statements
From Kirk Miller on Puns

Monday, August 29, 2011

Monday, August 29th, 2011

I never cease to be amazed
at what people choose NOT to know.

-Stephen G. Largy
Bits and Pieces
Sept 2010

Friday, August 26, 2011

Friday, August 26th, 2011

We should be
as quick to compliment
As we are to criticize.

-Mitchell Pl Ejnik
Bits and Pieces
Sept 2010

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit;
Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

- Paraprosdokian sentences & statements
From Kirk Miller on Puns

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

It is extraordinary
how extraordinary
the ordinary person is.

-George F. Will
Bits and Pieces
Sept 2010

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

We don't make mistakes here.
We just learn great lessons.

-Steve McGarrett (Hawaii Five-O)
Submitted by Daryl Gibson

Monday, August 22, 2011

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

All is perspective;
to a worm digging in hard ground
is more relaxing than going fishing.

-Submitted by Shelia Popwell

Friday, August 19, 2011

Friday, August 19th, 2011

When you have more balls than you can juggle,
the trick is in remembering
which are rubber and which are glass.

- Overheard in 1996
By Shelia Popwell

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Aphorism, n.:
A concise, clever statement.
Afterism, n.:
A concise, clever statement you don't think of until too late.
-- James Alexander Thom


In other words:

Backward O backward
O Time in thy flight.
I thought of a comeback
I needed last night.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Popwell's Law of Chaos

Those who are unrelentingly organized

will never know the thrill of finding
something believed to have been irretrievably lost.

-Shelia Popwell

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Golden Oldie

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time;
it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

-Sidney J. Harris
American Journalist
~ The (Other) Thought For The Day ~

Monday, August 15, 2011

Monday, August, 15th, 2011

Golden Oldie

One way to get high blood pressure is
to go mountain climbing over molehills.

-Earl Wilson (1907-1987)
Bits and Pieces
August 2005

Friday, August 12, 2011

Friday, August, 12th, 2011

Golden Oldie

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.

-Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
U.S. President
Daily Inbox 20050922

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Thursday, August, 11th, 2011

Golden Oldie

The government's view of the economy could be
summed up in a few short phrases:
If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving,
regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.

-Ronald Reagan
40th president of US (1911 - 2004)

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Wednesday, August, 10th, 2011

Golden Oldie

You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a

reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating
the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for

-Charles A. Beard

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Tuesday, August, 9th, 2011

Only Robinson Crusoe could
have everything done by Friday.

-Old Xerox Wisdom?

Monday, August 8, 2011

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Golden Oldie

If you have only one smile in you,
give it to the people you love.
Don't be surly at home, then go
out in the street and start grinning
''Good morning'' at total strangers.

-Maya Angelou
~ The (Other) Thought For The Day ~

Friday, August 5, 2011

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Golden Oldie

Just because something is impossible
doesn't mean the legislature can't
make it a law.

-Unnamed Person in
an Unnamed State

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Can you make sense out of this riddle using punctuation marks?

What is a four letter word for a three letter word which has five letters

yet is still spelled with three letters while it has only two

Scroll down for answer.

Scroll down for answer.

Scroll down for answer.


"What" is a four-letter word,
"for" a three-letter word;
"which" has five letters;
"yet" is still spelled with three letters,
while "it" has only two.
(By Gary Hallock)
Puns Jest for Kids 08-2010

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

One shoe can change your life.

Submitted by Terry Tubb
(It is amazing what thoughts
come to one who is recuperating
from neck surgery- tftd)

Monday, August 1, 2011

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Living on Earth may be expensive,
but it includes an annual free trip
around the Sun.