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Posted by personalpolitics on January 25, 2007


CARPERPETUATION (kar’ pur pet u a shun) n. The act, when vacuuming, of
running over a string or a piece of lint at least a dozen times,reaching
over and picking it up, examining it, then putting it back down to give
the vacuum one more chance.

DISCONFECT (dis kon fekt’) v. To sterilize the piece of candy you
dropped on the floor by blowing on it, somehow assuming this will
`remove’ all the germs.

ECNALUBMA (ek na lub’ ma) n. A rescue vehicle which can only be seen in
the rearview mirror.

EIFFELITES (eye’ ful eyetz) n. Gangly people sitting in front of you at
the movies who, no matter what direction you lean in, follow suit.

ELBONICS (el bon’ iks) n. The actions of two people maneuvering for one
armrest in a movie theater.

ELECELLERATION (el a cel er ay’ shun) n. The mistaken notion that the
more you press an elevator button the faster it will arrive.

FRUST (frust) n. The small line of debris that refuses to be swept onto
the dust pan and keeps backing a person across the room until he finally
decides to give up and sweep it under the rug.

LACTOMANGULATION (lak’ to man gyu lay’ shun) n. Manhandling the “open
here” spout on a milk container so badly that one has to resort to the
`illegal’ side.

PEPPIER (pehp ee ay’) n. The waiter at a fancy restaurant whose sole
purpose seems to be walking around asking diners if they want ground pepper.

PETONIC (peh ton’ ik) adj. One who is embarrassed to undress in front
of a household pet.

PHONESIA (fo nee’ zhuh) n. The affliction of dialing a phone number and
forgetting whom you were calling just as they answer.

PUPKUS (pup’ kus) n. The moist residue left on a window after a dog
presses its nose to it.

TELECRASTINATION (tel e kras tin ay’ shun) n. The act of always letting
the phone ring at least twice before you pick it up, even when you’re
only six inches away.


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Deja Vu- Yogi Berra Quote

Posted by personalpolitics on October 5, 2006

This is like deja vu all over again.

-Yogi Berra

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Sayings – Famous Sayings

Posted by quotes on August 14, 2006

Sayings – Famous Sayings

To these excellent definitions the inspired lexicographer feels that he can add nothing of value.
– Ambrose Bierce – The Devil’s Dictionary

His sayings are generally like women’s letters; all the pith is in the postscript
– William Hazlitt

There are but few proverbial sayings that are not true, for they are all drawn from experience itself, which is the mother of all sciences
 – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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Posted by personalpolitics on July 31, 2006

Sayings – English Sayings – English Language – Speaking English


    1) The bandage was wound around the wound.
    2) The farm was used to produce produce.
    3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
    4) We must polish the Polish furniture.
    5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.
    6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
    7) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
    8) At the Army base, a bass was painted on the head of a bass drum.
    9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
  10) I did not object to the object.
  11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
  12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
  13) They were too close to the door to close it.
  14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.
  15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
  16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
  17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
  18) After a number of Novocain injections, my jaw got number.
  19) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
  20) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
  21) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
  22) I spent last evening evening out a pile of dirt.

  Screwy pronunciations can mess up your mind! For example, if you have a rough cough, climbing can be tough when going through the bough on a tree!

  There is neither egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England.

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