On this page, you will find a variety of items that I
happened to find funny. Only a few are geographic.
- Never-Say-Neverisms, by William
Safire and others
"Never-Say-Neverisms", in which the sentence
misuses the grammar it is explaining
- The Soap Story, from the pen of
humorist Shelley Berman
"The Soap Story", what to do with all those
hotel soaps, by Shelley Berman, from his book "A Hotel Is A Place".
- Real Tourists' Real Questions,
from Outside Magazine
"Real Tourists' Real Questions", including
"How long have you been an Indian?"
- Thoughts on The Universe, from
"Thoughts On The Universe" from all kinds of
famous thinkers, from Woody Allen to Albert Einstein
- Bad Headlines: Double Meanings
From Around The World
"Bad Headlines" -- double entendres from the
- Famous Last Words: real last words
from history, from various sources
"Famous Last Words" -- not a complete
listing of all the famous last words, but ones I particularly like
- Tech Support Story: Microsoft Tech
Support vs. Psychic Friends Network
"Tech Support Story" -- Microsoft vs Psychic
Friends; who can solve a technical problem better
- Why English Is So Hard;
homonyms and homophones to confuse everybody!
"Why English Is So Hard" -- A farm can
produce produce, and there's no time like the present to present the