Pun Of The Weak: Mark Down

“My wife will buy anything marked down. Yesterday, she tried to buy an escalator.” — Joey Bishop

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Pun Of The Weak: Lecture

“I went to the Colorado School of Mines hoping to get involved in some exciting underground action, but I discovered it was just a lot of boring lectures.” – Jason Dias

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Elegant-Sounding

George Santayana stated that “to knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.” No one believed that philosophy more than Mark Twain. Twain has the knack of annoying the pompous and knocking the haughty ones off their high horses. There is one anecdote of Twain […]

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Quotable #6: Health Books

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” ― Mark Twain

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Strange Instructions Or: How I Stop Caring And Just Laugh At Them

In today’s world of sue-happy people, governments and companies can’t help but play safe by providing all sorts of crazy disclaimers and instructions that would make Captain Obvious proud. Of course, it’s just a matter of time before they would commit laughable bloopers. They may say that they only “erred on the side of caution” but […]

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Quite A Strange Review…

I found this rather amusing extract of a book review (the original review was not published) on The Mathematics Gazette vol. 8 no. 124 (1916).

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Pun Of The Weak: A Problem

A study found that many types of head lice have mutated and now have become resistant to over-the-counter treatments. The problem has scientists scratching their heads. – Conan O’Brien

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Pun Of The Weak: Comedian

“They laughed when I said I was going to be a comedian. Well, they’re not laughing now.” – Bob Monkhouse

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