Thursday, 2 February 2017

Worry is the Darkroom



It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from someone else's plate. ~ Dave Barry #quote

An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered. ~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton #quote

Whenever possible, please say whatever you have to say during commercials. ~ #ifmenwrotetherules

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance. #factoid

HADES, n. The lower world; the residence of departed spirits; the place where the dead live.~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

We could accomplish a lot more if we'd get rid of our ifs and and's; and get off our butts. #oneliners

ABSURDITY, n. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions all life is an experience. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

Worry is the darkroom in which 'negatives' are developed. #oneliners


PLEBISCITE, n. A popular vote to ascertain the will of the sovereign. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. ~ Thomas Jefferson #quote

Drink like a fish: To drink very heavily. #ENGidiom

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t. ~ Pete Seeger #quote

It's not the load that breaks you down; it's the way you carry it. ~ Lena Horne #quote

The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. ~ #OneLiner

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. #factoid

PENITENT, adj. Undergoing or awaiting punishment. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote



PROPHECY, n. The art and practice of selling one's credibility for future delivery. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Drive someone up the wall: To irritate and/or annoy very much. #ENGidiom


I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. ~ John D. Rockefeller Jr. #quote

We often fear being rejected so very much that we reject ourselves first before anyone else has the chance. #oneliners

We can see well into the past; we can guess shrewdly in to the future; but that which is rolled up and muffled in impenetrable folds is today ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

African Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words #factoid


SCRIBBLER, n. A professional writer whose views are antagonistic to one's own. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. #oneliners

SOPHISTRY, n. The controversial method of an opponent, distinguished from one's own by superior insincerity and fooling. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Run out of steam: To be completely out of energy. #ENGidiom

ANTIPATHY, n. The sentiment inspired by one's friend's friend. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Most accidents happen at home - maybe we should move? #oneliners


Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. ~ Dave Barry #quote

IMPUNITY, n. Wealth. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Now, come back downstairs and go back up WITHOUT stomping your feet! #Momism

Every person is a fool in somebody's opinion. ~ Spanish #Proverb

We have all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true. ~ University of Cambridge Professor Robert Silensky #quote
TAIL, n. The part of an animal's spine that has transcended its natural limitations to set up an independent existence in a world of its own. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Perestroika: You have two cows. You have to take care of them, but the Mafia takes all the milk. You steal back as much milk as you can and sell it on the "free" market. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough. ~ M. C. Escher #quote

Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety. ~ Euripides #quote

B positive is not my blood group, still its in my blood. #oneliners

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless whether the mad destruction is brought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty and democracy? ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

Smell A Rat: To detect someone in the group is betraying the others. #ENGidiom

A friend is someone who dances with you in the sunlight and walks beside you in the shadows. #oneliners

PASTIME, n. A device for promoting dejection. Gentle exercise for intellectual debility. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

One good thing about being wrong is the joy it brings to others. #oneliners


Adroit: clever, resourceful    #ExquisiteAdjectives

The total number of human olfactory receptor cells is about 40 million. #factoid

Nothing seems impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself. #oneliners

People who have heard me sing, say I don't. ~ Mark Twain #quote




Flies ~ A cloud, hatch, Business or swarm of flies. #factoid #collectivenouns

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

MAD, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote



A bitter pill - A situation or information that is unpleasant but must be accepted  #ENGidioms

POLITENESS, n. The most acceptable hypocrisy. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote