They aren’t extinct.
Carolina Parakeets joined a monastery and became Monk Parakeets.
Great Auks became Mediocre Auks.
Ivory billed woodpeckers switch to plastic bills because it’s cheaper.
Bachman’s warblers went into overdrive and haven’t been seen since.
Grandma got burps from her acid reflux
She can’t give me treats, which you know kind of sucks
What’s up with Gocomics today? Only about half of my regulars are updated.
No, that was Bashir.
How about cello or whistling?
You can like children and still not want to sit through endless plays and recitals featuring them.
Deirdre discovers that kissing a frog to turn him into a prince doesn’t go as well as hoped.
It’s believed to have been a cannon.
My teeth never fell out in a dream, but they did become very strange looking.
Now my commonest recurring dreams are of being late for work (I’m retired), driving down rural roads in winter at sunset (I’ve always lived in cities), and going to the pool for a swim only to find that they’ve drained all but a foot of the water out of it.