What it’s REALLY like to be a child

In honour of “back to school” time in many countries this week…
Many thanks to the original author of this piece that shares what it was like to be a child back in the dark ages of pre-WWW…of course we’re all too young to remember those days, aren’t we? But read on out of interest, anyway…LOL…

How to tell if you're getting old

We had friends – we went outside and found them.

According to today’s regulators and bureaucrats, those of us who were kids in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s¬†probably shouldn’t have survived, because our baby cots were covered with¬†brightly coloured lead-based paint which was promptly chewed and licked. [Read more…]

Should swearing be more fashionable?

Do you consider it a hanging offence when someone turns the air blue? Or are you, like so many of us now, getting used to hearing expletives and becoming less uncomfortable when someone yells out a four-letter word?

Should we accept swearing more into our daily life?

To swear or not to swear … that is the ****ing question…

Whether we like it or not, rude (but not personally based) language** is becoming more widely accepted in the media.

No longer does the air turn blue when someone says “shit.”

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Why Jim will never play golf again…

Some important, er, advice to be shared amongst retired, married men … as passed on by my old friend Laurence H. from an article he read recently in a local newspaper in Palm Springs, California.

Funny story about older men who take their wives for granted

Jim was found with a Calloway extra long 50-inch Big Bertha Driver II golf club jammed up his posterior…

It is important for men to remember that, as women grow older, it becomes harder for them to maintain the same quality of housekeeping as when they were younger.
When you notice this, try not to yell at them.
Some are oversensitive, and there’s nothing worse than an oversensitive woman.
My name is Jim.
Let me relate how I handled the situation with my wife, Christine.
When I retired a few years ago, it became necessary for Christine to get a full-time job along with her part-time job, both for extra income and for the health benefits that we needed. [Read more…]

Why you shouldn’t beabore anymore…

A humorous look (in verse) at the habit of combining words, to make new longer words … enjoy.

Humorous poem about words

Some say it’s all ’cause of those naughty Yankees, who tend to make English all screwed up and w*nkee

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Don’t you just love today’s fashion for
Car-crashing words up like “anymore” [Read more…]

A trip down Darwin Awards Memory Lane…

We don’t often hear about the Darwin Awards any more but here are some stark reminders of how tragically, and hilariously, they remind us of human idiocy…enjoy.

According to police in Windsor, Ontario, Daniel Kolta, 27, and Randy Taylor, 33, died in a head-on collision, thus earning a tie in the game of chicken they were playing with their Snowmobiles.

Funny Darwin Award jokes on HTWB

If you MUST bungee jump, be careful to avoid leaving one of your feet behind…

In Detroit, a 41-year-old man got stuck and drowned in two feet of water after squeezing head first through an 18-inch-wide sewer grate to retrieve his car keys.

A 49-year-old San Francisco stockbroker, who “totally zoned when he ran,” accidentally jogged off a 100-foot-high cliff on his daily run. [Read more…]

21 hilariously written business names …

There’s nothing more attractive than a local business with a sense of humour … and here are 21 of the funniest names in the UK as shared by my good friend and colleague John Dale, who apart from inspiring business people with his work and his talks, also promotes the conservation of the adorable, furry little Philippine Tarsier … read more about it here.

Funny business names in Milton Keynes

This company, local to me, makes it very clear what they do – and because it’s done with such humour, means that everyone knows who to call when this need arises! (see below **)

Funny business names that capture humour – as well as relevance

At Your Bark And Call, dog groomer, Milton Keynes

Spruce Springclean, carpet cleaners, Lostwithiel, Cornwall [Read more…]

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