Your Favorite Plays on Words
Greetings, Fellow Word Lovers:
Please add your favorite, clever smithing of words.
Time flies like an arrow and fruit flies like a banana.
Can the old new light ever be new light ever again?
Answer only at the WB@T society.
Heard this years ago.... A dollar three eighty...makes one think...how much is that again ?
Capt. Blackadder hatches a plan to get out of the trenches by becoming an artist. He's crap at painting but realises his talented Lieutenant, George, can paint for him. George wants Blackadder to pose naked.
"Sir it's artistic licence - it's willingness of suspension of disbelief"
"Well, I'm not having anyone staring in disbelief at MY willy suspension!"
Capt. Blackadder: "I'm beginning to see why the Suffragette Movement want the vote"
Sqn. Ldr. Flashheart: "hey - any bird who wants to chain herself to MY railings and suffer-a-jet-movement gets MY vote!"
The Duke of Wellington: "The men had a whip-round and got you this [cigarillo case] ... well what I mean is: I had the men roundly whipped until they got you this ..."
When I was 16 my older sister and I were in Paris. After a few days we decided to head to the south of France.
This conversation actually took place at the train station. I'll begin with the ticket seller's queries then follow with my responses.
The ticket seller asked us in quick succession:
- Are you American? Do you speak French? Good day. How many tickets and where are you going?
To which I replied:
And how do you do, sir?
We'll take two. Yes, two to Toulouse, sir!
What is an Italian bigamist?
It's a fog that stretches from one end of Italy to the other.
Why are Quebecers satisfied with one egg in the morning?
Because one egg is une euf
Never take rock for granite.
"So why don't you make like a tree, and get outta here!"