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Blog entry by Karson posted 1875 days ago 986 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

FOR OUR HEALTH **WE ALL NEED A LAUGH OR AT LEAST A CHUCKLE ........OR A NEW JOB…!!!!...

Did I read that sign right?

‘TOILET OUT OF ORDER. PLEASE USE FLOOR BELOW’

In a Laundromat:
‘AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINES: PLEASE REMOVE ALL YOUR CLOTHES WHEN THE LIGHT GOES OUT’

In a London department store: ‘BARGAIN BASEMENT UPSTAIRS’

In an office:
‘WOULD THE PERSON WHO TOOK THE STEP LADDER YESTERDAY …. PLEASE BRING IT BACK OR FURTHER STEPS WILL BE TAKEN ‘

In an office:
‘AFTER TEA BREAK STAFF SHOULD EMPTY THE TEAPOT AND STAND UPSIDE DOWN ON THE DRAINING BOARD’

Outside a secondhand shop:
‘WE EXCHANGE ANYTHING – BICYCLES, WASHING MACHINES, ETC. WHY NOT BRING YOUR WIFE ALONG AND GET A WONDERFUL BARGAIN?’

Notice in health food shop window:
‘CLOSED DUE TO ILLNESS’

Spotted in a safari park:
‘ELEPHANTS PLEASE STAY IN YOUR CAR’

Seen during a conference: ‘FOR ANYONE WHO HAS CHILDREN AND DOESN’T KNOW IT, THERE IS A DAY CARE ON THE 1ST FLOOR’

Notice in a farmer’s field:
‘THE FARMER ALLOWS WALKERS TO CROSS THE FIELD, FOR FREE, BUT THE BULL CHARGES.’

Message on a leaflet: ‘IF YOU CANNOT READ, THIS LEAFLET WILL TELL YOU HOW TO GET LESSONS’

On a repair shop door: ‘WE CAN REPAIR ANYTHING. (PLEASE KNOCK HARD ON THE DOOR – THE BELL DOESN’T WORK)’

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †



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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 1875 days ago

Ha! Ha!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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patron

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#2 posted 1875 days ago

thanks karson :
your heart and humor seem to be working just fine !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 1875 days ago

Here’s something for you.

Only great minds  can read this. 

This is weird, but interesting! 

fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid too 
cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can. 
i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno’t mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? Yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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SCOTSMAN

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#4 posted 1875 days ago

I was outside a restaurant which had a sign closed for lunch.true it was achinese restaurant in wales.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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odie

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#5 posted 1875 days ago

This isn’t a sign, but a sign of the times …

Last December while in L.A. visiting, I stayed in a hotel with a coffee shop. I went down for breakfast at 6:00 when they opened. There were two waitresses, two cooks, and a bus boy. One of the waitresses told me they couldn’t take any orders because the computers were down. I couldn’t even get a cup of coffee ????

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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TraumaJacques

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#6 posted 1875 days ago

Hey Karson ( oh by the way i can read Dick and Barb’s post like the morning paper) hooked on phonics worked for me!!
Since we are on the subject of kirks… why do we “drive” on a parkway and “park” on a driveway hummmm?
It is great to laugh.The alternative sucks!
How is The new battery pack?

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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PurpLev

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#7 posted 1875 days ago

good one Karson.

and Dick – if you’ve ever heard of speed-reading – it’s based on a similar concept – our brain can actually read an entire line by just looking at it – but our conscience is used to being “told” a story – so we still read word by word to the point that we can “hear” it in our mind – which is unnecessary and wasteful of time. google it up.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 1875 days ago

We went to Taco Johns in our town one morning, & ordered breakfast burritos.

They said,”SORRY! WE’RE OUT OF EGGS.”

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 1875 days ago

I often wish I could speed read.

I guess it takes a lot practice, I’d rather be woodworking.

Here’s a link about speed reading.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1875 days ago

Hey Karson
That’s funny stuff. I wrote a blog a while back saying that we should just focus on woodworking,But I have to admit I always enjoy the information you and Dick & Barb and others post with other information and humor after all.
Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Kent Shepherd

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#11 posted 1875 days ago

Karson, you made my day.—-Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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cabinetmaster

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#12 posted 1875 days ago

Karson and Dick & Barb all made my day….....................LOL Thanks, I really needed that after the last 2 days.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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jockmike2

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#13 posted 1874 days ago

Great stuff Karson, and Dick, goes to show you how important humor is on this site. We all get a big lift out of this kind of a laugh. Keep it coming, oh my Gosh, you just got another blog Karson…

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 1870 days ago

Good ones Karson & Dick.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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