"Well, there is only one piece of advice I can give you," said the wisest of wise men. "The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon."

('The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho)

Friday, November 22, 2013

And here's another offering.

Subject: Fwd: Fw: Antiques Roadshow

One should not take the English language for granted.

Paddy took 2 stuffed dogs to Antiques Roadshow

”Ooh”, said the presenter. “This is a very rare set produced by the celebrated Johns Brothers taxidermists who operated in London at the turn of last century. Do you have any idea what they would fetch if they were in good condition?”

“Sticks”, said Paddy


Yorkshire Pudding said...

Ha! Ha! Ha! (but I'm not Irish!)

Cro Magnon said...

I've just fallen off my chair!!

Helsie said...

Good one !


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