Instead of the traditional birthday whoopla, lots of people are asking friends and family – the usual whoopla makers – to donate to a fundraiser that the birthday person is passionate about.
Why was a survey needed to determine that men and women communicate differently? All they had to do was ask a woman who’s been in a relationship more than two weeks.
My Dad kept a compass attached to his dashboard with Velcro. A regular north, south, east, west little black plastic compass. He had it long before the days of the GPS or the cell phone.
If you have little people sitting at the grown-up table this Thanksgiving, you can keep them entertained, thanks to LaffGaff, with these groan-worthy jokes and puns:
I do appreciate my lifelong friend Roger sharing what he calls ‘words to live by’ so that I can pass them on. He didn’t say where he got them, so I can’t credit or blame anyone but him for the typical guy humor.
Originating on “It’s a Southern Thing,” Lisa Blayton shared this on Facebook, and hopefully, these definitions will keep some newbies from making some of the mistakes I made when I moved south in 1981:
Something akin to road rage was creeping up on me as the driver in front of me slowed down and sped up, depending on how close I got to his vehicle.
Remembering when ‘a beach day’ meant grabbing a paperback book, a bottle of cream soda and a towel, I was amazed at the necessities ready to be loaded into the car for a couple hours of sunny surf.
In case you missed the last batch, or if you’ve finished reading books such as “How to Raise Your IQ by Eating Gifted Children,” or “How to Avoid Huge Ships,” abe.com has put out yet another list from what they call their weird book room.