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WITandWISDOM(tm) - May 28, 2003
ISSN 1538-8794

~~~~~~~ THOUGHTS:

"If the average person realized the power he wields over his life and destiny, he would live in a perpetual state of wonder and thanksgiving." - Earl Nightingale

Source: Quotes From The Masters, http://mailroom.dailyinbox.com/


~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:

What is a pun?

Also called paronomasia, a pun is a humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest different meanings or applications, or a play on word. A few examples follow;

I like European food so I decided to Russia over there because I was Hungary. After Czech'ing the menu I ordered Turkey. When I was Finnished I told the waiter "Spain good but there is Norway I could eat another bite."

Cabbage should be eaten raw in fact that's Cole's Law.

A will is a relative thing.

In a Scandinavian race the last Lapp crossed the Finnish line.

Some children think that their parents are all no-ing.

When he fell in the wet concrete he left a bad impression.

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

A ham walked out of the hospital and said "I'm cured."

A pun can be made on any subject except a king who isn't a subject.

The conductor who didn't pay his orchestra had to face the music.

A long knife has been invented that cuts four loaves of bread at a time called a four loaf cleaver.

A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.

Source: ArcaMax Trivia, http://www.arcamax.com


A little boy was watching his new baby brother who was crying full force.

"Where'd we get him, Mom?" he asked.

"From Heaven," the mother answered.

The little boy wrinkled his nose and covered his ears with his hands and stated matter-of-factly, "This is probably why they didn't keep him there!"

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~~~~~~~ TRIVIA:

Which U.S. president was a convicted criminal while in office?

President Ulysses S. Grant was once arrested during his term of office. He was convicted of exceeding the Washington speed limit on his horse and was fined $20.

Source: ArcaMax Trivia, http://www.arcamax.com

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