When your kids make you want to dig a hole and jump in…

HTWB Kids 2Thanks to my good friend Nance Larson who shared these prize cringe-makers recently in The Joke Street Journal

Ever notice how a 4-year-old’s voice is louder than 200 adult voices? [Read more…]

How not to write for Church noticeboards

small__6553031375They’re back! Those wonderful Church bulletins! Thank Heavens for (Christian) Church helpers who are handy with their laptops but not quite so handy at syntax or reading back what they have written and printed out to go up on the notice board or be announced. For example… [Read more…]

How not to write picture captions, by a leading UK newspaper

HTWB twinsWithout mentioning names, one of the UK’s best loved/hated newspapers really ought to get their picture caption writers some lessons in English syntax and other literary trifles. Consider the following, hilarious, verbatim examples… [Read more…]

Try this – it fries your eyes…

small__5162218844This is a good example of a brain study: if you can read this OUT LOUD you have a strong mind. And better than that: Alzheimer’s is a long, long, way down the road before it ever gets anywhere near you.

Weird, but interesting… [Read more…]

Wise words to make you smile

medium_207172256Give a man a fish and you’ll feed him for a day. Give him religion and he’ll starve to death while praying for a fish.
~ Timothy Jones [Read more…]

Why men are never depressed…

Why is it that men seem to get away with murder? Some examples…

small__6205489011Men are just happier people — what do you expect from such simple creatures?
Your last name stays put.
The garage is all yours.
Wedding plans take care of themselves.
Chocolate is just another snack… [Read more…]