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Ow.My.Brain

A friend emailed this to me this morning. It's cool, not Lance-escalator-cool, just cool. *snort*


strandia this might interest you the most


If you ever feel stupid, then just read on. If you've learned to speak fluent English, you must be a genius! This little treatise on the lovely language we share is only for the brave. Peruse at your leisure, English lovers. Reasons why the English language is so hard to learn:


01) The bandage was wound around the wound.

02) The farm was used to produce produce.

03) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.

04) We must polish the Polish furniture.

05) He could lead if he would get the lead out.

06) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.

07) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.

08) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.

09) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.

10) I did not object to the object.

11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.

12) The was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.

13) They were too close to the door to close it.

14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.

15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.

16) To help with the planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.

17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.

18) After a number of injections my jaw got number.

19) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.

20) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.

21) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?



students who come in an hour before a lecture and expect to get 'private' tutoring annoy me

Comments

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bossymarmalade
Jun. 13th, 2003 09:08 am (UTC)
That list was weird and interesting.

Doesn't losing your luggage also annoy you? And that little French Canadian black guy? And running through the airport?
ink_stain
Jun. 13th, 2003 09:11 am (UTC)
And Chris. Don't forget Chris. *g*
ms_nerd
Jun. 13th, 2003 02:14 pm (UTC)
Escalators ARE COOL!
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