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Monthly Archives: July 2016
A boxer’s wife is awakened in the middle of the night. She can just make out a burglar in the darkness. She prods her husband and whispers: “Wake up, Joe, someone wants a private training session!”
A Cynic? Someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing!
“Tell me, how many beers do you down during the course of a day?” “Between ten and twenty.” “Goodness, I couldn’t even drink that much water.” “Nor could I!”
Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. —The Soul of Man Under Socialism
Thommy explained to his teacher: “I’m sorry, sir, I’ve only managed twenty lines of ‘I must keep quiet’. My pen squeaked so much while I was writing that my father shouted, ‘can’t you keep quiet?’
“In old days men had the rack. Now they have the press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralizing. Somebody — was it Burke? — called journalism the fourth estate. That was … Continue reading
Although I read about the dangers of smoking almost daily I simply can’t give it up. What’s your advice? Give up reading!