On Fridays my high school freshman English teacher would put on a pair of antlers somebody made for him to read poetry.
Far Side I bought the card of for my wife, who has had seven dachshunds in her life (five shared with me): A huge, horrible-looking monster climbs in through the window; the dachshund watching it thinks, “Whoa! I think I’ll pass on my usual barking frenzy.”
They object to people saying “Happy Holidays,” as if some of the neighbors they love as themselves may celebrate Hanukkah or other holidays instead, or Kwanzaa too. Personally, as a lifelong Christian I hope to have a Merry Christmas AND a Happy New Year.
Recently read of somebody who freed a genie and their first wish was that it would be bad at math. “OK, nine wishes to go!”
Was just thinking of bringing my copy of If I Ran the Zoo to read to my grandnieces when I see them next month.
More the limerick form, already popularized by Edward Lear, with the 3rd and 4th lines combined into one.
One day at the laundromat a boy accidentally emptied my finished dryer instead of his dad’s. I wasn’t mad. I was happy that his dad was preparing him to take care of himself without having to rely on a partner.
Just the ads that I know of.
Here in Wyoming the only other meanings of “Casper” are our second largest city, and to history buffs Army lieutenant Caspar Collins, KIA in 1865, in whose memory the fort there was renamed from Platte River Station (there was already a fort in Colorado named for his father, which became my regular workplace).
For some reason the Town Hall in Prague is a popular wedding site for East Asians. All the brides we saw there were wearing white dresses to fit in with the Western norm, but with red sneakers for luck.