A Potato Story

You know that all potatoes have eyes. Well, Mr. and Mrs. Potato hadeyes for each other, and finally they got married, and had a littlesweet potato, whom they called ‘Yam.’ Of course, they wanted the best for Yam. When it was time, they toldher about the facts of life. They warned her about going out […]

Job Interview Phrases

Phrases for you to use in a job interview: “I’m extremely adept at all manner of office organization”means: I’ve used Microsoft Office. “I’m honest, hard-working and dependable”means: I pilfer office supplies. “I take pride in my work”means: I blame others for any mistakes. “I’m personable”means: I give lots of unsolicited personal advice to co-workers. “I […]

Not Too Bright

Synonomic Phraseologies: She’s bright as Alaska in December. He donated his body to scientists…Before he was done using it. If he were any more stupid, he’d have to be watered twice a week. Go on! Give him a penny for his thoughts…you’ll get change back. She got into the gene pool while the lifeguards weren’t […]

Daffynitions

~ Advertising: The science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it~ Allege: A rocky platform on a mountain~ Arbitrator: A cook that leaves Arby’s to work at McDonald’s~ Arson: Our daughter’s brother~ Autobiography: A history of cars~ Avoidable: What a bullfighter tries to do~ Backward: Patient rooms at the rear […]

Vocal Puzzle

Solve the puzzles by saying them out loud, over and over, faster andfaster, repeating the phrase, until you “hear” the answer. Example: LAWN SAND JEALOUS (place) Answer: Los Angeles 1. SHOCK CUSSED TOE (person) 2. SAND TACKLE LAWS (fictional character) 3. MY GULCH HOARD UN (person) 4. MOW BEAD HICK (book) 5. TALL MISCHIEF HER […]

Vocal Dyslexia

There is a disease terrible that strikes 10 out of 1 Americans 15every minutes. Vocal Dyslexia it’s called. An elment I’ve been lifingall my fight. It can warn without striking and has no regard forcase, read, or crolor. Symptoms:~ speechaled garb~ backs coming out wordward~ and an inability to sent a complete putence together The […]

Some One-Liners

Eagles may soar, but weasels don’t get sucked into jet engines.Early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.I love defenseless animals, especially in a good gravy.If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?If you ain’t makin’ waves, you […]

Grammar Bar

A dangling participle walks into a bar. Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly. A bar was walked into by the passive voice. An oxymoron walked into a bar, and the silence was deafening. Two quotation marks walk into a “bar.” A malapropism walks into a bar, looking for all […]

Tom Said

“I can’t believe I ate that whole pineapple!” Tom said dolefully. “That’s the last time I’ll ever pet a lion,” Tom said offhandedly. “I dropped the toothpaste,” Tom said, crestfallen. “I’ll never sleep on the railroad tracks again!” Tom said, beside himself. “That’s the third electric shock I’ve gotten this week!” Tom said, revolted. “I’m […]

Help in Time of Need

A man is in bed with his wife when there is knocking on the door. He rolls over and looks at his clock. It’s half past three in the morning. “I’m not getting out of bed at this time,” he thinks, and rolls over. Then, a louder knock follows. “Aren’t you going to answer that?” […]