Sunday, January 16, 2011

The Frictionary # 317

Here is another page taken from The Frictionary:

3086. Propaganda is that branch of lying which often deceives your friends without ever deceiving your enemies. (Walter Lippmann)

3087. We pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author. (Philip G. Hamerton)

3088. Experts say the earth's rotation is slowing down; it's probably due to the accumulation of National Geographic magazines in basements and the mass made by all those jars of pennies.* (Réjean Lévesque)
* 17 billion pennies put in circulation in the last 20 years - and that's only in Canada.

3089. Women and calendars are good only for one year. (Spanish proverb)

3090. The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed. (Clark Kerr)

3091. Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it. (Tom Lehrer)

3092. Oral sex? Is it when you talk about it or when you listen to it? (Réjean Lévesque)

3093. Subtract the size of the world
From an empty stomach
And over the difference construct a roof. (Rebecca Gonzales)

3094. Thesaurus: n. Ancient reptile with large vocabulary. (?)

3095. I think I finally understand the Oscars. It's a chance for the movie industry to show people how boring television is. (Bill Maher)

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

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At 6:34 AM , Blogger Nevu said...

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At 6:35 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 11:46 AM , Blogger Rejean said...

Thanks for the nice comments.


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