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by Erik_Kowal
Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:24 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: The long and the short of the tall
Replies: 0
Views: 1796

The long and the short of the tall

Four managers were in charge of their company's 50th anniversary celebrations. While planning the decorations, they decided they needed to measure the height of the flagpole at the entrance gate. So they loaded up the company golf cart with their equipment and rode out to the gatehouse. However, her...
by Erik_Kowal
Thu Jul 28, 2005 4:10 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: From little storks great hoke trees grow...
Replies: 0
Views: 1771

From little storks great hoke trees grow...

Along with the rest of his class, a ten-year-old boy was assigned by his teacher to write a paper about childbirth. So he asked his mother, "How was I born?" "Well, sweetheart," said his prudish parent, "the stork brought you to us." "Oh," said the boy. "Well, how did you and daddy get born?" "Oh, t...
by Erik_Kowal
Wed Jul 27, 2005 10:21 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: quantum leap
Replies: 46
Views: 8909

quantum leap

I fear Che's bladder is close to bursting once again.
by Erik_Kowal
Wed Jul 27, 2005 5:46 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: quantum leap
Replies: 46
Views: 8909

quantum leap

Gertrude Stein laid out her own uncertainty principle: "The minute you or anybody else knows what you are you are not it, you are what you or anybody else knows you are and as everything in living is made up of finding out what you are it is extraordinarily difficult really not to know what you are ...
by Erik_Kowal
Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Jewish sons in Israel
Replies: 0
Views: 1761

Jewish sons in Israel

A Jewish businessman from Chicago sent his son to Israel for a year so that he could absorb the culture of his forefathers. When the son returned home, he said, "Papa, I had a great time in Israel. Oh, and by the way, I converted to Christianity." "Oy vay!" exclaimed his father. "What have I done!" ...
by Erik_Kowal
Tue Jul 26, 2005 4:01 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: When Mother came to dinner
Replies: 0
Views: 1719

When Mother came to dinner

John invited his mother over for dinner. During the meal, his mother couldn't help noticing how physically attractive John's roommate was. She had long been unsure about her son's sexuality, and Scott’s good looks only made her all the more curious. As she observed their interaction over the course ...
by Erik_Kowal
Mon Jul 25, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: deconstruct
Replies: 18
Views: 2676

deconstruct

Ken, I think you may have meant to say 'by Rove'. ;-)
by Erik_Kowal
Mon Jul 25, 2005 4:57 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: A rising tide lifts all bloats
Replies: 0
Views: 1914

A rising tide lifts all bloats

Goodman was a moderately successful Connecticut stockbroker who dreamed of making big money some day. Seeking to impress an old friend with the possibilities of the brokerage business, he decided to take him out for a drive that followed a carefully chosen route along the coast. "Look at that lovely...
by Erik_Kowal
Sun Jul 24, 2005 7:25 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: deconstruct
Replies: 18
Views: 2676

deconstruct

If I were to observe that your postings on this site are consistently the most soporifically prolix of all, Che, I would not be the least bit surprised.
by Erik_Kowal
Sun Jul 24, 2005 4:17 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Hot water
Replies: 0
Views: 1750

Hot water

A businessman injured his leg skiing one weekend. By the time he got home on Sunday, his leg was very swollen and he was having trouble walking, so he called the family physician to his house. The doctor told him to soak his leg in hot water. But the leg continued to swell up and grew even more pain...
by Erik_Kowal
Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:44 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: deconstruct
Replies: 18
Views: 2676

deconstruct

Maybe they will be forced to communicate via the prison's glory hole.
by Erik_Kowal
Sat Jul 23, 2005 5:46 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: The portal of bliss
Replies: 0
Views: 2120

The portal of bliss

A wealthy playboy met a beautiful young girl in an exclusive lounge. He took her back to his lavish apartment, where he soon discovered that she was not only well-groomed but apparently very intelligent. Hoping to get intimate with her, he began showing off his collection of expensive paintings and ...
by Erik_Kowal
Sat Jul 23, 2005 5:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Rifraff by actual count
Replies: 6
Views: 2170

Rifraff by actual count

Ken, must you be so pedantic? ;-)

PS - Dale, 'riffraff' is normally spelt thus.
by Erik_Kowal
Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:25 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: doggle
Replies: 9
Views: 1706

doggle

I wonder if Dale's dongles transmit data by connevection.
by Erik_Kowal
Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Take care in parties
Replies: 3
Views: 2048

Take care in parties

Late one evening an 18-year-old girl brought her new boyfriend back to the house that she shared with her parents, who had gone to bed. After making out with her on the living-room sofa for half an hour, the boyfriend asked where the bathroom was. "Oh dear," replied the girl, "it's at the end of the...