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Dreamy
Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:56:23 AM

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I get a little hoarse when talking about ponies. (Do you Punish or Pardon that one?)

When a visitor caught me in the nude I just had to grin and bare it. (Punish or Pardon?)

We called him "The Tortise" because he taught us. (Punish or Pardon?)

Job 33:15 "In a dream, in a vision of the night, When deep sleep falls upon men, In slumberings upon the bed;" Theology 101 "If He doesn't know everything then He isn't God."
Orson Burleigh
Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:33:09 AM

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Applause Being an unapologetic devotee of puns I would enthusiastically pardon the first two and would release the perpetrator of the third with the mildest of warnings: 'Tortoise' for 'taught us' does qualify as a pun in certain non-rhotic or aberrantly rhotic dialects of English.
FounDit
Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 11:11:06 AM

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How about:

We called him "The Tortise" because he's always snapping at us.

A great many people will think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. ~ William James ~
Dreamy
Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:06:52 PM

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FounDit wrote:
How about:

We called him "The Tortise" because he's always snapping at us.

Could be he didn't like your tortuous tautolgies.
He would snap at us but if we snapped back he would go into his shell complaining that we we couldn't spell.

Job 33:15 "In a dream, in a vision of the night, When deep sleep falls upon men, In slumberings upon the bed;" Theology 101 "If He doesn't know everything then He isn't God."
Dreamy
Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:24:22 PM

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Orson Burleigh wrote:
Applause Being an unapologetic devotee of puns I would enthusiastically pardon the first two and would release the perpetrator of the third with the mildest of warnings: 'Tortoise' for 'taught us' does qualify as a pun in certain non-rhotic or aberrantly rhotic dialects of English.

I learnt something. Awesome! Thanks, Orson.

Did you know a lot of people from the capital city of Italy are roamin' the earth?

Job 33:15 "In a dream, in a vision of the night, When deep sleep falls upon men, In slumberings upon the bed;" Theology 101 "If He doesn't know everything then He isn't God."
Orson Burleigh
Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:09:04 PM

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Dreamy wrote:


Did you know a lot of people from the capital city of Italy are roamin' the earth?[/quote]

It is said that SPQR actually stood for "Sono pazzi questi romani" : "These Romans are crazy"Think
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Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:52:36 PM

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Orson Burleigh wrote:
and would release the perpetrator of the third with the mildest of warnings: 'Tortoise' for 'taught us' does qualify as a pun in certain non-rhotic or aberrantly rhotic dialects of English.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The author comes from North West England.

აბა ყვავებს ვინ დაიჭერს, კარგო? გალიაში ბულბულები ზიან.
Dreamy
Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 2:05:05 AM

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On the side of a steep hill an auditor sighed at the sight of a loud crowd of cyclists who were not allowed on the site for reasons long steeped in myth and mystery.
They had no right so he began to write all their names and as a bell in the distance tolled he told them to leave.
One by one they kicked him in his left leg as they left and rode down the road on rented bikes.
Though the audit was costly the state could afford it and would give the auditor many a plaudit.
On his way home with all the names he had written the appreciative villagers noticed he walked with a list.

Job 33:15 "In a dream, in a vision of the night, When deep sleep falls upon men, In slumberings upon the bed;" Theology 101 "If He doesn't know everything then He isn't God."
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