Thursday, January 08, 2009

Ponderings for the new year! Part Two

More quotes to make you think

Why are a wise man and a wise guy opposites?

Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

If horrific means to make horrible, does terrific mean to make terrible?

Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

"I am " is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence?

If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen defrocked, doesn't it follow that electricians can be delighted, musicians denoted, cowboys deranged, models deposed, tree surgeons debarked and dry cleaners depressed?

Do Roman paramedics refer to IV's as "4's"?

Why is it that if someone tells you that there are 1 billion stars in the universe you will believe them, but if they tell you a wall has wet paint you will have to touch it to be sure?

If you take an Oriental person and spin him around several times, does he become disoriented?

If people from Poland are called "Poles," why aren't people from Holland called "Holes?

Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery?

13 comments:

Reader Wil said...

Yes why aren't we called "Holes"?
Wonderful again Patty!

CINDY BUCKLEY said...

Actually, one of my kids did call it onety-one for a while :) And also Eleventeen!

I love the overlook and oversee!

Lew said...

I like these! You may want to apply for George Carlin's old job - just without his 7 words! I have enjoyed Abe's blogs for a while and I am adding yours to my list of blogs to visit often.

Priyanka Khot said...

this was so so so funny... i loved the Poles and the Holes quote the best.

Atlântico Azul said...

AH AH AH AH
You always make my day when I come here and read your jokes!!!!
Atta Girl!!!

Old Lady Lincoln said...

I had one blogger say that when she tried to leave a comment her computer got all tied up and she finally had to shut it completely down to get out of my blog. I hope no one else has had any problem.

Raymonty said...

Who was the first U.S. president to visit Moscow?

Renie Burghardt said...

Funny ponderings! I enjoyed them. Good night, Patty.

Gramma Ann said...

Yes I would agree "I do" is the longest sentence! hee hee.

Raymonty said...

Patricia Lincoln sent me an Email and she told me that , president Richard Nixon was the first U.S. president to visit Moscow. I think that she is correct.

What is the name of Dennis(not on newsvine)the Menace's dog on his TV program? Anyone remember,'Dennis the Menace' on TV ?

Old Lady Lincoln said...

Not certain wasn't the dog called "Ruff"?

Nancy said...

I need to stop back later on and copy some of these...you have sooooo many good ones on your blog!!!

Enjoyed them all!!!

((( HUGS )))

Lynette said...

Well, you've got Mama and me laughing out loud with this post and the other comments post! Thanks, Mrs. Lincoln.