Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Having a Little Fun


As some of you may know, Wednesday is Hump Day, and if we get over today, we sail on to Friday and the end of the work week. For some bloggers, like my friend LD Masterson, it is a good reason to offer some humor to help folks over the hump. How appropriate, that it is Wednesday and my turn to blog here at BRP, so here are a few funnies to help you through the day.


First up is something from Pearls before Swine. In the first panel we see a bunch of lemmings at lemming's leap. One of them says, "Okay guys. It's time to end our little lemming lives. Bob you start us off."

Bob says, "All right,Fred." (but the word is spelled alright.)

Fred says, "Wait, wait! You yelled alright in that speech balloon but that's not a word Bob. It's all right - two words - ask anyone."

As Bob is falling off the cliff he says, "Oh crap really?"

Fred says, "It's a shame to go out on a grammatical error."
 
From Crankshaft. Crankshaft and a buddy are sitting on the bench at the ballpark with the old-timers ball team. The friend says, "I was just thinking, a pitcher can have a bad inning, or he can have a bad outing, and they both mean the same thing."

Crankshaft says, "You think too much."

Now another wacky definition from B.C. and Wiley's dictionary-- Photo finish – the Facebook post of you and the secretary at the office party that ended your career.

I love this one from One Big Happy.  Ruthie is sitting at the table writing a letter that reads: 

Dear pencil company,
I like your pencils a lot. But I think you should change the number on them to 7 or 9 or 10.
Anything but number 2.
Because of that whole potty thing.
Signed,
Ruthie

Another wacky definition from BC and Wiley's dictionary -- Milk Duds - cufflinks on a dairy farmer.

Here's one from Zits that will give all bookstore owners pause. Jeremy and his mother, Connie, are at the mall. She says to him, "We should go into the bookstore and get a book from your summer reading list."

Jeremy says, "You mean just go in there, pick a book off the shelf, and buy it? Is that still done?"

Connie tugs him into the store, saying, "I'll walk you through it."


Maryann Miller
is a novelist, editor and sometimes actress. Her most recent release is Boxes For Beds, an historical mystery available as an e-book. Stalking Season is the second book in the Seasons Mystery Series. The first book, Open Season, is available as an e-book for all devices. To check out her editing rates visit her website. When not working, Maryann likes to take her dog for a walk and work outside on her little ranch in East Texas. She believes in the value of a good walk or a good chuckle.

8 comments :

  1. I should never read Zits while drinking coffee. Thanks, Maryann, for the great smiles this hump day morning. Add sun and cool, dry air, and it's going to be hard not to play hookey from writing.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed the humor, Betsy. Zit's often makes me snort coffee through my nose. (smile)

      We have clouds, heat, and humidlity here, so it took a sheer act of will for me to even take my morning walk. The outdoors is not beckoning.

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  2. LOL. Love these! Thanks for a day-brightener!

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  3. A little humor always lightens the day and lowers the hump. I think we often take life much too seriously...or perhaps it's the other way around. No matter. On with the funnies. :-)

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    1. Glad to brighten your day. I agree that humor is so very good for us.

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