This quote from The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman made me laugh: “…Mrs. Holland had a visit from Mr. Selby. This was quite unexpected; she hardly knew the etiquette for the polite reception of a blackmail victim, but she did her best.” #funny #quote
As read about in the Boston Globe Magazine’s Brainiac section:
Apparently Bookninja.com held a book rebranding contest last month in which they asked readers to design new book covers for serious novels. The results are pretty amusing. #brainiac #funny
Ever considered this marketing ploy? Somehow this reminds me of the economic stimulus payments that the IRS has been mailing out in the hopes that we will spend our money instead of saving it in the bank. #funny
I was driving to a doctor’s appointment today and was stopped at a red light, when I saw a pigeon crossing the street alongside a couple of pedestrians. The people didn’t see the little bird, but he made his way slowly, walking across the street on the zebra lines. Once he made it across the street, he stopped at the corner and looked across at the small perpendicular side street. He waited until some cars had gone and then started to cross that one, too. When he was finally
I try not to have just picture posts two days in a row, but I really liked this one. Yet again, it is from BBC news (I subscribe to the BBC news RSS feed and love the “Day in Pictures” segment). #bbcphoto #funny
This one is a sheep dog jumping over a hurdle for a dog competition. The dog looks like a mop with his fur splayed every which way. He also looks like one of those car wash brushes.
Hilarious. #bbcphoto #funny