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Friday, September 23, 2011

For Lexophiles












A big thanks to friend TedF for this. I found it amusing and witty. Decided to grab it and post, since I've been dormant on the blog for a couple of weeks and am just gathering new steam!


Lexophiles = Lovers of Words




> To write with a broken pencil is . . . pointless.



> When fish are in schools they sometimes . . . take debate.



> A thief who stole a calendar . .. . got twelve months.



> When the smog lifts in Los Angeles . . . U.C.L.A.



> The professor discovered that her theory of earthquakes .. . . was on shaky ground.



> The batteries were given out . . . free of charge.



> A dentist and a manicurist married. .. . . They fought tooth and nail.



> A will is a . . . dead giveaway.



> If you don't pay your exorcist . . . you can get repossessed.



> With her marriage, she got a new name . .. . and a dress.



> Show me a piano falling down a mineshaft and I'll show you . . . A-flat miner.



> You are stuck with your debt if . . . you can't budge it.



> Local Area Network in Australia : . . . The LAN down under.



> A boiled egg is . . . hard to beat.



> When you've seen one shopping center . . . you've seen a mall.



> Police were called to a day care where a three-year-old was .. . . resisting a rest.



> Did you hear about the fellow whose whole left side was cut off? . . . > He's all right now.



> If you take a laptop computer for a run you could . . . jog your memory.



> A bicycle can't stand alone; . . . it is two tired.



> In a democracy it's your vote that counts; in feudalism, . . . it's your Count that votes.



> When a clock is hungry . . .. it goes back four seconds



> The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine . . . was fully recovered.



> He had a photographic memory . . . which was never developed.



> Those who get too big for their britches will be ...exposed in the end.



> When she saw her first strands of gray hair, . . . she thought she'd dye.



> Acupuncture: . . . a jab well done.

6 comments:

Kelly said...

I absolutely LOVE stuff like this! Always makes me smile. :)

Marion said...

Hilarious. But "lexophile" has a dirty sound to it. I much prefer wordslut. LMAO!!! xo

Debby said...

I'd prefer word geek. Doesn't sound dirty at all. Just dorky. Somehow it seems to fit.

Serena said...

I LOVE this! Big kudos to your friend, TedF.

And I agree with Marion on "wordslut.":)

Bob said...

Love, love, love this!

raven said...

Quid,
I loved it too! Thank you for sharing.
Raven