Sunday, September 23, 2007

The Frictionary # 144

Here is another page from The Frictionary:

1346. The simplest toy, one which the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. (Sam Levenson)

1347. Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them. (Rita Rudner)

1348. Consultant: someone who borrows your watch, tells you the time, and charges you for doing it. (?)

1349. Loneliness in poetry is not the loneliness of an island, but the loneliness of the sea. (Bergamin)

1350. Translations are like women. When they are beautiful, they are not faithful and, when they are faithful, they are not beautiful. (Tahar Ben Jelloun)

1351. The worst part of success is to try to find someone who is happy for you. (Bette Midler)

1352. Popularity comes from allowing yourself to be bored by people while pretending to enjoy it. (Karol Newlin)

1353. I went to a general store. They wouldn't let me buy anything specific. (Steven Wright)

1354. All movements go too far. (Bertrand Russell)

1355. It's called a pen. It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain. (Dale Dauten)

That's all for this edition. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Subscribe and receive this weekly blog in your in-box. Have a great week.

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