Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Humour: Lexophile

Dear All,

Enjoy this play with words!

Rodney Tan

P.S. Can you create or think of any other sentences.


        1.   A bicycle can't stand alone; it is two tired.

        2.   A will is a dead giveaway.

        3.   Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

        4.   A backward poet writes inverse.

        5.   A chicken crossing the road: poultry in motion.

        6.   When a clock is hungry it goes back four seconds.

        7.   The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine was fully   recovered.

        8.   You are stuck with your debt if you can't budge it.

        9.   He broke into song because he couldn't find the key.

        10. A calendar's days are numbered.

        11. A boiled egg is hard to beat.

        12. He had a photographic memory which was never developed.

        13. The short fortune teller who escaped from prison: a small medium at large.

        14. Those who get too big for their britches will be exposed in the end.

        15. When you've seen one shopping center you've seen a mall.

        16. If you jump off a Paris bridge, you are in Seine.

        17. When she saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she'd dye.

        18. Santa's helpers are subordinate clauses.

        19. Acupuncture: a jab well done.

        20. Marathon runners with bad shoes suffer the agony of de feet.

        21. The roundest knight at king Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his   

              size from too much pi.

        22. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical  


        23. She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still.

        24. A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class because it was a weapon of  

             math disruption.

        25. No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

        26. A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was cited for littering.

        27 Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.

        28. A hole has been found in the nudist camp wall. The police are looking into it.

        29. Atheism is a non-prophet organization.

        30. I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger. Then it hit me.

        31. A sign on the lawn at a drug rehab center said: 'Keep off the Grass.'

        32. A small boy swallowed some coins and went to the hospital.  When his mother  

              telephoned to ask how he was, a nurse said, 'No change yet.'

        33. The soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned veteran.

        34. Don't join dangerous cults: practice safe sects.

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