Things that Don’t Taste Like Their Name Implies

August 30, 2014
  • Strawberry (thankfully)
  • Breadfruit (huh?)
  • Nectarine (better tasting than most necks)
  • Currant (tastes too dated to be current, har har)
  • Coconut (tastes nothing like cocoa or nuts)
  • Eggplant (nope, though that would be interesting)

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A Vulture Culture or a Cultured Vulture?

May 10, 2010

For maximum effect, please read these sentences out loud:

If a vulture mulches, I would call that vulture mulcher a cultured vulture. Read the rest of this entry »

Words Within Words

April 12, 2010

The path can be found in sympathy and empathy.

It’s so easy to believe a lie because a lie is at the center of believe.

Assassination is so bad it has two asses in it. Read the rest of this entry »

Fun With Alternate Spellings

April 3, 2010

Spelling rules in English are so inconsistent, that you can be forgiven mistakes. Here are some understandable mistakes that may cause social awkwardness:

Fallacy means a false belief. If you try spelling it phallicy, you would have a false penis. Read the rest of this entry »

Here are Some Funny Words

March 6, 2010

I would like to draw your attention to the following strange words:

Phlegmatic: It refers to a quality of unemotional calmness, not to an automatic phlegm dispensary machine.

Trainee: A person being trained in some behavior or task, not a term of endearment for a locomotive.

Boogyman: A make believe evil entity evoked to scare children, not a man with a excess of nose mucus. Read the rest of this entry »

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